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Discover it®

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

Discover it® Summary

  • 0% intro APR on purchases & balance transfers for 14 months—then a variable purchase APR applies, currently 10.99% - 22.99%. A 3% fee applies to each transferred balance.

  • Over 5,000 cardmembers rated 4.8 out of 5 stars* and now Discover "Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Credit Card Companies in a Tie" by J.D. Power*.

  • 5% cash back for online shopping and department store purchases on up to $1,500 - Oct. through Dec. 2014 when you sign up for 5%*. 1% cash back on all other purchases.

  • Free FICO® Credit Score online and on monthly statements*.

  • No annual fee, no late fee for your first late payment - APR won't go up for paying late, no overlimit fee and no foreign transaction fee.*

  • Each Discover purchase is monitored. If it's unusual, you're alerted by e-mail, phone or text-and never responsible for unauthorized Discover card purchases.

  • 100% U.S.- based customer service—anytime, day and night.

  • *See rates, rewards, free FICO® Credit Score terms and other info by clicking "Apply."

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 November 24, 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 N/A*
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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Average user reviews

Based on 1 review

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.
Helpful to 1 person
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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