If you have a Visa gift card and are wondering if you can get cash from it, the short answer is probably not.
Though the two cards are similar, only prepaid cards can be used to get cash from an ATM or to get “cash back” from a merchant.
Gift cards cannot.
Can you withdraw money from a prepaid Visa card?
The all-purpose Visa Prepaid card is a prepaid card that you can use to withdraw cash, pay bills or make purchases anywhere Visa Debit cards are accepted, in-person or online.
Can you withdraw cash from gift card?
These gift credit cards can be turned into straight cheddar, cash, dough, moolah, money, by using Google Wallet. Once you’ve loaded up your Wallet Balance with your gift cards, you can proceed to any ATM and withdraw your money to purchase “cash friendly” items with the card.
How can I get cash from a MasterCard gift card?
Yes. You may withdraw cash against the balance on most MasterCard prepaid and gift cards at any ATM. However, not all prepaid and gift card issuers allow ATM or foreign transactions. Be sure to check with your card issuer to ensure these types of transactions are permitted.