If you plan on buying any gift cards this holiday season, you can score an extra gift card for yourself if you buy from the right place. There are a number of places offering gift card bonuses when you buy gift cards for their stores. Remember that some of the bonus cards are valid only during specific dates so make sure you read all the fine print on the offers and be sure to use them before they expire. Please post if you know of any other gift card bonus deals.
Applebee’s: Get a $10 bonus card when you buy $50 in gift cards, Participating Applebee's locations only. Not available on Digital Gift Card purchases. Promotional card expires 2/29/2012. Click HERE for more information.
Best Western gift cards: Get a $10 gift card with every $100 gift card purchase. Click HERE for more information.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Get a $20 bonus card when you buy $100 in gift cards. Click HERE for more information.
The Cheesecake Factory: For every $25 spent in gift cards, get a free cheesecake slice. Click HERE for more information.
The Children’s Place: Get a $10 e-gift card for every $40 you send. Click HERE to order.
Goodberry’s: $50 gift card for $25. Deal expires Friday, 12/16 at midnight. The gift cards do not expire. According to the ordering page, “Gift cards will be mailed out via USPS on or before December 20. Please allow two days for delivery in the Triangle.” Click HERE to order.
IHOP: Buy a $25 gift card and get $5 off your next visit. Click HERE for more information.
Little Caeser’s Pizza: Get a $5 gift card when you buy a $25 gift card. Click HERE for more information.
Lowes Foods: From December 7 - 20, 2011, buy $75 in participating gift cards at Lowes Foods and get a $10 coupon to spend in your next grocery purchase at Lowes Foods. Participating gift cards include Bath & Body Works, Barnes & Noble, Bass Pro, Applebee’s, Lowes Hardware and Belk. Click HERE for more information.
Maggiano’s Little Italy: Buy $100 in gift cards and get $20 bonus card and Food & Wine Magazine. Click HERE for more information.
Outback Steakhouse: For each $100 in gift cards purchased below receive a $20 Bonus Card. Bonus Card valid 1/1/12 – 2/10/12. Click HERE for more information.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 gift card HERE.
Ruby Tuesday: Purchase $50 in Gift Cards, receive a FREE $15 Bonus Coupon and FREE Ground Shipping. Click HERE for more information.
Target: Spend $75 or more in stores and get a $10 Target Gift Card. Promotion runs Friday 12/16 at 5:00 PM – Saturday 12/17 an noon. More information is on the Facebook page HERE.
Texas Steakhouse: Get a $10 giftcard with every $50 purchase. Click HERE for more information.
T.G.I. Friday’s: For every $25 you spend in gift cards, you get a $5 Bonus Bites card for yourself. Click HERE for more information.
Additional gift card deals:
Here is a list of deals folks on the blog have posted as well. I have not verified these so you may want to call your local store to verify your location is participating. Not every location participates in every promotion. Thanks to everyone who posted these deals!
Lone Star Steakhouse - Buy $25 in gift cards, get a 'coupon' for $5 off your meal in January.
Chipolte $30 card get a free burrito
Moe's $25 card get a $5 bonus certificate for yourself
Jason's Deli $50 card get a $5 card for yourself
Cafe Carolina get a $20 card get a $5 card for yourself
Firebirds Restaurant at The Streets at Southpointe has a Gift Card deal as well. For every $50 Holiday Gift Card purchase, receive a $10 free Gift Card valid from Jan 1st thru Feb 9th 2012.