Update: Some readers let me know not all mortgage payments are working, but many are!
Here’s an example from my account:
As long as the “Submit Payment” button isn’t grayed out, you should be good to go! Let me know if it works for you!
More data points slash adventures with Plastiq.
So I just got a new Bank of America Alaska Airlines card – I get a new one every 45 days for a quick injection of 30,000 Alaska miles. Those are, of course, Visa cards, which Plastiq said would no longer work.
Well today, I paid the rent for one of my Airbnbs with this card on Plastiq.
And it went through without a hitch:
Considering the minimum spending on this card is only $1,000, I was able to knock most of it out with a single rent payment. Then I sent $50 to my utility company to trigger the sign-up bonus. Minimum spending done in under a minute. AWESOME!
This isn’t a fluke. My friend Angie used her Chase Fairmont card to pay her mortgage via Plastiq recently, too – that’s also a Visa card. And I’ve heard others have had success, too.
Plastiq Visa payments
While I think 3X with the Chase Sapphire Reserve is long gone, using Plastiq to meet minimum spending on Visa cards is extremely easy. Even with the 2.5% fee considered, having it done in seconds sure beats having to monitor it for a few months. Especially if you need to spend a few thousand.
I also just confirmed 3X still works with the Citi AT&T Access More card. And wrote about why you’d even consider using the new Blue Business Plus Amex for Plastiq payments, too.
But given that I can still get 3X, the gravy train is still on – at least for now.
And moreover, it seems you can use your Visa cards again. So if you have a Visa and want to make some Plastiq payments for rent, mortgage, or HOA, they should go through just fine. 🙂
Have you had recent success using a Visa card for a rent payment through Plastiq?