If you get a gift card, be careful that you don't overspend when you redeem it. A survey last year from the TowerGroup found that 30 percent of gift card recipients spend $25 more than the value of the card.
Oh, and I love this tip from Card Hub: If you have an old gift card that's still good, but it's looking a bit worn, check to see if you can trade it in for a new card. Regift the card if you're looking for a gift for someone. But make sure it has the full value displayed on the front of the card.
Why would someone regift a gift card?
Perhaps the card is from a store the first recipient doesn't patronize. As long as the gift card is for a service or store the regifting receiver would like, I don't see the problem. Think of it as recycling. Besides I won't tell and neither should you.
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