RETAILER EXPLANATION POLICIES

Advanced Auto Parts

Can be used one time only for the amount indicated on the card with the difference refunded in cash.

Avis Rent A Car

Renters must agree to and sign Avis' standard rental agreement in order to use the certificate.

Bass Pro Shops

Store and catalog shopping.

Bath & Body Works

Also good at White Barn Candles.

Bed, Bath & Beyond

May be used for on-line purchases but there is a 2 card limit per order.

Best Western Hotels

Good nationwide.Cards not accepted by concessions located in the hotel that are not owned by Best Western.

Cabela's

Redeemable at all Cabela's locations, catalog purchases , and on-line purchases.

Carson Pirie Scott/Younkers 

Carson Pirie Scott/Younkers cards also good at Bergner's, Boston Store, and Herberger's.  Cannot be used for charge account payments.

Carters/OshKosh

Carters cards also good at Oshkosh B'gosh.  Redeemable in store or on-line.

Cheesecake Factory

Can be used nationwide at restaurants as well as on line at www.thecheesecakefactory.com.

Chili's

Also good at Maggiano's, On the Border, and Macaroni Grill.

Choice Hotels/Comfort Inn

Also redeemable at Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, and MainStay Suites. 

Claires

Crate & Barrel

Also good at Afterthoughts and Icing.

Also good at Land of Nod and CB2.

CVS Pharmacy

Redeemable at all locations nationwide.Not redeemable for online purchases.Limit of 5 cards per transaction.

Discover Universal

Complete instructions come with card.  No activation fee.  No cash access or recurring payments.  Cannot be used to pay your Discover bill.

Disney

Can be used to purchase complete vacation packages at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, or select elements, including hotel stays, theme park admission, recreation, tours, merchandise and dining. Can be used with Disney Cruise Line for vacation packages and for payment toward on-board purchases.  Can be used for purchases at over 300 Disney Store locations and online at DisneyShopping.com.

Eddie Bauer 

No outlet store purchases.  Store or catalog purchases only.  No charge payments.  For catalog purchases, provide certificate #'s to operator.  Unusuaed balances will be issued as a new certificate.  Call 1-800-426-8020 for catalog.

Fannie May

There is a four card limit for on-line purchases.  May not be used at outlet store.

Fuel

Speedway also good at Super America. Speedway , Shell, and Exxon/Mobil are debit cards valid at pump or in store for fuel and merchandise

GameStop

Also good at Funcoland, EB Games, Babbages, Electronics Boutique, EBX, Planet X, and Software Etc.

Footlocker

Also good at Kids Footlocker and Lady Footlocker.

Gap

Groupon

Also good at Gap Kids and Baby Gap.No charge payments.

To redeem the gift card, the card holder must be a Groupon account holder or create an account on Groupon.com.

Home Depot

Also good at Home Expo.

Hyatt Hotels

Honored at participating Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in the U.S. for all publicly listed, available room rates, and packages; cannot be used for convention, group, travel industry, tour or advance purchase business.Can be used for room stay, restaurant, gift shop purchases.No change given.

JC Penney

Cannot be used for charge card payments. May be used in-store, on-line, or for catalog orders.

Jewel

Also good at Osco.

Kohls

Can be used for charge payments.Do not mail debit cards.Pay in-store.

K-Mart Cash Card

Cannot be used for K-Mart charge account balances.Registers will only allow a maximum of 8 cash cards per transaction.If your purchase is larger than the value of 8 cards, go to the service desk and have them convert the dollars all onto one card.Cash cards can be used to pay on layaways at a register, but they are not accepted at the layaway desk and may not be used to pay off the layaway in its entirety.

Landry's Seafood

Can be redeemed at any Landry's Seafood restaurant nationwide, including Rain Forest Café.  Go to www.landrysseafood.com.

Land's End

Can be redeemed on-line at www.landsend.com or through catalog.

Lane Bryant

Also good at Catherine's

Lettuce Ent. You

For a complete list of participating restaurants or go to their web site at www.leye.com.

Limited

May not be used at Limited Too.

L.L. Bean

Gift certificates have no expiration date and may be redeemed on-line, over the phone, by mail or at any L.L. Bean retail store.

Macys

Cannot be used for charge account payments.

Lowes Home Improve.

Cannot be used for charge account payments and cannot be used with a conractor's discount.

Marcus Theaters

Certificates may be used for movie tickets and concession stand purchases.

Menards

If certificate's value is larger than purchase, Menard's will issue a credit in lieu of change.No charge payments.

Office Max/Office Depot

Can be used at both Office Max and Office Depot.  Redeemable at store locations only.Cannot be redeemed online or via phone.No charge card payments.

Olive Garden

Also good at Red Lobster, Smokey Bones, and Bahama Breeze.

 Oriental Trading

 Good for purchases of merchandise at orientaltrading.com.  A maximum of five (5) gift cards may be redeemed at one time.

Penneys

Can be used for charge payments.Do not mail debit cards.

Pizza Hut

If using gift cards to pay for home delivery, you must give the order taker your card number when placing your order.Delivery person cannot take gift cards for payment at time of delivery unless it was redeemed over the phone.

Ritz-Carlton Hotels 

 Certificates must be used in full.  No change back will be given.

shutterfly.com

On-line photo service designed to hlep you get film-quality prints from your digital camera delivered to your door. Go to www.shutterfly.com to learn more.

Sony/Loews/Cineplex

Certificates may be used for movie tickets and concession stand purchases.

Sears

 

 

Also good at The Great Indoors.  Gift cards cannot be used for charge payments.15 card limit on one transaction.Gift cards may not be used at photo studios that are not located inside of a Sears store.  Many retailers that use the Sears name are franchises (i.e., optical, dental)  .Call them before assuming you can use the gift card at their place of business. 

Spa Finder

Redeemable at any one of hundreds of participating merchants.No longer redeemdable atMario Tricoci Hair Salons and Day Spas.May be used for "day" or "stay" services.Certificates come with a directory of spas.Visit www. spafinder.com for more information.

Sports Authority

Also good at Sportmart,Oshman's and Gart Sports.

Staples

Cannot be used for catalog or internet shopping.

Starbucks

Debit cardmay be used at Starbucks stores, Starbucks.com, or Starbucks catalog.

TJ Maxx

Also good at Marshalls and Home Goods.

 Ultra Foods

 Also good at Strack & VanTil.

Walgreens

 

Redeemable for all in-store purchases.They cannot be used as payment for on-line purchases.

Williams-Sonoma

Also good at Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn for Kids, Chambers, and Hold Everything.Can be redeemed at all store locations.They can also be used for catalog orders.You must, however, call in your order and charge it to a major credit card.Mail in your certificates and Williams-Sonoma will credit your credit card upon receipt of your certificates.Certificates cannot be used for on-line purchases or at outlet stores.When mailing the certificates, record the numbers first in case they become lost in transit.

When using debit cards, hand them to the cashier one at a time and be sure you get the right card back if there is a remaining balance.As with certificates, treat debit cards as you would cash!Please expect little or no change from retailers.Expiration dates vary on cards/certificates.Refunds will not be given for back ordered certificates - please plan in advance for airline tickets, hotels, and those certificates which can be used for charge account payments should there be a one-week delay in getting certificates.