Can you use a Walmart gift card at Sam’s Club? (electronic gift card, physical card, how to use…)
Walmart gift cards are the perfect gift for Christmas. They are cute, small and easy to carry. Can you still pay with them when shopping at Walmart stores?
Since Sam’s Club is owned by Walmart, can you use their gift card too?
In addition to answering this question, we’ll cover other topics that may be of interest to you:
Can you use a Walmart gift card at Sam’s Club?
Yes, you can use your Walmart Gift Card to buy in-store, online (samsclub.com) and at gas stations. In fact, Sam’s Club encourages the use of Walmart gift cards for membership benefits because Walmart is their parent company.
To learn more about the payment methods accepted at Sam’s Club, read on…
Payment Methods Accepted at Sam’s Club
According to their official website, Sam’s Club accepts several other payment methods:
|Sam’s Club brick and mortar store||SamsClub.com|
|Walmart and Sam’s Club Gift Cards||Walmart and Sam’s Club Gift Cards|
|debit card||debit card|
|Sam’s Club Card (PLCC)||Sam’s Club Card (PLCC)|
|American Express||American Express|
|prepaid credit card||prepaid credit card|
|cash or check||Digital Wallet Service|
|SNAP/EBT||Sam’s Club Credit Direct Account|
What are the benefits of paying with a Walmart gift card?
Walmart gift cards are lovely gifts to celebrate special occasions like graduation or Christmas. For just $5, you can express your gratitude to someone and even get them some discount.
First, using a gift card allows you to avoid long lines at checkout, making for a more enjoyable shopping experience. Plus, gift cards (both physical and e-gift cards) include a prepaid amount so you can use them to make contactless purchases.
All you need to do is show the card to the waiter and they will do the rest. You can also buy gas at a Walmart or Sam’s Club gas station. However, you must be enrolled in Sam’s Club’s membership program to buy fuel at their gas station.
What can you buy with a Walmart gift card?
Unless otherwise stated, you can use the gift card for any in-store or online store purchase. These include buying alcohol, tobacco and firearms. However, some gift cards prohibit the purchase of these items, while others require the purchase of specific items (eg, turkey for Thanksgiving).
Walmart will usually note prohibited items on the shopping page for that particular card.For more information or inquiries, we recommend that you contact customer service 1-800-925-6278.
Are there restrictions on paying with Walmart gift cards?
In general, you can use a Walmart gift card for any in-store purchase, online shopping, paying at the gas station—basically everything.
However, some gift cards prohibit the purchase of certain items, such as tobacco or firearms. Walmart will clearly describe these items on the shopping page where you purchase these gift cards.
How to Use a Walmart Gift Card at Sam’s Club
You can use a plastic gift card to make in-store and online purchases at Sam’s Club, but if you don’t have a PIN, you can only use it in-store. To use a physical gift card, just give it to the cashier and they will handle the rest.
On the other hand, you can only use Walmart’s eGift card for online shopping. Many people choose to exchange electronic gift cards for physical cards at the customer service desk.
To use your gift card online:
1. Add your item to the cart as usual.
2. Proceed to checkout.
3. Select “Gift Card” from the payment methods listed.
4. Add your new gift card if you haven’t already, or apply a saved gift card.
For more information on using Walmart gift cards, visit their terms and conditions page.
Walmart Rewards and Gift Cards
When you pay with your Walmart Rewards Card, you can earn points that can be redeemed for gift cards. Walmart Rewards also gives you up to 5% cash back on purchases made on Walmart.com or the Walmart app.
You can use Walmart’s physical gift cards to buy online and in-store, but you can only use your eGift cards to make purchases on Walmart.com. That said, there are several benefits to purchasing a Walmart gift card, the first being a seamless checkout and the second being a gift to your friends and family.
How has your experience with Walmart gift cards been at Sam’s Club? Let us know in the comments below!