Verizon rewarding gift card givers with back-to-school promo

Know someone heading off to college this fall? Chances are good you’ll consider purchasing a gift card for them. How do we know? A recent survey from National Retail Federation says that more than one out of every three people shopping for college students will include gift cards as part of their purchases.

Understanding this, Verizon is rolling out a limited time promotion to help make giving gift cards more appealing. Starting today and running through September 11, Verizon will reward gift card buyers with $5 and $10 incentives to select retailers and restaurants.

Below are some of the promos offered by Verizon:


So how does a Verizon customer go about sending a gift card? That’s easy; use the Verizon Messages app. Indeed, in addition to messaging, the lets users send gift cards to friends and family.

Note: Select outbound links may include affiliate tracking codes. Revenue generated from any potential purchases is used to fund AndroidGuys. Read our policy.

In addition to smartphones and mobile gadgets, Scott has a deep appreciation for film, music, and sunflower seeds. A husband and father, he likes spending down time riding his mountain bike or binge-watching TV. Scott has overseen the day-to-day activities of AndroidGuys since 2007.