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Regardless of who you’re shopping for, gift cards are a quick and easy way to make sure everyone on your list gets a gift. Plus, you can send them directly to the recipient’s email address, so no need to worry about shipping costs and possible delays.
To make it easier to shop, we’ve rounded up more than a dozen digital and physical gift cards that you can buy online and have delivered well in time for the holidays. And if you’re looking for white elephant present, gift cards are a good way to go.
See below for a roundup of the 16 best gift cards to buy for the holidays, and for additional recommendations, read our list of best stocking stuffers and best holiday gifts under $25.
There are plenty of uses for an Amazon gift card! The gift card featured above is available in different festive designs like the holiday pop-up box pictured above.
This Apple gift card can be used for Apple Music, iPad, AirPods, MacBook, iCloud storage, apps, games, accessories, movies and more. The gift card is available in prices ranging from $25 to $500.
Shopping for a music lover? Gift them a Spotify gift card! The $10 gift card feature above does not apply to Spotify Family or Spotify student plans. Click here to purchase a $100 Spotify gift card.
From music concerts to sporting events and theater productions, a gift card from StubHub goes a long way. StubHub gift cards start at $25 and are available at Amazon, Best Buy and StubHub.com — and you can personalize them with photo or special note. You can also find gift cards at Vivid Seats (ranging from $5 to $1,000) and Ticketmaster.
Shopping for movie buffs? Fandango, AMC, Regal and Cinemark gift cards are readily available at Amazon, Best Buy and other major retailers.
Pay someone’s streaming bill for the holidays! This Netflix gift card ranges from $30 and up. Gift cards are also available for Disney+, Netflix, Hulu and Paramount+ and other streamers.
You probably know someone who could use a Walmart+ membership! Walmart+ subscribers get to shop sales early, free delivery, free shipping, free Paramount+ and other great deals. You can also give a regular Walmart gift card along with gift cards for Nordstrom, Best Buy, Target and Amazon.
A gift for Roblox fans! This Roblox Digital Gift Card can be used to buy new items for an avatar and other in-game perks (but not for Roblox Premium purchases). This gift card purchase includes a free item.
Another gift for gamers: PlayStation digital gift cards. They’re priced from $10 and up at Best Buy, GameStop, Amazon, etc. Click here to purchase an Xbox digital gift card.
For Nintendo fans, this digital gift card allows you to purchase games and more in the Nintendo e-shop.
Visa gift cards are great because you can use it anywhere where Visa is accepted. Get the gift card above and have it delivered before Christmas, or click here for a digital Visa gift cards.
Shopping for a beauty lovers? Sephora has a vast selection of beauty products both online and in stores. This gift card is redeemable at Sephora stores online as well as Sephora inside JCPenney stores. Click here and here to shop Ulta Beauty gift cards.
A gift for sneaker lovers! This Nike gift card is available in eight different designs including and it can be emailed within two hours (or sent via regular mail). The gift card can be used at Nike.com, Converse.com and in stores.
Any bookworms on your gift list? Get them a Barnes & Noble gift card! You can put anywhere from $10 to $350 on the card.
Treat someone to a free coffee, tea, pastries and other goodies with this Starbucks gift card.
Let’s eat! This Uber Eats Gifts Cards can be used for food deliveries, groceries and other essentials. Click here to shop gift cards from DoorDash, Lyft, Postmates, Grubhub, Instacart and more.