Procrastinators: you still have lots of options to get great gifts. Many retailers offer expedited shipping if you are willing to pay extra shipping. Gift certificate is another option for you. Any major grocery store nowadays offers plethora of gift cards for your choosing. However, if you really want a gift that woos, a chain restaurant gift certificate is probably not going to do the job.
Here are several types of gift certificates that may earn you points, kisses and uncontrollable gratitude. Best of all, they require no shipping and deliverable. All you have to do is print the gift certificates.
1. Spa Gift Certificates
SpaFinder is doing a promotion of buy one, get one 20% off for the holiday. She can choose from over 23,000 locations around the world, many of which are award-winning world class establishments. There must be one close by her.
2. Experience Gift Certificates
Besides spa treatments, there are plenty of other experience gifts to choose from. If your recipient is a foodie, why not give her a gift certificate for a food tour? If she is athletic, you could get her a mountain biking tour or horseback adventure. For the romantic at heart, couples wine dinner or hot air balloon ride may be the ticket. There are just so many different things you and she can experience together.
3. Dinner Gift Certificates
4. Vacation Gift Certificates
Give the gift of travel. An awesome upside is that you could be the beneficiary of the gift if you are going with her! Take her to see California, Washington Coast, Maine Coast, New England country side, Alaskan Northern light or Quebec Ice Hotel.
Alternatively, you could take her to a cruise too! How about a 4 Night Bahamas Cruise on the Norwegian Sky or a 7 Night Mediterranean Cruise on the Costa Pacifica?
5. Gift of the Month Gift Certificates
Who doesn’t like a gift that keeps on giving? You can get her a gift of the month club certificate for wine of the month or beer of the month. My husband is still reminiscing the wonderful wines he got every month following his birthday. Besides these obvious ones, there are crazy gift of the months club subscription you can get as gifts, such as Puzzle/Game of the Month, Coffee/Tea of the Month, Necktie of the Month, Perfume/Cologne/Bath & Body of the Month, Dessert/Sweets of the Month, Jewelry of the Month and even Sauce/Marinade of the Month!
You can choose from plenty of the subscription services as gifts. For example, Amazon Prime membership can get her free shipping on millions of items, instant streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows and a free rental of a Kindle book every month. It’s a perfect gift for busy people.
Another service subscription option is audio books. This is a great gift if she drives or travels a lot; she can catch up on her leisure reading while getting stuck in traffic or waiting in the airport security line.
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