How Bonfire Works

Bonfire® Prepaid Gift MasterCard® is the latest gift card on the market that can be used to make purchases online and in-store, everywhere Mastercard is accepted; throughout New Zealand and all over the world.

You can use a bonfire gift card to make everyday purchases at a variety of physical and online retailers.

So Eat, Play, Stay, Shop anyway you like with a bonfire gift card, as a gift for another, or reward yourself today!

Why is a bonfire gift card the perfect gift?

“Because they can spend it how they like”

The recipient of a bonfire gift card has the freedom to make purchases at a variety of retail and online stores, quickly, easily, and securely. They can use their bonfire gift card everywhere Mastercard is accepted, throughout New Zealand and all over the world.

The recipient has the ability to enable our GiftSafe lost/stolen card protection by registering the gift card here. See FAQ’s for more details.

By registering and then logging into our secure bonfire My Account service, the cardholder can also monitor transaction history and view card balances. 

The recipient also enjoys access to Mastercard® Priceless Cities® offers.

Why gift a Bonfire® Gift Card?

Bonfire® Prepaid Gift MasterCard®;

*View the Terms & Conditions and Fees pages for more details.

How do you purchase a Bonfire® Gift Card?

In-store, simply locate the bonfire gift cards, then bring the cards to a checkout counter and advise the cashier of the value you wish to load.

The cards can be loaded in increments of a dollar, so simply ask for the nominated value from $25 to a maximum of $1000* and pay for the cards. Then gift the cards to a friends, loved ones, or yourself! Once the card has been activated at checkout, it is ready to use everywhere Mastercard® is accepted, in New Zealand and overseas.

It is easy to buy a bonfire gift card online as well. Simply click here.

Start by selecting your preferred card design, the value to be loaded on the gift card, and your desired quantity. Then, select your preferred payment option; credit card, debit card, or via internet banking. Finally, follow the easy prompts that will guide you through to checkout. Once the card has been delivered to the nominated address, you will need to activate the card.

*Online - Quantity of bonfire gift cards cannot exceed 40 cards. Each card can be loaded with between $25 and $1000 with a maximum value on your total order of $4000.00 (excluding fees such as load fees and courier charges etc.).
*In-store - Quantity of bonfire gift cards cannot exceed 5 cards. Each card can be loaded with between $25 and $1000 with a maximum value on your total order of $1000.00 (excluding fees such as load fees and courier charges etc.).

View the Terms & Conditions and Fees pages for more details.

How do you Activate/Register your Bonfire® Gift Card?

Bonfire gift cards purchased online need to be activated using the activation code emailed to the purchaser. Activation can be completed here. Bonfire cards purchased in-store can be used immediately.

If you wish to access your cards' balances, view transaction history, and activate GiftSafe security, you will need to register by entering additional details.

How do you check your Bonfire® Gift Card balances?

Once you have created an account, simply login with your email address and password to view your card balances and more.

Already registered? Click here for direct access to your bonfire account details. 

How do you find your nearest Bonfire® Gift Card retailer?

A list of retail locations will be available shortly. In the meantime, please feel free to utilize our online purchasing option or contact/visit your local retailer to see if they have bonfire® gift cards available in store.

Can I get support & balance inquiries over the phone?

Customer support* is available via 0800 TO GIFT (0800 86 44 38). When calling, please have your card details available, as you will be prompted to provide some of the information on your gift card. Once your gift card details have been entered, simply follow the instructions for balance inquiries and customer support.

*Fees and charges will apply. View the Terms & Conditions and Fees pages for more details.