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My account was closed for a early payment that was insufficient. Payment was made again and 10 days they closed my account. I found out on Credit Karma I could see if I didn’t make the payment. I made the payment again after learning the first one didn’t go through. This sucks because they won’t allow me to talk to a manager. They keep playing on the phone. I guess I will contact corporate. I never heard of any one card being closed for INSUFFICIENT FUNDS.
I opened this account last Christmas. On 5/14, I paid my balance in full. On 5/20, Synchrony closed my acct after they did a credit review, which of course made my credit score go down. Why would they even do a credit review, my credit history with other businesses shouldn't play a part in their decision. My history with Old Navy should be what counts. I thought paying off my account was a positive thing and would help my credit. If I missed a payment or late with a payment, then a credit review would make sense. I noticed that many of these reviews are similar to mine. Old Navy isn't the one who made the decisions, Synchrony bank set the rules and guidelines. However Old Navy should reconsider what bank is contracted to handle the credit cards. They are really giving Old Navy a bad name and causing them to lose customers. As long as Synchrony handles their credit card, I won't be doing business with them.
I opened my Old Navy Card 2 yrs ago. I charge my purchases and then pay off pretty quickly and always on time. It has been about 3 months since I used my card. Credit Karma alerted me my account was closed. Logged into Old Navy and they said I could reapply... They just hurt my credit by closing that account, why would I ever reapply? Based on this experience, I will never shop at Old Navy again.
Rewards point gone. Credit card canceled. I made all of my payments, had the card for 1 year. I can imagine that the way Old Navy treats its loyal customers will result in their failure. I can see this one Old Navy store in my tiny community getting shut down. And it will be no sweat to Old Navy. They don't care.
I had an Old Navy Credit Card since 2016 that I used regularly until May 2018. I had not purchased anything thereafter. Today, I logged into my ON account and found out my card was closed. I had never missed a payment or did anything that warranted this and when I contacted customer service, they just let me know it was closed and I would a detailed letter stating why. Honestly, do not apply for a card because if you do, you'll have to deal with subpar customer service along with the headaches of a company that is clearly incompetent. I will definitely dispute any negative remarks Old Navy attempts to make. You've been warned!
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Don't bother with this card. At first, the perks and rewards were great and seemed worth the risk of the card. I was wrong. The first 6 months I had this card, I had no troubles. Then when I would schedule my payment, they would accept, it would show on my account and then the next month send me literature saying I didn't pay, with a new bill. I would call, get it resolved and schedule a new payment. This happened four times. I was round and round on the phone with completely unhelpful, rude customer service people. Eventually, I got a manager on for it and they told me paying online is just a "promise to pay" and not a real payment, never mind that I had paid online several times before with no issue before the website changed.
From there, they apologized for the inconvenience and they accepted my payment for the money I owed (Without the fees) in full over the phone, and I closed the card because I didn't want to deal with it anymore. This should have been the end, but lo and behold a couple months later, I get a bill from Midland collections who say I now owe over 500 dollars from the Synchrony Old Navy account that was sold to them. (FYI, I didn't even have 500 dollars on the card. I don't keep big credit limits.) I am just floored with how unprofessional this entire circumstance is. It's put a bad scar on my credit that I've disputed several times with TransUnion. I am never late with payments and was never late with this one. I'm baffled and annoyed and will never have a store card again. What kills me is I have an actual Synchrony bank card through Apple and have never had this problem.
I got the Old Navy CC in May. Made my monthly payments, never went over my limit. On 11-12 I paid the remaining $300ish balance. I logged into my account today to make sure I did not owe any remaining interest payments only to learn that on 12-9 my card was canceled by the company. I called to find out why and was told it was an upper management decision. Then I learned that because I was in good standing and not charged-off it stays on my credit report for 10 years, not 7!
So I been Old Navy credit card since 2012. Didn't know about the two late payment issue until today but paid off every month. So I had a bank account closed and ask them to take if off. Well for some reason on my end made a payment not looking bank info cause I told them to take it off. Got me to this point. Old Navy account closed with $12000 credit limit. I mean who give someone that much limit unless in good standing. No warning, letter, email, calls. Just account closed. Lost my reward that I was going to use on my kids for Christmas. Ooh did I say that I just got out of service for the Army. Hmm... and they knew that. Old Navy doesn't care about vet or in service members. Since Christmas is coming up I can't get my kids warm clothes. $80 on Super Cash GONE... $55 on reward GONE AGAIN.. Great right. Old Navy discrimination!!
I was recently asked if I wanted Old Navy card - and thinking it was membership card I applied and halfway through I realized it was credit card. I wanted to cancel and they said, "You can cancel. No problem - just call the number you get in a message with your ref. no (**)..." I then cancelled. Later... I realized the charge of my purchase never came to my bank account and then I got a mail from TurboTax that my credit account was created and on checking I found out I had a charge was still on the canceled credit card. I called the number again to check how can I make that payment... I was then asked about my routing numbers and account number for the payment but really I was not very comfortable sharing those details over the phone and there is no other option to make the payment online as it asks for card number for registration. Anyone else face this problem? To me, it smells of scam!
I applied for an ON CC six months ago. I never received a card, or even a statement. They are reporting missed payments on my credit, and I can’t even get a hold of anyone in the department. I never received a statement via email or mail, I have only received automated calls, so I couldn’t explain that I’d lost my job unexpectedly, and I can’t get through to a human on the line I find on the internet.
I have 13 credit cards and all are auto-paid. Old Navy sent a new card and the auto-payment was removed without any notice. Their system for obvious reasons started charging late fees and interest fees. When I called the Old Navy customer rep - they started dealing with me like there is a huge debt on me for $70 amount, there was a $70+ overdue fees / interest / etc. On the humble request to remove the overdue fees as first time misunderstanding - they created a huge issue out of it. When I requested the loyalty agent or a request to cancel the card - they immediately cancelled the card!! Worst ever customer service!!!
I sign up for the ON card in late 2017, since having this card my account has been locked EVERY SINGLE month without notice. As well as consistently closing my account without notice blaming it on "periodic review". The representative are not helpful and will not budge on getting your account unlocked or reopened but will suggest you to just sign up for a new account. They push you to sign for a new account, but I would not recommend it. Especially, since you will be expecting the same problem with locked or closed accounts with the new card. 100% NOT WORTH GETTING, YOU WILL BE HIGHLY DISAPPOINTED.
I opened a Navy card and when I did in the store they said I could not even use it that day. I never did use it... I decided to close it as it is not necessary to have. The person kept asking me what my birthday was and I said I already told you. Three times they asked if I would reconsider keeping it open. I said no. They then said this will go on my credit report...
Old Navy begged me to apply for a credit card. I kept receiving email after email saying, "You’re pre-approved!" So I applied. They gave me a $300 credit limit, which was fine. I used it but didn't max it out. They lowered my credit limit to $200. No notice by mail, phone call, or email. I didn’t use the card again because with a credit limit that low, I didn’t want to have a high balance. I was paying it off. I made my last payment this month, which was $5. They closed my account. Again, no notice by mail, phone call or email. I never went over my limit and all my payments were made on time. I’ve never seen a company harass people to get a card and then drove them away and ruin their credit. I’m pretty sure this is why my Equifax dropped 24 points.
I closed my Old Navy account in June 2017 because I never use the card nor do I ever shop there. Suddenly in my email in June 2018, I have a statement from them with a charge on it that I didn't make. I called and asked how can a closed account be reopened by a fraudulent charge? When I close a credit card, I expect it to stay closed. They give you no confirmation number for your record that the card has been closed other than the person's first name and their 8 digit phone extension.
I went to use my Old Navy card this afternoon and it was declined, funny I just paid off the account in full. Get home to find a letter stating ‘after review’ they’ve closed my account for ‘derogatory accounts/open public judgement etc’. Um, nope don’t have any of those. So I called customer service, which was unhelpful and very aggravating. I was told they reviewed the account and it was accurate and the account had been closed. I asked when they reviewed the account and she told me on June 2nd.
I asked when was the previous review and she said April 2nd. Funny again... in April there was a $100 balance on the card and in May there was a $50 balance on the card. On June 1st I paid the account off, a measly $2.45. Apparently the practice is to close accounts ‘at random’ with $0 balances, I guarantee that if I hadn’t paid the account off I never would have received a letter and the account wouldn’t have been closed. This ‘bank’ is a sham and scam, I will never shop at Old Navy, Banana Republic or any affiliations again. I know it won’t mean anything to them, but it’s principle to me and that means everything. If I were you, I’d read the warnings of every other poster here and STAY AWAY, this card isn’t worth your headache.
I have never been so disappointed. I typically shop each season, as my children are constantly growing. I typically make payments on my account. However, after paying my account balance in full and getting ready to begin shopping in a couple of weeks, I receive a letter stating that my account is closed (after the fact). It later says that it is due to inactivity. I contacted the customer service center and explained the situation as this isn't my 1st time shopping seasonally and they couldn't do anything about it. Then they explained that I can open only 1 account (Old Navy/Gap) in a 12 month period. Might I add, THEY CLOSED BOTH OF MY ACCOUNTS WITHOUT NOTICE! I will not shop at Old Navy or Gap again, this is bad business and bad customer service.
I typically only shop Old Navy in the fall & spring... Great summer clothes for kiddos. However I went to go purchase their summer wardrobes and was told my card wasn’t valid. Out of nowhere they shut it down for inactivity. "6 months of non-use," they say! Also to do so without notification, just seems like poor business. I may not be your everyday shopper but you’d think that you’d want the business regardless. Oh well... Guess I’ll be buying their summer clothes elsewhere from now on.
I have had an Old Navy Card for many years and NEVER once late on a payment, as a matter of fact most of the time I paid my payment in full! I also have other cards with Synchrony Bank and have had no issues with them or lowered balances. I have a both a car loan and a car lease with BMW with both perfectly paid on time, we own our home with no mortgage as we paid that in full also! I also have owned my own business since 2011 with my business credit in very good standing. Hmmm...but they felt the need to cancel my card because I am a credit risk? Really, with every single payment made on time every single month, both myself and my husband having very good incomes and always paying our finances on time every single month. I am very confused...maybe I should have been late so they could have made extra fees off of me.
I even ran all 3 of my annual credit reports just to make sure I was not missing something because I am that paranoid about making sure all my payments are made on time and all was great along with my credit score. Not a credit card company I would ever recommend and this is coming from a upper middle class homeowner and business owner with a very good credit standing.
The Old Navy credit card has a good rewards dollars program, but everything else about this credit card is the WORST EVER!!! With ZERO notice, I found out they suddenly closed my credit account. Our bank account had fraud, so there was a delay in the auto-pay, so Old Navy immediately just closed the account! I have excellent credit, a long history of credit cards in excellent standing. This is a horrible way to conduct business.
This shouldn't surprise me because their customer service is TERRIBLE! If you opt for paper statements, you CANNOT view your account history or account statements online. The company they use to when you call customer service has very limited information and are not very helpful. Even before shutting my account on me, I really felt their customer service and the way they run their online portal is just HORRIBLE. It's extremely antiquated. The Old Navy store is a budget store, so they run their credit card in a way that treats everyone like poor, untrustworthy, no frills manner. Save your credit score... PASS on this Credit Card!
Went to use my card online today. Declined. It had a 0 balance. Logged onto the card site to see what was going on. The account has been closed. Called to find out what was going on. First I was told because I didn’t use it. I pointed out we used it in December and paid it off Jan 1 (before it was due.) Was then told they sent me a letter (umm not that I saw). She read it to me over the phone. It was because of derogatory collections or public record on my credit report or high balances on my other cards. I stopped her mid sentence. I pay all my credit cards off every month. I have no collections or public records. I have a damn near perfect credit score (780) and the only installment loan is the same truck I had on there when I applied for the card so the kids could do their own shopping.
She told me to read the letter. I told her (again) I never received the letter. Never made a late payment. Always paid off the balance in full each month. She was rude and not helpful and told me I should pay attention to the letter (again with the mysterious letter). But she did tell me I could reapply If I enjoyed their product. I was floored!!! I am still trying to figure out what the problem was!
They made a very hard inquiry on my credit history and the customer service is so bad. They keep me waiting on hold for half an hour and the second time when I called the supervisor she kept me on hold for 25 minutes. Her name was Gwen. I think she lied me about her name and the associate who kept me waiting was Joy. I think both of these names are fake... Please never apply for a credit card from Synchrony Bank, Nobody applies for their credit card. That is the reason they collaborate with Old Navy, Wal-Mart and other companies to cheat people, WORST CREDIT CARD... VERY RUDE CUSTOMER REPRESENTATIVE.
Opened Old Navy credit card in 2016 with a $300 dollar limit. A year later, they lowered my limit to $200 citing my credit report had derogatory information on it. I pulled my credit report and there was not anything different on it then when I first opened the account. I haven't used this credit card that much and when I did, I always paid on time and more than the minimum required. Within 2 weeks of paying the balance off, I received a letter in the mail stating they were closing my account based on the same information they used to justify lowering my credit limit less than 2 months ago. The same bank that owns Old Navy credit card also owns Amazon Credit Card and Walmart. Both accounts have now lowered my credit limits. My credit has not changed since opening these accounts last year. I am done with Synchrony Bank owned credit cards and I will certainly never shop at Old Navy again. This can't be legal what they are doing.
Their online login to make payments is terrible. I registered with all my confidential and bank information to make a payment and the computer stated it was rejected!!! The telephone # on my Statement was also worthless as all it said when I called it was sales pitch for a cell phone company and a satellite company. Finally, I looked up Old Navy online and found a usable telephone number to call (1-877-282-6868) and a young man answered and verified the payment I had recently made had been registered and approved! He also verified their online registration has NOT been updated in a while! This Company needs to check their Websites AND update the telephone number appearing on their monthly statements!!!
I love shopping with this card. The discounts and rewards you get are amazing. I'm using this card from close to 3 years now and it's all worth it. The good thing about this card is it covers variety of clothing and you can use card across their brands and be rewarded. Also couple of time in a year they will come with the offer of spending out of the brands and be rewarded 3-10 points per dollar and of course that helps you accumulate lot of points and shop really expensive clothes in a very reasonable price. I have already recommended to several of my friends. Happy shopping. :)
I got an online notice saying that my credit card bill was due. I went online to try to pay it. I apparently had the wrong user name and/password so I tried to reset them. Impossible. The site has no place to look for help, no way to reset your information without the original id and pw. I'm forced to go to pay my bill at the store. I will never use this card again. It's not user friendly, not easy to pay and impossible to find any help.
I’ve had Gap. For two years payments always on time but because I ran in difficulties my payments were returned once or twice and they closed my account. I didn’t get a letter in the mail. No notifications about returned payments and consequences. The representative just told me my account was closed. I had to log in online to find out about my card. This is unacceptable and unprofessional for such a big company like this.
DO NOT GET A SYNCHRONY OLD NAVY CARD!!! - Worst card ever!!! I used it a few times and paid the balance off right away each time. I haven't used it for the past couple of months because I have other cards with a high balance and didn't want to make it worse. Plus Old Navy doesn't always have the best options. I started with a $400 balance which after a month was increased to $600. So I'm thinking about using it to get some dress pants when all of a sudden I receive an email from Experian stating that an account had been closed. So I go to check and see ** Old Navy closed my account and because I'm away at work. I won't find out why until I reach home next week. Apparently they sent a letter out which should be arriving. Yea OK. Now my utilization rate is even higher because my available credit just dropped by $600. **. I'm never shopping with any of their companies ever again.
Worst card ever! I only had the card for the less than a year, $300 dollar limit, never late on payments and kept my balance under $150. I received an email from Experian that I had a credit decrease and since I have 4 other major credit cards in good standing I didn't know what was going on. Logged into my Experian account and found out it was from them. I had read this before from others but I didn't think it would happen to me. No notice from them or anything. I am paying them off and never using them again. As a result of that decrease my credit score dropped unnecessarily.
This company cares nothing about their customers. I had a $2500 credit limit on this card. I ALWAYS paid on time. One Friday, I made a payment, but it did not register, so I paid again as it usually registers automatically. On Monday, I was charged twice, so my bank had to do a stop payment. For this, Old Navy closed my account and gave me a late charge. They refused to reopen my account without a letter from my bank. My bank refused. It has been a terrible experience. Lesson learned. Never again.
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