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Stuck With a BabiesRUs Gift Card? Here’s What To Do…

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Don’t let your BabiesRUs gift cards go to waste!

Have a BabiesRUs or ToysRUs gift card and won’t be able to redeem it before they close their doors? As we posted earlier, the online stores for ToysRus and BabiesRUs are no longer active, so if you have gift cards from either store, you’ll need to shop locally to spend them, although some locations have even stopped accepting gift cards in-store as well.


OR – through April 2nd, buybuy BABY is allowing you to exchange your BabiesRUs and ToysRUs gift cards for buybuy BABY gift cards. Note that due to business closures, the amount that you’ll receive in exchange is around 36% less than the full value (i.e. – if you have a $50 gift card, you’ll get $32.10).


Not sure what to do with your BabiesRUs registry?

Through 4/30, let buybuy BABY recreate it for you and you’ll get a FREE WubbaNub pacifier ($13.99 value) and a FREE Gift Bag filled with lots of goodies, valid in-store! Just send your registry to SaveMyRegistry@buybuybaby.com, visit them in-store, or call 1-833-BBB-4-BRU to receive your freebie!

Check out their Facebook page for more details.


Perks of a buybuy BABY registry:

If you’re a fan of Bed, Bath & Beyond and/or Cost Plus World Market stores, consider creating a FREE Baby Registry at their partner site, buybuy BABY. Here are a few benefits of their baby registry…

  1. Free Goody Bag filled with lots of samples and a coupon to help you get started!
  2. Free Shipping Rewards!
    • After your baby’s expected arrival date, if the total value of gifts purchased from your registry exceeds $1500, you’ll earn unlimited free standard shipping for your baby’s first year. You’ll receive your free shipping reward within 1 week after you’ve qualified.
  3. Get two 10-20% off Completion Discounts for items left on your registry (may vary).
    • You will receive a completion coupon for use in stores in the mail several weeks before your expected arrival date. You will also receive a second completion coupon for use online in your email a couple of weeks before your expected arrival date.
  4. Get $25 off any $100 in-store purchase for referring friends who also create a registry.
  5. They accept manufacturer’s’ coupons with a price match as well as coupons from their sister stores. They will also accept competitor’s pricing as part of their price match guarantee.
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Comments 23

  1. Vivian

    I received an email this morning from them listing the form of payments they’re accepting, they listed cash, checks and several credit cards, but no mention of gift cards, making me think they’re no longer accepting them 😱

    • Jaime

      I went today and they are still taking them

      • Desiree

        Where did you go that they are accepting them!?!?!?

  2. Adam

    I love how the people who “pre-invested” their money with TRU (or any other retailer going bankrupt), are the first to lose out on that money. I suppose any GC is a potential gamble, but what a kick in the teeth

    • April

      When you continue to hold onto gift cards, even after the company files bankruptcy, this is the result. I can not find sympathy for gift card holders (TRU/BRU).

      • Candace

        I saw this coming for awhile and had some raise gift cards I purposefully used up about 2 months ago.

      • Maria

        Excuse me, but I bought mine for someones baby shower and it was canceled and no one notified me..so I am stuck with a GC but no one to give it to…..so think before you offer “no sympathy”, now I have to get a reduced amount at bed bath and beyond for the $50 i spent—

      • Camren

        Yeah, sorry I held onto them so long. I gave birth to twins then spent the better part of 2 months in the hospital while one was sick while all this was happening. Sh*t happens, especially when you have kids. Stores are still open, still selling merchandise, they should be honoring the cards they ALREADY received cash for.

      • Nancy Banks

        How about sympathy for someone who received a gift card as a baby gift AFTER THE STORE CLOSED?

  3. Janet

    The website states that they will be honoring gift cards through and including April 21st.

  4. steve

    I was told they are taking them through 4/21 though it is possible it will depend on the store and how long they are staying open at an Rus store and not being sold be a liquidator at the store

  5. Ari

    BuyBuyBaby also accepted my completion coupon from Babies r us! Just FYI

  6. Sami

    It’s sad to see the company go under, but honestly, I didn’t shop there much. Prices were always better elsewhere.

  7. Angel

    I have $200 and Babies R Us gift cards can we use them on your website

  8. Sam kilaru

    I left out with $500 gift cards from babyrus.

    What are my options.

  9. FERNANDA Figueiredo

    I HAVE 3 gifts card frombabies r us how can I use them? there value is $ 330.00
    Can some one help me?

  10. Dhason

    I have 300 gift card .how do I use them..

  11. Marilynn Marsh

    I have a BabiesRus $25 gift card. Is there any way I can get my money back or redeem it?

    Thank you

  12. Daismary Garcia

    I have a BabiesRus $25 gift card. Is there any way I can get my money back or redeem it? I would appreciate any information regarding this.

    Thank you

  13. mamacarm65

    Does anyone have an answer on where we can redeem? I just found one in one of my coat pockets

  14. mamacarm65

    Please help us ASAP!!

  15. Latonya

    How do I use gift card for toys r us and babies r us

  16. Marie Estes

    Finally located my gift card but guess it’s no good to me now. $73.84 gone. Could have really used that for my grandkids.

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