Here are just a few of the deals you can get when you buy gift cards at certain retailers. We should be seeing more of them soon. I’ll post them as I find them. More of them come out with promotion as it gets closer to the holidays.
Lettuce Entertain You Gift Card – Spend $100 in Gift Cards and get a bonus $25 Holiday Bonus Certificate (Thanks, Chi-Town Cheapskate!) Maggianos Little Italy is included in this group of over 40 restaurants.
IHOP – Buy $25 in Gift Cards – Get a $5 Off your next visit coupon.
Outback Steakhouse – Buy $100 in Gift Cards, get a $20 Bonus Gift Card.
Culvers – Buy $25 in Gift Cards, get a Free Deluxe Value Basket.
TGI Friday’s – $5 Bonus Bites Card for every $25 in Gift Cards
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse – $20 Gift Card for every $100 in Gift Cards
The Capital Grille – 10% Bonus with $500 in Gift Cards Purchase plus Free Steak Knives
Not Your Average Joe’s – $10 in Appreciation Gift Cards when you spend $50 in Gift Cards
Kroger – Check your store as you may get fuel points when you buy gift cards
Texas Steakhouse – $10 Gift Coupon with a $50 Gift Card Purchase
Panda Express– Buy a $25 gift card, get a free two item entree – This one could be regional
Sonic– Buy a $25 gift card, get a $5 gift card for free – This one could be regional
Subway – Get a Free 6″ Sub with a $25 Gift Card Purchase
CVS: $5 Bonus eGift Card with $25 eGift Card Purchase (This one may have ended.)
Ruby Tuesday – $15 Bonus Coupon with $50 Gift Card Purchase.
Barnes & Noble – Free $10 eGift Card with $100 eGift Card Purchase
The Cheesecake Factory – Free slice of cheesecake coupon with $25 gift card purchase.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill – $5 Bonus Gift Card with $25 Gift Card Purchase. See site for details.
Be sure to read all the details on the free gift card offer. Some of them have exclusions and/or time frames of when you have to use them by.
We try to save money throughout the year to pick up deals like these for our next year’s restaurant outings. The great thing is, you can typically pair a restaurant coupon along with the gift card, which helps maximize your savings.