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Delay in SC bill lately?


Active Member
Dec 16, 2018
Isn't bill typically charged instantly?

Lately I haven't been and one time wasn't charged at all. I think it might have to do with their referral miles or maybe server issues.


Mar 18, 2019
NE Florida
Are you checking your Tesla online account or your credit card statement? You should see any referral miles online. The few times I've used one it was billed instantly.


Active Member
Oct 13, 2012
Kansas, USA
I had one trip last fall (around Halloween) that didn’t get charged to my credit cards. Those sessions also never showed up on my Tesla account. As far as Tesla was concerned, they never happened. It happened over a week-long trip across multiple states.

In all other cases, by the time I get seated in the car and put it in gear after disconnecting, my phone chimes with an alert from the credit card company that the authorization has come through. This shows the same dollar value that is shown on the charging status screen in the car.

when it works, it’s instant. If not instant, it seems to be free (even without a promotion that would make it free).
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