Now through 12/7, bring your coins to a Coinstar machine to have your change automatically sorted and counted. They usually give cash bills in exchange for coins with 9% service fee. Instead of cash bills, select to get a gift card equal to the full amount of coins you deposit, and Coinstar will waive the 9% service fee. You can choose to get a gift card from Amazon, Starbucks, and many others.
If you exchange more than $40 worthe of coins, you can receive an extra $10 gift card free. Here are the steps:
- Exchange at least $40 worthe of coins at a Coinstar machine to a eCertificate or gift card
- Fill out the form printed by the machine
- Cut off the bottom portion of your receipt, mail them to Coinstar Holiday Bonus Offer, PO Box 6112, Douglas, AZ 85655-6112
Note that not all Coinstar machine are the same. Use Coinstar locator to see which machines give out prepaid cards and eCertificates. An eCertificate Coinstar machine can give you a Amazon or iTunes gift certificate, and a prepaid machine gives you an in-store gift certificate.