If you can't get together with your loved ones this Christmas, there are still plenty of ways to show your love and gratitude, even from a distance. Choose from a wide variety of workshop experience gift cards that will entitle your nearest and dearest to some truly unforgettable experiences, courtesy of our extensive range of classes. Purchase either e-gift cards tied to a specific class, or allow your recipient to choose from 800+ online workshops – from pottery to painting, to learning how to whip up a sumptuous Pad Thai.
These experience gift ideas will show your loved ones how much you care about them, and when you do get to meet up, they can show you the amazing new skills they've learned thanks to your thoughtful gift!
Keen to find out more? Read on to discover more about the best e-gift cards to send to your family and friends this festive season!
Mouthwatering gifts for Mom
If your mom just adores cooking, why not treat her to one of our mouthwatering Thai cooking classes, based in San Francisco? Led by the talented Chef Sunshine, these culinary workshops will guide your mom step by step through the preparation of some exotic Thai dishes, such as Tom Yum Goong, Gyoza, Thai Basil Chicken, and many more.
Each class kicks off with a welcome drink for all of the participants to enjoy together, making it a pleasantly social occasion as well as a fascinating online cooking class. Once the session has been completed, everyone will sit down to savor the sumptuous hand-crafted meal they've just learned to make from scratch. This culinary e-gift card is the perfect present for that special foodie-loving lady in your life.
The best gift cards for plant lovers
Looking for gift certificate ideas for your green-fingered friends? We have a bouquet of botanical-inspired experience gifts that are just perfect for bringing some colorful petals and vibrant greenery into your loved ones' lives. These include various creative virtual classes that come complete with DIY craft kits and the instruction of an expert teacher.
Your green-thumbed gift recipient may want to try making their own portable plantation with our make a terrarium at home workshop, courtesy of Roosevelt's Terrariums. These miniature gardens liven up any home and are a wonderful way for your recipient to express their love of plants.
The top virtual gift cards for tea lovers
Tea lovers are sure to relish the chance to sample the top trending tea of today – Taiwanese boba tea. Present them with a digital gift card for a virtual make boba tea at home workshop. Before their one-hour class begins, they will be sent a carefully curated box in the mail which will include their preferred type of tea, tapioca pearls, bamboo straws, and more. All they need to do next is go online in time for their session, and their friendly instructor will guide them through the process of brewing some delicious boba tea.
Caffeine-infused gift cards for coffee addicts
As well as plenty of tea-related treats, there are a variety of experience gift ideas for coffee enthusiasts. Our coffee tasting: a flavorful introduction to coffee teach your caffeine lover all about that magical journey from bean to cup while giving them the chance to savor three different roasted coffees.
Alternatively, for a more hands-on session, why not gift them an e-gift card for a brew perfect pour-over coffee at home class, which will give them the skills to become your family's designated barista. During this fascinating hour-long workshop, they will learn all the tricks of the trade from a knowledgeable instructor – from how to grind the perfect beans, all the way through to memorizing a host of delicious coffee recipes they'll want to make over and over again.
Give someone the gift of sweetness
Chocolate is one of the most popular gifts you can give a loved one, and for good reason – a more delicious sweet treat has not yet been invented! If you are looking for virtual gift experiences for one of your chocolate-loving friends or relatives, there is a huge selection to choose from.
Know someone who'd love to channel their inner Vianne from Chocolat and make their own goodies from scratch? Gift them our immersive chocolate tempering and crafting experience, run by talented Belgian chocolatier, Emma. During this delectable session, your loved one will learn all about the rich depths of chocolate textures and flavors, before moving on to tempering and molding their own chocolates.
On the other hand, they may prefer a chocolate tasting and pairing experience, which will teach them how to perfectly pair different kinds of chocolate with their favorite wines, for a truly luxurious session they will never forget.
Unleash their inner artist with an online pottery class
Learning how to sculpt pottery can make a great gift, as not only will your recipient be able to tap into their creativity, they will also have the chance to socialize and unwind in a laidback setting. Our San Francisco-based class, one day into clay, is a fun and friendly introduction to pottery that will get your loved one comfortable with the wheel and teach them how to make their own masterpiece.
During this fun-filled workshop, they will learn the basic techniques of wheel-throwing, and once their clay is molded, they will discover how to trim, glaze and fire their new creation to perfection.
The gift of an unforgettable experience
Just because you can't be with your loved ones this Christmas to hand them a colorfully wrapped parcel, doesn't mean you can't gift them some amazing presents. E-gift cards are super easy to send via email, so you won’t have to worry about posting them halfway across America. Plus, more importantly, virtual experience gifts aren't just opportunities to have fun and learn a new skill. They will also provide your nearest and dearest with some magical memories to look back on in years to come. What could be a better present than that?