We understand that receiving a Canadian Tire gift card may not always be useful for everyone.
If you find yourself in this situation, you might be wondering if there is a way to cash it out or return it.
In this article, we will provide you with information about Canadian Tire gift return and refund policy, as well as suggest some helpful ways to handle unwanted gift cards.
What is Canadian Tire gift card return policy?
Canadian Tire has a strict return policy when it comes to gift cards.
Unfortunately, gift cards are considered final sale and cannot be returned or refunded.
This means that if someone gifts you a Canadian Tire gift card and have no use for it, you will not be able to cash it out or return it for a refund.
Additionally, these gift cards cannot be redeemed for cash or used as payment on any Canadian Tire credit account.
What can you do with your unwanted Canadian Tire gift card?
Canadian Tire’s strict no gift card return policy can be frustrating, but you can still find alternative uses for gift cards.
Depending on the value and current balance, you could:
Sell or trade the gift card
Online platforms like Kijiji or Facebook Marketplace allow you to sell or trade your unwanted gift card for cash or other items.
Gift it again
If the gift card doesn’t suit your needs, consider re-gifting it to someone who might appreciate it. Just be sure to inform them about the no-return policy beforehand.
Donate the value
Several charities accept gift cards as donations. This is a thoughtful way to use the gift card for a good cause.
Products non-refundable and non-returnable at Canadian Tire
Here are some items that cannot be returned at Canadian Tire:
- Gift cards
- Tinted paint and stain products
- Products that have been cut to length or modified
- Clearance or final sale merchandise
- Reusable Value Bags
- All infant & child Car Seats, Booster Seats, and Travel systems.
- Please note that these items are non-returnable.
Where are Canadian Tire gift cards accepted?
Canadian Tire gift cards are accepted at a wide variety of locations across Canada, including:
- Over 500 Canadian Tire retail stores
This encompasses all Canadian Tire stores, which offer a wide range of products for home improvement, automotive, sports, and leisure.
- 490 automotive service centres
There are 490 Canadian Tire automotive service centres across Canada, where gift cards can be used to pay for car maintenance, repairs, tires, and other automotive services.
- Over 300 Canadian Tire Gas+ locations:
These are gas stations that are affiliated with Canadian Tire, and they accept Canadian Tire gift cards for both gas and convenience store purchases.
So, with Canadian Tire gift cards, you have a wide range of options for shopping and using your gift card balance. Whether you’re looking for home improvement supplies, sporting goods, auto services, or just need to fill up your gas tank, you can find a Canadian Tire location to use your gift card.
Can you return an item bought with a Canadian Tire gift card?
When you use a Canadian Tire gift card to buy something and decide to return it, you can simply return it and receive a refund on the gift card you used.
Please note that the refund cannot be transferred to a different card.
Additionally, it is important to ensure that the item being returned is unused in order to qualify for a refund.