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A gift beyond words

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Buy a gift card

Get your gift delivered to you or direct to them, with designs for booklovers of all ages.

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Send an e-Gift card

For instant delivery by email, scheduled delivery for a later date, or print at home.

Create a personalised gift card
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Create a gift card

Add your own names, words and photos at no extra cost (3-5 days delivery).

Buy a Bookily gift card
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Buy a Bookily gift card

Our innovative new gift card gives booklovers a monthly books budget; perfect for pocket money, budgeting or a special gift that lasts all year long.

Buy a special edition gift
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Buy a special edition gift

A special edition gift card for your favourite bibliophile, presented in a luxury magnetic gift box. Load with any value from £50 to £250.

Buy and spend in bookshops and online
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Buy in bookshops

Buy gift cards in hundreds of bookshops and supermarkets across the UK and Ireland, including independents, Waterstones, WHSmith, and Easons.

Where to spend

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Spend in high street bookshops and online

Spend gift cards in hundreds of bookshops across the UK and Ireland, including independents, Waterstones, WHSmith, Blackwell's, Easons and online.

Check your gift card balance
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Check your gift card balance

The easiest way to check the balance available on your National Book Tokens gift card or e-Gift card. Simply enter your gift card number and PIN.

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A gift beyond words
A gift beyond words

A gift beyond words

National Book Tokens gift cards enable booklovers to choose the books they want from the bookshops they love. When you give a National Book Token, you're not just giving a book, but the joy of discovery. 

Spend your National Book Tokens for the chance to win £500/€500 in cash!
Spend your National Book Tokens and win £500

Spend your National Book Tokens for the chance to win £500/€500 in cash!

If you've got National Book Tokens to spend, redeem them by 29th February and you could win a big cash boost to start your new year on a high. Remember to keep your gift card so you can add the details on the entry form.

Competitions and recommendations

Competition
Nero Book Awards

Celebrate the Nero Book Awards

To celebrate the inaugural Nero Book Awards, we're giving away a set of all 16 books on the shortlist, plus a bundle of Caffè Nero treats.

Competition
Win

Return to a spellbinding world

Win a signed set of all three books in Tamzin Merchant's The Hatmakers series for children and a Monty Bojangles treasure trunk, filled to the brim with delectable chocolates.

Reading List
24 new books we can't wait to read in 2024

24 new books we can't wait to read

Nothing beats visiting a bookshop with book tokens at the ready. We've listed 24 of the best new books arriving in bookshops during the first half of the year.

Competition
Competition

Life is (not)* a romantic comedy

*delete as appropriate. Win a signed copy of Curtis Sittenfeld's Romantic Comedy, a vintage typewriter, and a £100 National Book Tokens Editions gift card.

 

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Pride and Prejudice* by Jane Austen
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