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The Aberdeen Gift Card is the perfect gift for the people and the city you love! Give the gift of Aberdeen and enjoy all the city has to offer.

With nearly 350 businesses in Aberdeen City already signed up, the Aberdeen Gift Card is the perfect way to experience your city centre.

From national retailers like Marks & Spencer, to independents like Books and Beans, the Aberdeen Gift Card supports Aberdeen businesses and therefore supports Aberdeen jobs and livelihoods. So whether it’s great shopping, fantastic food or excellent entertainment, experience the city centre with the Aberdeen Gift Card.

Where and how to buy

Online at aberdeengiftcard.com.

At the Bon Accord Centre help desk (lower floor) with an amount up to £500.

You can also pick up at a 'Load this card' envelope from the Trinity Centre, Suite 2 which contains a physical gift card, wallet and instructions. Load the card at home at any time online with an amount ranging from £10-£150.

The Aberdeen Gift Card is now available as an e-card which can be sent instantly to the recipient’s phone by either text or email. Recipients need to download the Love Local app, add the balance to their digital wallet on their smartphone and then make a purchase using Apple Pay or Google Pay.

Gift cards are valid for 12 months after an amount is loaded.

If you are a customer with a card who has been unable to use it within their 12 month validity period, you can contact the gift card provider by emailing support@mi-cnx.com and you will receive a 3 month validity extension.

Did you receive a gift card from Aberdeen City Council? Please head HERE for more information and FAQ's.

Gift Card new sign ups

'Load this card' envelopes available from the Trinity centre

The Aberdeen Gift Card is the perfect gift for the people and the city you love! Give the gift of Aberdeen and enjoy all the city has to offer. Whether it’s great shopping, fantastic food or excellent entertainment, experience the city centre with the Aberdeen Gift Card.

The Aberdeen Gift Card is a prepaid Mastercard that can be used in person like a debit or credit card on retail, leisure, hospitality and other services in the city centre. Utilising technology provided by Scottish tech firm Miconex, and supported by Aberdeen City Council, it is part of efforts to give the city centre a boost and encourage people to come into the city and spend with local businesses.

Aberdeen city retailers, hospitality, health and beauty, hotels and entertainment - in fact anywhere that accepts Mastercard debit transactions can sign up to take part in the Aberdeen Gift Card scheme.

The scheme is free to take part in and is supported by an extensive marketing and promotional campaign encouraging the public to give a gift that will make a difference to our city.

To find out more on how to get involved download the Merchant guide below.

For more information get in touch at shona.byrne@aberdeeninspired.com or roule.wood@aberdeeninspired.com.