Handling Gift Cards

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Checking the Balance on a Gift Card

To check the balance on a Gift Card:

• Press the Payments tab
• Select Check Gift Card Balance:

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• Swipe the card, or type in the 16-digit card number on the upper left corner on the back of the card:

 

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• Press the Check Balance button and the balance will be displayed on the POS:

 

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Accepting Gift Cards as a Payment type

After ringing up all the items in the sale, simply swipe the customer’s gift card into the magnetic card reader, or:

• Press the Payments tab
• Select Enter Gift Card Number

 

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• Swipe the card, or type in the 16-digit card number on the upper left cornet on the back of the card:
• Press the Process Card button

 

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• If there is still a payment due (there was not enough funds on the card to pay for the purchase), a balance will display and the customer will need to furnish an additional form of payment.



Selling (activating) a Gift Card

Selling a gift card is very similar to selling any other item.

• Make sure you have a gift card available to give to the customer
• Locate the Gift Card Activation (or similar) button on the point of sale

 

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• On the process card screen, swipe the gift card, or enter the 16-digit card number on the upper left corner on the back of the card.
• Enter the dollar amount that the customer wishes to put on the card in the Amount box
• Press the Activate Card button on the point of sale

 




Adding funds to a Gift Card (incrementing)

If a customer already has a gift card and wishes to add more funds on to it:

• Locate the Add $ to Gift Card (or Increment Gift Card or similar) button on the point of sale
• Swipe the customer’s gift card, or enter the 16-digit card number on the upper left cornet on the back of the card.
• Enter the amount that the customer wishes to add onto the card in the Amount box
• Press the Increment Card button on the point of sale