LPT : When ordering online if you need a certain amount to have free shipping but don’t want to buy anything more right know, add a gift card. You’ll use it next time you’ll order.

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Nice! I was once $5 off from free shipping, which was calculated for more than that anyway. This was on chewy, so I pulled up the toys, sorted by price, went to the $5 section and picked my free pet toy! Keep an eye on how much you will save once you get to free shipping. They might pay you to find one more thing…


Now this is a decent tip! Easy enough logic, but easily overlooked.


I think at least Amazon does not let you do this


Some stores don’t count gift cards as an amount spent… happened to me at Kohl’s this last Christmas, ended up having to grab an extra sweatshirt to hit my amount