Target is aiming to draw consumers in on December 26th with big savings and special offers available to gift card holders. The retail store with reduce it’s prices to nearly half in certain departments, tempting shoppers to cash in on sales. Doors, which are scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Monday morning, will make way for major sales in home goods and popular women’s and kid’s apparel.

“Target GiftCards are a popular Christmas gift, and with a sale of this magnitude, there’s no better time to use them than on Dec. 26,” Kathee Tesija, executive vice president of merchandising, said.

In addition to these in store savings, Target is also offering online discounts and discounts for Gift Card users.  Consumers who want to redeem their gift cards on Target.com on Christmas day will receive $10 off purchases of $50 or more when they enter the promotional code “TGTGFT2U” at checkout.

The online sales seem to trump the in store sales because they are of a wider variety, including electronics,  and available anytime. Also, they give gift card holders the chance to redeem for savings.

Target wants to remind customers that their gift cards never expire, and are able to be reloaded for free at any location or online for amounts up to $2,000.

Note: Target also provides e gift cards on their website. You can send these straight to the inbox of someone that you are looking to surprise.

How To Check Your Target Gift Card Balance

Your first option is to call Customer Service at 1-800-544-2943

You can also visit the Target balance check website here.  Be sure to have your card in hand as you will need the gift card number and access number.

I received a Target Gift Card, But I won’t Use It…

Try using GiftCardRescue.com. With Gift Card Rescue, you can sell or exchange your gift card for cash back. These transactions are backed with a guarantee and you can rest assured that everything will go accordingly.