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Easy win: $20 rebate + 5X on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Today through Saturday, May 27th, Staples is offering a $20 Visa Gift Card rebate on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Staples gift card rebates are an easy win as you can earn 5x with a card like the Chase Ink Plus or Ink Cash and get a rebate worth more than the activation fee on the cards. The Deal $20 Visa prepaid gift card by mail when purchasing $300 or more in Visa gift cards Key…

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$10 off of $50 Mastercard (and other gift cards) at ACME / Safeway / Albertson’s / Von’s

Several supermarket chains participating in “Just4U” Rewards (ACME Markets, Safeway, Von’s, Albertson’s, etc) have an offer out this week for an instant $10 savings when you buy $50 or more in select gift cards, including Mastercard. The Offer Save $10 instantly when you buy $50 or more in select gift cards Included brands are Bath & Body Works, BedandBreakfast.com, The Children’s Place, Fandango, IHOP, JCPenney, and Mastercard Key Terms Valid through 5/16/17 One gift card and…

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Increase credit card spend (and get most of it back). What still works May 2017?

Whether you need to increase credit card spend to earn a new credit card signup bonus, or to earn elite status, or simply to earn credit card rewards, it’s important to keep up with the latest news of what works and what does not. Complete descriptions of techniques can be found on a separate page: Manufactured Spending Complete Guide.  Many of the listed techniques aren’t technically “manufactured spending”, but it’s a convenient title.  The complete…

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Gas, spa, & restaurant gift cards on sale at eBay

eBay has a number of gift cards on sale right now, with some decent savings on a number of different gas and restaurant gift cards. Remember that you will no longer earn eBay bucks on the purchase of gift cards, nor will you earn portal rewards. Purchases from SVM will not earn any extra rewards, but purchases with PayPal Digital Gifts have coded for 5X with Chase Ink cards in the past. Some of the…

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CVS stops selling PayPal My Cash cards

Overnight, it seems that CVS pharmacies have stopped selling PayPal My Cash cards. Points, Miles and Martinis posted about this change this morning and Stefan of Rapid Travel Chai has since reported a Flyertalk thread with further data points. While there was one commenter at Flyertalk reporting success in buying a card today, all other reports indicate that the register will not ring up the PayPal My Cash card, suggesting that this is something hard-coded…

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Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Macerich Malls

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Macerich Malls are offering fee-free Visa Gift Cards through May 14th, 2017. The Offer No purchase fees on Visa Gift Cards of $100 or more at Macerich Malls Find your local Macerich Mall at this link (you can filter by state). Key Terms Maximum of 5 cards per day In-mall only Visa Gift Cards can be loaded with $100-$500 each Macerich Visa Gift Cards are issued by Sunrise Bank Quick Thoughts…

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Buying gift cards with the Altitude Reserve

The new US Bank Altitude Reserve Card has the distinction of being the first card ever to offer a standard category bonus for mobile wallet payments.  Specifically, the card offers 3 points per dollar for mobile wallet payments (Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and Microsoft Wallet) and travel purchases.  Many readers undoubtedly wonder if they can use mobile wallet payments to as a way of earning points cheaply.  I’ve previously warned people away from…

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Staples: 5X + $20 rebate on $300 in Visa Gift Cards

Today through Saturday, May 13th, Staples is offering a $20 Visa Gift Card rebate on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Staples gift card rebates are an easy win as you can earn 5x with a card like the Chase Ink Plus or Ink Cash and get a rebate worth more than the activation fee on the cards. The Deal $20 Visa prepaid gift card by mail when purchasing $300 or more in Visa gift cards Key…

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$0 activation fee Visa / MC Gift Card at Kroger: earn rewards + 2x fuel points

Kroger has a great promotion going through tomorrow that enables you to earn free credit card rewards and fuel points. The Deal No activation fee on $100 Visa and Mastercard gift cards Gift cards earn 2x fuel points Key terms Find the coupon here (choose the “Gift Card” category on the left to filter the coupons) Limit 1 coupon per household Ends 5/6/17 Excludes variable load cards and denominations less than $100 Quick Thoughts This is…

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