No, Wells Fargo does not currently offer temporary credit cards. Once you get approved, you will have to wait up to 10 business days for your physical Wells Fargo credit card to arrive. Keep in mind that you also need to activate it before you can use it.
However, you can generate a virtual card for your Wells Fargo credit card after you've received it in the mail. Virtual credit cards allow you to conceal your personal information by using a randomly generated card number. Virtual cards will not replace your physical credit card, but they will be connected to your account and add an extra layer of security.
Where you can get a temporary credit card:
Although Wells Fargo does not offer temporary credit cards, there are a few issuers that have this option. Some issuers that give temporary cards to cardholders include Chase, Citibank, and Capital One.
What you should know before using a temporary credit card:
Keep in mind that if you book flights or rental cars with a temporary credit card, you may run into difficulties if you’re required to confirm the card number later or show the card in person.
Returning items to a physical location may also be challenging, as some stores require you to swipe the card you used for the purchase to process the refund. In these cases, you might have to accept refunds on a store gift card.
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