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best way to cash out visa gift cards
« on: March 04, 2011, 04:48:05 PM »
whats the best way to cash out visa or AMEX gift cards wiyhout ordering coins from the mint? Thanks

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2011, 07:09:19 PM »
Imho use them
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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2011, 07:45:54 PM »
buy FAR items

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2011, 01:35:17 PM »
pardon my ignorance, but what is FAR?

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2011, 01:48:58 PM »
probably free after rebate

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2011, 02:05:22 PM »
probably free after rebate
Bingo!

I have a $200 Office Depot GC that im trying to cash out. Thinking about doing just that...

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2011, 10:06:01 PM »
Bingo!

I have a $200 Office Depot GC that im trying to cash out. Thinking about doing just that...

Is it worth the time/effort to chase $30 rebates to cash out hundreds in giftcards (whether Amex or OfficeDepot)? If you miss one or two rebate, you lose more than you'd get if you sold the giftcards straight up with no effort chasing rebates.
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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2011, 12:58:21 AM »
go for ebay

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2011, 10:34:16 AM »
depending on urgency (not 100% redemption), plastic jungle is an option
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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2011, 10:43:24 AM »
depending on urgency (not 100% redemption), plastic jungle is an option
Looks like they buy Target and Walmart at 96.6% worth of Amazon GCs or 92% cash.
Do they pay more for any other GCs?
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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2011, 04:42:39 PM »
how about using paypal or amazon payments to send money to yourself (in a different account)? if paypal would work it would be cheaper than plastic jungle, $200 gc would get you around $208 walmart card then sell it back to then for 191.36, losing around 9%. paypal charges 2.9% + .30 cents.

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2011, 04:43:23 PM »
how about using paypal or amazon payments to send money to yourself (in a different account)? if paypal would work it would be cheaper than plastic jungle, $200 gc would get you around $208 walmart card then sell it back to then for 191.36, losing around 9%. paypal charges 2.9% + .30 cents.
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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2011, 04:44:16 PM »
sorry thats 4.5% for plastic jungle not 9%

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2011, 04:44:50 PM »
is that for paypal or amazon or both

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Re: best way to cash out visa gift cards
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2011, 10:59:56 PM »
is there usually limits to items that are free after rebates? otherwise just buy enough to fill your card