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Does Amazon Wrap Gifts?

Updated on November 12, 2021 by
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Gift packaging is a great way to express your love, affection, and care. As a matter of fact, it can easily change even the most ordinary item into a wonderful and sparkling gift. Red velvet bows, colorful ribbons, shining wrapping papers, and decorative boxes are things that make a present actually a present.

Stores like MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Best Buy, and Barnes & Noble offer gift-wrapping services for free or a fee.

Now the question is…

Does Amazon wrap gifts?

Yes, Amazon does offer gift wrapping as an option. The gift wrap consists of a printed gift message card, colored ribbon, a box, and wrapping paper.

Amazon offers gift wrap on products from selected merchants and products it fulfills. It’s also important to know that Amazon ships odd-sized and odd-shaped items in their original packaging. If available for a product, you can choose the option “Ship in Amazon box” on the checkout page to hide the contents of your package. If this option is chosen, your gift item will be delivered in an Amazon box at no extra cost.

How much does the gift wrap cost?

Depending on the size and shape of the item, the cost of the gift wrapping ranges from $3.99 to $5.99. Amazon shows the price of the gift wrap after the shipping address is entered.

What does Amazon gift wrapping look like?

This is what a wrapped gift from Amazon looks like:

amazon gift wrap example

They don't always look the same. Some are branded, some are not. The wrapping style and appearance will depend on what's available at the time.

How to choose gift wrap on Amazon?

For one-click orders:

  1. On the product page of the product you like to buy, check the “This will be a gift” option to see the available gift options.
  2. Now click the “Buy Now with 1-Click” button. Also called one-click buying, one-click ordering lets you purchase merchandise with one click without having to re-enter shipping and payment information.
  3. Login using your password and e-mail address.
  4. Choose the “Gift-wrap this item” box. Customers also have the option to add a free gift message.
  5. Hit “Continue” to place the order.

For non-one-click orders:

  1. Visit the product page of the product you like to buy and hit the “Add to Cart” button.
  2. Check the “This will be a gift” box to see the available gift options.
  3. Hit Proceed to checkout.
  4. Login using your password and e-mail address.
  5. Enter a new shipping address or choose one from your address book.
  6. Hit “Ship to this address.”
  7. Choose “Gift-wrap this item.”
  8. Write a gift message.
  9. Hit “Continue” to finish the checkout process.

Do Amazon gifts display the price?

When a product is indicated as a gift, the packing slip will not display the price of the product.

How to change or add your gift message after purchase?

You can change or add the gift message for a product you have already purchased if it hasn't been dispatched. Here is how you can do it.

  1. Go to Your Account and choose the order you want to change.
  2. Then hit “Change” next to Gift Options. After that, edit or enter your personalized message.
  3. Hit the save changes button.

Conclusion

Amazon offers a gift wrap option for most products it fulfills. The gift wrap includes beautiful ribbon, wrapping paper, and a printed gift message card. However, it’s important to note that some products cannot be gift wrapped because of their odd shapes and sizes. And the price of a product varies depending on its shape and size.

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