Is There Anything You Can Do If You Lose A Gift Card?

As with all other gift cards, the first thing to do is contact customer service.

If the card is registered to you, you can give them the information that they need to replace it, including the order number from when the card was purchased.

A lost or stolen gift card is a disappointment, to be sure.10 Dec 2013

Can you cancel a lost gift card?

If the card hasn’t been used, ask if it can be cancelled and a replacement gift card issued. (You may have to pay a fee to get a replacement card.) If the card has been used, then it’s not so much “lost” as it might have been stolen.15 Mar 2019

What can I do if I lost my Visa Gift Card?

Report a lost or stolen card immediately to the card issuer by calling the toll-free number listed on the issuer’s website or in the card documentation. You’ll need to provide the lost or stolen Visa Gift card number for cancellation and replacement.

Can a lost Walmart gift card be replaced?

Lost or Stolen Gift Card.

If your Walmart Gift Card is lost or stolen, immediately call customer service at 1-800-411-7942. Your Walmart Gift Card will be cancelled and we will issue a new one with the remaining balance.

Can gift cards be exchanged for cash?

No. Though Visa, Mastercard® and other bank-issued gift cards are accepted at a wide range of places–online, in stores, over the phone–they cannot be sold for cash at a Gift Card Exchange kiosk.

Can gift cards be tracked if lost?

In order to report a gift card lost or stolen, you’ll need to know the gift card number. If you don’t have the gift card number, then proof of purchase is the next best thing. This can be found on an activation receipt, a store receipt, a credit or debit transaction, a loyalty card or via some serious sleuthing.

What happens if you lose a gift voucher?

When a gift voucher is lost or stolen, the shop is under no legal obligation to replace it. It’s just like losing cash. If the voucher you had was made out specifically to you and was not transferable to another person, the salon may have been able to issue you with a new one and cancel the original voucher.20 Dec 2013

What happens if you lose a prepaid Visa card?

If you load $500 onto a prepaid debit card and you lose your card then it is as if you just lost $500 in cash. The secured card issuer will send you a new card and there are fraud protections in place to protect you in case any unauthorized charges occurred before you reported the card as lost or stolen.13 Mar 2014

Can stolen gift cards be traced?

Gift cards are the top transaction with stolen credit card numbers because when the card gets shut down, the gift cards are still good. “They can buy multiple cards. Gift cards are difficult to trace. Gagliardi said that it’s complicated to track each gift card purchased with each credit card.25 Feb 2013

Why is my Visa gift card being declined?

Visa gift cards are linked to bank accounts that generally must be activated in order to receive transactions. Inactive cards will be declined if used for payment because the associated bank accounts are not ready to be used. When the gift card is loaded with value (purchased), the gift card is automatically activated.