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Apple will honor 6% Apple Card Daily Cash given out in error

Apple Card Wallet app on iOS
Apple Card Wallet app on iOS (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Apple Card recently offered 6% Daily Cash instead of the usual 3%.
  • The company has confirmed this rate was given out in error.
  • Despite this, it will honor the rate for those who were given it.

Apple has confirmed that Apple Card users who got 6% Daily Cash instead of 3% in error will have the rate honored.

Earlier this week Apple Card users noted they were being offered a 6% daily Cash rate, applied to all purchases made on Apple Card. The company now says this was not supposed to happen, but that anyone who bought something on the rate will get their 6%. In an email Apple stated:

You may have noticed that a recent Apple purchase was eligible for 6% Daily Cash instead of the standard 3% Daily Cash.This was an error due to a system issue, however, in addition to the 3% Daily Cash that you already received for this purchase, we will be providing you with a one-time credit for an additional 3% Daily Cash back — totaling 6% Daily Cash for that purchase.You'll see the one-time credit appear as a Balance Adjustment in the Wallet app. This will also appear on your October monthly statement.As a reminder, future purchases at Apple are eligible for and will earn unlimited 3% Daily Cash. If you have any questions, contact an Apple Card specialist.

Apple has offered 6% Daily Cash in the past as limited-time offers, however the rate is usually 3%. This could mean that some lucky customers might get up to 6% back if they've bought any of Apple's recently-announced new products using their card, such as the iPhone 13, or the new MacBook Pro (2021), the company's recently-announced best MacBook.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.