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Office Depot/Officemax Gift Cards Discount
Office Depot and OfficeMax have an in-store unadvertised deal on select gift cards that can get you a 20% discount plus, 5X in credit card rewards.
Save $10 instantly when you buy $50 or more in these select gift cards:
- Toys ‘R’ Us
- American Eagle Outfitters
- Offer valid 4/02/2017 – 4/15/2017
- Limit 2 offers per household/business.
- Must meet $50 minimum spend by any combination of featured gift cards
Update: For more ideas on how to maximize, see: Negative Cost Office Depot Mastercard Deal: Scalable & One of the Best Deals of the Year!
This deal is best maximized by using a card that earns 5X at office supply stores like the Chase Ink Plus or Chase Ink Cash. You can also use an Amex SimplyCash Plus which earns 5% cashback at office supply stores.
Using the Chase Ink, the optimal strategy is to purchase one $100 Mastercard gift card. Here is the math:
Instant Savings: $20
Final Cost: -$14.05
UR Points Earned: 430
About the Mastercard Gift Cards
Mastercard gift cards issued by U.S. Bank and the PIN is in the packaging. You can also reset the PIN by calling the number on the back. These can be used as PIN-enabled debit cards at various grocery stores, etc., but using them at Walmart can be tricky since the POS system recognizes them as credit. To get around that you need to quickly change the payment type on the POS screen, but newer versions of the system make it difficult. If you plan to use them at Walmart, YMMV.
This is a great deal and definitely worth doing if you have a location nearby. Make sure that the offer is posted at your location before purchasing. Two rebates will trigger in the same transaction if you make a purchase of $100+ in eligible gift cards.
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