The holidays are here at last. Found yourself invited to a last-minute virtual Christmas party? Totally forgot a stocking stuffer for someone? Maybe you missed the shipping deadline and the post office couldnâ€™t get to your giftee in time. Whatever the reason, itâ€™s not too late. At the same time, many stores are closed and one-day-shipping isnâ€™t really an option today. The answer is to go with a digital gift.
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Buying digital gifts may seem like the easy way out, but they really have a ton of appeal â€” especially when we canâ€™t celebrate the holidays together. Thereâ€™s a lot to give from music and movie subscriptions to gift cards from some of the biggest online retailers. Here are a few sure-fire ways to give the holidays a little more cheer.
Music streaming services
Whether youâ€™ve got a favorite holiday playlist or you just want some new jams, a music service is always worth it. Spotify Wrapped has us reminiscing, but itâ€™s time to start thinking about next yearâ€™s costs. These digital gifts can help you cover the expenses for your friends and family!
TV and Movie streaming services
Even if youâ€™re not into music, thereâ€™s always something new to watch. As the number of streaming platforms balloons even further, it can really help to give your loved ones a taste of premium, binge-worthy shows. Try these digital gifts on for size.
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Premium gaming memberships
The Xbox Series X, Series S, and PlayStation 5 are sure to be some of the gifts of the year, but thereâ€™s only so much you can do offline. Hereâ€™s a great way to get connected to Xbox Live Gold, PlayStation Plus, or splash some cash at the Nintendo eShop:
App Store and Play Store gift cards
Itâ€™s tough to go wrong with a gift card, but youâ€™ll have to choose carefully. Not everyone has access to both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, but itâ€™s always nice to grab a premium app or rent a movie. Use these digital gifts to hook up your friends with some store credit.
Digital gifts for top retailers
Weâ€™ve gone pretty heavily on the digital value so far, but maybe your giftee is just looking for a way to shop at their favorite store. After all, Amazon has pretty much anything you can think of. These are just a few of our favorite places to shop:
Digital gifts for other services
In a world where we canâ€™t really travel very far, services like DoorDash have taken over. Everyone loves food, and itâ€™s always nice to defray the delivery costs. Here are a few digital gift ideas that donâ€™t really fit into the other categories: