I guess this explains why Cardpool recommended redeeming your gift cards when they announced their closure a couple of months ago. It turns out that back in 2019, Cardpool suffered a massive data breach which resulted in $38 million of gift cards being exposed, along with 330,000 credit and debit cards. All those details were sold by the hacker a couple of months … [Read more...]
(Update: Cardpool Shutting Down) Has Cardpool Been Sold By Blackhawk Network? Quite Possibly.
Update 2/8/21: Cardpool has announced that they're closing permanently. The writing seemed to be on the wall several months ago when I published the original post below and mentioned that I was concerned about their validity as an ongoing business. Sure enough, their financial issues couldn't be resolved and they're going out of business. On the somewhat positive side, this … [Read more...]
Cardpool Guarantee Reduced From 1 Year To 60 Days
Cardpool quietly made a change to its guarantee a few weeks ago and it's sadly a negative change for consumers. In the past, they offered a one year guarantee for the cards they sell, so if you found any of its value drained before you'd had a chance to use it, Cardpool would provide a refund. On September 1, 2020, they reduced their guarantee from one year to 60 days. … [Read more...]
(EXPIRED) Cardpool: New Users Save $7 Off $25+ When Being Referred
The Deal Save $7 off your first $25+ purchase on Cardpool when being referred by another user. My referral link. Key Terms Expiry date unknown. Tips & Ideas Cardpool was one of the first sites I ever resold gift cards to, although it's been several years since I sold to them. Since then, there have been reports of people not having great experiences when … [Read more...]