Groupon has the GradSave $50 gift card on sale for $30. Shopdiscover has 15% back on Groupon.com; alternatively, you're encouraged to use FatCash. $30 - $4.50 (discover bonus) = $25.50 for $50 contribution to a 529 fund through gradsave.
From past experience I would stay away, last time around I spent considerably more time than the deal was worth trying to get GradSave to actually credit the money. See the OP's linked thread for details on how it took some people months and repeated attempts just to get GradSave to transfer the money to their 529.
On a personal note, I went ahead and tried this one. The gift card was activated within the hour, the funds were applied to my account, the account was linked to my little one's 529, and the withdrawal is scheduled to be completed "in 14 business days." So far, so good. We'll see what happens 3 weeks from now (I'll actually give them 4 as a courtesy - 3 to transfer, 1 for it to actually show up in my account)... EDIT: They do transfers on the 1st and 15th of every month, with the deposit reaching the account in 14 business days of the transfer. As such, they have until Nov. 4 (14 business days after the 15th) to deposit the funds into my account. If they're not there by Nov. 8, I'll start to worry.
I did feel it necessary to update the op with a small warning about the difficulties the last time gradsave tried this.
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