Can I use a prepaid debit or gift card to buy gear on Reverb?

Occasionally a prepaid debit or gift card will work via Reverb's checkout system, but it's typically much more complicated to check out using a card like this.
 
For a smoother checkout experience, Reverb always recommends paying with a traditional credit or debit card, your PayPal account, or financing your purchase via Affirm or Layaway.
 
That being said, we understand that sometimes a prepaid card is your only option for funding your gear purchase. If you're having trouble checking out with a prepaid card, please go ahead and double-check the following before attempting to check out again:

 

Have you activated the card yet? - Prepaid cards usually require activation via an online portal or a phone activation process. Activation information should be on the back of your card.  

Is the card expired?

Did you enter the card number correctly during checkout?

Does your card have a limit on the amount you can spend on a single transaction?

Does the card have a balance large enough to cover your purchase? - Usually you can get your balance information online or via the phone number on the back of your card.

Does the card issuer allow your card to be used for online purchases? - This information should be available on the back of your card or on the card issuer's website.

Does your card require registration? - Occasionally, prepaid cards will require you that you register them online and provide a billing address for verification purposes. You can typically find out where to do this online on the back of the card. 

 

Beyond double-checking the items above and contacting the support number on the back of your card for more information on why the card is not being accepted, we recommend simply using a different form of payment to complete your purchase.
 
Unfortunately, in any case, Reverb cannot assist in forcing the acceptance of prepaid cards.
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