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Swagbucks–my favorite point rewards program for earning e-gift cards–recently added a whole new way to earn SB points for something you probably do already: purchase e-gift cards.
MyGiftCardsPlus.com is a gift card site that pays you cashback for purchasing gift cards on their site in the form of SB points. Cash these SB points in at Swagbucks for gift cards.
When you purchase a gift card through MyGiftCards Plus you will receive an email containing a redemption code that you can use either online or print it out and use it in store just as you would a gift card or e-gift card.
Gifts cards can take up to one business day to arrive in your email inbox so make sure to plan accordingly if you want to use the gift card as a gift or to pay for items in store or online.
Give Gift Cards From MyGiftCards Plus As Gifts & Receive A Gift In Return
Yes, you read that right. You can give these gift card codes (or digital gift cards depending on which ones you order) to your friends and family as gifts! Simply print out and include the redemption code in a Christmas card for a loved one.
Avoid the crowds and get the loved ones on your Christmas list gift cards to stores & restaurants they love! Plus it is a gift for you too when you trade the SB points you earned purchasing their gift cards for a gift card to use on yourself–or you could give that gift card away too!
(screenshot from MyGiftCards Plus)
Here are a few more details on how MyGiftCards Plus works
First, if you don’t already have one, sign up for a Swagbucks account here to make linking accounts easy later on.
Once you’re signed up, the real fun begins. Buy digital gift cards through MyGiftCards Plus for stores you and the people on your Christmas list love including, AMC Theatres, Sephora, Toys R Us, JC Penney, Domino’s Pizza, Applebee’s, and many more!
Earn SB with every gift card purchase
Your MyGiftCardsPlus.com account will be linked to your Swagbucks account. This way MyGiftCard Plus ensures that you will receive your SB. You’ll receive up to 15% back in SB with every digital gift card purchase! Redeem your SB for gift cards at Swagbucks.com
As you already know you can redeem your SB for hundreds of different gift card options. You’ll essentially be getting FREE gift cards with every digital gift card purchase on MyGiftCardsPlus.com.
To celebrate the launch and get you ready for the holiday shopping season, MyGiftCardsPlus.com is giving you an EXTRA 33% cash back on every gift card purchase through December 15th!
So stock up, gift cards make excellent gifts for those hard to buy for people on your list!
Plus, You Can Take Your Savings To Another Level
There is a way to double dip your savings to earn even more SB points.
(please note: the figures below are based on cash back rates Swagbucks was offering the day I wrote this article and they could change at any time)
How this works
Say you have been eyeing an outfit at Old Navy and it is on sale for $50
1. Go To MyGiftCards Plus and purchase a $50 Old Navy e-gift card.
Currently for a $50 Old Navy card you will earn 210 SB
Total SB For This Step: 210
2. Head to Old Navy through the Swagbucks shopping area
Print out your gift card or have it open in another tab to copy and paste in the check out area at Old Navy. Then head back to the Swagbucks “Shop” area found down the side of the Swagbucks home page and head to Old Navy through the link that will look like the one pictured above. Put your $50 outfit in your virtual shopping cart and enter your gift card code. Currently Swagbucks is offering an 8 SB per dollar spent cash back at Old Navy. On a $50 purchase you would earn 400 SB.
Total SB For This Step: 400
Add up the SB for each step 210 +400 = 610 SB total for your purchase. That is enough SB to grab a $5 gift card of your chose and have points leftover towards another one (plus, if you do this before December 15th you will earn even more SB points with the special offer I mentioned in the section above).
Now that is Thrifty Ninja savings! Oh, how I love Swagbucks!
I have readers who earn $100 in Swagbucks each month. How they do it depends on the person but here is a listing of all the ways to earn (of course, with MyGiftCards Plus you now have one more way to earn).