Janelle sent in a fun testimonial of how she was able to get an amazing deal on an iPod Touch, thanks to Swagbucks:
I just wanted to thank you for sharing Swagbucks with us! I’ve been using Swagbucks since July of last year, and have gotten a couple of referrals.
Two days ago, using mostly Swagbucks, I purchased a brand-new iPod Touch from Amazon. I am thrilled with my new purchase, and that it only cost me $10 out of pocket!
Here’s what I did: First, I earned as many Swagbucks as I could through the regular search, referrals, daily polls, and trusted surveys. Every time my total got up to 450, I redeemed it for an Amazon gift card, and put it immediately into my Amazon account.
You are only able to request five of the same gift cards per month, and it takes several weeks to get them, so I didn’t want to have to wait once I had the total.
Earlier this week, I had $135 in Amazon gift cards accumulate in my account, and the iPod was on sale for $200. I was $65 short, and I was trying really hard to only purchase it with gift cards, so I knew I couldn’t get it. But then I remembered that I had $65 dollars in gift cards to Best Buy. So I took my Best Buy gift cards to the store and used them to buy Amazon gift cards. (Yes, they allow you to do that!)
I had to spend $10 out of pocket, because the Amazon cards only come in increments of $25 at Best Buy, but that’s ok with me. I applied these Amazon gift cards to my Amazon account, and had enough for the iPod and several screen protectors! -Janelle