2016 Holiday Gift Card Bonus Offers for Restaurants & Retailers

The holidays are here, and so are the great gift card offers! Buying your gift cards around the holiday season is the BEST time to buy them. Why? You get more for your money. If you love to eat out, you can stock up on gift cards to use during the years. Or, if you love to give these as gift ideas, then it’s a way to spread the love with just a little money out of pocket. We put together a list of holiday gift cards with bonus offers. This means, if you buy $50 worth of gift cards, you will get something back (usually a free $10 gift card from that restaurant or retailer). Plus, if you are shopping at stores like Meijer or Kroger, you can double dip on those gift card offers (see note at the bottom of this post).

Plus, I’m giving away a $25 Gift Card to Applebee’s (available to use at Michigan locations only)

and a $25 MOD Pizza Gift Card (Detroit METRO area)

If you would like to be considered for one of these gift card offers, drop me a comment in the comment section: Let me know which restaurant you would love to have a free gift card for and why!

MODS Pizza Gift Card offer

2016 Holiday Gift Card Bonus Offers for Restaurants & Retailers

Holiday Gift Card and Bonus Offers for Restaurants and Retailers

Restaurant Bonus Gift Card Offers 2016!

Applebee’s: receive a $10 bonus card when you buy $50 gift cards thru 1/7/17. Bonus card expires 3/6/17.

Benihana: receive $10 bonus card when you buy $50 gift cards. Promotional cards are valid from 1/2 – 3/31/17.

BJ’s Restaurants: receive a $10 bonus card when you buy $50 gift cards or $25 bonus with $100 purchase thru 12/25/16. Also receive a 20% off VIP card delivered via email. Bonus card and VIP card valid 12/26/16 – 2/13/17.

Bonefish Grill: receive $10 bonus gift card when you buy $50 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-2/8/17.

Bravo: receive $20 in bonus gift card with every $100 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-3/15/17.

Brio: receive $20 in bonus gift card with every $100 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-3/15/17.

Bucca di Beppo: receive a $10 reward card when you buy a $50 gift card. Reward card valid 1/1-2/28/17.

California Pizza Kitchen: receive a $20 rewards card when you buy $100 worth of gift cards until 1/2/17. Bonus card valid 1/9-2/26/17.

Carrabba’s: receive $10 bonus gift card when you buy $50 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-2/8/17.

Chili’s: receive a $10 bonus card when you buy $50 worth of gift cards. Bonus card valid thru 2/8/17

Claim Jumper: receive a $10 bonus card when you purchase $50 in gift cards thru 12/24. Bonus card is valid 1/2-5/31/17.

Denny’s: receive a FREE $5 Denny’s coupon for every $25 Gift Card purchase. Redeem $5 coupon offer 1/1/16 thru 3/31/17.

Eddie Vs: receive 10% back in Bonus gift cards and an elegant martini set when you spend $500+.

First Watch: receive $20 Bonus Bucks when you buy $100 in gift cards.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhousereceive a $25 Holiday Bonus Card for every $150 in gift card purchases. Available Oct 31, 2016 – Jan 1, 2017, Online or in Restaurants. Redeemable Jan 2 – Mar 30, 2017. Gift Cards may not be redeemed on the day of purchase.

Joe’s Crab Shack: receive $30 coupon booklet when you buy $25 in gift cards.

Landry’s Locations: receive a $10 bonus card when you purchase $50 in gift cards thru 12/24. Bonus card is valid 1/2-5/31/17.

LongHorn Steakhouse: Receive $5 off bonus coupon when you buy $25 in gift cards online. Bonus card is valid 1/1 – 2/5/17 for $5 off the purchase of two adult entrées.

Maggianos: receive a $20 promotional Bonus Card for every $100 in gift cards. Plus receive a subscription to Food and Wine Magazine (or ask for refund!) Promotional Gift Card valid on $50+ purchase from 1/2- 2/29/17.

Max & Erma’s: receive a $5 bonus card for every $25 you buy in gift cards. Bonus cards are valid 1/1/ – 3/31/17. {no longer in the Lansing area}

Menchie’s: receive a $5 bonus card for every $25 you buy in gift cards. Bonus cards are valid until 6/30/17!

MOD’s Pizza (Michigan- Detroit METRO areas)-  For every $25 Gift Card purchased, receive a FREE MOD-Size Pizza or salad and a fountain drink.

Montgomery Inn: receive a $20 bonus gift card when you buy $100 in gift cards. Bonus card valid 1/2-3/31/17.

Morton’s: receive a $10 bonus card when you purchase $50 in gift cards thru 12/24. Bonus card is valid 1/2-5/31/17.

Noodles & Company: receive a $5 bonus card for every $25 you buy in gift cards. Bonus cards are valid until 11/14/16-1/16/17.

Olive Garden: Receive $10 off bonus coupon when you buy $50 in gift cards. Bonus card is valid 1/1 – 3/31/17

Outback Steakhouse: receive $10 bonus gift card when you buy $50 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-2/8/17.

Panera: participating restaurants- receive $10 bonus card when you buy $50 in gift cards

P.F. Chang’s: receive a $20 bonus card for every $100 you spend on gift cards online. Bonus card valid 1/01/2016 – 3/31/2017.

Red Lobster: receive $10 off bonus coupon or Free appetizer when you buy $50 in gift cards online. Bonus coupon is valid 1/2/17 – 2/5/17

Red Robin: receive a $5 Bonus Buck Rewards card when you buy a $25-$45 gift card.

Roy’s: receive $20 bonus gift card when you buy $100 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-2/11/17.

Ruby Tuesday: receive $5 bonus coupon when you buy $25 and $15 bonus coupon when you buy $50 in Ruby Tuesday Gift Cards (plus free Shipping!). Free bonus coupons delivered via email and are valid from 1/2/-2/28/17.

Rusty Bucket : receive a $10 bonus card when you buy $50 gift card purchase. Bonus card valid 1/2-2/28/17 (This is one of my faves!)

Ruth’s Chris: receive 10% Bonus Card when you buy $250 or more in gift cards. Holiday bonus cards valid 1/1 through 3/31/17.

Steak ‘n Shake: receive a $5 Bonus certificate when you buy $20 in gift cards. Certificate valid 1/5-2/28/17.

Texas Roadhouse: receive $5 bonus eGift Card when you buy $30 in Texas Roadhouse Gift Cards Online. eGift Card emailed within 7 days of purchase.

TGI Friday’s: receive $10 bonus bites card when you purchase $50 in gift cards. Bonus card redeemable 1/1-2/28/17.

Tony Roma’s: receive $15 in RomaBucks For every $50 in Tony Roma’s Gift Cards you purchase. RomaBucks are valid 1/2 – 3/21/17.

Uno Chicago Grill: receive a $5 bonus voucher when you buy $25 in gift cards. Promotional Gift Card valid 1/2- 2/13/17.

White Castle: receive $5 promo card when you buy $25 in gift cards, while supplies last. Promotional Gift Card valid 1/2- 2/28/17.

Yard House: Receive $10 bonus card with every $50 gift card purchase thru 1/1/17.

Retail Gift Card Offers 2016!

Barnes & Noble: receive free $10 eGift Card when you buy $75 or more of Gift Cards or eGift Cards.

The Children’s Place: receive a $10 off coupon when you buy $40 in Gift Cards.

DSW: receive a $5 bonus gift card and free box when you buy $50 in gift cards thru 12/26/16. Bonus card is valid between 1/6-1/29/17.

Giant Eagle: receive $0.20 in Fuel Perks for every $50 in gift card purchases. Limited time offer (thru 12/7) on select gift cards.

Half Price Books: receive a $5 bonus gift card when you buy $25 in gift cards. Gift cards must be purchased by 12/24/16, bonus gift card valid 1/1-1/31/17.

JCPenney: receive $25 off $25 coupon when you buy $100 in gift cards, ends 11/26. Coupon redeemable 11/27-12/24/16

Kroger: receive 4x the fuel points with gift card purchases.

L. L. Bean: receive a $10 gift card with a $50 purchase, plus free shipping.

Meijer: Meijer: Hot Gift Card Deals this week!!! {$50 worth for $35!!}

 

**HUGE TIP: Did you know you can buy gift cards (from like Kroger, where you can get 4x in fuel points right now. Or at Meijer where you can get the personalized reward offer), then go to the participating store and buy their gift card offer using gift cards?!!! Yes, I’ve done this in the past, and it’s a great way to save money and get the best bang for your buck! (do keep in mind that every store does not allow this, so read their terms and conditions on their website).

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Comments

  1. I would love to win an Applebees card! I like to go for half price apps!
    Thanks for the offer

  2. Kailee Bowman says:

    I would love to win a Applebees card. I have never been there, and would love to try it.

  3. Jami Czachowrski says:

    We love Applebees! Well I think my 4 year old loves it the most. It’s one of the restaurants she can order her favorite dish: macaroni and cheese with broccoli! I would love to be able to treat her to a special dinner for doing a great job in school ❤️

  4. Applebee’s, yum, yum. Buying the Panera gift cards for gifts

  5. Stacey S. says:

    Applebee’s! I’m a graduating senior at MSU and I just want to treat myself (and my roommates) a little bit!

    Happy Holidays

  6. Antashia briggs says:

    I would love an applebees card! My husband and I love their aps, but never go cause money is tight! This would be an AWESOME date night surprise ♡
    Thank you

  7. Amy Kunkel says:

    I would love to win the applebees gift card. We are now a family of five after taking in my nephew. We are no thanks able to on eat out very often

  8. Mary Schaeffer says:

    I would love to get an Applebee’s GC. We are a family of six and one income. We rarely go out to eat as a family so this would be great!

  9. Joanna Shimmons says:

    I would love either, both sound great. I do love Applebees food better but MOD is good too. Thanks for being amazing to all of us.

  10. Applebees. My son loves boneless wings. Would to treat him on a date before new baby comes. Happy holidays

  11. Michelle Golembiewski says:

    Would love to win an Applebee’s gift card. Hubby and i love to have some time away for a few hours.

  12. Patricia Dye says:

    Would LOVE a Applebee’s gift card. My 3 Granddaughters enjoy our visits . They say that is our “Special ” Place. Love their food and Atmosphere. Happy Holidays!

  13. Rachel Dean says:

    I would love a gift card to Applebee’s because I love their food choices. Thanks for the opp!

  14. Thanks for the great site,

  15. I would LOVE the applebees gift card. My grandson just loves the boneless chicken wings. Yumm!!! Thank You for ALL that you do!!

  16. Carol DeFour says:

    Would love a Applebees gift card.

  17. Nancy Kirkby says:

    Love. Applebees..
    thank you for all you guts do!!

  18. I would love rhe Applebees gift certificate. We love it. I also wanted to tell you how much all the help and coupons offered are appreciated.

  19. Hi Tatanisha, I would love to try MOD Pizza. Thank you so much for working so hard to let us know about all the deals available.

  20. I would love an Applebees gift card. My son and I enjoy going on Mother/Son dates there for the lunch special…soup, salad, and a breadstick. It is win-win. I get to spend time with him and we get yummy food too! Thanks for the chance!

  21. Lesley Hartzler says:

    I would love the Applebees gift card because they have great food and my kids really like it too 🙂

  22. Carol Iverson says:

    Thank you so much for doing this. I would love Applebees. Carol I

  23. Nancy Thibodeau says:

    I would love an Applebee gift card. Thanks in advance.

  24. Tiffany Lusk says:

    I would love the Applebee’s gift card because I would love to give them a second chance. We have only ate there one time and we had a bad experience so it has been difficult to spend the money to try it again.

  25. Applebee’s! Absolutely love their burger night! Thank you for everything you do! Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

  26. AppleBees is my favorite!!

  27. Thanks for the great tips!

  28. Keith Michelle Hurst says:

    Would love a giftcard to Applebees to take our family to for dinner. Would be an amazing family outing! Thank you and Merry Christmas ❤

  29. I would love to win a MOD Pizza gift card! My triplets love to go there and pick out all of the toppings for their own personal pizzas. One of the triplets is diabetic and she can choose from lots of low carb toppings. AWESOME!!!

  30. magianno’s…. a fav dine out spot for my family

  31. Rachel Mendez says:

    While I would be happy with either gift card, I would be especially grateful if I won the MOD gift card! Pizza is my family’s favorite for sure!! We could enjoy a night out with great food and great fun!

  32. Teresa Kushnereit says:

    I love Applebee’s. I take my youngest son there for our date and sharing time for the last 5 years. He is graduating high-school this year and then moving to Washington state to go to school. Making special memories with him.

  33. stephanie denton says:

    I would love the mod pizza my sons favorite. thank you

  34. Lisa Thomas Varrie says:

    Thank you for ll the gelp that you take time to give. If given the opportunity to win a GC to Applebees donate it (under your name and site) to a Family that our church has chosen to adopt for Christmas. They were burned out in November a Mother with three children.

  35. deb Kovac says:

    Applebee’s is my choice of restaurant. Thanks for the chance.

  36. Love Applebee’s, they have some many good things to choose from!

  37. I would love the gift card to AppleBee’s. Only every been there a couple times with my family.

  38. Amanda M. says:

    I’d love either card! Never been to MOD pizza and haven’t been to Applebee’s in forever.

    Definitely going out for some gift cards later! Thanks for posting

  39. Thanks you! I would love an Applebees gift card!

  40. Applebee’s! Thanks for the great gift ideas.

  41. Wow thank you for a chance like this! We love Applebee’s! Have a Merry Christmas.

  42. I would love to win the card and use it on a winter vacation. Every bit helps reduce costs! Thanks!

  43. I want to thank you once again for the MDIMO group. Your tips are great. To win would be great but I just want to say THANK YOU! Merry Christmas

  44. I would love to win a gift card for Olive Garden so that I can take my daughter! That is our favorite place to go and has been for over 10 years now!!!

  45. Tatanisha, aside from your giveaways, thank you for all your hard work you do on Meijer Deals FB page. You are an inspiration to couponers like myself to work hard to save money through couponing. I find that you and your admins answer questions promptly and in a friendly, encouraging way. Thank you for that! I would enjoy an Applebees gift card … it would a treat to take my family out to dinner. <3

  46. Mindy Latka says:

    We love applebee! 🙂

  47. I’d do love ❤️ to win the Applebees gc! Thank you so very much for all the savings that you’ve helped with. I’m so grateful.

  48. I would love Applebee’s! Family dinner out with my kids is always a fun evening.

  49. Diana Terry says:

    Would love to win the Applebee’s card. Cannot dine out much, it is so expensive. Thank you for always being so generous with your time to help us be smarter shoppers.

  50. I would love to win the Applebee’s gift card. It is my husband’s favorite place to eat and we don’t get to go out very often with four kids! Also, thank you for the chance!!! I love your page, you have saved my family so much money!! Thank you for all your hard work!

  51. Gloria Bandy says:

    Thank you so much for all the time and effort put into this site!!!! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

  52. Kendra Brege says:

    I would love to be considered for the Applebee’s gift card so I could go on a date night with my husband. Even with working on my couponing skills, money’s tight especially around the holidays. Thank you for all your helpful money saving tips here and on Facebook!

  53. Thanks for this list. Its super helpful!

  54. Applebees…… My oldest had a house fire so along with buying things for her house i am trying to get her stocked up with gift cards to places i know she frequents….Applebees is one place she goes to during half off appetizer nights with her friends…..

  55. Love a Applebees card. My moms favorite place to go when we visit.

  56. Dawn Thomas says:

    I would love to win an Applebee’s card. My husband has been in the hospital most of the holidays and I would love to take him on a date.

  57. Would love Applebees gift card! My son loves the cheese sticks! Would be a great birthday dinner!. Thanks for all you do on here and offer these great gifts!

  58. X'Lecia Hill says:

    I love food and traveling as much as you! Definitely would love to take my mom out to dinner since losing my job before Christmas. Applebee’s isn’t too far and right in our area. Thank you for all you do! I live to learn

  59. Diana Terry says:

    Applebee”s, please. Would love to treat a friend to dinner.

  60. Alisha Riase says:

    Thanks for all the tips on good ways to save money <3. I would love the applebees card for my husband for working so hard to provide for our very large family.

  61. I always enjoy trying new restaurants. I love red lobster, it’s my all time favorite. Great deals on gift cards.

  62. Great list – thank you!

  63. Holl Wilkerson says:

    I would like a free gift card to either place, cause it’s free and I’m hungry! Ha ha. Thanks for all you do. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

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