The Vanilla Visa Gift Card is a prepaid gift card that can be used at millions of locations within the United States and District of Columbia where Visa debit cards are accepted, including retail stores and on-line merchants. You can use your Vanilla Visa Card at a variety of retail stores including ConocoPhillips, Carlton Cards, Irving, Huck’s, Office depot, Parker’s, and Raley’s. Vanilla Visa Rewards Cards are issued by The Bancorp Bank You can purchase a Vanilla Gift Card in denominations of $25, $50, $100, Variable Load ($20-$500).
Activating Vanilla Visa Gift Card
At the time of purchase, give the card to the cashier and sign the receipt or push “credit” on the keypad. You may also select a PIN of your choice to use your Card for a debit transaction. The Card is activated by the cashier at the time of purchase. Sign the back of the Card immediately where indicated. It is recommended that you write down the Card number and the customer service number on a separate piece of paper in case the Card is lost or stolen.
Checking Balance of Vanilla Visa Gift Card
It is important that you know the remaining balance on your gift card before you make a purchase to avoid declines. Many merchants will not be able to provide that information. For Vanilla Visa Gift Card, you can do so online at VanillaVisa.com. Simply type “VanillaVisa.com” in your web browser and press “Enter”.
Once you are at the site, you will see text fields in the right corner of the page. Enter your card number, CVV, and date of expiration. Then click “Continue”, which will direct you to a new page showing the remaining balance on your Vanilla Visa Gift card.
Vanilla Visa Gift Card Payment Tips
- Know your card balance before you shop, as merchants cannot determine the balance on your card.
- Not all merchants accept “split” transactions.
- If you plan to buy less than $75 worth of gas, it is recommended that you give your card to the station attendant and state exactly how much gas you want to purchase.
- Some purchases require a preauthorization.
- If you pay at the pump for gas, the pump terminal may check to see if you have funds to pay for up to $75 worth of gas because the station doesn’t know how much you are going to buy. If you plan to buy less than $75 worth of gas, it is recommended that you give your card to the station attendant and state exactly how much gas you want to purchase.