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Forget today was Valentine's Day? Or just forget to get a gift in general? No worries, TODAY Shopping has you covered!
Instead of showing up empty handed or buying last-minute, overpriced flowers from the store down the street, get your loved one something they'll actually enjoy - on a gift card. There's no reason gift certificates can't make a perfectly thoughtful present, and you can actually print out a bunch of them straight off Amazon.
Here are 12 of the most creative (and useful) options we've found for Valentine's Day 2018.
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Uber gift card, Amazon
You're not just giving a free ride. You're giving the gift of no stress the next time your friend has one too many drinks while out to dinner, or their ride to the airport falls through. You really can't put a price on that (but in this case, you really can, ranging from $25 to $500).
Southwest Airlines gift card, Amazon
For all those "experiences over things" types, there's no better way to encourage an adventurous spirit than by contributing anywhere from $50 to $200 to someone's next getaway.
Spotify gift card, Amazon
This music-streaming service is technically free, but a $9.99/month premium membership allows users to skip advertisements, make playlists and generally live their best music-lover lives. A gift card, available in $30 or $60 increments, is the perfect way to help keep the beat.
Lowe's gift card, Amazon
We all know the unique panic of an unexpected home repair, or the urge to splurge on a new appliance we don't really need. Lowe's $50 to $200 gift card calls are also known as "the gift of home," and really, there's nothing more precious.
Airbnb gift card, Amazon
You may think giving your friend a vacation would be prohibitively expensive. But Airbnb's low-cost travel lodgings have changed the game. For just $25 to $100, you can float a weekend away in many areas, or chip in toward a longer trip they've been meaning to take.
Whole Foods gift card, Amazon
We know, we know — a grocery gift card seems almost offensively unglamorous. But trust us, there's nothing the broke college student in your life would like more than not having to think twice before buying that fancy cheese. This $50 card even comes with its own gift box.
LobsterGram gift card, Amazon
Give the gift of ultimate dine-in decadence: a lobster dinner. Choose your denomination ranging from $75 to $500, and the lucky recipient can cash it in for a cooler of lobsters shipped straight from Biddeford, Maine.
AMC Theaters gift card, Amazon
Movie ticket prices these days are no joke, and even the most devoted cinephile is likely to suffer from some sticker shock. A $50 gift card should cover a date night or two — plus snacks.
Netflix gift card, Amazon
Perhaps your loved ones prefer movie nights on the couch? For $25 to $150, you can enable your favorite homebody for months to come. We just hope you weren't planning on seeing them out on a Friday night anytime soon.
Tabasco gift card, Amazon
We all have that friend who puts hot sauce on everything. Show them you care with reassurance that they'll never run out of the good stuff. Gift cards run from $25 to $50 (which, by the way, can buy a lot of hot sauce).
Taco Bell gift card, Amazon
No one wants to look at their credit card statement and see Taco Bell on there. Ever. And now — whether it was a late-night snack run or a roadside stop — your BFF won't have to.
Pregnant Belly Painting gift card, Amazon
This one's probably not on the baby shower registry. But if you can spare $399 for a one-of-a-kind maternity experience, here's your chance!
Amazon gift card, Amazon
Um, duh. You can get pretty much everything on Amazon. And who doesn't want everything for Christmas? Give up to $2,000 of everything with a reloadable Amazon gift card.