Best e-gift cards 2022: Amazon, Starbucks, Best Buy, Apple and Sephora

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Traditionally, giving a gift card or cash as a holiday gift gets a bad rap, but it doesn’t have to be a last-minute gift that feels like you never thought of it. . Although social distancing limits have eased a bit this year, many of us will still be celebrating the holidays virtually with our loved ones, which means giving e-gifts on the Internet is more acceptable than ever. Plus, in real life, gift cards allow the recipient in question to get what they want, so you don’t have to make assumptions trying to figure it out. However, sending gift cards through the mail is risky. Unfortunately, they are often stolen along the way.

Listen, I admit it – I’ve definitely been one to rush to the nearest grocery store to pick out a last minute (and super generic) gift card on my way to exchanging Christmas gifts with my family in the past (I mean, I highly doubt my grandma would want a gift card to Home Depot, but hey, that’s all that was left) but now , it’s so easy to buy and send thoughtful e-cards online from stores and services that the recipient in question will actually love – and it takes even less time than sprinting to CVS around the block and checking out IRL. Scroll below to find some of the best last-minute e-gift cards you can buy and send online without looking like a huge procrastinator.

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6 month subscription to Pawp

Medical bills for your dog or cat can add up quickly, so help out your best friend with a gift card for father, which offers telehealth services at affordable prices. A six month gift subscription costs just $99 and covers up to six pets in a household. With membership, they will have 24/7 access to online vets, as well as a $3,000 emergency safety net. You really can’t give a better gift than peace of mind to their favorite furry friend, can you?

Amazon Starbucks Gift Card

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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? !

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Amazon Prime Membership

Although not technically a gift card, if you are a Amazon Premium Member, you already know how ridiculously broad the service’s product lineup is, and how game-changing one- to two-day shipping speeds are. Plus, Prime members get access to special offers and streaming services. You can give the Prime gift for three months for just $45 or the whole year for $139.

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Ulta Beauty Gift Card

Treat them to the skincare and makeup must-haves on their list with a gift card for Ultimate Beauty. Completely infallible.

Sephora gift card

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Sephora gift card

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

Sony PlayStation Amazon Gift Card


Sony PlayStation Gift Card

Your brother, friend or relative will appreciate a PlayStation Gift Card this will allow them to purchase games, add-ons, subscriptions and more.

Grubhub Amazon Gift Card

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Grubhub Gift Card

The best gift you can give a foodie is, of course, more food! Pick up a Grubhub Gift Card on Amazon for $50 or $75.

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Etsy eGift Card

There are very few people I know who don’t like to mark a unique, vintage or handmade find on Etsy, and this emailable gift card is the perfect way for them to choose something special for themselves.

Apple Amazon Gift Card

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Apple Gift Card

Any tech guru would be so happy to unbox a Apple Gift Card. They could use it for a new pair of AirPods, a phone case, or a charger.

Amazon Fanatics Gift Card

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Fanatic Gift Card

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

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Best Buy Gift Card

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

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ESPN+ Subscription Gift Card

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

Tatcha Gift Card

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Tatcha Gift Card

Skincare is personal, so make sure your recipient gets what they want by giving them the freedom to do so. Offer them money to Meghan Markle and Jennifer Aniston go to the storeand they will shine with joy (inside and out).

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Winc electronic gift card

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

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Cariuma gift card

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

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Lululemon eGift Card

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

Ilia Beauty Gift Card

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Ilia Beauty Gift Card

There’s no brand that makes mascara this good. Ilia Beauty. Not to mention he has a famous skin tone that was sold over a million times. If natural, luminescent makeup is something your mom or best friend adores, then this is the destination for you.

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Instacart eGift Card

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

Tula Gift Card

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Tula Gift Card

There’s nothing better than helping someone you love take time for themselves. Tula, the brand specializing in everything from nourishing face masks to soothing balms under the eyescan help them make the most of this “me time” and this gift card your gift will do the same.

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FabFitFun eGift Card

Every season, FabFitFun sends customizable boxes with full-size products, at a fraction of what you would pay if you just purchased each item individually. You can buy gift cards in the amount of $50 to $300 to send to someone who would like to be surprised every quarter with new gifts delivered to their doorstep.

Rare Beauty Gift Card

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Rare Beauty Gift Card

Give your beauty-obsessed friend the gift of vegan makeup this holiday season. Since choosing the right tones for your best friends is so difficult, this gift card will be very appreciated to personalize their basket to their taste.

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Territory Foods eGift 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 wide selection of tasty prepared meals delivered directly to their door. Whether they’re plant-based or on a special diet like Keto or Whole30 (or just healthy, really delicious meals that are ready in minutes), they’ll not only be thrilled to choose their meals for the week, but they’ll also take full advantage of a week without cooking.

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