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Old 12-13-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Dis gift cards on sale at Kroger!

I received an email from Kroger this morning about a new promotion - "12 days of gift card deals."

It appears that Disney gift cards will be on sale next Wednesday, 12/18. Today's deal is for Itunes cards ($4 off $40 pack). The email doesn't state how much the Disney gift cards will be discounted, but I'm assuming it will be similar to the Itunes deal. With this promo, you download the coupon to your Kroger card on the designated day, and then you have a designated window during which you can use your coupon (usually 2-3 weeks).

You can partner this with Kroger's 2x fuel points to save a little more. It will be interesting to see how much the cards will cost on 12/18. If anyone can figure that out in advance, please report back.

Happy Saving!

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Old 12-13-2013, 08:52 AM   #2
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I received an email from Kroger this morning about a new promotion - "12 days of gift card deals."

It appears that Disney gift cards will be on sale next Wednesday, 12/18. Today's deal is for Itunes cards ($4 off $40 pack). The email doesn't state how much the Disney gift cards will be discounted, but I'm assuming it will be similar to the Itunes deal. With this promo, you download the coupon to your Kroger card on the designated day, and then you have a designated window during which you can use your coupon (usually 2-3 weeks).

You can partner this with Kroger's 2x fuel points to save a little more. It will be interesting to see how much the cards will cost on 12/18. If anyone can figure that out in advance, please report back.

Happy Saving!

Jodie

I got the same email and I can't wait to see the sale for the Disney cards. This with the 2X fuel points will be a good savings I think.
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Someone on the budget board just pointed out that the Itunes coupon limits you to only 1 gift card per customer. I had missed that initially. Oh well - every little bit helps I guess.

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Old 12-13-2013, 08:57 AM   #4
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I pay for our Disney trips COMPLETELY with Disney cards bought at Kroger plus other things I know we need like Christmas shopping. We have had $1.00 per gallon for the better part of this year.

If limit is one per account...I need to be getting some friends Kroger card numbers just to get discount.
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Someone on the budget board just pointed out that the Itunes coupon limits you to only 1 gift card per customer. I had missed that initially. Oh well - every little bit helps I guess.

Jodie
Well that stinks!

Oh well, our Kroger is offering the 4X fuel points promo right now so I will just buy enough to finish paying off our cruise and still save plenty on gas.
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Old 12-13-2013, 12:25 PM   #6
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What's fuel points? How does it work?
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Old 12-13-2013, 01:38 PM   #7
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When you buy gift card at Kroger, you get fuel points to redeem on gas. They periodically offer a 4x fuel points promotion. Folks will buy Disney gift cards at Kroger and save quite a bit on their gas. Here is a link to the Kroger site - http://www.kroger.com/fuel/pages/a1.aspx

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Buy at Kroger using your Kroger plus discount card and you get points that can be used for a discount at their gas stations. They have changed the program around, it used to be that you got something like 10 or 20 cents off per fillup until your points were gone, but then it went to you got a larger discount only once a month. I haven't used it for a couple years so I don't know what the current promotion is.
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I am telling you...we pay 100% of Disney Vacations doing this...and Christmas Shopping using Gift Cards plus any other definite purchases...like WE KNOW we will stop at Cracker Barrell on the way to WDW so we are holding $50 in CB gift cards. We also know we will buy $150 of Bass Pro Cards for presents every year so we get those when we can.

We have gotten $1.00 off per gallon for almost a year and the wife drives a Yukon XL...so no telling the savings.
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When you buy gift card at Kroger, you get fuel points to redeem on gas. They periodically offer a 4x fuel points promotion. Folks will buy Disney gift cards at Kroger and save quite a bit on their gas. Here is a link to the Kroger site - http://www.kroger.com/fuel/pages/a1.aspx

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Buy at Kroger using your Kroger plus discount card and you get points that can be used for a discount at their gas stations. They have changed the program around, it used to be that you got something like 10 or 20 cents off per fillup until your points were gone, but then it went to you got a larger discount only once a month. I haven't used it for a couple years so I don't know what the current promotion is.
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I am telling you...we pay 100% of Disney Vacations doing this...and Christmas Shopping using Gift Cards plus any other definite purchases...like WE KNOW we will stop at Cracker Barrell on the way to WDW so we are holding $50 in CB gift cards. We also know we will buy $150 of Bass Pro Cards for presents every year so we get those when we can.

We have gotten $1.00 off per gallon for almost a year and the wife drives a Yukon XL...so no telling the savings.
Thanks, guys!
There is a Kroger 10 minutes away from where we live.
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They have changed the program around, it used to be that you got something like 10 or 20 cents off per fillup until your points were gone, but then it went to you got a larger discount only once a month. I haven't used it for a couple years so I don't know what the current promotion is.
You're not limited to once/month. I go every week and get $1 off. As long as you have the points, you can get a max of $1 off each time you fill up.

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Thanks, guys!
There is a Kroger 10 minutes away from where we live.
Hint: Take gas cans to get the max of 35 gallons when you fill up. It works out to a 14% savings if you can do it that way.

$250 gift card = 1,000 fuel points (when running 4x fuel promo)
$1 off of 35 gallons = $35
$35/$250 = 14%

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Hint: Take gas cans to get the max of 35 gallons when you fill up. It works out to a 14% savings if you can do it that way.

$250 gift card = 1,000 fuel points (when running 4x fuel promo)
$1 off of 35 gallons = $35
$35/$250 = 14%

Nice savings! Thanks, Jodie.
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:46 PM   #14
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When you buy gift card at Kroger, you get fuel points to redeem on gas.
When you buy just about anything at Kroger, you get fuel points. Gift cards and some other things occasionally get a multiplier, but base point earnings applies to almost everything all of the time.
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I wish we had a Kroger.
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