How to Reload Gift Cards Online

by Julie Duncan

Most gift cards, especially those offered by major retailers or restaurants, can be reloaded. Adding funds to gift cards is a great treat for kids away at school or for family members or friends during birthdays, holidays or as a way to say thank you. These cards usually can be recharged online.

Store's Website

Step 1

Go to the website of the retailer for which the gift card applies. Click on the gift card link.

Step 2

Select the "reload" option under the gift card tab where you will be prompted to enter the gift card number and the pin code located on the back of the gift card. Enter the amount you wish to put on the card and click the add to cart button.

Step 3

Pay for the transaction with your credit card and click submit to complete the process.

Receive a confirmation number, usually to you e-mail account, and the gift card should be automatically reloaded.


  • Keep the confirmation e-mail in case the card did not load for any reason.


About the Author

Julie Duncan has worked in the legal profession for over 15 years as a paralegal, owner of a court reporting business and now a law graduate. She was also recognized for her research and writing by the South Carolina Political Science Association in 2006.

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