Gift cards are a great gift to give someone as it lets the receiver to buy something of their choice but what would you do if you have to make a purchase at the last minute? Well, you can get an e-gift card instead, and save the time of going to a store and buying the regular gift card. E-gift cards are just like the regular gift cards you find online or in a store and here is everything you need to know about it.
Where Can You Buy an E-Gift Card?
E-Gift cards can be brought from online stores. You can buy it from an e-commerce website or from a specific site of a company or a brand that you like.
How is an E-Gift Card Sent to the Receiver?
E-Gift Cards are sent to the receiver via E-mail, SMS or any other electronic platform. They mostly receive it after 4 to 24 hours after you make the purchase.
How to Redeem an E-Gift Card?
You can redeem your E-Gift Card in two manners. The first way is to go to the online store where the gift card is valid and buy a product of your choice. When you are checking out the product, and paying for it, you can provide the gift card number and redeem the gift card. This way the amount on the gift card is discounted from the price of the product.
Another way is to go to a store show your E-Gift Card at the payment counter using your phone or any other digital device and your be-gift card will be redeemed. You can also take a print out of your e-gift card and carry it to the store. It is important to note that not all stores support e-gift card so ask the retailer about it before making the purchase.
Are E-Gift Cards Reusable?
Many E-Gift Cards are reusable these days. You can use your E-Gift Card till it’s expiration date or till it’s balance is exhausted. You should keep a track about its balance and the expiration date.
What to do if you Misplace or Lose Your E-Gift Card?
If you misplace or lose your e-gift card, you should contact the retailer from where you got it. They may be able to resend you the e-gift card.
You can use our gift card plugin at WP Gift Card Plugin to buy an e-gift card and send it to your employee or a loved one. You can even send a gift card via post.