Question: Can You Use A Visa Gift Card At A Grocery Store?

Most Visa gift cards sold to customers at retail locations like grocery stores in the US will work only with merchants in the US.

Visa gift cards are prepaid debit cards and work in a similar manner.

They are typically accepted by merchants who accept Visa Debit cards.

What Stores Can I use a Visa Gift Card?

Visa gift cards are sold at major retailers like Walmart, Amazon and other stores with gift card displays — grocery stores, convenience stores, drug stores, etc. Some banks, including U.S. Bank and TD Bank also sell Visa gift cards to their customers.

Can you turn a Visa gift card into cash?

If you have a Visa gift card and are wondering if you can get cash from it, the short answer is probably not. Though the two cards are similar, only prepaid cards can be used to get cash from an ATM or to get “cash back” from a merchant. Gift cards cannot.

Do grocery stores sell giftcards?

The simple answer is: All sides get something out of deal. The store selling the gift cards gets added foot traffic, and the brands with gift cards that are being sold get more shelf space. Plus, there are third-party brokers who handle the gift card business and negotiate cuts of the sales for everyone.

Can you use a prepaid Visa card at a restaurant?

“ Like with Visa credit and debit cards, an authorization obtained by a restaurant for payment with a Visa prepaid card is valid for that amount plus 20 percent. A prepaid card will most likely be declined if its balance is less than the known amount of the restaurant check plus 20 percent.”