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Discover Match®

FAQs about Discover Match
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How does Discover Match® work?

Once your new account is approved, you're automatically enrolled in Discover Match. All the Miles rewards you've earned by the end of your first year with Discover, we will match Mile-for-Mile1Refer to footnote Rewards.

How long does Discover Match last?

Discover Match starts the day your new account is approved and goes through your first 365 days or 12 consecutive billing cycles, whichever is longer.

What Miles qualify for Discover Match?

All Miles earned while your account is enrolled in Discover Match are matched. Miles rewards are earned when they're processed, which may be after the transaction date.

What Miles don't qualify for Discover Match?

Rewards that are processed after your Discover Match ends are not matched. For example if you make transactions towards the end of your Discover Match period, and the Miles rewards for those transactions are processed after Discover Match ends, they will not be matched. This also applies to Miles rewards earned from promotional offers you may receive from Discover outside of your standard rewards program. Additionally, statement credits and transfers from Discover checking are not matched.

How much Discover Match can I earn?

There's no minimum spending or limit to how much we'll match! So if you've earned 2,500 Miles, we'll give you another 2,500 Miles. Or if you earn 15,000 Miles, we'll give you another 15,000 Miles.

What happens if I redeem Miles before receiving my Discover Match award?

You can redeem Miles in any amount as soon as they are available in your Miles account. This will not impact your Match award. So any Miles that you redeem prior to Discover Match ending will still be matched.

When do I get my Discover Match?

Within two billing periods of your Discover Match ending, the final amount is added to your Miles account.

How can I find out how much Discover Match I've earned so far?

While you're in Discover Match, you can track how much you've earned by visiting the Miles Summary page.

Do I qualify for Discover Match?

Discover Match is only available for new cardmembers.

Why didn't I receive my Discover Match award?

If your account is closed when we calculate your Discover Match award, your rewards will not be matched.


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We'll match all the Miles rewards you've earned on your credit card from the day your new account is approved through your first 12 consecutive billing periods or 365 days, whichever is longer, and add it to your rewards account within two billing periods. You've earned Miles rewards only when they're processed, which may be after the transaction date. We will not match: rewards that are processed after your match period ends; statement credits; rewards transfers from Discover checking or other deposit accounts; or rewards for accounts that are closed. This promotional offer may not be available in the future and is exclusively for new cardmembers. No purchase minimums.

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