As of 2015, cardholders of the Staples gift card can check their card balance on the Staples website. Alternatively, they can call the number on the back of their gift cards or visit their local Staples store, says Staples.
Classic Staples gift cards are available in different designs, such as designs for dad, college grads or teachers. The available denominations are $25 to $100, in $25 increments. Electronic gift cards are also available online. There are several designs, and buyers can even use their own photos for the gift cards. The available denominations are $5 to $500. Staples delivers electronic gift cards by email, according to Staples.