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How To Use Your Amazon Gift Card To Buy Items on Amazon

The holiday season has fully kicked in, and I’m not complaining at all. For the last few days remaining this year, my motto is just fun, indulgence, and chopping life. 

What better way to do this than online shopping? And what better place to shop than a place that has everything, which is Amazon?  Shopping on Amazon is not only fun but also quite affordable, especially when you pay with Amazon gift cards. You’re missing out on a world of fun if you do not know how to use your Amazon gift card to buy items on Amazon. However, it won’t be for long again because I’ve decided to share this knowledge with you and put you on. 

So grab some popcorn, sit back, and learn how easy the process is.

Steps On How To Use Your Amazon Gift Card For Online Shopping

There are four easy steps to use your Amazon gift card for online shopping: Redeem your Amazon gift card, add items to your cart, proceed to checkout, and place your order. 

1. Redeem Your Gift Card :

The process of adding your Amazon gift card to your account is known as redeeming itYou will need to scratch the back of the card for a physical gift card to get the details. However, if it’s an electronic gift card, simply check your email or text message for your gift card details. Once confirmed, the next step is to head to your Amazon account, go to the “Gift Cards” section, and select “Redeem a Gift Card.” Enter the code, and the corresponding amount will be added to your Amazon account.

2. Add Items To Your Cart :

Head back to the Amazon website and do what you do best: shopping. I’m sure you need no guidance on how to do this, so I will leave you to it. Once you are done shopping, add all desired items to your cart and proceed to checkout.

3. Proceed To Checkout :

This is a straightforward process. When you’re ready to complete your purchase, click on the shopping cart icon and select “Proceed to Checkout.” Here, you’ll confirm your shipping address, select your gift card balance as your preferred payment method, and then review your order. 

4. Place Your Order

After reviewing your order, click the “Place your order” button. Amazon will process your payment using your gift card balance, and you’ll receive an order confirmation. Keep an eye on your email for updates on the shipping status of your items.

This is how to go about using your Amazon gift card to shop. I am sure you weren’t expecting it to be this easy, but it is. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Shopping With Your Amazon Gift Card

1. Where Can I Buy Amazon Gift Cards in Nigeria? 

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The best place to purchase your Amazon gift card in Nigeria is Cardtonic.  All you need to do is head to the Cardtonic app, search for your preferred Amazon gift card choice, and make payment.

2. How Can I Use My Amazon Gift Card To Pay For Items on Amazon? 

Easy! To shop on Amazon with your gift card, add your Amazon gift card to your account, add desired items to your cart, proceed to checkout, select Amazon gift card as a payment method, and then place your order. 

3. Can I Check My Amazon Gift Card Balance?

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Yes, you can. To check your Amazon balance, log in to your account on Amazon, head to the gift cards section, and you will see your balance there.


Using your Amazon gift card for online shopping is simple and enjoyable. By following the instructions above, you’re always a step closer to an Amazon delivery. All you need to do is redeem your gift card, add your desired items to your cart, proceed to checkout, and place your order. 

This is the time to treat yourself and enjoy yourself before returning to the grind in full force. Don’t say I never did anything for you; happy shopping!


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