Quick Answer: Can You Use A Gift Card To Buy A Gift Card?

Since there is no federal or state law dictating whether or not you can buy a gift card with a gift card, companies get to decide if they will allow consumers to use gift cards in their stores to buy other gift cards–that includes buying the same brand card or a third-party card.

Can you use Target gift cards to buy gift cards?

Target GiftCards are solely for use at Target stores and on Target.com. Target GiftCards cannot be used to purchase any prepaid or specialty gift cards. If someone claims that you should pay them in Target GiftCards, please report it at ftccomplaintassistant.gov.

Can I use a gift card to buy a gift card at Walmart?

You can use Walmart and Sam’s plastic gift cards and eGift cards at any retail or only format of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Can you buy a gift card with a gift card online?

Although not all stores will let you buy a gift card with a gift card, I have done it multiple times. If you redeem the used-looking gift card online, you may be able to have the new gift card (or gift cards) wrapped, packaged and delivered to the recipient, free of charge.

Can you use a Walgreens gift card to buy a gift card?

Gift cards galore.

I used my $500 Walgreens gift card to buy a $500 Visa gift card. It’s used like a Visa prepaid debit card, and is run like any other credit card – can be used anywhere.

Why can’t you buy a gift card with a gift card?

The primary reason that stores will not let you buy a gift card with a gift card is to cut down on money-laundering with gift cards.

Does Target give cash for gift cards?

The program is available in 1,562 Target stores in the electronics department. There are several companies that allow you to buy and sell previously-owned gift cards, including GiftCardGranny.com and CardCash.com. You can also sell gift cards for cash (up to 85% of the card’s value) at Coinstar kiosks.

How can I get money off of a gift card?

Here’s the fastest way to get cash for gift cards:

  • Check the balance of your gift card.
  • Take the gift card to a Gift Card Exchange kiosk.
  • Enter the gift card information into the system.
  • Review the cash back offer and decide if you want to accept it.
  • Upon acceptance, print the voucher.

Does Walmart exchange gift cards for cash?

The cards Walmart collects will be re-sold on CardCash.com, a large online gift card exchange. The site is one of several of a similar nature that see a ton of business after the holidays as consumers dump their unwanted cards for cash or swaps. It competes with sites like Cardhub, Cardpool, Coinstar and more.

Can you buy something with a gift card and return it for cash?

Return the Gift Card to the Issuing Retailer

The retailer may exchange the card for cash, but at a discounted rate. For example, the issuer may refund 90% or less of the face value of the card. The issuer they refuse to accept a return of the gift card unless you have the purchase receipt.