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Wells Fargo Platinum 5x at Grocery-Gas-Drugstores(2016 onwards)

Wells Fargo Platinum 5x at Grocery-Gas-Drugstores(2016 onwards)

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This is the thread for 2016. The previous megathread is here.

The current WF cards that earn 5x Go Far Rewards points (WF points) are WF Visa Signature card and WF Rewards card. The 5x introductory period is 6 months, then they earn just 1x WF points. Each card is now capped the 5x at $12,500. (Updated Mar-2019)

Wells Fargo Visa Signature card:
https://www.wellsfargo.com/credit-cards/visa-signature/

Wells Fargo Visa Rewards Card:
https://www.wellsfargo.com/credit-cards/rewards/

Churnable to get repeated 5x rewards?

Not possible
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/22871522-post710.html

How to pay down CL quickly?
Use WF account to pay

Likely to get shut down if...?
- Cycling several times through your CL
- Cause a negative balance
- Have a really high balance
- Calling in and getting caught by human eyes on MS activities.

To check what your 5X/5% window is:
In your account summary page on WF website, go into the CC, and click "show my rewards" on the left side, then click "Visit Wells Fargo Rewards"
From there go to "Earn Rewards" on the top and click "My Offers" and go into the "Promotional Offers-Usage" tab.

To check which transactions get 5X/5% before your statement posts
To check if new transactions are eligible, go to "My Rewards" on the top, click "Activity", and set the start/end dates. You should see a "bonus earning" 4% for anything that's eligible.

What to do when transaction not going through due to FA?
Human @ fraud prevention line is 877-575-0462 (to verify charges if locked out) (Update 3-3-15 - Phone number no longer in service per this post)

Automated response number: 800-446-0664
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Old Sep 23, 18, 11:54 pm
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Originally Posted by chippy111 View Post
I bought $ 2800 ish in visa gift cards from OD/OM . Only got 7000 in my gorewards. Iím confused...
Yup its 50% off up to 7,000 points which equals to $140 to max out this promo.
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Old Sep 24, 18, 4:51 am
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I see. Didnít realize that it was 7000 max
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Old Sep 24, 18, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by cdog999 View Post
What? It maxes out at 7000 points (you need to spend $140 to hit this) if you had the same 50% reward I had.
Originally Posted by alphakenny1 View Post
Yup its 50% off up to 7,000 points which equals to $140 to max out this promo.
Per store or total? ie can I get 7000 points at each of Staples, OD/OM, Kmart, etc, or 7000 points total?
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Old Oct 1, 18, 8:34 pm
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Per store or total? ie can I get 7000 points at each of Staples, OD/OM, Kmart, etc, or 7000 points total?
anyone knows?
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Old Oct 2, 18, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by devastitis View Post

Per store or total? ie can I get 7000 points at each of Staples, OD/OM, Kmart, etc, or 7000 points total?
Originally Posted by mangoed View Post
anyone knows?
It is per store.
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Old Mar 16, 19, 7:44 am
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Anyone have an updated automated number to clear fraud alerts? Number in wiki no longer works.
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Old Mar 16, 19, 11:47 pm
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Anyone have an updated automated number to clear fraud alerts? Number in wiki no longer works.
The one I used to use is (888)671-2468. Not sure if that's still good.
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Old Mar 17, 19, 7:45 am
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Wiki updated.

Mod, can you change the thread title to "Wells Fargo Credit Cards earning 5x at ...." and remove the "Platinum"? The Platinum card no longer earns reward point.
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