Gift cards make the payment for products and services convenient but do you know what is even more convenient than the usual plastic branded gift cards, Digital gift cards. In this article, I am explaining everything you need to know about Digital Gift Cards
About Gift Cards
Gift cards are prepaid money cards used as an alternative method of payment to purchase products and services. They are used in retail stores, restaurants and just about anywhere that they are accepted.
They exist in two forms, Physical cards and Egift cards, also known as Ecodes and Digital gift cards.
But today, we’ll be focusing on Digital gift cards.
Digital Gift Cards
These are also known as Ecodes and E-gift cards. These are electronic codes bought online and sent to your email address or phone number.
Retail stores, banks or appropriate outlets (for example; restaurants) issue these codes and they are redeemed at these outlets or any place that accepts them. They are used to purchase items and/or services.
Note that you can only redeem some digital codes online.
Benefits of Digital Gift Codes
- Freedom to choose:
Just like all forms of gift vouchers, digital cards give you the freedom to choose whatever you want to purchase within the stipulated amount on the card.
- More convenient:
Since they are not physical cards you have to carry about, they are more convenient as the details are on your device and you have access to them anytime.
- They cannot be lost:
Unlike the physical cards which you can misplace, the digital codes are ordered online and sent to your email address or phone number (whichever is provided), and the details can easily be accessed through your device and contact information provided.
- You can resell them for cash:
Examples of Egift Cards
- Visa egift card
- Amazon egift card
- Bestbuy egift card
- Apple egift card
- Google Play egift card
And so much more!
With the rapid rise of technology, the process of using digital codes is much smoother and easier when purchasing items and people are delving more into this, because who doesn’t want a simpler life, right?
The world is evolving and technology has made almost all aspects of our lives easier, even with gifting, shopping and purchasing services.