Holiday Savings 101: How to Get a Discount on Your Holiday Gift Cards

Here’s how you can buy gift cards for less than face value.

ByABC News
November 23, 2015, 7:26 AM

— -- When you buy a gift card at a discount -- it's an automatic price cut on everything you eventually buy with it. What's better than a blanket discount? So how do you buy gift cards for less than face value?
Gift Card Clearinghouses
There are quite a few sites for buying discounted gift cards: Cardcash (formerly Plastic Jungle), Gift Card Granny, and Raise, to name a few. These sites let users buy and sell cards while the sites act as a form of escrow. Let me explain. If I have a card I don't want, I would put it for sale on and they would tell me what percentage I would lose off the card. For example, if I have a $100 Dick's Sporting Goods card they would put it up for sale on the site for $87.