There are Visa and Mastercard gift cards for sale. The fee to purchase these can range from $5 to $6. The activation fee will be taken care of next week.
Next week, the deal will come back.
The Chase Ink Plus, Ink Cash, and Amex SimplyCash Plus will all give you 5X/5% back on your purchases. I assume you can visit multiple stores and ask to do multiple transactions despite the terms.
The card can be used with a PIN. The card number is the last digit of the PIN. My previous strategy can be used for normal spending. Changes at Walmart have made them harder to use.
It’s nice to see Staples move away from the restricted rebate program to a discount that is seemingly more scalable. Test it out with multiple Mastercard gift cards in same transactions, and hopefully it works again. That would make things much easier.Disclosure: Miles to Memories has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Miles to Memories and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities.
Capital One Venture increased their welcome offer by 75k.
Capital One Venture is increasing their offer. You can earn 75,000 miles after spending $4000 in the first 3 months of your card's existence. Venture will give you 2X miles on all purchases and Capital One travel. Cash back and transfer to travel partners can be done with points.