Amazon gift cards are a thoughtful way of showing your friends and family that you care for them. They can use them to buy various items on the Amazon website (as well as Amazon Kindle and Prime Video), but this balance can run out without their knowledge.

Keep reading to find out ways you can use to check your Amazon gift card balance.

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To check your Amazon gift card balance, log on to your Amazon account, select Gift Cards from the menu at the top, then click View Your Balance. You will be able to see your gift card balances and redeem any gift cards you may have. If you need more help, contact Amazon customer support.

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How to check your Amazon gift card balance

Once you start to redeem the money on your gift card, you should constantly check the balance so that you are not stuck when you decide to use it to make a purchase.

There are a few methods that you can use to check your balance:

Checking the balance on your computer

Follow these steps to check your gift card balance using your PC:

  1. Go to the Amazon website.
  2. Select the ‘Accounts and lists’ option at the top right corner of the screen and then click on ‘account’.
  3. Choose ‘gift cards’.
  4. You will be directed to a page that displays your gift card balance and gift card activity. 

Here you can check your balance and you have the option of topping up your balance.

Checking the balance on your phone

Here’s what to do to check the balance on your Amazon gift card on your phone:

  1. Go to the Amazon website
  2. Click on the menu icon at the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Tap on the ‘accounts’ option.
  4. Scroll down to the payments subsection and click on ‘manage gift cards balance”. This will direct you to a page showing your gift card balance.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What gift cards does Amazon sell?

Apart from Amazon gift cards, Amazon sells a wide variety of third-party gift cards for various companies and brands.

Some of these are restaurant and grocery gift cards (Burger King, Applebee’s, etc), movie and music gift cards (Netflix, Spotify, etc), travel and rideshare gift cards (Uber, Lyft, etc) as well as prepaid gift cards like Visa, Mastercard, and American Express, among other gift cards.

For more information, read our detailed guide on all the gift cards that are available on Amazon.

Do Amazon gift cards expire?

No, they do not. You can keep your gift card balance for as long as you want until you find something you want to spend it on.

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How do I redeem my Amazon gift card?

You can redeem your gift card balance in two ways: by adding the amount to your amazon account or by redeeming it at the checkout point of your purchase process.

To transfer the amount to your Amazon account:

  1. Go to the Amazon website and log in to your account.
  2. Click on ‘accounts and lists’ and then proceed to your account.
  3. Select ‘gift cards’. You will be directed to the page that shows your gift card balance and below the amount, there is a button labeled ‘redeem a gift card’. Click it.
  4. Put in the claim code that’s found on the gift card then click on ‘apply’. Your gift card balance will reload to reflect the transaction.

Here’s how to use your gift card at checkout:

  1. Once you are done selecting items you want to buy, click on ‘proceed to checkout’.
  2. On the payment method page, look for the gift card option and put in your code.
  3. Finally, tap on ‘apply’. The gift card’s worth will be deducted from the total. If there’s a balance left, you can use it the next time you shop. 

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