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Turn Coinstar Fees into Free Gift Card Balance

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Almost everyone has seen Coinstar machines at their local supermarket, with over 19,000 coin sorting machines placed in prime locations across North American Coinstar has created an extremely valuable service for those of us who hoard their daily change collection in jars. Previously when you wanted to cash in on your change hoard you would have to spend countless hours rolling pennies and other change and make an extra trip to the bank, not to mention the dirty looks the teller would give you for your gang of change. Coinstar made cashing in your coin collections a simple process, for the convenience you are charged a 9.8 percent fee. While many did not have a problem paying 9.8 percent to cash in their coins there were still many who found the fees to be too high. To solve this problem Coinstar has rolled out a new program that allows you to turn your change into a gift card from the merchant you cash the coins in at. The offer also will work with Amazon gift cards, Starbucks gift cards and iTunes gift cards. If you select the gift card payment option the Coinstar fee is eliminated, allowing you to cash in your coins for free.

For those that still prefer cash Giftah.com is here to help. You can take any gift card from Coinstar machines or anywhere else and turn them into cash. Giftah will buy your unwanted or extra gift cards. It is incredibly simple to sell your gift card on Giftah.com, just send in your card and receive a fast payment via Paypal. If you are not interested in selling but more interested in shopping than you can check out Giftah’s listings of discount gift cards. Whether you are trying to get ride of an unwanted gift card or looking to save some money with a discount gift card, Giftah will give you more value.