Visa Gift Card Explained

Visa Gift Card Explained


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A Visa gift card is a prepaid card that can be used to make purchases anywhere Visa is accepted. The card is loaded with a set amount of money, and the balance is deducted each time the card is used. Visa gift cards are a popular gift option because they are convenient and flexible. They can be used by anyone, regardless of their credit history and has no issuance or transaction fees.

How to buy a Visa Gift card?

The easiest way to buy a Visa gift card is using Bingpay. With Bingpay, you can purchase a Visa gift card with multiple payment options like debit card, USSD, apple pay, google pay, airtime and bank transfer. You also get your card delivered to you in seconds!

Here's how to purchase the gift card from Bingpay: First thing to do is to create an account on Bingpay web or Download the App on Playstore or Apple Store.

  1. Click on the payments tab

  2. Select "Gift card"

  3. Select your preferred country

  4. Choose "Visa Prepaid"

  5. Select the amount you want to purchase and the FX rate will be displayed

  6. Confirm your details and click the purchase button

That's all, you get your gift card delivered to you via email and sms instantly.

How to redeem the Gift card?

Once you receive the gift card, it only takes a few steps to redeem. Here is how:

  1. Find the gift card number and PIN. The card number is usually a 16-digit number, and the PIN or CVV is a 3-digit number. Both numbers can be gotten by following the gift card redemption link in the instruction. Note that you might be required to use a VPN to open the link if you bought a card outside your country.

  2. Add the card to your online shopping cart. When you are ready to check out, you will need to add the card to your shopping cart. In most cases, you will find a "Visa/Master card" option in the payment section of the checkout page.

  3. Enter the card information. On the checkout page, you will be prompted to enter the card number and PIN.

  4. Review your order. Once you have entered the card information, review your order to make sure that the correct amount has been applied.

  5. Complete your purchase. Once you are satisfied with your order, you can complete your purchase.

As the demand to make online purchases on international sites continues to rise, getting a virtual prepaid card makes international online transactions more convenient and we at Bingpay want to ensure that experience is seamless for our users.