Running Out of Gift Ideas? Finish Up Your Christmas Shopping With These Handy Gift Cards

In case you just don't know what to get your loved ones.

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( Christmas is days away and we bet you're still not done shopping presents for your loved ones—don't worry, we're guilty of that same procrastination. In case you just can't think of what to give your choosy friends or hard-to-please relatives, we got you. Instead of having to pick out presents for those on your Christmas list, why not give them the power to choose for themselves? Just purchase them a handy gift card from their favorite store and they'll be good to go.

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Can't think of what presents to buy your loved ones? Here's where to shop gift cards this Christmas season:


ikea gift card

We wouldn’t surprised if you have several loved ones on your list who have been dying to shop at IKEA Philippines since it officially opened in late November. You can make their upcoming trip to the Pasay outpost even better by getting them a gift card they can spend in-store. They offer cards at denominations ranging from P500 to P35,000 that can be used with no minimum purchase at the furniture store as well as at their Restaurant and Swedish Food Market.

To shop gift cards, contact IKEA Philippines at


rustan's gift card
PHOTO BY Rustan's

Rustan’s offers gift cards and certificates at denominations of P500, P1,000, P1,500, P3,000, and P5,000. You can use them at any Rustan’s Department Store to shop their wide range of fashion finds, home essentials, electronics, beauty products, and more. Gift certificates can also be used at any Rustan’s Group of Companies and Stores Specialists, Inc. retailers.

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To purchase gift cards and certificates, visit a customer service booth at any Rustan’s Department store. Online gift cards are also available on their website.

Digital Walker

Digital Walker gift card
PHOTO BY Digital Walker

Got friends and family hoping to stock up on new tech for 2022? Help them with their purchases by giving them one of Digital Walker’s e-Gift cards. They’re available at denominations of P500, P1,000, P3000, and P10,000 and can be spent on anything the tech shop has in their lineup. They carry popular brands like Marshall, Fitbit, Go Pro, OnePlus, and more. Best of all, their gift cards need not be spent in just one transaction—the card holder can partially spend the e-Gift card’s value until it runs out.

Available online.


SM Gift Card
PHOTO BY SM Gift Card Website

An SM gift card is a great gift option for those who would appreciate a wide range of options when shopping for themselves. They can be used at any SM establishments—aside from department stores, that also includes shops like Uniqlo, Forever 21, Miniso, Sports Central, Crocs, and more. Their gift cards are available at denominations of P500, P1,000, and P2,000.

Available at The SM Store branches nationwide.


H&M gift card
PHOTO BY Twitter/hmphilippines

For your fellow shopaholics—or just any loved one who plans on restocking their wardrobe in 2022—an H&M gift card would be a much-appreciated present. They go for as low as P300, but you can shop more or get bigger amounts if you’re feeling extra generous.

Available at H&M stores nationwide.


PHOTO BY Robinsons

Robinsons offers gifts cards and certificates at denominations of P100, P500, and P500. You can spend them at their supermarkets (including The Marketplace, Shopwise, and No Brand), their department stores, their appliance stores, and even at partner retailers like Toys R Us, Daiso Japan, Shiseido, Benefit Cosmetics, and more.

Available at Robinsons Business Centers.


apple gift card

Apple Store Gift Cards can be used to purchase any of the tech brand’s gadgets and accessories—perfect for a friend or relative looking to upgrade their personal gadgets for the new year. We're sure they'd appreciate you helping them save some money on their upcoming purchase.

Available online.

Fully Booked

fully booked
PHOTO BY Fully Booked Facebook page

Got a bookworm in your life? Instead of struggling to find out which titles and genres they’d like to receive this holiday season, why not just give them a gift card so they can choose for themselves? You can get them at denominations of P500, P1,000, P2,500, P5,000, or at a custom value.

Available on Giftaway.

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