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Are Vanilla Reloads Still Available at Walgreens?

Are Vanilla Reloads Still Available at Walgreens?

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Readers have been emailing to ask if Walgreens still sells Vanilla Reloads with a credit card.

I shared earlier that I was able to buy Vanilla Reloads with a credit card at one of the two Walgreens in my town.  Many Walgreens don’t let you use a credit card to buy a Vanilla Reload, so I was lucky to be able to buy them with a credit card – even though I was limited to 1 Vanilla Reload at a time.

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I’m Out of Luck at Walgreens

This was great news because I could buy the Vanilla Reloads using a credit card.  I’d earn miles for the purchase and the spending would count towards the minimum spending requirements on my credit cards.  I’d then use Bluebird to pay bills, such as rent and student loans, which I couldn’t otherwise pay with a credit card.

However, a few days ago, the cash register at Walgreens accepted my credit card for only the $3.95 Vanilla Reload fee and wanted me to pay cash for $500 reload value.  Oh well, all good things must end.  But I’m lucky that I can still buy Vanilla Reloads at my local CVS stores – though I expect that to end at some point as well.

I’m not sure if these are isolated examples or if Walgreens has updated their cash registers to prevent sales of a Vanilla Reload with cash.  Are readers still able to buy Vanilla Reloads using a credit card at some Walgreens?

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CVS Glendale Hts, IL they have many of them but they have on the register a list of all the cards that are cash only! I will try on 2 more today

@MelissaJ – you could move to another state.. check the vr website and see if any merchants they list are in ur state, then go search

This are no CVS stores in the state. I can’t find one close by in Washington either. Any other suggestions to where they would have them in Oregon?

all Walgreens in my area have gone to cash only for VR, but they will accept CC for some debit cards.. this is in KC MSA (MO/KS) and Topeka area.

I too have been having the same issue in Oregon. Is there anywhere you can buy them with a credit card now? Most of the locations from the website say they don’t even sell the cards.

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@Melissa Jones – Try CVS.

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