It may be the season of gift-giving, but it’s also a time for gift-getting! Lots of restaurants and retailers are offering incentives in the form of free bonus cards, treats and even coupons when you purchase their gift cards. We’ve collected the best free gift card bonuses for 2017 to help you boost your gift-giving game!
AMF Bowling. Get a $10 Bonus Card towards your next bowling trip when you purchase $50 in AMF gift cards. Offer valid for online gift card purchases only. Good through 12/26.
Applebees. Get a $10 Bonus Card when you purchase $50 in gift cards. Offer valid until 1/7/2018 and bonus card may be redeemed through 3/4/2018.
BJ’s Brewhouse. Buy $50 in gift cards, get $10. Buy $100, get $25. Plus, every gift card purchase over $50 gets you a VIP card good for 20% off 1/1/2018 through 2/13/2018.
Black Angus Steakhouse. Get $10 in Bonus Bucks with $50 gift card purchase until 12/31/17.
Bonefish Grill. Get a $10 Bonus Card when you purchase at least $50 in gift cards. Bonus Cards are valid through 2/11/18.
Buffalo Wild Wings. Get a $5 eBonus coupon when you purchase a $25 gift card. This deal runs until 12/31/17. There is a limit of 4 coupons per transaction and coupons can be redeemed through February of 2018.
Buca di Beppo. Purchase a $50 gift card and receive two $10 reward cards. Reward cards are valid January through February of 2018.
California Pizza Kitchen. Get a $20 promotional card when you purchase $100 in gift cards. Offer valid through 1/1/18 and promotional cards can be redeemed from 1/8/18 to 2/25/18.
Carrabba's. Get a $10 Bonus Card to use in January when you purchase $50 in gift cards. Take advantage of this offer until Dec. 31.
The Children's Place. Get a $10 off coupon when you purchase at least $40 in gift cards. This offer is good for plastic or e-gift cards and lasts until Christmas Day.
Chili's. When you purchase $50 in gift cards, you will receive a $10 Bonus Card to be used during a future Chili’s visit.
Claim Jumper. Buy $50 in gift cards to receive a $10 Landry’s Rewards Card to be used from January through May of 2018. Offer is available until Christmas Eve.
Del Taco. Get rewarded in food when you buy Del Taco gift cards! Get a free small combo meal with $30 in gift cards, or four free combo meals with a $100 gift card order. Combo meal coupons are good through 3/4/18.
DSW. Get a free Bonus Card worth $5 with every $50 gift card you purchase. Get $20 when you purchase $100 in gift cards. Bonus Cards are valid from 1/5/18 to 1/27/18.
Einstein Bros. Bagels. Get a $5 Bonus Card free when you buy a $25 gift card.
Golden Corral. Get $5 in Bonus Bucks when you purchase $25 in online or plastic gift cards. Order by December 21 for ensured delivery. Bonus Bucks activate starting in January.
Half Price Books. Get $5 with every $25 gift card you purchase. This offer is good until Christmas Eve.
IHOP. Free $5 coupon to use later when you purchase $25 in IHOP gift cards. Valid until Jan. 1.
Jamba Juice. Get a $5 off coupon when you purchase $25 in online gift cards. This offer is valid until the first of the year. Bonus coupon is valid through January of 2018.
LongHorn Steakhouse. Purchase $25 in online gift cards and receive a $5 Bonus Card to be used on the purchase of 2 adult entrees through 2/4/18.
Maggiano's. Get a $20 Bonus Card when you spend $100 in gift cards through 12/31/17. Bonus Card activates January 1 and runs through 2/26/18.
Noodles & Company. Get a $5 Bonus Card for every $25 Crave Card purchase you make. Ends Dec. 31. Bonus Cards are valid until January 16.
Olive Garden. For every $50 you spend in gift cards, get a $10 Bonus Card. This offer is valid until the first of the year, and Bonus Cards may be used from 1/2/18 to 3/31/18.
Outback Steakhouse. Get a $10 Bonus Card for every $50 you spend on gift cards. Gift cards can be purchased until December 31. Bonus Cards are valid 1/1/18 through 2/11/18.
Panera Bread. Get a $10 Bonus Card for every $50 gift card you purchase through December 31.
P.F. Chang's. Get a $20 Bonus Card when you purchase $100 in gift cards from P.F. Chang’s through Dec. 31.
Red Lobster. Choose between a free appetizer or a $10 off coupon when you buy a $50 gift card at Red Lobster. Offer expires 12/31/17.
Red Robin. Get a $5 Bonus Buck Card when you purchase a $25 Red Robin gift card. Get $10 when you purchase a $50 gift card.
Regal Cinemas. Get a $10 concessions gift card with $50 eCard purchase. Redeem concessions card 1/1/18 through 2/28/18.
Ruby Tuesday. Get a free $15 Bonus Card with every $50 gift card purchase you make.
Sephora. Enjoy a complimentary 45 minute makeover with $50 gift card purchase. Your recipient will also get a makeover when they redeem their gift card.
Soma. Buy $100 in plastic or digital gift cards and get $20 for you. Offer valid until Christmas Eve.
Steak 'n Shake. Get a free $5 certificate when you buy $20 in gift cards at participating restaurants. Valid until January 3.
Tony Roma's. Earn $15 in Roma Bucks for every $50 in eGift cards you send. Offer valid through 12/31/17.