Five Great Ideas for Last-Minute Christmas Gifts That Can be Bought Online

Last-Minute Shoppers Can Find Money Saving Tips and Deals for Holiday Gifts on

Dec 20, 2011, 03:05 ET from

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though there are only five days left until Christmas, there is still plenty of time to find great last-minute gifts for family and friends. To help consumers,, a leading coupon and deal website, has come up with a list of ways online shoppers can still get great deals on gifts. makes holiday shopping easy by featuring online coupons and deals from popular online stores, as well as resources for holiday store hours, shipping deadlines, and checklists at the Holiday Savings Center.


"During the holiday season, many people are so busy with parties and other tasks that they're left scrambling at the last minute to find gifts for the people on their lists," said Steve Schaffer, CEO of " takes the time and hassle out of searching for last-minute deals by giving consumers helpful money-saving tips and quick ways to find great online coupons."

Five Last-Minute Ways to Save on Holiday Gifts from Include:

Buy online, ship to store

There is still time to find great deals. Retailers are rolling out sales until Christmas and by purchasing online and picking up gifts in their local store, consumers can check store inventory online to make sure the product is in stock, and then buy online with coupon codes for added savings. has a list of 19 stores where consumers can buy online and pick up in store, including,, and

Buy eGift certificates or daily deals

Consumers who want to give a digital gift can find more than 100 stores on that offer eGift certificates and eBooks. These electronic gifts provide shoppers the ability to buy online and email the certificate to a family member or friend. Consumers can also buy restaurant or Daily Deals vouchers and give those as gifts.

Shop right up until the last day

There are many stores that offer Christmas delivery with express shipping that can be bought online up until the last minute. There are also many stores that will be open on Christmas Eve - and even some Christmas Day - giving shoppers who are really in a hurry, extra time to shop for gifts. To find out which stores will be open, consumers can check out a list of stores open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on

Gift Clubs - The gift that gives all year long

Last-minute shoppers can give the gift that keeps on giving year-round when they sign-up for a gift of the month club. A gift will show up each month to the gift recipient's home. Consumers can find Gift Clubs for every person and interest, including wine of the month clubs, cheese of the month clubs, and even dog treats of the month clubs.

Buy-it, print-it, and gift-it

This is the art of giving the gift as a picture. It is a great last-minute way to give gifts to friends you may have forgotten about. All shoppers need to do is buy online, print a picture of the product, and then put the picture in a card telling the recipient the gift is on its way.  To save money on these last-minute gifts, shoppers can head to and find online coupons for the most popular stores.

For more information about ways to save on last-minute gifts, stores offering in-store pickup, and eGift certificates, plus a list of stores open on Christmas Eve and Christmas day, visit:

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