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How to convert AMEX gift Cards or prepaid cards into cash

ksquires1991 900 561 January 26, 2012 at 08:46 PM in Mail In Rebate (5)
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Last Edited by ksquires1991 January 26, 2012 at 08:53 PM
I am sure people thought of and do this... just figured I would start a thread for it.

If you have a AMEX gift card or prepaid card from a rebate or anything other reason, you can easily convert it into cash by buying staples free after rebate software which will give you a check which you just deposit in the bank. If you couple the software with a coupon you can get a rebate worth more than the gift card.

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just buy gas. just like cash
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It's not a gift card. it is a prepaid card.
And you have to wait 1-2 month for the Staples rebate.
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Quote from minhquan2106 View Post :
It's not a gift card. it is a prepaid card.
And you have to wait 1-2 month for the Staples rebate.

Both of your statements are true, it is still a viable option that I would use...
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Both of your statements are true, it is still a viable option that I would use...

If I remember correctly, you can call the number on the prepaid card to ask for a check.

Another option: buy Amazon gift card Big Grin Never expire.

If you still want to buy FAR at Staples, use $25 off $75 to earn some cash


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Quote from minhquan2106 View Post :

If I remember correctly, you can call the number on the prepaid card to ask for a check.

Another option: buy Amazon gift card Big Grin Never expire.

If you still want to buy FAR at Staples, use $25 off $75 to earn some cash


hmm i will have to try the call in for a check method, i have never heard of that...
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What I want to know is what to do with the $3.15 left on my card?
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What I want to know is what to do with the $3.15 left on my card?
donate... surely someone can use it.
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Quote from ksquires1991 View Post :
i am sure people thought of and do this... Just figured i would start a thread for it.

If you have a amex gift card or prepaid card from a rebate or anything other reason, you can easily convert it into cash by buying staples free after rebate software which will give you a check which you just deposit in the bank. If you couple the software with a coupon you can get a rebate worth more than the gift card.
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lol, explain?
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This is dumb. People make these threads all the damn time. Use it to buy gas (go inside and tell them you want the balance on your card to go to pump # X), use it on utilities, use it on your cell phone, buy a damn gift card for the remaining balance at a grocery store you frequent or at Walmart or any freaking where.
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This is dumb. People make these threads all the damn time. Use it to buy gas (go inside and tell them you want the balance on your card to go to pump # X), use it on utilities, use it on your cell phone, buy a damn gift card for the remaining balance at a grocery store you frequent or at Walmart or any freaking where.
ok well i am a college student and my parents pay for my. gas, i rarely have expenses either and need to save money to pay off my student loans so you may think it is dumb but for me and any other college student, this route works out perfectly
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also it would be more beneficial to pay gas, bills, etc. with your credit card because of rewards. this route will also give you more money with the coupon, making it the better option.
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Quote from ksquires1991 View Post :
also it would be more beneficial to pay gas, bills, etc. with your credit card because of rewards. this route will also give you more money with the coupon, making it the better option.
On that same logic, it would be more beneficial to buy the Staples FAR products with your credit card because of rewards.

You are stuck in an endless loop.

Reboot.
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lol no that defeats the whole purpose. if you have a prepaid amex card it would be beneficial to buy the FAR software. i agree you would benefit more from buying the FAR software with a credit card, but if you use the prepaid card you would use the cash from the check to pay off the credit card bill from gas, bills. the only difference between your ad my opinion is you would get more rewards with a credit card with mine. a minuscule difference none the less, but every bit helps
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