Gift certificates are documents given by an individual or a group to someone so that the receiver can use it to avail a product or a service using the said certificate as payment rather than cash. Most commonly, gift certificates are marketing tools of a company. Otherwise, it has already been paid by the giver to the provider so that the receiver of the gift certificate can enjoy its perks. You may also see Certificate Samples.
A gift certificate is different from a gift card. Gift cards are usually prepaid cards with stored monetary value on them while a gift certificate is a document in paper that may or may not store monetary value. More so, gift cards also do not expire in most cases while a gift certificate may only be used for a specific period of time.
You may take a look at our certificate templates for references.
The first thing that you need to do if you receive a gift certificate is to look at its terms and conditions. It is usually at the back part of the gift certificate. If not, a separate small sheet of paper may be given along side with the gift certificate. Here are a few things we found that you need to be aware of:
Aside from gift certificates, we also have downloadable and printable certificate templates.
It is truly amazing to receive a gift certificate especially if we truly want the products or the services that may be acquired or used through it. That is why it is very important to look at the terms and conditions first so that we will be able to fully maximize its usage.
Gift certificates are also beneficial in terms of saving money as we do not need to spend to get a certain service or product. We can allot our money to other things rather than spending it on transactions that can be provided by the gift certificate that is given to us.
You may also view our membership certificate templates for reference.