Staples $20 Rebate on $250+ In Visa Cards

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It has been awhile since we have seen a Staples Visa gift card promotion. Thankfully one is returning this weekend. Starting on Sunday 3/15/15 Staples is offering a $20 rebate with the purchase of $250 or more in Visa gift cards.

Generally with these deals it is best to use a Chase Ink card to earn 5X Ultimate Rewards points or an Amex SimplyCash card to earn 5% cash back at Staples.

Fine Print (Bolding is mine)

In store only. Valid 3/15/15–3/21/15. In store only. Subject to availability. Visa® is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion. See gift cards for details, terms, conditions and (if applicable) fees. Limit 1 rebate per household. All trademarks are property of their respective owners. The Visa® gift card is issued by MetaBank®, member FDIC pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.

For more info, see: The complete guide to Staples Visa & Mastercard deals

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33 Comments on "Staples $20 Rebate on $250+ In Visa Cards"

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[…] HT: Frequent Miler […]


I guess most of us here more interested in points, therefore I see 2 options…
1) 2 x $200 and 1 x $100 for $519.85 and make a profit of $0.15 + 2,599 points
2) 3 x $200 for $620.85 and pay $0.85 for 3,104 points

I would go for the second option.

Thank you for heads-up.


1st time doing this. So are you saying to buy 2 gc’s @ $100 or $200 each? And then further explain why please.


So the Visa Gift Cards can be used anywhere Visa is accepted at anytime? There is no connection to Staples (other than that is where you need to buy the cards). Right?




In my past experience, those $20 Visa cards were difficult/impossible to use on split transactions (i.e. when the total is >$20). They will not have PINs. If you care about and track your rebates, it make take several months of effort. I’ll pass on this deal — it doesn’t pay enough to compensate for the nuisance factor.


Just use on Evolve and sacrifice the 60cent cost.


[…] special thank you goes out to The Frequent Miler for posting about this […]


What is the easiest/ most cost efficient way to unload these? I really miss evolve.


[…] Frequent Miler writes, you can make money and earn points on Visa gift cards at Staples (in-store only) next week!  Buy $250 or more in Visa Gift cards and you’ll get a $20 rebate (1 per household)!  That’s more than enough to cover the ~$7 in activation fees per card. […]


Could you also load the $20 gift card on the Staples prepaid RedCard (RedBird)?


Ughh, wish I read more carefully…. I bought mine a day early, so if I go back to the store within the next week, it would be breaking even. Though 800 points (no Ink or business cards) for ~$25 (or $5 after rebate). That still isn’t too bad.


[…] BACK! I first read about this on Frequent Miler – it’s More free money at Staples this week. As always, I prefer to announce this as a […]


Wheres the rebate form?


Little suggestion- 2x 200 – 620 ! You brought this for free ( as 20 you will get it back ) ! Plus you got 3100 points ! Call the no which is given on gift card and once you hear balance , press 5 and set your PIN . Easy to load on red bird , I have had no problem with Redbirds . And I pay my landlord every month by redbird !!!!


“I am sorry, that was an invalid entry” – got this message when I tried pressing 5, though 5 was not listed as an option while 1 thru 4 & 6 were! Must have changed their system.


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