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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 #675 on: November 04, 2014, 11:28:15 AM »
is there a limit on the temporary card?
Yes, $500 then $1,000
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #676 on: November 04, 2014, 11:28:46 AM »
is there a limit on the temporary card?

yes, according to cs it's $500/$1000 per day up to $1500 total. Others have done more, apparently, so YMMV.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #677 on: November 04, 2014, 02:34:42 PM »

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #678 on: November 04, 2014, 02:38:20 PM »
is there a limit on the temporary card?

basically people asking the same questions over and over, come to think of it, that's whats happening here too. 

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #679 on: November 04, 2014, 03:01:09 PM »
wife just tried to load in brooklyn and cashier sent her to cs and they said cant load with a cc since its loading a cc with a cc...

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #680 on: November 04, 2014, 03:03:18 PM »
wife just tried to load in brooklyn and cashier sent her to cs and they said cant load with a cc since its loading a cc with a cc...

Uh-oh....

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #681 on: November 04, 2014, 03:06:46 PM »
wife just tried to load in brooklyn and cashier sent her to cs and they said cant load with a cc since its loading a cc with a cc...
Well your supposed to answer that 'you can' and if you don't believe me try it ;-)
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #682 on: November 04, 2014, 03:10:07 PM »
wife just tried to load in brooklyn and cashier sent her to cs and they said cant load with a cc since its loading a cc with a cc...
You also don't need to say its a cc b4 you swipe, just tell them you want to load it, the system will say you need id bc it's a cc, it will also request the last 4 digest, all these things don't happen when your using a debit..
Obviously you CAN use a credit card, they just don't know,
We need to educate them on there job :-p
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #683 on: November 04, 2014, 03:11:05 PM »
Well your supposed to answer that 'you can' and if you don't believe me try it ;-)
Right. Only she doesn't like these things. I didn't mean to uh oh, rather just point it out...

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #684 on: November 04, 2014, 07:24:31 PM »
....
We need to educate them on there their job :-p

it's not their job, yet. They are in Brooklyn. NY & NJ aren't on the RED card map yet..
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #685 on: November 04, 2014, 07:26:33 PM »
it's not their job, yet. They are in Brooklyn. NY & NJ aren't on the RED card map yet..
Yes it is, at the end of the day, every target is supposed to load...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #686 on: November 04, 2014, 07:30:17 PM »
Yes it is, at the end of the day, every target is supposed to load...

true, but that's at the 'end of the day'. It may not even be "noon" yet (of 'that' Target day) and they will need to teach their thousands of cashiers, step-by-step, along with policy, FAQs, etc...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #687 on: November 04, 2014, 07:31:41 PM »
true, but that's at the 'end of the day'. It may not even be "noon" yet (of 'that' Target day) and they will need to teach their thousands of cashiers, step-by-step, along with policy, FAQs, etc...
I think end of day is coming sooner than some of us think

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #688 on: November 04, 2014, 08:01:50 PM »
true, but that's at the 'end of the day'. It may not even be "noon" yet (of 'that' Target day) and they will need to teach their thousands of cashiers, step-by-step, along with policy, FAQs, etc...
So let's help them out and teach them now ;-)
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #689 on: November 04, 2014, 08:27:46 PM »
So I received the card from a friend yesterday.  Registered it online.
Today I went to target in LA.  The cashier asked her manager for help.  The manager got all excited,  said I was the first customer she saw that has it. Showed it to all the nearby cashiers so they would recognize it.  Asked where I got it from because she really wants one....
She said she heard that it should be coming to California in a month or so.
Loaded cc and then gc.
Only issue was that the second cashier asked the same manager for help and she told me I can only do 1k a day,  so I couldn't do the full 1.5k.