Wording for a gift certificate (also known as gift voucher) is difficult to get right. There are a few mandatory elements and some optional elements you want to include in a gift voucher. In addition to these standard elements, you might consider a few legal mentions to include in order to force certain restrictions on the usage of your gift voucher.
When you’re filing a gift certificate template, don’t forget to include the following elements:
- name of your company
- recipient’s name
- voucher value (in dollars or your local currency) or service provided. This is the most sensitive element of the certificate. In particular, you don’t want for the customer to easily change the amount! So it’s better to have it printed rather than manually written.
- certificate serial number. A serial number is important for multiple reasons, in particular to fight against fraud and to keep track of gift