Lifehacker’s Gift Card Checklist

Lifehacker’s Gift Card Checklist


If you haven’t already got your Christmas gift plans finalised and perfected, then a gift card is probably looking like a pretty good option about now. As our 12 days of perfect Christmas planning nears its conclusion, here’s a few gift card tricks to be aware of.

We’ve already offered up some suggestions for gift card options as part of our Christmas gift guide, and they’re hardly a difficult item to find. Walk into any newsagent, post office or convenience store and you’re likely to see a rack of gift cards for a huge range of retailers on offer. At this stage sending them in the mail is pretty much out of the question, but for overseas relatives retailers such as Amazon offer virtual gift cards which you can send via email right up until the last minute.