In some of my earlier posts I shared that I was going to use Swagbucks to help with Christmas presents. My goal was to get enough Swagbucks to get a $50 certificate. I’ve been diligently printing coupons, surfing, answering polls, etc to get my bucks up to the 6,000 mark.
Now, I’m sure some of you know this but I didn’t so I’m going to let you in on the secret I learned. It’s cheaper to buy 10 $5 Amazon certificates than to buy one $50 – significantly cheaper. I’ve seen people post that they would pick up a $5 certificate as soon as they had enough points but I guess I didn’t understand why, I do now!
I’m going to let you in on another secret, you can only buy five of the same certificates in a month AND it takes almost two weeks for them to be usable. Soooo, if you are planning on using them for Christmas you better get cracking!
I’ve bought my five certificates for the month and will buy five more early November. I’ll have enough Swagbucks to get more (and will pick them up in early December) but I won’t be using them for presents since it will be getting to close to Christmas. Still haven’t decided yet what I’ll be buying from Amazon but I know that there is something on there that would make a nice gift.
Are there any other Swagbuck secrets out there that I may not know about? I’d love to hear your Swagbuck plans
I’ll be linking this up over at Life as Mom
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