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11/5/14-12/2/14 Promotion
Get coupon for $10 off your next shopping order of $25 or more

Variable Card excluded. Subject to availability. See gift cards for details, terms, and conditions and (if applicable) any fees. While supplies last. No Rain Checks. Limit one coupon per transaction per when you buy $100 or more in day. Coupon cannot be used towards the purchase of gift cards. Product offer may not be available in all states. The MasterCard® Gift Card is issued by U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a MasterCard® gift cards license from MasterCard® International Incorporated. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. Offer valid 11/5/14-12/2/14

If the coupon off your next order does not print out, you can request it online here.

When redeeming the coupon, the following items are excluded hen calculating the $10 minimum spend requirement:
-Fluid dairy such as Milk, Half & Half, etc
-Blunts, alcohol, and smokes
-Gift cards, Lottery tickets, Moneygram, etc

These coupons very often do not scan properly(coming up -0.01 along with a 0.01) and require override. Override is always required at SCO.

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Old Mar 23, 13, 11:05 pm   #1
 
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Safeway/VONS - coupons w/ purchase of Gift Cards [Recurring]

Just went to the store to get some rations and this coupon came up ...

"Buy $100 in MasterCard Gift Cards and get $10 off your next shopping visit."

Would be useful to those with grocery bonus categories.

This coupon popped up at a VONS store in Los Angeles. Would have tried it but technically doesn't start until tomorrow.
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When will Vons come to Jersey?
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Old Mar 23, 13, 11:37 pm   #3
 
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That wouldn't be worth it, since the cost of the $100 gift card is almost as much as the $10 off. You might make a few bucks.
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Old Mar 24, 13, 11:03 am   #4
 
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That wouldn't be worth it, since the cost of the $100 gift card is almost as much as the $10 off. You might make a few bucks.
Free money is still worth it in my book. Plus in the past safeway allowed the higher denomination versions to go through as well.
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Old Mar 25, 13, 1:03 am   #5
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Except you have a better chance of being hit by a plane than find a Safeway that will accept a credit card for the purchase of a prepaid.
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Old Mar 25, 13, 1:20 am   #6
 
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Except you have a better chance of being hit by a plane than find a Safeway that will accept a credit card for the purchase of a prepaid.
Never have had a problem in CA.
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Old Mar 25, 13, 1:31 am   #7
 
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Never have had a problem in CA.
Sounds like Safeways in South Cal accept credit card for prepaid.

I'm in NorCal and Safeways where I have visited do not want to get paid by credit card....
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Never have had a problem in CA.
All the Puget Sound area Safeways I've tried (although I was pointed to one possible location via PM I will try later this month) not only refused credit cards, but looked at me like I was Al Capone for even trying it.
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I was in Von's this morning. I didn't risk buying a card to see if the discount applied but the was no signage and although I got a bunch of coupons with my receipt there was nothing about a GC offer.
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I'm thinking about doing this one. The way I would do it is to use my AMEX BCP to buy the $100 MC GC + pay the $5.95 fee. I get 6% cash back on grocery purchases, so that's a shade over $6, basically cancelling out the GC processing fee.

What I get in return is a $10 Vons coupon (good for 2 wks in the past). However, I would still need to liquidate the MC GC. Now that my local VR sellers aren't allowing GC for payment anymore, the best ways to liquidate the MC GC would be Amazon Payments or Target AMEX. This is too much work for a $10 coupon, but if I could do it 3-4 times, it would be worth it.
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Old Mar 25, 13, 3:56 pm   #11
 
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my local safeway running ads $15 off for 2 $50 gift cards...
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All the Puget Sound area Safeways I've tried (although I was pointed to one possible location via PM I will try later this month) not only refused credit cards, but looked at me like I was Al Capone for even trying it.
Never had a problem at any of the Safeways on the Eastside.
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Never had a problem at any of the Safeways on the Eastside.
Maybe I need to venture further north.
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Old Mar 26, 13, 12:52 am   #14
 
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I'm thinking about doing this one. The way I would do it is to use my AMEX BCP to buy the $100 MC GC + pay the $5.95 fee. I get 6% cash back on grocery purchases, so that's a shade over $6, basically cancelling out the GC processing fee.

What I get in return is a $10 Vons coupon (good for 2 wks in the past). However, I would still need to liquidate the MC GC. Now that my local VR sellers aren't allowing GC for payment anymore, the best ways to liquidate the MC GC would be Amazon Payments or Target AMEX. This is too much work for a $10 coupon, but if I could do it 3-4 times, it would be worth it.
Amex doesn't seem to be giving full cb on my Safeway purchases. 90% of my "grocery store spend" is buying GCs at Safeway, yet only seem to getting 6% cb on about half my purchases. I kept trying because I was occasionally getting gas rewards on my GC purchases, but haven't been getting them recently. My Amex Blue spend has slowed way down as a result.
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Old Mar 26, 13, 5:34 pm   #15
 
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All the Puget Sound area Safeways I've tried ... not only refused credit cards, but looked at me like I was Al Capone for even trying it.
Just yesterday, I bought 6 prepaid Visa cards ($300) at a Puget Sound Safeway with no problem. Four of them were through a cashier, and two of them were at a self-service terminal. And I have done it many times previous, without any questions.

For Safeway Just-4-U customers, you can buy two $50 Visa cards at $15 off. After the activation fee, you make a profit of $6, plus the airline miles. This offer is good through April 2.
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