I always join the rewards or loyalty programs for stores I like.  I’ve had a Banana Republic Store Card for quite a while, which is a great source of money savings for purchases made in the Gap Inc. family of companies (Banana Republic, Gap, Old Navy, Piperlime, Baby Gap, Gap Kids, etc.). Not only does each purchase accrue points on your account which translate into rebate vouchers (1000 points is $1, usable in $5 increments) but card-members are privy to special events, and most importantly, special discounts and rebates. Recently I bought some new clothes to replace clothes that were worn out.  Counting a special 40% off discount code available to card-members only, and $10 I had in credit from previousRead More →

Yesterday I bought some clothes online at Banana Republic.  Since I went through Ebates I earned 2% cash back on my order, but since I also used my BR store card I earned an additional 10% back as a sort of statement credit on my BR account. Here is how it worked:  before going on my shopping trip I logged in to my Ebates account and clicked through to the Banana Republic online store.  I filled up my cart and made sure to pay with my BR store card.  When you shop with your BR store card at BR, Gap or Old Navy, you earn 1 point per dollar spent (sometimes more).  When your point balance reaches 250, you getRead More →