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    • alexfun
    • By alexfun 3rd Dec 19, 3:03 PM
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    Where do people sell UK gift cards?
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 3:03 PM
    Where do people sell UK gift cards? 3rd Dec 19 at 3:03 PM
    Hi,

    I have an unused Currys gift card. Google shows many sites however they trade in US cards.

    Any ideas?
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    • comeandgo
    • By comeandgo 3rd Dec 19, 3:19 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 3:19 PM
    Local Facebook page?
    • Silvertabby
    • By Silvertabby 3rd Dec 19, 4:03 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 4:03 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 4:03 PM
    Do people really buy second hand gift cards - how can they know that the credit hasn't already been spent?
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 3rd Dec 19, 4:04 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 4:04 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 4:04 PM
    eBay?

    To be honest, with the reputation that Currys have, I cannot see people queuing up to buy a gift card unless it's offered at 25% of the face value.
    • alexfun
    • By alexfun 3rd Dec 19, 6:17 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 6:17 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 6:17 PM
    What reputation do they have?

    And yes in America it is a big market, why pay more when can pay less.
    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 3rd Dec 19, 6:32 PM
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    • #6
    • 3rd Dec 19, 6:32 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 6:32 PM
    Hi,


    stick inside a Christmas card and give it to a friend,


    'Tis the season to be jolly, .
    Y'all take care now.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 3rd Dec 19, 7:09 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 7:09 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 7:09 PM
    What reputation do they have?
    Originally posted by alexfun
    A pretty bad one especially regarding after sales service
    • Pennywise
    • By Pennywise 3rd Dec 19, 7:34 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 7:34 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 7:34 PM
    Use it to buy something and then sell it on ebay as brand new/unopened. Probably get a better return than the discount anyone would want when buying a gift card (half value if you're lucky).
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 3rd Dec 19, 8:20 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 8:20 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 19, 8:20 PM
    What reputation do they have?

    And yes in America it is a big market, why pay more when can pay less.
    Originally posted by alexfun

    Coupons are also massive over there but that makes no difference to the market over here.

    The company that tried it over here with giftcards went belly up quite quickly - it was rare for cards from desirable retailers to be available (such as Amazon, the big supermarkets etc) as people would spend it themselves and get the full value instead of selling them for a discounted price.

    The less desirable the retailer the bigger the discount generally needs to be and Currys are certainly not high on the desirability list.
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