The Ways to Give Better Gift Cards

The Ways to Give Better Gift Cards

 Gift cards usually say “I waited until the last minute.” Make yours meaningful by considering the recipient’s lifestyle and personality.

Music Money.Beef up your runner friend’s half-marathon playlist with an iTunes gift card or upgrade your Spotify-loving pal to a premium subscription–now available in a gift card.

Personal Mary Poppins. Treat  frazzled friend to a vacation from cleaning. You give a card from a home-cleaning service like The Maids or Merry Maids; she calls up the nearest office and sets a date for a clean sweep ( or for office locations and gift-card info).

The Gift That Keeps on Giving.With a gift card to Global Giving ( or Tisbest (, a do-gooder friend can peruse hundreds of charities and select the cause she most wants to support.

  Fancy-Food Shopping.Food will go bananas for a gift card to a pricey supermarket like Dean & DeLuca ( or Whole Foods