Simon Mall Gift Cards (2019 onwards)

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$1000 gift cards to be available indefinitely. Notified by Simon Mall spokesperson on Dec 26 2019. ($1k cards are temporarily not available anymore at many Simon malls as of March 2020)
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Old Jun 20, 19, 10:37 pm
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Originally Posted by danpeake View Post
Anyone have luck getting cards at a Simon mall today (6/20)? I went to my local mall and the system was down but couldn't tell if it was just this mall or the whole Simon backend.

Rep suggested I call later today before heading back over but wanted to hear other's reports on here.
Simon rep said the system wasn't working when I called around 11 and said it was system wide and not just at their location. She called me around 12:30 to say the system was back working. Was able to get my giftcards just fine.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 6:06 am
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Originally Posted by gw14 View Post
Simon rep said the system wasn't working when I called around 11 and said it was system wide and not just at their location. She called me around 12:30 to say the system was back working. Was able to get my giftcards just fine.
Thanks; I went back later in the day (around 6) and my location was also working.

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Old Jun 21, 19, 9:44 am
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New to Simon Malls Gift Cards - when ordering online are you ordering a 'Simon Mall' branded GC Visa or MC, that can be used outside of the mall?
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Old Jun 21, 19, 11:38 am
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Originally Posted by cajunguy View Post
New to Simon Malls Gift Cards - when ordering online are you ordering a 'Simon Mall' branded GC Visa or MC, that can be used outside of the mall?
Yeah, they're just visa/mc gift cards.
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Old Jun 21, 19, 1:17 pm
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Originally Posted by sethMCOflyer View Post
Yeah, they're just visa/mc gift cards.
Thanks!
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Old Jun 22, 19, 10:50 am
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So does anyone know why they limit MCGC to $250?
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Old Jun 26, 19, 5:06 pm
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I'm trying to hit my MQM bonus spend and recently saw that Simon Mall VGCs no longer post for miles. I got really spoiled with $500 for $3.95!
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Old Jun 26, 19, 5:24 pm
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With Simon no longer working for AMEX, are the best remaining options to wait for VGC sales at OD/Staples on their $200 cards? I'm trying to hit my spend bonus for MQMs. I did have a One VIP that was hit on the 5/21 shutdown.
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Old Jun 26, 19, 8:14 pm
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Originally Posted by radonc1 View Post
I suggest you tread lightly on that as well. We don't have good DPs that Amex is actually still allowing GC purchases in other venues.
I did a quick check of a small ($600) GC purchase at Staples with Amex for Hilton and it did go through 1 month ago but that does not mean that they will permit large purchases. Just let us know how you fare with your Amex cards at supermarkets.
grocery works.. no worries >$100k this year and with most in April May June.
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Old Jun 27, 19, 4:39 pm
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Any recent DPs of ONLINE Simon VGC purchases on an AmEx card still earning points or not earning points? Six weeks ago or so before it was widely known that Simon VGC purchases at mall locations were not earning points on AmEx cards I bought some at a Simon mall and some online. The mall purchases didn't earn points while the online purchases still did (the online purchases were after the mall purchases, so it wasn't just a timing issue). I wanted to see if anyone has recently bought Simon VGCs online and earned miles or whether AmEx has shut online purchases down too.

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Old Jul 3, 19, 6:11 am
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Anyone had any success with contacting Simon regarding the rumored $1k VGCs? Concierge rep confirmed but told me to contact Simon online, tried that but always got an error message when I tried to send them a message regading the Simon VGCs.
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Old Jul 3, 19, 6:12 am
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Old Jul 3, 19, 2:25 pm
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Originally Posted by Orochimaru View Post
Anyone had any success with contacting Simon regarding the rumored $1k VGCs? Concierge rep confirmed but told me to contact Simon online, tried that but always got an error message when I tried to send them a message regading the Simon VGCs.
Frequent Miler totally debunked the idiotic rumor that was served up that nitwit blogger over at Points Chaser. Simon only sells $1K to legitimate businesses for legitimate purposes. FM confirmed that Simon will never sell $1Ks to MSers.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:21 pm
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Originally Posted by farwest101 View Post
Frequent Miler totally debunked the idiotic rumor that was served up that nitwit blogger over at Points Chaser. Simon only sells $1K to legitimate businesses for legitimate purposes. FM confirmed that Simon will never sell $1Ks to MSers.
never is a long time
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Old Jul 11, 19, 3:06 pm
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Lol
my mall just called me 1k available limited time starting next Wednesday
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