It’s no secret that gift cards make excellent gifts. They spend like cash, yet are more personal, so it looks like you put some thought into your Christmas shopping. With all the stores out there how is a consumer to know which gift card to give this year? I have compiled a list of the top 5 gift cards to give out this Christmas season. These are the best because you can get them almost anywhere, they are easy to spend, and anyone who receives one will be sure to find something they like.
You can purchase Wal-Mart gift cards on line or in any local store. The best feature about these cards is that they are great for everyone. From college students to newlyweds everyone can find something at Wal-Mart that suit’s their pleasure. Wal-Mart offers 12 Christmas themed cards that can be loaded with any dollar amount between $10 and $2500 and 1 pre-denominated card in the amount of $50. If you want to purchase a Wal-Mart card or check out other types of cards then go to www.walmart.com.
If your loved one has an iPod then it’s only logical to get them an iTunes gift card for Christmas. Recipients can can use their cards to purchase songs, movies, audio books, & rent movies all that can be viewed via Apple’s iTunes media manager or on their iPod. Apple offers 7 Christmas inspired cards in denominations from $15-$10. You can purchase these cards at www.apple.com/itunes. iTunes gift cards can also be purchased at Wal-Mart or Best Buy.
Best Buy Card
If your shopping for an electronics junkie then a Best Buy gift card is the one you want to buy. Best Buy offers everything from movies to home appliances so your loved one should be able to find something they like. Best Buy gift cards can be purchased on line at www.bestbuy.com or in your local store. You can get them in amounts from $5-$500.
Amazon is by far my top choice of gift card to give this Christmas. Amazon’s site is extremely diverse with a wide variety of products. This is another card that is great for everyone. Amazon cards can only be purchased and spent on line at www.amazon.com. You can purchase cards in one of three ways. You can send an e-mail gift card, you can print of a gift certificate, or you can have a card mailed to your desired recipient. Cards can be purchased in any amount between $5 and $5000.
Barnes & Noble Card
Barnes & Noble is another excellent place to purchase gift cards. You can purchase cards in one of the many stores located through out the US or on line at www.bn.com. Cards can be purchased in any amount between $10 and $250. If the recipient loves books, movies, Cd’s, or games then this gift card would be the perfect one.
So if you are still undecided about what to buy this Christmas then jump on the gift card band wagon. It will make your life easier and your friends and family will be happy with their gift. Merry Christmas!