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The best gifts for men under $25

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Need a special gift for a special guy but you’re short on cash? You can find great gifts under $25 and tailored to all the things they love. Whether you need a parting gift for a co-worker, a birthday gift you can send in the mail or a surprise for the holidays, a gift card is the perfect choice.

Choose from meals out, movie tickets, fashion, music and gaming vouchers from big name brands for a personalized gift they’ll love.

1. A trip to the movies

Where to get it: AMC Theatres, Google Play

Budget: $10-$20

For the movie buff who’s always first in line for the latest releases, a gift card is a great way to fund his big-screen addiction. Whether he prefers waiting in line at the movie theater or watching from the comfort of his own home, there’s a gift under $25 for him.

Treat him to a ticket to the latest blockbuster AND some popcorn with a gift card for AMC Theatres. AMC gift cards can be used for movie tickets and at the concession stand, so the whole night is on you. If he prefers watching the latest releases from the comfort of the couch, a gift card for Google Play lets him download his favorite movies without leaving the house. From new movies to classics and TV boxsets, there’s something for everyone, and the furthest he’ll need to move is to the fridge.

2. A ticket to another world

Where to get it: Xbox, PlayStation Now, GameStop

Budget: $10-$20

Don’t risk buying the gamer in your life something they already have. Let them choose what they really want with a gaming gift card. From online rentals to downloads and add-ons, plus physical games they can buy in store, our range of gaming gift cards give them the freedom to choose a gift they’ll love.

Buying gifts for a guy who’s obsessed with his Xbox? Buy him an Xbox gift card so he can keep up with the latest gaming trends and enhance his online experience. Valid for game downloads and TV and movie purchases, it’s the perfect gift for a guys’ night in.

Not sure what he’s into at the minute? Let him choose from the latest games and add-ons with a gift card from the PlayStation store. You can even download the latest movies and newest music direct to your console, so you’ll get even more entertainment for your money.

If they prefer to own a physical copy of their favorite game, get them a GameStop gift card. They can browse to their heart’s content in store, choosing from the newest releases and old school classics for all the most popular consoles, with plenty of gifts under $25.

3. Entertainment 24/7

Where to get it: Netflix, Hulu

Budget: $5-$15

Make sure he’s never short of something to keep him entertained with a streaming service gift card. Movies, boxsets, music… you can get it all with one of our entertainment gift cards. Get the special guy in your life set up for $25 or less... just don’t be surprised if you don’t hear from him for a while!

Know someone who’s hasn’t got in on the Netflix trend yet? Treat them to a gift card and start their subscription. From original features to classic movies and the shows everyone’s talking about, this is the gift under $25 that just keeps on giving.

Like Netflix, Hulu gives you access to a whole host of shows to stream, with the bonus of access to live TV. From American TV’s bingeworthy shows to the best of British TV, there’s plenty of variety here to keep him busy.

4. The soundtrack of their summer (or winter)

Where to get it: Apple, SiriusFM, Spotify

Budget: $10-$20

For the guy who’s always on the go, great music is a must-have. Whether he needs beats to energize his workout or wants to make rush hour fly by with some classic rock anthems, let him create the soundtrack to his life with a music download or subscription gift card.

Give his iTunes a boost with a gift card from Apple. With millions of tracks to download for just a couple of dollars, he will have a lot to choose from. Whatever you’ve got to spend on a gift card, he’ll be able to find some new tunes to brighten his day.

If he loves listening to the radio but hates the ads, a SiriusFM gift card is a great idea. With access to loads of ad-free radio content, news, music, comedy and sports, he can find content to suit his mood, whether he’s at home, in the car or on the go.

With millions of tracks available to stream, recommended playlists just for him and thousands of podcasts to expand his mind, a Spotify subscription is perfect for the guy who wants entertainment on the go. Buying a gift card means you ditch the ads too, so he gets nothing but music.

5. Dinner on you

Where to get it: Chipotle, Happy Dining, Door Dash

Budget: $10+

Dinner made by someone else always tastes better. So, why not treat him to a meal out – or a special meal in – with a dining gift card. Choose from all his favorite restaurants and all kinds of cuisines, from classic Italian to burgers, pizza and steak. Whatever he likes and whatever your budget, you’re sure to find a dining gift card he’ll love.

For the man who loves a bit of spice, a gift card from Chipotle is the perfect gift. With its unique twist on Mexican favorites, this much-loved chain serves up great quality food such as their burrito bowls with a variety of meats as well as a vegan option all for under $25.

Buying for a neighbor or colleague and not sure what he likes? Give him a few dining options with the Happy Dining gift card. Valid at a variety of popular restaurants including The Cheesecake Factory, Red Lobster, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cracker Barrel, and others, he can spend his gift on whatever he feels like eating that day.

If he feels like food from a sit-down restaurant without having to change out of his sweats, Door Dash is a great gift card option. Valid at plenty of big-name chains, he can dine a la carte without moving off the couch.

You can get a lot for your $25 with a gift card from the Kroger Family of Stores. Browse our full gift card range online today to find even more great gift ideas for under $25. Go on, make that special guy’s day with a gift card you know he’ll love.