Gift cards have been the most requested holiday gift for 10 straight years, according to a recent study by the
"Gift cards offer the ultimate choice. For givers, this helps eliminate some of the stress because gift cards allow recipients the flexibility to choose their own gift," said
According to Blackhawk's shopper research3, egifts continue to gain in popularity as the shoppers surveyed use them for both self-use and gifting. While plastic gift cards remain a top gift-giving choice, with 89 percent of consumers surveyed reporting they have purchased at least one plastic gift card in the last year, 71 percent of those individuals have also purchased one or more egifts during the same timeframe. Nearly half of consumers surveyed (42 percent) have purchased egifts for both gifts and self-use.
Consumers purchasing gift cards have great options to choose from when selecting the perfect gift cards for self-use, or for friends and family at one-stop gift card destinations, such as:
GiftCards.com is a leading innovator and provider of gift card products including personalized gift cards, and egift cards. At www.GiftCards.com, you can personalize certain gift cards by adding your own photos to the physical card or by sending electronically as an egift. Some of the deals available for the holidays include:
- Free shipping and free greeting cards from more than 100
American Greetingscards to pair with all physical gift card purchases.
- Earn additional "G-Money Rewards" on many gift card purchases. G-Money Rewards are loyalty points you can earn on GiftCards.com when you purchase select gift cards. Loyalty points subject to terms and conditions, see giftcards.com G-Money Rewards Program for details.
Some of the brands featuring special deals on GiftCardMall.com now through
Esquire Theatre– 20 percent off egift purchases
- Gymboree – 20 percent off egift purchases
- Crazy 8 – 20 percent off egift purchases
Cabela's– 10 percent off egift purchases
Deals subject to terms and conditions; see giftcardmall.com for details.
Shoppers can also use a gift card exchange to find gift cards for sale at a discount. Established gift card exchanges—like www.Cardpool.com—purchase pre-owned gift cards and sell them at a discount, helping everyone find the perfect gift card at a discount. With gift cards discounted up to 35 percent, using Cardpool is a great way to save money when buying gifts, too. To stay on top of holiday deals with Cardpool, users can:
- Create a Cardpool wish list and the be the first to know when your favorite brands are available at a discount: http://bit.ly/2dVkda6
- Start your holiday shopping right with these discounted baby, kids and toys gift cards: http://bit.ly/2f4YfPz
OmniCard.com helps businesses customize gift cards to use for employee incentives, marketing rewards and gifts. Businesses looking to do something special for their employees this holiday season can call 866-353-4877 to find out about the latest holiday offers and deals.
3 Blackhawk's eGift Survey is an Internet-based survey conducted by
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