LoyaltyCard: Combine Your Barcode Club/Rewards Cards
I have, like, 1,000 of those little keyring cards for loyalty/rewards. You do, too. There are a ton of apps for your phone that manage them, and that’s cool.
Loyalty card phone apps never work for me.
For some reason, I seem to go to all the stores where they’ve not updated the scanners to be able to read barcodes off a phone screen. I’ve tried different phones and different apps, all to no avail.
You know what always works? The card in my wallet. Which means I’m stuck carrying around these 1,000 stupid cards.
There are sites, some of them connected to the phone apps, that will let you buy a combined physical card. But I’m cheap and need to update just frequently enough that it’s not worth paying the $5 each time. I used to use a free site called “JustOneClubCard” to create a combined loyalty card but that site has gone offline. I think it was purchased by one of the phone app manufacturers. ((Seriously.)
You can use the app to enter up to eight bar codes and then download the combined card as a PDF to print out. Make as many as you like.
And if you want to save your card? Just bookmark the page with the codes filled in. Done. Come back and edit anytime you like.
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