2009 Gift Card Study
credit cards
2009 Gift Card Study results

Bankrate surveyed gift cards from American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa, 22 of the largest retailers and the three largest restaurant chain operators, for a total of 29 cards.

To see the details for each gift card, click on the name of the issuer.

Open-loop cards
Issuer
Free shipping?Purchase fees?Can expire?Buy now
American ExpressNoYesNoPurchase
DiscoverYesYesNoPurchase
MasterCardN/AYesNoPurchase
VisaNoYesNoPurchase
Retailers
Restaurants
Issuer
Free shipping?Purchase fees?Can expire?Buy now
Darden Restaurants
Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze, The Capital Grille
YesNoNoPurchase
OSI Restaurant Partners
Outback, Carrabba's, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's, Roy's
NoNoNoPurchase
Yum Brands
KFC, Long John Silver's, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut
YesNoNoPurchase

30 Days of Holiday Savings: See more tips | Get tips by e-mail

 

advertisement

Show Bankrate's community sharing policy
          Connect with us
Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 15.73%  0.02 15.75%
Cash Back Cards 16.43%  0.02 16.45%
Low Interest Cards 10.98%  0.02 10.96%
 
Search
advertisement
CARDS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Credit cards on a table

Get advice for managing credit cards, building your credit history and improving your credit score. Delivered weekly.

advertisement

Credit Card Blog

Jeanine Skowronski

Data breach alert: Staples

The office supply retailer is investigating a possible credit card data breach.  ... Read more

Partner Center
advertisement

Connect with us