How to Save Money on Gifts in 2017

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We all give gifts at some point or other, pretty much every single year. Gifts can get expensive, which is just one of the reasons that they cause anxiety in the people who have to select and buy them. Not only is it hard to buy something that a giftee really wants and enjoys, it’s hard to find the product or service at an affordable price. Fortunately, Groupon remains on the case, bringing together a huge swathe of savings for a bunch of gift options that will please all sorts of people. Here are some of the best examples you can give to a friend or loved on this year.

Guitar Center: In a world where retailers everywhere are feeling the pinch, Guitar Center remains a place that musicians flock to. While we’re more than willing to buy many of our possessions from online sellers like Amazon, people have different desires when they buy musical equipment. They want to try it out first: feel the guitar strings on their fingers, listen to the tone of the newest synthesizer on the market, try out several different drum kits, and talk to knowledgeable workers who are just as passionate about music as they are. Guitar Center has a lot of great equipment, for beginners all the way to professionals. If your giftee likes music, you can bet that a gift card or specific item from Guitar Center will not go unloved.

Home Depot: Home Depot is another retailer that seems immune to the Amazon blues. Unlike retailers who sell items that can be easily bought and shipped online, with no real difference in experience to the buyer, Amazon can’t sell heavy items like lumber and drywall without losing lots of Amazon Prime money to the expensive shipping. Additionally, people who buy these things want to look at and feel all of their options. If you have a giftee who is handy, give them the gift of Home Depot – a treasure trove of goods for the DIY-minded.

24 Hour Fitness: The gift of fitness is the gift that keeps on giving. Not only will your recipient enjoy the benefits of getting healthy, they’ll also enjoy the fact that your gift of a gym membership is good for months if not years. The gym has an important role in the life of so many – it’s a social hub, it’s a place to sweat and exert, it’s a place to improve oneself and gain confidence. And it’s fun. 24 Hour Fitness is available, you guessed it, 24 hours a day, making it perfect for anyone with any schedule.

These deals from Groupon illuminate just how easy it is to save on awesome gifts for the people in your life. If you don’t see the perfect gift here, just take a look through the many other deals available on Groupon’s website. You won’t have any trouble finding something your friend or loved one would really like, and you’ll probably find a few nice things for yourself as well.

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