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Gift Cards With a Bonus - Holidays 2013

Buy a Gift card For Someone Else and Get a Gift Card For Yourself for Free


Still looking for a gift for your favorite food lover? I've noticed some enticing deals at restaurants around town relating to gift cards. They'll give you a bonus card with your purchase. So, why would you want a gift card and an additional gift card? Well, you can give the bonus card as a gift to someone else, or you can keep it as a gift to yourself, or you can give the bonus card as a gift and keep the big card for a special occasion. Some of these gift cards are available to purchase online, but if you want to have it before Christmas, you can pop into the restaurant and they will sell you one and give you the bonus card right there. Make sure you understand the restrictions associated with the cards before you purchase them! For example, bonus deals are not available at airport locations and don't apply to gift cards bought at other retail locations.Typically, only one bonus card may be used per table, and can't be used with other coupons or discounts.

Keep checking back, as I continue to add to this list through the end of the year.

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Have you heard of another bonus card deal at a local restaurant? Let me know.


In 2013: Go to any participating Applebee's and get a free $10 Bonus Card. Bonus Card valid 24 hours after issuance through 2/28/14. Can be ordered at Applebee's locations and for email or Facebook delivery only. Not valid for plastic cards. Other restrictions may apply.

Black Angus

In 2013: get $5 E-Bonus Bucks for every $50 in Gift Cards you purchase in a single transaction through December 31, 2013. Bonus bucks must be used between 1-1-14 and 2-13-14, no more than two at a time, not with other coupons. Valid for online purchases directly through BlackAngus.com or by calling 1-800-627-0010 only. E-Bonus Bucks will be sent in a separate email to the purchaser’s email address within 24 hours.

Boston Market

In 2013: Locations in Chandler, Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe. Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card. While supplies last. Digital eGift Cards and Plastic Cards offered. Bonus cards expire 1-31-14.

Buca di Beppo

In 2013: Get a $15 Reward Card, valid January 1, 2014 through February 28, 2014, with every $50 Gift Card purchase. Must purchase card in restaurant on online.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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In 2013: Buy a $25 in gift card and receive a Blazin' Bonus coupon free. Blazin' Bonus coupons can only be used at a subsequent visit from January 1, 2013 through February 28, 2013. You won't know how much the bonus coupon is worth (between $5 and $100) until you come back to use it. Other restrictions may apply.

California Pizza Kitchen

Purchase $100 in CPK Gift Cards and receive a $20 Rewards Card. Restrictions apply.

Carrabba's Italian Grill

In 2013: Purchase $100 in gift cards by December 31, 2013 and receive a $20 Bonus Card. Bonus cards must be used between January 1, 2014 and February 10, 2014. Valid for single purchase online or in restaurants.


In 2013: Get a $10 bonus card when you purchase a $50 gift card. Bonus card is valid January 1 through February 10, 2014.


In 2013: purchase $50 in Chompie’s gift cards and receive an additional $10 Chompie's gift card for free. Gift cards are available to purchase at all four Chompie’s Phoenix area restaurants and online. Chompie’s gift card purchases do not earn Chompie’s Rewards points and are not valid for catering orders or online purchases. Free gift card promotion expires December 31, 2013. Free gift card valid after January 1, 2014.

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