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Fridays are a great day for those who like Kroger coupons as they add a digital coupon for Friday freebie item each week that you can add to your account. Today there was an even more exciting digital coupon available for miles and points fans than just the free yogurt dippers cup as there is also a coupon for no activation fee on a $100 Visa or Mastercard gift card. There is a short turn around on this one as the coupon is only valid through tomorrow, May 6, 2017.
If you purchase the gift card with no activation fee thanks to this coupon then you are essentially earning free points if you pay for the gift card with a rewards earning credit card that pays out a bonus at grocery stores like the Chase Freedom that is currently 5x at grocery stores for the quarter. You could instead go for cash back for your supermarket purchase via a card like the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express. Not only will you earn rewards with the credit card you use for the purchase, but you will also earn Kroger fuel points for the purchase!
Last time I used a coupon like this to earn “free points” I used the gift card to pay for doctor’s visits co-pays that otherwise wouldn’t have earned a bonus on any of my cards. It was money I was going to spend anyway, and I didn’t pay anything extra to earn the points so that counts as free points in my book.
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