One of the best ways to stretch your dollars during the holidays is gift card promotions. Tons of businesses want you to buy their gift cards- so they will usually give you a little extra something for yourself!
I will try to stay on top of this list but some of these deals will expire at some point so be sure to call ahead before you make a special trip!
Here is a list of the ones currently available (updated 11/17):
- Barnes & Noble : Get a $10 promotional gift card when you buy $75 in Barnes & Noble gift cards through 12/2.
- Dell : Buy a $400 eGift card, get a free $75 promo eGift card through 11/27.
- Half Price Books : $5 Bonus Card with $25 Gift Card purchase through 12/31.
- The Children’s Place : For every $40 worth of eGift Cards purchased, get a $10 eGift Card through 12/31. You will receive one eGift Card based on your total purchase.
- Applebee’s : Buy $50 in Applebee’s digital gift cards and you’ll get a free $10 digital bonus gift card. For physical gift cards, go into the restaurant for your bonus offer.
- Arby’s: Buy a $10 Gift Card, get a Free Peppermint Stick Swirl Shake or any other dessert.
- bd’s Mongolian Grill : Buy $25 in Gift Cards and get a $5 Thank You Card.
- Ben & Jerry’s : Free Scoop of Ice Cream when you spend $10 or more on Gift Cards in store.
- Black Angus Steakhouse : Get $5 Bonus Bucks with every $50 in gift cards purchased through 12/31.
- Bonefish Grill : Buy $100 worth of gift cards and get a free $20 bonus card.
- Boston Market : Receive a $5 bonus gift card for every $25 gift card purchased.
- Bravo! Cucina Italiano : Receive a $20 bonus gift card with every $100 gift card purchase.
- Bucca di Beppo : Get a $10 reward card with every $50 gift card purchase.
- California Pizza Kitchen : Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a $20 rewards card.
- Carrabba’s Italian Grill : For each $100 in gift cards purchased, receive a $20 bonus card through 12/31.
- Cheeseburger in Paradise : Get a $10 Bounce Back Gift Card that you will receive for every $50 in gift cards purchased.
- Chevys Fresh Mex : Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 certificate to use towards your next meal.
- Chipotle : Buy $30 or more in gift cards at any US Chipotle restaurant through 12/31, then bring in your receipt before 1/31/13 for a FREE burrito, bowl, or order of tacos.
- Chop House : Free Gourmet Steak Seasoning with every $100 Gift Card Purchase. $50 Dining Voucher with every $500 Gift Card Purchase.
- Cosi : $10 Bonus Card with every $50 you spend on CosìCard gift card purchases in-store or online through 12/31.
- Culver’s : Free Double Deluxe Value Basket with every $25 in gift cards purchased through 12/30.
- Finley’s American Grill : $5 free with every $25 gift card purchased through 12/31.
- Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar : Receive a $20 bonus card for every $100 in gift cards you purchase through 12/31.
- Gibson’s Restaurant Group  (Chicago) – Gibsons, Quartinos, Lux Bar, Hugo’s Frog Bar: $25 virtual Lunch Card with every $100 in gift card purchased.
- Jamba Juice : Through 1/2/13, purchase 1+ gift cards worth $25+ and receive one a Sixteen size smoothie or a coupon for one (1) free Sixteen size smoothie.
- Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants : Receive a $25 bonus certificate for every $100 in gift cards you buy through 12/30.
- Logan’s Roadhouse : Receive $5 Logan Bucks for every $35 in gift card purchase.
- Longhorn Steakhouse : Buy $25 gift card in store and receive $5 off your next purchase.
- Maggiano’s Little Italy : For every $100 worth of gift cards purchased, receive a $20 bonus card and a one year subscription to Food And Wine Magazine through 12/31.
- MaggieMoo’s : Buy $25 in gift cards and get a $5 gift card free.
- Max and Erma’s : Get a $5 Bonus Holiday Card for every $25 in gift cards.
- Mitchell’s Fish Market : For every $100 in gift cards you purchase, you receive a $25 bonus gift card through 12/30.
- Morton’s Steakhouse : Purchase $250 in Morton’s gift cards and receive a $50 reward card
through 12/24 (gift cards cannot be purchased and redeemed the same day).
- Outback Steakhouse : For every $100 purchased receive a $20 bonus card through 12/31.
- The Palm : Through 1/15, you’ll receive a $50 Palm Thank You Card for every $250 spent on Gift Cards.
- Pizza Ranch : Purchase $50 in gift cards, receive a free $5 card through 12/31.
- Ruby Tuesday : Purchase $50 in gift cards, receive a $15 bonus coupon plus free ground shipping through 12/31.
- Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill : For every $50 gift card purchase, receive a $10 Sammy’s Certificate through 12/31.
- Souplantation : Free meal with $50 gift card purchase.
- Taco Bell : Buy a $20 Gift Card, get a free item.
- Texas de Brazil : Purchase a $70 gift card for $60 or a $125 gift card for $100 (online only).
- Tony Roma’s : Bonus $15 in RomaBucks for every $50 gift card purchase.
- White Castle : Get a free $5 promo card with purchase of $25 in gift cards.
- Rave Cinemas : Purchase a $25 gift card at the box office and get an additional $5 card free through 12/31. 8 per person per visit, 24 per household.
Thanks Freebie Spot !