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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 #615 on: November 03, 2014, 11:08:07 AM »
Something along those lines ;-)

Good to know. The upside of their "illogical" perspective is that they'll hopefully also keep the cc and vgc deposits alive and well for years to come... I'll keep praying, too...  ;-)
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #616 on: November 03, 2014, 11:18:16 AM »
so, they'll hand out cash, but can't pay bills for 6-7 days until receive in mail... OK...

Yup. I still have a temp card.... :-\

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #617 on: November 03, 2014, 02:43:32 PM »
Still don't have a clear idea on the best way to load $200 gift cards on it. Do I have to tell the cashier I want to load ex $1000 but with 5 separate cards? That can draw suspicion. Or can I load it like AFT and just swipe 5 separate cards without the cashier having to do anything before starting the transaction?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #618 on: November 03, 2014, 03:26:35 PM »


Still don't have a clear idea on the best way to load $200 gift cards on it. Do I have to tell the cashier I want to load ex $1000 but with 5 separate cards? That can draw suspicion. Or can I load it like AFT and just swipe 5 separate cards without the cashier having to do anything before starting the transaction?
FWIU, that. Supposedly target automatically drains the balance of the GC.


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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #619 on: November 03, 2014, 03:30:31 PM »
FWIU, that. Supposedly target automatically drains the balance of the GC.
Is there a limit on the # of cards?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #620 on: November 03, 2014, 03:49:15 PM »
Is there a limit on the # of cards?

7, IIRC

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #621 on: November 03, 2014, 03:49:58 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #622 on: November 03, 2014, 03:52:45 PM »
7, IIRC
So you just say I'd like to load my card with $1400 and then just swipe 7 times?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #623 on: November 03, 2014, 04:04:01 PM »
max transaction is 1000.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #624 on: November 03, 2014, 04:04:17 PM »
No.not on a temp card.
Yes to the temp card as long as it's registered on line,
Than you set up a pin, and can pull out cash
My experience is that it not work.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #625 on: November 03, 2014, 05:23:46 PM »
max transaction is 1000.
So just 5 cards? Does the have to input a debit of $200 each swipe?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #626 on: November 03, 2014, 06:56:23 PM »
Im sure this was asked upthread or in the comments on DDMS but cant locate it. Can I buy more than one temp card at once? I'll be in MA tomorrow and I'm more than willing to pick up a few if that is possible for myself and other DDFers
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #627 on: November 03, 2014, 06:57:11 PM »
Im sure this was asked upthread or in the comments on DDMS but cant locate it. Can I buy more than one temp card at once? I'll be in MA tomorrow and I'm more than willing to pick up a few if that is possible for myself and other DDFers
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #628 on: November 03, 2014, 06:58:26 PM »
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #629 on: November 03, 2014, 06:59:13 PM »
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