Most people don't even know such an option is possible, when in fact it is, and can come in really handy around the holiday season when almost everyone gets at least one gift card.
Here are three:.Scan the card, verify your identity and wait for the machine to spit out cold, hard cash.M, screenshot by Jason Cipriani/cnet, cardpool allows you to buy, sell or trade gift cards with fellow Cardpool members.Raise and the Raise logo are registered trademarks belonging to Raise.However, we sometimes receive compensation when you click links within our stories.Alerts are sent when a card is sold, letting you know you have funds available to deposit into your bank account or claim via check.Photo by pathdoc / m, gift cards have been the most popular type of present for more than a decade now, as we recently reported.Ive won state and national awards for my investigative reporting.Just note that each gift-card exchange has different procedures, such as for selling and paying out.
You set the price for the gift card, deciding how much of a discount you're willing to give for someone to take it off your hands.
If you're looking to buy a card, you will be able to buy cards at a lesser amount than the card is worth, allowing you to save some money.
(Which is also a great way to buy the gift cards you plan to give.).The wifi manager win 8 bottom line: there is no reason for you to be stuck with a gift card to a place you don't like.Alternatively, you can keep tabs on the cards you have listed for sale on Raise directly from the app.Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.This is one of few ways to get cash out of a gift card.Who doesn't love a Grandma that's always looking out for you?Little did I realize it also has machines that offer cash in exchange for a gift card.