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Flipkart Gift Card: A comprehensive guide

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Flipkart is one of the leading online shopping platforms in India. The platform offers a variety of products for men, women and children, including books, gadgets, clothing, and other accessories.

One of the features that Flipkart offers is gift cards which are prepaid vouchers that you can use to purchase products from the Flipkart platform, be it on the app or the website.

Usually, Flipkart gift cards are used to celebrate special occasions like anniversaries, promotions, birthdays, and special days. In this article, we’ll explain everything that you need to know about the Flipkart gift cards.

Here’s what we will cover:


How to buy Flipkart gift cards?

Buying Flipkart gift cards is quite easy. You can do it on the website or the app via debit/credit cards, UPI, or net banking.

On the website

Here are the steps to buy Flipkart gift cards on the website:

Step 1: Open the Flipkart website and then head to Account > Gift Cards.

Step 2: Now, select the price range of the gift card. Flipkart offers three price ranges: up to Rs. 2,000, Rs. 2,000 to 5,000, and Rs. 5,000 to 15,000. Click on the price range to see the detailed list of offerings. For corporate enquiries, you can email the company at egvmarketing@flipkart.com.

Step 3: This step is a detailed one. Here, select the brand, customer ratings, offers, availability, occasion and type from the left panel to see your desired gift card.

Step 4: Once done with the filtering process, click on the gift card, select Buy Now and enter the recipient’s details. Here, you can add a customised denomination as per your preference. After clicking on Buy Now, pay via credit or debit card, UPI, or net banking.

That’s it. Now, let us understand how to buy Flipkart gift cards on the app.


On the app

Follow the steps given below:

  • Open the Flipkart app and then tap on the Account option at the bottom right of the mobile screen.
  • Now, select the Gift Cards for all Occasions option.
  • Next, select the gift card based on occasion, new launches, digital gift cards, or the price range. Here too, you will get the same three price ranges that we saw above. When you are done, tap on the gift card for further steps.
  • Finally, tap on Buy Now and complete the transaction.

Also read: How to use Flipkart Super Coin?


How to use Flipkart gift cards?

Now that we have learned how to buy Flipkart gift cards, let us understand how to use them. To use the gift card, you will have to first select the product that you want to buy and then during the payment process, add your gift card.

On the website

Here’s how to use the Flipkart gift cards on the website:

Step 1: Open the Flipkart website and then select the product that you want to buy.

Step 2: Click on Buy Now.

Step 3: Click on Continue.

Step 4: Under the payment options, select Add Gift Card. After that, enter the voucher number and voucher pin. Finally, click on Apply.


On the app

Here are the steps to use a Flipkart gift card on the app:

  • Open the Flipkart app and then select the product that you want to buy. Now, tap on Buy Now.
  • Select Continue.
  • Next, tap on Add besides the Have a Flipkart Gift Card? option.
  • Enter the voucher number and voucher PIN and then tap on Add Gift Card.

Also read: When is the next Flipkart sale?


How to know the Flipkart gift card balance?

To conduct a transaction using the Flipkart gift card balance, it is important to know the gift card balance.

On the website

Probably, the easiest way to know your Flipkart gift card balance is by heading to this link.

If you don’t want to use this link, here’s a detailed step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Open the Flipkart website and then head to Account > My Profile.

Step 2: Head to Gift Card > Check Gift Card Balance.


On the app

  • Open the Flipkart app, then tap on Account and select Saved Cards and Wallet.
  • You can see the gift card balance displayed at the top.

Also read: How to track a Flipkart order?


Tips for a smooth Flipkart gift card experience

In this section, we’ll provide you with some tips for a smooth Flipkart gift card experience.

  • Check the expiry date: The Flipkart gift card expires within one year from the transaction date. So, ensure that you use the card within one year.
  • Check the eligibility: Some gift cards are not transferrable on Flipkart. Thus, check the eligibility of the gift card.
  • Ensure account linkage: Ensure you enter the recipient’s details clearly to transfer the gift card. If you are a recipient, when buying the product, make sure to enter the right voucher number and voucher PIN.

Always follow up after transferring the gift card. In case, the recipient hasn’t received the gift card, contact the customer care representative of Flipkart.

In conclusion, the Flipkart gift card is a feature where you can buy a prepaid gift voucher and gift it to another person on any special occasion.

Also read: How to claim warranty on Flipkart?

Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: kumarhemant@pm.me

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