Gift cards make great gifts, especially when the card encourages your recipient to go out and have an experience instead of just buying more stuff. And you can find some great savings on restaurant gift cards right now.
Through the end of the year at many popular restaurant chains, when you buy a gift card, you can get an added bonus, which is basically like getting a free meal.
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey, gift cards are the most popular item on wish lists for the 12th year in a row and 60% of those surveyed said that’s what they asked for above clothing, accessories, books, movies, electronics, and more.
Just remember, the bonus cards and certificates usually can’t be used until January, and they have various expiration dates and exclusions. So be sure to read the fine print before you buy.
bd’s Mongolian Grill: Buy $25 in gift cards, get a $5 bonus card or buy $50 in gift cards and get a $15 bonus card. The bonus cards can be redeemed Jan. 1-March 31.