Gossmas Guide: The BEST Gift Cards To Gift This Christmas

For that special someone who's just TOO difficult to shop for...


Christmas can sometimes be a nightmare when you have a friend/sister who is SO hard to shop for.

More times than not, it’s worse to buy something for someone that will end up gathering dust in their bedroom – so this is why gift cards are a life saver.

We don’t know about you, but we LOVE receiving a voucher as a gift, so we’ve listed some of the best gift cards to gift your loved ones this Christmas.

Take a look:

1. Just Eat 

Just Eat are delivering the perfect gift this festive season for friends and family who love nothing better than staying in to relax and order a takeaway delivered straight to their door.

Earn yourself first class gift giver status by purchasing a Just Eat gift card online, available in €10, €20, €30 and €50 denominations at

So, when you’ve tired of the turkey leftovers and the selection boxes are gone, you can continue the celebrations with a tasty takeaway from Just Eat.

With over 2,000 takeaway restaurants and 40 cuisine types to choose from on Just Eat, nobody will be left disappointed opening this up on Christmas Day!

2. Penneys

Gift cards for Penneys ALWAYS go down a treat in our book.

The much-loved store is our go-to shopping mecca, no matter what age you are – which means you really can’t go wrong with this one.

With gift cards ranging from €5 – €200, this is the perfect gift – whether it’s a Secret Santa present, or you just really want to spoil someone.

You can purchase Penneys gift cards here, or else you can pick them up in store.

3. The Laser and Skin Clinic

Both flexible and easy to use, The Laser and Skin Clinic Gift Card is the perfect gift for someone special.

With the most advanced treatments and the most effective cosmeceutical skincare ranges to choose from, The Laser and Skin Clinic has something for everybody!

Gift Cards can be used to purchase treatments and products provided by The Laser and Skin Clinic, with the exception of Anti-Wrinkle Injections and Silhouette Soft Treatment.

The gift cards come in €50, €100, €150, €200 – and can be purchase in store, or online here.

4. Debenhams

Debenhams is one of Ireland’s biggest department stores, which sells own-brand and international fashion, beauty and homeware products.

From glitzy dresses to coffee machines, Debenhams really has it all – which makes a Debenhams gift voucher the perfect gift for someone special.

Their gift cards range from €10 to €300, and can be purchased in store, or online here.

5. Ticketmaster

What better gift than the gift of a gig?

A Ticketmaster voucher is the ultimate present for that special someone in your life that’s ALWAYS buying tickets to gigs.

From comedy shows to live concerts, Ticketmaster offer gift vouchers worth up to €250 – so you can literally give the gift of live entertainment.

You can purchase the gift cards here, or else pick them up in Centra, Spar, Supervalu, and Tesco stores.

6. Fade Street Social 

Restaurant vouchers may not be the first thing we think of when it comes to Christmas presents – but they’re actually an amazing gift to receive, especially when the restaurant is REALLY good.

Fade Street Social by Dylan McGrath is one of the hottest restaurants in Dublin city centre, and they’ve got €50, €100, and €150 vouchers available here.

So, give the gift of a delicious meal this Christmas, and you never know… they might invite you along!

7. Radisson Blu

One of the world’s biggest hotel chains has a gift card for everyone this Christmas.

Giving a Radisson Blu gift card is giving the gift of choice, as it can be used to pay hotel charges, restaurants and spa treatments (any eligible service managed or operated by a participating hotel including applicable taxes) at Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson Red, Park Inn by Radisson and Park Plaza hotels in participating countries.

So, whether you want to spend the voucher on an overnight stay, dinner for two, or a luxury spa treatment – the choice is totally up to you!

Cards can be purchased online here, or at participating hotels.

8. South William Spa

Everyone loves a good pamper session, so a spa gift voucher is always guaranteed to go down well.

The South William Spa’s luxury day spa and relaxation suites offer the ultimate relaxation experience in the city.

Whether you’re looking to get a massage, or simply get a wax – The South William Spa has gift cards to cover all of this.

The cards range from €50 – €1000 (if you REALLY want to spoil someone!), and they’re available to purchase here.

9. One4All

One4All is definitely one of the most well-known gift vouchers in Ireland.

As Ireland’s leading gift card company, a One4All gift card is really the perfect gift for everyone, as it’s accepted in over 8,000 outlets throughout Ireland – including Debenhams, Brown Thomas, H&M, Easons and many, many more.

The gift card can be spent in-store or online in as many outlets as they want, so they can even use it to pay for a meal following an exhausting shopping trip!

The One4all Gift Card can be purchased in all 1,100 Post Office branches nationwide, or online through the One4all website here.

They also offer an online-exclusive personalisation feature, which allows customers to create their own unique gift cards with photos and messages, for that extra special touch.

10. Platinum Hair Extensions

We all know someone who has always wanted hair extensions – but simply can’t save up the cash to get them.

This is why a voucher from Platinum Hair Extensions is a nice idea – whether they want to get bonded extensions, clip in pieces, or even something from their extensive range of After Care products.

Sold in store, you can pick up a Platinum Hair Extensions gift card for any price you want.

11. Amazon

Amazon is home to basically anything you could ever need.

Give the gift of online shopping from the world’s biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, and just about anything else.

Amazon Gift Cards can be purchased here.