Saturday, December 4th, 2010 by Krissy 1,121 Comments »
What's more better than surprising a friend or loved one with a gift card? Really easy gift! There's no picking and choosing! Simply figure out how much you want to give and give the gift of love by sending them an American Express Gift Card.
This year, the American Express Gift Card that you give your friend or loved one may be worth more than you think. American Express Gift Cards is introducing the “Season of Surprises” promotion. Those who receive an American Express Gift Card can go online at americanexpress.com/holiday2010 to enter their Gift Card number and see if they have won one of 2,000 $25 Gift Cards or ten $10,000 instant win prizes. Once online, consumers will also be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win the grand prize of $100,000.
It’s no surprise that gift cards still top the list of the most popular item consumers will give this holiday season.** However, in an competitive holiday shopping environment, retailers and companies alike are looking for creative ways to reach consumers. This month, American Express Gift Cards introduced “Season of Surprises,” its new holiday promotion where $250,000 in prizes is up for grabs – including a $100,000 grand prize – as a way of potentially giving its customers a little more this holiday season.
As part of the Season of Surprises promotion, thousands of American Express Gift Cards will be worth more.* Those who receive an American Express Gift Card can go online at americanexpress.com/holiday2010 to enter their Gift Card number and see if they have won one of 2,000 $25 Gift Cards or ten $10,000 instant win prizes. Once online, consumers will also be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win the grand prize of $100,000. The promotion runs from November 15 until February 1, 2011.
Gift Cards Remain Popular
According to a recent study** conducted by American Express, gift cards remain the most popular item consumers will give this holiday season (53%). In addition, some consumers are getting creative with holiday shopping funds—using unused gift cards they received in the past to cover their holiday shopping costs (12%).The average American will spend $710 on holiday gifts this year.
More about American Express Gift Cards
American Express Gift Cards have no fees after purchase -- no fees for activation, no fees for checking a balance, no fees for monthly servicing, no fees for card replacement, and the funds on the cards never expire. Replaceable for free if lost or stolen, the American Express Gift Card is available in denominations from $25 to $500, with an upfront purchase price ranging from $2.95 to $6.95. American Express Gift Cards can be redeemed at U.S. retailers and restaurants that accept American Express Cards, and can be purchased at more than 70,000 retail outlets and online at americanexpress.com/gift. Gift Cards cannot be used at cruise lines, for recurring billing charges, at casinos or ATMs. See additional terms and conditions at americanexpress.com/gift.
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