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Holiday Shopping Tip: Groceries & Gift Cards = Savings!

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Holiday Shopping Tip: Groceries & Gift Cards = Savings!

Prime holiday shopping time is upon us. I have super secret holiday shopping tip just for you! Want to know what it is?

Get Your Gift Cards at the Grocery Store!

Yup, it’s as simple as that. Swing into your local Stop & Shop or Giant Carlisle and you can save big time!

Save on Fuel

First off, you can save on fuel. Those trips to Grandma’s house will cost less. Cool, huh? Through 12/4, your purchases at Stop & Shop or Giant Carlisle will get 4 times the fuel rewards on participating gift cards. This includes a ton of the top brands like Game Stop, iTunes, JC Penney, Aeropostale, American Eagle and many more! Variable gift cards from these brands also count. You can add up to $500 on the gift cards. That’s a lot of savings for your fuel fill-ups.

Earn More Rewards

Do you have a rewards credit card? You can earn even more points, miles and/or cash back with your purchases. Some credit cards even give increased rewards at grocery stores.

Do the Math

So, let’s look at a possible scenario. After all, you are a savvy shopper, right? Here is an example of how you would save almost 10% on a $100 purchase.

  • $6 off fuel: With 4x fuel rewards earn 40? off/gallon of fuel. That’s $6 in savings for a 15 gallon tank!
  • $3 back: If you earn 3% on grocery purchases through your credit card rewards program.

Why not get your holiday shopping done with errands you need to run anyway like grocery shopping. Gift cards great for all of those picky teenagers on my list. They are also perfect for other service providers like babysitters, house cleaners, teachers, etc.

Guess what, I have another secret…
You can win $200 Amazon Gift Card right here!

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  1. katherine says:

    I always try to save on fuel when I shop. I shop mostly at Kroger now.

  2. Lena says:

    I don’t have either of the stores, but I love 10% reward and of course – love the giveaway!

  3. anything that is free interest me especially if i can save a lot. will check out this tips since it’s really nice.

  4. Jenna Wood says:

    We love when we can get some cash back through fuel rewards, especially with grocery shopping this time of year. Thanks for sharing the great giveaway and awesome tips!

  5. Awesome giveaway! I love all the discounts on gift cards right now as they really help stretch my Christmas budget.

  6. WOW That’s awesome! Wish I had one by me!!

  7. I love to double dip the savings! This is an easy way to save a little extra!

  8. That’s a pretty good deal. Also, I miss Stop & Shop! We had them in MA but in MI we mostly have Meijer, Kroger, etc.

  9. Rebekah says:

    It seems like a lot of people on my list want gift cards this year. I’m at the grocery store a few times a week anyway, so it saves me time too. That’s a big perk for me!

  10. Holly S. says:

    I totally agree! There have been so many times that I’m at the grocery store checking out and pick up a gift card for a birthday or holiday present. Bam. Done.

  11. I entered and thank you! I can sure use some excellent savings this year more than most so this article really has helped me with some great savings ideas! The giveaway is amazing too! Fingers crossed!
    Thanks for offering this amazing giveaway – all of you ladies!

  12. Patty says:

    Wow! Makes me wish I had those grocery stores around me. I know I can get gift cards in the stores but none here offer those kind of great extras.

  13. Kristin says:

    Oh man!!! I want my Giant to do this! What a great deal!

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