Buying goods and services

Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers can be a great idea but it is important to consider a number of things when buying or using them.

When buying a voucher, always check the terms and conditions of use and sale, including:

  • the value of the voucher
  • the expiry date
  • any restrictions on its use.

When receiving a gift voucher, there are a few things you should remember:

  • Keep the voucher somewhere safe - the store is under no obligation to replace a lost voucher.
  • Use the full value of the voucher before the expiry date - the store does not have to honour an expired voucher.
  • If a store stops trading or is sold and you haven’t used your voucher, you may not be able to redeem it.

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Page last updated 8 June 2018

Provided by:
Attorney-General's Department
URL:
http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/rights-and-law/consumer-rights/shopping-tips/gift-vouchers
Last Updated:
08/06/18
Printed on:
25/06/18
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