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The End of REDbird Credit Card Loads
Note: As of October 13, 2015 the Target REDcard (REDbird) can only be loaded with cash in-store at Target. This means that neither debit cards nor gift cards can be used to load REDcard any longer. For more info about the changes and where to go from here, see: REDbird Postmortem: An MS Path Forward
I have been seeing reports all morning of a supposed memo stating that Target will no longer be accepting credit card loads to REDbird as of tomorrow. First I saw this news on Twitter and it was also discussed in the Saverocity Forums.
Now Dan over at Dan’s Deals is reporting that he has confirmed the existence of the memo and that this is a new nationwide policy that will begin tomorrow.
Dan has been around a very very long time and I definitely trust that he isn’t making this up. According to reports, cash registers will be hardcoded against accepting credit cards. Lets pray that pin-enabled gift cards will work as debit like they do at Walmart!
This story is developing and I will post more as soon as I know more. I’ll be heading out to my local Target in a bit to see if I can find out more about this memo. In the mean time, make sure to load your full $2,500 today if you need to!
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