Where to buy American Express gift cards?

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Where to buy American Express gift cards?

Postby doria1984 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:58 pm

(Updated 2013) Where can you buy American Express gift cards in person and for the BEST price? Are there any major chain stores like Wal-Mart, Target, CVS or grocery store chains that sell them? I don't want to buy online. I was trying to pick a gift card up last night and didn't see any when I checked at CVS but I didn't check the whole store. Will the American Express gift cards be sold with the other gift cards or will they be in a different department like the lottery?

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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:58 pm

CVS should sell them. Actually you can probably buy American Express gift cards at all of the places you listed.

At the grocery store I go to the Amex gift cards are near the candy bars during checkout, then there is another, bigger display in the store that has all of the different gift cards the store sells including the American Express.

For pricing I have no clue how much those cost.
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Postby dollycut » Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:06 am

I have heard there may be promotions for an American Express gift card fee waiver that are run on occasion. That would come in handy right now for me as I was going to buy several for the grandkids for Valentines day. The website charges a $3.95 fee for $25, $50, $100 or $200 then there is S&H charges in addition. If there is a fee waiver please tell me how to get it. If there is not a waiver available will it be the same $3.95 price to buy the gift cards at a store?

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Postby Pete838 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:10 am

Buy them through BigCrumbs.com and get 1.6% cash back. There are also sometimes coupon codes for free shipping.
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Postby Money card » Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:43 pm

your local mall should have an american express booth. They sell both the ones you can only use in the Mall and the 1 you can use everywhere, but they have fees on them.

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American Express has a new URL!

Postby Suki Anderson » Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:10 am

In case you don't find American Express gift cards in your local grocery store, you may want to check online...they have a new URL.

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