Sinterklaas and Christmas are coming and that means that we are again buying plenty of gifts for each other. But what do you give to someone who already has everything? It’s often seen as taboo, but why not buy someone a gift card? That’s not such a stupid gift at all.
A gift card can still provide a beautiful memory
A gift card is often not as popular as a gift because people think you make it too easy. At the same time, many people who want something buy it themselves, whether or not on Marktplaats, for example. The problem with a gift card is that you don’t have a certain product that reminds you of the giver, many people think. However, that doesn’t have to be the case at all. You can also use a gift card to buy a very specific item, instead of letting it “blend” into the bill of a hefty order. If you, as a recipient, consciously look for something that you buy with that gift card and, for example, let the giver know what you have bought and that you are extremely happy with it, then you still have the same effect as when someone gives you a certain item. presents.
It’s about the packaging
If you give away a gift card, that’s not so much fun. However, put it in a gift box, with cheerful crepe paper in it and maybe a sweet card in which you give some recommendations of what the recipient can buy. It doesn’t have to look like you’re just transferring some money. You can turn it into a real present yourself, which someone will not only find exciting to receive, but also very fun to open. Certainly if something has been under the Christmas tree for weeks, it is just as festive if it is not just an envelope, but a box that has clearly been given attention. After all, that’s what it’s all about: attention to each other.
You can use a gift card in the sale
Finally, a very Dutch advantage of a gift card: unlike many promotional codes, you can also use it during the sale. It is of course a shame to buy a sweater in that expensive December month that you know will be on sale a month later. By giving a voucher, the recipient can browse the sale themselves and he or she can buy something even more beautiful that is currently on sale. It’s a very budget conscious way of looking at gifts and you could say that’s not what gifts are for, but why not? Most gifts are not used until January, because December is a very busy month.