Fancy saving a little extra on gift cards? Here are some of the latest offers to get you money off.
When you buy gift cards for yourself or as a present, it’s really important you make a note of the expiration date and don’t forget about them at the bottom of the draw! I’ve more details on what to watch for in my article Five things you need to know about gift cards.
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Extra 5% on Tesco gift cards
Buy a £50 Tesco gift card from one of 200 participating Tescos and you’ll get a bonus £5 Tesco gift card on top. This bonus card expires 31st January 2020.
Cashback on gift cards, including Asda and Uber
TopCashback has a spin off site called TopGiftCards with money back on brands including Asda, Ticketmaster, Uber, Costa and Clarks. You need to click through from TopCashback and choose your gift card. These are all digital gift cards but check the individual retailer terms to see if it can be spent in-store, online or both. Cashback is then paid back to your TCB account. Remember, if you’re new to TopCashback you can also get a bonus of £10 to £15 when you sign up and spend £10.
The value of the gift cards on offer varies from 2% through to 10%, though most are less than 5%. Brands include (values correct as of 4/12/19):
- Apple store – 3%
- Asda – 2.5%
- Asos – 6%
- B&Q – 3%
- Clarks – 5%
- Costa – 5%
- Debenhams – 7%
- Halfords – 5%
- H&M – 5%
- New Look – 5%
- Pizza Hut – 10%
- Ticketmaster – 4%
- TK Maxx – 4%
- Uber – 2%
- The White Company – 5%
Discounted “work-perk” gift card trick, including John Lewis
I’ve written in detail how you can get access to discounted gift cards, including John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, if you open up a Scottish Friendly ISA.
Amazon gift card bonuses
Over on my Amazon deals page I’ve got a couple of deals where you get extra money when topping up your acount or buying a gift card. These offers tend to run most of the year, though they are normally only for people who haven’t done either of these in the last three years.