American Express gift card online use
December 22, 2013 11:01 AM Subscribe
I just used a $25 American Express gift card for an Amazon order that was more than $25. What happens now?
posted by lewedswiver to Work & Money (16 answers total)
For the name of the card, I put "A Gift for You"; for the billing address I put my home address. I was hoping I could use up the gift card and then pay for the balance of the order on another card. However, the entire order went through, even though the amount of the card should have been insufficient for the order.
What will happen now? Will I get the items I ordered? Might I get a bill in the mail for the balance of the order?
I ask because I still have the order confirmation page open and could change the payment option. On the one hand I want to make sure I get these items, so I'm tempted to change to a card that I know will go through for the whole order. On the other hand, I don't want to change to another card, and then try to use the original gift card again in another place and have it register as being used up (and thereby losing the $25).