2018 Holiday Gift Card Promotions!

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2018 Holiday gift card bonus promotions

Holiday Gift Card Promotions

If you need to buy gift cards for presents or even just want to buy some for your own use, be sure to take a look at the big list of 2018 Holiday Gift Card Promotions below!  You can get a bonus at many restaurants and retail stores when you buy gift cards!

This list will be updated as new promotions pop up!  If you see a promotion that isn’t listed below, leave a comment!  Big thanks to mtka in the HCW forums for her help with this list!

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Restaurant Gift Cards

Applebees: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 1/6/19.  Bonus card expires 3/3/19 & may not be used the day of issuance.)

Atria’s:  Get a $25 Atria’s Gift Certificate when you buy $100 in Atria’s gift cards OR Get a $10 Gift Certificate when you buy $50 in gift cards. (through 12/31/18. Bonus certificates are valid 1/1/19 -3/31/19)

bd Mongolian Grill: Get FREE $5 bd’s Digital Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards OR Get FREE $10 bd’s Digital Bonus Card when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; offer valid at participating locations listed on website. Bonus cards valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19)

BJ’s Restaurant:  Get a FREE $25 Bonus Gift Card & 20% Off VIP Card when you buy $100 in gift cards OR Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $50 & 20% Off VIP Card when you buy $50 in gift cards .  (Bonus gift card & 20% Off VIP Card valid 1/1/19 – 2/13/19 only.)

Babin’s Seafood House:  Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (purchase through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 05/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Bahama Breeze Island Grille:  Get TWO FREE $10 Reward Cards when you spend $50 on gift cards (through 1/2/19;  Reward Cards valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19 except Valentine’s Day; valid for Dine-In Only)

Baker’s Square: Get a FREE $5 Coupon Card when you Buy a $25 Gift Card (through 12/31/18; Promo card valid 1/1/19 – 2/8/19)

Benihana: Get a FREE $10 Promotional Card when you spend $50 on gift cards (through 12/31/18; promotional cards valid 1/2/19 – 3/31/19)

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano: Get a FREE $15 Holiday Bonus Award Card for every $100 in gift cards purchased (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19)

Big Red F: Get $20 Bonus Voucher when you buy $100 in gift certificates (through 12/25/18. Bonus valid 1/01/19 – 2/28/19)

Black Angus Steakhouse: FREE $10 Bonus Bucks when you spend $50 on gift cards (through 12/31/18)

*NEW* Blaze Pizza: Get a FREE Pizza Pass when you buy $25 in gift cards (For a limited time; Pizza pass valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19)

Bonefish Grill:  Get a FREE $10 off Coupon when you purchase $50 in gift cards (through 12/31/18.  Bonus Card valid 1/1/19 – 2/10/19)

*NEW* Brio Tuscan Grill: Get a FREE $25 Bonus Card with every $100 gift card purchase (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 3/15/19; must be used in one visit.)

Bristol or Devon Seafood Grill: Get a FREE $20 Dining Certificate for every $100 you spend on gift cards.  (Certificate valid 1/1/19 – 2/28019, except 2/14/19.)

Bubba Gump: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (purchase through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 05/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Buca di Beppo: Get a FREE $10 Reward Card when you buy a $50 gift card (through 12/31/18;  offer available in sore or online. Reward Card valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19)

Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a $5 e-Bonus when you buy $25 in Gift Cards (through 12/31/18;  $5 eBonus will be delivered to purchaser’s email address and is valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19. Limit four (4) $5 eBonus.)

California Pizza Kitchen: Get a FREE $20 Promo Card when you purchase $100 in gift cards (Purchase through 1/1/19; Promo card valid 1/0=7/19 – 2/24/19)

Carrabba’s: FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $50 in gift cards. (through 12/31/18; Bonus card redeemable 1/1/19 – 2/10/19; Bonus card restrictions listed at website.)

Chili’s: FREE $10 Bonus Card when you buy $50 in gift cards! (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 2/6/19 and cannot be combined with any other discount.)

*NEW* Chuck E. Cheese: Get $10 Bonus Gift Card with every $50 gift card purchase (through  12/25/18; Bonus card valid 12/26/18 – 3/31/19; Maximum of 4 bonus offers per customer; valid at participating locations only – excludes some franchise locations – check website for details)

Claim Jumper: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (purchase through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 5/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Cody’s Original Roadhouse: Get a $20 Bonus Voucher when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/24/18)

*NEW* Culver’s: Get a FREE Value Basket on your next visit when you give $30 or more in Culver’s Gift Cards (through 12/30/18. Value Basket certificates expire 2/28/19)

*NEW* Dave & Buster’s: Get FREE $10 in Game Play when you purchase a $50 gift card (limited time only; coupon valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19)

*NEW* Del Taco:  Get a FREE Small Size Combo Meal ($6.50 value) when you buy $30 in gift cards OR get 4 FREE Small Size Combo Meals ($26.00 value) when you buy $100 in gift cards   (through 1/1/19; Free food coupons expire 3/3/19)

Denny’s: FREE $50 in Denny’s Coupons for every $25 gift card purchase  (through 12/25/18; $50 coupons available while supplies last)

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood: Get FREE Elegant Martini Set + 10% value Bonus Gift Card when you spend $500+ on gift cards

First Watch (The Daytime Cafe): Get $20 Bonus Bucks when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/31/18)

Flagship Restaurant Group: Get a FREE $25 eGift Bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards or get a FREE $10 eGift Bonus when you buy $50 in gift card (through 12/9/18; eGift bonus expires 6/30/19)

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Card for every $100 gift card purchase (through 12/31/18)

Fogo de Chau: Get a FREE $25 Holiday Bonus eCard for every $150 in gift card purchases (through 12/31/18; Holiday bonus card will be mailed or emailed after purchase; bonus card valid 1/1/18 – 3/31/19)

Fox Restaurant Concepts: Get a FREE $20 Bonus for every $100 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; see stores for details)

*NEW* Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Get a FREE Freddy’s Favorites with your $25 gift card purchase (Limited time only; choose from Freddy’s Famous Seasoning, Freddy’s Famous Fry Sauce, or Freddy’s Famous Jalapeño Fry Sauce)

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Card when you spend $100 on gift cards OR FREE $10 Bonus Card when you spend $50 on gift cards (through 12/30/18; Bonus card expires 1/231/19; valid at participating locations only. Bonus cards and gift cards are not valid in NY, NJ or CT.)

Houlihan’s: Get a FREE $10 Dining Certificate when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 12/25/18; certificate valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19 except Valentine’s Day)

IHOP: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Coupon to use at your next visit when you buy a $25 gift card in restaurant (through 12/31/18; Coupon valid through 1/31/19)

Jamba Juice: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards (through 12/25/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19)

Joe’s Crab Shack: Get a FREE $10 Reward Card when you buy a $50 gift cards  (through 12/24/18, while supplies last; reward card is valid 1/1/19 – 5/31/19, excluding Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Landry’s Seafood: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (purchase through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 5/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants: Get a FREE $25 Holiday Bonus for every $100 bought in gift cards. Check this listing of participating restaurants. (Holiday Bonus are valid 1/3/19 – 4/11/19)

Lindey’s Restaurant: Get a FREE $25 Bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards (11/22/18 – 1/1/19; See Bonus card for restrictions)

Logan’s Roadhouse: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (through 12/31/18; Bonus cards not valid in NC, SC, or Augusta, GA. Bonus cards expire 2/13/2019 and are not redeemable on day issued.)

Longhorn Steakhouse: Get FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in Online Gift Cards (Bonus offer valid 1/1/19 – 2/3/19 with purchase of two Adult Dinner entrees.)

Lowlands Group Grand Cafes: Get a FREE $20 Bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/25/18; Bonus vaid 1/2/19 – 3/31/19)

Melt Bar & Grill: Get a FREE $25 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (valid 11/23/18 – 12/31/18; in restaurant or online)

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards (in store purchases only; see store for details)

Miller’s Ale House: Get a FREE $10 eBonus Card for every $50 gift card purchase (Single-Use Promotional Card valid through 2/28/19)

Mooyah: Get $5 OFF your food & drink purchase INSTANTLY with the purchase of $25 inn gift cards (See store for details)

Morton’s Steakhouse: Get a FREE $50 Reward Card when you buy a $250 gift card (purchase through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 5/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Ninety-Nine 99 Restaurant & Pub: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards (through 12/25/18; bonus card expires 4/21/19)

Noodles and Company World Kitchen: Get a FREE $5 Great Giver Bonus Card for every $25 spent on gift cards (through 12/31/18; bonus card valid 11/7/18 – 1/15/19)

NORMS Restaurants: Get a FREE $10 Bonus when you buy $50 in gift cards or get a FREE $5 Bonus when you buy $30 in gift cards (Limited time only; Bonus good after 1/1/19)

O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar: Get $5 in Rewards when you buy $25 in gift cards (through 11/22/18; Reward Card valid 1/1/19 – 2/13/19 valid on a $10 minimum food purchase.)

Olga’s Kitchen: Get FREE $30 Olga’s Bonus Bucks for every $100 in gift cards OR Get FREE $5 Olga’s Bonus Bucks for every $25 in gift cards (Check restaurant for details)

Olive Garden: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card for every $50 in gift cards purchased (through 12/30/18; Bonus card valid 1/2/19 – 2/10/19)

Outback Steakhouse: Get a FREE $10 Bonus (Promotional Coupon) with every $50 gift card purchase! (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 2/10/19)

P.F. Chang’s: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Reward with every $100 gift card purchase (purchase by 12/31/18; Valid between 1/1/19 – 2/28/19 only at participating P.F. Chang’s restaurants)

Palm Restaurant: Get a FREE $25 Thank You Card for every $250 in gift cards purchased (through by 1/15/19; Thank You Card valid Sunday – Thursday 1/2/19 – 9/30/19

*NEW* Panda Express: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy a $25 gift card online (through 11/30/18; however, there is a $2.95 shipping fee.)

Panera Bread: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card for every $50 in Panera Bread gift cards purchased or reloaded (Purchase in-cafe or online through 12/31/18; Bonus card can be used multiple times until the $10.00 is depleted or the promotion expires. Bonus cards are valid online or in-cafe at participating bakery-cafes from 1/1/19 – 1/22/19)

Parasole Restaurants: Get a $25 Bonus Gift Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/24/18; Bonus Gift Card valid after 12/25/18)

Patina Restaurant Group: Get a $20 Bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; Bonus valid 1/2/19 – 3/31/19; not valid at Disney locations, Jake’s Cafe, or The Rink)

Pier 22: Get a $20 Bonus Certificate with every $100 gift card purchase (through 12/31/18; Bonus Cetificatate valid 1/1/19 – 2/13/19)

Quaker Steak & Lube: Get a Game Piece (worth at least $10, $15, or $20 off a future visit or $500) when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; winning game pieces must be redeemed by 2/28/19)

Red Lobster: Get a FREE $10 Off Coupon when you buy a $50 gift card (Check your local restaurant for restrictions; coupon valid 1/1/19 – 1/31/19)

Red Robin: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Buck Rewards when you buy a $50 Holiday gift card OR get a FREE $5 Bonus Buck Reward when you buy a $25 Holiday gift card (bonus valid 1/1/18 – 2/28/18 & must be used fully in one visit.)

Restaurants Unlimited: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 1/1/19; Bonus Card valid 1/2/19 – 6/30/19)

RigaTony’s: Get a $5 Bonus Gift Certificate when you buy a $30gift card or get a FREE Dinner Package for 2 when you buy a $50 gift card or get a FREE 5-course Wine Dinner Admission when you buy a $120 gift card (Bonuses are redeemable after 12/24/18)

*NEW* Roy’s Restaurant:Get a $30 Bonus Card for every $100 you spend on gift cards (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 2/12/19)

Ruby Tuesday: Get FREE $5 Bonus Buck Reward for every $25 gift card purchase (Bonus Buck Reward is valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19 on a minimum purchase of $5 or $10 at participating locations)

Ruby’s Diner: Get a $10 Holiday Bonus Card when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; Bonus Card valid 1/1/19 – 1/31/19)

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern: Get a FREE $10 Bucket Bonus Card for every $50 in gift cards you buy (through 12/30/18; Holiday Bonus Cards are valid for use at any Rusty Bucket location 1/2/19 – 2/28/19 for food only)

Ruth’s Chris Steak House:  Get a 10% Bonus Card on Purchases of $250 or more in gift cards purchases (through 12/31/18; Bonus cards valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19; $250 must be purchase in a single transaction)

Saltgrass Steakhouse: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Gift Card when you buy a $50 gift card (through 12/24/18; promotion only valid for purchases up to $500. Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 5/31/19, except on Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day)

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Card with every $100 gift card (Bonus Cards valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19)

Souplantation: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card when you buy a $50 gift card (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid through 4/30/19)

Steak ‘n Shake:  Get a FREE $5 Certificate with any $20 gift card purchase (through 12/31/18; certificate valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19)

Sticky Fingers: Get a $20 Bonus Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/24/18; see store for details)

Sweet Tomatoes:Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card when you buy a $50 gift card (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid through 4/30/19)

Talk of the Town Restaurants: Get a FREE $25 Bonus (or a signed copy of our founder’s book) when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/30/18; Bonus valid 12/31/18 – 9/30/19; Not valid on Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day)

Texas de Brazil: Get a FREE $25 Bonus Certificate when you buy a $100 gift card online or get a FREE $10 Bonus Certificate when you buy a $50 gift card online (Bonus Certificates are only valid from 1/1/19 – 3/14/19, Mon – Thurs, towards the purchase of lunch or dinner; See website for additional restrictions)

Texas Roadhouse: Earn a FREE $5 Bonus E-Gift Card for every $30 you spend on gift cards online.  (Delivered to buyer’s email; Maximum bonus is $100)

TGI Fridays: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Bites Card for every $25 spent on gift cards  (through 12/31/18 while supplies last; Bonus Bites cards valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19 only on regular price food)

The Chop House Steakhouse and Casual Dining: Get a FREE Gourmet Steak Seasoning with every gift card purchase over $100 & Get a FREE $50 Dining Voucher for every $500 in gift card purchases

The Kitchen American Bistro: Get a $20 Bonus Card for every $100 in gift cards purchased online (through 12/31/18; Bonus card valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19 in-store only)

Tony Roma’s: Get FREE $15 in Roma Bucks for every $50 in e-Gift Cards you purchase (through 12/31/18; Roma Bucks valid 1/1/19 – 3/22/19 & entitles you to food & drink up to $15; valid at participating locations – not valid at Las Vegas, NV; Newark, NJ; or Waikiki, HI.)

UNO Pizzeria & Grill: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Voucher for every $25 worth of Gift Cards purchased.  (through 1/1/19; Bonus Voucher is valid 1/2/19 – 2/13/19)

Village Inn: Get a FREE $5 Promo Card when you Buy a $25 Gift Card (through 12/31/18 while supplies last; Promo card valid 1/1/18 – 2/8/19 at participating locations)

*NEW* White Castle: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards (While supplies last; See bonus card for details)

World of Beer:  Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; See restaurant for details)

Yard House: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Card for every $50 in Gift Cards purchased (through 12/31/18; Bonus cards valid 1/1/19 – 3/31/19)

Zea Rotisserie & Grill: Get a $20 Bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; Bonus valid 1/1/19 – 12/31/19)

Retailer Gift Cards

Barnes & Noble:  Get a $10 eGift card with any gift card purchase of $75+  (through 11/19/18; Limit 1 per customer.  Promotional Gift Card valid 12/26/18 – 3/31/19)

The Children’s Place: Get $10 Bonus when you buy $50 in gift cards, $15 bonus when you buy $75 in gift cards or $20 bonus when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/25/18; Bonus coupon valid 12/26/18 – 2/2/19) 

DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse): Get a FREE $30 Bonus Card when you buy $150 in gift cards or $20 Bonus Card when you buy $100 in gift cards OR FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $50 in gift cards  (through 12/26/18; Bonus coupon valid 1/4/19 – 1/26/19)

Half Price Books: Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you buy $25 in gift cards (through 12/24/18; see Bonus card for restrictions)

Marcus Theaters: Get FREE $5 Snack Cash with every $25 in gift card purchase (through 1/1/19; Snack cash valid 1/15/19 – 3/31/19)

Moviehouse & Eatery: Get a FREE $20 Bonus Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/31/18; M&E Gift cards never expire and value never decreases. All purchases must be made in person.)

Regal Cinemas: Get a FREE $10 Bonus Concessions Card for every $50 in gift cards you buy (through 12/31/18 while supplies last; concessions card valid 1/1/19 – 2/28/19)

Shilo Inns: Get a $25 Bonus Card when you buy a $100 gift card (through 12/31/18)

Soma: Get a $20 Money Card when you buy $100 in gift cards (through 12/24/18; Money Card valid 1/8/19 – 2/2/19)

Grocery Gift Card Deals

Giant Eagle:  Earn 2X Fuelperks for every  $50 you spend on ALL Retailer Gift Cards 11/22/18 – 12/5/18 (thanks Jessica)! Remember that you do not earn fuelperks on Giant Eagle Gift Cards.

Check your local Costco for discounted gift cards to restaurants and other stores!

*NEW* Check your weekly Kroger ad for gift card deals to other stores! Plus, Earn 4x Fuel Points with this offer (through 12/10/18 when you load the digital coupon).

Check your local Sams Club for discounted gift cards to other stores!

Check your weekly Walgreens ad for gift card deals to other stores!