Probably you can redeem the amount in two ways, that is you can either redeem it at the time of checkout or if you have the risk of losing the physical card, then you can transfer the amount to your Amazon account.
Moreover, if you have received a digital gift card instead of the physical, then you will receive the claim code on the back of your Email that you have received.
The best thing about both the way to redeem the gift is that you can follow the steps in your web browser as well as the Amazon app. All that you need to do is just follows the steps mentioned below.
Transferring the gift card balance to your Amazon account
Step 1] The first and the foremost thing that you need to do is to sign in to your Amazon account. This must be done if you are using a web browser or Amazon app.
Step 2] After successful signing in you need to go to “Your Account” page, and this could be done by just clicking on the “Accounts & Lists” that is present on the right side of the search bar.
Step 3] As soon as you go on the “Your Account” section, you can find a gift card option that exists. On selection of this option, you will be redirected to the gift card balance section.
Step 4] In the gift card section, you cannot only see the current balance, but at the same time, you can also view all your previous transaction activity. All that you need to do now is click on the button which states redeem a gift card. In addition, if you want to add some extra amount to your Amazon account, then you need to select “Reload your Balance” button which is right beside the redeem a gift card button.
Step 5] No sooner, you enter the code of your gift card; you will get the info regarding the balance that is left on the card. The only thing that you need to do in this section is to click on the “Apply to your balance” this will help you to transfer the money to your Amazon account. You can also check the same by view your Amazon account balance.
How to redeem your gift card at the time of checkout
Step 1] As mentioned earlier, the first thing, which you need to do, is sign in to the Amazon account in a web browser or Amazon app.
Step 2] Then you need to select the item that you want to buy and then add the same to your cart. You can add as many items as you want after you are done with the selection of the product then the next thing which you need proceed for checkout.
Step 3] In order to checkout, you need to select the icon, which exists on the right side top corner. You also need to make the selection of all the required credentials like the delivery address and all.
Step 4] After you are done with all this, you will be redirected to the payment page where you can select the type of payment that you want to do. Here you need to select the option, which states “Gift Card” and then you need to enter the claim code, which you have with you.
Step 5] If it is found that your gift card balance is sufficient to place your order, then you do not need to pay any more money; otherwise, you will be asked to pay the remaining amount.
How to transfer money with the Amazon app
If you are wondering that transferring the gift card balance to the Amazon account with the help of the app will be a bit difficult, then you are completely wrong. The reason behind it is that you can complete the process of transferring the gift card balance within a few steps.
Step 1] You just need to open the Amazon app and then click on the menu icon, which will be like three horizontal lines.
Step 2] After tapping on the menu icon, you need to scroll down and then click on the “Gift cards and registry”.
Step 3] You will find your present gift card balance at the top of the page. There you need to click on the down arrow, and a sub-menu will appear where you need to select the option, which states, “Redeem an Amazon Gift card”.
Step 4] Enter the gift card code, and you will find the money is updated in your account.