How to Give Your Family Members an Automatic Amazon Gift Card Allowance


When your kids move away to go to school, they’ll probably phone home every once in a while to ask for money. If they shop a lot on Amazon (and they probably do), you can expedite that process by setting up an automatically recurring deposit into their Amazon Gift Card balance. Here’s how to set yours up.

The Amazon Allowance feature charges your credit card every month and then sends the amount you choose to someone else’s Amazon account. This is perfect for giving your kids money while they’re away at school, but you can use it with any account you routinely send money to (if your roommate does the grocery shopping online, for example).

To set up an allowance, go to Amazon’s website and click Accounts & Lists.

Under “More ways to pay,” click Allowances.

On the next page, give your allowance a name (something…

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