Thursday, December 8, 2022

How does an Amazon gift card work?

What is Amazon?

How does an Amazon gift card work? Amazon gift card is a product of, Inc. 

Amazon is an American multinational company founded in 1994 by a top American Entrepreneur known as Jeff Bezos. Amazon started as an eCommerce marketplace that sells books. With time, it became a complete online marketplace selling different things like clothes, food items, furniture, toys, jewelry, software, video games, electrical and electronics appliances. Today, Amazon sells virtually everything you want to buy on this earth. 

What is Amazon Gift Card?

To make shopping very easy on their website, the Amazon company introduced the Amazone gift card. With the Amazon gift card, you can buy anything you want on the Amazon website. 

How do I get the Amazon Gift Card?

There are several ways you can get an Amazon gift card. For example, you can get it as a reward for the work you did for someone. Or as a gift that someone can buy and send to you. 

But the most common way is to purchase a gift card from the website. 

Amazon Gift Card
Amazon login page

How do I redeem Amazon Gift Card?

After purchasing or getting an Amazon gift card as a gift, the next step is to redeem the gift card, loading it on your Amazon account. Again, this step is relatively easy. 

  1. From your gift card, locate the gift card code.  
  2. The gift card code is a series of alphanumeric characters found on the back of the physical gift card. If it is a digital gift card, the code will come with the email you will receive. 
  3. Log in to your Amazon account, then click on the “Gift cards” tab.
  4. This action will take you to the Amazon gift card balance page. From here, you view your current gift card balance and any previous transactions you made, if any.  
  5. Now click on the “Redeem a Gift Card.”
  6. Input your Amazon gift code in the space provided for it, then click “Apply to your balance.”

At this time, your gift card amount will be updated on your Amazon account and is ready to be used for any purchases you want to make. 

Amazon Gift Card
The Amazon Gift Card Tab

How much Amazon Gift Card can I buy?

If you wonder how much you can add with an Amazon gift card, read this. 

Amazon gift card comes in different denominations of major currencies around the world. For instance, in the U.S.A, Amazon gift card prices ranging from $5 to $100. The lowest amount of gift cards is $5, and the highest amount on Amazon gift cards is $100. 

So, if you wish to redeem an Amazon voucher of $500, you will need to buy 5pieces of $100 worth of Amazon gift cards. 

Also, there is no limit to the numbers and amount of gift cards you can redeem on your Amazon account. The good thing about Amazon gift card is that it never expires after you redeem. This means that your balance will always be there as long as you maintain an account with Amazon. 

Can I transfer my Amazon gift card?

Note that it is impossible to transfer your Amazon gift card after redeeming it to your account. The only time it is possible to share the Amazon gift card is when the gift card code has not been redeemed to an Amazon account. After redeeming the code to an Amazon account, it permanently stays with that account and cannot be transferred to another Amazon account. 


Following this step-by-step guide will help anyone redeem any amount of Amazon gift card to their Amazon account. Or send a gift card to friends and relatives as a gift. In another article, we talk about how to trade the Amazon gift card as a business. 

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