not a member? click here to sign up

HMV to exchange old gift cards for new

HMV returns to the Irish high street this week, with the official opening of its flagship store on Dublin's Henry Street this Friday September 6 featuring a live performance by Cavan rockers The Strypes.

The Hot Press Newsdesk, 04 Sep 2013



HMV owners Hilco Capital has announced that HMV will exchange valid HMV gift cards which were not honoured during the receivership of the old HMV business for gift cards in the new business.

From Friday September 6 until Friday October 11 2013, customers with a valid HMV gift card should log on to hmv.ie, or pick up a leaflet in store which will explain the exchange process. Customers will be invited to register online for verification, and will then be issued with a new card of the same value week commencing October 14 2013. Consumers will be able to use their exchanged gift cards until Friday November 15 2013. Gift cards can be used in the four standalone HMV stores in Henry Street, The Dundrum Centre, Liffey Valley SC and the Crescent SC in Limerick as well as the dual branded Xtra-vision / HMV stores located throughout the country.

The National Consumer Agency has welcomed the decision by HMV owner Hilco to honour valid HMV vouchers and gift cards. Karen O Leary, Chief Executive of the National Consumer Agency said; "We welcome the decision by Hilco. The new HMV is acting honourably and is treating consumers very fairly in accepting vouchers and gift cards issued by the previous owners of HMV."


Related Content

Latest Articles by The Hot Press Newsdesk

Jack White establishes Third Man Books

The first release will be an anthology with offerings from Richard Hell, William Tyler, Destruction Unit and others.


22 Jul 2014

WATCH: Alt-J scored short film Wander With Me

The soundtrack was recorded by Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton.


22 Jul 2014

Flying Lotus announces upcoming album, You're Dead!

The album is the producer's first since 2012.


22 Jul 2014

Kasabian explain cryptic messages during Glastonbury performance

Words such as 'cordial', 'canister' and 'voucher' flashed behind the band on-screen as they performed.


22 Jul 2014

Chuck Prophet announces Dublin date

The American rock'n'roller to visit the capital in October


22 Jul 2014

Contact Us

Hot Press,
13 Trinity Street,
Dublin 2.
Rep. Of Ireland
Tel: +353 (1) 241 1500

Email:info@hotpress.ie

Click here for more contact information.

Click here to find out more about Hot Press

Hot Press always welcomes feed back so if you've got something to tell us click here.

Advertise With Us

For more detail on how to advertise with Hot Press click here or call us on +353 (1) 241 1540