Staples is offering a $20 Staples Gift Card via easy rebate when you purchase $300 or more in Amex gift cards. The offer is available in-store through 12/9/2017. The $20 rebate will already give you a small profit, but when combined with one of the Chase Ink cards [5X Ultimate Rewards], Amex SimplyCash [5% back] or if you have the Staples Amex Offer the deal becomes much better.
The deal is valid in store only. You can only receive one rebate per household, so you might need the help of friends and relatives to use more than one address when you fill out the rebate forms online. You can see the ad here.
You’re limited to $2,000 in gift card purchases every day, including the fees.
Valid 12/3/17-12/9/17. In store only. Subject to availability. See gift cards for details, terms, conditions and (if applicable) fees. Limit one per household. All trademarks are property of their respective owners. Product may not be available in all states. Offer not valid in VT.
How To Get Rebate
If your purchase includes at least $300 in Amex gift cards during the promotion period, an additional rebate receipt will print out when the order is completed. The rebate information is also printed at the bottom of your regular receipt.
Save one of the receipts and fill out the rebate form online here, to receive your $20 Staples Gift Card. Choose ‘In a STORE’, enter the Easy Rebate ID from your receipt and then fill out your information on the next page. It will take a few weeks for the $20 Staples Gift Cards to arrive in the mail.
How to Maximize Profits
The best way to maximize the offer, would be to purchase two $200 AGCs for every transaction. The total cost will be $413.90 and you’ll already make a profit of $6.10 after the $20 rebate. But on top of that you will also receive 2,070 Chase UR points if you’re using your Chase Ink cards.
You could also purchase a $200 card and a $100 card to trigger the rebate. You would save $1 but you would lose out on 500 Ultimate Rewards points on the extra $100 in spend.
This is not one of the best easy rebate deals, since you have to purchase Amex Gift Cards, which are the most difficult to deal with. On top of that the rebate comes in the form of a Staples gift card that can only be used at Staples. You can also use them to purchase other gift cards, but it will depend on the store.