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How to Send E-Gift Cards

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It couldn’t be easier to send e-gift cards. All you need to do is enter the recipient’s email address when purchasing the e-gift card online. They will receive the reward directly in their inbox. They simply need to open the email, click on the link to claim their gift, and register it. Once your recipient registers the card, it is ready for use, and they can buy their chosen items.

The Benefits of E-Gift Cards

E-gift cards are a flexible and convenient gift solution. You can use them for online purchases, which opens up more shopping options than physical cards. You can also send e-gift cards instantly via email. There is no need for the recipient to wait for their reward to arrive in the mail before they can start shopping. You can use some e-gift cards in a range of online outlets, giving recipients even more choice. As a bonus, you can add e-gift cards to online wallets like Apple Pay or Google Pay. Using an online wallet means you can even shop in some physical stores using your e-gift card as payment.

Who Can Send E-Gift Cards?

Many individuals and companies send e-gift cards. They are a great reward for market research participants, high-performing employees, or valued customers. Because e-gift cards are delivered via email, they can be sent all over the world. 

How to Choose an E-Gift Card

There are plenty of different e-gift card options to pick from in a wide range of currencies. They also cover a wide range of retail and leisure opportunities. Some popular choices include e-gift cards for:

  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Online gaming
  • TV and movie streaming
  • Home décor
  • Books 
  • Music
  • Clothing
  • Travel
  • Food delivery services  

With so many options, it’s simple to find suitable choices for any recipient.

Choosing an Amount for an E-Gift Card

You can select the value of the e-gift card that you send to a recipient. Some e-gift cards are available in values of $5 or less. You can purchase others in values of as high as $2,000. You can also buy e-gift cards in different currencies. Some options include:

  • U.S. dollars
  • Australian dollars
  • Canadian dollars
  • British pounds
  • Euros
  • Rupees
  • Japanese yen 
  • Chinese yuan
  • Brazilian real
  • Polish zloty
  • Swedish krona

Because e-gift cards are available in multiple currencies, it is easy to send them to people all over the world in their local currency.

How to Ensure an E-Gift Card Goes to the Right Recipient

When you send an e-gift card to a recipient, you need to add their name in the order. It’s best to use their legal name instead of a nickname. Some online stores decline e-gift cards if the account name doesn’t match the user name on that site.

Of course, you also need to enter the recipient’s email address when you place the order. Take extra care to ensure you have entered the email address correctly so the card isn’t delivered to the wrong person. 

Once you have completed these steps, you send a payment for the e-gift card. Once the payment clears, the recipient receives an email containing their e-gift card.

What Must the Recipient Do to Use Their E-Gift Card?

The process for using an e-gift card is very simple. The recipient follows these easy steps:

  1. They receive an email that tells them they have been sent an e-gift card.
  2. They follows the instructions in the email to claim the e-gift card.
  3. The recipient activates their e-gift card. They may need to register it before using it.
  4. They get an email that lets them know their e-gift card number, expiration date (if applicable), and activation code.
  5. They can visit the website of the company that the e-gift card is for.
  6. The recipient can use their e-gift card to buy an item of their choice. 

Where Can I Buy an E-Gift Card?

BHN Rewards, formerly Rybbon, is an excellent choice for buying e-gift cards. Its digital rewards management platform helps businesses reward their clients and employees quickly and easily. There are many different e-gift card types to choose from, including a wide variety of stores and virtual Visa and Mastercard prepaid cards. You can buy e-gift cards for use in different countries and currencies. There are also a range of values to choose from. BHN Rewards makes it a breeze for businesses to offer incentives and show appreciation to customers and employees.

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