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Plastiq for rent, tuition, utilities, etc.

Old Aug 25, 2016, 11:22 am
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Originally Posted by rocky_nnc
received the same,

which card to use the best ?
I have Prestige & ATT , what does citi code Plastiq as?
Pretty sure it's written on wiki
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Old Aug 25, 2016, 1:13 pm
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Does anyone know how the scheduling works? I haven't signed up yet for Plastiq, but with the 1.75% promo I'd like to schedule out maybe as far as they'll let me. Can I cancel future payments if I've done that? We're likely to refinance the mortgage at some point in the relatively near future, though not before the 6 month minimum on this promotion.
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Old Aug 25, 2016, 1:30 pm
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I dont know how far you can schedule out. I scheduled 3 years out on the last promo. (I wish I did longer). Your are able to cancel any single or all remaining future paymnets. I regularly cancel a single months payment when a better deal shows up, or i need a minimum spend or when I get referral credits.

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Old Aug 25, 2016, 3:33 pm
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Forgive me if this is already answered.

I pay rent to my landlord using Plastiq or Radpad sometimes. Now all he gets is a cheque in his name.
Now since I use Citi AT&T, I get 3x points and the fee is fine especially with the promo 1.75% , its 0.057 cpm.

Question is Why can't I just mail a $5000 or whatever amt cheque to my spouse or a relative at a different address and last name (as fake rent) using this service and cash the cheque and pay the credit card, isn't this a very good option of Manufactured spending? What am I missing?
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Old Aug 25, 2016, 3:41 pm
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Originally Posted by logs90210
Question is Why can't I just mail a $5000 or whatever amt cheque to my spouse or a relative at a different address and last name (as fake rent) using this service and cash the cheque and pay the credit card, isn't this a very good option of Manufactured spending? What am I missing?
It was answered (by me) on the previous page:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/27107732-post489.html
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Old Aug 25, 2016, 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by chrisremo
It was answered (by me) on the previous page:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/27107732-post489.html
Yes, but assuming you could get by that team? Is there any other reason why this is not a good option for mfg spending?

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Old Aug 25, 2016, 5:48 pm
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Originally Posted by logs90210
Yes, but assuming you could get by that team? Is there any other reason why this is not a good option for mfg spending?
If that works, then sure, go for it.
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 8:11 am
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Originally Posted by chaser123
I dont know how far you can schedule out. I scheduled 3 years out on the last promo. (I wish I did longer). Your are able to cancel any single or all remaining future paymnets. I regularly cancel a single months payment when a better deal shows up, or i need a minimum spend or when I get referral credits.
Question on this. If I schedule out payments long-term, am I able to change the credit card I use down the line on those scheduled payments?

Ideally I'd like to change it multiple times for minimum spend purposes and still keep the 1.75% rate.
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 8:31 am
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Originally Posted by BringBackTWA
Question on this. If I schedule out payments long-term, am I able to change the credit card I use down the line on those scheduled payments?

Ideally I'd like to change it multiple times for minimum spend purposes and still keep the 1.75% rate.
As far as I'm concerned, you are not able to change cards. I had my Premier card linked to the 1.5% promo last year and couldn't figure out how to do it.
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 8:40 am
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 10:23 am
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Anyone had any problems/issues with Plastiq refusing to send out checks (to within US) if you login (submit orders) from overseas? Will be in China/Asia next few weeks not sure if I can still use their service while over there.
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by DaveInLA
As far as I'm concerned, you are not able to change cards. I had my Premier card linked to the 1.5% promo last year and couldn't figure out how to do it.
I think this is correct
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Old Aug 26, 2016, 9:24 pm
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Originally Posted by phiota
Anyone had any problems/issues with Plastiq refusing to send out checks (to within US) if you login (submit orders) from overseas? Will be in China/Asia next few weeks not sure if I can still use their service while over there.
Nope. I used it while in Amsterdam last week and it went through just fine.
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Old Aug 27, 2016, 12:08 pm
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what is the limit for plastiq .. my business rent is 15k a month and would love to be able to get points for it
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Old Aug 27, 2016, 2:33 pm
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So it looks like Plastiq only lets you schedule out as far as the expiration date on the credit card. Adding one more month and I get an error.

Trying to figure out how to not use my Fee Free Dollars on this schedule, but not having much luck.

Edit: I just canceled the recurring payment, and made a different payment instead. Then added the recurring scheduled payment back. I'm not sure that was the best thing to do. When I set up the schedule before that other payment, it calculated the fee after the FFDs, and then showed a 1.63% fee for the whole schedule, and then FURTHER reduced the first payment by my FFDs. I expect they would have fixed that before the payments went out, though. When I set up the schedule after using my FFDs, it shows the correct 1.75% for each payment. If they don't fix that, could have saved myself some money there. If they do fix it, then it would have been a waste of FFDs on a lower-fee payment.

Edit 2: Bah, I wasted them anyway. I just discovered my electric company lets me pay online with a credit card for a flat fee of $1.65. How did I not know that before?

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