RateCity.com.au Gift Card Review



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RateCity.com.au Gift Card Review

Company

Expiry Date

Fees

Conditions

Home and hardware

Bing Lee

N/A

N/A

No longer selling gift cards

Bunnings

Unlimited expiry

Postage $2.60

If balance below $9.95 change will be given

IKEA

3 years

Postage $4.50

Can be used in 23 countries

The Good Guys

Unlimited expiry

None

Will honour expired gift cards

Tech

Apple store

Unlimited expiry

None

Can’t be redeemed at Apple app store or iTunes

Google Play

5 years

None

Requires a google payment account to to redeem

iTunes

Unlimited expiry

None

Can’t be used at Apple online or retails stores

JB Hi-Fi

Unlimited expiry

None

Will honour expired gift cards

Department and retail stores

Big W

3 years

Postage $5.50

Shipping fee charged

Cotton On

Unlimited expiry

Postage $7 ($0 if value is more than $55)

Can also be redeemed at Factorie, Rubi, Typo and Supre

David Jones

3 years

None

Free shipping

Jay Jays

NSW and SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Short expiry for most states.

Just Jeans

NSW and SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Short expiry for most states.

Kmart

4 years

Postage $5.50

Shipping fee charged

Myer

3 years

Postage $4.95

Shipping fee charged

Peter Alexander

NSW & SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Short expiry for most states.

Portmans

NSW and SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Short expiry for most states.

Smiggle

NSW & SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Short expiry for most states.

Sportgirl

NSW 3 years
Other states 1 year

$5 postage fee applies for gift cards valued under $50.

Gift Cards can’t be used online

Sussans

NSW and SA 3 yrs Other states 1 yr

Postage $3.95

Can’t be redeemed online

Target

4 years

Postage $5.50

Shipping fee charged

Westfield

3 years

$2.95-$4.95 purchase fee charged. Postage $5.95.

Some retailers may choose not to accept the gift card.

Food and groceries

Aldi

3 years

None

Can only be purchased and redeemed in store

Coles

4 years

None

Can’t be redeemed at Coles Online, Coles Express or Liquorland

Hello Fresh

3 years

None

Promotional gift cards may have shorter expiry dates

Woolworths

Unlimited expiry

Postage $5.50

Some Woolworths gift vouchers can’t be used at BWS, Dan Murphy’s and Caltex.

Money

Aus Post Mastercard gift card

3 years

$5.95 purchase fee. Balance check SMS $0.25, Customer service phone charge $4.

High fees

Coles Mastercard gift card

3 years

Service Fee: $5.95

High purchase fee

Gift Cards Direct Visa Gift Card

3 years

$10 Postage. $5.95 service purchase fee

High purchase fee

Travel

Flight Centre

3 years

$6.95 purchase fee. Postage $7.50

High fees

Jetstar

3 years

Can only be purchased online or in select stores

Can’t be redeemed for Jetstar Holiday product. Purchase must be made in one transaction.

Qantas

3 years

None

Fully transferable to any name

Virgin

3 years

None

Fully transferable to any name

Entertainment

EB Games

Unlimited expiry

None

Can be redeemed in stores across Australia and New Zealand. Can not be purchased online.

Event Cinema

3 years

Postage $6

Shipping fee charged

Hoyts

3 years

Postage $1

Can be redeemed for movie tickets, LUX tickets, bar items, candy bar items and even merchandise

Netflix

Unlimited expiry

None

Can be bought from a variety of stores including Target, Woolworths, Coles and Australia Post. Can be added to existing Netflix subscriptions or used on a new one

Spotify

12 months

None

Purchase must be made in one transaction. Short expiry.

Village Cinema movie vouchers

1 year

None

Short expiry.

Other

Endota Spa

3 years

Postage $10

Cancellations within 24 hours of appointment may result in a cancellation fee being charged.  Gift Cards can’t be used on treatments on a public holidays

Ultimate Gift Card for Him

3 years

None

Can be redeemed at BCF, Supercheap Auto, Drummond Golf, Barbeques Galore and Rebel Sport

Ultimate Gift Cartd for Her

3 years

None

Can be redeemed at David Jones, Lorna Jane, Bras N Things, Seed Heritage, L’Occitane and Napoleon Perdis

Ultimate Kids Gift Card

3 years

None

Can be redeemed at JB Hi Fi, Cotton On Kids, Rebel Sport and Dymocks, Toyworld, Timezone, Zone Bowling and Kingpin Bowling

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