Meijer Gift Cards No Longer Work On 3rd Party Gift Cards
I recently posted about a Meijer Mperks gift card deal. In that deal you could get $5 in Mperks back for every $50 in 3rd party gift cards purchased. You could make it an even better deal if you purchased the 3rd party gift cards with discounted Meijer gift cards. SVM sells discounted Meijer gift cards on eBay quite often. This is a trick that has worked for a while but it appears that Meijer gift cards no longer work on 3rd party gift cards.
A day or two after the post went live people commented that their Meijer gift card was denied at the self checkout register. I decided to test it myself on Monday and used my remaining cards without an issue. I figured it was a one off or just a local store issue.
More and more comments started rolling into our Facebook Group that their cards were not working either. I have now heard it through the grapevine that Meijer is rolling out an update to all stores within the next 2 weeks. This is still considered a rumor but it comes with a lot of evidence.
My suggestion is that if you have some discounted Meijer gift cards left over from the last sale then you need to use them this weekend. Hopefully your store has not been converted yet. Better to be safe than sorry.
The hits just keep on coming. First it was Gamestop, then Best Buy, and now Meijer. As one door closes usually a window opens but there have been a lot more closures than openings lately. We must move on an adapt. This one is sad though since it was a pretty easy score.