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Sign up to receive emails packed with exclusive competitions, book recommendations, offers from your local bookshop, and more – plus you can win a £100/€120 National Book Token every month!

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Buy a gift card online
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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.

Send an e-Gift card
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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 (only 99p personalisation cost per gift card).

Buy a Bookily gift card
Bookily gift cards

Buy a Bookily card

Bookily gives the recipient a monthly books budget; gift the fun to choose the book they want, when they want.

Buy a special edition
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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

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

Spend in bookshops and online
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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 and Win
Spend and Win

Buy books... and win cash!

Did you receive National Book Tokens for Christmas (lucky you)? Or do you have some still burning a hole in your pocket / wallet / drawer? Spend them with a local bookshop by 28th February for a chance to win £500/€500!

Competitions and more

Cressida Cowell
Hidden Books Game

And the winners are...

We gave young readers the chance to win fantastic Cressida Cowell goodies in an out-of-this-world competition. The winners have been announced, as chosen by the author.

Make time to read

Make time to read

Settling down with a book reduces stress, eases anxiety, and helps you switch off, which is why we're giving away the ultimate treat to make 2023 your year of reading and relaxation.

23 books to read in 2023
23 books to read in 2023

23 books to read in 2023

Nothing beats visiting a bookshop, with book tokens at the ready and a long list in your hand. We've highlighted 23 fantastic new books that will arrive this year.

Write your own joke and win
Write your own joke

Write a joke and win!

Young comedians can send in their jokes to win a Helen Rutter book bundle plus £100 worth of funny books, and their name in lights!


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