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Is Staples rejecting Ink cards for Visa Gift Card Purchases? Data points welcome

Update: Thanks for all of the reader input! It looks like this must have been a Staples POS issue that affected all stores for a short time yesterday and has since been resolved. Many readers reported success before and after. Yesterday, we received a question in a private message from a reader at the Frequent Miler Facebook page: We suggested that this was probably a fraud alert and that the reader contact Chase about it.…

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10% off Uber gift cards at Walmart

Walmart is offering 10% off Uber gift cards, which is a nice opportunity to save a few bucks if you are a regular Uber rider.     The Offer 10% off Uber Gift Cards Key Terms Limit of 2 of each denomination per customer Links Direct link to all three denominations on sale Alternatively, here are links to each one: $100 for $90 $50 for $45 $25 for $22.50 Bottom Line While not a huge savings,…

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Lucrative gift card promos at Kroger, Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, etc this weekend

There are a couple of grocery store promotions on gift cards coming up this weekend, including one at Kroger that could be especially lucrative and one at Albertons / Safeway / Vons / etc. that makes for a little easy free money + rewards. Albertsons / Safeway / Vons / etc The Offer Save $10 on the purchase of $100 or more in Visa Gift Cards Key Terms Expires 6/3/17 Must add the offer to your Just4U account Limit 1…

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[Update, New Link] Like Barbecue? New Amex Offer + a good use today

Update: This sale price has been extended to 11:59pm PT on May 24, 2017 with a new link. Thanks to reader Dan! The link is replaced below. There have been several new Amex Offers out today — earlier we wrote about a couple of good offers at Raymour & Flanigan and Hilton/Curio. There is another offer out for ThermoWorks.com, which is a company with which I was not familiar, but they make some cool looking barbecue thermometers, and…

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Kick back with 11,500 Membership Rewards points with new (targeted) Amex Offer

There are a couple of new Amex Offers out today. One that caught my eye was this new offer to get 11,500 Membership Rewards points for $750 or more in purchases at Raymour & Flanigan. The Offer Spend $750+, get 11,500 Membership Rewards Points Valid in-store and online Key Terms Expires 8/22/17 Quick Thoughts That’s a great offer if you’re looking for furniture. With this offer covering Memorial Day and Fourth of July sale periods, those who are in need of a…

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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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Last Chance Deals: British Airways Business Class sale and Virgin transfer bonus

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This being the next-to-last week of the month, not many deals are scheduled to end this week. The two main deals ending this week are the British Airways Companion fare sale (ending today) and the 30% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic miles. Greg needs your help in deciding whether or not…

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Almost unlimited 3X if you can find it: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge drops to $199

We’ve recently posted a number of great clearance deals on Samsung phones at Walmart. Yesterday, we posted about the Samsung Galaxy S6 available at $149 at some stores. A few days before we had posted about the Galaxy Note 5 for $199 and the Galaxy S7 Edge for $399. All of these phones qualify for Samsung Pay, which is a mobile wallet that works with the vast majority of payment terminals (even at places that…

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Did you know losing Monopoly pieces can yield $5 Visa e-gift cards?

Wherever you live in the country, I’m willing to bet that you’ve probably seen a ticket like the one above — your local grocery store chain probably does some sort of a “Monopoly” game where you earn pieces for shopping and can potentially win a large prize (though more commonly you might win a coupon or a few more Monopoly tickets). When you open the ticket, there is likely a prompt to “Play the online game”,…

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