Macy's gift cardsWhat is a Macy’s gift card used for? To answer this question there are few things we must understand before attempting to explain it. First of all you need to know what exactly Macy’s does. 

Macy’s is a United State retail department store that was founded in 1858 in Newyork by Rowland Hussey Macy. The company now has 516 branches and they operate only in the USA. The company sells products in different categories like house appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty products, beddings e.t.c. They also ship items to 200 countries worldwide including Nigeria. There are different ways of making payments in Macy’s and Macy’s gift card is one of them.

What is a Macy’s Gift Card?

Macy’s gift cards are a means of payment in Macy’s stores. They serve as a perfect gift for loved ones who you can’t figure out their gift preference. 

A Macy’s gift card is a prepaid gift card that is used as a substitute to cash or debit and credit cards to make payments only in Macy’s stores. 

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Where to Buy Macy’s Gift Cards

You can buy them offline from all Macy’s stores in the USA. You can also buy Macy’s e-gift cards from the following online stores:

  • Macy’s store

What Are They Used For?

Macy’s gift cards are used for the following reasons

  1. To Redeem items in Macy’s stores
  2. They are used as a substitute for regular gifts
  3. Macy’s gift cards can also be traded for cash or Cryptocurrency.

How To Redeem Your Macy’s Gift Cards Online

You can easily redeem your Macy’s gift card offline in any Macy’s store over the counter with the assistance of Macy’s staff.

To redeem them online you will have to follow the following steps:

  • After shopping online click on “APPLY GIFT CARD” when you want to check out.
  • Fill in your gift card number in the “CARD NUMBER” box and your gift card pin in the “CID” space
  • Click on “APPLY GIFT CARD”
  • An email will be sent to you to confirm the completion of your transaction.

To trade your Macy’s for cash or crypto you will need to create an account on a gift card exchange platform. Make sure the platform has a Rate Calculator so as to use it to check for what exchange platform sells at the highest rate.

Macy’s gift cards can also be replaced if you lose them. All you have to do is provide proof that you bought it and it will be replaced with the exact balance on the misplaced one. 


Macy’s gift cards will continue to be one of the most sought after gift cards because of the popularity of the store. So if you are thinking of a gift for a loved one, consider a Macy’s gift card.