(Closed) What would you do: messed up on $ amount on gift card + grad gift….

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: What would you do? (Wrong amount for b'day gift card and pending graduation gift)
    Try to get a gift card in the right amount : (10 votes)
    43 %
    Give her more for her b'day now and the rest in cash for graduation : (5 votes)
    22 %
    Tell her the gift card is part b'day gift and partly grad - and then give her the rest at grad : (5 votes)
    22 %
    other : (3 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    13096 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I would see if the store will correct the amount first.

    If they won’t (or can’t), I’d give her the $100 gift card and tell her it’s part b’day and part graduation and then give her an extra $50 on graduation day.

    Post # 4
    5428 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Don’t tell her it’s part b’day and part grad. That’s just not right.

    Just give it to her as is and give her the $50 on graduation, maybe also give her a “real”  present on graduation, like a cool cell phone cover or something.

    Post # 5
    2008 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I used to work at victoria’s secret, and I had several people return giftcards.  If you have the receipt it will probably be fine.

    Post # 6
    65 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    $50 cash for birthday and the $100 gift card for graduation?

    Post # 8
    2889 posts
    Sugar bee

    If its a store you would shop at as well, could you just go back and buy a $50 gift card with the $100 and then you would have $50 for your next purchase. I guess this does not work if it is not a place you would normally spend $50. In that case I would just give her the gift card adn say it is a combo birthday and grad present. I think combo presents are fairly common and then she would be happy to get the additioanl $50 at grad.

    Post # 9
    5778 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I’d give her $50. check for her birthday (or cash) and give her the gift card for graduation.

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