Where to Buy Kindle Gift Cards: Kroger? Target? etc

Short Answer: You can buy Kindle e-books and other digital content using either Kindle gift cards or Amazon gift cards. Kindle gift cards are sold online through Amazon and in brick-and-mortar stores like Fry’s Foods, Staples, and Wegmans. Amazon gift cards are available at a greater variety of stores, including 7-Eleven, CVS, Dollar General, Kroger, and Walgreens. See below for more details on where to buy Kindle gift cards and Amazon gift cards.

Where to Buy Kindle Gift Cards

You can buy Kindle gift cards (digital or plastic) through Amazon’s website and app or at Amazon store locations. Kindle gift cards are valid for purchases of Kindle e-books and other digital content through Amazon. However, they cannot be used to purchase other products on Amazon, customer service representatives said.

You can also purchase Kindle gift cards from the following third-party retailers. Our list includes whether each store sells physical or digital gift cards, the available amounts, and any additional fees or restrictions.

Note that amounts and availability may vary by store location; it’s a good idea to contact your local store directly to see if it has Kindle gift cards in stock.

Fry’s Food Stores

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $60
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; gift cards are not available for purchase online and are not returnable
  • Find your nearest Fry’s Food Store

Meijer

Note: About 50% of the stores we contacted said they sell Kindle gift cards.

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional purchase fees; not returnable or refundable; not available online
  • Find your nearest Meijer

Office Depot and OfficeMax

Note: About 50% of the stores we contacted said they sell Kindle gift cards. Stores that do not sell Kindle gift cards stock Amazon gift cards instead.

Staples

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or $60
  • Fees and restrictions: No purchase fee; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Staples

Wegmans

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not eligible for return
  • Find your nearest Wegmans

Where to Buy Amazon Gift Cards

While you cannot use Kindle gift cards on other Amazon purchases, standard Amazon gift cards can be used to buy anything on Amazon, including Kindle e-books and digital content. Since you can use Amazon gift cards to purchase Kindle e-books, you might also want to check out the following retailers that sell Amazon gift cards:

7-Eleven

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or $50
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not eligible for return
  • Find your nearest 7-Eleven

Albertsons

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or $50
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Albertsons

CVS

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25, $50, or variable-amount gift cards which you can load from $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not eligible for return
  • Find your nearest CVS

Dollar General

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Dollar General

GameStop

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest GameStop

Note: About 50% of the GameStop stores we contacted sell Amazon gift cards. See our list of other gift cards available at GameStop.

Kohl’s

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or non-denominational gift cards which you can load with $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Kohl’s

Kroger

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25, $50, or variable-amount gift cards which you can load with $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not eligible for return
  • Find your nearest Kroger

Note: See our article for the list of gift cards sold at Kroger.

Publix

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or non-denominational gift cards loadable with $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Publix

Rite Aid

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or $50
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Rite Aid

Note: See our article for details on Rite Aid’s gift card selection.

Safeway

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25, $50, or variable-amount cards you can load with $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Safeway

Walgreens

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: $25 or $50; some stores also carry non-denominational gift cards which you can load with any amount from $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not returnable
  • Find your nearest Walgreens

Note: See our article for the list of gift cards available at Walgreens.

Wawa

  • Digital or plastic: Plastic
  • Gift card amounts: Non-denominational gift cards loadable for $25 to $500
  • Fees and restrictions: No additional fees; not available online; not eligible for returns
  • Find your nearest Wawa

Note: See our article for the list of gift cards sold at Wawa.

Stores That Don’t Sell Kindle Gift Cards (Or Amazon Gift Cards)

During our research, we found some stores that don’t stock Kindle gift cards or Amazon gift cards. Some retailers, such as Walmart and Target, consider Amazon a competitor and, therefore, do not sell Amazon-brand gift cards.

Want to know where to buy Barnes & Noble gift cards? See our article for details.

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