10 Last Minute Digital Gifts That Bypass Basic Christmas Gift Cards

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Christmas is less than 48 hours away. If you haven’t finished buying gifts, you probably missed the shipping time to send them by mail. You might think that you have only a few options left – a generic gift card, a handwritten check, or an IOU under the tree – but we’ve rounded up some great last-minute giveaways that haven’t need shipping label or trip to store.

In fact, because they focus on what people can use year-round, and from the comfort of their own homes while Omicron does the rounds, these ideas could be a bigger hit than anything wrapped around. of an arc. Here is our list:

Introduction

Does your gift have great professional ambitions or a great project to undertake? Sign them up for an Intro consultation. The app, launched in November, allows users to chat one-on-one with celebrities and experts. This could be ideal for a small business owner or someone completing a home improvement project.

Sessions range from $ 50 to $ 200 and cover categories such as fashion, beauty, home decor, and fitness. To give a gift, you must register on the Intro app, which is free. Then tap the settings icon and scroll down to gift cards.

Master class

This online learning platform offers a range of courses taught by some of the biggest names in their field. The recipient of your gift may learn photography skills from Annie Leibovitz or screenwriting tips from Aaron Sorkin. Memberships start from $ 15 per month.

An Xbox Game Pass gift card provides access to games without an Xbox required.


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Xbox Game Pass for PC

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The subscription service will give gamers access to over 100 playable games on computers and consoles, but no Xbox is required. To offer a three-month membership, pay $ 29.99 for a digital passcode on the GameStop website.

Aptiv

An Aaptiv subscription grants access to over 6,000 virtual exercise classes and personalized workouts in categories such as running, yoga and weightlifting. Simply enter your recipient’s name and email address to send them training access for one year. A subscription costs $ 49.99.

Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com offers a Discovery subscription that provides access to family records for six to 12 months. During a promotional period until the end of 2021, the non-renewable semi-annual plan starts at $ 79 for access to United States documents. one year.

A virtual cooking class from The Chef & The Dish could have you concoct potato gnocchi with Gorgonzola sauce, center, gnocchi alla Sorrentina or crispy radicchio topped with homemade balsamic vinaigrette.


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The Chef & The Dish

This online coaching platform offers 2.5-hour virtual cooking classes with chefs from around the world. Classes cost $ 299, but you can give a recipient as little as $ 100 for a class.

Mudguard set

This virtual school offers guided guitar, bass and ukulele lessons. A new beta feature listens to your game and gives basic information about your performance. The app-based program is available in six- and 12-month subscription options, starting at $ 49.99.

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If your loved one has a Nintendo Switch, you can purchase a 12-month online membership for $ 19.99.

It provides access to over 100 games that can be played through Nintendo’s cloud, rather than on the console itself.

You can gift Amazon Prime from three months for $ 39.


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Rather than Amazon credit, you can offer a Prime membership, which means they’ll get faster free shipping, movie and TV streaming, ebooks, and photo storage. unlimited. A year costs $ 119, but you can donate just three months for $ 39.

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Cameo

Cameo sends users personalized video messages from actors, artists and celebrities, with extensive 24-hour delivery options, for an additional fee. Last time we checked, the stars of TikTok will create a video for as little as $ 2, while the fast-spinning videos of “The Nanny” actress Fran Drescher start at $ 750.

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