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Publix Gift Card Balance

By August 24, 2022No Comments

Publix Super Markets is the United States’ largest employee-owned grocery chain. Over 200,000 people work for this well-known supermarket chain. Publix is popular for its hoagie (subway style) sandwiches and bakery items, and for sale prices that beat Walmart.

Especially popular in Florida, there are over 800 Publix stores located throughout the Southeastern states. If you’re in that region, it’s easy to find a store in your neighborhood to use your Publix gift card.

But if you prefer, you can shop online and pick up your order in-store or have it delivered to you at home. The Publix website makes it easy to place your regular grocery order, catering order, and more.

You can also buy gift cards online and check your Publix gift card balance.

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How do I check the balance on my Publix gift card?

It is easy to check your Publix gift card balance.

Check your Public gift card balance online:

  1. Visit and
  2. Enter your 19-digit gift card number found on the back of the card.
  3. Then enter your 4 digit-pin number found on the back of the card. You may need to gently scratch off the PIN code are to reveal the PIN if it’s your first time using the card.

Check your Publix gift card balance in-store:

  1. Ask an employee at checkout or the customer service desk to look up your gift card balance for you.
  2. If you use your gift card on yoru store purchase, the remaining balance will be printed on your receipt.

Check your Publix gift card balance over the phone:

  1. Call Customer Care 1-800-242-1227. Customer service hours are 9a-6p Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am – 12pm or
  2. Call 1-800-830-8159. This is an automated line. You will need to enter in your gift card number and PIN. Both numbers are located on the back of your card.

Where is the PIN number on a Publix gift card?

You can find the PIN number on the back of any Publix gift card. The number will be under a gray, scratch-off area. Gently scratch the coating to reveal the pin number before you start shopping in any Publix stores or online.

Can I use my Publix gift card to buy alcohol?

It depends on the person that bought the card. Any gift card that is ordered online or by phone can have restrictions placed on it. These restrictions can include no alcohol, tobacco, or lottery purchases. If the buyer does not specify these restrictions at the time of the purchase, you are able to use the gift card like cash for all purchases as long as you are of legal age.

Can I use my Publix gift card on Instacart?

Instacart accepts many payment methods, including EBT in some states but does not accept store gift cards. You can purchase Instacart cash gift cards that can be used to get delivery from Publix stores, however.

How do I redeem a Publix gift card?

You can use your gift card at any Publix store as you would any other payment method. Simply present the gift card at checkout or, if you are using the app follow the steps for payment by choosing the gift card from your digital wallet.

Gift cards cannot be used for online orders, for curbside pickup, or for delivery orders at this time.

Do Publix gift cards expire?

There is no expiration date for Publix gift cards. The balance will remain on the card until it reaches zero. In some states, you may request that the balance be given to you in cash when it reaches a set level. In all other states, you cannot make this request and no cash will be given.

How can I reload the balance of my Publix gift card?

Gift cards can be reloaded at any time at the cash register or customer service desk in any Publix store. The card balance cannot total more than $500 when the new amount is added to it.

Corporate cards can also be renewed or have value added to them by calling 1-800-830-8159.

How can I get free or discounted Publix gift cards?

You can get discounted Publix gift cards by buying in bulk. Customers who are buying more than 10 cards in the store should visit the customer service desk to complete their transaction. Another option is to buy Publix and other gift cards from Raise. Buy gift cards from supermarkets and other retailers on Raise. Shop the website through the Swagbucks portal and get discount codes to save money plus earn cash back on your purchases.

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