Gas stations that offer $500 VGCs?

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Gas Stations Selling Visa Gift Cards (take Credit Card Payment)
*Will only code for gas, if gas station attached. YMMV depending on location.

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Cumberland Farms
7/11 (some 7/11 stores will deny if paying with CC! [working fine in Indiana July 2018]


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Tom Thumb (may vary)
7/11 (some 7/11 stores will deny if paying with CC! I place those locations on my blacklist ) [hard coded change end of March early April]
Valero (they *officially* stopped accepting credit cards for variable load VGCs late 2015, but started really enforcing it in January per a manager I spoke to in January 2016) / Houston Valero Corner Store (may it RIP all the way back to the VR days)
Family Express (Indiana) (as of ~ 2/10/17 CC no longer accepted)
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Old Jun 15, 15, 12:39 pm
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Gas stations that offer $500 VGCs?

Has anyone seen any gas stations that offer $500 VGCs? I can't seem to find any in the bay area (more specifically, SF) and was wondering if this is a standard thing (like how office supply stores only stack up to $200 VGCs).

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Old Jun 15, 15, 12:49 pm
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More than one bay area.
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Old Jun 15, 15, 1:08 pm
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Gas stations that offer $500 VGCs?

Are you talking about an east bay?

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Old Jun 15, 15, 1:55 pm
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Gas stations that offer $500 VGCs?

I'd try searching near the cash register rather than in a gas station repair bay.
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Old Jun 15, 15, 2:47 pm
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I was specifically talking about San Francisco.. any clues?
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Old Jun 16, 15, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by jan_believes View Post
More than one bay area.
Hey which gas stations are you talking about? Any in SF? I've gone to 3 chevrons and a shell and they don't have them at all or don't have them in the $500 denomination.
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Old Jun 16, 15, 10:01 pm
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There basically aren't any, anywhere in the entire country, that will take CC as payment. A few 7-11s, here and there, and many of them aren't coded as Gas. 3Q Freedom spend is pretty much going to have to be on filling your tank.
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Old Jun 17, 15, 11:48 am
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I found a 7-11 by where I live (Boston area) where it gets coded as a fuel purchase - probably due to the fact that there is a gas station attached to it. They have no issues taking CC as a payment for the Vanilla Visa gift cards, no ID required either when asking for $500.

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Old Jun 17, 15, 1:21 pm
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They are harder and harder to come by these days but I can confer they do exist.
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Old Jun 17, 15, 1:48 pm
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Any in the DC area?
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Old Jun 17, 15, 4:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Preacher7 View Post
3Q Freedom spend is pretty much going to have to be on filling your tank.
Kohl's sells some gift cards.


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Old Jun 17, 15, 9:27 pm
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Any in the DC area?
I've seen three or four in NoVA that have the variable Vanillas but so far none allow purchase via CC. I have a lead on one more and will let you know if I hit pay dirt.
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Old Jun 18, 15, 12:38 am
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Do you think people who live in your area will tell you the location, so they will have nothing to buy when they need it? 7-11 doesn't restock those crap very often, so go search and find!
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Old Jun 18, 15, 10:56 am
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7-11 doesn't restock those crap very often...
Tell me about it.

Just bought the last OV at my favorite 7-11, and I'm dreading the wait for the restock. You would think the guy that does the restocking would notice and show up more frequently.
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