Bpay bill payment and risk of cash advance with ANZ black

ChrisMars

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Gday,

I have a monthly bill to pay. It sounds like the institution accept credit card payment as it says on the invoice:
"Credit card Payment: Use BPAY"

I am concerned however that this will be treated as cash advance. I don't seem to have a way to know for sure.
Any thoughts on how to test that? What if I make sure my balance stays at zero, would I still be liable to pay the hefty 20% fee cash advance for the duration of the statement?
 

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Generally, Bpay via CC does not get treated as a cash advance.

Sometimes as CC payment fee may be assessed but that has to be disclosed.

Maybe try a small part payment as a tester.

Other than that, can you provide more detail?
 

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Generally, Bpay via CC does not get treated as a cash advance.

Sometimes as CC payment fee may be assessed but that has to be disclosed.

Maybe try a small part payment as a tester.

Other than that, can you provide more detail?
Thanks I guess I could pay 1$ and see. Will I be able to easily and immediatly see if it is treated as cash advance?
More details, about 400 monthly, biller is colliers international, hoping to get the qff points.
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If ANZ is going to treat as a cash advance, you will be warned and offered to continue or cancel.
Perfect, Ill try that tomorrow. Thanks!
 

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If ANZ is going to treat as a cash advance, you will be warned and offered to continue or cancel.

I should clarify that this was on the website, not app (in case it’s different)
 

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Ah, looks like this one is cash advance. I also sent a message to anz, and they confirm this biller code will attract cash advance fees.
 
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