People can sell their unwanted gift cards on websites, such as Cardpool, Raise and Gift Card Granny, and they can also sell gift cards at physical locations, such as SwapaGift locations or CoinStar machines. When sold online, the gift cards are usually mailed to the buyer. Alternatively, people can swap their gift cards with others online to get another gift card they'd like.
When people sell their gift cards through websites, they usually only get a portion of the card's face value. The most people get for their gift cards is about 92 percent of face value, although each site has its own payment rates. For example, gift cards for popular stores usually sell higher than less popular ones.