The Best Procrastinator-Proof E-Gift Cards That Are Easy To Buy & Send Online

Traditionally speaking, giving a gift card or chunk of cash as a holiday gift gets a bad rap, but it doesn’t have to be a last-minute gift that looks like you put zero thought into it at all whatsoever. While social distancing limitations have eased a bit this year, many of us will still be celebrating the holidays with our loved ones virtually, which means giving e-gifts over the Internet is more acceptable than ever before. Besides, in all reality, gift cards allow the giftee in question to get whatever they want, so you don’t have to do the guesswork to try to figure it out. However, shipping gift cards in the mail is risky—sadly, they’re often stolen en route.

Look, I’ll admit it—I’ve definitely been one to scurry into the nearest grocery store to pick out a last-minute (and super generic) gift card on my way to Christmas gift exchanges with my family in the past (I mean, I highly doubt my grandmother wanted a gift card to Home Depot, but hey, that’s all that was left) but now, it’s so darn easy to buy and send thoughtful e-cards online from stores and services that the giftee in question will actually love—and it takes even less time than sprinting to the CVS around the block and checking out IRL. Scroll through below to check out some of the best last-minute e-gift cards you can buy and send online without looking like a massive procrastinator.

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Image: Pawp.
Image: Pawp.

Pawp 6-Month Membership

Medical expenses for your dog or cat can add up quickly, so help out your pet-parent bestie with a gift card to Pawp, which offers telehealth services at wallet-friendly prices. A six-month gift membership costs just $99 and covers up to six pets in a household. With the membership, they’ll get 24/7 access to online vets, along with a $3,000 safety net for emergencies. You really can’t give a better present than peace of mind for their favorite furry friend, right?

Pawp 6-Month Membership $99 (was $144)

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Photo: Starbucks.
Photo: Starbucks.

Starbucks Gift Card

Whether they prefer coffee, tea or PSLs, you simply can’t go wrong with a Starbucks gift card. Who doesn’t love Starbs?!

Starbucks Gift Card $25-$200

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Courtesy of Amazon.

Amazon Prime Membership

While it’s not technically a gift card, if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you already know how much the service’s ridiculously expansive product range is, and how the one to two-day shipping speeds are a major game-changer. Plus, Prime members get access to special deals and streaming services. You can give the gift of prime for three months at just $45 or the entire year for $139.

Amazon Prime Membership $44.97-$139

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Image: Ulta Beauty.

Ulta Beauty Gift Card

Treat them to the skincare and makeup must-haves on their list with a gift card to Ulta Beauty. Totally foolproof.

Ulta Beauty Gift Card $0+

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Image: Sephora.
Image: Sephora.

Sephora Gift Card

Or, if they’re #teamSephora, you can make their beauty dreams come true with a gift card to the retailer.

Sephora Beauty Gift Card $10+

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Photo: Zara.
Photo: Zara.

Zara Gift Card

Who doesn’t love shopping at Zara? It’s hard to resist all of its super trendy styles, so help them out by giving them a gift card that they can use for their next shopping spree.

Zara Gift Card $25+

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Photo Sony.

Sony PlayStation Gift Card

Your gamer sibling, friend or significant other will appreciate a PlayStation gift card that’ll allow them to buy games, add-ons, subscriptions and more.

Sony PlayStation Gift Card $25-$100

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Photo: Grubhub.

Grubhub Gift Card

The best gift you could ever give to a foodie is, of course, more food! Pick up a Grubhub gift card on Amazon for $50 or $75.

Grubhub Gift Card $50-$75

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Etsy E-Gift Card

There are very few people I know who don’t love to score a unique, vintage, or hand-made find on Etsy, and this email-able gift card is the perfect way to let them pick out something special for themselves.

Etsy $25-$250

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Photo: Apple.
Photo: Apple.

Apple Gift Card

Any tech guru would be so happy to unwrap an Apple gift card. They could put it towards a new pair of AirPods, phone case or charger.

Apple Gift Card $25-$500

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Photo: Fanatics.

Fanatics Gift Card

The sports lover on your list will be thrilled about the shopping spree they’re about to embark on. Fanatics has jerseys, merch and memorabilia galore.

Fanatics Gift Card $25-$200

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Image: Best Buy.
Image: Best Buy.

Best Buy Gift Card

Please the techie in your life with an e-gift card to Best Buy. Whether they need new AirPods, a vacuum or even kitchen appliances, Best Buy has way more than you ever imagined.

Best Buy Beauty Gift Card $15+

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Live Sports Streaming, Original Shows & Award-Winning Documentaries | ESPN+ | ESPN+

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ESPN+ Subscription Gift Card

Perfect for the sports enthusiast on your list (or anyone who likes to watch live games), ESPN+ now offers gift cards for subscriptions that you can send online.

ESPN+ Subscription Gift Card $5.99+

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Photo: Goldbelly.

Goldbelly E-Gift Card

What do Ina Garten, Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri and Nancy Silverton all have in common? They sell their yummy food and desserts on Goldbelly, of course! The ultimate foodie will be drooling over the endless options they can choose from thanks to the gift card you got them.

Goldbelly E-Gift Card $25-$500

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Courtesy of Tatcha.

Tatcha Gift Card

Skincare is personal, so make sure your recipient gets what they want by giving them the freedom to. Gift them some cash to Meghan Markle and Jennifer Aniston’s go-to store, and they’ll be glowing with glee (inside and out).

Tatcha Gift Card $25-$500

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Courtesy of Winc.

Winc E-Gift Card

If all “they want for Christmas is booze” consider gifting them with a Winc e-gift card, which will allow them to stock up on premium, yet affordable wine or sign up for their subscription service.

Winc $60-$150

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Cariuma.
Cariuma.

Cariuma Gift Card

Your friend, your partner or even your cool parents will love these celeb-loved and sustainable sneakers.

Cariuma Gift Card $25-$150

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Courtesy of Lululemon.
Courtesy of Lululemon.

Lululemon E-Gift Card

Perfect for the fitness buff or athleisure lover on your list this year, Lulu’s gift cards can be easily purchased online and sent to the recipient by mail or by email.

Lululemon Gift Card $0+

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Courtesy of Ilia Beauty.
Courtesy of Ilia Beauty.

Ilia Beauty Gift Card

There’s no brand that does mascara as well as Ilia Beauty. Not to mention, it has a famous skin tint that’s been sold more than a million times. If natural and luminescent makeup is something your mom or best friend loves, then this is the destination for them.

Ilia Beauty Gift Card $25-$250

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Photo: Milk Bar.
Photo: Milk Bar.

Milk Bar Gift Card

Satisfy their sweet tooth by getting them a Milk Bar gift card. They’ll be able to order cakes, pies, cookies and more. There are even gluten-free options!

Milk Bar Gift Card $25-$500

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Instacart – Medium

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Instacart E-gift Card

Everyone needs groceries, and with social distancing protocols still in place, getting them delivered is a major game-changer. Give the gift of tasty food and convenience this year.

Instacart $25-$500

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Courtesy of Tula.
Courtesy of Tula.

Tula Gift Card

There’s nothing better than helping somebody you love make time for themself. Tula, the brand that specializes in everything from nourishing face masks to soothing under-eye balms, can help them make the most of that “me time,” and this gift card you gift to them will do the same.

Tula Gift Card $25-$200

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Courtesy of FabFitFun.
Courtesy of FabFitFun.

FabFitFun E-Gift Card

Each season, FabFitFun sends out customizable boxes with full-size products—at a fraction of what you’d pay if you just bought every item individually. You can purchase gift cards in amounts from $50 to $300 to send to someone who would love being surprised every quarter with new goodies delivered to their door.

FabFitFun Gift Card (Prices Vary) $50-$300

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Courtesy of Rare Beauty.
Courtesy of Rare Beauty.

Rare Beauty Gift Card

Give your beauty-obsessed friend the gift of vegan makeup this holiday season. Since it’s so tough to pick out the right tones for your besties, this gift card will be much appreciated to customize their cart to their liking.

Rare Beauty Gift Card $15-$100

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Territory Foods.
Territory Foods.

Territory Foods E-Gift Card

For the foodie or wellness junkie in your life, a Territory Foods digital gift card is a thoughtful gift that will allow them to order from a vast selection of tasty pre-made dishes delivered straight to their door. Whether they’re plant-based or following a special diet like Keto or Whole30 (or just like healthy and actually delicious meals that are ready in minutes), they’ll not only be excited to select their meals for the week, but they’ll also totally enjoy a week off from cooking.

Territory Foods Gift Card $10.95+

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