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I have a USBank MC GC and a Metabank Visa GC (200/ea) Do you know how I can unload them to BB if I don’t have a zip? I already set a PIN for both.
I’m not sure what you mean by you don’t have a zip? As long as you have a PIN, you should b able to use the gift cards at Walmart
Well I tried at WM but the cashier at the MC didn’t let me do it b/c they were told not to accept it. The cashiers on the floor are not allowed to load BBs at all. I wanted to load them to bluebird but I need a zip code to add the as debits. Let me know what you think.
In figuring the costs/point value on churning I divide the points by cost? Is it the other way around Cost by how many points I earned?
Just think of the word “per” as a division sign:
cost per point = cost / points (cost divided by points)
I live in Ann Arbor MI.
Where could I get vanilla reload packs in the area?
I just open up AMEX PRG and wanted to earn points on groceries and gas stations.
I tried out family dollar and dollar general but they dont take AMEX and it is not the scratch pack like in CVS.
Also I tries to work on Kroger prepaid card with reload pack but they only take cash.
I fould out that Famiily Fare grocery store sells vanilla realod pack but it is 50 miles away from home.
I am running BB with Chase Ink so the giftcard option is not available for me. Please help me out
Steve, all of the CVS stores in Ann Arbor sell Vanilla Reload cards except for the one downtown on State St. I don’t know of any groceries or gas stations in the area that sell them and take credit cards anymore. You can buy other cards at 7-11 with credit card.
I check out all of the 7-11 in ann arbor zone but they dont take AMEX PRG with Vanilla Reload. It is useless for My vanilla Debit Card.
I am going to try out for one vanilla cards in 7-11 and other places under AMEX supermarket and gas station categories.
7-11 registers are coded to not allow Vanilla Reload purchases by credit card.
Is it just AMEX or all other cards?
BTW, are 7-11 under the category of gas station?
Even without Gas pump?
Except loading on to BB and Walmart Bill Pay are there another way to liquify gift cards without risking my self. Like purchasing money order.
Or is it okay to purchase one money order monthly? then how much recommended?
Yes, some 7-11s code as gas stations even if there are no gas pumps. Lookup your local 7-11s here: https://www.visa.com/supplierlocator/index.jsp.
Money orders are too complicated of a subject to cover in blog comments
Sorry, now I know how I confused you. I meant load them through the bluebird website, $100 per day.
Amex won’t let you load Bluebird online with gift cards.
I just did my fifth App-o-Rama (6 cards/4banks) in the span of 13 months. All 4 banks (US Bank, Barclays, Citi, and Chase) pulled TransUnion and I now have 14 hard pulls, but my Faco on CreditKarma was 775 today down from 784 last week. If I freeze my Transunion report, will banks pull from Equifax(only have 3 inquiries) and Experian(10 Inquiries)? I have 6 months before the Transunion inquiries start coming off my report. Also, I applied for the Lufthansa 50k offer yesterday and was immediately approved for a $19,000 limit so I decided to apply for a 6th card of the day just to see if I would get approved and I was approved for a 3rd US Airways World Mastercard after a quick call.
Yes, freezing your Transunion report should work
I used the visa supplier locater for a local K-Mart coded to get the bonus spend on chase sapphire but when the points didn’t apply I was unhappy now I have to figure something else out for another 1k spend.
Sorry about that. Yes, same thing happened to me with my Kmart.
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