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    Amazon "third party gift cards" deemed untraceable and not honored

    Yes, you have the right of it. If I had known this was so complicated, I at minimum would have made the decision to purchase a simple gift card totaling $500 to one merchant through Amazon; I did not, and thus here I am. I do agree it is possible that these emails went into my spam folder...
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    Amazon "third party gift cards" deemed untraceable and not honored

    Hi Neil: Thanks for prompt response! By the above, I mean, I bought one $100 electronic gift card from Ulta through Amazon; one $100 electronic gift card from Sephora; etc.; until I had reached the maximum offered promotion amount of $500. I did indeed receive a 20% discount overall; sorry...
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    Amazon "third party gift cards" deemed untraceable and not honored

    Amazon.com won't honor $500 of "third-party" gift cards purchased from them (5x$100 at 5 different vendors, for a cost of $400 out of pocket, through American Express's July 4 "20% off" Amazon purchase offer); and say it is my responsibility to pursue from the actual vendors. I went to start...