Changing pre-authorized credit card number. What happens to upcoming bill?

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If I am changing my pre-authorized payment credit card and it says it takes a full billing cycle to take effect.

Does that mean my upcoming bill will be automatically paid with the previous pre-authorized credit card or will no automatic payment be made and I will have to pay this upcoming bill manually?
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Posted 4 years ago

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At least I know right now that there is a message announcing customer they need to pay their first bill by themselves before pre-authorized activates! Tho, the message isn't clear enough.
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Du

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Did this recently...you probably should keep a close eye around the bill due date to see. mine did NOT take a full cycle, it worked within that cycle
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I have no issue with non-payment or accidentally making a double payment. My concern is if it still goes to the previous card before the new card is in the system
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Hey Dennis,

Just to confirm. When you update your credit card information, it takes a full billing cycle before it's effective. If there's a balance owing at the time of your change, it's best to make a onetime payment with the new credit card. Hope that helped :).

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Thanks Khaleila. I just wanted to make sure it doesnt charge the old credit card before the new card becomes effective

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