This article covers:

Enabling gift subscriptions

Configuring gift plans


The Gift Subscription feature is now supported on Chargebee’s Checkout V3. 


Features

  • On the checkout page, customers can purchase a gift subscription for someone by providing the contact details of the gift recipient with a personal message sent to them.

  • A gift notification email is sent to the recipient of the gift at the date and time chosen by the gifter.

  • A gift can be claimed by the recipient, from the gift notification email sent to them.

  • The Gift subscription is created in the “non-renewing” status and cancels automatically at the end of their term.


Enabling Gift Subscriptions


The first step in setting up Gift subscription is to enable it under Settings > Configure Chargebee > Gift Subscriptions.



Next, configure the gift subscription settings under Settings > Configure Chargebee > Checkout & Self Service Portal.




Creating a Gift Plan


Now you can create a gift plan under Product Catalog > Plans > Create a New Plan > check the “This is a gift plan” checkbox as in the screenshot below.


Now this plan URL can be used to offer a gift plan on the checkout page.




Note: 

  1. Gift subscriptions are only supported in the latest version of email notifications.

  2. You may prompt your gift recipients to sign-up for a regular subscription using the subscription cancellation reminder email.

  3. Gift subscriptions are only created on gift claim and are not affected by your calendar billing settings.




Related articles and documentation:

Gift Subscriptions

How do I setup Gift Subscriptions in Chargebee Using Checkout V2?