More than 55 percent of American adults say they’d like to receive a gift card for Christmas, according to a National Retail Federation survey. That makes gift cards the most requested gift this year and a nearly $25 billion industry.
CouponSherpa.com and companion site GiftCardGranny.com make an excellent team to save you money during the holidays.
Gift Card Granny boasts the most comprehensive listing of discount gift cards you'll find on the Internet. She has partnered with the fine folks at eBay.com, Plastic Jungle and GiftCards.com to bring you super savings of up to 50-percent off values on gift cards to the most popular retailers.
While gift cards make great gifts, few people realize you also can use them to make everyday purchases or save on gifts themselves. For example, if you're interested in purchasing a new jacket at Macy's, buy a Macy's gift card discounted 10 to 30 percent off the card's value at GiftCardGranny.com and you'll save that amount on the jacket. Combine that savings with a coupon code from CouponSherpa.com for an additional savings on your order.
Both Gift Card Granny and Coupon Sherpa are members of The Frugals family of superhero web sites, designed to help you live as economically as possible. These caped crusaders scour the Internet for the best online coupons, discount gift cards, freebies and sweepstakes.
Other superheroes include Mr. Free Stuff, your guide to the best free stuff, free samples and freebies on the Internet. MrFreeStuff.com searches high and low to find qualified inks for the best free samples, free products and free services that will save you money and time and make your life easier. He also stands as a super defender against schemes, scams and time wasters, so you can focus on the real offers.
The final member of The Frugals family is Mrs. Sweepstakes, who works hard to find the best online sweepstakes and contests for you to enter. She knows how fun it can be to win and how much money you can save, so this superhero scours the Internet to help you win everything from a new car to a dream vacation to a big shopping spree.
MrsSweepstakes.com also protects you from evil-doer schemes, scams and junk contests, designed only to steal your time and cause trouble.