Get Fee-Waived $200 Visa Gift Cards From Staples, Earn 5x Points Everywhere!

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Update, 9/27: Readers are now reporting that both Mastercard and Visa gift cards now have no fees this week!

Update, 9/26: Readers are reporting that the Staples ad had a printing error and in fact the Mastercard gift cards are the ones on sale with no fees.

Staples is waiving the $6.95 purchase fee on $200 Visa gift cards through 10/2 in-store only.

Use your Chase Ink Cash Card or Ink Plus card and get 5 points per dollar spent. Office supply stores never charge a fee for retailer gift cards such as Amazon and hundreds more, but these Visa gift cards can be used anywhere!

Buying these gift cards can help you meet the spend threshold to earn the highest ever 75,000 point signup bonus for Ink Cash on top of earning 5 points per dollar spent.

The IRS recently lost a case trying to tax a couple that bought millions of dollars in Visa gift cards, which they subsequently cashed out in order to earn 5% cash back. The court ruled that rebates for gift card purchases are not taxable.

The weekly ad states that there is a limit of 5 per customer per day, though the fee waiver should apply on up to 10 cards per transaction if your store isn’t a stickler for limits.

You can use the gift cards to buy money orders at select grocery stores and gas stations. Just use the last 4 digits of the card as the PIN number to cash them out.

Or you can donate the gift card to charity and get a receipt for the full face value while earning 5 points per dollar.

Or you can give away a gift card as a wedding or Bar Mitzvah gift.

Or you can always use it for everyday spending while earning 5% cash back or even better, 5 Chase Ultimate Rewards points per dollar everywhere!

HT: zalman2bis, via DDF

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Can you still purchase money orders at Walmart using the debit cards?


Staples Store in Stamford, CT said there was still a fee in Staples store for $200 Visa gift card. Where is this post coming from? Doesn’t appear valid.


Just went to staples in NJ and fee not waived


Same. Looks like there was a printing error and it’s fee free MasterCard gift cards at Staples this week, not Visa.


Bought any? Is it also limit of 5?


Just went to a Long Island store. Said the ad was a mistake. It’s the MasterCard cards with no fee this week. Got some at no fee.


limit of 5?




Visa not working MasterCard oos… 🙁


It’s MC at staples now


Limit of 5?


It’s been a limit of 5 for the past year or 2.

Jonah Geldschwindler

Worked for me. I bought 5x visa cards at staples today and the fee was waived.


And u bought visa?


I’m in L.A. and got both Visa and Mastercard $200 GCs with no fee

richard i

9/28 AM Only Visa is fee free for me this morning