Starting today at 5:00AM PT (8:00AM ET) on February 25, 2015, till 11:59PM PT on February 26, 2015, you can earn 4x the usual rate on eBay Bucks on purchases of $50+. The usual 2x in eBay Bucks will be quadrupled, so you’ll earn 8%.
These offers are targeted and you need to receive the email in order to qualify.
Keep in mind that you don’t earn eBay Bucks when buying eBay gift cards. Rewards are capped at $100 per transaction and $500 per Earn Period. Purchases must be completed during the Promotion period and paid for with PayPal before the Promotion ends.
TopCashBack is offering 2.5% cash back today on eBay purchases. iConsumer a relatively new portal is offering 3% ($20 cap per month). Also you’ll earn points/miles if you use your favorite credit card, or just use the eBay gift cards you’ve already purchased.
This is a great opportunity to look for discounted gift cards to use for yourself or resell (there’s a lot of gas cards available) and also merchandise for reselling that you can usually find in Daily Deals. You can easily get about 12-13% off in total.
Here’s an example. This Cabela’s gift card is selling for $40. You’ll get $3.20 back in eBay Bucks, $1.20 back from iConsumer and $2 back from your Ink Card (sold by PPDG and we’re assuming 1c per UR point). So you’re paying $33.60 or less for a $50 gift card.