Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Gift Cards Make the Perfect Gift for Any Occasion!

With Christmas only a few days ago, it can be a stressful time of the year for those who haven't completed their holiday shopping.  With everything going on it can be difficult to find the time and energy to shop for the perfect gift. 

There is one thing that is the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shipping list, gift cards!  According to a study by the National Retail Federation, gift cards are the gift of choice over clothing, consumer electronics and jewelry.
There are a couple reasons why I think Gift Cards Rock!  First, they are convenient!  You can purchase gift cards at so many locations, including Walgreens, Target, online, grocery stores and the mall.  You can also purchase them for as little or as much as you'd like!  Gift cards fit any budget!
Many retailers sell gift cards for a variety of different stores making it a one-stop purchase.  This saves you time and money because you no longer have to drive all over town picking up gift cards for different stores.

Next, they are easy to mail!  I have family that live out of town and the cost to mail a package is sometimes more than the cost of the actual gift.  By sending a gift card they can purchase exactly what they wish and I can mail it with a postage stamp!

I also love the fact that you can purchase a gift card for everything and practically every store.  From Target to WalMart, Gas Stations, Grocery Stores, Restaurants and of course, a Visa gift card that can be used anywhere!

Gift Cards are the perfect gift that never go out of style!

Here are a few great ways gift cards can help you:
  • Save at the pump – Consumers can earn significant fuel discounts when buying gift cards in grocery stores nationwide through fuel savings programs.
  • Earn rewards - Many grocery stores offer rewards on your next shopping trip when purchasing gift cards.
  • Save time - one of the most precious savings of all is your time. Gift cards are available at your grocery store offering a one-stop shopping experience with hundreds of top brands all in one place. 

What would be your favorite gift card to receive?  

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