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7 Gift Cards To Make You Feel Close Even From Six Feet Apart

Hannah Rimm
·2 min read

In case you missed it, there's a pandemic outside, and traveling to see loved ones is a whole lot harder this year. It also means in-person gift-giving is basically out of the question, especially if you've got older folks or immunosuppressed loved ones. The pandemic, however, will not stop many from gifting this holiday season. While we may be forced to eat Thanksgiving over Zoom and light the Hanukkah candles from afar, not even a pandemic can take away our holiday spirit.

So this year, take the socially distant gifting route and send your loved ones gift cards. Available for everything from booze to blankets, gift cards are both practical and universal. Plus, buying gift cards is as easy as clicking a button and there is exactly zero shipping time. Ahead, our favorite gift cards to give this holiday season.

At Refinery29, we're here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

<h2>Nintendo E-Gift Card<br></h2><br>If you can't be with your loved ones this holiday season, you can at least <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/03/9606345/what-is-animal-crossing-new-horizons-switch-guide" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:play Animal Crossing" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">play Animal Crossing</a> with them! <br><br><strong>Nintendo</strong> Nintendo Gift Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fnintendo-eshop-digital%2F-%2FA-53054673%3Fpreselect%3D52567879%23lnk%3Dsametab" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

Nintendo E-Gift Card


If you can't be with your loved ones this holiday season, you can at least play Animal Crossing with them!

Nintendo Nintendo Gift Card, $, available at Target
<h2>Disney+ Subscription</h2><br>A gift that will last a whole year and give you something to do together on your tenth Zoom of the holiday season.<br><br><strong>Disney</strong> Disney+ Gift Subscription Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffave.co%2F3fll53L" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Disney+" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Disney+</a>

Disney+ Subscription


A gift that will last a whole year and give you something to do together on your tenth Zoom of the holiday season.

Disney Disney+ Gift Subscription Card, $, available at Disney+
<h2>Thrive Market Gift Card</h2><br>In a year that has us all <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/best-grocery-delivery-apps" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ordering groceries" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">ordering groceries</a>, give the best of the best to your loved ones.<br><br><strong>Thrive Market</strong> Gift Card, 1 Year Membership, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fthrivemarket.com%2Fp%2Fgift-card" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Thrive Market" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Thrive Market</a>

Thrive Market Gift Card


In a year that has us all ordering groceries, give the best of the best to your loved ones.

Thrive Market Gift Card, 1 Year Membership, $, available at Thrive Market
<h2>Omaha Steaks Gift Card</h2><br>The perfect gift for the family member that <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/quarantine-food-habits" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:got super into cooking this year" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">got super into cooking this year</a> but doesn't get to cook Thanksgiving dinner for anyone but themselves.<br><br><strong>Omaha Steaks</strong> Omaha Steaks Gift Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.omahasteaks.com%2Fproduct%2FHappy-Holidays-E-Gift-Card-09917" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Omaha Steaks" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Omaha Steaks</a>

Omaha Steaks Gift Card


The perfect gift for the family member that got super into cooking this year but doesn't get to cook Thanksgiving dinner for anyone but themselves.

Omaha Steaks Omaha Steaks Gift Card, $, available at Omaha Steaks
<h2>DoorDash Gift Card</h2> <br>In a year distinctly marked by takeout, what better gift to give than the gift of more takeout. Plus, if your gift recipient has a <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/chase-credit-card-experiences-vacation-points-review" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Chase Sapphire credit card" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Chase Sapphire credit card</a>, they'll get five times the rewards on their purchases. Sounds like a win-win to me!<br><br><strong>DoorDash</strong> DoorDash Gift Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoordash.launchgiftcards.com%2F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:DoorDash" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">DoorDash</a>

DoorDash Gift Card


In a year distinctly marked by takeout, what better gift to give than the gift of more takeout. Plus, if your gift recipient has a Chase Sapphire credit card, they'll get five times the rewards on their purchases. Sounds like a win-win to me!

DoorDash DoorDash Gift Card, $, available at DoorDash
<h2>Minibar Delivery Gift Card</h2><br>Let's face it, 2020 has been a hard year, so why not <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/11/10145922/bud-light-seltzer-ugly-sweater-best-worst-flavors" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:give the gift of hard seltzer" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">give the gift of hard seltzer</a> or hard tea or spirits or wine this year. <br><br><strong>Minibar Delivery</strong> Minibar Gift Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fminibardelivery.com%2Fgift-cards" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Minibar Delivery" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Minibar Delivery</a>

Minibar Delivery Gift Card


Let's face it, 2020 has been a hard year, so why not give the gift of hard seltzer or hard tea or spirits or wine this year.

Minibar Delivery Minibar Gift Card, $, available at Minibar Delivery
<h2>Etsy Gift Card</h2><br>Whether your loved one <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/03/8995792/slime-instagram-gen-z-trend" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:loves slime" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">loves slime</a>, cute prints, or homemade blankets, this gift card will both support a small business crafter and make your loved one smile.<br><br><strong>Etsy</strong> Etsy Gift Card, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.etsy.com%2Fgiftcards" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Etsy</a>

Etsy Gift Card


Whether your loved one loves slime, cute prints, or homemade blankets, this gift card will both support a small business crafter and make your loved one smile.

Etsy Etsy Gift Card, $, available at Etsy

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