Websites, stores will buy unwanted gift cards

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT)-- Most of the time, returning unwanted gifts is as easy as making a trip to the store, but what do you do when you get a gift card you know you won't use? Several websites will buy unwanted gift cards.

Card Cash (www.cardcash.com) will pay up to 92 percent of the value of the gift card, you could also trade for a different one or buy discounted gift cards.

Cardpool (www.cardpool.com) works similarly, and even has a mobile app where people can buy discounted gift cards and use them instantly.

Gift Card Granny (www.giftcardgranny.com) buys gift cards instantly, people can also trade-in or buy cards from the site or app to earn rewards points to get more gift cards.

Another site called Raise (www.raise.com) works similarly to eBay, where sellers can make a listing for unwanted gift cards and choose the price.

Finally CM Gamers at West Town Mall offers a local option. The store buys unwanted gift cards as well.