Question about Sync

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LadyinRed
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Question about Sync

Postby LadyinRed » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:35 pm

Does anyone know if you sync your card with Facebook, Twitter, XBOX, etc, if your authorized users can use their cards to get the offer that you synced your card with?

For example, let's say I claimed the CPK offer from Facebook which is $10 off a $25 purchase. Could my husband (who's an auth user) use his card to claim the offer? We're on the same account, but it looks like our numbers are slightly different.

On that same note if the cards are considered separate cards (even though on the same account) could we double dip offers? Like could we both claim the offer and both use it?

Any help would be appreciated! (Though, really hoping that he can claim my offers, since he already tried to use one!)
AMEX: Blue Cash Preferred (6% on groceries, 3% gas & dept stores)
Capital One: Venture (2 points per $1, equivalent to 2%)
Chase: Freedom (rotating 5% categories), Disney Rewards (1 point per $1, Disney benefits)
US Bank: Cash+ (5% bookstores / 5% Electronic Stores)


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Postby Gamma » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:15 am

Yes you can. When the $10 statement credit came out for syncing your card into your xbox, I went ahead and synced me (primary), my brother (authorized user), and my mothers (authorized user) cards in the xbox and got 10 statement credit for each one. I also did the same thing for Small Business and enrolled in all our cards and got the 25 statement credit for each 25+ purchase we made to each of the cards :D

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Postby LadyinRed » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:14 pm

So does that mean that each card acts separately even if it's on the same account? So if I synced my card for the CPK $10 off $25 offer and my husband used his card, then it wouldn't count?

Also - did you have to unsync each card with xbox live after syncing it? Does that mean you won't be eligible for any other offers?
AMEX: Blue Cash Preferred (6% on groceries, 3% gas & dept stores)
Capital One: Venture (2 points per $1, equivalent to 2%)
Chase: Freedom (rotating 5% categories), Disney Rewards (1 point per $1, Disney benefits)
US Bank: Cash+ (5% bookstores / 5% Electronic Stores)


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Postby Gamma » Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:28 pm

Oh I'm sorry I misread your first post.

LadyinRed wrote:So does that mean that each card acts separately even if it's on the same account? So if I synced my card for the CPK $10 off $25 offer and my husband used his card, then it wouldn't count?

Also - did you have to unsync each card with xbox live after syncing it? Does that mean you won't be eligible for any other offers?

Yes, even though your husband's card is linked to your account, he would still have to sync his card in facebook/Xbox to be able to get that offer. Example: you synced your card for the CPK $10 off $25 (I'm guessing it's the California Pizza Kitchen) and you tell your husband to use the offer on his card, it will NOT work. He would have to sync his own card on facebook to obtain that offer. So in a sense, each card acts as if its own separate account so you can basically use that offer twice. One for your card, one for his card. Just don't forget to sync both if you gonna use offer twice!
For the Xbox live credit, I didn't unsync my card after syncing it. I made an account for my mother for Xbox live which took like 2 mins and then synced her card in it and left it like that. Got offer and synced my card and my brothers in our own Xbox live accounts and got offer. I think it says in the fine print if you unsync your card a little after getting your $10 credit, then that offer will be reversed.

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:47 am

Do you guys prefer sync over a rewards mall?
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
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Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby cashback » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:59 am

FutureBillionaire wrote:Do you guys prefer sync over a rewards mall?


Sync is confusing to me
Credit Cards
Amex BCE 25K ---- PenFed Platinum Rewards 15.5K --- US Bank Cash+ 12K --- Discover IT 6K --- Citi Dividend 5K --- Chase Freedom 12.5K --- Amex SPG 6K --- Citi Thank You Preferred 15K

Not Used
Citi Simplicity - 5K, Sam's Club Discover - 10K

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Sallie Mae World Mastercard

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Postby Gamma » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:03 pm

FutureBillionaire wrote:Do you guys prefer sync over a rewards mall?

The rewards mall doesn't come included with the BCP I have. That's my only Amex card and I don't really buy much online to benefit from that. I prefer syncing and most offers that come out are places I usually go to. Too bad I'm not really much of a Halo fan else that 50 back from best buy offer would really be easy money.


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Postby LadyinRed » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:33 am

Thanks for your help!

Gamma wrote:The rewards mall doesn't come included with the BCP I have. That's my only Amex card and I don't really buy much online to benefit from that. I prefer syncing and most offers that come out are places I usually go to. Too bad I'm not really much of a Halo fan else that 50 back from best buy offer would really be easy money.


Rent Halo 4. You can rent it at Blockbuster. The achievement for the Best Buy offer takes no time at all. It's just completing a short mission. And you can do it on easy. Took me about an hour (and I suck at gaming - my husband is the gamer) and I've heard other people taking like 15 minutes.
AMEX: Blue Cash Preferred (6% on groceries, 3% gas & dept stores)
Capital One: Venture (2 points per $1, equivalent to 2%)
Chase: Freedom (rotating 5% categories), Disney Rewards (1 point per $1, Disney benefits)
US Bank: Cash+ (5% bookstores / 5% Electronic Stores)



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