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Earn a $20 gift card when you spend $200 online using a MasterCard (seems to be both credit and debit cards, but PIN transactions don’t count) between November 15 and December 31, 2011.
Emily and I can use some extra money with the holiday season approaching, so we’re registering our US Air MasterCards, Citi Thank You Premier, & ING bank debit cards in the promotion!
You’re in luck if you participated in last year’s SunTrust Bank debit card promotion for Delta miles since SunTrust debit cards are MasterCards.
Here’s how to get the $20 gift card:
Step 1 – Register your MasterCard
Register your MasterCard to be eligible for the promotion.
Step 2 – Spend $200 online
You’ve got to spend $200 online (spending at physical locations don’t count) to qualify for the $20 gift card. You can spend $200 in 1 transaction or in many transactions as long as you spend at least $200 by December 31, 2011.
Only purchases made after registering your card count, so be sure to register your MasterCard before spending money online.
However, “Offline, PIN-based & international transactions are ineligible” for the $20 gift card. You also have to be a resident of the US.
Step 3 – Complete the redemption form
Fill in the redemption form which will be e-mailed to you 1 week after completing the $200 online spending requirement.
However, only the first 80,000 folks – who complete ALL 3 steps – will get the $20 gift cards.
And the next 10,000 folks will get a magazine subscription worth $35.88 according to the terms and conditions. Isn’t it strange how the second prize (magazines) is worth more than the 1st prize ($20 gift cards).
Or just maybe the magazine subscriptions are not worth $35.88!
Bottom Line: Not a bad way to earn an extra $20 on money I’d spend anyway!
Which MasterCard are you registering for the promotion?
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