If you have a problem using your gift card for online or telephone purchases, the most likely reason is that the merchant's fraud screening process is matching the billing information entered at checkout with the billing information on your gift card account. If the addresses don't match, the card may decline.
Can I make a payment using a Visa gift card?
Gift cards that carry the Visa or Mastercard logo are typically sold in different denominations and can be used for online shopping or bill payment if sufficient balances are available.
How do I transfer a Visa gift card to my bank account?
To transfer money from a gift card to a bank account, consider using money transfer apps like PayPal, Venmo, or Cash App, and opt for direct deposit in the USA. Alternatively, you can sell your gift card to a gift card exchange or use a reloadable prepaid debit card for the transaction.
Do Visa gift cards have a pin?
Yes. The card can be used to withdraw funds by ATM or receive cash advances. You will need to enter your pre-selected PIN (login to https://www.consumercardaccess.com/cugift2 or call 866-833-2370 to set a PIN) and follow the ATM instructions.
How to make Visa gift cards work online?
How to Use A Visa Gift Card Online in 4 Easy Steps
- Add the items you want to your cart.
- When you are ready to check out, you'll be taken to the payment methods screen.
- Enter in your Visa gift card information under 'Credit or Debit card'.
- Check out as you normally would.
Can you use a Visa gift card for monthly payments?
Prepaid debit cards and network-branded gift cards can be used for bill payment. Prepaid card acceptance typically depends on the card processor brand. Some prepaid card accounts may have special services for making one-time or recurring bill payments through an account.