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Send the Gift of Lifelong Learning!

Gift Certificate

Gift Certificate

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Gifting Information

FAQ
FAQ

To send your gift, please complete the form below. An email will be sent immediately to notify the recipient of your gift and provide them with instructions to redeem it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

With an eGift, you can instantly send a Great Course to a friend or loved one via email. It's simple:
1. Find the course you would like to eGift.
2. Under "Choose a Format", click on Video Download or Audio Download.
3. Click 'Send e-Gift'
4. Fill out the details on the next page. You will need to the email address of your friend or family member.
5. Proceed with the checkout process as usual.
Q: Why do I need to specify the email of the recipient?
A: We will send that person an email to notify them of your gift. If they are already a customer, they will be able to add the gift to their My Digital Library and mobile apps. If they are not yet a customer, we will help them set up a new account so they can enjoy their course in their My Digital Library or via our free mobile apps.
Q: How will my friend or family member know they have a gift?
A: They will receive an email from The Great Courses notifying them of your eGift. The email will direct them to TheGreatCourses.com. If they are already a customer, they will be able to add the gift to their My Digital Library and mobile apps. If they are not yet a customer, we will help them set up a new account so they can enjoy their course in their My Digital Library or via our free mobile apps.
Q: What if my friend or family member does not receive the email?
A: If the email notification is missing, first check your Spam folder. Depending on your email provider, it may have mistakenly been flagged as spam. If it is not found, please email customer service at (customerservice@thegreatcourses.com) or call 1-800-832-2412 for assistance.
Q: How will I know they have received my eGift?
A: When the recipient clicks on their email and redeems their eGift, you will automatically receive an email notification.
Q: What if I do not receive the notification that the eGift has been redeemed?
A: If the email notification is missing, first check your Spam folder. Depending on your email provider, it may have mistakenly been flagged as spam. If it is not found, please email customer service at (customerservice@thegreatcourses.com) or call customer service at 1-800-832-2412 for assistance.
Q: I don't want to send downloads. How do I gift DVDs or CDs?
A: eGifting only covers digital products. To purchase a DVD or CD version of a course and mail it to a friend, please call customer service at 1-800-832-2412 for assistance.
Q: Oops! The recipient already owns the course I gifted. What now?
A: Great minds think alike! We can exchange the eGifted course for another course of equal value. Please call customer service at 1-800-832-2412 for assistance.
Q: Can I update or change my email address?
A: Yes, you can. Go to My Account to change your email address.
Q: Can I select a date in the future to send my eGift?
A: Sorry, this feature is not available yet. We are working on adding it in the future.
Q: What if the email associated with eGift is not for my regular Great Course account?
A: Please please email customer service at (customerservice@thegreatcourses.com) or call our customer service team at 1-800-832-2412 for assistance. They have the ability to update the email address so you can put in your correct account.
Q: When purchasing a gift for someone, why do I have to create an account?
A: This is done for two reasons. One is so you can track the purchase of the order in your ‘order history’ section as well as being able to let our customer service team track your purchase and the person who received it if the need arises.
Q: Can I return or Exchange a gift after I purchase it?
A: Because the gift is sent immediately, it cannot be returned or exchanged by the person giving the gift. The recipient can exchange the gift for another course of equal or lesser value, or pay the difference on a more expensive item

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The certificate will be electronically delivered to the recipient as soon as you complete your purchase.

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Gift Certificate FAQs

Great Courses gift certificates are the ideal way to give the gift of lifelong learning—opening up new worlds of learning for your friends and loved ones.

 

Buying Gift Certificates:

 

Q: How do I purchase a gift certificate?
A: Gift certificates can be purchased online from this page or by calling one of our friendly and attentive customer service representatives at 1-800-832-2412.

 

Q: What denominations are gift certificates available in?
A: Gift certificates are available from our website in the following convenient amounts: $25, $50, $75, $100, $150, $200, $250, $300, and $500. If you prefer a different amount, simply call our customer service department at 1-800-832-2412.

 

Q: How are gift certificates delivered?
A: Gift certificates can be sent directly to the recipient via email or via U.S. Mail. Alternatively, we can arrange for you to receive the gift certificate if you prefer to deliver it yourself.

 

Q: Once purchased, how quickly will the gift certificate arrive?

A: Email gift certificates will arrive within one hour after completing your order. Gift certificates sent via U.S. Mail will arrive in 7-10 days depending on your location.

 

Q: May I use a coupon or priority code to purchase a gift certificate at a discount?

A: Gift certificates are not eligible for discounts. Redeeming Gift Certificates:

 

Q: How do I redeem a gift certificate?

A: Each Great Courses gift certificate comes with a unique code. This code can be entered during the checkout process on our website, given to a customer representative when ordering over the phone, or written into the order form in our catalogs.

 

Q: What if I do not use the full amount of my gift certificate?

A: The remaining balance of your gift certificate will remain in your customer account as a credit for use on your next order. You may continue using your unique gift certificate code.

 

Q: Does my Great Courses gift certificate have an expiration date?

A: Great Courses gift certificates do not have expiration dates. Use them whenever you want to learn something new.

 

Q: Can I use a coupon code or priority code when I redeem my gift certificate.?

A: Yes. Gift certificates may be used with special offers and coupons. The gift certificate will be applied to the final order total, including shipping, taxes, and any discounts from coupons or sales.

 

Q: How do I find out my gift certificate balance?

A: Our customer service department will be happy to look up your gift certificate balance. Simply call 1-800-832-2412.

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