Walmart Gift Card Exchange Policy Explained

Walmart doesn’t offer refunds or exchanges for gift cards unless such refunds are required by the state.[1] Our related research lists the states that require cash refunds for gift cards. You also cannot get cash back from a Walmart gift card (as previously reported).

In the past, Walmart has paired with CardCash to offer a gift card exchange program for the holiday season.[2] Customers could exchange their gift cards from over 200 retailers to their nearest Walmart store for slightly less than the face value. While Walmart has discontinued the program at the time of this writing, it’s worth noting that the retailer may offer a similar program in the future.

Other Options for Gift Card Exchange/Resale

There are several alternative gift card exchange options — both online and physical stores — that allow you to swap unwanted gift cards for cash or other cards. Most of these programs will accept Walmart gift cards, as well as a large variety of other brands. Options include:

For even more ideas, check out our list of places that buy gift cards, locally and online.