Instant $10 Discount on Visa Gift Cards at Office Depot & OfficeMax (10/21-10/27/18)

Office Depot and Officemax have a new Visa gift card deal. This one is not advertised in the weekly ad. You can save $10 instantly when you buy $300 or more. This offer comes with a instant discount that almost wipes out the fees on these cards. It gets better since you can earn 5X at office supply stores with a couple of cards.

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Offer Terms

  • Limit one (1) offer per customer.
  • Discount applied at register.
  • Offer Valid 10/21/18 through 10/27/18
  • Offer valid in store on Visa® Gift Cards only.
  • Visa Gift Card is issued by Metabank.

Maximizing The Offer

Office Depot and OfficeMax sell $200 Visa gift cards that have an activation fee of $6.95. To get the $10 instant discount, you need to spend at least $300. To maximize credit card rewards, it’s best to purchase two $200 Visa gift cards, which will cost you $413.90. Take off $10 at the register and you’re paying just $403.90. You take a small loss of $3.10. But let’s look at the points that you can earn.

If you have a Chase Ink Plus or Chase Ink Cash card, you would earn 1,995 Ultimate Rewards points. You can also use a Amex SimplyCash Plus Business Card which earns 5% cashback at office supply stores as well. That would give you $19.95 in cashback. However Chase Ink Plus/Cash would be my choices as UR points are more valuable than cash and Amex has been cracking down on gift card purchases.

Guru’s Wrap-Up

This is a good opportunity to get very cheap Ultimate Rewards points, but we have seen better discounts of $15 in the past. If you have a location nearby, it’s still worth a trip. The promotion should be advertised in stores.

HT: DoC

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