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Target is among America’s most beloved retailers, and there are several ways to score free gift cards for Target, thanks largely to its gift card promotions and trade-in programs.
Here are seven of the best ways to lay hands on Target gift cards for free:
1. Shop at Target
That’s right: You can rack up free Target gift cards just for shopping at the retailer — including online and in stores.
Target regularly runs promotions for free Target gift cards with certain purchases. Look for the latest of these promotions in your local Target store’s weekly ad and on Target’s “Current Promotions” webpage.
2. Sell your clutter to Target’s trade-in program
If you have electronics sitting around unused, sell them to Target’s tech trade-in program.
To get started, look up an item on the trade-in program’s website to find out how much money you would get for it. You will receive that amount on a Target gift card if you decide to proceed with the trade.
For more details, check out “9 Retailers That Will Pay for Your Clutter.”
3. Exchange your unwanted gift cards
If you have unwanted gift cards lying around, exchange them at a Target store that participates in Target’s gift card trade-in program. You will get a Target gift card instead.
To find out if Target accepts the brand of gift card you want to exchange, or to find a store where you can exchange it, check the gift card trade-in program website.
4. Join Swagbucks
Swagbucks is a free rewards program.
As a Swagbucks member, you’ll be able to accumulate points called “SB” for completing simple tasks online — things that you probably do anyway. Then, you can redeem your SB for free gift cards to various retailers, including Target.
Tasks for which you can earn SB include shopping online and searching the web, for example. Also included is competing in a live daily trivia game show called Swag IQ, which is a new Swagbucks feature.
To join Swagbucks, sign up for an account. To learn more about it, check out “6 Ways to Score Free Gift Cards and Cash in 1 Place.”
5. Buy discounted gift cards through Gift Card Granny
Gift Card Granny is a website through which you can buy discounted gift cards. If you join its free rewards program — called Granny Rewards — you will earn points for buying discounted gift cards through Gift Card Granny, among other ways to earn points.
You can redeem your accumulated Granny Rewards points for free e-gift cards to various retailers, including Target.
To join the rewards program, visit the Granny Rewards webpage and click on the “Join Now” button.
6. Buy gift cards through Raise Pay
If you buy new gift cards through Raise Pay, you will earn rewards called Raise Cash. And you can put your Raise Cash toward future purchases of gift cards from Raise — including discounted Target gift cards — effectively getting gift cards for free.
For more details on how Raise Pay works, check out “This Website Now Pays You to Buy Gift Cards.”
7. Download Shopkick
Shopkick is an app that rewards you — with points called “kicks” — for doing small tasks while shopping. You can redeem kicks for free gift cards to various retailers, including Target.
Tasks for which you can earn kicks include scanning bar codes in stores or viewing or purchasing certain items online.
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