gas promotion = credit increase

All about Discover & Diners Club - talk about their credit card deals such as the More, Miles, Escape, and others.
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catsartcox
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gas promotion = credit increase

Postby catsartcox » Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:08 pm

I though I would tell you guys about this. As i was successful using there promotion so ask for a increase sooner then allowed.

Two months ago on my discover card I went from 500-700. I called them and the moved it up too 1200. Today I learned about their 5% cash back deal on gas starting in a few months. So I called them and told them I planed to use my citi card for my road trip this july but it would be nice to use this for it instead.

My Citi card CL is 2500. I told them that I would not be happy putting 700$ worth of gas on a card with only a 1100 limit. That would hurt my ratio and all.

She transferred me to a specialist and her I talked for a few minutes about my trip and my job. She then came back and said she was happy to move my cards limit up to 2500.

Doing pretty good...

I am trying pretty damn hard to play this credit game correctly. I want to be able to earn every banks respect. So down the road the would do what I ask with out any trouble. Cars, houses and all.
-Q


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Postby catsartcox » Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:11 pm

FYI I have had the card for only 7 months.
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Postby agp » Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:03 pm

Was your 500-700 automatic? How come nobody ever gives me automatic increases...

Main Card: Amex Platinum
For gas: Penfed Platinum Cash Rewards
For travel & dining: Chase Sapphire Preferred

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Postby rockyrock » Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:21 am

agp wrote: How come nobody ever gives me automatic increases...


Discover is the only commercial card that has given me an auto-increase.
Sapphire Reserve: travel & dining
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Postby catsartcox » Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:02 pm

Yeah the 500-700 was automatic. After I got the e-mail I called them and they gave me a little more bringing it up to 1100. (It is 1100, sorry for the typo in the first post.)
-Q



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