Cashback is a joke

August 19, 2014

Charles F, Seattle, WA:

I have been going through Shop Discover to make purchases at Groupon a lot. For a while, I was getting my bonus, but over the past several months, stopped receiving them. I contacted customer service and listed my order numbers, date of purchase, and amount as they requested. They responded that purchases made partly with Groupon Bucks are not eligible claiming they are a promotion or discount. When I have purchased Groupons with a promotion or discount, it says it on the transaction. Groupon Bucks are from gift cards which are purchased by cash. Apparently, cash is a discount or promotion. If I went to Home Depot, bought something using a gift card as partial payment and used Discover for the rest, I would get the bonus on what I charged to Discover. So that makes no sense.

I purchase more than one Groupon deal at a time, most of the time. They did not bother to look at the fact that my purchase would show as one charge for all three and not three different transactions on my Discover Card.

They claim I did not access Groupon through Shop Discover. I know I did because I do it every time. Why would I not want to go through Shop Discover when I know I am going to get a cash back bonus? It absolutely makes no sense. The best part is, Discover tracks when we sign on to their websites and knows who we shop through on Shop Discover. If say they tell you something different, it is not true. That is how they know who it is profitable for them to have a contract with for a cash back bonus.

Anyway, I got ripped off so will probably use a different card that will give me cash back even if it is less than what Discover would give me. At this time Discover is not giving me what it has promised even after I followed all of their rules.

Love 5% cash back

August 19, 2014

Barbara Z, Eagle River, WI:

We build our cash back bonus shopping through Discover online and taking advantage of the quarterly 5% back deals.


August 17, 2014

Robert T, Fort Worth, TX:

I have been using DISCOVER since 1990. I have built up cashback bonuses and used them to buy items. I HAVE BEEN MISSING OUT on another tool. Recently my Washer went out (last month). Well, Sears had a sale going on and we picked out what we (she) wanted. I remembered “shop with discover” and went online to discover and looked up Sears. To my amazement, Sears was there and not just with a 1% cashback, but with a whopping 10% cashback. We(she) also decided to get the matching dryer. Bottom line is we spent 1200.00 (pre-tax). Thus, we got back 120.00. It’s like a savings account, BUT, DISCOVER IS PUTTING THE MONEY IN OUR ACCOUNT FOR US.. I now shope for even small items and not only is my account growing, but the items are ready for me to pick up. No waiting in line to pay at the register. SHOP DISCOVER!!! WATCH YOUR MONEY GROW!!!


July 16, 2014

Zhe l, Albany, NY:

I only hold one discover for half year and already got more than $100 bonus.
The best way is to use shopping discover plus website sale.

PLUS, they give you gift card with 5%, 10% even 20% discount!

PLUS, small value of bonus can use directly buying Amazon gift card, you will use it future anyway.

The best online shopping card ever.

I feel lucky to have this one as my first U.S. credit card.

Make my day and someone elses

April 18, 2014

Jnna W, Dubuque, IA:

I use my Discover Card for all purchases, bills and online shopping (including ShopDiscover). It racks up the rewards very quickly. I redeem them for restaurant certificates so that I can take my kids out and it feels like we are being treated. I have also sent them to friends anonymously. This time I am sending one to a friend going through a divorce with little extra money. I want her to be able to take her kids out for Valentine’s Day.

Cashback Bonus = Stock Purchases

April 18, 2014

Rafael T, San Francisco, CA:

I only recently started to use Discover, making purchases from retailers who offered a 10% cashback bonus after the holidays. The items purchased, which were all on sale from national retailers, in turn provided inventory for my small, but fledgling auction e-store, it’s profits used to purchase more inventory.

The cashback bonuses, which totaled over $300 during the holiday season were then earmarked for small stock purchases, providing a little more long term financial security for my family.

Loving ShopDiscover but want added to the list!

April 17, 2014

Tim H, Los Angeles, CA:

I’m loving the ShopDiscover retail partners. I’m saving a whole bunch of money.

I would like to put in a strong request for to be added to the list. I do a lot of online shopping there and it would great if it was added!!


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