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Since October 12, 2015, the prepaid REDcard (Redbird) can only be loaded at Target with cash. It can still be loaded online with a bank-issued debit card, up to $200/day and $1K/month.

Therefore, for MS (manufactured spending) Redbird is now considered dead. RIP!

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6435 on: March 03, 2015, 09:51:51 PM »
i already did with CITI DC or Barclay  A+.  Anyone got 2% back with BOA cash rewards?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6436 on: March 03, 2015, 11:19:28 PM »
Can I load rc with gift cards?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6437 on: March 03, 2015, 11:28:10 PM »
Can I load rc with gift cards?
it would work but since many are cracking down, i wouldn't do it. i have had bad experience with these

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6438 on: March 03, 2015, 11:36:51 PM »
I'm sorry I meant target gift card

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6439 on: March 03, 2015, 11:40:45 PM »
I'm sorry I meant target gift card
can't

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6440 on: March 03, 2015, 11:42:11 PM »
can't
+1 thats hard wired into the system. pops up on the screen no way around AFAIK

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6441 on: March 03, 2015, 11:42:55 PM »
I'm sorry I meant target gift card
The screen for the cashier/CS rep specifically say cannot use gift cards. VGC are fine (excluding employees making up rules).
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6442 on: March 03, 2015, 11:51:59 PM »
The screen for the cashier/CS rep specifically say cannot use gift cards. VGC are fine (excluding employees making up rules).
one employee by 117th street told me no GC, I politely pressed on saying i've done it before can we try. She said no. I pulled out a cc and when the "no TGC" popped up she's like "see I told you no GC" I told her thats TGC, but here's my cc anyway. She canceled the trans and told me to leave.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6443 on: March 03, 2015, 11:55:45 PM »
If u don't mind me asking any idea why target would block target gift cards

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6444 on: March 04, 2015, 12:05:45 AM »
If u don't mind me asking any idea why target would block target gift cards
Why would they allow you to take a Target credit which you must use in their store and convert it to cash...?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6445 on: March 04, 2015, 12:10:24 AM »
one employee by 117th street told me no GC, I politely pressed on saying i've done it before can we try. She said no. I pulled out a cc and when the "no TGC" popped up she's like "see I told you no GC" I told her thats TGC, but here's my cc anyway. She canceled the trans and told me to leave.
Please don't ruin it.  We have to be nice to them in order they just should not get fed up..
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6446 on: March 04, 2015, 12:13:48 AM »
Please don't ruin it.  We have to be nice to them in order they just should not get fed up..
only because you asked so nicely. I made a point out how polite I was, not pushy at all.

This lady has some issue with being wrong or challenged in any way. One B employee isnt gnna get this shut down... imo

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6447 on: March 04, 2015, 12:20:51 AM »

only because you asked so nicely. I made a point out how polite I was, not pushy at all.

This lady has some issue with being wrong or challenged in any way. One B employee isnt gnna get this shut down... imo
CS?

What did she look like? I ask bc I've been to that store and one CS rep said something similar, then called over the manager to whom I explained what a RC was (i.e. not a gift card), and he then told her to go ahead with my transaction. I am pretty sure the confusion stems from A) the on screen message, and B) a "policy" not to allow the purchase of GCs with GCs.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6448 on: March 04, 2015, 12:25:27 AM »
CS?

What did she look like? I ask bc I've been to that store and one CS rep said something similar, then called over the manager to whom I explained what a RC was (i.e. not a gift card), and he then told her to go ahead with my transaction. I am pretty sure the confusion stems from A) the on screen message, and B) a "policy" not to allow the purchase of GCs with GCs.
cashier, black, fake eyebrows. CS took over once she made a scene and didnt let me use VGC either. Twas the last day of the month and I had 2+k in GC to get rid of so I hung around. My persistence paid off and founf a rookie to do the everything I wanted... until I got slammed by fraud alerts

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #6449 on: March 04, 2015, 12:27:21 AM »
Target in Jersey City was very nice, patient & accommodating. If you plan on going there please be courteous & polite. Lets keep this going..