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I’ve long been one who likes to manufacture spend, not so much on an on-going basis but rather for meeting minimum spending or if a card offers a bonus after spending so much. I’m currently a Delta Platinum, however I try to spend $50,000 a year on my Delta American Express Platinum Card so I can earn the 20,000 MQMs annually through the mileage boosts as well as the MQD waiver.
Anyways a long time ago, I used to have an American Express Bluebird, but then I switched over to a Target Red Card, when you were able to load that with a credit card back in the day.
However, since that has come to an end, I wanted to switch back to my Bluebird but have not been having much luck despite already closing my American Express Target Red Card account.
I kept getting an error saying I currently have a Target Red Card open and that I can’t open a Bluebird which was extremely frustrating, since my account had been closed.
I tried to call Bluebird customer service, and they would transfer me to Target’s customer support who would acknowledge that my account was closed and said that everything was good on their end.
After months of trying to open a new Bluebird, I’m happy to report, that today I finally was able to, which has been about 3 months from closing my Red Card account, so my question to our readers, has anyone else had this issue?
Here’s to many successful manufacture spend runs in 2016!
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