Win a $300 American Express Gift Card! Share the Savings and Celebrate the Holidays Contest


Update 9 (12/21): We have now heard back from the winner. Congrats, David S. and enjoy!

Update 8 (12/20): We are still waiting to hear back from the American Express $300 gift card winner. It could be you; check your email for a message from letting you know that you won! If this winner does not respond by 12/23, we'll select another at random.

 Update 7 (12/14): Since our contest rules state that after 10 days, if the original winner has not responded, a new one will be selected, we selected and reached out to a new winner for the $300 American Express gift card. Please check your email to see if it's you! Look for an email from with the subject line "You won a $300 American Express gift card from!"

Update 6 (12/7): Right now we are still looking forward to getting a reply from the winner. The email notification came from check your email and see if you won!

Update 5 (12/2): We are still awaiting a response from the winner. We'll announce their name after we hear back from them. An email was sent notifying the lucky person that they won. Please check your email if you signed up for a free BeFrugal account or did Refer-A-Friend during the contest period. You may be the winner! There is still a $10 bonus for new accounts and $5 for Refer-A-Friend. Take advantage today!

Update 4 (12/1): Right now we are waiting to hear back from the winner. Please check your email to see if you won this great prize! We'll announce the winner's name once we get an email reply from the winner.

Update 3 (11/30): We're still waiting for a reply from our winner before we announce their name. Please check your email!

Update 2 (11/30): We just sent an email to the winner, so please check your email to see if you won! When we get the winner's reply, we'll reveal who they are. We want to thank everyone who participated.  Also, you can still sign up to save money by earning cash back when shopping online plus, if you are a member, you can still refer a friend for a $5 bonus!  5 friends will equal $25.

Update 1 (11/30): The contest is now closed; a winner will be selected today. Stay tuned and see if you won! We'd like to thank everyone who participated.  We will tweet additional updates for you (@BeFrugal).

As you know, we at BeFrugal love to save and this time of year is all about sharing. With that in mind, our latest contest shares the savings and spreads the joy so you can give great gifts while being frugal this holiday season!

There are two ways to enter to win a $300 American Express gift card:

1. Sign up and activate a free account by 11/29/2011. You will get a $10 Bonus, be entered to win the $300 American Express Gift Card, and enjoy an average of 5% cash back at 1600+ online stores. Sign up here.

2. Or, if you are already a member of, refer a friend by 11/29/2011. You will get a $5 Bonus, your friend will get a $5 Bonus and you will both be entered to win the $300 American Express Gift Card. Refer a friend through here.

Of course, new accounts need to verify their email address by activating, and bonuses are subject to the Terms and Conditions.

Happy saving and happy holidays!

Good luck!

Entry: Maximum of 1 entry per person.

Eligibility: Must be 18 or older to enter, and a US Resident. Void where prohibited by law.

Winner selection: One winner will be selected at random on 11/30 from all entries made before midnight ET on 11/29.

Claiming prize: We will send a Direct Message to the winner requesting member information. Winner must respond within 10 days, or a new winner will be randomly selected. For full contest terms and conditions, see here.

Winner will receive their prize in the form of a $300 American Express gift card.

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