Christmas is over and you have Amazon gift cards. The immediate question is, do you spend them now or later? If you choose the spend-y route, you could be frugal and slide the funds into your household budget to lighten your overage on gift-buying for others. You also could convert dispassionate gift cards into splurge-y treats, tools, audio accessories, chargers, or tech devices for yourself.
Sure, gift cards are a little impersonal. But using them on paper towels and deodorant is the easiest way to turn a gift into a grocery order — lame! Gift card givers may not have been inspired when they were shopping for you, but surely they hoped you’d use the cards to buy things you really wanted. If you ended up not getting something on your own list, this could be the chance without having to wait till it comes up or make it fit in your regular budget.
For those who choose the splurging path, we found 15 great items on Amazon you can get with your gift cards. Most of the items below cost in the $50 or $100 range, with a few priced a bit higher. You can also check our deals pages for other great curated deals.
Best things to buy for about $50
: $43, $7 off
: $17, $3 off
- : $40, $8 off
- : $40, $30 off
- : $40
- : $23, $4 off
- : $40
Best things to buy for about $100
- : $99, $50 off
- : $120, $70 off
- : $120, $80 off
- : $100, $40 off
- : $77
- : $89, $20 off
Best things to buy for more than $100
- : $279, $70 off
- : $300, $100 off
- : $700, $200 off
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