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American Express Gift Card Balance Check

The American Express Prepaid Card, together with the Visa Prapaid Card are the top two most popular cards in the prepaid space. To check the balance on your AMEX gift card, see the information below:

american-express-gift-cardThe American Express gift card is one of the most popular bank issued gift cards, but trying to check the balance on the card can sometimes be challenging, especially since the American Express Gift Card website is very busy, which makes information hard to find.

To Check the balance on the American Express gift card, call 1-877-AXP-GIFT or go to this page to check the balance online.

To buy an American Express gift card, click here. To Check Balance on your other gift cards, click here.

American Express Gift Card Explained

american-express-gift-cardThe American Express gift card is one of the most popular bank issued gift cards, second only to the Visa Gift Card. The gift card can be purchased at participating banks and at drug and grocery stores in denominations of $25, 50, 100 and 250. They can also be purchased online here in denominations of $25, $50, $100, $200, $500, $700, $1000, $2000 and $3000 (subject to a shipping charge, in addition to the purchase fee).

Below are the most frequently asked questions about the American Express Gift Card:

1. Can I add more funds to the American Express Gift Card?
No, you cannot add more money to the American Express Gift Card. Once the original value on the card is used up, the card becomes worthless. For a reloadable bank issued gift card, you can buy a Reloadable Visa Gift Card.

2. What fees come with the American Express Gift Card?

Like most bank issued gift cards, the American Express Gift Card comes with fees, including a purchase fee of about $4.95 payable at the time of purchase. There is also a monthly service fee of $2 that is charged after 12 months of purchase. This is better when compared to the Visa Gift Card service fees, which are typically charged after 7 months of purchase and can be as much as $4.95. In addition, if your card is lost or stolen, American Express will replace any available funds still remaining on the card but will charge you a replacement fee of $5.95.

3. Can I use the American Express Gift Card to make purchases online?
Yes, but before you do that, you need to register the card with American Express (add your name and billing address to the card). This is necessary because the online merchant will then be able to match the name and billing address you provide for your order with the name and billing address on file for your visa gift card (just like they do for credit cards).

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Using Visa or American Express Gift Cards on Paypal

This post explains how to use Visa or Amex gift cards on paypal and the challenges that come with that. Also check below for our most popular Visa Prepaid Gift Cards that allow you to shop online, pay bills, and get money at ATMs.

One of the most popular gift card questions online is whether one can link prepaid gift cards like the Visa gift card to a PayPal account. The short answer is Yes and No.

Now, the long answer: Yes, it is possible to link a prepaid gift card like the Visa or American Express gift card to a PayPal account but for this to happen, you need to pray and hope that PayPal does not require you to go through their Expanded Use verification process. To better understand why, you first need to be familiar with the process for linking a credit card to a PayPal account. When you link your credit card to a PayPal account, PayPal will attempt to confirm your address with your credit card company. If the credit card company is not able to confirm your address, then you may be asked by PayPal to complete their Expanded Use enrollment process in order to activate your credit card.

Expanded Use verification means PayPal will charge your credit card a small about. Next to the charge will be a unique, randomly generated 4-digit Expanded Use code. If you have online access to your credit card activity, the charge and code will appear on your card activity in approximately 2-4 business days. If you do not have online access, you must wait until you receive your statement in the mail to get the 4-digit code. If you are adding a debit card to your PayPal account, your 4-digit Expanded Use code will be printed on your bank statement next to the charge.

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Free $25 American Express Gift Card from Avis

Avis is offering a free $25 American Express gift card when you use your American Express card to rent a car at any Neighborhood Avis location. You also save up to 25% on your car rental. You must pay with any American Express Card to qualify for the savings and rewards card offer. Gift Cards are available while supplies last. Click here for details.

Where to buy American Express gift cards (In-Person)

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American Express (Amex) gift cards can be purchased in-person at the following drug stores and supermarkets (grocery stores). (Updated 10/27/2011)

Drug Stores

Eckerd’s
Duane Reade
Longs Drugs
Rite Aid
Walgreens
CVS

Grocery Stores/Supermarkets

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Using Visa or American Express Gift Cards to Shop Online

This Post is about how you can use the Visa or American Express Gift Cards to Shop Online. For a List of Popular Visa Gift Cards that you can use to shop online, pay bills, and get cash at ATMs, etc, see below.

One of the most asked gift card questions, particularly on Yahoo Answers is whether you can use a Visa or any other bank issued gift card (American Express, Discover, or MasterCard) to shop online. The answer is yes.

However, there are additional steps you have to take to prevent your card from being rejected by the merchant. The problem with using Visa (or any other bank issued) gift card online is that there is no verifiable name and address associated with the card. When buying things online, most merchants want your name and billing address to match the name and address you have on file with your card (credit, debit, or bank gift card) issuer.
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Therefore, before you use your Visa or other bank issued gift card, call the merchant/financial institution that issued the card or go to their website and add your name and address to the card. This will ensure that when you use the card online, the name and address you provide to the merchant for billing will match the name and address on file for the card. Once you have registered your card, you can use it online just like you would use a regular credit card.

If your information (name and address) has changed since you registered your Visa gift card, call the card issuer or go online and update your information before you use the card online.

Check the balance on Visa gift card or American Express gift card balance. Gift Card Balance Now also allows you to check gift card balance to over 500 merchants.

Top 10 most popular gift cards

top-10.JPGCuriosity got the best of me today so I decided to find out what the 10 most popular gift cards are. I figured the best way to do this was to see which gift cards feature the most on searches. Since I am biased towards Google and Yahoo, I decided to use a keyword research tool to find out which gift cards are popular on these two sites. It turns out the most popular gift card according to Google and Yahoo Search results is the Visa gift card. The top 10 is made up of the following:

The result was surprising to me. I was expecting to see more department store and clothing store gift cards. I am not sure why i had that thought. It is interesting that the bank issued gift cards (Visa, American Express, and MasterCard) feature prominently in searches because these cards are laden with fees and have expiration dates. Does this mean people want the convenience of being able to use these cards everywhere and don’t care about the fees or expiration? Let me know what you think. Post your comment below.

Click here to see the “Top 20 Most Wanted Gift Cards of 2010”

Free $100 American Express gift card from Lexus

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Lexus is offering a free $100 American Express Encompass gift card when you test drive any 2008 Lexus. You must complete a registration online and provide dealer and VIP codes. Offer available while supplies last. Click here

Check out the Free Gift Cards page for the current list of free gift card deals.

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