Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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mediahound
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Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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Now that Costco takes Visa does Costco gas count as gas for the PenFed Visa 5% cash back?
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Re: Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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You will earn 5 Points per $1 for Net New Gasoline Purchases you make with the card, when paid for at the pump (based on Visa Merchant Category Codes 5542).
Maybe you can do a small gas purchase at Costco and report back?
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I don't have that card, but the category for my Costco gas purchases is listed as: "Vehicle Services AUTOMATED GAS DISPENSER"

For a Mastercard, recent purchase at Kwik Trip is listed as: "AUTOMATED FUEL DISPENSERS"

So it seems to me that Costco's gas is in the same category as any other gas station.
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Re: Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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I just went over my last PenFed statement, where I made a test purchase at Costco gas with my PenFed Visa. I can confirm that Costco does qualify as a "pay at pump" fuel purchase and I received the 5% reward. I also called PenFed customer service and they too confirmed that the fuel purchase at Costco did qualify for the reward.
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Re: Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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gvmelbrty wrote:I just went over my last PenFed statement, where I made a test purchase at Costco gas with my PenFed Visa. I can confirm that Costco does qualify as a "pay at pump" fuel purchase and I received the 5% reward. I also called PenFed customer service and they too confirmed that the fuel purchase at Costco did qualify for the reward.

Great, thanks for the info!
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Anyone try for the Bank Of America Cash Rewards (which is 5.25% cashback?)
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Re: Does Costco gas count as gas for PenFed Visa?

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Yes, tried with BOA cash rewards card. Costco gas does show as gas purchase and gets the 3% back.
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