Payment & Security

Accepted Payments

We want to make your online shopping experience as easy as possible and so we accept the following payments:

Credit/Debit Card Payments

We are happy to accept most major credit/debit cards and including Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express and Delta. Payment will be taken in full when your order.


PayPal is a fast, safe and efficient way to buy online. To pay using your PayPal account, select PayPal from the list of payment options in the checkout. Please be aware, that you will be taken to the PayPal site to complete your purchase.

Paypal Credit Interest Free Credit

PayPal Credit is quick and easy to apply for and the great thing is, every time you spend over £99 in one transaction, you'll automatically get 4 months Interest Free Credit.
Just spend £99 or more and you'll be offered to spread the payments interest-free for up to 4 months. As long as you meet the minimum required payments each month, it's up to you how much you spread your payments during the 4 month Interest Free period. You can also choose to pay for your purchase over a longer period at PayPal's standard interest rate of 19.9% APR.

Finance provided by PayPal Credit, Terms and Conditions apply. Credit subject to status. UK residents only. PayPal Credit is a trading name of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg.  G W Thomson acts as a credit intermediary and offers finance from a restricted range of finance providers. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Representative Example below shows the typical costs of using a PayPal Credit limit after the 4 months 0% interest free period has ended.

Representative Example
Purchase rate 19.9% p.a. (variable)
Representative 19.9% APR (variable)
Assumed Credit Limit £1,200

Gift Card Information

The G W Thomson gift card is the perfect way to treat someone special. Buy it online or in-store. Simply select the amount you would like to give and we'll credit the gift card so they can choose what they want in their own time.

Gift Card Values

Add any amount to your gift card from £10 to £4000.

Gift Message 

Add a personal message free of charge.

Already Have A Gift Card? How To Use Your GiftCard

A gift card may be used as part or full payment on merchandise online or in G W Thomson store (Credit card style gift cards issued instore can only be used instore). For online purchases you will be asked on the Payment Details page in checkout if you have any gift cards, simply click the button within the gift cards section to enter your card details.

The payments will be taken from the gift cards in the order that you enter them on the gift cards payment page. It is not possible to deduct chosen amounts from separate cards to make up the total purchase price.

Full Gift Card Terms And Conditions

The balance on the gift card can be used for purchases at G W Thomson or online in full or part payment (Credit card style gift cards issued instore can only be used instore).

In the event of 24 months of consecutive non-use, the gift card will expire and the balance remaining will be deducted Gift cards may not be exchanged for cash or other vouchers or used as a deposit on a credit agreement.

No change will be given when a gift card is used to purchase goods or services but the balance may be applied to future purchases.

As we do not collect information about gift card customers, we cannot replace or reimburse the value of the gift card if it is lost, stolen or damaged. gift cards should be looked after carefully.


We do not store your credit card information. It is processed over a secure SSL encryption system which goes through the payment provider Sage Pay. We do not handle or store this data, therefore it cannot be 'hacked' from our servers. G W Thomson staff do not have visibility of credit card details.