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Costco and Sam’s Club are best known as the land of big-screen TVs and jumbo packs of toilet paper, but don't skip the gift cards. You typically have to buy more than one, but the price can be as much as $20 or even $30 off face value. They also conveniently fit into an envelope or stocking, and can even be sent online. Chances are you'll find a great deal or two for yourself, too. Not a Costco member? Apply here. Is Sam's more your speed? Sign up for that club here.

Prices and availability are subject to change. Some items may be available in store at a lower sale price.

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Build-a-Bear
Costco

Build-A-Bear: Save $20

$80 for four $25 e-gift cards from Costco
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Give a gift of future fun to a little one (or four) with this four-pack of bear-y merry electronic gift cards to Build-A-Bear Workshop, where kids can make and personalize their own stuffed animals. The cards are good at 300 stores worldwide.

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Krispy Kreme Gift Cards
Sam's Club

Krispy Kreme: Save $12

$38 for five $10 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Why overpay for that delicious, delicious morning bout of sugar shock? Pick up your next dozen doughnuts for less with these nicely discounted gift cards. Homer Simpson would be proud.

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Romano's Macaroni Grill
Costco

Romano's Macaroni Grill: Save $25

$75 for two $50 gift cards from Costco
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Treat them to Old World comfort food like pasta, pizza, and, of course, a nice glass of vino with this Macaroni Grill gift-card deal. The cards are good at more than 80 locations nationwide.

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Chuck E Cheese
Sam's Club

Chuck E. Cheese: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Chuck E. Cheese still reigns supreme among the 10-and-under crowd, so why not spend less on that pizza and all those game credits? These gift cards are accepted at all but a handful of franchises nationwide.

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iFly Indoor Skydiving
Sam's Club

iFly: Save $30

$50 for one $80 gift card from Sam’s Club
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Chances are that hard-to-buy-for someone has never been skydiving — especially indoors. Redeem this voucher for two flights and a flight video and soar at any one of iFly's locations nationwide. Reservations are easy to make online.

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AMC Theatres
Costco

AMC Theatres

$50 for 10 tickets from Costco
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AMC wants you to come back to the movies, and it’s offering a pretty sweet deal with this 10 for $50 offer. These tickets are good at AMC locations in every state, and they don't expire. Regal and Cinemark are offering similar deals. 

Related: The Best Gifts for Movie Buffs

Outback Steakhouse: Save $25
Sam's Club

Outback Steakhouse: Save $25

$100 for five $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Mmmm … steak, and for less. Take advantage of Outback’s pickup or delivery services if you don’t want to dine out. Just be sure to save us some of that Bloomin’ Onion.

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Spafinder
Costco
dominos gift card
Sam's Club

Dominos: Save $10

$65 for three $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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It’s hard to go wrong with the gift of pizza, especially at a discount. These gift cards can be redeemed at Dominos’ thousands of U.S. stores whenever the idea of cooking seems entirely overrated.

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Sony PlayStation: Save $10
Costco
Aeropostale: Save $10
Sam's Club

Aeropostale: Save $10

$40 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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This mall staple for young-adult clothes is always running sales, and paying with gift cards from Sam’s will get you an even better deal. They’re good online and at any store in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

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California Pizza Kitchen
Costco

California Pizza Kitchen: Save $20

$80 for two $50 gift cards from Costco
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Pizza is always a winner, so a discounted gift card good at more than 200 California Pizza Kitchen locations is a stocking stuffer that's sure to please. And if they’re uncomfortable with a night out, CPK offers curbside pickup.

Ulta: Save $7
Sam's Club

Ulta: Save $7

$48 for two $25 gift cards and a $5 bonus card from Sam’s Club
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If you’re treating a beauty buff to some gifts from Ulta, grab gift cards at Sam’s first and you’ll save right off the bat. They can be redeemed at more than 1,000 Ulta stores nationwide and Ulta’s website. 

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Fanatics: Save $10
Costco

Fanatics: Save $10

$40 for a $50 e-gift cards from Costco
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Whether they're into Major League Baseball, pro football, NASCAR, or college sports, Fanatics has the officially licensed gear they'll want to wear to show their allegiance.

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Cold Stone Creamery $30 Value Gift Cards - 3 x $10
Sam's Club

Cold Stone Creamery: Save $7

$23 for three $10 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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The only thing sweeter than ice cream is paying less for it. Snag this deal before your next Cold Stone run, or treat someone to a tasty gift that’s sure to please.

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Bravo and Brio
Costco

Bravo and Brio: Save $20

$80 for four $25 gift cards from Costco
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Carb lovers, rejoice: Whether there's a Bravo or a Brio in your neighborhood, these discounted gift cards have you covered. They're good at all locations of both Italian chains nationwide.

Get Air: Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Get Air: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Get Air’s massive trampoline parks are the ultimate place for kids to burn energy when it’s cold outside, but take note: They’re also a great place for adults to get a good workout, too.

nutrisystem
Costco

Nutrisystem: Save $20

$80 for one $100 gift card from Costco
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Granted, you may not want to give a diet-related gift card unless you’re sure the recipient would appreciate it, but this is a great deal for anyone who wants to cut calories on an easy-to-follow program for less. 

O'Charley's Restaurant and Bar
Costco

O'Charley's Restaurant and Bar: Save $30

$70 for four $25 gift cards from Costco
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One of our favorites for its free kids' meals, O'Charley's is one of the more budget-friendly family restaurants out there. This deal makes it even more so, and the gift cards are good at all of the chain's 230-plus locations nationwide.

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Bob Evans: Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Bob Evans: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Whether you’re craving a homey breakfast, lunch, or dinner, enjoy some farm-to-table comfort food at a nice discount with these gift cards, redeemable at hundreds of restaurants in 17 states.

Xbox: Save $10
Costco

Xbox: Save $10

$90 for one $100 e-gift card from Costco
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Know an Xbox enthusiast? Make it rain with digital dollars for less. Better yet, the e-mailed codes can be redeemed for immediate use.

Related: Hottest Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Apparently, there is such a thing as a free lunch. Whether you give them as gifts or keep them both to yourself, buying these Potbelly gift cards means the next toasted sandwich won’t make as much of a dent in your wallet.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Save $20
Costco

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Save $20

$80 for four $25 e-gift cards from Costco
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Dig into that next dish of spaghetti or lasagna with a little less guilt by saving some cash before indulging. These gift cards are good at any Carrabba’s in the U.S.

Steak ’n Shake: Save Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Steak ’n Shake: Save Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Paying with these gift cards instead of cash is the equivalent of getting two free meals at Steak n Shake, where $5 or $6 can still buy lunch or dinner. They’re good at more than 500 locations across the country.

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Roblox: Save $5
Costco

Roblox: Save $5

$45 for one $50 e-gift card from Costco
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If there’s a Roblox-crazed gamer kid in your family, you’ve probably been begged for Robux more times than you care to remember. Consider this e-gift card the gift of silence, with the added bonus of a little savings.

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Studio Movie Grill: Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Studio Movie Grill: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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While this is a gift that might be better saved for a post-pandemic night on the town, it’s hard to argue with the convenience of in-theater dining, or the comfort of Studio Movie Grill’s large, cushy recliners.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse: Save $20
Costco

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse: Save $20

$80 for two $50 gift cards from Costco
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A date night at Fleming’s is a pricey proposition, so enjoy yourself a little more (and get that appetizer or glass of wine for free) by paying with these gift cards instead.

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Google Play: Save $5
Sam's Club

Google Play: Save $5

$95 for one $100 gift card from Sam’s Club
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Android users can save a bit of cash on their next books, movies, and games (or make those in-app purchases feel a little less guilty) with this deal. Codes can be redeemed directly in the Google Play shop.

Nintendo eShop: Save $5
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Nintendo eShop: Save $5

$45 for one $50 e-gift card from Costco
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Please a Switch-obsessed kid with the opportunity to download another game, and satisfy your budget by paying less. The funds can be applied directly to Nintendo accounts, so there’s no opportunity to lose a card.

Defy Extreme Air Sports: Save $12.50
Sam's Club

Defy Extreme Air Sports: Save $12

$38 for two $25 gift cards from Sam’s Club
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Defy is more than a trampoline park: There are air tracks for tumbling, giant foam pits, ninja courses, and more. Get an upfront discount on tickets by buying these discounted gift cards, good at more than 60 locations across the country.

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