Last four digits on Amex

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CarefulBuilder14
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Last four digits on Amex

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Tue May 31, 2016 10:53 am

Does anyone else have two or more Amex cards with the same last four digits?

I keep some card numbers stored on Amazon, and I find I can only distinguish between the cards if I look at their expiration dates.

Maybe I'll request a new number for one of them when convenient (not during constant travel).
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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby Tubpbs » Tue May 31, 2016 12:03 pm

CarefulBuilder14 wrote:Does anyone else have two or more Amex cards with the same last four digits?

I keep some card numbers stored on Amazon, and I find I can only distinguish between the cards if I look at their expiration dates.

Maybe I'll request a new number for one of them when convenient (not during constant travel).


Mine are the same as well. It's relatively annoying. (Last time I was on a call with Amex, they asked me for the last 5 digits on my card, ha).

But, yes, I do. And, yes, it can be a pain in the ass.
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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Tue May 31, 2016 12:43 pm

Re: Mine are the same as well. It's relatively annoying. (Last time I was on a call with Amex, they asked me for the last 5 digits on my card, ha).

Mine do have different 11th digits...although, of course, that difference doesn't help avoid confusion with most merchants that only look at 13-16 for V/MC/D, or 12-15 for Amex.
Warranties and sketchy merchants: Schwab Platinum
Price rewind: Costco
Travel insurance: Prestige, CSP
Perks: IHG, Hyatt
Rewards/Offers: Discover, Freedom, ED, BCE
Taxes/Misc: SPG

Limited value, might close: Arrival

Might add: First Tech, proper business card

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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby amexmember12 » Tue May 31, 2016 1:21 pm

Have the same issue with my cards as well.

Makes choosing the right card tough on various websites like Amazon who do not allow you to "name" your cards.
CSR $24K | Discover IT $22.9K | AMEX BCE $15K | AMEX EveryDay $12.9K | Marriott Premier - $11K | Delta Platinum $10K | Freedom $6.5K | Freedom $6K | BOA Travel Rewards - $2.7K | AMEX Platinum

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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby Tubpbs » Tue May 31, 2016 6:44 pm

I would say with a Platinum and BCP, it's not that bad because I'm not paying for regular items with the Platinum.

Still far from ideal though.
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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby PhillyPhoto » Tue May 31, 2016 6:54 pm

I used to have a Green and PRG with the same last 4 and same expiration dates. I told Amazon they should allow naming cards, but that's obviously gone no where.
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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby amexmember12 » Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:45 pm

PhillyPhoto wrote:I used to have a Green and PRG with the same last 4 and same expiration dates. I told Amazon they should allow naming cards, but that's obviously gone no where.


told them the samething too
CSR $24K | Discover IT $22.9K | AMEX BCE $15K | AMEX EveryDay $12.9K | Marriott Premier - $11K | Delta Platinum $10K | Freedom $6.5K | Freedom $6K | BOA Travel Rewards - $2.7K | AMEX Platinum

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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby cashinout » Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:08 am

I have this same problem I have platinum and PRG both have the same last four it is very annoying when saved info you are trying to figure out which card is which to use.
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Re: Last four digits on Amex

Postby TXviking » Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:33 am

I have not had this issue, but if I ever receive a card that has the same last four digits as an existing card of mine, I'll simply call the issuer and ask for the card to be reissued with a different number. They do this all the time when a credit card number gets stolen, so it should be no big deal.



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