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GameStop’s $500 Gift Card Giveaway

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

No company seems to do more gift card giveaways then GameStop, the company is at it again with their Guitar Hero & Rock Band Blowout Sale. Just in case some gamers out there still do not own Guitar Hero or Rock Band GameStop has stepped up their marketing efforts by offering free shipping and entry to the gift card giveaway with the purchase of either title.

The blowout sale includes five $100 dollar GameStop gift cards, to win the gift cards all you have to do is comment on Cheap Ass Gamers post about the giveaway. $100 could get you some decent swag from GameStop, a Wii fit or a couple new titles would be just what we need to keep us indoors this summer. Or if you would rather enjoy the beautiful weather outdoors feel free the sell your gift card on Giftah the webs premier gift card marketplace

Win a $400 IKEA Gift Card

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

ikea_ellen_gift_card_win_promotionThe Ellen Degeneres show is generously giving away a $400 IKEA gift card. While it may fall short of getting you a good IKEA couch, the large amount would certainly get you a large amount of furniture. All you have to do to enter is head over to Ellen’s website (click here) and fill out the entry form. You must be at least eighteen years old and a resident of the United States to enter.

If you have trouble spending all that money at IKEA, consider selling your gift card on Giftah. The site allows you to sell any gift card at auction or you can also sell it directly to Giftah. IKEA gift cards are in high demand so you should be able to get a lot of cash for your gift card.

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.

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.

Check Balance On Ikea Gift Card

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

ikea_gift_cardIf you want to check the balance on your Ikea gift card you have come to the right place. Although Ikea does not offer the option of checking gift card balances online there are two alternative ways to check the balance on a Ikea gift card. The fastest ways to check an Ikea gift card balance are as follows:

1) Check Ikea Gift Card Balance By Phone, Call 1-800-558-5961.

2) Check Ikea Gift Card Balance At Any Ikea Location.

If you have had your Ikea gift card for so long that you do not even remember the balance you should consider selling the gift card. You can sell any gift card online with Giftah – a online marketplace for gift cards. Simply list your gift card for sale on the site and Giftah’s dedicated user base will bid up the value of the card. It’s a fast, easy and fun way to get cash for your gift card.

Giftah: Gift Card Exchange

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Have you ever gotten a gift card for a store you never shop at? It happens all the time, whether a distant aunt buys a gift card for your birthday to that store you hate, you just can’t think of anything to get with the card, or you won the card in a contest there are thousands of people out there who have cards they do not want. Until recently you have no choice, you could either just spend the card on something you did not want, wait for it to expire or give it away to a friend. Luckily there is now a better option for unwanted gift cards.

Sites like Giftah offer consumers a chance to get cash for unwanted gift cards. Just list your gift card on the site and you will instantly have thousands of users bidding up the price they will pay for your gift card. It’s an excellent way to squeeze some extra money out of otherwise useless gift cards. Giftah is hands down the best site for unloading your card. Its dedicated user base will bid up the value of your gift card so you end up with the most cash for your gift card. Also Giftah guarantees the value of every gift card for sale on the site, so users can bid on your card confident the balance will be correct when they receive it.

A higher bid on your gift card means you get more money! Giftah’s gift card exchange is easy to use and it takes less then two minutes to list your gift cards for sale on the site. If you have not yet converted your useless gift cards to cash get on the site and sell your gift cards today.

iTunes Gift Cards

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

*Update* You can now get cash for your unwanted iTunes gift cards. Just sell your iTunes gift cards to Giftah.com we will turn you gift card into cash.

itunes_gift_card_codeWhen it comes to digital music iTunes gift cards are the top pick. Whether you are shopping for music lover, gamer, or anyone who loves movies the iTunes digital media store has a little something for everyone. The codes on the iTunes gift card are easy to buy and they can even be e-mailed to the recipient or given as a traditional gift card.

There are a number of places online selling iTunes gift cards, many of them are legitimate, but many more are not. If you are going to buy a iTunes gift card there are primarily two locations you can trust. The first is the iTunes online store, they sell physical iTunes gift cards or iTunes gift card codes. Although the iTunes store is a good place to buy iTunes gift cards there is another cheaper option that is still safe and legal to use. The second is a innovative  new site called Giftah.

Giftah is an online marketplace where people sell unwanted gift cards for cash. Many people receive gift cards they do not want to use and sell them on the site at a discount. This means you can buy iTunes gift cards and iTunes gift card codes on Giftah for a big discount. All the cards on the site are verified by Giftah, so you can bid on a gift card with confidence as all the transactions are 100% guaranteed.

How To Check Gift Card Balance

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

The first step to follow while checking a gift card balance is reading the back of the gift card. Usually the information necessary to check the gift cards balance will be located on the back of the gift card. After reading the instructions on the back of the card you will be asked to perform one of the following tasks:

Check Gift Card Balance By Phone – Some companies have a toll free number customers can call to check the balance of their gift cards. Most gift cards will list a number on the back of the card that you can call. Have your gift card available when you call. The operator may ask you to provide the gift cards serial number, pin number, or access number. In some cases you may have to scratch of a grey protective coating to be able to view a gift cards pin number. Some company’s numbers will direct you to an automated service where you can enter the gift cards serial numbers and it will provide the balance. This is one of the most common and easiest techniques for determining the balance of your gift card.

Check Gift Card Balance Online – Many retailers also offer the option of checking your gift card balance online. If this option is available a link will usually exist on the retailers website that will take you to the area of the website where you may check your gift cards balance. The website will have fields for filling in the serial number and/or pin number and access code. Enter the information the website requests and it will provide the cards balance for you. If you have multiple gift cards it is easiest to check their balance online. Many retailers’ websites will allow you to check multiple gift cards balances at once.
Check Gift Card Balance In Store – Every retailer offers the option of checking gift card balances in their stores. Unfortunately this is not very convenient for consumers and few stores still provide this as the only method for checking gift card balances. However, if you are in the neighborhood and wish to know your gift cards balance any retailer will provide a gift card balance check.

If you have had a gift card long enough where you do not remember the balance chances are the card is from a store you do not frequent. Luckily there is a way to get cash for your gift card. Now instead of sitting on gift cards for months at a time you can sell your gift cards online. The best site for selling gift cards online is Giftah. The website provides a fun and easy way to turn gift cards into cash.