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The-But-I-Get-Stuff-Delivered-To-Work-Credit-Card

Credit Card Companies should hold billing and delivery addresses
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Most people I know who work, prefer getting stuff ordered from the internet to their work address rather than their home-address.

Internet Companies selling stuff quite often will only send stuff to the billing address (at least for the first purchase).

I propose that it would be a useful to have a credit card set up like this:

1. You provide both your billing and delivery address to your credit card company.

2. Companies selling stuff don't ask you for you billing address or delivery address when you order stuff - they should get it from the credit card company instead.

monojohnny, Feb 05 2010

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       This is Baked by some credit card providers in the UK, and seperate billing and shipping addresses are not that uncommon amongst Internet vendors.   

       We submit that this is Widely Known To Exist.
8th of 7, Feb 06 2010
  

       My company does this (forces our customers to ship their first product to their credit card billing address) as a means to reduce credit card fraud.   

       I think it's a fine idea, but I suspect credit card companies don't do this because it doubles the odds of someone getting/guessing an address.
phoenix, Feb 06 2010
  

       Bill to Bob Jones, deliver to Nhungwho in Nigeria?
RayfordSteele, Feb 07 2010
  

       I called my credit card company and they added my work address as a valid address on my Credit Card account (Bank of America)   

       I call "Baked."
mwburden, Feb 07 2010
  

       I think I just saw a ghost...[that really you, mwburden]?   

       The idea you say? Not so sure about.
blissmiss, Feb 07 2010
  

       Nhuh? [Mwburden]?   

       Yes, the idea is just what happens, i think, here anyway because i work from home most of the time.
nineteenthly, Feb 07 2010
  

       Hiya, Bliss!   

       Just poking my nose around the old haunts. :)
mwburden, Feb 07 2010
  

       [monojohnny], is-there-any-chance-of- putting-a-space-after- one-of-those-hyphens? Just-to-reduce-the- strain-on-the- formatting?
pertinax, Feb 08 2010
  

       The But-It's-Not-Pedantry Pedantic Notation.   

       Yeah, blame formatting.
FlyingToaster, Feb 08 2010
  
      
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