Blog: 4 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Dec 22, 2020 | Browse more articles -->

With in-person shopping being harder than ever this year and shipping delays slowing down online orders, you may feel like you’ve completely run out of time to finish your holiday shopping. We’ve put together some ideas for the last minute shoppers who need a gift instantly. Happy shopping!

1. Subscription Services

Did you know you can pay for another person’s subscription services for 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, etc.? You can purchase these services in the form of an e-gift card online. Some popular services that offer this option are Netflix, Spotify, Xbox Live, and many more.

2. Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes have become a popular product in recent years and there is something for everyone! You can find subscription boxes for coffee, wine, beauty/lifestyle products, puzzles, and almost anything else you can think of. These subscriptions are easy to purchase for someone else online and is a gift that keeps on giving.

3. The “Experience” Gift

As we enter 2021, the end of this pandemic is finally on the horizon. To celebrate, you could get your friend or loved one an “experience” type of gift. For example, a gift card to a movie theatre or concert ticket service, a winery or brewery tour, or to a local restaurant. Basically, something fun they can use once the pandemic comes to an end!

4. Donations to Charity

This is the perfect gift for that person in your life who says they don’t need anything. Most charities allow you to make donations online. Find a cause they care about and donate in their name! It will be sure to make them smile.

We hope this list helps you find the perfect gift for even the hardest people to buy for! Happy Holidays and stay safe, from your Maru Voice UK team.


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