How To Get $10 Verizon Discount & Still Pay With A Credit Card
One of our Facebook Group members about how Verizon was charging them $10 to pay their cell phone bill with a credit card. That was not entirely accurate, Verizon gives you a $10 discount per month for setting up auto pay with a debit card or bank account. The Facebook Group member had changed their auto pay from a debit card to a credit card so the bill went up $10. Some other members chipped in on how you can have the best of both worlds.
Have Your Cake & Eat It Too
Phone bills are a big time bonus category for some of us. If you have a card like the Chase Ink Cash or Chase Ink Preferred then you are getting 3X-5X Ultimate Rewards for that bill. That equates to 5%-9% back with a 1.8 cent valuation. But if your cell phone bill is under $100 you would be better off with the $10 discount since that is a savings of 10%+.
A few different members explained how to get the best of both worlds. What they do is set up the Auto Pay feature for a debit card or bank account and then prepay all or most of their bill each month with a credit card. You get the discount and still earn the points!
This is a pretty easy tip that can save you $10 a month if you are a Verizon customer. Another option may be to purchase Verizon gift cards at a grocery store and pay your bill with those. That is me just hypothetically speaking since I have no real world experience with this. But you could get 6%+ back at the grocery store for the purchase and maybe earn fuel points too. That may be another option if you don’t have a card that earns bonus points on phone bills.