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Buy Money Orders from Walmart w/ USAirways ATM Card

Old Jan 5, 11, 7:36 pm
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Old Jan 5, 11, 7:49 pm
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Any other cards that earn on pin-based transactions? Are these miles posting at the end of each month?
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Old Jan 5, 11, 7:57 pm
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Seems a bit of a big hassle... I don't have a BoA card anyways just my .02c on it tho lol..
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Old Jan 5, 11, 8:05 pm
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Originally Posted by cagalindo View Post
Seems a bit of a big hassle... I don't have a BoA card anyways just my .02c on it tho lol..
Yet people still watch videos to earn 150 AA miles. If you have a bank and walmart near you it is not that bad. While not free, it's a lot less hassle than buying coins and bringing them into the bank. It's a bit more work than doing the suntrust deal and is also a tad more expensive but at least you aren't earning skymiles
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Old Jan 5, 11, 8:09 pm
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seems like an IRS audit waiting to happen.
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Old Jan 5, 11, 8:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Gambleballs View Post
seems like an IRS audit waiting to happen.
vs buying coins? Or opeing new checking accounts every 9-12 months? or applying for multiple credit cards every year?
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Old Jan 5, 11, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by mrpickles View Post
December 4 miles posted from all Nov transactions

Jan 5 miles posted from all Dec transactions
I started doing this last month. This isn't as big As the coin deal but slowly you can accumulate a decent amount of miles for barely any work.

December miles posted today also.
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Old Jan 5, 11, 8:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Stoughton View Post
vs buying coins? Or opeing new checking accounts every 9-12 months? or applying for multiple credit cards every year?
Yes. To me it seems much more likely for a bank to file an SAR on someone depositing 5 figures of money orders witten to himself than depositing $1500 in coins or opening his 10th line of credit. However, I dont work in a financial institution institution or anything like that. So that is just speculation.

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I am not in the least bit afraid of that, let them waste their time.
Its not their time I'd be worried about. Its yours. Proving yourself clean in an audit takes time and money.
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Old Jan 5, 11, 9:33 pm
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I would do it all day long if it did not involve BOTH BofA and USAir!
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Old Jan 5, 11, 9:33 pm
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Thanks this is really helpful!
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Old Jan 5, 11, 9:38 pm
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Originally Posted by xp0 View Post
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Thats why I would do it, lol. Easier to carry 10k in paper then it is 192lbs!
It equals to 5k coins which is only 96lbs...

The earning rate is 1 to 0.5 versus 1 to 1. 10K MO only earns 5K miles.

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Old Jan 5, 11, 11:13 pm
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Originally Posted by iluvthsgam View Post
Is this the card you are referring to?

http://www.bankofamerica.com/deposit...eckcards_usair

Currently, it lists the annual fee at $30.

The terms also say:



I am assuming that a money order at Wal-Mart is still considered a purchase when you use the debit card with your PIN # ?

That is the card and yes, these post as a purchase.

There is a $30 fee but you get 3,000 mile bonus so not that bad
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Old Jan 5, 11, 11:17 pm
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Originally Posted by xp0 View Post
Right ... well, either way, still lighter. Yes the rate is slower, but you can do it more often (5k worth of miles per day) and if you have enough time, I guess you could do 5k miles x 30 days a month x 12 months a year = ~1.8 mil miles a year? (thats some SERIOUS dedication)
For starter, there is an annual cap of 100K AS miles and 80K US miles per account.

Secondly if your plan is to do what you describe, your account would not last more than 2 weeks, and you may be banned by BofA for life.

It is like thinking how many chickens you can sell before the eggs even hatch - the way you are thinking that is...
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Old Jan 5, 11, 11:19 pm
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Originally Posted by iluvthsgam View Post
But, there is no Wal-Mart near me (New York City) - but this could be helpful for me to pay my rent - because my building takes money orders.

Now to figure out if I can get cheap money orders in New York City. The Post Office is $1.50 per $1,000.
Post Office does not work just to forewarn you.

With this thread, soon the WM may not work, too.
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Old Jan 5, 11, 11:35 pm
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Too much hassle, I'd just apply for a Barclays credit card and done with 35K US miles.
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