July 24, 2012
Put a $100 gift card in your basket and checkout. With an electronic gift card, you should see this:
And then on the checkout screen, you’ll see this:
If you read Frequent Miler much, you know what to do. Working on minimum spend? Go to it! I’ll update this post as this deal progresses.
Thanks to Steelsnow for tipping me off to this deal! Please read the comments to see how people are leveraging it.
Using a bunch of physical gift cards lying around, I just bought a dozen or so $100 e-gift cards. Yes, Target allows you to buy gift cards with gift cards. I have yet to actually receive the e-gift cards though (4:56 PM).
UPDATE 2: 10:39 EST
The deal now appears to be dead. Congratulations to everyone who got in on it in time. Let’s hope Target doesn’t pull a “United Airlines” and cancel our orders!
UPDATE 3: 10:51 PM EST
Reader Jason reports that the Foam Finger gift card still works. I just tried it and found that the physical $100 card does appear to work. You might be able to get e-gift cards to work in lower denominations than $100 (e.g. 4 X $25).