Where to Buy Amazon Gift Cards

Plus, the different types of Amazon gift cards available

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If you need to find a last minute gift, you can never go wrong with an Amazon gift card. Even if you don't have time to go to a mall, you have plenty of options for where to buy Amazon gift cards, including Amazon.com, grocery stores, and even Coinstar kiosks.

What Stores Sell Amazon Gift Cards?

There are over one hundred retailers that sell gift cards for Amazon:

Grocery Stores That Sell Amazon Gift Cards

A & P Ahold Albertson’s, LLC
Alex Lee Associated Food Stores Basha's
Bi Lo Big Y Brookshire Brothers
C and K Markets Cox Foodarama Crest Discount Foods
Fiesta Mart Food Circus Supermarket Food Lion
Gelson's Giant Eagle Hannaford
H-E-B IGA Foodliner Ingles Markets
King Kullen Kroger KVAT Food City
Laurel Grocery Lowes Foods Lowe's Markets
Harris Teeter Marc's Stores Payless Foods
Raley's Roundy's Safeway
Save Mart Schnucks Scolari's
SpartanNash Stater Bros. Markets SuperValue
Sweetbay The Pantry Tops Supermarkets
Velasquez Wakefern Wegmans
Wei Market Winn-Dixie  

Convenience Stores That Sell Amazon Gift Cards

7 Eleven Core-Mark Country Fair
Cumberland Farms Family Express Fasmart
Flash Foods Holiday Franchise Holiday Station Stores
Home Depot Fuel Stores Huck's Krause Gentle
Kwik Fill MAPCO Express Mountain Empire Oil
Murphy USA Par Mar Oil Company Price Chopper
Quiktrip Rutter's Farm Stores Sheetz Inc
Shipley Stores Speedway Thortons
United United Dairy Farmers Valero
Village Pantry Wawa Weigels
Worsley    

Drug Stores That Sell Amazon Gift Cards

CVS Pharmacy Discount Drug Mart Duane Reade
Kinney Drug Rite Aid Walgreens

Other Retailers That Sell Amazon Gift Cards

Coinstar CTW Prepaid Dollar General
EPS Future Com Lowe's
Master Brokers MFA Nebraska Furniture Mart
Office Max Pamida Pay-O-Matic
Shopko Staples  

Some retailers do not carry Amazon gift cards at all of their locations.

Types of Amazon Gift Cards

Gift cards to Amazon are typically sold in values of $25, $50, $75, $100, and $150, but you can also purchase blank cards and put any amount on them, up to $2,000. Amazon sells several different types of gift cards:

  • E-gift cards delivered directly to the recipient by text or email
  • Print-at-home gift cards the sender can download as a PDF
  • Greeting cards containing plastic gift cards with preset amounts
  • Gift boxes containing plastic gift cards with preset amounts
  • Multi-packs of cards with varying amounts
  • Flex gift cards that can hold any amount, up to $2,000
Amazon.com has a chart comparing the different types of gift cards they sell.

Amazon also sells gift cards to Starbucks, Whole Foods, and many other retailers.

How to Buy an Amazon E-Gift Card Online

There's only one place you should purchase Amazon gift cards from online: Amazon.com. To send gift cards instantly via email:

  1. Go to https://www.amazon.com/gift-cards/ and select eGift.

    Go to https://www.amazon.com/gift-cards/ and select the type of gift card you want to purchase.
  2. Choose the design you want for your Amazon e-gift card.

    Choose the design you want for your Amazon e-gift card.

    The image you select will appear in the email along with the gift card code. You can even include photos for a more personal touch.

  3. Choose the amount and delivery method; either Email, Text Message, or Share via messaging.

    Choose the amount and delivery method for your Amazon egift card..
  4. Enter the recipient's name and email, include a personal message, and set the delivery date.

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  5. Select either Add to Cart or Buy Now.

    Select Add to Cart or Buy Now.

What Can You Buy With an Amazon Gift Card?

After the recipient redeems the Amazon gift card, they can purchase anything on Amazon.com. This includes apps for Amazon Fire Tablets, books from the Kindle store, and movies from Prime Video.

Can You Use Amazon Gift Cards at Whole Foods?

Since Amazon acquired Whole Foods Market in 2017, it has been possible to use Amazon gift cards to purchase anything at the national grocery chain.

How to Avoid Amazon Gift Card Scams

Some companies give away free Amazon gift cards as part of special promotions, but there are also scammers who sell fake cards for profit. Only purchase gift cards directly from Amazon or trusted retailers. You should never pay extra fees when purchasing an Amazon gift card; you should only pay the amount of the gift card plus local sales tax.

If someone tries to sell you an Amazon gift card for more than the value on the card, don't waste you money as you have hundreds of other options.