Most bank-issued gift cards, such as those that carry the Visa, Mastercard®, Discover® or American Express® brand logos cannot be used internationally, but there are some store and restaurant gift cards that can be used across the border and overseas.
Are there any gift cards that can be used internationally?
While many gift cards are only redeemable in the United States, some cards can be used internationally. You could buy a closed-loop gift card, meaning one that is only redeemable at the issuing store or restaurant. Or you could buy an international prepaid card instead of a domestic Visa gift card.
Will Visa gift cards work internationally?
Visa and Mastercard giftcards
Most Visa cards that you purchase are US-bound. However, Visa does offer some gifts cards that can be used abroad through banks, such as the PNC Bank Visa Gift card. You can find a variety of prepaid cards online that can be used internationally.
Do Netflix gift cards work internationally?
Yes. You can use a gift card purchased in a different country as long as the gift card is for the same currency as your Netflix bill.
Can you send Amazon gift cards internationally?
Yes, it is possible to send an Amazon e-gift card internationally if you were to buy one in USD and the recipient were using HKD (or any other kind of currency). You just need to use a correct email address and sent it electronically through the online platform. Select eGifts.
What is the best card to use abroad?
Best-buy cards overseas
- Best travel credit cards. Halifax Clarity – a long-term top pick. Santander Zero – low ATM costs overseas. 118 118 Money – top pick for poor credit.
- Top travel debit cards. Starling – fee-free spending & cash withdrawals. New. Virgin Money – fee-free cash withdrawals & spending.
Can I use Amazon gift card anywhere?
An Amazon gift card is only valid for the Amazon store that it is assigned to. So the answer is that no other stores accept Amazon gift cards. PS. Probably your only option to shop elsewhere, is to sell the gift cards to someone else, online or to a friend, etc..!