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Kroger Gift Cards, $10 Bonus on Select Happy $50 Gift Cards + 4X fuel points

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Kroger Gift Cards, $10 Bonus on Select Happy $50 Gift Cards + 4X fuel points

Note ... OFFER VALID 9/22 TO 10/5 ... and maximum discount allowed is subject to a maximum sum of $50 per customer.

Click here (https://giftcards.kroger.com/promotions) to see the 5 cards discounted. Available cards include ...
  • Happy Student [kroger.com] ...Use the Happy Student gift card at any Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus World Market, Foot Locker, American Eagle, Aerie, Buffalo Wild Wings, Express or Ulta Beauty location in the US. OOS
  • Happy Bride [kroger.com] ... Use the Happy Bride gift card at any Bed Bath & Beyond, David's Bridal, JCPenney or Spafinder location in the US. OOS
  • Happy Treats [kroger.com] ... Use the Happy Treats gift card at any Regal, Cold Stone Creamery, GameStop, Yankee Candle, Ulta Beauty or Sally Beauty location in the US. OOS
  • Happy Teen [kroger.com] ... Use the Happy Teen gift card at any Regal Cinemas, American Eagle, Under Armour, Dave & Buster's, Sephora, Jamba Juice or Barnes & Noble location in the US. OOS
  • Happy Eats [kroger.com] ... Use the Happy Eats gift card at any Jamba Juice, Dave & Buster's, Panera Bread, Burger King or Cold Stone Creamery location in the US.
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FYI ... I always watch for these Happy GC deals to come around, and especially on ...
  • Happy Treats
  • Happy Grad
  • Happy Holidays
  • Happy You
  • Happy Dad
... because the "GameStop" credit can be used to purchase PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Steam, or many other gift-cards right off the GameStop website. Applause
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Ok first off, thank you Autumn

Second, awesome username and picture, lol.
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Ty,tu, but Don't see any for lowes
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Does anyone know if this is in store as well?
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Does this qualify for Chase Offers 10% back on Kroger. Com purchases?
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Quote from proud2bpinoy :
Does this qualify for Chase Offers 10% back on Kroger. Com purchases?
My credit card charge is from Blackhawk network!
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Just for mathematical clarification, this is NOT 20% off. It is 16.66666667% off.

You are actually buying $60 gift cards for $50 (you are not buying $50 gift cards for $40).

Theres always one dumb person who doesn't understand math that will argue against this.
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Quote from pony :
Just for mathematical clarification, this is NOT 20% off. It is 16.66666667% off.

You are actually buying $60 gift cards for $50 (you are not buying $50 gift cards for $40).

Theres always one dumb person who doesn't understand math that will argue against this.
Where does it say anything about "20% off?" I'm only seeing "20% bonus when you buy a $50 gift card."
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Quote from pony :
Just for mathematical clarification, this is NOT 20% off. It is 16.66666667% off.

You are actually buying $60 gift cards for $50 (you are not buying $50 gift cards for $40).

Theres always one dumb person who doesn't understand math that will argue against this.
Close to 20% off factoring in credit card cash/points back! Good enough for me!
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... because the "GameStop" credit can be used to purchase PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Steam, or many other gift-cards right off the GameStop website. Applause
Have you verified that it works? The Happy FAQ states:

CAN HAPPY CARDS BE USED TO PURCHASE GIFT CARDS?
No. In general, Happy Cards cannot be used to purchase other gift cards.
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Where does it say anything about "20% off?" I'm only seeing "20% bonus when you buy a $50 gift card."
It doesn't. I was simply refuting the obligatory and inevitable Slickdealer who is going to say it.

Its called a preemptive refute.

You seem to be one of the ones that know the difference between "20% Bonus" vs "20% off". But I theorize that not all the people on Slickdeals have a brain cloned from yours.
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Quote from amc1870 :
Have you verified that it works? The Happy FAQ states:

CAN HAPPY CARDS BE USED TO PURCHASE GIFT CARDS?
No. In general, Happy Cards cannot be used to purchase other gift cards.
Home Depot used to be on one of them ( and probably the reason they aren't on main happy anymore) is this is considered " Credit" so you can purchase Any gift card at home Depot. I haven't tried with Lowe's or GameStop but would love to hear from those that have / and also I will try myself and report back hopefully the credit trick still works
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Quote from amc1870 :
Have you verified that it works? The Happy FAQ states:
CAN HAPPY CARDS BE USED TO PURCHASE GIFT CARDS?
No. In general, Happy Cards cannot be used to purchase other gift cards.
Hold my beer ... that's exactly what you're doing when you choose to redeem at a specific store ... you're getting a gift-card from the store, and Blackhawk/GiftCardMall/MetaBank has no visibility after that. GameStop is unique in that they understand the math of buying credit from Sony/Microsoft/Nintendo/Steam/etc @ 25% discount, whereas those marketplaces turn-around and charge 30% to the game publishers. So in the end, MetaBank gets 3% for the MasterCard transaction (because it's a 16-digit code beginning with a "6"), Blackhawk/GiftCardMall gets 5.33%, GameStop gets 5%, and online gaming services get 5%, so everybody wins (except the GameStop staff, who are treated like dirt). Frown

Quote from new33 :
I haven't tried with Lowe's or GameStop but would love to hear from those that have / and also I will try myself and report back hopefully the credit trick still works
Here's my previous reply/explanation about the in's/out's of "GameStop credit -> game credit" from the prior SD on 2021-Aug-17 ...

Quote from Cornelius :
Thumbs up to the OP! I never seem to know when Kroger runs deals like this, and GameStop allows purchase of both their credit and/or online-marketplace credit (PSN, Xbox, Steam, Nintendo, etc), so this is one of the few ways remaining to get digital-marketplace currency @ 16% off when you go to the B&M store to get yourself or give to someone a tangible gift / gift-card.

A few notable tips occurred to me that I thought I'd share for this SlickDeal(tm) and/or future Happy card SD's down the road ...
  1. The retailer processes these Happy cards EXACTLY like a non-reloadable credit card, with the only stipulation that the retailer knows the first 4 digits belong to "Blackhawk", so they're allowed to be processed as a CC & not go through Visa/MC/Discover's own validation.
  2. If you have an item requiring more funds than will fit on the Happy card, so you have to use a 2nd CC, you'll need to either call & place your order online, or go to the B&M store for the split transaction.
  3. With stores like GameStop, if you have enough credit on your store account and/or gift-card for the remainder, the website will ALWAYS deduct from the gift-card first, so again, you'll need to go to the B&M store to handle the split transaction.
  4. If you're stumped about what to get @ GameStop (amongst the 6 or so chains listed), I recommend getting GameStop and/or digital-marketplace currency, so that "an even dollar amount" is deducted, and you don't end up with "uneven" or "small" amounts remaining (due to sales tax, prices ending with ".99", etc), and thus you might feel like throwing it away. Confused
  5. Purchasing digital-marketplace currency (PSN, Xbox, etc) requires some pre-planning, especially when it's a $25 Happy card, because some digital-marketplace currency may only come in $10/$20/$50 increments, leaving $5 left over. To use that last $5 with GameStop's website, you'll either purchase $5 of GameStop credit with the $5 remaining, so you can combine it with another Happy card's remaining $5 to purchase $10 of PSN ... or once again, go to the B&M store to handle the split transaction.
  6. And lastly, if you're a member of GameStop's PUR program, and get a $5 coupon code to use each month, go to the B&M store to use this credit, because often the B&M store will gladly apply the $5 coupon to your digital-marketplace currency purchase (whereas the website doesn't let you do this).
Note that this worked 100% when I purchased on 2021-Aug-18. Here's a text-scrape when I chose to access my eGift from Blackhawk (aka "GiftCardMall") ...

Quote :
xxxxxxx xxxxxxx,
Your $ 60.00 GameStop eGift has arrived!
To access your eGift, simply click on the button below or copy & paste the URL into your browser.
Access your eGift
https://egift.blackhawknetwork.co...xxxxxxxxxx
Thank you,
Redeem.giftcards.com
Gift Cards are issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC
©2020 Blackhawk Network, Inc. All rights reserved.
And then the text-scrape when I redeemed the $60 via the Blackhawk (GiftCardMall) link ...

Quote :
Here is your $60 USD eGift Card.
For GameStop
GameStop eGift Card
Bar Code
Card Number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xx06 185
Pin: xxxx
Print This
Redeem Online
1. Shop online at Gamestop.com or thinkgeek.com 2. At checkout, enter your gift card number and PIN.
Redeem In-Store
1. Ring up merchandise 2. Press Total (F12) 3. Select Manual Card (F6) 4. Select Gift Card (F2) 5. Key in the virtual gift card dollar amount and press Enter 6. Scan the barcode or key in the 19-digit eGift Card number and press Enter 7. Type in 4-digit PIN and press Enter
eGift Card Support
This gift card is redeemable only for the purchase of merchandise only in the U.S. at GameStop, ThinkGeek, EB Games, Babbage's, and Planet X stores and online at GameStop.com. Card does not expire or impose any fees. Except where required by law, it may not be returned, redeemed for cash, or applied as payment on any account, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Not responsible for unauthorized use. This card is not a credit card or a debit card and carries no warranties, express or implied. This card is issued by and represents solely the obligation of Marketing Control Services, Inc. (a Virginia corporation), which reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Use or acceptance of this card constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. To obtain your card balance, visit www.gamestop.com or call 1-888-818-2915. Purchases of gift cards never count towards promotional totals (e.g. $10 off $30). In order to take advantage of those promotions, customers must buy merchandise. Purchases of gift cards do not accrue PowerUp Rewards Points. GameStop is a family of preferred destinations for gaming, collectibles and consumer electronics. To find a store near you visit GameStop.com
PLEASE TREAT THIS EGIFT CARD LIKE CASH AND SAFEGUARD IT ACCORDINGLY
eGift Card POS Redemption Instructions
Ring up merchandise
Press Total (F12)
Select Gift Card (F3)
Key in the virtual gift card dollar amount and press Enter
Select Manual Entry
Scan the barcode or key in the 12-digit eGift Card number
Choose Authorize (F12)
Type in the PIN and press Enter
And finally the text-scrape of GameStop's order confirmation for a $50 PSN gift-card (with $10 leftover so I wouldn't blow it all at once) ...

Quote :
Thank you for your order, xxxxxxx!
Order Number: 11000000xxxxxxxx
Order Date: 8/19/2021
Order Total
$50.00
Download
PlayStation Store Gift Card $50
Platform: PlayStation 4
Edition: $50
Condition: Digital
QTY: 1 $50.00
Download Code
xxxx-xxxx-xxxx
To Redeem: 1. Open a PlayStation Network (PSN) account (or use your existing PSN account). 2. Select the PlayStation®Store icon on the PS4™ system home screen. 3. On PlayStation®Store, select 'Redeem Codes' at the bottom of the menu. 4. Enter the code. 5. Once the code has been entered correctly, select 'Continue' on the dialog box. 6. Select 'Continue' to complete code redemption. For additional redemption instructions, please visit https://www.playstation.com/en-us...edemption/
ORDER SUMMARY
Subtotal $50.00
Shipping & Handling $0.00
Estimated Tax $0.00
Estimated Total $50.00
Payment Method
Gift Card
***** 06185
Amount: $50.00
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Quote from reminbi2000 :
My credit card charge is from Blackhawk network!
Ok thanks. That means this is not qualified kroger.com purchases.
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