8 last-minute gift ideas that are popular on Amazon

You have a little over a week of shopping days left, if you count today. If you prefer shopping online to braving a packed mall (who doesn’t?), that time is even shorter. But you do have some good options left.

Thanks to Amazon’s Prime service, there are plenty of thoughtful, quality gifts that can still get to you in time for the big day. We’ve sorted through them for you and picked out some of the best so you won’t waste time. After all, the clock is ticking!

1) Cards Against Humanity – $25



Sitting pretty on top of Amazon’s best-selling games given as gifts, you can’t go wrong with this (unless your recipient lacks a twisted sense of humor).

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2) Instant Pot – $90

Instant Pot Amazon


Everyone is raving about the Instant Pot, which basically renders your Crockpot useless since it can do the same functions in 60 minutes or less. Plus it has all sorts of other cooking applications! An ideal gift for busy moms and those who love to cook.

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3) Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa – $49.99

Fire tablet Amazon


Not only does this tablet do everything that much more expensive models do, but it also comes with Alexa built in, meaning you can just ask it to do things for you. For just under 50 bucks, we think that’s a dang good deal.

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4) Fitbit Charge 3 – $128.96

One of the Fitbit’s latest models, it tracks everything from your steps to your heartbeat and makes you feel healthier the moment you put it on.

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5) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate- $59.88

Super Smash Bros. Amazon

One of the most famous fighters of all time returns with the long-awaited Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which was well worth the wait according to the reviews.

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6) Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin – $15.99+

Fire & Blood Amazon

This prequel to the Game of Thrones we know and love is the latest in the series to be penned by the legendary George R.R. Martin. Every GOT fan will be frothing at the mouth to read this one!

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8) iPhone braided charging cable – $13.99


Think a phone charging cable is a boring gift? Think again. Thanks to braided cables these don’t wear out as quickly as the standard Apple ones.

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Colette Bennett

Colette Bennett

Colette Bennett is a writer/editor who specializes in web culture, skincare, and all things geek. Her work has appeared on CNN, HLN, Engadget, Kotaku, Colourlovers, and Continue Magazine. She also writes horror and sci-fi fiction for Corona Books and is at work on her second novel.