As a Target Gift Card holder, you may be interested in checking your gift card’s balance from time to time. If, for instance, you want to use your Target Gift Card to pay for something, and you aren’t sure whether the card has enough funds to cater for the transaction, then you’d need to check the Target Gift Card balance. Again, after having used the Target Gift Card to pay for something, you may be inclined to check the card’s balance, in order to know how much money is remaining in the card. Thankfully, it is possible to check the Target Gift Card Balance online – and the procedure for doing so is simple.
How to check the Target Gift Card Balance
The first step is that of going to the Target website. The address/URL to take you to the said Target website is provided below, under the heading of ‘helpful links’.
Once you get to the Target website’s homepage, check at the top and you will see a main menu with items like ‘Sign in/Account’, ‘My Store’ , ‘ Weekly Ad’, ‘Gift Cards’ and ‘Registries’ (among others). From that menu, click on the ‘Gift Cards’ link.
On the page that you are taken to upon doing, that, scroll down a bit, and you will see a section entitled ‘Already have a gift card? check its value’ Within that section, enter the gift card’s number, or the claim code, followed by the access number, and then click on the ‘look it up’ button. On the page you are taken to, click on the ‘save card’ link, and the card balance will appear.
How to find the access number, in order to check the Target Gift Card balance
As we have noted, in order to check the Target Gift Card balance, you need to enter the card number or claim number, followed by the access number. The question that arises, then, is as to where you can find the access number. It turns out that upon receiving your Target Gift Card, you can get the access code by scratching off the security seal.
Steps you can take after checking the Target Gift Card balance
After checking the Target Gift Card balance, you can proceed to use the card to pay for something – like if you find the balance sufficient for that. You can also proceed to reload the card at any given Target store in the USA, given the fact that Target gift cards are reloadable. At yet another level, you can proceed to transfer the card balance – this being, again, something that you can do at any Target store in the USA. Target Gift Card balances are transferable.
- The Target Gift Card website: http://www.target.com/c/target-giftcards/-/N-5xsxt