As always, it is essential to have your newly received card, you are meant to have it activated for you to use it.
Most times though, activating your card depends on how you got it. If you got it through a mail, you need to have your card activated nut if you received it online, you should know that the card may have been activated already.
Also, if you got your card from a participating retail store, you will need to have your card activated online or call the toll free number that is printed at the back of your card.
Activating a Vanilla gift card is not stressful at all.
This article helps to shed more light on how to activate your card, how to use the card, and lots more.
Select the “Check your balance and view transaction now” icon
Input your card number, card expiration date, and CVV code
Select the “Sign in” icon
Once you have been able to log into your account, you will be able to perform some activities online such as checking your account balance, account verification, and so on.
Activation of Replaced Card – Vanilla Gift Card Balance
If you want to activate your replaced card, here is what to do :
Go to the Vanilla replacement card activation page
Input your card number, card expiration date, and security code
You will be required to check the recaptcha box to confirm you are human
Select the “Activate” icon
You can also call the toll free number 1-800-571-1376 to have your card activated. You will be required to give your card information like card number, card expiration date, and CVV code for verification.
Also, if you think your card has been misplaced or stolen, make a quick call Vanilla toll free number 1-800-571-1376 to block the card and request for a new card.