Shopping Savings: How to Get Gift Cards for Less than Face Value

Posted on 10/27/2010

Gift cards can make great gifts: easy to mail, practical, and one size fits all. But you can make this stand -out gift even better by picking up gift cards for less than face value. There are plenty of places pushing discounted gift cards. Here are several sites selling plastic for reduced prices

ABC Gift Cards - ABC Gift Cards pegs itself as the largest online retailer of secondhand gift cards. Plus if you’re planning on buying in bulk, purchases over $1,000 can save an extra 3%.

Project Gift Card - Searching at Project Gift Card is super easy. You can hunt for deals by merchant, or even amount. Look for cards under $100, between $101-$200, between $201-$300 or over $300. Sample savings include a $100 Aeropostale gift card for $88 or a $100 Bath and Body Works gift card for $86.

Cardwoo - Search for cards by the value, discount amount , category or merchant at Save 14% on gift cards for AMC Theaters or 15% at Sports Authority.

Gift Card Granny - Since there many sites offering discounted gift cards, Gift Card Granny can help. It’s a comparative shopping site that lays out which online retailers are selling the gift cards you want so you can evaluate the available discounts. - says it has the largest inventory of discounted merchant gift cards in the world. You can save up to 25% off the retail price. They’ve sold nearly $146 million worth of gift cards over the years. - At, shipping is always free and transactions are guaranteed. They’ve got hundreds of cards to choose from and the site says the average saved per buyer is $68.

Gift Card Rescue - Think of all those forgotten gift cards sitting in junk drawers or squeezed in wallets. Give that plastic new life at Shipping is free, and you can save up to 30% depending on which retailer you’re interested in.

By Alison Storm

Athleta coupon - Get free shipping + free returns on orders of $50 or more with coupon code SHIP2ME. Expires 10/31/2010.

Macy's coupon - Save 15% with coupon code CELEBRATE. Expires 11/02/2010.

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