In this post, I will be talking about various methods to redeem Amazon Gift Card or how you can add the current gift card in your Amazon wallet balance. What are the different types of Gift Cards are available and how to you can earn them online and redeem it on Amazon.com or Amazon.in site. So let’s see how to redeem Amazon gift card.
First of All, if you don’t have an account on Amazon.com or Amazon.in please click the below link to create one.
How to Create Amazon Account
Go to Amazon.com or Amazon.in page and enter your name, email, and password then click create your amazon account as shown in the below image. Once you are done with registering your new account you will get an email activation link.
If you already have an account then you can skip this step and proceed to the next steps. Sometimes Amazon wants you to have some shopping done in advance to get you to know better. So, maybe you can try to get at least one transaction done with Amazon.
How to Redeem existing Gift into your Amazon account
To Redeem the existing Amazon gift card you have with you either in mails or in form of the postcard you can follow the below steps to redeem those in your account and buy anything using your Amazon wallet balance of the same price. Even if you purchase an item more than your wallet balance of gift card added, in that case, you just need to pay the total amount deducting the wallet balance.
Go to Amazon.com page and click on Gift Card link below search box as shown in below image.
Then once you are on the gift card page below the search box click Redeem Gift Card Link as highlighted in the below image.
You may be asked to log in once again to confirm your credentials. In the text box enter the gift card claim code which is 14 or 15 characters long and will usually contain both letters and numbers. If you have a plastic gift card, you may need to gently scratch or peel off the protective coating on the back of the card to reveal the claim code as shown below.
Once you have entered the code then click Apply to your balance. After that, you can see your updated balance in the Current Gift Card Balance of whatever value of gift card you have added.
Once applied to your Amazon account, the entire amount will be added to your gift card balance. Your gift card balance does not expire and can’t be transferred to other accounts, used to buy other gift cards, or, as except as required by law, redeemed for cash.
Types of Gift Card on Amazon
The Most popular type of gift card available on Amazon is the eGift Card. The eGift card a lot handy and you can redeem it quite easily as mentioned in the above steps. Below are the most popular types of Amazon gift cards available.
- Amazon.com eGift Card: Its the highest used type of eGift card on Amazon. As its quite a normal gift card to simply give to your loved ones and amaze them or surprise them anytime you want.
- Amazon.com eGift Card for Birthdays: These eGift cards are basically really very good for gifting to people on there happy birthdays and its the most popular eGift card on Amazon to this day. As proving the birthday guys with the choice to buy whatever they want from Amazon is really nice thing to have.
How to use the Amazon Gift card
Now since you have added the Amazon gift card in your wallet balance, you might be wondering how exactly you can use it for buying any product line on Amazon. Amazon has great product lines such as electronics, mobile phones, kindle, ebooks, books, movies, music, and games, etc.
Now, let’s take a case that you want to buy a new iPhone 11 pro from Amazon.com. So once you have added it to your cart then you can go to Proceed to checkout.
On Review your order page if you haven’t redeemed your gift card yet as above steps then you directly paste your gift card code of 14 or 15 characters in “Add a gift card, promotion code or voucher” box and then click apply.
Now as you can see in your cart Promotion applied or Gift Card applied is being added and the total amount to pay has been changed to the total minus gift card balance. Now you can pay the remaining balance using your Visa Card or Credit Card or Debit Card.
Note you need a valid credit card/debit card. Hence now its time to wrap up this tutorial for redeeming the gift card on Amazon. Maybe next time I will come up with a post to get more things about Amazon gift cards. Also, we will be starting a festive give away soon as soon as we grow our page.
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