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Another hit: No more Amazon GCs with Gamestop GCs

After a rough day in MS news yesterday (See: Alliant paying 0% cash back at Giftcards.com, No more 5x at MPX, and Another one down: No more 5x at Gift Card Mart), the hits just keep on coming: As reported at Miles Per Day, Gamestop has hardcoded their registers to disallow the purchase of an Amazon gift card with a Gamestop gift card. This is unfortunate as it was previously possible to buy discounted Gamestop…

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Another one down: No more 5x at Gift Card Mart

And the hits just keep on coming: We have received two reports here on the blog — from reader Max in our Laboratory and reader Sophie on the post What’s left for 5x Ink? indicating that purchases at Gift Card Mart are no longer earning 5x on Chase Ink Plus or Ink Cash cards. Previously, these purchases coded at 5x only if you checked out via PayPal, but according to Sophie this stopped coding as 5x between January…

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Gift card deals: Best Buy, Cabela’s, more

There are a number of current gift card deals running that offer savings at places like Best Buy, Cabela’s, Safeway gas stations, and many popular restaurants. Click the images below for links. Best Buy: buy $150 in eGift cards, get a $15 savings code Expires: 3/3/18 Quick Thoughts: Be aware that the $15 savings code will be emailed on 3/18/18 and will only be valid from 3/18/18-3/31/18. There is a maximum of three $150 egift card purchases per customer — or…

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Pay taxes via credit card, 2018 edition

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Preparing taxes is no fun. No fun at all. But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful. In fact, it can be quite rewarding to pay taxes via credit card. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. Here’s what you need to know… Pay taxes via credit card: Background Here is some key information you’ll need to know about paying taxes with credit or debit cards: Credit…

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Save 10% on Southwest, 9.1% on AirBnB gift cards

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PayPal Digital Gifts via Ebay has a couple of travel-related gift card deals today, enabling you to save on both Southwest Airlines Gift Cards and AirBnB gift cards. Click the images or titles below to go to the relevant eBay listings. $150 Southwest Airlines eGift Card for $135 Buy a $100 AirBnB eGift card, get a bonus $10 card I did not see quantity limits on either, but I believe PayPalDigital Gifts usually limits it to about…

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Gift card reselling? Proceed with caution

Our Manufactured Spending Complete Guide lists many ways to increase your credit card spend with the intent of getting most of it back, and the inherent risk varies from one method to the next. One popular method of manufactured spending is gift card reselling, whereby you purchase merchant gift cards (at a discount or with a strong enough category bonus) and sell them for a break-even amount or even a small profit, thereby earning what feels…

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Can you get the Hilton Ascend bonus if you’ve had the Surpass?

All four new Amex Hilton cards are now available with shiny new signup offers. And each offer says “Welcome bonus offer not available to applicants who have or have had this product.”  With respect to the Ascend card, that surprises me. For background, you can read about each of the cards here: Hilton Amex Cards. Everything you need to know.  The Hilton Aspire, Hilton Ascend, and Hilton business card each offer up to 100K bonus…

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(EXPIRED) $20 Rebate On $300 Of Visa Gift Cards At Staples

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Starting Sunday January 14, Staples have another promotion where they’re offering a $20 Visa Prepaid Card when purchasing $300+ in Visa Gift Cards. Here’s what you need to know: The Deal Buy $300+ in Visa Gift Cards and get a $20 Visa Prepaid Card via rebate Key Details In-store purchases only Valid from January 14, 2018 to January 20, 2018 Limit 1 rebate per household Quick Thoughts As always, these deals are best maximized when…

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(EXPIRED) 4X Fuel Points on travel gift cards at Kroger

Through 1/23/18, Kroger is offering 4X Fuel Points on select travel gift card purchases. While some of these brands can be purchased at a discount now and then, the extra fuel points might make these a decent deal if you’ve got a large tank or two to fill. The Deal Get 4x Fuel Points when you buy one of the following travel category gift cards: Disney Gift, Southwest, Delta, Carnival, Uber, Airbnb, Hyatt, Hotels.com plus Amusement Parks, Water…

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