Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Save Time and Guesswork by Giving Amazon Gift Cards as Presents

Gift cards have always rescued people who waited until the last minute to buy a gift and also those who could not decide what to buy for a loved one. This is quite a thoughtful gift if you are not thoughtful enough when it comes to gifting. Moreover, it may get a little overwhelming when you need to buy lots of gifts for different people for special occasions or events. While there are many options available, Amazon gift cards top the list.

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What are Amazon gift cards?

Amazon gift cards are prepaid gift vouchers. They can be redeemed to buy items sold on Amazon’s platform. Apart from physical cards, Amazon e-gift cards are also available which are emailed on purchase.

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How to buy Amazon gift cards?

Amazon offers gift cards of different types and values and it is extremely easy to buy one. All you need to do is to visit the website and go to the ‘Gift Card’ section. According to your budget and choice, add the desired card or amount and then add the same to your card before making the final payment.

How to send or receive Amazon gift vouchers?

Physical cards are sent or received at a physical address and e-gift cards are sent or received via email.

How to redeem Amazon gift cards?

It is equally easy to redeem Amazon gift vouchers as it is to buy them. Whether you received or were gifted a physical or e-gift card, the voucher code has to be entered in the ‘Add Gift Card / Promo Code to Amazon Pay balance’ section which can be accessed from the ‘Your Account’ section on the Amazon website.

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Once the code is applied, the balance would reflect in the Amazon Pay balance section. It can be used to make any purchase. If the product price that is to be bought is more than the coupon received, the buyer has to pay additionally. However, if the price of the product is less than the amount present in the Amazon Pay account, the balance amount would remain for making purchases in the future.

What can be bought with Amazon gift cards?

The best thing about Amazon gift cards is that they can be used to buy almost anything on the website. People can buy gift cards for specific categories as well. Some of the categories include fashion, jewelry, special occasions, essentials, entertainment, restaurant, personal care, electronics, travel, hospitality, etc.

Things to know about Amazon gift cards

It is important to check the validity of the gift card since it has an expiry date. After the validity is over which is generally for about a year, the voucher cannot be redeemed. Since the voucher is non-refundable it is important to ensure that the amount is entered properly while purchasing the same.

When giving as a gift ensure that the receiver is comfortable and well-versed with online shopping. More importantly, they should prefer shopping on Amazon.

Overall giving Amazon gift cards is a great idea as it offers the recipient the flexibility and liberty to shop as per their choice. However, their scope remains shopping from Amazon only. The fact that Amazon is the biggest online marketplace, people should not have a dearth of options to choose products to their liking. Let us know in the comments section below what would you like to splurge on if you got Amazon e-gift cards.

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Dipanita Bhowmick
Dipanita Bhowmick
Dipanita Bhowmick: I am a content writer with 13+ years of experience in various genres, allowing me to adapt my writing style to diverse topics and audiences. Alongside my passion for creating engaging content, I have a deep interest in esoteric knowledge, constantly exploring the mystical and unconventional realms for inspiration along with spiritual and personal growth.

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