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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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$10 off $10 at CVS for first time curbside pick up

CVS is offering $10 off of $10 or for new customers who use CVS Express and curbside pick up with promo code CVSCURBEM10. The Deal: CVS is offering $10 off an order of $10 or more for new customers using CVS Express curbside pick up Key terms: Offer available through CVS express only Curbside service locations are limited. You can view a list of participating locations here. Offer ends March 24, 2017 Tax may be charged on…

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A faster way to add money to your PayPal account

PayPal register reload

As reported by Doctor of Credit, it appears that PayPal will be replacing reload cards (MyCash cards and MoneyPaks) with a new “load at register” approach.  Before this change it is/was possible to buy PayPal reload cards (either in the form of PayPal My Cash cards or Greendot MoneyPaks) at a store and then reload your PayPal account online using those cards.  Sometimes it has been possible to earn credit card rewards by buying those…

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New CVS gift card rules

CVS has new rules governing the purchase of gift cards and other prepaid products: No more than $2000 total per person per day (previous limit was $5000)  ID required for purchases of $300 or more. Forward Cabin reports that the new rules begin October 27th, but according to some readers, the rules are already in effect in some places. Hat Tip: Forward Cabin Never miss a Quick Deal, Subscribe here. Quick Deal posts are intended…

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Surviving the last day CVS scramble

This is it.  Today is the day… Today (April 3rd) is the last day to buy reload cards at CVS (with a credit card) Incase you’ve been hiding in a cave, I should mention that the rumor of CVS going cash only for reload cards is true.  The only slightly false part of the rumor was the date.  Yes, some CVS stores went cash only on 3/31, but most of the country is going cash…

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Vanilla changes

In the past month or so, Vanilla Reload cards have become more and more difficult to find.  Many stores that used to have a ready supply have sold out and have not restocked.  What’s going on?  I don’t have the answers, but there are a number of clues… Vanilla Reload website changes and a new card As Giddy for Points reported here, the website for reloading Vanilla Reload cards has undergone a dramatic facelift.  And,…

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Reader reload research

Below is the latest gift card and reload news, with thanks to many readers… Fee free gift cards… Nope On Friday, I published a QuickDeal titled: “Fee free $200 Visa gift card at office supply store (unconfirmed).”  I reported that one reader recently was not charged the usual $6.95 fee when buying a $200 Visa gift card at Office Depot.  I asked “Anyone else experience this?”  Quite a few readers rushed out to give it…

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Reload updates

Quick weekend news about Walmart, the three letter drug store, and the numerically named convenience store…  The numerically named convenience store While I haven’t had a chance recently to revisit my local convenience store, I’ve heard report after report from readers that these stores are no longer allowing Vanilla Reload purchases with credit cards.  Apparently there was a memo.  Also, even when cashiers are willing to let people use a credit card, they have found…

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