Lunchbox 2.0 Gift Cards
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Lunchbox 2.0 Gift Cards

Overview

Gift cards are prepaid certificates issued by the restaurant, used as an alternative to cash or credit, allowing guests to purchase goods within a particular restaurant or restaurant group. They can be physical or virtual gift cards purchased and sent to another guest for redemption in the restaurant or at checkout online or in-app.

Lunchbox Gift Cards are powered by eCard Business Systems

eCard Systems is a gift card provider that offers an API that allows Lunchbox to integrate into their various platforms and provides guests with physical and electronic gift cards to purchase and redeem in-store and online. eCard Systems also works with a large number of POS Solutions to be available for use not just for Lunchbox orders but also for POS orders as well.


What You Can Do With LB 2.0 Gift Cards

Lunchbox 2.0 Gift Cards offers restaurants a gift card solution that allows guests to purchase and redeem physical and electronic gift cards on web and app, or at their favorite locations.

Services Provided

  • Gift Card Redemption (online/in-store)

  • Gift Card Purchasing

  • Gift Card Gifting

  • Preload Cards (Guests get a gift card associated with their account at inception and the card can then be reloaded.)

  • Corporate Pooling/Reconciling (extra cost)

Why You Want It

  • Gift cards are guaranteed revenue for restaurants and can help drive new and repeat business

  • Stong and Trusted Integration Partner in eCard Systems

    • An industry-leading gift card provider that powers Toast & Square’s (among many other POS Solution’s) gift card programs

    • Offers robust API opportunities

    • Streamlined Onboarding Process

    • Expedient Support

When

  • V2 Released 9.20.2023

Limitations

  • Only ONE Escrow Location can be used to hold the Gift Card Liability

  • Instore capabilities (Purchase/Redeem/Balance Inquiry: Physical Giftcard, Key-in, QR-Code) are only supported with the following POS:

    • Toast

    • Square (Coming Jan 2024)

  • You can not see Toast/Square purchased gift cards in Lunchbox

  • All Physical Gift Card purchases have to be done In-Store

Supported POS

Any POS is supported for Digital Gift Cards purchased and redeemed online through Lunchbox products.

Features & Changelog Posts

Lunchbox Gift Cards on 2.0 have been released!

These have become increasingly popular as a go-to gift option in recent years. They provide the guest with the freedom to choose their favorite meal from their favorite restaurant. With the rise of digital gift cards, Lunchbox has made it easier for both givers and receivers to enjoy the benefits of this popular gift choice.

Why?:

  • Flexibility:

Lunchbox Gift Cards let guests choose how they use the card, ensuring they get something they want.

  • Convenience:

Easy to purchase and use, Lunchbox gift cards simplify the gift-giving process, especially for last-minute or distant recipients.

  • Perfect Fit:

No size or fit concerns, as recipients can select exactly what they want.

  • Celebration Ready:

Ideal for birthdays, holidays, and special occasions, gift cards add a touch of indulgence and celebration.

  • Budget-Friendly:

Givers can control their spending by choosing the desired amount for the gift card.

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