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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 #885 on: November 11, 2014, 12:48:21 PM »
Someone mentioned that there are targets near Boston that have this card but when I looked at the stores listed on the website none seemed close to Boston. Anyone know if any targets near Boston carry this card?

There is a link in the Wiki that maps where the Targets are. I personally have been using the Target in Millbury MA, right near Worcester, about 40 minutes east of Boston. Cleared out one rack...but they have plenty more  ;D
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #886 on: November 11, 2014, 12:54:06 PM »
Thanks but 40 min is too far to ask someone else to go out of they're way for me

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #887 on: November 11, 2014, 12:54:41 PM »
will go to two stores, buy  both using my own name, social and address?
Once at home, I can register one for my sister in her name?

If they don't check ID, I can put her info directly  in the store when buying.

I activated one in NY yesterday,
I used my ID, when asked for S.S and birthday etc,  I used all my wife's information.
I did NOT have an issue,

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #888 on: November 11, 2014, 01:04:43 PM »
Thanks but 40 min is too far to ask someone else to go out of they're way for me
Depends where that person is coming from. Its literally 2 minutes off I-90. If they are going from NY or CT to Boston its a 5 minute detour.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #889 on: November 11, 2014, 01:20:02 PM »
Do you get 5% back on loading with Discover or Citi Dividend card at Target?
Both these  cards offer 5% back at department stores until Dec. When I first buy this at the store and load ,  is it recommended to load with a small amount like $10?
Thanks!
I can load without any CA fees on any cards

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #890 on: November 11, 2014, 01:23:57 PM »
Is there a $1000 transaction limit for loading in target?
i.e. the $2,500/day limit needs to be  $1,000/$1,000/$500?

I seem to remember reading that in the past

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #891 on: November 11, 2014, 01:30:00 PM »
Do you get 5% back on loading with Discover or Citi Dividend card at Target?
Both these  cards offer 5% back at department stores until Dec. When I first buy this at the store and load ,  is it recommended to load with a small amount like $10?
Thanks!
I can load without any CA fees on any cards
Good idea, try and report back

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #892 on: November 11, 2014, 01:56:59 PM »
Is there a $1000 transaction limit for loading in target?
i.e. the $2,500/day limit needs to be  $1,000/$1,000/$500?

I seem to remember reading that in the past
Yes.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #893 on: November 11, 2014, 02:07:32 PM »
Just loaded the $1000 onto the temporary card in Chicago.. Oh how I love this game.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #894 on: November 11, 2014, 02:08:57 PM »
will go to two stores, buy  both using my own name, social and address?
Once at home, I can register one for my sister in her name?

If they don't check ID, I can put her info directly  in the store when buying.

Just an FYI I went to two stores in MKE and had no issues. I got about 3-4 in each. I even used the same cashier one right after another.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #896 on: November 11, 2014, 03:16:43 PM »
The map of locations selling cards seems to be down. Anyone know of any locations in Chicago?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #897 on: November 11, 2014, 03:20:04 PM »
The map of locations selling cards seems to be down. Anyone know of any locations in Chicago?
None in IL.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #898 on: November 11, 2014, 03:41:39 PM »
The map of locations selling cards seems to be down. Anyone know of any locations in Chicago?

Closest is Milwaukee, Greenfield is about a 70 minute drive
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #899 on: November 11, 2014, 05:02:14 PM »
Just loaded the $1000 onto the temporary card in Chicago.. Oh how I love this game.
Just loaded $2500 @ on 4 cards. I think i love this game a little too much. So many options. first max out PRG 30k, then...MQD waiver on Delta? All i have are Amex personal Platinum, PRG, Delta Gold, SPG and Citi Executive AA. Anyone have ideas or just take it one month at a time?
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