(EXPIRED) Office Depot: Buy $300+ Visa Gift Cards & Save $10 Instantly

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Office Depot is running another Visa gift card deal that wasn’t in their latest weekly ad. You can get a $10 instant discount when spending $300 or more of Visa gift cards, making this not-quite-profitable, but potentially worth it if you have a 5x/5% card.

Visa Gift Card
The Deal

  • Buy $300+ of Visa gift cards at Office Depot and save $10 instantly.

Key Terms

  • Expires July 6, 2019.
  • Valid 1 per household/business

Quick Thoughts

If you have a choice between Staples and Office Depot in your area, you’ll do better buying Visa gift cards at Staples seeing as they’re fee-free this week. If taking advantage of this Office Depot deal, you’d have to pay $3.90 in net activation fees if buying two $200 Visa gift cards. An added benefit of the Staples deal is that paying with a credit card linked to Dosh will earn you an additional 3% back, with a limit of $5 each day.

Not everyone has a Staples store conveniently close though, so this Office Depot could still be a good option if you have a 5x/5% card for office supply stores. If you do, you’ll earn 2,020 Ultimate Rewards when buying two $200 cards, more than offsetting the $3.90 activation fees after the $10 instant discount is taken into account.

h/t Doctor of Credit

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Stephen or any folks, does OD report L3 data? I know Staples does but unsure about OD…Thx


Can you buy a $500 visa card have only one activation fee and receive $10?


Exactly backwards advice I’d be giving people, depending on what they’re using the GC’s for.


Do you mind explaining further?


Sure. At OD/OM, you can buy 2x$200 of the Everywhere brand Visa GC’s. The fee on those is lower, $4.95 vs $6.95 for the regular Visa. Therefore they are free-free just like the Staples one, but you’re spending twice as much in one visit. The caveat is that these GC’s work at certain retailers only.


When it rains, it pours.

rick b

…and in 2 weeks it’ll be up to $15 off, as is tradition. We’ll see if Yelp joins in the fun.