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Best last-minute gifts that will still arrive in time

Waited a little too long to start on your gift-giving this year? Not to worry — these days, not every gift has to travel through the U.S. postal system to make it into your loved ones’ stocking.

Below, we’ve compiled a list of great last-minute gifts that are guaranteed to arrive before the holidays. Some of them are fully digital, while others are delivery subscriptions that they’ll receive confirmation of immediately. You’ll find something for everyone here, from wine lovers to movie buffs to aspiring academics.

Audible: $45 for three months, $150 per year

For the bookworm in your life, an Audible membership will set them up with an audio version of just about every title on their wish list. Members also gain access to the plus catalog, which includes thousands of audiobooks, podcasts, and originals, narrated by some of the industry’s leading actors and writers.

Udemy Classes: classes starting at $10.99

With Udemy, you can choose from over 130,000 online video classes to pick up skills you’ve been meaning to learn for years, including courses in coding, marketing, design, and photography.

Raddish Kids: $24 per month, $240 per year

Raddish Kids is a meal subscription service for kids that focuses on teaching the culinary basics and setting them up for a lifetime of healthy eating habits. You’ll also get digital “bonus bites,” which include fun activities, dietary substitutions, and lesson plans for parents.

Wonderful Wines: $60 per three-pack of wine

Wonderful Wines is all about three things: sustainability, clean ingredients, and wellness. Their three-packs of wine offer incredible value, and every bottle they sell is free of pesticides, organically grown, and vegan.

Winc: $39 per month for standard access, $59.95 per month for Insider Access Membership

Winc is a curated wine delivery service that learns your palate over time, so it can continually send you better and better wines. With the optional Insider Access Membership, you can accrue credits that translate to deep discounts on their rotating selection.

FarmFoods Market: Gift cards starting at $10

For the carnivore in your life, a gift card to FarmFoods Market’s meat delivery platform is a great way to win them over. They’ve got your staples, of course, but they’ve also got a great selection of under-appreciated game, including elk meat, heritage pheasant, and grass-fed bison.

Harry’s Shave Club: Gift cards starting at $25

Harry’s began as a company that made high-quality razors, but quickly blossomed into a subscription-based service that sends out fresh blades, new razors, and shaving cream every month. Now, customers can also choose from their wide selection of facial, hair, and shower products.

Etsy Digital Downloads: Giftable downloads starting at $3

You could say Etsy is sort of like an online flea market — it’s a great go-to site for everything from handcrafted jewelry to vintage home goods to made-to-order knitwear. Their digital downloads include high-quality files you can save, print, and frame yourself, DIY-style.

Hulu: starting at $5.99 per month

Hulu makes a great addition to anyone’s roster of streaming subscriptions. Starting at just $5.99 per month, you’ll gain access to thousands of shows and movies, with the ability to download shows so you can watch them offline.

Disney+/ESPN+/Hulu bundle: $12.99 per month

For a more complete streaming experience, the Disney+/ESPN/Hulu bundle offers incredible value for the money. With live sports events, hundreds of kids’ shows, and a wide selection of award-winning dramas, this bundle truly has something for everyone in the family.

Noom Fitness Program: $59 per month, $199 per year

For the person who plans on sticking to their new year’s resolution this year, Noom, is a great way to help them along. Noom is a new kind of weight-loss program, one that administers psychological evaluations to offer personalized support from certified health coaches.

Amazon Prime Membership: $12.99 per month, $119 per year

With Amazon Prime, you’ll enjoy fast, free delivery on almost anything you can think of, from printers to dog food to beauty accessories and beyond. You’ll also gain access to Prime Video, where you can stream thousands of TV shows and movies.

Cricut Access: $119.88 per year

A Cricut Access membership is a great last-minute gift for the budding designer or web developer in your life. With it, they’ll gain access to 500+ fonts and over 100,000 stock images.

Steam: digital gift cards starting at $5

If you’ve got a gamer on your list, make their day with a gift card to Steam, the world’s leading game distribution platform. That money will go toward a game that will keep them occupied during the coming winter months.

Nutrisystem: starting at $250 per month

The meals in Nutrisystem’s weight-loss program are easy to prep, objectively delicious, and perfectly balanced to deliver proven results. This year, give the gift of looking and feeling great.


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