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Let us use best buy rewards and gift cards to purchase gift cards

Status: Acknowledged
by McDivot on ‎07-02-2019 06:00 PM
I am a best buy elite plus member. I spend several thousand dollars a year a best buy. One of the main reasons I do that is the rewards program. I enjoy being able to use rewards to buy Microsoft gift cards to buy Xbox games. I have not bought a physical copy of a game in 5 years, but I still go to Best buy for my Xbox cards. Relatives know that I enjoy best buy gift cards for holidays. If you cannot allow us to buy gaming gift cards with our rewards, then you have lost my business. I will gladly cancel my best buy credit card and take my business elsewhere if you are going to take away the biggest benefit of shopping there.
Status: Acknowledged

At this time we will not be making this an option.

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by gadgeteer
on ‎07-23-2019 09:59 PM

This has always been a thing at Best Buy. They claim its to minimize fraud. 

by Emerging Expert
on ‎07-25-2019 07:40 AM

It is also double dippiing. You don't get rewards when you use a gift card but you do get rewards when you buy one. So using free money to buy free money returns a negative. 

 

And using a gift card to buy a gift card just does not make any sense, unless your intent is to get more rewards without  actually purchasing anything 

by Senior Social Media Specialist Senior Social Media Specialist
on ‎08-10-2019 02:19 PM
Status changed to: Acknowledged

At this time we will not be making this an option.

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