Pre-paid credit cards are a popular way to protect yourself online from having your bank account information stolen. Sadly though many streaming services do not accept them.
The good news is DIRECTV NOW will accept a pre-paid credit card, but you need to know what kind of cards are accepted. You need a pre-paid credit card that is able to make recurring payments. (Something not all of them are able to do.)
Not sure if your credit card makes recurring payments? Call the number on the back of the card, and the rep should be able to tell you.
If you have not purchased a pre-paid card read the back of the packaging carefully and if you have questions call the number on the package before you purchase it. I do find the cards that are refillable typically will allow recurring orders.
Most live TV streaming services do not accept pre-paid credit cards and only a few, such as DIRECTV NOW, will accept them. Others, such as Sling TV, have recently started to sell gift cards for subscribers who would rather not use their credit card online.
Be careful where you use your credit card online and be careful about what information you share online.
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