Time for some free money! Thanks to 2 offers, you can quite a bit of free money at Office Max/Office Depot. Here are the details.
Get Free Money at OfficeMax/Depot With These 2 Offers
Offer 1 – $15 Rebate on $300 of Mastercard Gift Cards
Through this week, when you by $300 or more of Mastercard gift cards, you will get an instant $15 rebate on your purchase (thanks to the Travel Sisters for this find). This can be done a maximum of 2 times per household. There is a fee on these gift cards but if you max out the promotion, you can purchase 3 $200 Mastercard gift cards for a total of $620.85 (the fee per card is $6.95).
Here are the terms of this offer:
- $15 off when you buy $300 or more of Mastercard gift cards
- Valid 9/4 – 9/10
- In-store only
- Discount take at the register
- Limit 2 offers
When you purchase the $600 in gift cards, you will receive an instant $30 off the total making it for an actual total of $590.85 – or almost $10 in free money. If you use your Chase Ink card for 5X points at an office store, you will also receive 2,954 Ultimate Reward points worth a minimum of $29 but much more if you transfer them to a travel partner of use them for travel with the Chase Sapphire Reserve (worth $44 this way). This means your effective amount of free money is actually $53 – not bad!
Offer 2 – $20 back on $100 with Amex Offer
Depending on the cashier, you could even split the transaction across your various Amex cards that have this Amex Offer. If you were able to max it out, you would get a total of $80 back with this promotion – even more free money!
These free money promotions are great and not just for the free money! They are also great for spending thresholds (like the SPG business Amex offer) and for new card bonuses. They are also great to just boost your Ultimate Rewards balance.