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Staples is now selling $300 Visa gift cards online which is a better value then the $200 gift cards when you look at the percentage of the fees. The fee on the $300 gift card is $8.95 vs. $200 gift card which costs $6.95 in fees. The fees on the $300 card are only about 3% of the cards value ($8.95/$300) vs. 3.5% on the $200 gift card. If you are in the habit of purchasing these gift cards, this might be a good option for you with the ease of online ordering.
- Additional Fees: $8.95 per card ($7.95 Purchase Fee + $1.00 Shipping Fee)
- Staples DOES NOT sell more than $2000 of gift cards in any order due to Federal anti-money laundering regulations
You can load these onto your Target RedCard (up to $5,000 per month).
When you use a card that gets you bonus points or cash back at Staples, this is a great way to really rack up the points for not that much cost, ($8.95) per card. Make sure to use your Chase Ink cards which give you 5x points/$ at Staples or you can also use the SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express, which gives you 5% at U.S. office supply stores (on first $50,000 spent.)
The fees on the $300 card are only 3% of the cards value vs. 3.5% on the $200 Visa gift card.