BB&T Visa Gift Cards

Purchase a Gift Card

BB&T Visa® Gift Cards are prepaid spending cards that make great gifts for any occasion. They're accepted at millions of locations within the US and are safer than carrying cash.

Like any Visa credit or check card, the Gift Card carries the Visa logo, but because it's prepaid, spending is limited to the amount of money you place on the card.

Amounts

$25 to $500

How It Works

Gift Cards are prepaid, so spending is limited to the value placed on the card.

Acceptance

Visa debit cards are accepted at millions of locations within the US.

Security

You have zero liability for unauthorized use.

Balance Info

Check your balance online or call 866-594-2076.

Register Card

Register your card online to make online, phone or catalog purchases.

Need more information? Review our frequently asked questions.

The following fees apply:

  • $3.95 for each card purchased
  • $3.00 after 12 months of inactivity

See our Terms and Conditions for more details.

Give the perfect gift for any occasion:

  • Holiday 
  • Birthday
  • Graduation
  • Wedding
  • Anniversary
  • Allowance
  • Thank you

What is the BB&T Visa Gift Card?

The BB&T Visa Gift Card is a prepaid card, not a credit card. The value of the card is limited to the amount of money loaded on the card by the purchaser. It carries the Visa logo, like any Visa credit or check card, but because it is a prepaid card, your spending is limited to the amount of money placed on the card by the purchaser. The BB&T Visa Gift Card allows you to buy what you want, when you want, at millions of merchants where Visa debit cards are accepted.

How does my BB&T Visa Gift Card work?

Using your BB&T Visa Gift card for a purchase is similar to using any Visa card. Each time you use your card, the purchase amount is automatically deducted from your available balance. Knowing your balance before you shop will ensure that your card is accepted. You can check your balance anytime by visiting BBT.com/giftcard or by calling 866-594-2076.

Do I have to be a BB&T client to purchase a BB&T Visa Gift Card?

Yes, BB&T Visa Gift Cards are sold only to BB&T clients.

Is there a limit to the dollar value that can be loaded on the BB&T Visa Gift Card?

BB&T Visa Gift Cards can be purchased in any dollar amount you choose from $25 to $500.

Will I be charged a fee for purchasing a BB&T Visa Gift Card?

Yes, there is a sales fee of $3.95 for each BB&T Visa Gift Card purchased.

What should I do if the recipient never receives the BB&T Visa Gift Card I sent?

If the BB&T Visa Gift card you sent is not received within a reasonable amount of time, please call 866-594-2076 for assistance.

Is there a limit to the number of Gift Cards I can purchase?

To ensure that our clients receive efficient service when they visit a local financial center, we recommend that all orders of more than 10 Gift Cards be processed as bulk orders. Bulk orders are shipped directly to your home or office, or can be delivered to your local financial center for pick up.

How do I order BB&T Visa Gift Cards for my business?

BB&T offers the BB&T Visa Reward Card for businesses wishing to provide a "thank you" or incentive to clients or employees. To place a bulk order, please call or visit your local financial center. Your BB&T Visa Reward Cards may be shipped directly to your business.

My BB&T Visa Gift Card does not have my name on it. Can I still use it?

Yes, you can still use your BB&T Visa Gift Card even though your name does not appear on the card. Make sure you sign the back of your BB&T Visa Gift Card because merchants may validate your identity by comparing the signature on the back of your BB&T Visa Gift Card with the one on the receipt.

My BB&T Visa Gift Card does not have my name on it. What do I sign on the receipt?

Even though your BB&T Visa Gift Card does not have your name on it, you must still sign your name on the receipt when you make signature-based purchases. Be sure to sign the back of your card.

How do I know the value of my BB&T Visa Gift Card?

The original value of your BB&T Visa Gift Card should be noted on the card carrier. You can also check the available balance on your card by visiting BBT.com/giftcard or calling 866-594-2076.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card at more than one place?

Yes, that's the best feature of the BB&T Visa Gift Card! You can use your BB&T Visa Gift Card at millions of locations where Visa debit cards are accepted.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card at an ATM?

No, you cannot use your BB&T Visa Gift Card to access cash at an ATM or through a cash advance.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card to get cash at the checkout?

No, you cannot use your BB&T Visa Gift Card to access cash. The BB&T Visa Gift Card does not have a "cash back" feature.

Are there fees associated with the BB&T Visa Gift Card?

Yes, after 12 months of inactivity, there is a $3 monthly maintenance fee. Please see the Gift Card Agreement for complete details.

How do I check the balance on my BB&T Visa Gift Card?

To check the available balance on your BB&T Visa Gift Card, visit BBT.com/giftcard or call 866-594-2076.

How can I purchase an item that costs more than the balance on my BB&T Gift Card?

When paying for a purchase with your BB&T Visa Gift Card and a second method of payment:

  1. Let the merchant know in advance you will be using two methods of payment
  2. Present the card in advance and state the amount to be deducted
  3. Pay the merchant the difference with a second form of payment—cash, check or credit/debit card

When asked by a merchant to select "credit" or "debit," what should I do?

You may select either option. If you choose credit, you will be asked to sign the sales receipt. You may also call 866-594-2076 to obtain your PIN so you can perform debit or PIN-based transactions.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card for online or phone purchases?

Yes. However, you must first register your card by visiting BBT.com/giftcard. When you make your online purchase or phone purchase, be sure to use the same name, address and phone number you used when you registered your card.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card at gas stations?

Yes. However, you must give your card to the station attendant and state exactly how much you want to purchase. The BB&T Visa Gift Card cannot be used to pay at the pump.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift card at restaurants?

Yes. However, you should be aware that many restaurants factor in an automatic tip or other expenses above the purchase amount when authorizing card purchases. If your bill, plus the estimated tip or other expenses, exceeds the balance on the BB&T Visa Gift Card, it may be declined. If this situation occurs, ask the merchant to deduct a specific amount from the card and use another method of payment for the balance.

Can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card for car rentals, airline tickets or hotels?

No, the BB&T Visa Gift Card cannot be used for car rentals, airline tickets or hotels.

What should I do if my BB&T Visa Gift Card is declined?

If a transaction is declined, you should first check your balance on the card by visiting BBT.com/giftcard or by calling 866-594-2076. If your transaction was declined even though there were sufficient funds on your card, call 866-594-2076 for assistance.

What if I need to return an item I purchased with my BB&T Visa Gift Card?

You may need to present your BB&T Visa Gift Card at the time of merchandise return. If the merchant's return policy allows it, the merchant will credit the amount of the purchase back on your card. Remember to save your receipt and the card even after you have spent all the funds in case there are any merchandise returns.

What if I change my mind and want to cancel a purchase?

A merchant may cancel the transaction at your request. However, if the merchant has already obtained an authorization for your transaction, funds equal to the authorization amount will not be available for purchases for three to seven business days.

What should I do if my BB&T Visa Gift Card is lost or stolen?

Report lost or stolen cards immediately by calling 866-594-2076. You will need to have the card number to cancel the card and issue a replacement. Keep a record of the BB&T Visa Gift Card number in a safe place, separate from the card, so that you will have the appropriate information to report a lost or stolen card.

How long can I use my BB&T Visa Gift Card?

You can make purchases using your BB&T Visa Gift Card until the value of the card has been depleted or until the "good thru" date shown on the card.

What should I do with my BB&T Visa Gift Card once the balance is depleted?

Keep your card, even after the balance is depleted, in case you need to return any purchased items. You may be asked to present the card when returning items purchased with the card.

What do I do if I have a remaining balance on my BB&T Visa Gift Card after the "good thru" date?

If you have a balance remaining on your BB&T Visa Gift Card, you can request to have a check issued for the balance or a replacement card mailed to you.

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Register your card and check your balance online.

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Check your balance by phone at 866-594-2076.

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