Amazon is offering consumers an amazing opportunity – to surprise their loved ones with a special gift cards. You no longer need to waste time picking specific products or wait for them to be delivered to your doorstep. Now, with only one click of your mouse you can send someone the ideal gift.
Those of you who live in the UAE can also take that chance. Don’t worry there is nothing complicated about the gift card service offered on Amazon.com. To help you out, we will give you some starting guidance.
Types of Amazon Gift Cards
The first thing you need to know about the gift cards offered on Amazon is that they come in two main types – personalized gift cards and gift cards for specific products/services offered by a certain company or a store.
Amazon’s personalized gift cards can be redeemed only for product/products listed on the online retailer’s catalogue. Buyers can choose whether they will order a gift card for a specific product on Amazon.com or a gift card with denominations that can be used for different products on the site. In addition, purchasers can pick how much they want to spend on the card – from $0.15 to $2,000.
The denomination of the gift cards for specific products or services are set by the company which offers the items. There buyers can also have a price choice.
Ordering a Gift Card
Ordering a gift card from Amazon.com is a very easy and simple thing to do. UAE residents just need to go to the Gift Card page on the website and select a product they like. After that, they need to click on the “Add to cart” button and the “Checkout” button.
When they complete these basic steps, buyers will be required to choose a sending method. Here they have a number of options – traditional mail, email, Facebook or print at home. The email and the Facebook options will send an electronic gift card to the receiver. If you pick “print”, you will be able to print the gift card at home and hand it immediately to the person you want to surprise. The traditional mail sending option will deliver a physical gift card to the receiver.
The email and Facebook sending options will deliver the gift card in a matter of minutes, while the print option will allow you to print and give the gift card immediately. Those who are not pressed for time can use the snail mail. In addition, you can schedule a specific date of the delivery.
Buyers can also customize their electronic personalized gift card. For that purpose, they can add a photo, a Jib Jab video or a personal message.
UAE residents can use credit or debit cards to pay for their purchase including American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Eurocard, Visa and Visa Check Cards.