Frequently Asked Questions
Exactly what is GiveAnything.com?
GiveAnything.com is the Internet's premier gift giving resource for both individuals and corporations. With GiveAnything.com you can send a universal gift certificate that can be spent at hundreds of the Web's best online stores (as opposed to traditional gift certificates that can be that can only be spent at a single store). Or choose from a selection of popular retail gift cards. We even offer a multi-merchant gift card, powered by AMEX that can be spent at over 100 top retailers and travel partners. With GiveAnything.com your recipients will know that you cared enough to give them exactly what they wanted. Anything!
How are GiveAnything.com Gift Certificates delivered?
Send your gift by email with a FREE eCard, print your own physical gift certificate using your computer and printer and now even by Text Message to a cell phone! When you send a gift certificate you will be asked to choose the delivery method that works best for you.
What kinds of items can be purchased with a GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate?
Our name says it all. You are literally giving anything! From common items such as books and videos to the more obscure items most of us would never think of, we pride ourselves in working with the widest variety of stores anywhere. No matter what the area of interest, we're sure to have something for everyone!
How do I know which Web sites accept GiveAnything.com Gift Certificates?
Many of our Member stores proudly display their association with us on their Web sites. In addition, the shopping area of our Web site includes a full list of online stores (organized by shopping category) and a convenient search function that lets you locate a specific item or retailer.
Can I include a personal message with my GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate?
Of course! When sending a gift certificate you'll be asked if you wish to include a special message with your order.
How much does it cost to use the GiveAnything.com service?
There is a $1.95 transaction and handling fee per certificate owing to the addition of physical retail gift cards to the redemption experience.
Help! I'm spending a GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate and the item I want is priced higher than the value of my gift certificate. What can I do?
You can always increase the amount of your GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate with a credit card by using the "Add Value" link in the
upper right hand corner of our shopping frame.
What if I don't spend the full amount of my GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate?
No problem at all! Your remaining value will be available to you whenever you choose to spend at any of our participating online stores. You can spend as much or as little as you like and your remaining value will be kept on record. If you ever lose track of the dollar amount left on your gift certificate you can use the "Check Balance" link on the GiveAnything.com shopping frame.
How long is my GiveAnything.com Gift Certificate good for?
For certificates issued after January 1, 2005, there will be no expiration date. These certificates shall remain valid in perpetuity. For certificates issued prior to January 1, 2005, the certificates, including any unused portion thereof, shall expire and become void after one (1) year from the date of issuance, except (a) for purchases made in California, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Massachusetts, in which case this certificate shall not expire; (b) for purchases made in Hawaii, in which case this certificate shall expire and become void two years after issuance, and (c) in any other state where a one-year expiration date is prohibited by law, in which case this certificate shall expire, if allowed, at the earliest time under such applicable law. The state of purchase for gift certificates shall be the state given by the purchaser as his or her home state when providing an address for credit card verification. For all certificates issued through the GiveAnything.com web site, there are no dormancy fees, no handling fees, and no inactive status fees. Please click here for complete terms and conditions regarding GiveAnything.com gift certificates.
I'm really late! Can you deliver a gift certificate for me NOW?
We specialize in solving these kind of problems. In fact, if you choose e-mail delivery, we can send your gift certificate instantly! All you need is an email address. Or print your gift right from your computer browser and hand deliver it. You can now even send your gift by Text Message to a cell phone!
This sounds great! How can I pay for my order?
GiveAnything.com accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for all orders.
GiveAnything.com utilizes secure SSL encryption on all credit card transactions. This industry standard technology assures you that your personal information is 100% safe. In addition, our Security Guarantee is one of the most comprehensive on the Web!