Gift cards are often the perfect Christmas present, due mostly to the wide variety of options to choose from – from vouchers for high street brands to those for mini-break packages, a gift card is one of the most versatile gifts if you can give. However gift cards have a reputation for being impersonal and thoughtless, so consider your gift card and mode of presentation carefully when thinking about your loved ones this Christmas.
Tailor it to Him/Her
The array of options available may at first seem overwhelming, but as long as you remember to tailor the gift card to his or her interests you can’t go wrong! If they are a movie fanatic, try high street or online entertainment stores where they can pick the latest blockbusters. If they are more interested in music, how about a voucher which can be used online to access their favourite hits instantly? Or if a good pampering is what they need, many cosmetic and toiletry companies now offer gift cards too.
One area which is most popular with gift card sales is magazine subscriptions, which come in hundreds of varieties and are sure to please as long as you tailor the choice to your loved one. There is a hugely diverse market of different topics covered in magazines these days so all you have to do is decide the best one for them – from fishing to fashion, bird-watching to bowling, music to meditation, the possibilities for magazine subscriptions are endless! Gift cards for magazine subscriptions can also be for varying lengths of time depending upon the publication, so this is a gift that can keep on giving all year long.
Adventure Gift Cards
If you want to go a little more specific with your gift card, but still want to give them some choice in their Christmas present, “adventure” vouchers are the answer. Gift cards for a weekend getaway, season tickets to their favourite team, a sporting holiday or a language course are all guaranteed to be a unique and thoughtful way to show you care. By giving your loved one a gift card like this you will give them an experience they’ll love and can treasure forever.
Present Your Present Well
To make an already personal gift card present even more individual, make sure you deliver it in a fun and thoughtful manner. There are many great designs out there for gift cards to be delivered in, allowing you to add your own personal message, but for a novelty touch, why not think outside the box. Attaching a gift card to a balloon or placing it inside a box of chocolates adds a thoughtful touch. If you want to keep it festive, snow globe gift card holders are the perfect way to keep your gift card delivery personal and festive, and come in a variety of styles to suit your loved ones tastes.