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Free $75 Gift Cards From Toronto Hydro

Monday, June 1st, 2009

If you are a Toronto Hydro customer there is a new promotion available that offers $75 dollar gift cards to over 250 leading retailers of your choice. All you have to do is sign up for peaksaver a new service from Toronto Hydro that cuts down your air conditioners energy consumption during peak hours. If you sign up for the service Toronto Hydro will install a device to your air conditioner that will reduce its energy consumption. The service helps the power companies save money and consumers should not notice any major difference in the temperature of their homes.

After the peaksaver device has been installed you will be contacted to make your choice of the available gift cards. Gift cards are available for Harvey’s, Swiss Chalet, Winners, HMV, Cineplex, Kelsey’s, Canadian Tire, the Home Depot and hundreds more.

Head over to Toronto Hydro’s Website to sign up or call 1-877-487-8574 Mon – Fri between 8am and 9pm. Be sure to use the following promotion code: DM200901
If the electrical bill is still too large after installing the peaksaver system considering selling your cards on Giftah, a online marketplace for buying and selling gift cards.

American Airlines Gift Card

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

american_airlines_gift_card_gift_certificateAmerican Airlines has gotten into the lucrative gift card business, the airline has issued their own gift card with the bold market pitch “40 countries, 250 cities” written across the front of the card. The American Airlines gift card can be purchased on the American Airlines website or at numerous retail locations like Kroger, Safeway or Dominick’s. Although the connection between grocery shopping and airline gift cards seems vague at best, supermarkets are trying to sell gift cards for just about anything except other supermarkets these days. One odd thing about the American Airlines gift card is that the denominations sold are currently only $50 or $100 which is not exactly enough to actually purchase a flight.

There is a better way to give someone the gift of air travel then airline gift cards. By giving an American Airlines gift card you are forcing the recipient to purchase their ticket from American Airlines, which will probably not have the best prices on the flight. Typically travel agents or air travel websites offer the best prices on flight. The gift card you give may end up never being used at all if the difference in the tickets price is more then the airline gift cards balance.

If you are going to be giving a travel gift card to someone, make sure it will not put them in an awkward position. Before you pay full price for an airline gift card check out Giftah a online gift card marketplace. The website has tons of travel gift cards sold by people who would rather have cash. All the transactions are 100% guaranteed and you can find a wide range of card including: Expedia gift cards, airline gift cards and travel agent gift cards. You can get a gift card with more flexibility and save a ton of money in the process.

Airline Gift Cards

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Airline gift cards have recently become available, a number of airlines now offer the shiny plastic gift cards. Before you rush out and get an airline gift card for the world traveler in your life, be sure to consider all the options available before you buy. Often airline gift cards can cause more headaches then fun times for their recipients.

Have you ever received a voucher from an airline for a delayed or canceled flight? If you have then you can begin to understand why airline gift cards are not such a good idea. By buying airline gift card you are committed to buying your ticket from that specific airline, regardless of the cost. If the recipient of the airline gift card finds a ticket that is hundred of dollars cheaper they may be stuck using up their entire airline gift card on the difference. Alternatively they may end up not using the airline gift card at all! Airlines websites and booking agencies rarely have the lowest prices, by getting someone an airline gift card you are simply forcing them to pay more for their ticket.

There is still a way you can get airlines gift cards without bogging down the recipient. You may even be able to save a significant amount of money on the card. Before you buy airline gift certificates check out Giftah.com. The website is full of people selling gift cards they do not need at amazing discounts. There are even travel agent gift cards so you can book a flight on any airline you want. Giftah’s travel section has amazing deals on a wide variety of travel gift cards. Don’t settle for an airline gift card until you have checked out the world’s best gift card marketplace.

State Of Linens n’ Things Gift Cards

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

There is still a large number of unused Linens n’ Things gift cards out there, tens of millions of dollars worth. Although the Linens n’ Things bankruptcy was highly publicized many unlucky consumers were left holding Linens n’ Things gift cards when the company went under. So what can you do if you still have a Linens n’ Things gift card? Are the Linens n’ Things gift cards worth anything? What can you do in the future to make sure you are not left holding a worthless gift card? We will answer all of these questions and try to find the optimal solution to this problem.

What can you do with Linens n’ Things gift cards?

If for some reason you are reading this while standing you had better sit down. We are sorry to inform you that the Linens n’ Things gift card you own is now worth the price of the plastic in the gift card. If you had a very large gift card you may still be able to get some cash from it, but if your card was in a lower denomination you might want to consider using it for some sort of arts and crafts project. Several other retailers who are still in business allow you to recycle gift cards in their stores. Look up a retailer in your state and do the environmentally friendly right thing with your piece of plastic.

Are Linens n’ Things Gift Cards Worth Anything?

Linens n’ Things has re-launched as a website, but cards issued by the retail store Linens n’ Things will not be honored. The website does not offer any gift cards, so essentially every single Linens n’ Things gift cards are useless on the site. Basically Linens n’ Things gift cards are worthless, every one of them. Linens n’ Things gift card holders can make a claim on what is left of the company’s assets. Consider a Linens n’ Things gift card to be like a share in the company…a really weak share that gets what’s left after every other form of shareholder is paid. If you have a Linens n’ Things gift card worth a couple thousand or tens of thousands of dollars it might be worth filing a suit against whatever is left of the company, just don’t forget those expensive legal fees! What we are trying to say is your Linens n’ Things gift cards are completely useless.

How Can You Make Sure You Gift Cards Do Not Become Worthless Pieces of Plastic?

With the way the economy is shrinking you can expect many more retailers to go bankrupt. In the future consumers may not have as much of a warning of a retail gain collapsing as they did with Linen n’ Things bankruptcy. The best thing consumers can do is use their gift card immediately or sell the gift cards. If you are not planning on using a gift card soon get cash for your gift card. It is not worth hanging on to a card that you will forget about, lose or have the store go bankrupt on you. Its much smarter to sell unwanted gift cards for cash, you can always invest the money you get or use it to buy something you actually need.

The best place to sell gift cards online is Giftah, the gift card marketplace. Let thousands of dedicated users bid on your card. After a short auction you will have real money for your gift card, not some weak promissory note belonging to an even weaker corporation. Free your purchasing power by selling your gift cards before it’s too late.

Sell Gift Cards Online

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

There are a number of fly by night operations who will offer to take your gift cards of your hands for a ridiculously high price, others sites will gladly sell your card for you and charge you a sky high commission. There is also a large number of sites that will simply take your gift card and never pay you a single penny. While the used gift card marketplace is still cluttered there is one solid reliable option available for selling gift cards online.

Giftah the online marketplace for gift cards allows registered users to sell their gift cards. Although Giftah charges a 5% commission for every successful sale it is much lower then other gift card websites that charge commissions ranging from 10% – 60%. Selling your gift card on Giftah also provides many benefits that will increase the amount of money you receive for your gift card. Giftah has thousands of users dedicated to one thing, buying gift cards. The sites user base will bid up the value of your card so you will receive the highest market value for your card. It also provides a verification service for the cards and offers a 100% money back guarantee to anyone bidding on the cards. This means user bidding on your gift card don’t have to worry about the card being fraudulent, there bids are higher since they know the gift card they are bidding on will arrive with the balance intact.

Don’t be taken advantage of by imitation sites. When you are looking for a place to sell your gift cards online make sure the site has a dedicated user base, verifies the cards, and does not charge unfair commissions. Get the most money for your gift card, sell your gift cards to Giftah.

Discount Gift Cards For Sale

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Giftah is an online gift card marketplace where buyers and sellers of gift cards connect. The site has hundreds of gift cards from major retailers available at massive discounts (in some cases up to 60% off!). Every card listed on the site is protected by Giftah’s gurantee service, this means all gift cards are 100% guranteed to receive the right card with its balance intact so you can bid on gift cards with confidence.

The discounts on gift cards are incredible there are literally thousands of dollars in savingns available on the site. If you know you are going to be shopping a lot in a specific store you can use the site to stock up on discounted gift cards before your shopping spree. People who do not want to shop at the store they have a gift card for will sell their gift card at a discount on Giftah. All the seller wants is a bit of cash for their gift card. Since sellers often have no use for the gift cards they own the gift cards will be sold at steep discounts. The gift card sellers are happy to receive any amount of money, while the buyers can end up receiving a huge discounted gift card. Its an excellent system that is win-win for all the parties. If you have tried purchasing discounted gift cards on Giftah you are missing out on massive savings.

Sell Gift Cards In Giftah’s Online Marketplace

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Giftah is looking for gift cards! The internets most active gift card marketplace has been connecting thousands of buyers and sellers of gift cards in a safe and secure enviroment. If you are looking to sell your gift card you have come to the right place. Giftah lets sellers choose to sell their gift card directly to the company or list the card in an online auction. If you list your gift card for sale on Giftah our user base will bid up the value of your gift card to ensure you receive the real market value for the card. If your short on time or don’t like the auction format you can always sell your gift card directly to Giftah.

We are accepting gift cards from all major retailers, and users can list any stores gift card in our online auctions. The marketplace is easy to use and only takes minutes to sign up. Its time to unlock the cash trapped inside you gift cards. Many gift cards get lost, expire or go years without being used. Don’t become a statistic get ride of your unwanted gift cards today!

Giftah Wins Two Prizes at Velocity Symposium

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Giftah, the gift card marketplace, was the winner of two out of three prizes at the March 2009 Velocity Symposium. The first prize was $2000 from the Ontario Centres of Excellence and the second prize was a half day consultation with Basecamp partners.


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