Get Free Amazon Gift Cards

Get all of your Amazon purchases for free. Here are 10 ways you can earn free Amazon gift cards.

Mechanical Turk

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Sign up for Amazon's Mechanical Turk, and get paid to complete simple tasks, like checking for typos or transcribing data. You can have your earnings deposited into a U.S. bank account or converted to an Amazon gift card.

Tip: Sort HITs (that's what they call all the available jobs), so that the highest paying gigs are shown first.


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Earn points that you can redeem for Amazon gift cards by using Bing as your search engine. Just sign up for Bing Rewards, and it'll automatically add points to your account each time you do a search. Complete a certain number of searches each month to earn bonus points. Available for ages 13 and up.

Answer Surveys

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Set aside some time each week to fill out online surveys, and earn Amazon gift cards for your time. Some big-name survey sites that offer Amazon cards: Harris Poll, Opinion Outpost SurveySpot and Toluna. For a current list of all the legitimate survey sites that offer Amazon gift cards as a reward, visit Survey Police.


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Earn MyPoints for reading e-mails, shopping, taking surveys, printing coupons, watching videos and completing a variety of other activities. Then, cash in your points for Amazon gift cards. They currently offer $10, $25 and $50 cards.

Tip: Save up your points until you have enough for a $25 or $50 card. They're a better deal.


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Earn Swag Bucks for doing web searches, shopping, finding Swag Codes, playing games and more. Then, cash in your Swag Bucks for Amazon gift cards. They currently offer $5, $10, $25 and $50 denominations.

Amazon Promotions

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Keep an eye out for free gift card promotions on Amazon. They frequently offer "spend $50, get a $25 gift card" offers in the "Grocery" and "Health and Personal Care" categories. It only takes a minute to check, so get in the habit of looking whenever you're on the site.

Credit Card Rewards

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If you're good about paying off your credit card each month, check out the Visa card. You'll earn three points for every dollar that you spend on Amazon, $2 for every dollar that you spend at gas stations, restaurants and drug stores, and $1 for every dollar that you spend elsewhere. 2,500 points is enough for a $25 Amazon gift card. 

Not in the market for another card? Most credit cards offer Amazon gift cards as a reward.



Download the Ibotta app to earn cash back when you buy featured grocery items (things like milk, eggs and bananas). Then, cash in your earnings for an Amazon gift card.



Use the Shopkick app to check for deals before you head to the store. Then, earn points for walking into a store, scanning specific products, making purchases and scanning receipts. Convert your points into Amazon gift cards.

Amazon Trade-In Program

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Gather up all those old cell phones, laptops, digital cameras, video games, movies, books and electronic gadgets that are taking up space in your house, and trade them in for Amazon gift cards. The Amazon Trade-In Program makes it easy to see how much your stuff is worth, and just as easy to send it in.

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