Do you want to buy a gift card with a buy now, pay later service?
Are you wondering if Sezzle can be used to buy gift cards?
Here, you will get all the answers you are looking for. In this post, we will discuss if it is possible to buy a gift card with Sezzle and the guide to use Sezzle on both online and offline stores to buy a gift card of your choice.
Can you buy gift cards with Sezzle
Yes, you can buy most of the gift cards with Sezzle from both online platforms and in-store that are supported by Sezzle. Though you can buy gift cards from most of the stores, not all stores support Sezzle as a payment method to buy gift cards.
Before you try to buy gift cards from any store or online portal, you will have to be sure it is a participating store. You can either contact the merchant or search Sezzle as a payment method option on the checkout page.
There are thousands of types of gift cards, if not millions. We cannot provide a universal answer for the query. That’s why you will have to search once before you can finally buy a gift card.
Buying any goods and even gift cards with Sezzle will ease the blow on your wallet. If you require a particular amount to buy something and need a little support of money flow, Sezzle can provide you that.
And the borrowed amount can be paid back in four easy installments over the period of 6 weeks. Great feature for those who are experiencing a delayed paycheck.
If you are wondering how you can buy a gift card with Sezzle and need more details on the same, proceed with the next part of this post.
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How to buy gift card with Sezzle
You can easily buy gift cards with Sezzle from a supporting platform only. Sezzle doesn’t support all retailers around the globe. But still, there are thousands of retailers that offer Sezzle BNPL services to buy gift cards and other goods.
Here, we will be including a step-by-step guide on how you can buy gift cards with Sezzle on both online and offline stores.
In-Store (Offline store)
Step 1 – Apple Pay or Google Pay account required
To use Sezzle BNPL at an offline store, you will have to use the Sezzle Virtual Card feature to make the final payment. And to use the virtual debit card, you are required to have an Apple Pay or Google Pay account set up beforehand.
If you have an account on Apple Pay or Google Pay platform, you can skip to the next part. If you haven’t, proceed only after creating your digital wallet account.
Step 2 – Open Sezzle app
Now, you will be required to open the Sezzle app on your mobile device. If you do not have the app, download it from the respective app store. It is available for free for both Android and iOS platforms.
Open the app and proceed with the next step.
Step 3 – Go to the ‘Sezzle Card’ tab
After opening the Sezzle app, log in with your account details.
On opening the app, you will find yourself on the home screen of the app. There you will find the ‘Sezzle Card’ tab. Go to the tab and proceed with the next step.
Step 4a – Select the ‘Add to Wallet’ option
In the same ‘Sezzle Card’ tab, you will see different options below the Sezzle virtual debit card image.
Here, you will have to select the ‘Add to Wallet’ option to continue.
Step 5a – Select your wallet
Now, after selecting the option to add Sezzle virtual card to your wallet, you will be asked about the wallet of your choice. As mentioned above, there are two choices – Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Select any one of them to continue.
And that’s it.
Your card details will be added automatically to the wallet. There is no need to add even the card number by yourself. Sezzle will do it for you.
Step 6a – Use your Sezzle Virtual Card
Right after adding your Sezzle virtual card to the wallet, you are all set to use it as a payment method in the supporting stores. Be advised. Not all stores accept Sezzle virtual debit card as a payment method. Make sure the store recognizes Sezzle as a payment method.
If the store accepts Sezzle virtual card, you will be able to pay with Sezzle virtual card through Apple Pay or Google Pay wallet.
It is as easy as that.
In the above part, we discussed the steps required to buy gift cards with Sezzle in stores. And now, let us see how one can buy gift cards with Sezzle in online stores.
Before we start, we would like to mention that steps up to Step 3 are similar to the previous part. We will continue from Step 4b now.
In case you find it confusing, you can let us know in the comments section below. We would be more than glad to help you out.
Step 4b – Access your Sezzle virtual card
After opening the Sezzle app and logging in with your account, you will be required to access your Sezzle virtual card. If you are using a mobile app, you can simply select the ‘Sezzle Card’ tab.
If you use Sezzle’s official website for the procedure, you will find an option called ‘Use Your Sezzle Virtual Card.’
On selecting the required option on mobile or PC, you will find all the relevant details of your Sezzle virtual card like card number, expiry date, and other required details.
Step 5b – Go to online store checkout
Now that your Sezzle virtual card is ready to use, you can finally go to the merchant website.
Select the gift card you want to buy and reach the Checkout page.
Before you proceed, you have to make sure that the online store accepts Sezzle virtual card. As mentioned above, you will have to check if the online store accepts Sezzle as payment method.
Step 6b – Enter card details
If you made it to the checkout page and if the online store accepts Sezzle as payment method, you can proceed by entering details like card number, expiration date, and security code.
Make sure you enter the correct card details. Both Sezzle app and website provides the option to copy-paste the card details to the checkout page.
And that’s all.
Step 7 – Receive confirmation
Finally, you will be able to buy the gift card. You will also receive a confirmation on your registered email address.
You will get the details of your installments on your Sezzle app or website. Pay in four easy installments. It is as easy as that.
Got any queries? Ask us in the comments section below.
Sezzle alternative to buy gift cards
One of the most popular platforms to buy gift cards from popular brands is Giftcards.com. But the problem is Giftcards.com, and many other platforms don’t accept Sezzle virtual card as a payment method.
Talking specifically about Giftcards.com, this particular platform only accepts ZIP as far as the BNPL payment method is concerned.
If you have never used ZIP before, we will include a quick guide to help you.
- Step 1 – Download ZIP free app.
- Step 2 – Open the ZIP app and search for Giftcards.com in the search bar.
- Step 3 – Select the gift card of your choice and add it to your card.
- Step 4 – At the checkout, select the ‘Pay with Zip’ option
- Step 5 – Pay back the borrowed amount in four easy steps. Get installments details and schedule on ZIP app or official website.
1. Can I buy gift cards with Sezzle
Yes, you can buy gift cards with Sezzle on both online and offline stores. Not all merchants accept Sezzle as payment method. Check once before you try to buy anything from the store.
And that’s all, ladies and gentlemen.
Here, we first discusses if it is even possible to buy gift cards with Sezzle. In the second part of the guide, we provided a guide to buy gift card with Sezzle on both online and offline store.
The steps involved are very easy but if you need any assistance, you can let us know in the comments section below. We would be more than happy to help you out.
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Ankit Kumar is an Engineer by profession and a blogger by passion. Over the last several years, he has written tons of articles, solving queries on Quora. He also has years of experience in investing in Cryptocurrencies, Funds, and Stocks.