Alternative to Sending a Balikbayan Box

It’s the last stretch before the long awaited day of non-stop eating, celebrating, and gift giving.  If you’re already in a panic, try to relax. There are still a few days left to do some last minute shopping, although trips to malls and shops just might be a little bit more challenging.  But what of your family in the Philippines? You can’t very well send them last minute gifts, especially balikbayan boxes.  That ship has sailed. Literally and figuratively.  Luckily for you, there is still a way to let them feel your love on Christmas day. 

Send an electronic gift via
An electronic gift (eGift) is a gift that you can send via email or even text message to your loved one. It’s a great, hassle-free way to send your family and friends in the Philippines gifts for Christmas, or any other holiday or celebration, like an anniversary, birthday, to congratulate someone on a graduation, promotion or to simply just let someone know you are thinking of them.  

The electronic gift comes to your loved one as a code in their email or mobile. This code has a corresponding value, product or service that your loved one can redeem at the given store or restaurant.  

Choose from a wide variety of gifts has over 1,200 locations where your loved ones can redeem their gifts. The gift choices range from clothing, shoes, home, electronics, sports, dining, spa and salon services, travel and more. You will definitely find something for anyone you want to give a gift to.  The dining and travel choices are great as gifts for the whole family, too. 

Send it right away or schedule for a later date, whatever you wish. Just don’t forget to personalize your gift!
Once your order is approved, your gift is sent right away only taking a few minutes before your loved one receives his or her gift.  If you wish, you may also choose to schedule a gift to be delivered at a later date.  This feature is especially handy when you don’t want to forget birthdays, anniversaries, or other special occasions. To make your gift even more heartfelt, send it along with a personal message, just as you would when giving a physical gift. 

So head on over to to send your gifts now or schedule them to be sent on Christmas day itself. No need to sign up.  No need to panic.  Your gifts will make it to your loved ones just in time for this special day.