Receiving Cash Back at Supermarket Question

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JWAG
 
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Receiving Cash Back at Supermarket Question

Postby JWAG » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:36 am

I was wondering if anyone has purchased gift cards and received cash back on them through their credit card company. I know with American Express, you can check your reward status online. All someone has to do is buy groceries and a few gift cards, check their online statement for rewards, and calculate whether or not the gift cards were applied to rewards percentages or not. I hope this works! Thanks in advance.


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Postby DarrellEW » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:38 pm

It works. I've been doing this for a while.

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Mogul of Pineapples
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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:15 am

The technique is also a backdoor to get 6% cash back on gas, through buying the gas station credit cards from a supermarket.
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