Welcome to 7 ways to save for Disney, discussing different ideas to save for Disney over 7 days! Saving for Disney can seem overwhelming, luckily for us there are many ways to achieve your goal. Today, we are talking discounted Disney gift cards and where to buy them. This is an instant savings method, with little to no work required.
Why we love Disney Gift Cards: Disney gift cards can be used to pay for your Disney Resort package including your room, park tickets, dining plan and more. Furthermore, saving money a Disney gift card assures the money goes towards your Disney vacation and not tempted by something else (like having cash set aside would).
Warehouse Clubs such as BJ’s and Sam’s Club sell discounted Disney Gift Cards, for members. Shoppers can typically save 4% off face value on Disney Gift cards. However, the membership fee must be factored in as well. BJ’s offers an online only membership for just $10 yearly. This could be worth it, if you plan to use for more than just buying Disney Gift Cards.
If you already have a membership to either, start using this to save now! Examples of pricing below (both offer additional denominations as well and can change). Look for promotions, earning as much as 8% off select times a year. Otherwise savings are typically at 4% off.
- $500 for $484.98
- $100 for $95.99
Raise is a website offering discounted gift cards, including Disney! The savings are not as good as the Warehouse Clubs 4% off, most of the time. Set an alert to be notified when new Disney gift cards are added to the site and you may get lucky. However, if you have never purchased on Raise before, you can get $10 off your first purchase of a discounted Disney Gift Card (minimum $100 order). This is a great pay to get paid $10 for purchasing a Disney gift card right now!
Target remains the best savings for buying Discounted Disney gift cards with its 5% off Redcard savings.
Tips for purchasing:
- Large purchases can cause more headache than its worth, keep daily purchsaing limit to $500 and you shouldn’t have any issues.
- Order a Disney eGift Card online and there is no worry about the physical card getting lost in the mail! (and still get your 5% off, with your Target red card on file)
- You can no longer use a Target gift card to purchase a Disney Gift card (boo).
Pro Tip: Add your Target Debit or Credit card to your Drop account and get additional points back on Drop! For example:
$100 Disney Gift Card
– 5% Target Red Card Savings
Get back 950 Drop Points!
Look for offers on your current credit cards to stack the savings and save a higher percentage off Disney gift cards. For example, Discover and Chase Freedom cards will give 5% cash back at Warehouse Clubs for a quarter select times a year. During this time, buy discounted gift cards at Warehouse Clubs and double your savings!