AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regardless of your feelings toward ribbons, shiny paper and tape, one thing is certain: Finding time to package up presents is hard, especially when you're trying to keep the gift—and Santa's identity—a secret. In fact, Americans spend about three hours during the holidays wrapping gifts. That's enough to make anyone a Grinch.
Keep reading and visit the RetailMeNot blog, The Real Deal, to see a full list of retailers that will handle the bagging and tagging for you—some for free and others for a small fee.
Bed Bath & Beyond In-store: Free gift wrapping station complete with boxes, wrapping paper, scissors and tape! Online: $3.99 per order. Larger or prepackaged items come in a plastic gift bag.
Gap In-store: Free for a gift box that you wrap and assemble yourself. Online: Free for a gift box, but $5 for a wrapped box with tissue, ribbon and a gift card.
Nordstrom In-store: Free boxes and paper are available, but only the cosmetics department offers actual gift wrapping. Online: $5 for a gift box, tissue paper, bow and card; $2 for an easy-to-assemble gift box with tissue paper, a bow and blank gift tag; or opt for a short gift message for free.
Sephora In-store: Free. Just ask for gift boxes or bags when you check out. Online: $2 for a gift satchel and $4 for a gift box.
Tiffany & Co. In-store: Free. Online: Free. All purchases come in the signature Tiffany Blue Box tied with a white satin ribbon.
See the full list of retailers offering complimentary gift wrapping here.
Stores with Paid Gift Wrapping Services
Amazon Online: Prices vary depending on the size and shape of the item, but expect to pay between $3.99 and $5.99. If an item can't be wrapped due to size or shape, Amazon offers the option of a reusable cloth gift bag.
Walmart In-store: Nope. Online: $3.88 for most items. Free for jewelry.
See the full list of retailers offering paid gift wrapping here.
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