National Book Tokens Gift Card

National Book Tokens Gift Card

  • Digital gift card delivered directly to your email

  • Available to order in amounts of £10 to £150

  • This gift voucher can be used up to 8 years after issuing

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Giving a book as a gift is hard. What if they already own that book? Or what if they don't like your choice of subject or genre? National Book Tokens are the perfect solution for every reader in your life, no matter what their tastes or reading habits. With a National Book Tokens gift card, your loved one can pick up the title they want from any major online or high street bookstore! Order now on

Frequently asked questions

How to activate National Book Tokens Gift Card?

The gift card will activate as soon as you check out and once you have the card in your email or at home.

Where can I spend National Book Tokens Gift Card?

National Book Tokens Gift Cards (and e-Gift cards) can be spent in bookshops across the UK and Ireland.

Can you use National Book Tokens online?

The National Book Tokens Gift Card is redeemable online and in-store.


Does Waterstones accept National Book Tokens?

Waterstones accepts National Book Tokens Gift Cards, both physical and digital, on our website as well as in our shops.

Can you use National Book Tokens Gift Card online?

Yes, you can use the National Books Tokens Gift Card online and in store.

National Book Tokens

With National Book Tokens gift cards, you can be sure that your recipient will be able to buy the books they love, no matter where they shop. The card can be used for many different purposes, too. Businesses and organisations use them to reward and motivate customers, clients and employees, while schools use them as incentives or prizes for pupils and students. What's more, you get to choose how much money they receive on their gift card (up to £150), so it's easy to find the right amount for any occasion, from birthdays to Christmas gifts. All cards come with fast delivery or can be sent straight to your email, making them the perfect last-minute present!

Do you love books? Well, you're in luck! National Book Tokens are the only gift cards accepted in all major bookstores across the UK and Ireland. You can use them at Blackwells, Waterstones, WHSmith, John Smith, Stanfords, or any good independent bookshop. They also work online! And did we mention that you get a 10% discount when you purchase using National Book Tokens gift cards? That means you can buy anything from magazines to eBooks without paying the full price. Not only that, but if you join their rewards programme Caboodle (it's free!), then not only will you get access to exclusive offers, but every month one lucky winner will win £100/€120 worth of National Book Tokens!