Office Depot Amex Gift Card Deal
Office Depot and Officemax have a new gift card deal this week. This is one is for American Express gift cards and the rebate comes in the form of a $10 OD/OM gift card.
- Get a FREE $10 OM/OD gift card when you buy $200 or more in American Express Gift Cards.
- Limit one (1) offer per customer.
- Discount applied at register.
- Offer Valid 12/3/17 to 12/9/17.
- Offer valid in store on American Express® Gift Cards only.
While the limit of 1 is probably hard-coded into the register, some stores will allow you to do multiple transactions. This varies from store to store and even sometimes from cashier to cashier!
You can purchase $200 Amex gift cards with a $6.95 fee.
Since the spending requirement for the rebate is only $200, you can purchase of the $200 Amex gift cards. When doing so, the math works out like this:
- Cost of cards: $206.95
- Minus instant rebate: -$10 (assuming face value)
- Final cost: $196.95
- Profit: $3.05
It is best to pay with a card that earns 5X at office supply stores such as a Chase Ink Cash/Plus. For example, a Chase Ink card would earn 1,035 Ultimate Rewards points besides the $3.05 profit. Alternatively, an Amex SimplyCash Plus which earns 5% cashback at office supply stores would earn you $10.35 cashback, or a $13.40 profit total.
If you were targeted, an still haven’t used this Amex Offer, you can get a 1,000 MR points (or $10) when you spend a minimum of $50+.
You can get another $4 through their rewards program which gives you 2% back, but it’s capped at $200 per quarter.
Amex Gift Card deals are probably the least favorite for most people and the discount this time comes in the form of a $10 OD/OM Gift Card. On the plus side, the spending requirement for the rebate is only $200.