I shop at Ebates in store, but I shop at other places more. Can I use this card anywhere?

Answered on March 13, 2017
Updated on March 13, 2017
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Amy Miller Amy Miller
Yes, you can use it anywhere Visa is accepted. But for purchases outside Ebates you'll get rewards of only 1%, you'll get 3% only at Ebates. So before applying, consider your purchases. If you shop at Ebates a lot, then getting this card makes sense. If not, you should probably consider regular rewards cards. They usually offer standard rewards of around 1% in all purchase categories and higher rewards in selected categories, but since you are able to use them anywhere, it pays its way, especially if you combine them with a tempting sign-up bonus. This way you'll have lots of cashback from the start, which you can spend on whatever you like. If you are a frequent traveler, you'd be better off with a card that has miles as rewards. By using such a card you can gain enough rewards for a whole trip. Or you can get a point rewards card and then redeem points for something you've been long craving for. By all means, a regular rewards card beats a store card by far.
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