Gift Card Ratings

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"Gold [ratings] have become so cherished among retailers that major companies such as Bass Pro Shops and Cinemark movie theatres have advertised the ScripSmart honors on their own gift card websites."

~ Steve Kanigher, CBS

What makes one gift card better than another?

More obvious

  • Will my gift card expire?
  • Will I be charged hidden fees?
  • Can I easily check the balance?

Less obvious

  • Can I redeem my gift card everywhere?
  • If I lose my gift card, can it be replaced?
  • Has this company filed for bankruptcy?

* Over 30 gift card specific attributes are collected for each gift card rating.

Our ratings make it easy to compare options before buying.

Not all gift cards are created equal. Our scoring algorithm analyzes over 30 gift card specific attributes. Before you buy a gift card, check it's rating on ScripSmart to ensure you're getting a consumer friendly product. We simplify our ratings with four color coded badges. All gift cards are scored using the same algorithm.


Top Rated Gift Cards

North Face Gift Card Banana Republic Gift Card

Gift Cards Scoring 90 and up are awarded our gold badge. These products are top rated and are the most consumer friendly gift cards available to consumers.


Good Gift Cards

Kids Foot Locker eGift Card SpaWeek Gift Card

Gift Cards Scoring between 80-89 pints are considered good. While consumer friendly they have not received our top gold rating for one or more reasons.


Average Gift Cards

Military Channel eGift Card Discovery Channel Store eGift Card

Yellow gift cards scores range from 60-79 and are considered average. These gift card lack basic functionality one would expect from a gift card program.


Buyer Beware

Road Runner Sports Gift Card NHL Gift Card

Our lowest rating is red. Consumers considering these gift cards should be mindful of the terms, conditions and financial condition of the issuer.

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