400-2000 Free Points this week with Staples.

You really can’t beat deals where you get paid to take points. When these come up I like to go big like when I made 43,000 points in one week at Officemax.  This is another one of those deals, but just a smaller one. This offer is good though July 19, 2014.

What do you need?

The Deal

Staples $300

Staples has a deal this week where when you buy $300 worth of gift cards you will get a $20 Staples gift card in the mail via their easy rebate program (which is the easiest online only rebate program and only takes about 3 minutes to complete when you get home).

How to do it

Go to your local staples and find two $200 Mastercard gift cards.  You might call ahead to make sure they have them in stock before you drive there since not all stores carry the $200 variety and the Visa gift cards won’t work for this promotion. They will look like this (they are the same cards we bought in the recent $15 free money deal at Kmart).200 Mastercard

By buying two $200 gift cards each with a $6.95 fee, you will minimize the % of the fee per dollar.  This means that your total cost will be $413.90 for two gift cards.  If you use the US Airways card, you will get 413 US Airways miles for this purchase.  If you use your Chase Ink Bold card, you will get 2070 Ultimate Rewards points since they give you 5 miles per dollar at office supply stores like Staples. Remember you will be getting a $20 Staples gift card back in the mail in a few weeks which will mean you got $400 in gift cards for $413.90 – $20 – $393.90!

What to do with the gift cards?


You really can’t go wrong with this deal.  Getting paid to take points is one of the things I love about the points and miles game!  Enjoy!

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Author: John Butler

I live in Miami Beach but love travelling all over the world.