Using a debit card can be a convenient alternative to cash, checks or credit cards.
But many debit cards also have a credit network logo on them — Visa® or Mastercard®, for example — that lets you choose to pay with credit at merchants that accept those credit cards.
Can you pay credit card with debit?
You cannot use a debit card or another credit card to pay your monthly credit card bill. Essentially, your debit card doubles as a credit card. However, the difference is, the repayment from any purchases you make will be deducted from your joint account. It is not unsecured credit.
Can I pay a credit card bill with another card?
Most issuers won’t allow you to just punch in another credit card number online to make your payment. But there’s a way around this: You can take a cash advance from one credit card at an ATM, deposit the money into your checking account, then use those funds to pay your other card.
Can you pay Discover with a debit card?
You can pay by personal check, cashier’s check or money order. Send your payment early enough to allow for mail and processing time to avoid any late fees. Discover Card recommends mailing your payment seven to 10 days before the due date.
Is it better to pay bills with credit or debit?
Manage Cash Flow
If it’s more than a handful, life might be easier if you pay with a credit card. Instead, you can just put all your bills on your credit card and then make one large payment every month. However, if you use a debit card you will need to make sure funds are available.