NEW! Lavu Gift Card Overview / Adding Cards as Menu Items

Overview of Lavu Gift Cards / Adding Cards as Menu Items

Overview of Lavu Gift Cards

Lavu has created its own Gift Card program. It can be used with or without credit card integration. To activate this new feature, please contact the Lavu Sales Team at 855-767-5288 or email sales@lavu.com.

For more on how to set-up and use Lavu Gift Cards, please review this document.

 

Gift Card Article Directory Links

Gift Card Overview / Adding Gift Cards as Menu Items

Creating a Gift Card Payment Method / Gift Card Payment Button

Selling and Loading Gift Cards / Using Gift Cards for Payment

Managing Gift Card Balances / Expiration Dates

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Gift Card Program Features

  • Gift cards are sold as “preset” or “open” priced menu items
  • Cards can be “loaded” and "reloaded"
  • Gift card balances are easily viewable and adjustable 
  • Cards can be loaded and used across chain locations
  • Gift cards can be purchased directly from Lavu by clicking here

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Gift Card Program Setup Overview

  • Activate Gift Card features on your account
  • Add Gift Card menu item(s)
  • Create a Gift Card “Payment Method”
  • Add “Gift Card” payment button to Checkout 
  • Sell Gift Cards
  • Process payments using Gift Cards
  • Adjust Gift Card balances

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Activate Gift Card Extension

Contact the Lavu Sales Team by phone (1.855.767.5288) or email (sales@lavu.com) for activation of Gift Card features.
Do not proceed until this feature is activated by Lavu.

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Important Notes

  • To purchase cards, please contact our Lavu Sales Team by phone (1.855.767.5288),  e-mail, or visit the new Lavu shop at shop.lavu.com.
  • Compatible Credit Card Swipers:
    • iDynamo
    • USB Swipers connected to Epson TM-T88Vi
  • Credit card integration is not required

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Adding Gift Cards as Menu Items - 2 Types

Note: If gift cards have been set up using another integrated system, changes may needed to the existing gift card items.

There are 2 types of Gift Cards: Fixed (preset priced) andVariable (open priced).

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To add a preset price Gift Card (value of card already set)

  1. Log in to the Lavu Control Panel
  2. Click on the Menu navigation button



  3. Select the Menu Group your item will be in (the example shows Universal)



  4. Determine the Menu Category the item will be added to and Click on the Add Menu Item button



  5. Type in a name and a price - the price will be the gift card value



  6. Select Lavu Gift from the Force Modifiers list



  7. Click the Details button 



  8. In the Tax Profile dropdown, select No Tax Profile.





  9. Click Apply  



  10. Click the green Save button

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To add a variable price Gift Card 
(fill in value of Gift Card at checkout)

  1. Log in to the Lavu Control Panel

  2. Click on the Menu navigation button


  3. Select the Menu Group your item will be in (the example shows Universal)



  4. Determine the Menu Category the item will be added to and Click on the Add Menu Item button



  5. Type in a name and a price - the price will be the gift card value



  6. Select Lavu Gift from the Force Modifiers list



  7. Click the Details button



  8. In the Tax Profile dropdown, select No Tax Profile.





  9. In the Open Item dropdown, select Price Only





  10. Click Apply  



  11. Click the green Save button

For the next steps needed to set up a Gift Card Payment Method, click the link below for the 2nd article in this series.

https://support.lavu.com/hc/en-us/articles/213579228

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Gift Card Article Directory Links

Gift Card Overview / Adding Gift Cards as Menu Items

Creating a Gift Card Payment Method / Gift Card Payment Button

Selling and Loading Gift Cards / Using Gift Cards for Payment

Managing Gift Card Balances / Expiration Dates

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