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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 #975 on: November 14, 2014, 03:14:30 PM »
Also, what's the harm in answering sometimes along with directions of where it's found?
You already took the time to answer.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #976 on: November 15, 2014, 06:04:06 PM »
Also, what's the harm in answering sometimes along with directions of where it's found?
You already took the time to answer.
No harm at all, except the answer is not simple. No one really knows how often we can do it before getting shut down.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #977 on: November 15, 2014, 06:19:01 PM »
the permanent card is shipped from MN?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #978 on: November 15, 2014, 08:35:14 PM »
Anyone know if I use a Citi card will it come up as cash advance

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #979 on: November 15, 2014, 09:50:39 PM »
Anyone know if I use a Citi card will it come up as cash advance
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #980 on: November 15, 2014, 09:53:15 PM »
Nothing came up in search

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #981 on: November 15, 2014, 09:58:06 PM »
Anyone know if I use a Citi card will it come up as cash advance

I've done multiple transactions with a Citi card and each time it has shown up as a regular purchase coded "Grocery Store, Supermarket."

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #982 on: November 15, 2014, 09:58:40 PM »
Thanx

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #983 on: November 15, 2014, 11:07:00 PM »
I tried to use my IHG card and it was declined
any reason why?

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #984 on: November 15, 2014, 11:07:53 PM »
I tried to use my IHG card and it was declined
any reason why?
Could be the charge was flagged for some reason. Give chase a call?
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #985 on: November 15, 2014, 11:20:52 PM »
PSA: Someone told me that he by mistake tried registering online before activating in-store. He got an error that the card # and the security code don't match. When I told him he needs to activate it, he went to target, but the register gave an error "Do Not Sell", and wouldn't activate it. Someone told me that he heard that trying to register it before activating flags it for fraud, and you can't activate it afterwards.

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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #986 on: November 15, 2014, 11:24:06 PM »
PSA: Someone told me that he by mistake tried registering online before activating in-store. He got an error that the card # and the security code don't match. When I told him he needs to activate it, he went to target, but the register gave an error "Do Not Sell", and wouldn't activate it. Someone told me that he heard that trying to register it before activating flags it for fraud, and you can't activate it afterwards.
that makes total sense, assume for a second, that it was really 2 Ppl, as soon as it gets activated and loaded in the store, someone else already has the information,
So it makes perfect sense that they won't sell it...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #987 on: November 16, 2014, 12:10:43 AM »
that makes total sense, assume for a second, that it was really 2 Ppl, as soon as it gets activated and loaded in the store, someone else already has the information,
So it makes perfect sense that they won't sell it...

That's what makes this safer than the VRs.
After a CVS trip, I'd walk out into the LA parking lot with a $4K
value that could be used by anyone at anytime.

With REDcard, this process is much safer and secure.
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #988 on: November 16, 2014, 01:50:54 AM »
Would I be able to do this all at a self checkout?? loading etc...
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Re: The Target Prepaid REDcard
« Reply #989 on: November 16, 2014, 02:03:11 AM »
Would I be able to do this all at a self checkout?? loading etc...
Try,
But it's totally legal to go to a reg cashier
On that note, can one by any gift cards at a self check out?
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