Check guide -- you cannot buy items with real cash.i bought a gaia card one time with christmas money. Basically if something is like 299 gaia cash, it is $2.99 dollars. All you have to do it put a decimal in after two places to make it dollars. If you have any other questions, just pm me.
Gaia is NOT for children...unless parents make sure they stick to private rooms and houses.This might be considered offtopic, It's just, I like gaia, but it doesn't seem very kid friendly. I think the graphics are pretty and cool, but the people, towns, forums, are just awful, cussing, cyber dating, ( worse than cyber dating ) and lot's of bullying, why I walked into the room without saying a word and someone called me stupid. ( I know, it's not that big of an insult, but they could say worse ). So.... if your under the age of 13, I suggest not going on, because sights like this have gotten me into trouble before.