Holiday Gift Guides for 2014

Holiday Gift Guides are a great help when looking for gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Maybe you’re not sure what to get someone or you want to find out about the latest gadgets, toys, fragrance, fashions, etc – you can save time and money by browsing holiday gift guides, building your shopping lists and shopping ahead of time to avoid the dreaded last minute impulse buying. To get you started I’ve put together a handy Holiday Gift Guide Directory for stores that have gift guides and I’ll add to it as I find more.

 

Holiday Gift Guides for 2014


Amazon.ca

The Amazon holiday gift guide is huge and split into 15 categories based on the type of person who is to receive the gift. E.g. ‘The Techie’, ‘The Glamour Girl’, ‘The New Parents’, etc. How useful is that! You can also search by product category, brand or just browse through the Amazon top gifts. You’ll also find mini guides for top holiday toys, jewellery, health & beauty, books and more. Its a great place to build your lists and do all your shopping in one place.

Shipping details: You receive free shipping if your order includes at least $25 of qualifying merchandise. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


The Bay

Using the The Bay holiday gift guide you’ll find gift ideas for her, him, the home and gourmet treats. You can also find gifts by price range from stocking stuffers up to luxury gifts which is very useful to keep you on budget. Of course, Beauty Gift Sets are extremely popular and you’ll find these split in categories too.

Shipping details: Free shipping with online purchases of $99 or more. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


The Body Shop

A favourite store for so many for holiday gifts, The Body Shop holiday gift guide is a great tool to help you find gifts for family members, friends, teachers and colleagues. You can specify who is to receive the gift, their age and how you would like them to feel and it shows you recommendations. Plus when you buy one of their specially-selected gifts, you’ll be helping The Body Shop provide over six million lessons to children in war-torn areas of the world through the War Child Charity.

Shipping details: Everyday Free Shipping on orders of $75 or more. Flat rate $5 shipping on orders of $50. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Indigo

Indigo is a great Canadian online store and they offer so much in one place. The Indigo joyful giving gift guide helps you by categorizing books and gifts for her, him, kids, teens, and Heather’s Picks. You can also find gifts by price and even by personality! Of course you can also get all your holiday decorations and gift cards too!

Shipping details: Free shipping on orders over $25. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Lands’ End

For those who like Lands’ End clothing and home items, take a look through the Land’s End holiday gift guide. You’ll find gift ideas for her, him, girls, boys, home and the dog! You can also shop by price and category. Don’t forget their monogramming service to personalize a gift for that special person. Lands’ End also run regular promo code discounts so you can save on your purchases.

Shipping details: Free shipping to Canadian addresses on any orders of $50 or more. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


ModCloth

The ModCloth holiday gift guide is very nicely presented and you can find gifts for gals, guys, under $20, under $50, quirky prezzies, geeky goodies, and much more! You can also get gift certificates and download free printable gift tags! I really like this guide and I’m sure you’ll find something for everyone on your list.

Shipping details: ModCloth ships to Canada. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Sears

The Sears holiday gift guide offer great savings from 20% to 50% off on selected items. You’ll find gift ideas in all their major categories: toys, bed & bath, fitness, footwear, home décor, jewellery & watches, women’s fashion, men’s fashion, and kids’ fashion.  You can find gifts by price range too. They also have an iPad app to browse the holiday gift guide catalogue and build your wish lists!

Shipping details: Free shipping on orders of $99 and over. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Shop.ca

If you’ve never been on Shop.ca you should go take a look. You can find almost anything and the Shop.ca holiday gift guide makes it even easier to find the right holiday gift. Products are organized in useful categories and most are sold at deep discounts. Head over to Shop.ca and click on the Holiday Magic Banner.

Shipping details: Shipping is free with some small exceptions. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


SoftMoc

The SoftMoc holiday gift guide is presented as an online catalogue you can browse page by page or view all products in one page. You can filter the product view by gender, brand, size, style etc. It looks like most items in the holiday gift shop are on sale too!

Shipping details: Free shipping on most orders and also free exchanges and returns. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


The Source

For the techie or gadget lover on your list, head to The Source holiday gift guide to checkout what’s hot and take advantage of some great sale prices! Find holiday gifts for him, her, teens, and kids or the fashion guru, globe trotter, happy camper and music lover too! Plus you can view by price range to find something in your budget.

Shipping details: Shipping is free to your nearest store or on orders over $25 delivered to your home. Shipping deadlines vary by location so be sure to check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


SportChek

If you are looking for sports apparel, accessories and equipment, the SportChek holiday gift guide will make it easy for you to find the perfect sports related gifts. To help you find something within your budget you can view mini guides for winter outerwear, winter equipment, fitness, hockey, golf, under $200, under $100, under $50 and under $30.

Shipping details: Free shipping on orders of $99 or more. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


ThinkGeek

Maybe you have a gadget lover, Star Wars fan, Minecraft nut or general master of all that is ‘geek’ on your list? If so, then the ThinkGeek holiday gift guide is the place for you! You are sure to find something as the gifts are arranged in tonnes of useful categories and you’ll also find ThinkGeek exclusive gifts and ThinkGeek Holiday Bestsellers.

Shipping details: ThinkGeek ships to Canada. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Toys R Us

As you would expect, Toys R Us has many guides, offers, tools and pages to find the perfect holiday gifts for kids. Click here and find the ‘Gift Finder’ banner. This is a cool tool to guide you through finding the right gifts for a boy or girl based on age and interests. There’s also their Wish List tool and huge Toy Book all accessed from banners on their home page.

Shipping details: Free Shipping on orders of $25 or more (restrictions apply) at Toysrus.ca! Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Walmart

The Walmart holiday guide guide is a nice tool to search for gifts by recipient, gift type and budget to find the right gifts for those on your list. There’s also a Walmart holiday gift centre where you’ll find over 1100 products at discounted prices. As it’s Walmart, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list at a price that fits your budget. Also, if you’re not sure what to give the kids on your list, you can use Evan, the Walmart Holiday helper!

Shipping details: Free shipping with no minimum purchase! Offer excludes some remote markets. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.


Well.ca

I love the Well.ca online store and the Well.ca holiday gift guide really helps you find something for everyone on your list. You’ll find gifts ideas for her, him, kids, baby, and pets along with gift sets, stocking stuffers, green gifts, treats and home gifts. And if that’s not enough, you can find gifts for under $20 and browse buyers’ top picks. With many products offered on sale you really can do all your holiday shopping at Well.ca!

Shipping details: Free economy shipping on orders of $25 or more in Canada. Check their site for up-to-date holiday shipping deadlines and shipping details.

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