43 Gift Cards Sold at Jewel-Osco

In addition to its own gift cards, Jewel-Osco stores carry a number of gift cards to third-party retailers.

Whether you're looking to buy a gift card from a particular brand or want to combine your gift shopping with your grocery shopping, it's helpful to know what's typically available before heading to the store.

Exterior of a Jewel-Osco store that sells gift cards

Below, I list the gift card brands commonly sold at Jewel-Osco, plus those you shouldn’t expect to find at your local store.

Note that third-party gift cards at Jewel-Osco don’t have additional fees, with the exception of American Express, Mastercard, and Visa gift cards, which have activation fees ranging from around $4 to $6.[1]

The List

The following gift cards are available for purchase at Jewel-Osco.[1][2]

To compile this list, I contacted customer service representatives at Jewel-Osco stores across Iowa and Illinois.

Keep in mind that exact availability will vary by store, depending on current stock.[1]

  • Albertsons
  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Apple
  • Applebee’s
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Best Buy
  • Bob Evans
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Burger King
  • Chipotle
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Dairy Queen
  • Dunkin’
  • Fandango
  • GameStop
  • Google Play
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowe’s
  • Macy’s
  • Mastercard
  • McDonald’s
  • Netflix
  • Old Navy
  • Olive Garden
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Red Robin
  • Regal Theatres
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • Safeway
  • Sephora
  • Sonic Drive-In
  • Spotify
  • Starbucks
  • Steam
  • Subway
  • TGI Fridays
  • Uber
  • Visa
  • Vons
  • Xbox

Tip: Jewel-Osco for U members earn two points for every $1 spent on gift cards at Jewel-Osco. Every 100 points is worth one special discount or free item. You can become a member for free in the Jewel-Osco mobile app or by creating a Jewel-Osco account online.[3][4]

Gift Cards Jewel-Osco Doesn’t Sell

In the course of my research, I found that Jewel-Osco typically doesn’t sell the following third-party gift cards.

You can find out where to pick up some of these gift cards by tapping on the linked text below.


If Jewel-Osco doesn’t sell the gift card you’re looking for, there are similar stores that sell gift cards and may have your preferred brand in stock.

Target and Walmart are two of your options, as well as grocery stores like Kroger.

See the list of places to buy gift cards.


Can I purchase Jewel-Osco gift cards online?

Yes, you can purchase Jewel-Osco plastic and digital e-gift cards, as well as a selection of third-party gift cards, from the Albertsons online gift card shop.[5]

Are gift card purchases eligible for cash back with the Visa prepaid gift card at Jewel-Osco?

While you can earn up to 2% cash back on some purchases at Jewel-Osco when you pay with the Visa reloadable prepaid gift card, you cannot get cash back on gift card purchases.[1][6]

Can I use Albertsons and Safeway gift cards at Jewel-Osco and vice versa?

Yes, Albertsons owns Safeway and Jewel-Osco, and their gift cards are all interchangeable.[1][7]

Can I pay for online orders with a Jewel-Osco gift card?

No, you cannot pay for Jewel-Osco online orders (including scheduled pickup) with a Jewel-Osco gift card.[8]

In Summary

Jewel-Osco sells several third-party gift card brands, including entertainment and restaurants, in addition to its own gift cards.[1][2]

There are no additional purchase fees to note. However, American Express, Mastercard, and Visa gift cards have activation fees ranging from $4 to $6 each.[1]

Jewel-Osco for U members can also earn points on gift card purchases, receiving a reward for each 100 points earned.[3][4]

Be sure to ask any additional questions about picking up gift cards at Jewel-Osco in the comments section below or share your experiences making gift card purchases.

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