Edinburgh City Centre Gift Card

Exclusive to the Essential Edinburgh BID Area!

Edinburgh City Centre Gift Card

The new Edinburgh Gift Card has officially launched, exclusively to the Essential Edinburgh BID Area!

What is it?

The Edinburgh Gift Card is a prepaid Mastercard which can be gifted and used in almost 50 great city centre businesses, including shops, eateries, bars, clubs, hotels and hairdressers. When you can’t decide what to buy, it makes a great gift for friends and family and any occasion.


How does it work?

From the official website you simply choose an amount and the gift card will be sent out to the lucky recipient. They’ll be able to spend it in full or in part at any of the participating businesses. They might treat themselves to a cocktail, meal out or that new pair of shoes they’ve had their eye on…


Where to Spend?

The Edinburgh Gift Card can be used at a wide range of Edinburgh City Centre businesses including cafes, restaurants, shops and venues. Visit our gift card page for a full list of participating business on our interactive map.


Get your business set-up to accept the card

Local, national and international consumers will be able to purchase The Edinburgh Gift Card as a present for friends, family and colleagues. However the the gift card will ONLY be able to be spent in registered businesses.

If your business is within the Essential Edinburgh Business Improvement District area it will not cost anything to join the programme and there are no additional charges for accepting the gift card as a form of payment. You will be charged the same fee as you are normally charged for accepting existing Debit Cards.


It’s really easy to get involved

Contact us and representatives from our partnership business, Miconex, will arrange a time to explain everything and get you set up – it will take no time at all. As soon as you are set up you will be able to accept The Edinburgh Gift Cards.

Still not sure? Wondering about the benefits?

  • Extra sales for your business with no financial outlay.
  • Extra promotion for your business through our city centre marketing campaign website edinburghcitycentre.co.uk.
  • Your involvement will be promoted through PR and our digital channels @EdinCityCentre.
  • You will be listed on The Edinburgh Gift Card website as a participating business.