There are few gifts as convenient as gift cards! They just make it so easy to make purchases anywhere and everywhere.
An American Express gift card is no different. But does Amazon take AMEX gift cards? And if they do, how do you use them?! Read on to find out more…
How To Use American Express Gift Card On Amazon
Using an American Express gift card on Amazon is like any other credit card. Just add your gift card as a payment method in ‘Your Account.’ During check out, make sure you select your AMEX gift card as the payment option you want to use and you’re done.
If you want to learn more about Amazon and gift cards, keep reading…
Can I Use My American Express Gift Card On Amazon?
Yes, you can use your AMEX gift card on Amazon as well as any Visa or MasterCard gift card. Amazon makes it easy for buyers to make purchases as they accept many different forms of payment, even EBT SNAP.
Once your gift card is registered, you can use it at Amazon and thousands of other retailers worldwide.
What Is The CVV On An American Express Gift Card?
The CVV number on an AMEX are the four digits above the last few digits of the card.
Visa and MasterCard have it on the back and it’s typically a 3 number code. American Express does it differently and always has it in front, on top of the credit card number.
How To Add Your AMEX Gift Card To Your Amazon Account
Adding your American Express gift card to your Amazon account is quick and easy. Just follow these steps and you’ll be on your way in no time:
- Log into Amazon
- Navigate to Account | Your Payments
- Click on the “Wallet” tab if not already there.
- Under the “Credit or debit cards” section, click the “Add a credit or debit card” button
- Enter the card information
- Uncheck the “Set as default payment method” button
- Click the “Add your card” button
- Done! It’s ready to be used as a payment method
Where Can I Use My American Express Gift Card?
You can use your American Express gift card anywhere that American Express is accepted. This opens up the world to thousands of retailers in the U.S.
American Express isn’t as popular worldwide as Visa or MasterCard, but I have never had trouble using it while inside the U.S.
This makes an AMEX gift card a great and convenient gift idea as the recipient can use it anywhere they want, including Amazon.
Why Is My American Express Gift Card Declined
If the retailer accepts AMEX and you’re card is being declined, it’s possible there aren’t enough funds on the card to cover the purchase.
You can call the number on the back of the card to verify if this is the case. If there are enough funds, perhaps the card is damaged and American Express can help you by sending a new gift card.
An American Express gift card can be used on Amazon like any other credit card. Simply go to ‘My Account’ and add it as a ‘Payment Method.’ Once the items are in your cart, make sure you select the AMEX gift card and click ‘check out.’
You can use an AMEX gift card anywhere American Express is accepted.