Hot! Targeted $25 off $100 at Staples AMEX Offer, Works on Visa Gift Card Purchases!

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Hot!  Targeted $25 off $100 at Staples AMEX Offer, Works on Visa Gift Card Purchases!

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Via Frequent Miler, check your American Express accounts for a targeted offer for $25 off a $100 Staples purchase.  It’s for online purchases only.

The best part of the deal is that it applies when you buy Visa gift cards!  It’s not supposed to, but I tested it and it WORKS!

By doing this deal, you can get a $100 Visa gift card and earn a profit of ~$18!  And you can do this multiple times with different cards!  (One time per card.)

You can use Visa gift cards for everyday purchases, load them to your Bluebird or Serve account, or use them to pay bills with Evolve Money.

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
Earn an Easy ~$18 in Profit on a $100 Visa Gift Card With Staples and AMEX Offers

I’ll show you how to do it!  But act quickly, because I don’t think this will last long!

How to Do the Deal

Link:   How to Register Your American Express Card for AMEX Offers

Link:   How to Get the AMEX Offer Credit More Than Once

1.   Sign-In to Your AMEX Account to See If You Got the Offer

Sign-in to your American Express account and click “Amex Offers For You” to see if you’ve received the offer.  Check all of your card accounts!  You might get it more than once.  Do NOT save the offer yet!

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
Check Each of Your AMEX Accounts for the Offer, but Don’t Save It Yet!

2.   Save the Offer to Your AMEX Card(s)

Before you save the offer to your card, read my instructions on how to get an AMEX offer more than once.  Open each of your AMEX cards in a separate browser tab, then save the offer to each card.

If you don’t do this, you’ll only get the offer on the 1st card you save the offer to.

Once you’ve added the offer, you’ll see a confirmation that it’s been added to your card.  Note that the fine print says gift cards are NOT included.  But I tried anyway, because sometimes the fine print doesn’t always stick with AMEX Offers!

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
You’ll See a Confirmation That the Offer Has Been Added to Your Card

3.   Use Your AMEX Card to Buy a $100 Visa Gift Card at Staples

Go to the Staples website and search for a $100 Visa gift card.  Don’t forget to go through a shopping portal 1st to earn extra points!  The gift card looks like this:

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
You’ll Pay ~$107 for a $100 Visa Gift Card at Staples

I used my American Express card to pay for the gift card (after adding the AMEX Offer).  Shipping is free.

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
Free Shipping Makes the Deal Even Sweeter!

4.   Check Your Email!

You should get a confirmation email from American Express shortly after you order the gift card.  It will confirm that you’ve used the AMEX Offer at Staples.

Hot Targeted 25 Off 100 At Staples AMEX Offer Works On Visa Gift Card Purchases
Congrats, Indeed! Thank You AMEX Offers!

In my experience, it usually takes a few days for the statement credit to appear on your American Express account.  But receiving a confirmation email means the AMEX Offer has been triggered.

5.   Repeat for Other AMEX Cards

If you’ve registered your other American Express cards for the offer, repeat the purchase using each of your different cards.

You should receive the gift card(s) in the mail in a few days.  Use them for:

And because you’re getting $25 back on your purchase, you’ll earn a profit of ~$18 ($25 AMEX statement credit – ~$7 card purchase fee) per registered card.  Plus you’ll earn miles and points for your purchase (and any extra points by going through a shopping portal).

That’s an awesome deal!  I don’t expect it to last.

Bottom Line

Through AMEX Offers, you can get $25 off a $100 Staples purchase online.  It’s targeted, so not everyone will get it.

After registering your card, you can buy a $100 Visa gift card on the Staples website and it will trigger the offer.  You’ll earn a profit of ~$18, plus miles and points for your purchase.

If you have more than 1 American Express account, follow these instructions to add the AMEX offer to all of your cards.  Then you can do the deal more than once!

Act quickly!  This will NOT last long.  Good luck!

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I received the gift cards sometime last week but never received any activation codes. Called to activate without codes and was told they are receiving “thousands” of calls about this from Staples orders. Activated all of mine (7) in one phone call.

Call gift card mall and tell them you would like to activate the card!

http://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/2015/01/09/staples-amex-offer/

It’s been more than a week after I received the card (through postal mail) and $25 credit (in the Amex account). However like the two comments above, I also haven’t received the activation code (and hence cannot activate the Visa gift card at this point).

Could someone who successfully activated the card tell us whether there IS indeed a separate postal mail containing the activation code? Thanks!

I haven’t received activation code as well.

Received the visa gift card last Friday but still haven’t got the activation after a week. Should I be worried?

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