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. Read the terms and conditions on the back of your card to know for sure.
How do I convert gift cards to cash?
Go to a Gift Card Exchange kiosk to trade your card for cash. A Gift Card Exchange kiosk is usually bright yellow and located in a grocery store. Insert the card information into the kiosk and then choose to accept or reject the offer the kiosk gives you.
How do I transfer money from a gift card to my bank account?
To set up direct deposit, you will need to provide the account and routing number associated with your gift card. You can usually find this information on the website or app associated with the card. Once you have these numbers, you can set up a direct deposit with your bank, just like you would for a paycheck.
How can I get cash for gift cards immediately?
Dedicated Gift Card Marketplaces:
- CardCash: Offers up to 92% of the card's value and boasts quick payouts via ACH, PayPal, or check.
- Raise: Popular platform with a marketplace feel.
- GiftCash: Competitive payouts (up to 93%) and instant offers for select brands.
What ATMs accept Visa gift cards?
You may use your VISA Gift Card at any Merchant displaying the VISA logo as a signature-based transaction or by utilizing the PIN at any Merchant or ATM displaying the Plus, Pulse, NYCE or STAR network logos.
Is there a way to withdraw money from a Visa gift card?
Can I use my VISA Gift Card at an ATM? A. Yes. You can get cash at ATM's that display any of the following symbols: PULSE, NYCE, STAR and Plus.