State of play at Publix?

Old Mar 9, 17, 12:37 pm
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State of play at Publix?

brain freeze & cant search right now: does Publix sell $500 cards, for CCs? Thanks.
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Old Mar 9, 17, 1:37 pm
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Nope. If I remember correctly the highest denomination they carry is $100.
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Old Mar 10, 17, 11:42 pm
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Publix won't sell over $50 of gift cards with a credit card in a single transaction... pretty much useless other than for people who are buying a gift card as an actual gift (and not very big gifts at that)...
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Old Mar 10, 17, 11:49 pm
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Publix can be good for buying MOs though.
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Old Mar 11, 17, 9:27 am
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Thanks, everyone.
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Old Mar 14, 17, 5:01 pm
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Originally Posted by dealhunter32 View Post
Publix can be good for buying MOs though.
I was in South Beach, and in the same Publix, one time I was able to buy 5 $400 MOs with $200 VGC, and the next night, the CSR wanted to see the "debit" card I was using, and didn't allow me to purchase MOs.
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Old Mar 14, 17, 8:33 pm
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Originally Posted by shawnster1 View Post
I was in South Beach, and in the same Publix, one time I was able to buy 5 $400 MOs with $200 VGC, and the next night, the CSR wanted to see the "debit" card I was using, and didn't allow me to purchase MOs.
It really varies whether cashiers or stores will allow it and South Florida is probably harder because there is more fraud down there.
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Old Mar 14, 17, 11:09 pm
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Originally Posted by dealhunter32 View Post
It really varies whether cashiers or stores will allow it and South Florida is probably harder because there is more fraud down there.
I live in the NY metropolitan area. Trying to buy money orders in regular grocery stores is very, very hard. I have to wait to go to New Jersey (or Florida) to buy MOs, when using VGC that meta or sunnies.
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Old Mar 16, 17, 4:31 am
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Anyone ever deposit money orders in the Publix ATM's? Do they read either MG or WU? A few of the CU's I use the Publix ATM's in their network. Figure it might be an easy way to deposit in money orders.
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Old Mar 16, 17, 8:02 am
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No - dead for that in many locations, especially the Miami area.

Originally Posted by dealhunter32 View Post
Publix can be good for buying MOs though.
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Old Mar 16, 17, 8:45 am
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Originally Posted by AlohaDaveKennedy View Post
No - dead for that in many locations, especially the Miami area.
Amazing how a "few miles" can mean a difference in policy. Ive got numerous stores that still work a few hours north.
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Old Mar 16, 17, 9:35 am
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Originally Posted by AlohaDaveKennedy View Post
No - dead for that in many locations, especially the Miami area.
Depends on your nationality in Southern Fla - bought many times 2k and 2.5k each time in Miami and no issues. did it yesterday at several locations.
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Old Mar 20, 17, 1:17 pm
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Originally Posted by RamboAroundTheWorld View Post
Anyone ever deposit money orders in the Publix ATM's? Do they read either MG or WU? A few of the CU's I use the Publix ATM's in their network. Figure it might be an easy way to deposit in money orders.
anyone?
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Old Mar 20, 17, 1:48 pm
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Originally Posted by RamboAroundTheWorld View Post
anyone?
Bueller? (sorry, couldn't resist.)(This is for the older generation)
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Old Mar 20, 17, 3:52 pm
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Bueller? (sorry, couldn't resist.)(This is for the older generation)
Might as well. My local Publix ATM does not even accept deposits.
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