Buying & Selling Gift Cards

If you’re interested in Gift Card churning, it’s helpful to have a “cheat sheet” showing where to go for the best deals. When looking to do gift card arbitration (buy low, sell high), start with GiftCardGranny.com to find the best buy and sell prices. Other great sites are: ABCGiftCards, Gift Card Granny, CardHub, Monster Gift Card, GiftCardBin, Gift Card Monkey, GiftCards.com, GiftCard Zen.  Then, use the table below to figure out your total costs:

BUYING GIFT CARDS

Gift Card
Re-seller
Cash back portal Cash back % Cash back type * Notes
Giftcardmall.com TopCashBack 2% % of face value Only 1% cashback on Visa gift cards
Cardpool.com TopCashBack up to 4% % of face value Cardpool only offers cash back on the first $1000 in transactions
EBay EBay 2% % of transaction Cash back is in the form of EBay bucks which can be used for future purchases
GiftCards.com TopCashBack 4% Unknown Need to run experiment to determine cash back type
GiftCertificates .com TopCashBack 6% % of face value  
Cardcash.com ShopAtHome 2% % of transaction  
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American Express Bigcrumbs.com 1.4% % of transaction  

SELLING GIFT CARDS

Gift card buyer Cash back portal Cash back % Cash back type * Notes
Cardpool.com TopCashBack 4% % of face value Cardpool only offers cash back on the first $1000 in transactions
GiftCards.com TopCashBack 4% % of face value GiftCards.com limits you to $500 in sales every 6 months.
Cardcash.com        

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