Places to earn Amazon gift cards before Christmas

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Every year I spend a small fortune on Amazon around Christmas time, especially since Thrifty Husband also celebrates his birthday in December. However, throughout the year I earn Amazon gift cards from various websites to help me keep the cost of Christmas down. Here are places to earn Amazon gift cards from.


MobileXpression is a market research company who are dedicated to improving the mobile internet. One of the ways that they research this is to ask users to download their software onto their phone or tablet and let is collect data in the background.

As this is such a big ask from MobileXpression, they are willing to offer users a free Amazon gift card worth £20 after they have had the software running on their device for two weeks.

This MobileXpression software allows your mobile browsing and purchasing behavior to be monitored, collected, and once anonymized, used to create market reports, materials and other forms of analysis that may be shared with their clients to help them understand Internet trends and patterns and other market research purposes. Read more about MobileXpression here.


If you like a variety of ways to earn Amazon gift cards then you will love Swagbucks. Whether you want to complete surveys, play games, search the internet or take up offers, Swagbucks has plenty of ways to earn Amazon gift cards. You can redeem your Swagbucks for an Amazon voucher as soon as you have hit £5, which is 849 Swagbucks. You can also supercharge your earnings by referring your friends and family member to Swagbucks. Click here to register for Swagbucks and get a £3 bonus.


With InstaGC you can redeem your gift cards instantly! This does away with the annoying wait for your gift card to arrive – you will get an online Amazon gift card code the moment that you request your redemption. Earn points by watching videos, completing offers and referring your friends. You can redeem your points as soon as you get to £1. Click here to register for InstaGC.

Receipt Hog

Did you know that you can earn Amazon gift cards from your old receipts? Simply upload photographs of your receipts to Receipt Hog and you will earn coins based on how much money you spent in store. There are also free slots that you can play to boost your earnings. Once you have reached 1,000 coins you can redeem them for a £3 Amazon gift card. You can also womble extra receipts to scan into Receipt Hog. Click here to register for Receipt Hog and use code vug79188 to get extra slot spins.

Gift Hunter Club

Gift Hunter Club pays you to complete tasks and surveys, very similar to Swagbucks and InstaGC. There are plenty of ways to earn points, which can then be redeemed for Amazon gift cards once you have just £5. Click here to register for Gift Hunter Club.


Quidco is a cashback website where you earn cash by visiting Quidco before making a purchase. I have earned over £1,733 since being a member of Quidco which has been a great way to boost my income! What's more, if you choose to cash out via Amazon gift cards then Quidco will give you another 2% on your redemption. Click here to register for Quidco.

Top Cashback

Top Cashback is a cashback website where you earn cash by simply visiting Top Cashback before making a purchase. You can choose to have your cashback paid out via Amazon gift card. Click here to register for Top Cashback.

Valued opinions

If you enjoy completing online surveys then Valued Opinions is for you. Surveys clearly display how much they will pay you, usually anything from 50p plus. Once you have reached the minimum payment threshold of just £10 you can select an Amazon gift card as your payment method. Click here to register for Valued Opinions.

Global Test Market

Earning Amazon gift cards with Global Test Market is really simple. You are invited to between 4 – 6 surveys per day, and even if you are screened out you will receive entries into their sweepstakes. They also have an Android and iOS app for completing surveys on the go. Click here to register for Global Test Market.


If you have built up a decent social media following then you will love Buzzoole. If you have over 1,000 Facebook fans (or friends) or over 300 Instagram followers then register with Buzzoole to receive invitations for campaigns. You can convert your credits earned in to Amazon gift cards. Click here to register for Buzzoole.

Opinion outpost

Opinion outpost is a survey website where you can earn Amazon gift cards. Simply complete surveys and once your balance reaches at least £3 you can withdraw your earnings. Click here to register at Opinion Outpost.

Buy vouchers with Zeek & get £3 free

If you don't have time to earn Amazon gift cards before Christmas but you still want to get a bargain then try out Zeek. An app for your phone, Zeek lets you purchase gift cards from sellers, at a discount. If you are interested in trying Zeek, and getting £3 free towards your first purchase then once you have downloaded the app, enter code 2ZY1KIA6 to get £3 added to your account for free!



Similar to Receipt Hog (and you can use your receipts for both apps!), the Shoppix app rewards you for taking photographs of your receipts, and you can even earn more points for referring your friends.

Job Spotter

If you have a smart phone then you can earn Amazon gift cards by snapping photos of wanted signs in shop or restaurant windows. It has been created by Indeed, who wanted to get more jobs listed on their website. In order to find those jobs often advertised in shop windows, they created the app. All you have to do is simply snap a picture of the sign and the shop front and you're done. Click here to learn more about Job Spotter.

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