HOT! $20 Instant Rebate on $300 in Visa Gift Cards at Officemax: Make a Profit & 5X!

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Free Points & Profit at Officemax

Officemax is offering a $20 instant rebate on the purchase of $300 in Visa gift cards through 12/26. (In-store only. Not at Office Depot.) There is a limit of 2 rebates per customer, so purchasing $600 in cards in one transaction should trigger a $40 instant rebate.

As has been the case with many previous promotions, the discount should be taken off instantly. Generally there is also a sign at the gift card rack advertising the deal if there are any issues. Some stores may let you purchase multiple sets of cards, so it never hurts to ask.

The Math

If you purchase 3 x $200 cards, the total should come out to $580.85. For those people with a Chase Ink, this means a $19.15 profit plus 2,904 Ultimate Rewards points. If there aren’t any $200 cards left, you can purchase 6 x $100 cards for a final profit of $4.30. Not nearly as good a deal, but with Ink it would still generate close to 3,000 points.

Liquidating

Visa gift cards sold by Officemax are issued by Metabank and are pin-enabled. These cards should work fine to load Bluebird/Serve at Walmart. For more detailed information on liquidating these cards, see: How To Liquidate Prepaid Visa & Mastercard Gift Cards

Conclusion

Don’t be surprised if your local Officemax runs out of stock of $200 Visas very soon. These deals are popular and those cards go quick. With that said, if you are able to find some, then this is a no-brainer. Free money and points are hard to turn down, but don’t waste too much time trying to track down cards since it seemingly gets harder and harder every time.

HT: Doctor of Credit


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14 COMMENTS

  1. Do they let you split the purchase into $300 each if you’re buying 3x$200? And does it still ring up for the discount if you do? I would assume you’d have to have a regular transaction to do this. 3x$200 would require one of the cards to be on two separate transactions.

  2. Success at my Office Max. Purchased 3 x $200 Visa gift cards with Ink and the rebate was implemented at point of sale.

  3. Office Depot & Office Max are now Office Depot here. All one physical store, is the offer still good at Office Depot?

  4. Vacationing in Vegas – still two full racks of $200 VCGs at the OM on Serene, but AML was triggered on a six card purchase. Mgr informed me of a recent email citing policy change for GC purchases over $1000.

  5. Back in PHX, six more cards again triggered AML info. Ugh! Seems to be hard coded for GC purchases exceeding $1000.

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