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Making online purchases is easier with the use of gift cards. Also, gift cards make sending money to family and friends more convenient. Although physical gift cards have been the most popular, the introduction of digital gift cards changes the narrative completely.

Crypto.com offers its users a way to purchase gift cards using cryptocurrencies. Gift cards on the Crypto.com App available to you will depend on your location. However, not to worry, Crypto.com supports gift cards from over 30 countries and 310 brands. 

Now, this is the best part; when you purchase gift cards on Crypto.com, you can get up to 10% instant cashback. This is one of the not-so-common ways to earn through Crypto.com. To get the best cashback on your gift card purchase, we advise you to go for the maximum (stake 10,000 CRO).

Why should you use gift cards?

There are many reasons why you might want to make purchases with gift cards. Top of the lists are:

  • It is a more suitable gift for the holidays and special occasions. When you have no idea what to gift your friends and family, an open-loop gift card will get the job done.
  • It is easier and more convenient to use
  • Gift cards are an easier substitute when you don’t want to use cash or a credit card
  • Gift cards can also help you teach your kids and teens the basics of spending

How can I purchase a Crypto.com gift card?

You can purchase a Crypto.com gift card with your crypto. However, there is a limited number of crypto you can choose in which CRO is included. Other cryptos that you can use to buy include BTC, AAVE, BAL, COMP, ETH, LRC, LTC, MKR, ENJ, YFI, XRP, WBTC, SNX, KNC, DOGE, and CRV.

Steps to purchase on the Crypto.com app include:

  1. Register on the Crypto.com app if you don’t have an account yet
  2. Click on the Crypto.com logo and the bottom section
  3. Select Pay and choose the gift card
  4. In the gift card section, choose “Shop Now”
  5. In the “Shop Now” section, you can choose your location and popular brands where you can use your gift card. 

Which country can I use a Crypto.com gift card?

There are over 30 countries and 300,000 shops where you can make purchases with your Crypto.com gift card. If you plan to gift it to family and friends, we advise you to check whether their location is supported on the Crypto.com app and the popular brands that accept the cards. 

To check if your location or a friend’s or family’s location is supported:

  • Follow the steps listed in the “Steps to purchase your gift card” section.
  • Select a location you want to confirm. The allowed brands where you can make payment with your gift card will be listed.
AirlineEducation
EntertainmentF&B
FashionFinancial Services
GamesGas & Diesel
General RetailGrocery
HotelsTaxi
TelecommunicationTransportation
Figure 1: List of categories on the Crypto.com app to select brands from

Where can I use my Crypto.com gift card?

You can use your Crypto.com gift card to make payments to any allowed brands. Also, you can gift your family and friends a gift card for vacation or special events. However, if you are gifting out your gift card, you must send the allowed brands where they can use the gift card in their location.

How can I earn by purchasing Crypto.com gift cards?

This is one section we are always excited to put out there. This is because we continue to source for ways in which you can earn on Crypto.com. When you purchase a gift card on the Crypto.com app, you will receive up to 10% cashback.

To get the maximum reward, you should do one of the three listed things listed:

  • Hold at least 10,000 CRO for 3 months
  • Staked at least 10,000 CRO in the Crypto.com app
  • Staked at least 10,000 CRO in the Crypto.com exchange (DeFi wallet)

The cashback reward you will receive will also depend on the category of the gift card you have purchased. The cashback you will receive for any category of gift card you purchase will be displayed when you are making the purchase. Also, the cashback on gift card purchases is instant so, you should find them in your earn section immediately after the purchase.

How will I receive my purchased gift cards?

Crypto.com offers a digital gift card that will be delivered both to your registered email and in-app. For gift cards purchases meant as gifts, Crypto.com will not send to your friends or family on your behalf. However, you can share the email you receive with whomever you wish. 

How to keep track of your gift card balance?

You need to contact the merchant directly to keep track of the balance on your gift card

In conclusion, the Crypto.com gift card gives you all the spending freedom you need and is a perfect gift for your loved ones. For the expiring dates of the gift cards, you will get the information with the mail you receive after you make the purchase.

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