Blockbuster Gift Cards Invalid after April 6

If you have any Blockbuster gift cards, now’s the time to use them! With the company filing for bankruptcy, they have officially announced that Blockbuster GiftCards will not be honored startinug April 7, 2011.

As posted on their site:

NOTICE EFFECTIVE 3/23/11: On 8/23/10, Blockbuster Inc. (“Blockbuster”) filed for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Bankruptcy Court”). On 2/21/11, Blockbuster filed a motion with the Bankruptcy Court requesting authority to sell its assets (the “Sale Motion”). A copy of the Sale Motion is available at On 3/11/11, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order authorizing Blockbuster to proceed with certain procedures related to the Sale Motion. In connection with this sale process, effective as of 4/7/11, BLOCKBUSTER GiftCards® (“GiftCards”) WILL NO LONGER BE HONORED. Blockbuster intends to honor GiftCards presented by consumers through 4/6/11.

You can check your balance or Redeem Gift Subscriptions on Blockbuster’s website.


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