2017’s Best Gift Cards – Most Popular, Biggest Discount & Highest Resale – WalletHub Report

Report from WalletHub: With 41% of people saying gift cards are what they want most this holiday season, continuing a decade-plus trend of gift cards topping the list of the most popular holiday presents, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best Gift Cards...

2017’s Best Gift Cards – Most Popular, Biggest Discount & Highest Resale – WalletHub Report With 41% of people saying gift cards are what they want most this holiday season, continuing a decade-plus trend of gift cards topping the list of the most popular holiday presents, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best Gift Cards, which includes 10 money-saving gift card tips to help shoppers spread cheer on the cheap.

Here are some highlights from WalletHub’s report:

Best Gift Cards (WalletHub Score) Biggest Buyer Discount1)iTunes Gift Card (70 points) 1)Dunkin Donuts Gift Card (24.83% discount)2)Starbucks Gift Card (60 points) 2)Fandango Gift Card (19.90% discount)3)Walmart Gift Card (60 points) 3)H&M Gift Card (15.03% discount)4)Victoria's Secret Gift Card (55 points) 4)Cabelas Gift Card (13.51% discount)5)Amazon Gift Card (55 points) 5)Olive Garden Gift Card (12.06% discount) Most Popular Gift Cards Highest Resale Value ($100 Gift Card)1)Amazon Gift Card ( rank 1 ) 1)Netflix Gift Card ($86.11 value)2)Visa Gift Card ( rank 1 ) 2)Best Buy Gift Card ($85.30 value)3)Walmart Gift Card ( rank 3 ) 3)Walmart Gift Card ($84.92 value)4)iTunes Gift Card ( rank 4 ) 4)Apple Store Gift Card ($84.25 value)5)American Express Gift Card ( rank 4 ) 5)Applebees Gift Card ($83.40 value)
Other Key Findings:

  • Trader Joe's gift cards have seen the biggest increase in popularity in the past year.

  • Apple Store gift cards and H&M gift cards have seen the biggest drop in popularity.

  • Gift cards for Cinemark ($55.81) and Dunkin Donuts ($61.84) have the lowest resale value.

  • The year’s least discounted gift cards belong to Costco (0.04%) and Netflix (0.10%).

For the full list of 2017’s best gift cards, plus 10 money-saving gift card tips, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-gift-cards/27133/

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