'Tis the season, y'all!
Yep, this is the time of year when many restaurants start offering free gift cards when you buy a certain amount of gift cards. For instance, Bob Evans will give you a $10 gift card when you buy $50 in gift cards from them. 20% extra exceed what you'll ever earn in fuel perks by buying your gift cards at the grocery store.
The idea behind this is technically that you could buy your friend a $50 gift card and keep the $10 for yourself, but if you typically eat there, why not keep all $60 for yourself?
Look around at your favorite restaurants--you'll see many are participating in something like this. We're creatures of habit, so we go to the same restaurants all the time. We'll be buying at least $50 in Bob Evans gift cards, probably at least one gift card to Chipotle (or more!) (they are giving you a free burrito for every $25 gift card you purchase), and maybe an Outback Steakhouse gift card as a special treat to ourselves.
No reason not to treat yourself (and save money you would've spent anyway!) this holiday season.
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