- Accepted at Over a Million Places
- Gift Cards can be used virtually everywhere in the U.S. that welcomes American Express Cards.*
- Available in a variety of prepaid amounts
- Gift Card denomination values range from $25-$500.
- Replaceable
- If the Gift Card is lost or stolen, the unused balance can be refunded/replaced.*
4.9 / 5.0 (36 votes)
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Information - Rates - Fees

Intro APR:
Intro Period:
Annual Fee:
Card Network:
Card Category:
Consumer (Shopping)
Card Type:
Gift Card
Shopping Card
Credit Needed:
Accepts All*
Grace Period:
Late Payment Fee:

Balance Transfers

Balance Transfer:

Other Fees

Opening Minimum:
Application Fee:
Additional Fees
  "Classic" gift card fee - $3.95
"Personalized" gift card fee - $3.95
"Special Occasion" card fee - $4.95
Check-issuance fee - $10.00
Monthly service (after 12 months) fee - $2.00
Replacement card fee - $5.95
UPS shipping (Air; 2 days) - $12.95
UPS shipping (Air; Next days) - $15.95
UPS shipping (Ground; 10 days) - $7.95
USPS shipping (Express / per card) - $9.95
USPS shipping (First Class mail) - $5.95


1. Your purchases can total up to $5,000 per 14-day period.
2. Orders of $200 and up can only be shipped via UPS.
3. USPS delivery method is not available for Gift Card orders equal to or greater than $200.
4. American Express is no longer shipping Gift Cards to the states of CT, HI, NH, and VT. Based upon legislation in these four states, it is cost-prohibitive for American Express to sell our Gift Cards.

Review by

The American Express Consumer Gift Card can be purchased in a variety of formats. The Consumer Gift Card is a highly sought after commodity. What gives the gift card from American Express its added value is its tie to the stores that are a part of the American Express Network.

These cards are accepted wherever you see the American Express logo. The American Express Consumer Gift Card is by far the most widely accepted and highly sought after gift card on the market. The cards can be personalized for gift giving with names and photographs. You can purchase a gift card at mostly all Banks or go online to the American Express bank portal. A bit longer for personalized cards.


Most attractive:
- Special occasion cards
- Personalized
- Can be delivered within 1-2 business days
Least attractive:
- Monthly fee
- Requires precise activation

Rewards & Benefits

Other Benefits:
Participating retailers: Albertons, Stop and Shop, Safeway, Vons, Circle K Stores, Bi-lo, Tops, Stater Bros, Pathmark, Giant Eagle Stores, Wawa, Basha's, A & P, Kings and more. See Terms adn Conditions for details.

The information provided for American Express Gift Card for Consumer is believed to be accurate at the time of evaluation (Apr 9, 2014). We strongly advise visitors to review the terms and conditions to verify accuracy of the information posted prior to applying for the product.

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