How to Use the Gift Card Customization Tool

How to Use the Gift Card Customization Tool

January 10, 2024 By: Niyati Budhiraja Calculating time...
The art of gifting once used to be a fun activity for shoppers but has slowly transitioned into a stressful task because of the endless in-store and online options. Who doesn’t love looking for the perfect gift for friends and family but what if they don’t like or need what you bought? This is why shoppers have started opting for gift cards.

Did you know that 70% of Canadians prefer giving gift cards over cash? Not just that, 87% of Canadians buy or receive gift cards annually. 

Is your business looking for creative gift card designs to offer your customers? From Happy New Year to Happy Valentine’s Day, we can help you create the perfect gift card for any occasion. 

Customize your gift cards 

The Moneris Gift Card Program offers over 100 gift card design templates. The best part? You can personalize your gift cards to reflect the uniqueness of your business. As a bonus, each order comes with complimentary sleeves to enhance the presentation of your cards.

How to Use the Gift Card Customization Tool

Small order quantities 

Want to see the benefits of gift cards without a large commitment? With a minimum order of only 200 cards, your large or small business can benefit from customized gift cards.

Fast delivery

Get your custom-designed gift cards within one week.*

Simple and seamless 

Our gift card program works on most Moneris terminals, so for Moneris merchants getting set up will be easy. Plus, you get reporting out of the box to stay up to date on daily transactions and liability reports. 

24/7 support 

Our team is available to help guide you through the process and starting to offer your customers gift cards. Feel free to reach out to us with any inquiries = we’re just a call or a click away. Any time, day or night.

Let’s dive into how to use the Gift Card Customization Tool.

1. Sign up for the Moneris Gift Card Program

Call 1-844-645-GIFT (4438) to speak with a representative or visit to learn more. 

How to Use the Gift Card Customization Tool

2. Create your gift cards 

It only takes three steps: 

Step 1: Go to our online DIY tool, click on “Card Designer,” and upload an image or logo under “Add Image.” 

Step 2: Select “Public” gallery.” Then the “Templates” folder. Scroll down to the newest templates and choose a background or one of your own designs. Add text and resize until you’re satisfied with the design. 

Step 3. Once the design is perfect, click “Finish Design” and proceed to save it as a PDF. Send this to your sales rep to complete the order. 

Need help with designing? We’ve got your back. We can help you use the tool or even mockup a gift card design for you. Share a logo, image, and text and we’ll take it from there.

3. Receive your gift cards 

Once you love your design, give us the approval and you’ll receive your gift cards within one week.*

4. Enjoy the benefits 

Enabling your existing Moneris terminal to accept the gift cards is quick and easy. We’ll send instructions with your gift card order so you can be set up and ready for business in no time.

To learn more about the Moneris Gift Card Program, click here.


*Typical delivery time is one week from the date Moneris receives artwork approval. You must provide a valid address and be present to sign the receipt of your gift cards or promo cards. Orders for cards with non-standard printing specifications or orders of more than 5,000 gift cards or promo cards may take longer to deliver. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Moneris is not responsible for any delay in delivery or failure to deliver the order due to causes not attributable to it, including delays in the carrier or postal service, or delays caused by the trader at the time of delivery.


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