Gift Card Discounts and Freebies: Holiday Bag of Bargains

December 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Restaurants & Bars, Shopping

Final update with more free bonus cards and holiday deals on gift cards to restaurants and shops. If you haven’t bought all your Christmas gifts yet, these are easy ways to spread a little seasonal cheer. Plus, when you give a little, you get a little… Use the freebie or savings to treat yourself, or for an extra stocking stuffer.


Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Free $10 Reward Card with the purchase of $50 worth of Pappas Gift Cards until December 24. (The free reward card is then valid from December 27 – February 28.) /

40% Off Plentiful Pantry Gift Certificate for the online store. Get a $50 certificate for $30 via CityDeals – it can only be used for Plentiful Pantry website orders, so could be good for distant friends/relatives.  

Mimi’s Cafe $5 Coupon free with every $25 gift card purchase, or get $10 worth of coupons (2 x $5) when you buy $50 of gift cards. The offer is only good on gift cards bought IN the restaurant, not online, till January 3, 2011.

Cici’s Pizza Free Adult Buffet Card when you buy $20 worth of Cici’s gift cards, only available when you buy the gift card in restaurants, at participating locations. Use the free buffet card in January 2011.

Garduno’s Free $20 Bonus Certificate when you buy $100 in Garduno’s gift cards till December 24. Thanks to reader Gerri for the tip!

Buffalo Wild Wings Free $5 Gift Certificate with the purchase of $25 in gift certificates. Offer is until December 31, and the freebie certificate can be used Jan and Feb 2011.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill $5 Bonus Card with the purchase of every $25 gift card, when you buy cards in the restaurant only, till January 5. Use the bonus card in Jan/Feb 2011.

California Pizza Kitchen $20 Rewards Card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards. (Free shipping on cards till December 31.) Redeem the reward card between January 10 – March 25, 2011.

10% Off Chili’s Bar & Grill Gift Card orders of $100 or more.

$10 Buca Di Beppo Bonus Card every $50 of gift cards purchased to December 31. Bonus card can be used during the month of January 2011. See the deal terms for when you’ll receive your card, depending on when you order.

Applebees Free $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $50 in Gift Cards.

Flying Star Cafe is giving a free $25 gift card when you buy $250 worth of gift cards this holiday season.  Buy any gift cards to a value of $250 – $499 and get 10% back in extra gift cards. If you buy gift cards to a value of $500 or more, you get 15% back in additional gift cards. Ask at Flying Star Cafe locations.

Village Inn Free $5 Bonus Card with the purchase of a $25 gift card. Don’t have a web link for this, I spotted it on a sign in the Village Inn on Yale while dashing in for Pie Rush Wednesday 😉 so ask in the restaurants.

Denny’s Free $5 Gift Card with a $25 gift card purchase. If you buy the Denny’s gift card card online there’s a $1.95 shipping and handling charge, so do yourself a favor and buy it a Denny’s restaurant to save dollars!

Pelicans Bar & Grill Free $25 Gift Certificate for every $100 certificate purchased. Or get a free $10 bonus for every $50 gift certificate.

Fuddruckers Free $5 Bonus Gift Card for every $25 you spend on gift cards. Offer is on card purchases to December 31, 2010, and the bonus card is valid for use between January 1 and February 28, 2011 .

Panda Express Free Two Entree Plate  when you buy a $25 gift card.

Genghis Grill Free $5 Gift Card when you buy a $25 gift card. They’re at 4410 The 25 Way NE. Thanks to reader Tim for the tip!

Outback Steakhouse Free $20 Bonus Card for every $100 worth of gift cards you buy. Bonus card valid from January 1 – February 22, 2011.

Landry’s Restaurant Free $10 Reward Card  for every $50 worth of Landry’s gift cards you buy to December 25 . Landry’s Reward card can be used from January 1 – February 10, 2011

$5 Texas Roadhouse Certificate when you buy gift cards worth $30 or more. Thanks to reader Jackie for the tip! The Albuquerque Texas Roadhouse is located at 5900 Pan American Freeway.

FREE $10 Restaurant Certificates (with no purchase necessary) to email to family and friends. See the deets at our earlier post, ‘cos you can’t beat FFFFFreeee!


iT’Z Family Food and Fun Free $5 Game Card when you buy a $25 gift card to December 31.

New Mexico Sports & Wellness 11% Off Get a $100 gift card for $89 for their five Albuquerque health clubs.

Up to 40% Off MyStyle Handbags & Accessories Gift Cards to December 24. Get a $25 gift card for $20, a $50 gift card for $35, or a $100 gift card for $60. They’re all redeemable starting December 26 and have no expiration date. MyStyle Handbags & Accessories is at 7900 San Pedro NE.  

Free $10 Godiva Shopping Card with every $50 purchase at Godiva in the Coronado Center till December 24. Up to a maximum of 4 free cards per person. (Mmm, chocolate gifts for friends, perks for you!)

NatureWorks Discovery Store Free $5 gift card. The New Mexico Museum of Natural and Science store is giving away a bonus $5 card when you buy a gift card worth $25 or more, until December 31, 2010.

Thrift Town $20 Worth of Bonus Coupons for every $20 worth of gift cards you buy, till December 31, 2010.

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Know of any other gift card deals? Email us – we’ll keep updating as we find more.

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