Most Popular Gift Cards By State


October 29, 2015 | 0 Comment

Most Popular Gift Cards By State

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner and now is the time to start thinking about your Christmaslist! Most people will agree, when it comes to gifts, a gift card can’t be beat! For the gift giver, it’s easy to purchase and for the recipient, it’s great to be able to purchase exactly what you want at your favorite …

New Gift Card Granny Community


October 15, 2015 | 0 Comment

New Gift Card Granny Community

Have a question about sales or discounts? Did you just snag a great deal online? We’ve wrapped up all the savings chatter into one online community forum. That’s right – Gift Card Granny, a discount gift card marketplace, created an online community where you can talk all things money-saving right from your living room. The new Gift Card Granny community forum lets you interact with …

Keep the Kids Busy This Summer with These 5 Budget-Friendly Activities


June 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Keep the Kids Busy This Summer with These 5 Budget-Friendly Activities

  With the official start of summer just around the corner, we would like to provide you with some engaging, but wallet- friendly activities to keep the kiddos busy. Three long months of summer vacation can be costly, but Gift Card Granny is here to help you get the most out of your summer budget.  Here are a few ideas to …

Turn Your Unwanted Plastics into Paper Money


March 23, 2015 | 3 Comments

Turn Your Unwanted Plastics into Paper Money

Do you have a gift card taking up space in your purse or wallet? Could you use some extra money to buy something you’ve had your eye on?  This Granny knows exactly what you want. No more socks, just cold hard cash! Gift cards are one of the easiest items to gift, however sometimes we receive ones that we will never use. Aunt Sue gave …

Where to Buy a Visa Gift Card in Person


November 16, 2013 | 0 Comment

Where to Buy a Visa Gift Card in Person

It's easy to check your Visa gift card balance online, making these handy-dandy pieces of plastic most attractive. But what you may not know is the single most popular gift card can also be purchased in person at a wide variety of locations. If you don't want to buy a Visa gift card online at a play like GiftCards.com, here's a list of supermarkets, …

The Gift Card Glossary of Terms


June 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Gift Card Glossary of Terms

Remember the old days, when you would get a gift card and your only option was to use it or lose it? Well times have changed, thanks to recent government legislation and more than $60 billion in unused gift cards each year. These days you can buy, sell and even trade gift cards online. While this sort of exchange seems like it's pretty …

The Evolution of Gifting and Gift Cards


April 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Evolution of Gifting and Gift Cards

Since the first cave man showed loyalty to his fellow hunter by sharing an antelope drumstick, man has felt the need to give gifts. From the exchange of those early humble haunches, humans have evolved gift giving into a science, resulting in the time and money saver known as online gift cards. Today, we're going to examine the history of this handy-dandy piece of …

How to Sell Your Gift Card on GiftCardGranny.com


April 21, 2013 | 0 Comment

How to Sell Your Gift Card on GiftCardGranny.com

Selling your unused, or partially used, gift cards on GiftCardGranny.com is a great way to bring in some extra cash while helping someone save on the items they need. We work with several gift card resellers who will buy your card and sell it at a mark-up (but still below the remaining value on the card) to someone else. Visit our Sell …

The Best Gift Cards to Give Your Friends and Loved Ones


February 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Best Gift Cards to Give Your Friends and Loved Ones

Gift cards have become a bonafide rage in the last few years. In fact, the National Retail Federation estimates 15 percent of Valentine's Day spending in 2013 will be on gift cards. That's not surprising since gift cards are a great way to give money without the tackiness of just handing over an envelope of cash. The hard part is knowing exactly which …

16 Companies Offering Free Gift Cards With Purchase


December 14, 2012 | 3 Comments

16 Companies Offering Free Gift Cards With Purchase

Just in the Nick of time, retailers and restaurants are trying to pull in extra business by offering free gift cards, swag bucks or whatever you want to call them. Buy a certain amount in gift cards or merchandise and you'll get a gift card for your own use. Now that's what I call an incentive! Of course, free doesn't always mean entirely free …