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Gift vouchers are used regularly worldwide to shop on Amazon in the same country.

If you have an Amazon gift card and you need to check the balance then you need to understand that the Amazon.com gift vouchers only redeemable at Amazon.com site.

You can use the gift voucher to purchase any items on amazon.com or you can include the card amount into your gift card wallet to utilize it on future orders.

The best part starts here.

In any case, if you need to check the balance only, you can do it easily from Amazon.com gift card option. You must be cautious of the gift voucher doesn't get redeemed while checking the balance.

Along these lines, here right now you will learn the methods to check your Amazon gift card balance without redeeming.

To check Amazon gift card you must need an Amazon account that will be used to check your gift card balance.

So, let's understand the process to create an Amazon account.

Create an Amazon account for Gift Card

To open an Amazon account you have to go to the respective Amazon website.

The best part.

You can use any combination of Amazon domains for registering an Amazon account.

Like if you are registering on amazon.com the same username and password can be used for login on other Amazon websites like amazon.ca, amazon.ae, etc.

Step 1:
First of all, just go to amazon.com at first.

Step 2:
Now register with your name, email ID and mobile number and instantly your Amazon account will be created. You may have to verify your email id or phone number if you have added in your account at the time of registration process.

Step 3:
Now once you have done all of these, just set up your profile with the necessary details like address, zip code and profile picture.

Your account is now ready to use and you can add money to your gift card wallet for using it on your orders.

How Do I Check Amazon Gift Card Balance without Redeeming to Account?

Now to check the gift card balance, you have to follow some methods that are described below, so let's dive in.

Note: If you trying to find the 'Check' button on Amazon gift card option then you would not able to find the button there now. But try these methods for an alternative solution to this problem.


1. Check Gift card balance through Amazon app

If you are on Amazon app on your mobile then you have the chance to check your gift card balance from your mobile.

Stage 1:
For this, you have to update your Amazon app to the latest then after login, you just go to the 'Your Account' section.

You will find the option from the left menu bar by tapping on the left side three-line icon.

Stage 2:
Now scroll to the bottom and tap on to the gift card option from the listed items. You will have the add balance option. Just tap on it and you will be asked to enter the claim code of your gift card.

Stage 3:
Once you enter your claim code you will be redirected to the next window where your gift card balance will be popped up in front of you. Now, you have to confirm the message to add that on your account.

You can cancel before it gets redeemed otherwise this task cannot be reversed.

Note: The settings or the direction may be slightly different as per the country you are living in. Otherwise, the process is almost the same and you can use this in any country you're in.

Choosing the target country on Amazon app

If you want to check the gift card that belongs to other countries then you have to select the Amazon website of that country.

Further, the login information will be the same but the website combination will be different (like amazon.com, amazon.ae, amazon.ca, etc).

Step #1:
Now to change your country just step on the left side three-line icon and scroll to the bottom.

Step #2:
Now from the list just tap on 'Change Country' option.

There you will see lots of countries listed on the next window.

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Just select your target country from the list and complete the next action that is asked.

(This may ask to complete the further process through your mobile browsers)

Once you select your target country you can confirm it on the top left corner. Now. you have to follow the method to check your gift card balance by going through the options.

Advantages:

The mean advantages of this method are you don't have to login multiple times while changing your countries on Amazon app.

You have the same login information on your app attached. However, if sometimes that cannot get the auto information, you may log in with the same username and password.

2. Check Gift Card Balance Online on Amazon

If you are on your PC then you can check your Amazon gift card balance by visiting the website Amazon.com.

(Note: For different countries, change the .com to .ae or .ca respectively as per the country)

Just follow the step by step guide from below:

Step 1:
First of all, go to amazon.com (if it is an amazon.com gift card) and log in with your credentials. Now from the dropdown menu just select 'Your Account' option from the list.

Step 2:
After that, you will see the 'Gift cards' option that you have to select for the next steps.

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Step 3:
Now you will see there two different options one is related to your balance and another one is redeem a gift card. Check your gift card balance just tap or click on 'Redeem a Gift Card' button.

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Step 4:
Now you will see a next window will ask you to enter the gift card claim code. Just close your gift card and enter the claim code without any dashes and click on 'Apply to your balance' button.

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Now once you click on the button you will see the gift card amount.

Note that if you confirm that claim code, the gift card will be credited to your account.

Can I transfer the gift card balance to my friend's account?

Amazon does not provide such a feature to transfer your gift card balance to other Amazon users.

Your gift card can only be redeemed to purchase a new book or to buy something from the Amazon websites. If you want to send a gift card to your friend then you have the choice to send it online through Amazon eGift card.

The process to send the gift card to your friend's email ID is by purchasing a new one with your prepaid card.

Besides eGift cards, you can also send a gift card by Mail or by printing at home to your friend. This would not charge you extra.

So if you are planning to get your friends to account credited with the gift card, better you send an eGift card that can be redeemed by himself otherwise you cannot transfer from your account.

3. Buying a New Gift Card

If you have an old gift card and you are not sure about the value it worth then you can add this gift card to your Amazon account if the validity of this gift card is very less or tomorrow.

It is better to redeem such a gift card that about expire on the next day rather than checking the balance and kept in your pocket again.

Please note that.

To buy a new gift card, you have to use a prepaid debit or credit card. You cannot use your gift card balance to shop a gift card from Amazon.

So, if the expiry of your gift card is soon then just open the amazon.com and add the gift card to your gift card balance. Once you added it to the balance, you will see the expiry date of that amount, so better to use it before that time period.

If you are planning to send a gift card to your friends then you can buy a new one.

There is nothing to worry about.

This idea works best if you want to gift a person on the same country and buying & gifting a new one definitely gives a new expiry to the gift card.

Amazon Gift Card Vs Amazon Gift card balance

Amazon gift card actually an e-card form of digital gift card that you can use on Amazon to purchase anything from that website rather than any new gift card.

While you can redeem a gift card in your Amazon gift card balance but you cannot use the gift card balance again to shop a new one.

eGift card or the Amazon gift card balance does have an expiry date that you will see below the balance.

If you want to better use that, use it before the time of the expiry. Note that the refund of your gift card will be created automatically to your gift card balance and you cannot transfer with it to any other accounts.

Note: If you are adding your gift card to amazon.com then the gift card will only be used on amazon.com website and to purchase its listed products.

Is it possible to use Amazon.com G.C. on Amazon.ca website?

If you are purchasing a gift card on amazon.com for gifting someone, the same you and your friends have to use to purchase any goods using that gift card amount.

If you are sending an eGift card to someone who is using amazon.ca or other Amazon websites from different countries then the gift card cannot be used to purchase from those websites.

Amazon US and Amazon Canada are operated separately that is why the gift card management and other account credits are totally different.

The best part.

If you can't use the gift card that does not mean that you cannot really add it to your account.

While you are on amazon.ca, you can still open amazon.com from your browser and log in with the same login credentials.

Now you have to follow the same method to add a gift card to your gift card balance for gifting that amount to someone else who is living at that country.

That saves your card from the expiry or non-use.

It is better to use it for someone else if you cannot use it for yourself... Right?

Fixing the Claim code issue for gift cards:

If your GC is not working then maybe it is already used or the claim code you are entering is incorrect.

Did you damage the claim code while scratching it to unlock the GC claim code?

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Then you have to contact Amazon with your 16 digit gift card serial number that pasted in the front of your physical gift card.

Soon an Amazon representative will contact you for further information if needed and will sort out your problem quickly.

You will get help from Amazon only otherwise there is no chance that your gift card can be restored.

Benefits of Amazon gift card for Prime Members:

If you are going for a prime reload then you can take advantage of many features that Amazon is providing.

You can get 2% of rewards every time you spend on Amazon through your debit card.

Interesting...

Your gift card balance expiry date is unlimited that means the gift card will not expire and you can use it even after 1 year.

If you have an Amazon Prime credit card then you can avail 5% credit back on Amazon at no extra fees.

But, the Amazon gift card cannot be used to renew your Prime membership or to gift Prime to your friends.

Note: The offers get changed over time. So, better you check out the latest offers on Amazon prime gift cards before you proceed.

Finally,
If you want to check the Gift Card balance without redeeming it, you will get it done by reading this article.

But, you should redeem it before its expiry and remember, Gift card balance is applicable to selected items to purchase from Amazon, you cannot buy a Gift card with the gift card balance.