Christmas is only a few days away, have you shopped for everyone on your list? Here are some last-minute shopping tips from Kansas City Credit Union that will help you get those last few gifts under the tree just in time!

Grab a Pre-Wrapped Gift Set!

When you are short on time, a gift set is a perfect option for two reasons— multiple items come together in one set and they often come pre-wrapped, so you can save time on wrapping as well.  You can find clothing sets, such as shirt/tie sets for men, earring/necklace sets for women, and hat/glove or pj set for kids. Edible gift sets are also a great option and can work for multiple people on your list.

Gift Cards

They may not seem as personal but a lot of people like receiving gift cards, and they are a quick, last-minute gift for anyone on your list. To help make it feel more personal, you can get loved ones a gift card to their favorite retail shop, restaurant or even a gift card for an activity or experience.

Fast Shipping Deals

There is still time to shop at Amazon, Walmart, Target and a few other retail sites, and get your gifts in time for Christmas. Take advantage of the Amazon Prime feel trial if you don’t already have a membership and get gifts shipped to your house in as little as two days.

Sign Friends and Family Up For Subscriptions or Memberships

Speaking of Amazon Prime, you could buy family and friends their own Amazon Prime membership! Music or TV service subscriptions are also great ideas for the entertainment enthusiast on your list. Or you could get your loved ones a monthly clothing, shoe or pampering subscription that is delivered straight to their door each month — who wouldn’t love getting gifts all year long!

Get Creative at Home

You can always make something at home and the thought will mean as much, or more, than the gift itself. Are you good at photography, baking, or painting? Create something using your special talent, and the gift will have the perfect personal touch.

Try not to stress; make a plan, stick to the plan, follow these tips and you should have plenty of time to get those last-minute gifts under the tree in time for Christmas!

Don’t forget, this year, KCCU is offering our 12/12/12 Holiday Loan! Our Holiday Loan is the perfect option to enjoy the holidays worry-free.  Cover your last-minute holiday expenses with a $1,200 loan for a 12-month term at a 12% interest rate.