Target is among America’s most beloved retailers, and there are several ways to score free gift cards from Target, thanks largely to its gift card promotions and trade-in programs.
Following are some of the best ways to lay hands on Target gift cards for free.
1. Shop at Target
That’s right: You can rack up free Target gift cards just for shopping at the retailer — including online and in stores.
Target regularly runs promotions for free Target gift cards with certain purchases. Look for the latest of these promotions in your local Target store’s weekly ad and on Target’s “Current promotions” webpage.
2. Sell your clutter to Target’s trade-in program
If you have unwanted electronics sitting around, sell them to Target’s tech trade-in program.
To get started, look up an item on the trade-in program page on Target’s website to find out how much money you would get for it. You will receive that amount on a Target gift card if you decide to proceed with the trade.
For more details, check out “9 Retailers That Want to Buy Your Clutter.”
3. Download Shopkick
Shopkick is a free app that rewards you — with points called “kicks” — for doing small tasks while shopping, such as scanning product bar codes in stores. You can redeem kicks for free gift cards to various retailers, including Target.
4. Join Swagbucks
Swagbucks is a free rewards program. As a Swagbucks member, you’ll be able to accumulate points called “SB” for completing simple tasks online — including shopping online and searching the web, for example.
Then, you can redeem your SB for free gift cards to various retailers, including Target.
To learn more about Swagbucks, check out “6 Ways to Score Free Gift Cards and Cash in 1 Place.”
5. Buy gift cards through Raise
Raise is a discounted gift card marketplace, meaning a site through which you can buy and sell “used” gift cards for less than their face value. But Raise also sells new gift cards at face value.
If you buy new gift cards through Raise, you will earn rewards called Raise Cash. And you can put your Raise Cash toward future purchases of gift cards from Raise — including Target gift cards — effectively getting gift cards for free.