Come holiday season, it’s the thought that counts, and one of the most thoughtful presents of all just might surprise you: a gift card. Once thought to be the most thoughtless gift, it’s actually just the opposite. Gift cards give the recipients the freedom to buy whatever they want, whenever they want, something now, something later. They may even come with a bonus for you. Here are five no-fail gift cards.
Pet Supplies Plus
All pet owners know that taking care of a pet is a big responsibility and can get expensive, so a gift card to Pet Supplies Plus is always appreciated. Recipients can use the card for everything from grooming to trying natural pet foods. Even better, the card can be used at any of their 11 store locations. (Pet Supplies Plus, Multiple Locations, PetSuppliesPlus.com)
Governor’s Comedy Club
A good laugh can be a real stress-buster, and the best place on LI to go is Governor’s Comedy Club. Governor’s hosts the funniest of the funny and offers a gift card that can be used for the show of their choice. Even better, the gift card can be used at all three clubs in Levittown, Bellmore and Bohemia. (Governor’s Comedy Club, Multiple Locations, Govs.com)
With football season in full swing, you can help your favorite football fanatic keep his/her bar tab down while they enjoy all the wings and beer they desire. A Canz-A-Citi Roadhouse gift card is the perfect way to make it happen. Allow your best friend to chow down on terrific roadhouse-style food with the added benefit of being at a great sports bar with a huge beer selection. Pick up a gift card and you can use it at one of their three locations. (Canz-A-Citi Roadhouse, Patchogue, Westbury and Astoria. CanzACiti.com)
A great meal awaits you at any of Lessings’ seven restaurants, whether it’s at View, Library Café, Maxwell’s, Mirabelle Tavern, Post Office Cafe or Finnegan’s. Even better, through Dec. 25, every $100 you spend in gift cards gets you a $20 gift card for yourself. (Lessing’s Restaurants, Multiple Locations, Lessings.com)
Beach Bum Tanning
Give the gift of a golden glow from Beach Bum Tanning. A gift card to any one of Beach Bum Tanning’s 13 LI locations will surely shake away the winter blues and help your favorite beach bum hold out until the sunshine is back. (Beach Bum Tanning, Multiple Locations, ShopBeachBum.com)
For a complete list of gift cards that come with bonuses for you, visit LongIslandPress.com/GiftCards.