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Gift Carlsbad Is Truly An Essential Recovery Program

Blog Post - December 29, 2020

Category: What's New

Now that the holidays are over, there are tremendous post-holiday sales to enjoy. And retailers are looking to move inventory to make room for new Spring merchandise. Now is a great time to do some shopping to help support the retailers in downtown Carlsbad. The Gift Carlsbad program is a great way to stretch your dollars by giving you more buying power.

The concept behind Gift Carlsbad is simple. When a gift card is purchased for a participating Carlsbad business, a bonus amount is given, at no additional charge, courtesy of a generous sponsorship by the Chamber's Ready Carlsbad Business Alliance and matching funds by the City of Carlsbad. In collaboration with the Carlsbad Village Association and Visit Carlsbad that are providing graphic and marketing support, Gift Carlsbad is a joint recovery effort to assist at a time when it is needed the most. And you can be a part of this recovery effort! Buy a $75 egift card and receive a $25 eGift card bonus, for free! Purchase a $40 eGift card, and receive $10 free, and purchase a $25 eGift card and receive $5 free. There are over 80 participating businesses on the Gift Carlsbad program.

Gift Carlsbad is unique in that it will provide both immediate and future benefits. It is designed to put money directly into the bank accounts of Carlsbad’s small businesses right away and benefit them again at time of redemption. And the great news is that it will benefit you too through its bonus amount. It is a win-win for all! 

Visit to see the list of participating businesses throughout Carlsbad. Businesses of all types are included - restaurants, retail, service providers. Take advantage of Gift Carlsbad now, while supplies last, to help your local business community in a very tangible and meaningful way. Thank that amazing teacher, essential worker, or supportive family member while lifting up Carlsbad’s small businesses and be a part of their ongoing recovery.