Do Best Buy Gift Cards Expire?

Last Updated on 10/09/2021 by GS Staff

Do Best Buy Gift Cards Expire?

Best Buy gift cards do not expire. You can use your gift cards whenever you wish without the concern that they will one day be unusable because they are past expiration.

Do Best Buy Gift Cards Have Fees?

No fees are associated with Best Buy gift cards. You don’t have to worry about your balance being depleted due to inactivity, maintenance, or other irritating fees. You won’t be surprised by fees that reduce the card’s balances. However, shipping fees may apply for cards that are shipped to residences or businesses.

How to Check a Gift Card Balance?

Best Buy makes it extremely convenient to check the balance of a gift card. Here are the three options you can use to check your gift card balance:

  • Call Best Buy’s automated gift card hotline at 1-888-716-7994
  • Go to
  • Head into a Best Buy store and ask an associate to check the balance

Be sure to have your gift card number and PIN (if applicable) available when you are ready to check your balance.

What Type of Gift Cards Does Best Buy Sell?

Best Buy sells physical (plastic), eGift, and corporate gift cards. A popular way to purchase these cards is through Best Buy. Physical gift cards are shipped to your home while e-gift cards are emailed. Gift cards are available for a variety of occasions such as birthdays, weddings, thank you, any occasion, and more.

In addition to Best Buy gift cards, the company sells restaurant, retail, travel, and gaming gift cards. These gifts cards are called specialty gift cards and can be purchased for places like Chipotle, Starbucks, Macy’s, and Roblox. Best Buy sells a huge assortment of these third-party gift cards in case you are looking for something beyond a Best Buy option.

What if I Lose My Best Buy Gift Card?

If your Best Buy gift card is lost or stolen, call the gift card hotline at 1-888-716-7994. You will need proof of purchase in order for the gift card to be replaced.

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