WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP members can now receive up to 50 percent savings on personalized digital and physical greeting cards, with a new member benefit available from The Gift Card Shop™. The Gift Card Shop™ is an online store offering personalized greeting cards and the ability to add a gift card from a broad range of categories including restaurants, apparel, travel and entertainment.
"The Gift Card Shop's discount for AARP members gives them the opportunity to create personalized and meaningful gifts for loved ones while being mindful of budget," said Angela Jones, senior vice president, lifestyle marketing at AARP Services Inc. "With Father's Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to take advantage of special savings benefits offered from The Gift Card Shop™.
Through The Gift Card Shop™, AARP Members will also receive 50 percent off the purchase of personalized digital greetings. Digital greetings include digital greeting cards, digital photo books and digital video greetings. The digital video greetings can incorporate members' personal photos, sentiment, video footage, and sound, resulting in a hyper-personalized and special gift.
Restaurant gift card options include Applebee's, Bucca di Beppo, the Landry's family of restaurants, including McCormick & Schmick's and more; and entertainment and travel gift card options include retailers such as Regal, Golfsmith and Barnes & Noble. Additionally, limited time savings and offers will be available on select gift cards.
Gift Card Impressions, parent company of The Gift Card Shop™, is the leading provider of personalized solutions within the multi-billion dollar gift card industry. Gift Card Impressions invented groundbreaking technology to transform gift cards into warm, personal experiences for celebrating occasions. These new multi-media technologies upgrade a standard digital or physical gift card into a memorable and meaningful experience.
"Our goal is to offer the warmest and most personal digital technologies to celebrate moments large and small," said Brett Glass, founder and CEO of Gift Card Impressions. "Through our offer for AARP members, we're able to provide members with best-in-class gift cards that can be wrapped with the latest digital technology to create the ultimate gifting experience. These simple and impactful technologies transform a gift card gift for recipients, while engaging with one of the largest demographics with tremendous buying power."
AARP Member Advantages is a collection of discounts, products and services available to AARP's millions of members through third parties, not by AARP or its affiliates. To take advantage of The Gift Card Shop™ offerings, or to find out more about the other discounts and services available to AARP members, please visit AARPAdvantages.com and search for The Gift Card Shop™.
An AARP membership costs just $16 per year and can often be recouped by using just a few of the many discounts available. To take advantage of any discount or service offered to AARP members, or to find out more about all the ways AARP members can save, download the free AARP Member Advantages Offer Finder mobile app for iOS and Android devices or visit the new AARP Member Advantages website, AARPAdvantages.com.
ABOUT GIFT CARD IMPRESSIONS
Gift Card Impressions (GCI) is the leading innovator in creating multi-media engagement experiences to better connect people. GCI harnesses the power of sentiment, photo, music and video to incorporate emotion into everyday communications and gifting. GCI works with leading retailers, gift card companies and corporations to help improve the overall engagement experience for their customers.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @aarp and our CEO @JoAnn_Jenkins on Twitter.
ABOUT AARP SERVICES INC.
AARP Services Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to AARP's millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services and legal services. AARP Services also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.
SOURCE AARP Services Inc.