Stuck for shopping time? Or maybe just stuck for ideas? Forget the mall, the traffic, and pushy jewelry salesmen. These instant Valentine’s Day e-gift ideas will eliminate the stress and help you finding the perfect gift for your sweetheart before February 14th.
Subscriptions To Their Favorite Things
Whether your significant other has a passion for food and drink, a keen interest in gadgets, or an eternal love for beauty products, you can find just about any subscription to suit their taste.
Beer of the Month club is the perfect subscription for that special someone who loves trying new brews. Starting at $39.95 per month, your Valentine receives 12 bottles of micro-brewed beer, featuring four varieties delivered straight to their home or office. Club W offers similar subscriptions for the wine lover in your life. Starting at $50 a month, Club W ships one to three bottles of wine per month, specially chosen for your sweetheart according to their personal palate. For the chocolate lover, New Leaf Chocolates sends four bars of to your love each month, starting at a three-month subscription fee of $98.
For the beauty junkie, Birchbox will treat your sweetheart to personalized beauty and grooming products each month. Three months of beauty goodies for the lady in your life runs you $30 per month, and $60 per month for the well-groomed gentleman. For the tech and foodie enthusiast, GizmoCrate ships a box of four to six items for $39 a month. GizmoCrate’s contents offer a wide variety, from gadgets and gizmos to artisanal foods.
Getaways, Experiences and Vacations
The most romantic gesture is experiencing something amazing together. Show your special someone you care with a once-in-a-lifetime experience or vacation. This can be the perfect way to let them know you love spending time with them.
Groupon offers a wide selection of romantic getaway options. Some are all-inclusive and can be filtered by price starting from under $99, so you can take advantage of the more affordable deals available.
The Cloud 9 Living website features a selection of adventure gifts: from car racing, to hot air balloon rides, to sailing lessons. The thrill-seeker in your life will love it! Activities start as low as $27.
SpaFinder Wellness offers electronic gift cards that can be redeemed at over 20,000 locations across the U.S. The minimum amount is $25, and the card never expires.
Online Shopping and e-Gift Cards
Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure what your sweetheart would love? Sometimes it’s better to let them shop for themselves at their favorite online outlets.
Amazon offers instant gift vouchers that can be emailed or printed at home. Amazon offers Earth’s Biggest Selection; from Amazon apps to Zappos shoes, your special someone is bound to find something they love.
Better World Books offers gift cards for the literary lover in your life. It’s also a gift that gives – Better World collects and sells books online to fund literacy initiatives (and donate books, of course!) around the world. BWB has more than 8 million new and used titles in stock, so your Valentine will have plenty to choose from.
An Apple gift card is perfect for the music or movie lover in your life. Once loaded, the card details can be emailed to the gift recipient and redeemed for music, apps, TV shows, and movies in the iTunes store.