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Holiday gift ideas from American Express

Your Guide to Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Get in the spirit with our easy gift-giving guide! From personalized presents to holiday gift cards, these articles filled with inspiring ideas will take the stress out of shopping this holiday season.

Giving Unique Holiday Gifts

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be hectic. Starting your shopping early to get ahead of the biggest crowds gives you the best selection of holiday gifts, as well as time to think through what you’d truly like to give. But even with all of the planning in the world, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll still need a few last-minute gifts.

Not to worry. No matter what you’re celebrating this season or with whom, our shopping guides, full of great holiday gift ideas, will help you find presents that are sure to be appreciated. From a thoughtful gift for your loved one to bulk holiday gifts with a personal touch for clients, we have meaningful presents to fit everyone on your list—even at the last minute.

American Express Gift Cards: The Gifts that Stand Out
  • Can be used virtually anywhere in the U.S. where American Express Cards are accepted
  • Safer than cash because the funds can be replaced if lost or stolen*
  • Choose from a variety of designs appropriate for the holidays

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

There’s no avoiding all the frustrations the holidays have to offer—but you can at least reduce your shopping stress with our handy list of thoughtful Christmas gifts. Read More...

Unique Hanukkah Gifts To Celebrate the Season

Shopping for eight nights of gifts can be daunting for anyone. Just remember to keep each gift small, and check out our guide to thoughtful Hanukkah gifts that should be a hit. Read More...

Celebrate with Lunar New Year Gifts

Ring in the Chinese New Year with unique gift ideas that are both celebratory and special—along with a few quick and easy ways to give a gift that celebrates the recipient’s personality. Read More...

Professional, Yet Personalized Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas

Buying corporate holiday gifts for everyone in your professional life can be tricky business. Let our guide get you through the season with office holiday gifts that are bound to be appreciated. Read More...

Thoughtful Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

Turn that ticking holiday clock into motivation to tick names off your holiday shopping list. These easy holiday gifts are so thoughtful the recipient will think you’ve been planning their present for months. Read More...

Office Holiday Gift Exchange – a How-to Guide

Whether you’re holding a White Elephant or Secret Santa exchange, our tips help make your office’s holiday gift exchange successful. Read More...

Holiday Gift Ideas from American Express

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