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Cash in your coins

Cashing in your loose change at Coinstar is easy. Just pour your coins into the kiosk and let us do the work.

Enjoy what your coins can do for you—buy a special family dinner, a tank of gas for vacation, or maybe a gift.

Click one of these 3 options for your coins, even a NO FEE option.

Here's how to get cash

Step 1.
At the kiosk, pick the cash option. An 11.9% fee applies. Fee may vary by location.
Step 2.
Remove dirt, debris and other objects from coins. Add coins to the tray. Lift the handle and guide coins into the slot.
Step 3.
When the kiosk is done counting, you'll receive a cash voucher. Get cash for your voucher at the checkout or customer service.

Find a kiosk to get cash.

Here's how to get an eGift Card

Step 1.
At the kiosk, pick the eGift Card you want. The selection of eGift Cards varies depending on location of the kiosk.
Step 2.
Remove dirt, debris and other objects from coins. Add coins to the tray. Lift the handle and guide coins into the slot.
Step 3.
When the kiosk is done counting, you'll receive a printed voucher with a unique eGift Card code—ready to use online or in the store.

Choose from a list of eGift Cards available. Then find a kiosk.

Here's how to donate to charity

Step 1.
At the kiosk, pick the charity you want. The selection of charities varies depending on location of the kiosk.
Step 2.
Remove dirt, debris and other objects from coins. Add coins to the tray. Lift the handle and guide coins into the slot.
Step 3.
When the kiosk is done counting, you’ll receive a receipt. Donations are tax deductible, so keep the receipt for your records.

Choose from a list of charities available. Then find a kiosk.