Gift for Life FAQs

What is a Gift for Life card?

The Gift for Life card is a virtual BuyMeOnce gift card in the form of an email and discount code, which can be forwarded on to the recipient.

Why buy a gift card?

At BuyMeOnce we want to champion gift cards as good gifts! Unwanted gifts are not just awkward - they are a waste of money, materials and time. By allowing your loved one to choose what they want, you empower them to make a choice which is right for them. And when you buy from BuyMeOnce, you can be sure whatever they choose will be a long-lasting item of quality!

How do I redeem my Gift for Life card?

To redeem your Gift for Life card, simply copy and paste the discount code from your email into the box at checkout.

What can I buy with the Gift for Life card?

The Gift for Life card can be used with any products purchased directly from When purchasing you will see a button that says 'Add to Cart'. Affiliate products that lead off-site (the product page will say ‘You will be taken to another site to buy this product’) are not eligible at this time. See examples below:

Where can I find eligible products?

If you hover over Gifts at the top of this page, you will see a drop down menu with a category for Gift for Life Eligible Collection, where you can find eligible products all in one place!

Why can’t I use my Gift for Life card with affiliate links?

Because we try and show you the most sustainable and durable products that we can find, we sometimes list products on our site that are only affiliated with us - meaning we don’t actually stock that item ourselves. Currently the Gift for Life card can only be used with purchases direct from

I’ve lost my Gift for Life card email/code - what can I do?

If you’ve misplaced your code, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to retrieve it for you!

Does the Gift for Life card expire?

No - like many of our best products, the Gift for Life card carries a lifetime guarantee.

Any other queries?

If you have any other questions about our Gift for Life card, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to answer!