Gift cards are the #1 most requested gift for 15 years in a row. I know I’m always looking for new gift card ideas but sometimes the tried and true brands are still the ones everyone wants the most. For this year’s occasions, we’ve spotlighted some of the most popular brands and some up-and-coming brands to check out. All of our ideas give the recipient the freedom to choose their own gift–which everyone loves. With the new year in full swing, here are some gift card ideas for 2023:


Amazon Gift Card

With a wide range of products available, from books and electronics to clothing and home goods, an Amazon gift card is a great option for anyone on your list.



Gift Cards for Active People

For the can’t stop moving lovers in your life, a Nike, On-Running, LuLuLemon, GymShark, Athleta or REI allows them to purchase their favorite workout clothes or shoes.  

 Gift Cards for Active People


Hulu Gift Card 

With a plethora of movies and TV shows to choose from, a Hulu gift card is a great option for the entertainment enthusiast in your life.

Hulu Gift Card


Gift Cards for Golfers

From clothes to golf times, these gift cards will get your golfer going.  Johnnie-O, Go Play Golf, Callaway, Golf Galaxy, TopGolf, Travis Matthew


Relaxation Gift Card

Treat someone special to a day of relaxation with a gift card to a Soothe, Spa Week, Ulta Beauty, Bath & Body Works, Barnes & Noble . They'll appreciate the chance to unwind and be pampered.


Restaurant Gift Card 

Give the gift of a delicious meal with a gift card to a local or national restaurant. Delivery gift cards such as Doordash or Grubhub are great for local stops. Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, Chipotle or Panera are also national crowd-pleasers.  These are some great options for foodies and those who enjoy trying new places to eat.

Restaurant Gift Cards


Experience Gift Cards

It’s time to get living and these gift cards can help. Airbnb, Delta Air Lines, StubHub, Princess Cruises or Uber

Airbnb Gift Card


Retail Gift Card

Whether it's clothing, kids stuff, or home decor, a gift card to a retail store allows the recipient to choose something they'll love. Try T.J. Maxx, Nordstrom, Crate & Barrel, Macy’s, Carter's and many others.

Retail Gift Cards


Gaming Gift Card

For the gamer in your life, a gift card to a gaming store or online marketplace allows them to purchase the latest games and accessories. Try Roblox, XBOX, PlayStation, Nintendo or GameStop.

Gaming Gift Card


Grocery Gift Card

A gift card to a grocery store is a practical and thoughtful gift for someone who has to buy groceries regularly.


These are just a few gift card ideas to consider for 2023. Whatever the occasion, a gift card is a great way to show someone you care and give them the freedom to choose their own gift.