How Do I Send Someone a WalMart Gift Card?

For the hard-to-shop-for person on your list, a Walmart gift card is an excellent way to allow the recipient to purchase what they want while showing you are thinking of them. Walmart gift cards can be purchased online and sent to someone via email or regular mail. Gift cards can also be purchased at any Walmart store and hand-delivered to the recipient.

Christian Allen is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Jul 13, 2023

Walmart is an industry leader in discount merchandise, and you cannot go wrong sending someone a Walmart gift card for any occasion, holiday or event. How do you send someone a Walmart gift card? You can learn more about purchasing from the retailer by contacting customer service here, and below are ways you can purchase and ship a gift card to a friend or family member.

How to Send Someone a Walmart Gift Card

There are three main ways to send someone a gift card from Walmart: online (email), through regular mail service or in person.

Walmart Gift Card Through Email

To send someone a Walmart e-gift card, complete the steps listed below.

  1. Open Walmart's website in your browser and log into your Walmart account or open a new Walmart account.
  2. Click "Gift Cards" from the menu at the top of the screen.
  3. Choose "Walmart gift cards" from the options listed.
  4. Select an e-gift card design to open electronic card options.
  5. Choose from the pre-set amounts or enter a custom card amount.
  6. Add the recipient's email address, name and sender's name.
  7. Include a personal message to the recipient.
  8. Click "Buy Now" to complete the purchase.

Classic Walmart Card Through the Mail

You can send someone a classic (plastic) gift card through regular mail by doing the steps listed here.

  1. Open Walmart's website in your browser and log into your Walmart account or open a new Walmart account.
  2. Click "Gift Cards" from the menu at the top of the screen.
  3. Choose "Walmart gift cards" from the options listed.
  4. Select a card design.
  5. Set the card value.
  6. Click "Add to Cart."
  7. Open the shopping cart and click "Continue to Checkout."
  8. Enter shipping information (recipient's name and mailing address).
  9. Add payment details and submit to complete the purchase.

In-Person Walmart Gift Card Delivery

Walmart gift cards can also be purchased at any brick-and-mortar location, including supercenters and neighborhood markets. Any cashier or customer service desk representative can help complete the classic gift card purchase, and the card can then be hand-delivered to the recipient.

With all the products available for purchase at Walmart, a gift card is a perfect option for your loved one, especially those hard to shop for. For more information or assistance with a Walmart gift card purchase and delivery, contact customer support here.

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Christian has been writing about long hold times and customer service call center experiences since 2010. He's been featured in Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe.
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