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How to Sell Gift Cards Online Instantly for Cash

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You can sell unwanted gift cards for cash easily!

Have some gift cards lying around that you don’t plan to use? Sell them for cash or trade them so you can spend them how you’d like! With these legit websites below, you can receive up to 92% of their value in cash or gift card payouts to add a little extra padding to your shopping budget.


CardCash

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  • Payout value: Up to 92% of the value of your gift card depending on the retailer.
  • Payout options: Check by mail, ACH deposit, PayPal, other retailer gift card.
  • Retailers accepted: More than 1,100 brands.

CardCash accepts gift cards from a wide variety of retailers and features a straight forward selling process. After you accept their offer for your unwanted gift card, the site will let you know to either enter the card information to transfer the balance or mail in your card to be processed.

While this site is not BBB accredited and they have some unsettled claims, they do have a B rating and plenty of positive reviews and an 8.44 rating on ResellerRatings.com.


Gift Card Granny

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  • Payout value: Up to 92% of the value of your gift card depending on the retailer.
  • Payout options: Typically check by mail or PayPal, depending on the selling partner.
  • Retailers accepted: More than 650 brands.

Sell with confidence on Gift Card Granny with their BBB accreditation and A rating! Gift Card Granny will buy your gift card directly or let one of their partners make an offer which ensures you get the highest payout possible. You then proceed with the listing either on the partner site or through Gift Card Granny if applicable.

Need cash now? Search for locations near you that exchange your unwanted gift cards for cash on the spot.


Raise

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  • Payout value: You set the value of your gift card!
  • Payout options: Check by mail (for $30 fee), ACH deposit, or PayPal.
  • Retailers accepted: More than 750 brands, though there are many brands with restrictions.

Likely one the most popular websites in this list (especially since we’ve raved about Raise in the past), this BBB accredited and A rated site is another great place to sell your unwanted gift cards. It’s a bit different from the other two websites mentioned as you have the freedom to set your own price for the sale.

At Raise, after you enter in the amount of your card & card information, you choose your selling price (though it will offer a suggested amount based on the card’s value) and the website will show how much you can earn from the sale after they take their cut of the selling fees. So while it may seem you could get more for your card on Raise, don’t forget to take into account the 15% commission cut.


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Comments 13

  1. hip2trade

    I have used ALL of these services. Only purchased from Raise but sold gift cards that I wasn’t using to the other 2 services listed. Had great experience with all of them.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      That’s wonderful to hear! SO glad you have had a great experience with all of them. Thanks a bunch for taking the time to comment!

    • Thorobred

      Someone with the name Emily is sending my email spam. Pa these gift card sites ask to confirm my phone number no numbers match mine it charged me 1.00 anyway even though my order was cancelled wth!!!???

  2. Abre

    They don’t accept iTunes gift cards to exchange?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      It looks like Raise and Card Cash do accept those. Be sure to click through the links above for additional details. Hope that helps!

      • Abre

        Thanks!!!

        • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

          You’re so welcome! Glad to help. 😊

  3. Jen

    Please be careful of Raise. I sold them 2 Yard House gift cards and the account still says “pending” after almost 2 months. I’ve emailed them several times and no one will respond.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      DARN! So sorry to hear about that, Jen. Thanks for the feedback! Hoping they get back to you soon!

  4. sunflower10905

    I have a $50.00 Uber gift card if someone wants to trade!

    • davies

      I have Zulily Gift Card If u want to trade

  5. Miguel laboy

    Card cash ripped me off for 2$ first time I tried to sell my gift card they made me verify my paypal amd took 1$ from bank and said u get it back but been 5 days I wrote them they ignore me no email back and never gave me my dollar back said my credit card was a prepaid so they couldn’t do order n never bought my gift card I tried it again with a different credit card they again made me pay another dollar threw verify paypal and I havent got that dollar back yet ither nor have they emailed me back and I called them and was on hold 2 hrs till I just hung up but they didnt buy the giftcard second time said my credit card was declined but declined for what I was selling a gift card what were they charging me for and why did they take 2$ from my bank n never give it back or even have the dignity to email me back when I wrote them to tell me the situation so now I still have my gift card and I’m out 2$ they never gave me back so I paid them when I was trying to sell gift card rip off never use cash card again they need to let me know why that happen and return my 2$

  6. Sultani

    Hi, there I have a $5 Amazon Gift Card if anyone wants to buy, please email me @karger.mehran@gmail.com I will respond quickly. By the way, I am selling amazon gift cards electronically.

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