Question: Can You Buy A Gift Card Without Putting Money On It?

Do you have to put money on a gift card?

A reloadable bank-issued card, however, is NOT a gift card.

This card allows you to add value to the card after the initial activation and it can be reloaded as needed or automatically such as through direct deposit of a paycheck.

Can I turn a gift card into cash?

If you want to turn a gift card into cash, exchange it for cash online, trade it in at a kiosk at your local grocery store, or simply sell it to a friend. Just keep in mind that they typically won’t pay you for the full value of the gift card.

Will a stolen gift card work?

Gift cards are not usable until they are activated at the cash register. There are no reported incidents of POS skimmers used to grab gift card numbers, but this attack would work as well. The addition of a PIN number can delay a fraudster, but not deter them entirely.

Do Next gift cards expire?

The Gift Card will automatically expire 24 months after the last time that you use it to make a purchase, or check your balance and any remaining balance will be deducted. Next cannot accept responsibility for your Gift card if it is lost, stolen or damaged.

Can I get cash for a Home Depot gift card?

The Home Depot Gift Cards are not returnable and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash (unless required by law), check, credit, or payment on any credit or loan account nor Tool Rental deposits.