Trade unwanted gift cards for cash

(CNN) - Did you end up with a gift card you know you won't use this holiday season?

There's a way to turn those cards into cash.

You can sell those unwanted cards online or with new apps.

Two websites like and are popular in the US.

But there is a hitch. It's not an even trade.

Most websites take a cut off the face value or charge a hefty transaction fee depending on the amount of your card.

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