Funny AT&T Ad...

KrakaJap

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Just got an email from AT&T about the AutoPay / $20 Gift Card offer.

Down at the very bottom in the fine print it says:
"AT&T also accepts bank draft, EFT, Discover Network, VISA, and American Express for bill payment, but an AT&T Gift Card is not provided when using these payment methods to enroll in AutoPay."

LOL Exclusively MasterCard I guess. I'm assuming this Gift Card was an offer given to AT&T by MasterCard. I wonder how many people are going to sign up without reading the fine print and get pissed because they don't get their $20. :p
 

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Good thing I almost always read the fine print (except on things like a BigMac or Large Fries... that would only depress me). LOL
 

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Not sure about a link as I threw away the ad but I'm sure it's on their website somewere. Piece of advise though... a one time $20 check really isn't worth the roughly 5 points you'll drop on your credit score just by obtaining a new credit card. :)
 

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Not sure about a link as I threw away the ad but I'm sure it's on their website somewere. Piece of advise though... a one time $20 check really isn't worth the roughly 5 points you'll drop on your credit score just by obtaining a new credit card. :)
I googled this offer and found a copy of the email it's not a credit card you sign up for. ATT doesn't have their own card. You just use your existing MasterCard.

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keep it simple
Enjoy peace of mind with AutoPay
You know how easy it is to pay your bill online and how simple it is to conserve with paperless billing. So why not enjoy even more convenience by signing up for AutoPay?
AutoPay is a safe and secure way to automatically pay your wireless bill every month. Signing up only takes a few moments, and when you enroll by December 11, 2009, using your MasterCard*, we'll send you a $20 AT&T Gift Card.
Signing up is simple:
• Log in to your AT&T myWireless account
• Select "Enroll me in AutoPay" and click "Save"
AutoPay is just one of the many ways AT&T helps our customers reduce clutter and conserve natural resources. Learn more.
AT&T also accepts bank draft, EFT, Discover Network, VISA®
and American Express for bill payment, but an AT&T Gift Card is not provided when using these payment methods to enroll in AutoPay.
Fine prints:
Gift Card from AT&T: Receive $20 AT&T Gift Card with enrollment in AutoPay, AT&T's automatic monthly payment service, using a MasterCard credit card or MasterCard debit card. Allow 4-6 weeks for fulfillment. Card may be used only in the U.S. wherever major credit cards are accepted. May be used to pay wireless bill. Not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at ATMs or gas pumps. Offer not transferable and only available to the wireless account to which the email was initially delivered. Some restrictions and other charges apply. See terms at www.ATTMCGiftCard.com/FAQ. Cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts.
You have received this email because you are a wireless customer of AT&T. If you have any questions about how AT&T collects, uses and protects your personal information as a wireless customer, please visit our Privacy Policy at wireless.att.com/privacy. If you no longer wish to receive future advertising emails from AT&T, please click here to unsubscribe. To ensure delivery, please add our "From" address (att@em.wireless.att-mail.com) to your address book.
This is an AT&T promotional email.
© 2009 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.
AT&T Mobility, 1055 Lenox Park Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30319-5309, United States of America

5 points wouldn't hurt my score anyway :)
 

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That's what I meant... I misunderstood and thought you said you were going to "get" a MC in order to sign up for autopay. :)