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Amazon Gift Cards - Where To Buy

Updated on November 13, 2016

Do you need a last minute gift? Maybe you forgot to pick something up for that birthday party or anniversary party you're about to go to or maybe you were invited to a holiday celebration at the last minute. Not to fear, if you don't have time to shop or you don't know the person well enough to feel confident selecting the perfect gift, Amazon gift cards will solve that last minute gift crisis.

Most people probably know already that you can have Amazon gift certificates emailed to someone, but what you might not realize is that you don't have to email someone their gift. You can print out any of the Amazon gift cards that you buy and then simply present the gift certificate tucked into a card. Alternatively, you can also stop by your local drugstore or supermarket and pick up an Amazon gift cards in a variety of denominations.

I've outlined your online and offline options below, "Where to Buy" list of stores that sell Amazon gift cards all over the United States.

Print a Personalized Gift Card

Amazon has it set up so you can print out a personalized gift card at home. You just select whatever type of design you want, type in your recipient's name, your name and the message you would like to include and then decide on a dollar amount. You can send an Amazon gift card in any dollar amount between $5 and $5000 dollars.

If you have some time, at least a week, you can also have Amazon send you gift cards via snail mail. So if you are lucky enough not to have a last minute gift you need to buy, that's always an option too, especially if you are sending a gift to someone you won't be able to see on their special day because you live too far away.


Buy an Amazon Gift Card

Amazon.com $50 Gift Card in a Holiday Pop-Up Box
Amazon.com $50 Gift Card in a Holiday Pop-Up Box

If you have time to make your purchase on the Amazon website, they have a bunch of different gift card options for various denominations, including this cute holiday pop-up.

 
Need a Last Minute Birthday Gift?
Need a Last Minute Birthday Gift?

Where to Buy Amazon Gift Cards Offline

If you prefer to buy your Amazon gift card at a local store so you have a physical gift card to present to your recipient, there are many national and local retailers that carry Amazon gift cards, in values of $15, $25, $50, and $100. Some stores will also carry the 3-packs which usually in denominations between $10-100 or you can buy the 3-packs directly from Amazon.com. It's a nice idea to have a few smaller denomination 3-packs around during the holiday season if you end up wanting to reciprocate for unexpected gifts or just meet someone who you would like to surprise with a little holiday cheer!


Hot Tip!

Unlike Visa or Mastercard gift cards, Amazon gift cards have no purchase fees associated with them so they are the perfect card to consider when you just don't know what to get. After all, Amazon sells virtually everything!

The tables below include all of the different stores that sell physical Amazon gift cards. In addition to single gift cards in the denominations listed above, you can also buy a gift card with a variable denomination so you can decide for yourself how much to add to it.

Also, note that while some of the Amazon gift cards may specify "Kindle" or "Toys", the cards can actually be used for any purchase on the website and are not limited to the item category listed on the card.

Gas & Convenience Stores

 
 
7 Eleven
Quiktrip
Cumberland Farms Corp
Sheetz Inc
Family Express
Speedway SSA
Fasmart
United Dairy Farmers
Flash Foods
valero
Holiday Station Stores
Wawa
Home Depot Fuel Stores
Weigels
Hucks
Worsley
Kwik Fill
 

Supermarkets

A & P
Kroger
Albertsons Llc
Price Chopper
Big Y
Raleys
Fiesta Mart
Safeway
Food Circus Supermarket
Save Mart
Food Lion
Stater Bros
Gelsons
Super Value
Giant Eagle
Tops Supermarkets
Hannaford
Wegmans
Harris Teeter
Weis Market
HEB
Winn Dixie
Hy-vee
 

Drugstores & Specialty Retail

Drugstores
Specialty Retail
CVS
Dollar General
Discount Drug Mart
Lowes
Duane Reade
Nebraska Furniture Mart
Kinney Drug
Office Max
Rite Aid
Shopko
Walgreens
Staples

And finally, you can also get Amazon gift card codes from Western Union offices and Coinstar Machines. These won't be the plastic gift cards though. I believe the Coinstar machine just gives you a slip of paper with the code on it, and at Western Union you are also just buying the code.

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    • embitca profile imageAUTHOR

      Emma 

      6 years ago from Boston

      Walmart sells much of the same stuff that Amazon sells so I doubt they would promote a direct competitor by selling their giftcards.

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      Ricky 

      6 years ago

      does walmart or kmart sell amazon gift cards?

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      Dale Ilene Berman 

      6 years ago

      Does Walmart issue Amazon Gift Cards?

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      SRD 

      7 years ago

      Thanks

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      I want to know why they don't sell them in Illinois!! 

      7 years ago

      Nikki

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      Mike 

      7 years ago

      Ok, I'll try that.

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      gonzalo duarte  

      7 years ago

      I want to know why they don't sell amazon gift cards in Florida

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      tweety bird 

      7 years ago

      thanks a ton this was really helpful!!!!

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