Have you run out of time? No problem. Online gift cards are excellent ideas for the holidays. While some may argue that they're impersonal, online gift cards let your recipient choose the gift they want and remove the stress and anxiety of buying the wrong gift.
Gift cards will play a bigger role than usual this year because unlike traditional gifts, online gift cards are not subject to shipping delays. In fact, most online gift cards can be sent within minutes of purchase. Some retailers even let you schedule them to arrive at a specific time. So we're rounding up the best online gift card deals you can still send in time for Christmas.
Online gift cards — Quick links
- Shop all eGift Cards at Amazon
- Shop all eGift Cards at Avocado
- Shop all eGift Cards at Best Buy
- Shop all eGift Cards at B&H Photo
- Shop all eGift Cards at Microsoft Store
- Shop all eGift Cards at Nike
- Shop all eGift Cards at Purple
- Shop all eGift Cards at REI
- Shop all eGift Cards at Target
- Shop all eGift Cards at Verizon
- Shop all eGift cards at Walmart
Best online gift card deals
Apple: free Apple Music w/ Apple News @ Best Buy
With the purchase of any Apple eGift Card, Best Buy is bundling four free months of Apple Music and four free months of Apple News Plus. (For new subscribers only). Traditionally, Apple only offers three free months of Apple Music and just one free month of Apple News Plus, so this offer is the better promo.
Nintendo eShop: $50 card for $46 @ Newegg
The perfect gift card for Nintendo fans, Newegg is taking $4 off $50 Nintendo eShop gift cards via coupon "84LCFHD274". (Apply the coupon during checkout). Deal is valid through Christmas Eve.
Domino's: free $5 GC with $20 purchase @ Newegg
Enjoy all the pizza you can handle with this online gift card deal at Newegg. Purchase a $20 Domino's eGift card and you'll get a free $5 bonus Domino's eGift card.
DoorDash: $7.50 off $50 or more @ Amazon
Perfect for the person who doesn't like to cook, Amazon is taking $7.50 off all DoorDash gift cards valued at $50 or more via coupon code "DASH2020".
H&M: 10% off @ Best Buy
Best Buy is taking 10% off select H&M gift cards. After discount, you can get a $50 gift card for $45 or a $25 gift card for $22.50.
NBA Store: 20% off @ Best Buy
From the NBA Store to the MLB, Best Buy is taking a generous 20% off select sports gift cards. After discount, you can get a $25 NHL Shop gift card for $20 or a $100 NBA Store gift card for just $80.
Best online gift card ideas
Purple eGift Card: @ Purple
From luxury sheets to cozy pajamas, a Purple gift card can be used to purchase not just mattresses, but all things sleep related. Take advantage of Purple's current sale that takes 20% off bedding and cushion combos.
Amazon eGift Card: @ Amazon
The ultimate eGift card you can give, an Amazon gift card will let you buy anything from video games to a new winter coat. They're available in various amounts (the minimum is $1) and you can even set the exact delivery time. It's a solid last-minute gift for anyone.
GrubHub eGift Card: from $25 @ Amazon
For those lazy nights when you don't feel like cooking or leaving the house, Amazon has GrubHub eGift cards from $25.
Apple eGift Card: from $15 @ Best Buy
Like Amazon, Best Buy is offering a $50 Apple App Store & iTunes gift card for just $42.50. Even better, you also get a 4-month trial to Apple Music for free.