If you have received Amazon Gift card / voucher as a gift and curious to know how to redeem it, read on.
Amazon Gift Card is becoming a preferred choice to gift your friends/ relatives. Amazon offers a variety of gift cards including Instant Email Gift Cards, Physical Gift Cards (Pre-Loaded with Fixed amount) and also Any-time Zero Value gift cards (where balance can be added later). Now, you can even share Instant Gift Cards over WhatsApp instead of Email.
The gift cards are available in templates for a variety of occasions like Birthday, Wedding, Friendship Day, Farewell, Anniversary etc. These gift cards are available in denominations up to ₹10,000/-.
To redeem Amazon Gift card, follow these 4 simple steps:
- Locate the gift card code on the card (if it is a physical card- it will 14 digits long / if it is received in email- it will be 16 digits long including hyphens)
- Go to the Amazon Website or Amazon App and click on the Amazon Pay tab
- Select “Add Gift Card” option
- Enter the gift card code and click “Add to Your Balance”
That’s it, you now have the gift card amount added to your Amazon Pay Balance. You can now use this to buy any product on Amazon or even recharge your mobile using Amazon Pay.
Amazon Physical Gift Card vs Email Gift Card
A physical Gift Card Code is 14 characters long without any hyphens e.g. A43QAV2K12Q29B.
Note that an email Gift Card Code is 16 characters long (including hyphens) and usually contains both letters and numbers (for example LM34-OV5XS-JANL7).
By what time should you redeem Amazon Gift Card?
Amazon Gift Card is valid for only a year from date of purchase (physical) or activation. So you need to make the redemption within this time limit.
Can Amazon Gift Card be redeemed in cash?
Please note that you cannot redeem Amazon Gift Card amount in cash. It is also not possible to transfer Amazon Pay Balance to any bank account. Amazon Gift Card balance can only be redeemed for the purchase of eligible products on Amazon Website.
Also, Gift Card balance cannot be used to purchase other gift cards.
Does Amazon Gift Card need to be redeemed for full value at one time?
Any purchases you make will be deducted from your Gift Card balance. If there is any unused balance in your Amazon Gift Card, it will remain in your Amazon.in account. You can use the balance for future purchases till the expiration date.
If your purchase exceeds the Gift Card balance, you have to pay the remaining amount using credit card, net banking or debit card. No fees or charges apply to Gift Cards.
Also, note that the unused balance on gift card associated with an Amazon.in account cannot be transferred to another Amazon.in account
What if Amazon Gift Card is lost / stolen?
Amazon terms mention that the gift cards are the responsibility of the customer. Any gift card lost or stolen cannot be replaced.
In case you face any issues, you can also get in touch with Amazon Customer Care-
CALL –1800 3000 9009
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