The Elgin Gift Card turns 1 today!!

The Elgin Gift Card turns one today and it has truly been the Gift of Choice!

Looking back over the year, Christmas was the most popular time for the Elgin Gift Card with over £7,000 of gift cards were bought over the festive period! But it’s not just for Christmas that the gift card has been bought- Mother’s and Father’s day, birthdays, Teacher presents, and wedding presents are among the many occasions people have bought the Elgin Gift Card.

By giving the Elgin Gift Card you are not only showing someone how much you care but you are also supporting the amazing local businesses we have in Elgin City Centre as the money is kept within the  local economy! Over £12,000 (!) worth of gift cards have been bought since the launch a year ago today.

The Elgin Gift Card is now accepted in over 80 different businesses. There is such a great variety of amazing local businesses accepting the gift card. You can choose from a meal out, coffee and cake, a beauty treatment, shoes, a holiday, children’s clothes, a new outfit, or you can even get a steak from the butchers – the choice is truly yours!

Not only is the Elgin Gift Card a wonderful gift for loved ones it is also the perfect staff present or customer reward. If your business would like to know more about buying Elgin Gift Cards for your business contact the Elgin BID Office.

Other great ideas for the Elgin Gift Card are; Secret Santa presents, new neighbour presents or as a raffle or competition prize (FYI look out for our own competition celebrating the 500th gift card being bought!).

Buying the Elgin Gift Card couldn’t be simpler! To buy your Gift Card you can pop into Sugar Plum on Batchen street and Gordon & MacPhail on South street.

You can also buy them online at If you buy them online, you have the option to have them delivered to your house or delivered to the recipient’s house. You can alsol leave a special message to be written in the gift card holder! Wouldn’t that be a lovely gift to receive in the mail?

We hope that you have enjoyed the Elgin Gift Card so far and it’s many gift giving possibilities- here’s to many more years!

Happy Birthday Elgin Gift Card!!Thanks for reading!



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