Have you left your Christmas shopping until the last minute? Don’t fret! Everyone loves a good gift card – it allows them to pick a present of their own choosing! Combine this freedom, with a thoughtful choice of gift card, and you have picked the perfect present.

Steer clear of average gift cards, we’ve provided a comprehensive list of the best gift cards for last minute shopping.

1. Red Balloon

Give a loved one an experience for Christmas. Choices range from V8 Experiences, hot air ballooning, cooking classes, sky diving, massages and retreats. $50+

2. MyFun

MyFun gift cards can be uses at theme parks, zoos and aquariums across the country. A family-friendly choice for Christmas. $50+

3. Brisbane Hinterland Hot Air Ballooning

5 ½ hours of views of Lamington National Park and Brisbane City. Minimum of 2 people required for booking. $335+

4. Cabassi & Co, Artisan Butchers

Indooroopilly-based butcher, Cabassi & Co, has a range of beautiful meats, wines and delicatessen goods available this holiday season – gift card for the lover of fine foods. $20+

5. Myer Centre

The ideal present for regulars at Queens St Mall’s Myer Centre. E-vouchers are also available. $20+

6. Adrenalin

Over 2,500 experiences are available through Adrenalin, including water sports, land adventures and flying experiences. $20+.

7. Google Play/iTunes

The Christmas choice for the family member glued to their smartphone screen. $20+

8. Golden Gondola

Romantic catered cruises on the Brisbane river – gift card for that someone special.

9. Nikon

Do you have a budding photographer in the family? The ultimate gift for any snap happy family member. $249+

10. Event Cinemas

There’s a huge summer blockbuster lineup looming for the holiday break. Treat someone to a film, or even a Gold Class session. $25+

11. JB Hi Fi

JB Hi Fi has a wide range of products from computers, to television, console games, music, and cameras. It’s the card to pick if you want to give a variety of choices. $50+

12. Maltesers Moonlight Cinemas

With cinemas throughout Australia and online vouchers available, this is the perfect present to send to a relative in another state. $16+