The holiday season has arrived – but don’t panic. If you forget to buy a gift for someone, you cannot decide what to give to the one you love, or the item you want to give cannot be delivered on time, that is not a problem. Digital gifts are the most convenient and easiest gifts. And with so many digital gifts to choose from – like a subscription to a popular streaming service, some extra cash for iTunes or a new game, or a gift card from your favorite retailer – we’ve made a list of some quick gift ideas.

A streaming service like Disney Plus can be the perfect gift for a friend or relative in the house.
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For TV broadcast movies

With the pandemic continuing to keep most of us indoors, there has never been a better time to sign up for a single (or multiple) streaming service and enjoy great shows and movies. There are many streaming services that you can choose from right now, such as Disney Plus, Netflix and many more.

Consider a Spotify gift card for the music lovers in your life

Consider a Spotify gift card for the music lovers in your life.
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For music lovers

Whether you prefer Spotify, Apple Music or YouTube Music, a music gift card is not a bad gift for someone who enjoys tuning in all the noise and distorting some funky tunes.

For Switch owners, Nintendo eShop or Switch Online memberships are good options for digital gifts.
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For players

There are tons of options when it comes to buying games online or gifting a subscription. Whether a talented person can use some extra cash to buy games from a digital storefront or to renew their video game console membership, there are a plethora of options to choose from for the player in your life.

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Uber is a great gift for the traveler in your life.
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For travelers

While I wouldn’t recommend traveling right now if you don’t need to, Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb offer digital gift cards, which are great for anyone who loves to travel or doesn’t like to use public transportation. This way, when it is safer to travel again, you can treat them with a fun car trip or even a vacation.

Get the foodie in your life gift card to DoorDash or UberEats.
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For food lovers

Most food ordering apps have online gift cards available for purchase. This is fine if your loved one is too lazy to cook dinner one night, doesn’t feel like going grocery shopping, or needs to stay home. Here are some gift cards for the foodies in your life:

For everything else

If you are not sure what you will get for someone or if you want to give them more leverage over what they want to buy, a generic gift card may be the best option. From app stores to department stores, here are some gift cards for everyone:

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