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March 7, 2018

Understanding Discount Gift Cards

Introduction Many consumers apply money-saving techniques such as coupons, rebates and cashback programs when shopping. Another cost-effective option includes discount gift cards. Whether it’s groceries, clothing or services, discount gift cards can be used to secure stackable savings. This study delves into the secondary gift card market as well as gift card purchasing and redemption habits. About The Study Gift Card Granny conducted a 20 question, …

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March 2, 2018

Register Your Mastercard Gift Card And Other FAQs

Do you have a Mastercard gift card? Learn the answers to frequently asked questions including gift card registration, where your card can be used and how to check the balance. Register Mastercard Gift Card Great news; Mastercard gift cards are usually automatically activated when purchased. If it isn’t, activate by calling the customer service number on the back of the card. …

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February 28, 2018

The Growth Of eGift Cards

Gift Card Granny surveyed users to determine their gift card purchasing habits. Data shows that there has been an increase in the use of digital gift cards. 86.9 percent of respondents have purchased either an eGift card or digital gift card. The popularity of electronic gift cards increased by 37.8 percent year over year. 44.0 percent of respondents have used an app to purchase a gift …

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February 12, 2018

Get Gift Cards For Less

You’re probably familiar with how to use a gift card. But what about discount gift cards? If you’re concerned with what they are and where they come from then you’re in the right place. Gift Card Granny is the leader when it comes to discount gift cards and is here to walk you through the ins-and-outs of how they work. …

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December 13, 2017

Snag Last Minute Online Deals With These 4 Tips

Updated 11/9/2020 So, you totally lost track of the days in December and you’re starting to panic since you haven’t even started to Christmas shop. (Guilty!) Fortunately, we’re not alone and many retailers are pulling through to give us one last chance at some serious savings. Here’s four ways to cash in on last minute deals: 1. Shop Green Monday: Green Monday is the third largest …

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December 13, 2017

How Much Is On My Target Gift Card

Target gift cards are always great unless you don’t know the balance. Don’t let it go to waste; it’s time to get shopping! Use these easy steps to figure out how much money is on your Target gift card. How To Find My Target Gift Card Balance Use these two simple steps to determine the available funds on your Target gift …

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December 6, 2017

Where Can I Trade In My Gift Card

We’re all guilty of an overflowing junk drawer, overstuffed purse or paper-filled pockets. I would bet to say there are plenty of items in there that you could toss. But what would you do if I told you there’s unused money in there, too? Go ahead and rummage through your purse. See those gift cards that you’ve had in there for more than a year? Guess …

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December 4, 2017

How To Check Your Target Visa Gift Card Balance

Target Visa gifts cards are great for purchasing anything from bath soap to groceries. But what good does it do if you don’t know your gift card balance? Use the steps below to determine the value before your next shopping spree. How To Check My Target Visa Gift Card Balance On the back of your Target Visa gift card you’ll find …

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December 1, 2017

Email A Visa Gift Card

Electronic Visa gift cards make for a quick gift. Plus they can be used wherever Visa is accepted (via online shopping). Why not make your life easy? Use the steps below to easily send an electronic Visa gift card. How To Electronically Send A Visa Gift Card Visit a site that sells Visa eGift cards; for example …

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November 29, 2017

Shop Costco and Sam's Club for Discount Gift Cards

Did you know that Costco and Sam’s Club sell merchant gift cards at a discounted price? From local businesses to national brands, you can save money by buying your gift cards in ‘bulk.’ Bulk is used loosely since the packages can contain anywhere from 2 to 5 gift cards depending on the merchant. Either keep the entire grouping of gift cards to yourself or …

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November 28, 2017

2017 Gift Card Trends For The Holidays

Gift Card Granny conducted its annual survey to determine the latest gift card trends for 2017. Learn which gift cards are the most popular, how much digital gift cards are growing and top online retailers for the holiday season. 39.7% of respondents stated they plan to shop at Amazon this holiday season. Nearly 24% of respondents named Amazon as a gift card they frequently purchase. Other …

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November 22, 2017

Why Gift Cards Are A Good Idea

As of 2015, nearly 93% of American consumers have given a gift card. With the total volume of gift cards projected to reach $160 billion in 2018, it’s clear to see that few people would argue against giving, or receiving, gift cards. With more than two-thirds of merchants now offering gift cards, there's not much that can’t be bought. Technology has caught up with the …

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November 2, 2017

Where To Buy Gift Cards Online

Want to purchase gift cards online? Well, look no further! Use the three options below to start buying. 1. Through The Retailer Retailers sell gift cards online through their website. Visit the brand of your choice. From there you’ll find a link to gift cards in the top navigation panel or in the text links of the footer located at the …

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November 1, 2017

How To Use A Vanilla Visa Gift Card Online

Vanilla Visa gift cards can be used online, however there are a few required steps before making the first purchase. Use the information below to learn about the details. How To Use A Vanilla Visa Gift Card Online Ready to put that gift card to use? Follow the tips below. 1. Add Your Zip Code Before Attempting A Purchase For security purposes, …

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October 24, 2017

Important Tips About Your Target Mobile Gift Card

It’s inevitable. You go to Target for two things and end up leaving with nineteen. How can you say no to the Dollar Spot? And don’t even get me started on their home goods section. Needless to say, I’m sure I’m not alone with this problem. According to Perfect Price, the average American spends $62 during each Target trip. Target gift cards, eGift cards and mobile …

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October 10, 2017

Vanilla Visa Activation

Do you have a Vanilla gift card? The information below discusses FAQs including gift card activation, where your card can be used and how to check the balance. How To Activate My Vanilla Gift Card Do I have news for you; Vanilla gift cards are automatically activated when purchased. Easy peasy! As a helpful tip, you may want to jot down …

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September 22, 2017

What Can You Buy With A Target Electronic Gift Card

Oh, Target. What would we do without you? The possibilities are endless. Need some hairspray? They got you. What about a new dress for next week’s dinner party? Not a problem. And, I mean, you can’t forget about the Dollar Spot. Target is your one-stop shop for nearly everything, including gifts. But oftentimes it’s easy to …

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July 8, 2017

Get My Gift Card Balance

It happens to the best of us. You attempt to make a purchase with your gift card but can’t recall the available funds. What do you do next? If you’re ever in this pickle, use the steps below to quickly easily check your gift card balance. Check My Gift Card Balance On the back of your gift card you’ll find a …

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June 12, 2017

How To Sell A Spafinder Gift Card

Learn how to get paid for your unwanted Spafinder gift card. Where can I sell my Spafinder gift card? You can sell your Spafinder gift card through online merchants, cash for gold and pawn shops, check cashing service centers and mall kiosks. How much will I get for my gift card? There are a couple different factors …

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May 18, 2017

Where To Buy Discount Gift Cards

Discount gift cards are a great way to save some dough on your favorite brands. In fact, savings can range anywhere between 1% to 72% of the card’s value. But with multiple companies that sell discount gift cards, how do you know where to find the best deal? Where To Purchase Gift Cards …

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