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Old 04-05-2013, 09:09 PM   #16
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This is the best tip I've read yet!
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:32 PM   #17
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You can also buy the gift cards at SAMs. They carry the 25$ and $50 gift cards. You end up saving almost 10% if you buy the $50 cards and save about 5% if you purchase the $25 cards. This is where I buy all my cards because it is much easier since I don't always have the coupon for the extra %5 on top of the red card discount.
How do you save if you buy the cards at Sam's Club? Are they less than $50 when you buy them?
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:20 PM   #18
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I haven't used that many, but last time I went I used about 20 to pay for my room. I had no issues and I didn't pay all at once, I would get $100-200 and make a payment on the room as the trip approached. Another option you have is ordering Disney gift cards online from the Disney Store, and using the gift cards to pay for larger gift cards. I think you can get $200 gift cards from them, maybe even higher amounts, so you can go online, buy a $200 gift card, pay for it with 4 $50 gift cards, and consolidate them that way.
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:45 PM   #19
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I'm also curious about the Sams cards. At my store the last time I checked the $100 Disney gift cards sold for only $1-2 off, I didn't even see smaller denominations. In the past I did buy $100 Disney gift cards at Sams for around $99 that came with a $10 GC to the Disney Store but they haven't had those for a while. I definitely have never seen them for 10% off but maybe I'm missing something!
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:55 PM   #20
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I haven't used that many, but last time I went I used about 20 to pay for my room. I had no issues and I didn't pay all at once, I would get $100-200 and make a payment on the room as the trip approached. Another option you have is ordering Disney gift cards online from the Disney Store, and using the gift cards to pay for larger gift cards. I think you can get $200 gift cards from them, maybe even higher amounts, so you can go online, buy a $200 gift card, pay for it with 4 $50 gift cards, and consolidate them that way.
This is a good idea! I wonder if I can do that at the disney store as well. Our balance is due in just 3 weeks!
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:58 PM   #21
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I used 46 gift cards to pay off my balance the day before my PIF. I called and made sure first I could use that many & the CM put me on hold, came back & said no problem. So I went & bought them & then put them all in online. No problems!
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:02 AM   #22
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Our Sam's has the $50 gift card for $48 plus change, the $25 gift card is is $24 and change - both less than 5% off.
At Target with Target's credit card or debit card (the red cards), the $50 card is 47.50 and the $25 card is 23.75.
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:14 AM   #23
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It can save some money, but I was not impressed with the privacy statement on their website about who all they share your personal information with.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:07 AM   #24
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It can save some money, but I was not impressed with the privacy statement on their website about who all they share your personal information with.
Was this with Sams Club or Target?
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I haven't used that many, but last time I went I used about 20 to pay for my room. I had no issues and I didn't pay all at once, I would get $100-200 and make a payment on the room as the trip approached. Another option you have is ordering Disney gift cards online from the Disney Store, and using the gift cards to pay for larger gift cards. I think you can get $200 gift cards from them, maybe even higher amounts, so you can go online, buy a $200 gift card, pay for it with 4 $50 gift cards, and consolidate them that way.
I tried to do this and was told I could not purchase gift cards with gift cards.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:13 AM   #26
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stacking the two discounts at Target, I paid just over $45 for each $50 GC.

As far as combining them at Disney Store, I don't think they let you buy a GC with a GC.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:14 AM   #27
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oh, and when i've ordered from Disney Store online in the past you could only enter one GC per order...any more and you had to call to do it over the phone.
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oh, and when i've ordered from Disney Store online in the past you could only enter one GC per order...any more and you had to call to do it over the phone.
Yes we had to do this as well. It was so annoying. They required a credit card number and then it charged tha card but they reversed it after calling and took the additional gift cards. What a pain.
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I am in utter shock!!! All of you are geniuses!!! I am speechles and if you knew me that would be saying something
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:53 AM   #30
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Oh now I'm super excited. I just saw the Target add this week and for the month of April for every prescription you fill you get 2 points and with 5 you get an extra 5% off shopping day. Well we already know we need two scripts and I could always refill my sons eyedrops early and then 10% off our Disney cards!

It's not super convenient for us to get to for scripts on a normal basis, but worthwhile just for this opportunity. I still need about $4,000 in cards lol.
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