No one likes rushing around for a last-minute gift. Thankfully, if time is tight and you're worried about showing up to a holiday, birthday, or housewarming party empty-handed, you can always grab an Amazon gift card. This versatile gift suits nearly every recipient, and, best of all, you can find it in plenty of locations in stores and online. So, if you're curious about where to buy Amazon gift cards, you've come to the right place!

The next time you're stopping by your local convenience store, supermarket, gas station, or even AAA location, keep an eye out for their gift-card kiosk. You'll likely see Amazon gift cards there (along with Visa gift cards and others) in a range of dollar denominations.

Where won't you find Amazon gift cards, though? Target and Walmart do not carry Amazon gift cards, which makes sense, since these are the online superstore's major competitors. Just thought we'd save you the trouble of looking!

Whether your preference is to shop in stores or online, here's where to buy Amazon gift cards so you always have a great gift at the ready.

Where can you buy Amazon gift cards in store?

Amazon sells gift cards in stores at many national and regional retailers. They may be available in fixed or custom price denominations, depending on the selection at that particular store.

Check out the list below for an overview or see the complete list of Amazon gift card retailers on Amazon's site.

  • 7-Eleven
  • AAA Club Alliance
  • Apple Campus Stores
  • Balducci's
  • Best Buy
  • Big Y
  • Cumberland Farms
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Fairway Market
  • Family Dollar
  • Food Lion
  • GameStop
  • Harris Teeter
  • JCPenney
  • Key Foods
  • Kohl's
  • Kroger
  • Lowe's
  • Office Depot
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Price Chopper
  • Publix
  • Ralphs
  • Rite Aid
  • Staples
  • Stew Leonard's
  • Sunoco
  • USPS
  • Valero
  • Vons
  • Walgreens
  • Wawa
  • Wegmans
  • Whole Foods Market

Where can you buy Amazon gift cards online?

If you prefer going the digital gift route, buying Amazon gift cards online is simple. Head right to Amazon's gift card page and select the type you want: a physical gift card, e-gift card, or print-at-home gift card.

If you'd prefer to pick up a variety of gift cards, Amazon also sells gift cards to other brands in both physical and digital formats, including Apple, Doordash, Lowe's, Nordstrom, Sephora, and Starbucks.

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Melanie Yates
Senior Service Editor

Melanie Yates is the senior service editor of Best Products, where she writes and reports pieces pertaining to the etiquette, dilemmas, and how-tos of gift-giving for different occasions. Previously, she was the site's senior home editor, covering all things decor- and bedding-related since 2015. Her digital byline can also be found on Bustle, House Beautiful, and Elle Decor. A longtime classical-music enthusiast, Melanie spends her off-hours enjoying performances big and small across New York City.