September 21st, 2013
Update #3, 09/22: DEAD!
Update #2, 09/21: Just a reminder that these are slated to be discontinued tonight. As of now it’s still working normally…
Update, 09/07: According to my most recent Chase statement, Chase will stop selling gift cards effective 09/22:
Originally posted on 04/18:
Chase is currently offering gift cards with no initial fees and no shipping fees.
As always it is free to signup for an American Express Bluebird card and there is no credit pull to receive it.
-You can order up to $2,600 of fee-free gift cards per Chase card per 30 day period.
-Every additional user on Chase business cards (Like Chase Ink Plus) may order their own set of $2,600 in fee-free gift cards once per 30 day period. Additional users on personal cards do not get their own limit.
-You can purchase these with any Chase credit cards.
-These post as a purchase on your Chase credit card statement and will earn miles.
-You can order up to 5 gift cards in one order.
-Cards come in denominations of $25 to $500.
-Chase gift cards are not valid for purchase (though they will work) in: AR, CT, HI, ME, NH, NJ, RI, VT.
-When you activate the card you will be given a pin number by the automated activation line.
-You will be asked for a social security number to make the purchase but there will not be a credit pull.
You can load Chase gift cards onto your Bluebird card at Walmart for free via the WalMart ATM machine, via any cashier, or via the customer service counter.
Alternatively you can also use them at Walmart to pay off any credit bill for $1 fee or to buy a money order for 70 cents. You can pay bills or buy money orders with up to 4 gift cards at a time though the maximum money order is $1,000.
-Chase cards with a $500 spend threshold include: Freedom Visa.
-Chase cards with a $2,000 spend threshold include: Southwest.