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The Best Reasons to Give Magazine Subscriptions as Christmas Gifts

Gift Magazine SubscriptionsStill looking for the perfect gift? We’ve got a one-size-fits-all suggestion that lasts all year and that you can pick up even at the last minute at a great price.

Time is quickly ticking down on the Christmas shopping season. Have you checked off everyone on your list?

If not, maybe it’s because haven’t made the time for it yet—too many other things to do! Maybe you don’t want to brave the crowds of last-minute shoppers. Maybe you don’t want to pay extra shipping costs—or worse, risk not getting it in time.

For whatever reason, if you still have gifts to buy, a magazine subscription (or even a gift card so your recipient can choose) makes the perfect gift, and here’s why.

1. It always fits. No more worrying about whether you got the size right—or even if you think you did that it will live up to expectations. A magazine always fits just right, and it’s more useful than a tie or scarf that always fit too, but how many of those do you really need?

2. It can be unwrapped more than once. Want to make someone happy year-round? Christmas gifts are only opened once a year, but a magazine arrives every month (or sometimes every other month) and it’s like enjoying a new present every time it shows up in the mailbox.

3. It (almost) doesn’t have to be wrapped. Since you can’t quite go and pick it up at the store and wrap it, you’ll have to get creative when presenting your magazine subscription gift. We’ve got five suggestions—and here’s five more.

4. It can make a powerful impact. Say you have a budding chef, fashionista, photographer, crafter, businessman, etc., on your list. You could help turn their passion into lucrative career or a hobby on the side with the right magazine subscription.

5. It’s the answer for the person who has everything. We all know someone who’s a challenge to buy for, but a magazine subscription delivers new ideas with every issue, which makes it a good choice—provided the recipient doesn’t already get it.

6. It can be purchased at a price that fits any budget. Whatever your price point, we’ve got a great magazine subscription that will make a great gift. Now through Christmas, check our site often for daily deals and deep discounts.

7. It makes a great last-minute gift. Uh-oh. It’s Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, and you’ve overlooked someone. No problem! Place an order on our site and then figure out the quickest and easiest creative presentation from our list of 10 “wrapping” ideas.

Happy shopping!

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Christmas in July $1 Sale: Turn a Dollar into a Magazine for Everyone on Your List

Get more bang for your buck with our $1 Sale, where more than 50 magazines are just $1 or less per issue. Stock up on your favorite titles for you—or everyone on your list.

There’s not much a dollar can buy these days—save for the specially-priced items at any fast-food establishment or discount stores with the price advertised in the name. It’s even more difficult to something for a dollar that lasts longer than just a short period of time.

But that’s not the case with the Christmas in July $1 Sale! For a limited time, more than 50 magazines are on sale for just $1 or less per issue. And there’s something for everyone on your holiday shopping list—or just for you.

Any of these subscriptions could make great stocking stuffers your recipient can look forward to every month. Or pair them with complementary gadgets or items to make great gifts—for Christmas or any other occasion.

Here’s a preview of the titles on sale and the type of person they’d appeal to.

For Fashion Lovers: Get your glam on with haute titles like InStyle, Marie Claire and Nylon covering the latest trends from head to toe.

For Parents: Turn to titles like Parents, Parenting Early Years or Parenting School Years for kid-friendly activities and advice for any age.

For Thrillseekers: Feed your need for freedom on the open road or on the water through magazines like Motor Trend, Motorcyclist or Sail.

For Entertainment Junkies: Get the news on every reality TV show to the latest summer blockbuster with TV Guide and Entertainment Weekly.

For News Buffs: Can’t get enough of the day’s latest headlines? Titles like Time and Newsweek delve deeper into politics, global issues and more.

For Businessmen (or Women): Stay on top of the business world outside of the boardroom with Fortune, Forbes or Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

For Outdoorsmen (or Women): Be prepared for the big game in the field or the big catch on the water with titles like Field & Stream or Outdoor Life.

For Sports Nuts: Go in-depth on your favorite sports, news and rumors with subscriptions to Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine or Sports Weekly.

For Techies: Geek out with the latest gadgets with titles like Popular Science, Laptop Magazine or Connected World.

For Artists and Dreamers: Learn to express yourself creatively with magazines like Outdoor Photographer, Making Music or Poets & Writers.