1. Staples Now Has $300 Visa Gift Cards Online
Folks like to buy these cards to help meet minimum spending requirements and earn points.
You can buy these Visa gift cards now and use them later, anywhere Visa is accepted. Or use them in places where only debit cards are accepted, like Aldi supermarket.
Or you can use these PIN-enabled gift cards to load your AMEX Prepaid card such as Bluebird, AMEX Serve, or Target Prepaid REDcard. Then use 1 of those to pay bills that don’t accept credit cards such as your mortgage, rent, student loans, etc.
It’s much easier to meet minimum spending requirements when you can include your biggest monthly bills!
You’ll pay ~$9 in fees for the $300 Visa gift card (~$8 activation fee + $1 for shipping), but this is still a better deal than buying the $200 Visa gift cards in-store at Staples.
That’s because if you purchase $600 in Visa gift cards in-store, you’ll need 3 $200 Visa gift cards. This means paying 3 ~$7 activation fees for a total of ~$21. But it you buy 2 $300 gift cards at Staples.com, you only pay 2 ~$9 fees for a total of ~$18. So you’re saving ~$3.
And you’ll save even more when you pay with certain cards: