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Target: $5 Gift Card Offer From Real Simple

by Tara Kuczykowski on September 11, 2009 · 14 comments

FREE $5 Target Gift Card
I was just paging through the latest issue of Real Simple magazine, when I spied this hot Target Gift Card deal!

Spend $20 or more on any of the following products in a single transaction at Target, and you could receive a $5 Target Gift Card:

  • Advil PM
  • Baby Einstein World Animal Adventure
  • Jergens Sensitive Skin Relief
  • Lipton Green Tea
  • EverPure Color Care Regimen
  • Downy Simple Pleasures
  • Febreze Home Collection
  • Head & Shoulders
  • Iams with Prebiotics
  • Olay Complete Ageless
  • Olay Professional Pro-X
  • Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies
  • Ragu Spaghetti Sauce
  • Reese's
  • Up & Up Paper Towels
  • Real Simple Magnetic Dry-Erase Reminder Boards

Just send your Target receipt confirming a minimum purchase of $20 on any combination of products listed above made between 9/4/09 and 10/22/09.

Mail receipt, along with name and address printed on a 3"x5" card to:

Real Simple
Smart Shopping Gift Card Offer
c/o USSC
625 Panorama Trail (Bldg. 2, Suite 100)
Rochester, NY 14625

Must be postmarked by 10/23/09. While supplies last. One offer per household.

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kellee September 11, 2009 at 10:09 pm

I just received my magazine today! I'll have to check it out!


2 Emily September 12, 2009 at 12:08 am

You may have to be a subscriber to do this deal. I tried one similar to this, some months ago, and never got the item. When I called to find out about it, no one knew what I was talking about, and I couldn't get very far since I didn't have a subscriber number. Just a caution.


3 Tara Kuczykowski September 12, 2009 at 12:16 am

Hmm, I wouldn't think that would matter. It's not a special insert, so it should be in the newsstand issues, as well, which to me means it's fair game for anyone.


4 Tamara September 12, 2009 at 8:11 am

I wonder if this 20.00 before or after coupons...can't find my issue-may have already recycled :( but I may have to call cs and verify whether before or after coupons to see if I have time to do this.


5 Star September 12, 2009 at 8:26 am

I think they may have inserted different promotion cards. My card was $1.00 of any up & up purchase of $3.00 or more! This is their new line of value basics. Any others out there?


6 Tara Kuczykowski September 12, 2009 at 9:03 am

Star, that's a coupon for the new Up & Up Target brand, and that's different from this promotion. It was in a totally different section towards the back of the mag.

Tamara, generally the amounts are before coupons, but if you find out different, please let us know!


7 cecilia September 12, 2009 at 10:15 am

I dont see it in my mag either.....anyone know what page its on? thanks!!


8 Tara Kuczykowski September 12, 2009 at 10:35 am

It's the October issue on Pages 155-157.


9 cecilia September 12, 2009 at 12:32 pm

ohhhhh...I see it now. Thanks Tara!!! will have to check this out, not sure how great a deal it is... Thanks again!!


10 lisa September 12, 2009 at 2:11 pm

It's funny the way it's worded - you *could* receive a gift card. Almost like it's a drawing or something and a few lucky people will get one. Does anyone know for sure?


11 Dee September 12, 2009 at 2:35 pm

My advice is to do any of these magazine promotions ASAP. The "while supplies last" disclaimer is serious experience with this type of offer has been very disappointing. I just got a "consolation" tote bag from a promotion I did in MARCH, instead of a cookbook they were offering. Beware~~


12 Kellee September 12, 2009 at 8:36 pm

Dee - I know the tote bag that you're referring to! I like my bag but, I would've preferred the Cookbook!


13 Dizzy Mommy September 12, 2009 at 11:35 pm

I just had the same problem with a $10 Rite Aid GC offer in Fitness mag. if you bought certain items you got could get a $10 GC. However I called ahead of time and the girl told me it was limited to the first 1100 people.... which I guess happened really fast. Kinda stunk since I had already bought my daughter the Lash Blast Mascara.


14 Annie September 13, 2009 at 3:14 pm

I am having trouble finding the Magnetic Dry-Erase Reminder boards in my target. Has anyone seen it in their local target?


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