How to buy gift cards online for 2018

Australian consumers are bracing for a surge in holiday shopping as Christmas presents and other purchases get more expensive.

The Government is considering introducing a new $5,000-per-year gift card scheme to boost the economy and boost sales of the country’s biggest brands, including Coca-Cola, as part of its efforts to boost consumer confidence and boost consumer spending.

Key points:The Government has identified several industries that can benefit from a higher gift card price, such as health, retail and tourismThe scheme would see Australians pay $2,000 for the first year, $5.50 for the second and $10.50 per year for the last yearSource: ABC News | Duration: 4min 29secTopics:consumer-protection,consumer-finance,corporate-governance,business-economics-and-franchises,consumer,consumerism,holiday-making,government-and/or-politics,industry,corporations,business,consumer—state-issues,tas,australiaFirst posted November 02, 2018 10:05:27Contact Melanie AllenMore stories from Victoria