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Do Gift cards, with the Mastercard and Visa stamp, affect credit

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Do Gift cards, with the Mastercard and Visa stamp, affect credit scores?
Thank you for your question, and thanks for choosing JustAnswer.com. No, gift cards with a major credit card logo do not impact credit scores. Only credit cards impact credit scores. Gift cards and debit cards have no bearing on your credit score.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What if it did? I heard from a friend that when they got a Visa Gift card for their daughter, it affected their credit score.

Thank you for your follow up. They don't impact your credit score at all. They just look like credit cards. You can CLICK HERE to read more.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok thank you.

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