Some bank-issued gift cards even charge a fee for simply checking the balance of a gift card. Visa gift cards, for example, expire two years after being issued, in addition to charging a monthly administrative fee of $2.50 starting six months after the activation date.
So, how much does a visa gift card cost at Walmart?
|$50 Walmart Visa Gift Card||$3.94|
|$100 Walmart Visa Gift Card||$5.44|
|$200 Walmart Visa Gift Card||$5.44|
|$25-$500 Walmart Visa Gift Card||$5.44 or less|
Do they charge to buy a gift card?
Dormancy, Inactivity or Non-Use Fees. According to federal law, both retailers and bank-issued gift card providers can charge a non-use fee against the balance of a gift card if it has been inactive for over a year. In Michigan, post-sale fees are prohibited for retailer gift cards, but are allowed on bank-issued cards
Is there an activation fee for a visa gift card?
You pay $25 for the card, and the recipient has $25 worth of store credit to enjoy. So I was surprised to hear that Target was tacking a fee of $4 onto its cards. "We don't charge an activation fee for our own cards," responded Jenna Reck, a Target spokeswoman. "The $4 activation fee is for the Target Visa gift card."