With the pandemic dragging on and the weather growing colder, trawling through retail stores seeking gifts is a daunting prospect. Shopping online can be just as time-consuming and you may run into delivery delays due to a series of global supply chain issues. Even if you successfully secure a haul of presents, many will wind up in closets or charity stores. Maybe it’s time to try an online gift.

Digital gifts are so much easier. Shop from your cozy bed. No need for gift-wrapping or shipping. You can find something they really want, or give them the chance to choose for themselves. We have a virtual smorgasbord of delicious digital gift ideas for you.

Some Online Gifts to Try

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eGift Cards

Amazon gift card
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They may not be all that imaginative, but electronic gift cards let your loved ones choose what they actually want, and it’s never disappointing to receive one (assuming it’s at a place you like). Gift cards are everywhere, you can also look beyond the retail giants to find highly rated independent stores, delis, or restaurants near your giftee.