So like a year or so ago I got a Netflix account through gift cards and I've been using gift cards since, mostly when there is something I want to watch on it. I didn't let the balance run out after that show with the Island and the waste of a Katie Sackoff... but now there's stuff on there I want to see so I bought gift cards again.
However, I keep getting an error when trying to use it. Chatted with the support people all this week and they said it was the cards not working or something. Bought another card, same deal. Checked my email and apparently they have a hold on my account because there is no payment option; I'm not putting my cards on another streaming service that I'm going to forget to cancel when I don't use it. The email I received today apparently says they're going to cancel my account tomorrow? Which seems really strong handed, but eh.
1) Can I add a card which would presumably remove this stupid hold, redeem my gift card, and then remove the card?
2) If I let them cancel would that prevent me from simply creating another account off my gift card and email address?
3) Would just using a prepaid visa be a workaround for this?