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Using Card Perks and Points

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Answered by Imam Mazhar Mahmood


Is using credit card perks like pc points allowable in Islam?   Or is it a form of riba?   We don’t pay or accrue interest but we do get points we use for groceries.  Same with gas credit cards.  I use a petro card to save 2 cents a litre and accrue points that is used for car washes or to buy money saving gas cards. Is this allowable?


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