Discover it®

Intro APR
0%
14 months
Regular APR
10.99% - 22.99% Variable*
Balance Transfer
0%
14 months
4.9
Expert Rating: 4.90 / 5 stars

Discover it® Summary

  • Fair. No annual fee. No overlimit fee. No foreign transaction fee. Pay up to midnight ET online or by phone on your due date without a fee. Plus, paying late won't raise your APR.*

  • Generous. 5% cash back at Home Improvement Stores, Furniture Stores and Bed Bath & Beyond® on up to $1,500 in purchases from April through June 2014.*

  • Human. 100% U.S.-based customer service available any time.

  • Safe. Because you're never responsible for unauthorized charges with our $0 Fraud Liability Guarantee.

  • Plus, free FICO® Credit Score on your monthly statement to help you stay on top of your credit.*

  • 0% Intro APR* on purchases and balance transfers for 14 months. Then the variable purchase APR applies, currently 10.99% - 22.99%. A fee of 3% applies for each balance transferred.

  • *Click "Apply" to see rates, rewards, and free FICO® Credit Score terms and other information.

Creditnet's Full Review

The Discover it card combines a lucrative cash back program with member perks not usually associated with cash back cards - think late fee forgiveness and no foreign transaction fees - for what is absolutely one of the best credit cards available today.
 
Cardholders earn 5 percent cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases made in rotating categories that change each quarter with free and easy sign-up, and a full 1 percent on all other purchases* with no expiration dates or limits.
 
Last but certainly not least is the 14-month intro period in which you pay ZERO in interest on new purchases and balance transfers. 
 
Nothing bad to say about this card - the Discover it card is an excellent option for consumers interested in earning some serious cash back...

Creditnet's Expert Rating & Review

by on April 18, 2014

4.9
Expert Rating: 4.90 / 5 stars
Favorite Card Features:

Lack of fees. No foreign transaction fees, no late fee on your first late payment and no annual fee. Plus, your APR won't go up due to late payments.

Least Favorite Features:

Can't come up with any...

Our Final Take:

The bottom line is the Discover it Card is one of the best cash back credit cards on the market today. If you have good credit and are in search of a cash back credit card, you'd be hard-pressed to find one better than the Discover it Card.

Offer details may have changed since the last update of the information on this page. Please see Fees, Terms & Conditions for updated and complete information.

Purchase Rates
Intro APR: 0% Credit Required: excellent
Intro Period: 14 months Set Up Fee $0.00
Ongoing APR: 10.99% - 22.99% Variable* Annual Fee $0
Penalty APR: None
Balance Transfer
Intro APR✝: 0%
Intro Period: 14 months
Ongoing APR: 10.99% - 22.99% Variable*
Transfer Fee: 3% of the amount of each transfer.

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Overall
5
Customer Service
5
Reward Redemption
5
Accuracy of Statements
5

Discover It has Amazing Customer Service!

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Overall:
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Customer Service:
5
Reward Redemption:
5
Accuracy of Statements:
5

Card Purpose:

Student
cheeseball13 Would recommend to a friend.
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Reviewed on: Tue, 2013-07-23 10:53
I just got off the phone with a customer service representative.  She was knowledgeable, friendly and got my questions answered immediately.  The weirdest thing, though, was that she was in Arizona, and I could actually understand what she was saying because the connection was so clear! It was a nice change to be speaking to somebody who wasn't just reading from a script on a customer service line for once.    But the customer service isn't the only good thing.  They have this spend analyzer that has helped me cut down in some categories and they have some other, under-advertised perks like purchase price protection, extended warranty and accidental damage protection.  I use the Discover for all online or high value purchases for exactly that reason.   The one downside is that Discover still isn't accepted at as many merchants as other cards, but it's pretty rare to run into one of those.  Nonetheless, I would highly recommend this card.
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