If you can’t figure out what gift you should give to a loved one, Amazon gives you an incredible way out. You can simply send an Amazon gift card of any amount as a gift, which the recipient can use to buy anything from the website. You can send an e-gift card through email, or a physical one that can be customised however you like. You can attach personalised messages to gift cards as well. In this article, we show you how to buy a gift card on Amazon.
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Here’s how you can buy an Amazon gift card
Step 1: Go to the Amazon website and select ‘Gift cards’ from the top menu.
Step 2: Choose the type of gift card you want.
Step 3: Select the gift card amount. You can also enter the amount of your choice.
Step 4: Fill in other details like Your Name, Recipient’s email, Date of Delivery, Quantity, and additional message.
Step 5: Click on ‘Add to cart’ and then select ‘Proceed to checkout.’
Step 6: Fill in the payment information and select ‘Continue’.
Step 7: Select ‘Place your order.’
After you’ve made the payment, the gift card will be delivered to the recipient.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will I know if the recipient has received the e-gift card?
Amazon will notify you with an email when the recipient receives your e-gift card. You can also check the order status on the Your Orders page.
I sent the e-gift card to the wrong email address what should I do?
You can always update the email address as long as the recipient has not redeemed the gift card. Once the gift card has been redeemed, there is nothing you can do. Amazon does not provide refunds for gift cards.
How long does it take an e-gift card to deliver?
Typically, it takes 5 minutes to deliver an e-gift card. You can always check the gift card delivery status on the Your Orders page.
Do Amazon gift cards have an expiry date?
No, Amazon gift cards do not have an expiry date and carry no fees. You can redeem them any time you want.
Can I use the Amazon gift card to buy someone from Amazon in another country?
No. Your Amazon gift card is only valid for the Amazon website of the country it is issued in.
This is how you can buy a gift card on Amazon. Once you’ve made a gift card purchase you cannot change it. Only Print-at-Home gift card orders can be cancelled. After you’ve made the purchase, make sure the gift card gets delivered to the recipient by checking the Your Orders page.