Credit Cards, Disney Gift Cards

One of our favorite ways to pay for our trips is through the use of Disney Gift Cards.  We always try to buy these at a discount using various strategies.  We used to heavily use the Target Gift Card Stacking Strategy until it died over the summer.  Since that time, we’ve been reduced to getting just a 5% discount, either through cash back (with the Target Red Card) or with Chase Ultimate Reward Points that we can use for free airline flights or hotel rooms. 

Luckily, we follow Shawn Coomer at Miles To Memories.  Shawn is always posting great American Express offer links.  American Express offers are special deals that you can link to your American Express cards.  The deals are like coupons, but they are electronic and are triggered when you purchase a certain amount from select merchants. 

On October 29th, Shawn posted that there was a Sam’s Club deal that was valid on gift card purchases.  With this deal, you could get a 20% credit on any purchase up to $1250 (up to $250 in savings).   Since most of the gift cards at Sam’s Club are already discounted by about 5%, this additional credit could provide a huge savings!  I quickly loaded up the American Express mobile app on my phone to see if I had the offer linked to any of my cards.  I found it linked to my SPG card.… Read the rest