15 April 2022 9:26

What is a Capital One Walmart Rewards card?

The Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard is a co-branded cash back credit card. Unlike some retail cards, you’re not limited to only purchases at Walmart. Since it’s a Mastercard credit card, you can use it anywhere Mastercard is accepted — and you’ll even earn bonus rewards in some non-Walmart categories.

How does Capital One Walmart Rewards card work?

Rewards: The Capital One Walmart Rewards Card earns 5% cash back at Walmart.com; 5% cash back on store purchases for the first year with the store’s mobile wallet, Walmart Pay, then 2% thereafter; 2% back on dining and travel; and 1% back on all other eligible purchases.

Is Walmart Rewards card a credit card?

Since the Walmart Rewards Card is a store credit card that’s only good for Walmart purchases or gas purchases made at Walmart or Murphy USA gas stations, this card is best for frequent Walmart shoppers. If you want a Walmart credit card you can use anywhere, check out the Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard instead.

Can the Capital One Walmart Rewards card be used anywhere?

The Capital One® Walmart Rewards™Mastercard can be used for Walmart purchases and anywhere else that Mastercard is accepted. The Walmart Rewards™Card can only be used for Walmart purchases (Walmart.com, in the Walmart App(s), in stores, and at Walmart and Murphy USA Gas Stations).

What is the difference between Walmart Rewards and Capital One?

The Walmart Rewards card and Capital One Walmart Rewards Card are very similar. The major difference is that you can only use the Walmart Rewards card at Walmart. But both cards come with these perks: 5% back on Walmart.com and Walmart Grocery Pickup and Delivery purchases.

Is Capital One Walmart Rewards card good?

The Capital One® Walmart Rewards® Card* is an ideal choice for those who do a significant amount of shopping at Walmart. Although the superstore is already known for its everyday low prices, using the Walmart credit card to pay for your purchases will snag you even more savings.

Can I get cash back on my Walmart Rewards card?

Yes, you can get cash back from a Walmart Credit Card simply by making purchases with your card. This is the case for both the Walmart Credit Card and the Walmart® Store Card.

What can you do with a Walmart Rewards card?

With this card, you can earn 5% back on Walmart.com and Walmart mobile app purchases, including pickup and delivery. You’ll also get 2% back at Walmart stores and fuel stations (including Murphy USA), at restaurants, and on travel. Every other purchase earns 1% cash back.

What are Walmart Rewards points worth?


You earn the same rewards rate with no time limit on Walmart.com and the Walmart app, including on grocery pickup and delivery. In all cases, points are each worth $0.01.

Is the Capital One Walmart card hard to get?

There is no hard and fast number when it comes to the credit score required to get a Capital One Walmart Rewards™ Card or Walmart Rewards™ Card.

Can I only use my Capital One Walmart Rewards card at Walmart?

While the Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard can be used at any retailer that accepts Capital One, the Walmart Rewards Card is only accepted at Walmart and Sam’s Club stores, including their associated gas stations and the Walmart website.

What credit score do you need for a Walmart credit card?


Here’s what you need to know about the Walmart Credit Card credit score: Both the Walmart Credit Card and the Walmart® Store Card require fair credit for approval. That means a score of 640+. The Walmart Credit Card can be used anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

What’s the difference between Walmart Mastercard and Walmart Rewards card?

One, the Walmart Rewards Mastercard, can be used anywhere, just like your typical credit cards. The Walmart Rewards Card, on the other hand, can only be used at Walmart properties. Both offer 5% back at Walmart.com and on the Walmart app, plus 2% back in stores.

Does applying for a Walmart credit card affect credit score?

The Bottom Line

Like all credit cards, Walmart cards can help shoppers improve their credit scores and history with responsible usage of the cards. If you are new to credit cards or worried about credit card debt, it may be more helpful to apply for a Walmart in-store card that can only be used at Walmart.

Does Walmart automatically increase credit limit?

They change your limit whenever they want. They even will lower it below your balance, which greatly negatively impacts your credit report.

What is the maximum credit limit on a Capital One card?

Almost all cardholders have credit limits between $1,000 and $10,000, with over a third at $3,000 or less. The Capital One QuicksilverOne Cash Rewards Credit Card is aimed at consumers with fair credit or worse. Top credit limits probably range from $2,000 to $5,000.

How much does Capital One increase your credit limit after 5 months?

Automatic credit limit increase to $500 after making your first 5 monthly payments on time is for card holders that are on the capital one credit steps program.

How often does Capital One Walmart increase credit limit?

every 6 months

In general, we don’t change an account’s credit line more often than every 6 months, but that can vary based on account. Please wait several months after your last credit line change before requesting a credit line increase.

What happens if I go over my credit limit but pay it off?

Increased interest rate: If you go over your credit limit, the card issuer could begin charging you a much higher annual percentage rate (APR), called a penalty APR or default APR. This higher interest rate will make repaying the debt more difficult because more of your payment will go toward interest.

Does Walmart Rewards card report to credit bureau?

The Capital One Walmart Rewards® Mastercard® and the Walmart® Store Card report account activity to credit bureaus monthly, which means a Walmart card can help build a solid credit history as long as the cardholder pays the bill on time and stays well below the card’s credit limit.

Will Capital One increase my credit limit automatically?

Oftentimes, Capital One will automatically increase your credit limit if you use your credit card responsibly. Some Capital One cards, especially those advertised toward consumers establishing or building credit, offer the opportunity for an increase after five months of on-time payments.

How long does it take for Capital One to raise your credit limit?

Cardholders in good standing (e.g. good credit score, consistent on-time payments) may also receive an automatic credit limit increase once or twice a year. If requesting an increase from Capital One, approval can happen immediately or could take up to 30 days to process.

What should my credit limit be?

A good guideline is the 30% rule: Use no more than 30% of your credit limit to keep your debt-to-credit ratio strong. Staying under 10% is even better. In a real-life budget, the 30% rule works like this: If you have a card with a $1,000 credit limit, it’s best not to have more than a $300 balance at any time.

How many credit cards should you have?

Credit bureaus suggest that five or more accounts — which can be a mix of cards and loans — is a reasonable number to build toward over time. Having very few accounts can make it hard for scoring models to render a score for you.

Does Cancelling a credit card hurt your credit?

A credit card can be canceled without harming your credit score⁠; just remember that paying down credit card balances first (not just the one you’re canceling) is key. Closing a charge card won’t affect your credit history (history is a factor in your overall credit score).

Is Capital One a good credit card?

The Capital One Platinum Credit Card is a solid option for those with average credit. It has an annual fee of $0 and also charges no foreign transaction fees. But for many, its standout feature may be that it also offers the chance to earn a higher credit limit after making on-time payments in as little as six months.