CardSwap for the Holidays {Giveaway}

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The holiday season is the perfect time to give and receive gift cards. It is likely you will receive a gift card this Christmas or you will be gifting one to a loved one or friend. But what if you have unused gifts cards you want to get rid of?

Enter Canadian website CardSwap.ca. CardSwap allows you sell unused gift cards from a large selection of retailers, restaurants and more for cash. You can also buy gift cards through them and every time you make a purchase or a sale on their site, you will earn SwapPoints to spend on new gift cards.

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I have used their services in the past and I had a wonderful experience. The website is very user friendly and I received the gift card I purchased a few days later. The process was super easy and shipping was free.

When looking for a card, you can sort them by merchant name, availability and category. Once you find the card you are looking for you can click “add to card” and proceed with the checkout.  (Note: Each time that you buy a card you will be given an amount of SwapPoint rewards, the amount varies depending on the value of the gift card you are purchasing.)

If you want to sell your unused gift cards you can also do it via CardSwap.ca.  You are asked to simply enter your gift card details and you will then be provided with an offer up to 92% cash back. After that you mail the cards to them directly using their prepaid shipping label and receive a cheque via mail or account credit once your gift cards have been received.  Couldn’t be easier!

I love the idea of having a website where you can easily buy and sell gift cards within Canada. I know how hard it is to sell gift cards at a good value when you don’t have any use for them. I usually end up giving them away or losing a lot of money, not anymore. Because there is nothing worse than having a gift card expire before you can use it, a total waste of money!

I know I will be purchasing gift cards for the holidays through them to collect points and I will use their services to sell any gift cards I can’t use as well. Be sure to familiarize yourself with their site and remember to use their services when purchasing or selling unused gift cards this holiday season!

SUPER DEAL: Register on their site for FREE and receive 500 SwapPoints which translates to $5.00 in SwapPoints. 1000 gets you a free gift card for $10.00!! Register HERE

THE GIVEAWAY

Win it: CAN readers, enter to win a $50 CardSwap credit via Rafflecopter below. Good Luck everyone!

Disclosure I received compensation to facilitate this post, however all views and opinions are my own. 

 

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91 responses to “CardSwap for the Holidays {Giveaway}”

  1. Lauren+Arrandale — November 24, 2014 @ 11:03 am (#)

    Love to get gift cards for Starbucks, Walmart, Target and Restaurants.

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  2. Silvia D — November 24, 2014 @ 11:09 am (#)

    My favourite retail store gift card would be Wal Mart , lots of selection and groceries!

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  3. Melinda — November 24, 2014 @ 11:27 am (#)

    I love getting GC from Walmart and Shoppers Drug Mart

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  4. Jonnie — November 24, 2014 @ 11:35 am (#)

    I love getting gift cards from Superstore

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  5. Nicole+B — November 24, 2014 @ 12:20 pm (#)

    Chapters!

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  6. anna key — November 24, 2014 @ 12:23 pm (#)

    My favorite store to get giftcards for is Winners!!! I love how many cool things I find there

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  7. Lori Bazan — November 24, 2014 @ 12:44 pm (#)

    I love getting gift cards from Walmart

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  8. Stephanie+LaPlante — November 24, 2014 @ 1:22 pm (#)

    I like Cineplex.

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  9. seham+merzib — November 24, 2014 @ 1:48 pm (#)

    Walmart

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  10. Deb Dorrington — November 24, 2014 @ 2:13 pm (#)

    My favourite gift card is from the Keg because we only go there once a year.

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  11. Gizele — November 24, 2014 @ 2:20 pm (#)

    Atlantic superstore.

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  12. Nicky — November 24, 2014 @ 2:36 pm (#)

    The Bay

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  13. christy e — November 24, 2014 @ 2:43 pm (#)

    love Shoppers so I can get points on the stuff I buy too.

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  14. stacey+dempsey — November 24, 2014 @ 3:04 pm (#)

    Well I love to shop with gift cards so I have a huge list but Shoppers Drug Mart or London Drugs always have things we need all the time

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  15. Nataly Carbonell — November 24, 2014 @ 3:07 pm (#)

    I like to get gift card to Target 😀

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  16. Brenda Penton — November 24, 2014 @ 3:37 pm (#)

    I love getting Walmart gift cards

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  17. Francine — November 24, 2014 @ 5:08 pm (#)

    Canadian Tire – I can always find something there!

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  18. Colleen K — November 24, 2014 @ 5:10 pm (#)

    I LOVE — SHOPPERS DRUG MART — THEY HAVE QUALITY GOODS AND A GREAT POINTS SYSTEM TOO !!!

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  19. Glogirl — November 24, 2014 @ 5:21 pm (#)

    I love getting gift cards from Dollarama.

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  20. Suzie+M — November 24, 2014 @ 6:24 pm (#)

    I like Shoppers Drug Mart cards

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  21. Jessica+G — November 24, 2014 @ 6:41 pm (#)

    I love giving gift cards to Shoppers

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  22. Dayna+Wilson — November 24, 2014 @ 7:20 pm (#)

    Sephora!

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  23. michelle — November 24, 2014 @ 7:26 pm (#)

    I love getting Chapters gift cards although Target is a cant go wrong too

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  24. Maegan Morin — November 24, 2014 @ 8:09 pm (#)

    I love getting gift cards for The Childrens Place!

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  25. Alison K — November 24, 2014 @ 8:21 pm (#)

    My favourite retail store to get Gift Cards from is No Frills

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  26. Jeannie — November 24, 2014 @ 8:24 pm (#)

    I love chapters giftcards!

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  27. MrDisco — November 24, 2014 @ 8:36 pm (#)

    amazon

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  28. Kristine+Ewald — November 24, 2014 @ 8:46 pm (#)

    I love lululemon, walmart and starbucks

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  29. Jenn Erin — November 24, 2014 @ 8:50 pm (#)

    Sephora or Starbucks!

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  30. Amy+C — November 24, 2014 @ 9:02 pm (#)

    I like to get Target gift cards

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  31. Toby — November 24, 2014 @ 9:39 pm (#)

    Shopper’s Drug Mart has great selection and prices!

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  32. Jennifer+P. — November 24, 2014 @ 11:12 pm (#)

    Oh gosh, I love gift cards from lots of places! I think my favourite would probably be Target because I then have the choice to use it for something practical like groceries or diapers, or have fun with it and get clothes, toys, or something cute for the house.

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  33. Amie — November 25, 2014 @ 12:26 am (#)

    Disney Store

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  34. nicolthepickle — November 25, 2014 @ 3:57 am (#)

    I would love a Chapters Indigo card.

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  35. Pam — November 25, 2014 @ 4:11 am (#)

    I love getting Shoppers gift cards.

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  36. Juliee Fitze — November 25, 2014 @ 4:29 am (#)

    Shoppers is the best for me.

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  37. kathy+downey — November 25, 2014 @ 5:23 am (#)

    I like getting gift cards from walmart or Shoppers

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  38. LORI — November 25, 2014 @ 5:31 am (#)

    my favourite stores are Shoppers, Walmart, Target…and gas gift cards too!

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  39. Barb W — November 25, 2014 @ 5:33 am (#)

    The larger stores like Walmart and Target!

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  40. Georgina — November 25, 2014 @ 5:42 am (#)

    I love gift cards and hoard them until I find the right time and purchase…hard to choose for sure. I like gift cards that have more than one purpose. EG: Zehrs you can purchase food but also house-hold items and clothing/ Winners again lots of selection plus you can use it at it’s family of stores. Some of the restaurant cards now can also be used at their family of stores, but in the end Shoppers Drug Mart is most likely the gift card I most desire. Again lots of selection plus a points system that rivals any.

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  41. Stacie — November 25, 2014 @ 6:38 am (#)

    I love gift cards from one stop shopping places like Walmart.

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  42. Suzanne+G — November 25, 2014 @ 6:56 am (#)

    Walmart GC are something I can always use.

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  43. Carol+M+(Lushka+S) — November 25, 2014 @ 8:00 am (#)

    RCSS

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  44. lori+b — November 25, 2014 @ 8:12 am (#)

    shoppers drug mart

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  45. Judy+Cowan — November 25, 2014 @ 11:36 am (#)

    I love getting them for Walmart because there is always something we need there!

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  46. Ira — November 25, 2014 @ 2:12 pm (#)

    RW$Co, but if I don’t get a GC I still shop there 🙂

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  47. Karla+Sceviour — November 25, 2014 @ 3:06 pm (#)

    My fav is Walmart,because we don`t have much of a selection of stores to chose from around here.

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  48. Andrea Williams — November 25, 2014 @ 3:22 pm (#)

    I like Starbucks, Walmart, Chapters and Old Navy.

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  49. SueSueper — November 25, 2014 @ 3:28 pm (#)

    My favorite card would be from MARKS

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  50. Athena — November 25, 2014 @ 3:48 pm (#)

    Walmart

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  51. Doris+Calvert — November 25, 2014 @ 7:28 pm (#)

    Best Buy or WalMart are my favorite

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  52. angie smith — November 26, 2014 @ 9:17 am (#)

    i love RW&Co and target

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  53. Angie+Andrews — November 26, 2014 @ 12:02 pm (#)

    Chapters, or amazon.ca

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  54. Erika E — November 26, 2014 @ 2:30 pm (#)

    I like Superstore gift cards because of the variety of things available there.

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  55. mike k — November 26, 2014 @ 9:13 pm (#)

    wal-mart is my favorite gift card

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  56. Kayla+Gilbert — November 26, 2014 @ 10:24 pm (#)

    Walmart or shoppings Drug Mart.

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  57. KellyPC — November 26, 2014 @ 11:40 pm (#)

    I love getting cards from MileStones or the Keg!

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  58. Jody+D — November 27, 2014 @ 8:11 am (#)

    I love Walmart for their flexibility, and Winners for the bargains

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  59. angela+m — November 27, 2014 @ 1:19 pm (#)

    I love to get gift cards to Walmart and chapters.

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  60. l p — November 27, 2014 @ 3:28 pm (#)

    Safeway. thanks

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  61. ZJ — November 27, 2014 @ 8:28 pm (#)

    Walmart! We go there, like, ALWAYS.

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  62. Lisa+Smith — November 27, 2014 @ 10:19 pm (#)

    Walmart or Canadian tire is the best

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  63. Jenny — November 28, 2014 @ 4:56 pm (#)

    Chapters!

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  64. Linda — November 28, 2014 @ 5:30 pm (#)

    Chapters

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  65. suzi — November 28, 2014 @ 7:25 pm (#)

    it’s definitely indigo!

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  66. Treen Goodwin — November 29, 2014 @ 2:03 am (#)

    Walmart , superstore , sobeys would be my choices 🙂

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  67. Lee-Ann — November 29, 2014 @ 7:39 am (#)

    Canadian Tire – I just love them!

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  68. jan — November 29, 2014 @ 12:36 pm (#)

    right now I like gas cards

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  69. Jen+L — November 29, 2014 @ 2:17 pm (#)

    I love to get GC’s from Reitman’s bc it’s the only time I’ll stop and get myself some clothing.

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  70. shaunie — November 29, 2014 @ 5:38 pm (#)

    I would have to say it would be Hallmark

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  71. Carole+Dube — November 29, 2014 @ 9:32 pm (#)

    I like Cineplex I enjoy watching movies!

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  72. bev reid — November 30, 2014 @ 5:57 am (#)

    Canadian Tire and Chapters

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  73. maria — November 30, 2014 @ 10:58 am (#)

    sears

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  74. Calli — November 30, 2014 @ 12:05 pm (#)

    I love cards for sephora and target!

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  75. Krista+M — November 30, 2014 @ 5:47 pm (#)

    Old Navy is one of my faves as it can be used to outfit our whole family!

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  76. Andrew+P — November 30, 2014 @ 9:22 pm (#)

    Walmart is my fave

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  77. Sunshine+G — December 1, 2014 @ 6:38 am (#)

    Winners – they have everything!

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  78. Darci — December 1, 2014 @ 10:14 am (#)

    STARBUCKS!!!

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  79. Debbie S. — December 1, 2014 @ 7:33 pm (#)

    I love getting gift cards from Starbucks and Chapters

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  80. Susanne+scheper — December 1, 2014 @ 9:04 pm (#)

    fave retail store for cards would be walmart.

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  81. Brenda Lacourciere — December 2, 2014 @ 12:13 am (#)

    Walmart

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  82. Chris+Stockford — December 3, 2014 @ 1:00 pm (#)

    Walmart for me!

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  83. Nic — December 3, 2014 @ 5:14 pm (#)

    I love gift cards from Chapters!

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  84. Carol+Denny — December 5, 2014 @ 4:15 am (#)

    Shoppers or Walmart

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  85. Jennpup+(@jennpup) — December 5, 2014 @ 12:27 pm (#)

    I love getting cards to Target, USA or Canada 🙂

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  86. Jenness+M — December 5, 2014 @ 5:37 pm (#)

    From nine west as I’m a shoeaholic!

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  87. Amber+Y — December 5, 2014 @ 5:39 pm (#)

    I love getting old navy gift cards.

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  88. Marlene — December 5, 2014 @ 5:50 pm (#)

    H&M, Shoppers Drug mart

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  89. elaing8 — December 5, 2014 @ 9:00 pm (#)

    Walmart,Chapters and SuperStore

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  90. Karine — December 6, 2014 @ 8:18 am (#)

    Love Walmart!!

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  91. Lisa Neutel — December 6, 2014 @ 10:54 am (#)

    i usually get my gift cardsfrom walmart or local convenience store

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