Are Shopify Gift Cards Transferable?

A Shopify gift card from a customer perspective is a great way to appreciation. But are Shopify gift cards transferable?

The answer is yes, Shopify gift cards are transferable, meaning that you can give them to someone else and they can use them to purchase items from any Shopify store.

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How Do You Transfer a Shopify Gift Card?

Transferring a Shopify gift card is a relatively easy process. The process is, visit the Shopify store in question, log in to a customer account, and click on the “Gift Card” tab. From there, enter the recipient’s name and email address and the amount of the gift card.

Once the details have been entered, the recipient will receive an email with instructions on how to redeem the gift card.

Are There Any Limitations on Transferring Shopify Gift Cards?

Yes, there are some limitations on transferring Shopify gift cards. The most important limitation is that the gift card must be redeemed within 90 days of purchase.

After this period, the gift card will expire and the recipient will no longer be able to use it. Additionally, gift cards can only be transferred to individuals who have an active Shopify account. If the recipient does not have an account, they will need to create one in order to redeem the gift card.

What Can You Buy with a Shopify Gift Card?

Shopify gift cards can be used to purchase almost anything from any Shopify store. This includes products, services, subscriptions, and even digital downloads.

Shopify gift cards can also be used to pay for shipping and taxes, making them a great way to give someone a complete shopping experience.

The Takeaway

Shopify gift cards are a great way to show appreciation for someone special. Being transferable, meaning they can give them to someone else who can then use them to purchase items from any Shopify store.

Gift cards must be redeemed within 90 days of purchase and that the recipient must have an active Shopify account in order to redeem the card.

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Terry Wingfield

A techy at heart, with over 10+ years of software engineering skills, and 5+ years experience in ecommerce, retention, and personalization.