Aldi gift cards worth up to £500 are now available in time for Christmas

By Megan Nisbet

Aldi has announced a brand new launch and it's good news for lovers of the supermarket.

The store has launched gift cards in all its UK branches for the very first time.

The cards, which are contactless and plastic-free, are located next to the greeting cards in Aldi’s more than 920 stores.

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Customers can activate the cards at the till at the time of purchase with the amount of their choosing.

Up to a maximum of £500 can be added to the card, a perfect gift for those that love Aldi's famous Specialbuys or shop weekly in store.

All recipients need to do is present their gift card when paying for their shopping in store for the amount to be deducted from the total.

Managing Director of Buying at Aldi, Julie Ashfield, said: "The Aldi gift card is the perfect present for any Aldi fan, whether it goes towards their food shopping or that must-have item from our Specialbuys aisle.

"We hope customers enjoy giving the gift of Aldi to their friends and family!"

The news was also shared on social media, with one customer writing: "Perfect Christmas present."

While another added: "Got to be done."

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