Wiz Gift Shop: For Christmas Shopping in Taipei

It’s Christmas again, and despite it feeling like just another day in Taipei, Wiz Gift Shop is sure to put you in the festive mood.

For Christmas Shopping in Taipei

Since the Covid-19 global pandemic has kept many of us in the safe comfort of Taiwan, it’s become even more meaningful to send gifts back home this year.

Wiz Gift Shop is an ideal store for foreigners to go Christmas shopping. It is also good for gift shopping for any occasion, like choosing birthday gifts. The products are mainly in English, also it’s only a 3-minute walk from Taipei City Hall MRT.

Wiz Gift Shop front

Wiz inside from back

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Choose gifts according to budget

Choose Gifts According to Budget

Wiz Gift Shop uniquely offers a helpful area of recommendations for gift exchanging according to your budget.

Gift exchange games and activities such as ‘Secret Santa’ are very common in Taiwan around Christmas time. They are typically played between, friends, classmates, and co-workers.

Budgets for gift exchanging are usually agreed to be either $300, $500, or even $1,000 depending on the game or activity.

$1000ntd Christmas gifts

$1,000 NTD Christmas Gifts

Wiz Gift Shop provides an impressive selection of options since $1,000 is at the top end of gift budgets.

That’s why at this budget range, much of their best-featured items from all across the store are here.

It’s worth browsing this decent section for ideal Christmas gifts for friends and family back home.

$500 Christmas gifts

$500 & $300 NTD Gift Exchanges

$300ntd Christmas gifts

The $500 and $300 are the most common budgets for gift exchanging.

The prices are not too high, and the gifts in this selection are pretty decent for both men and women, so be sure to take a good look.

Below $300ntd gifts

Below $300 NTD Gifts

Wiz Gift Shop also covers you for budgets below $300. It’s worth taking a look at each of the $50, $100, and $200 buckets for gifts that you can combine with others to make an overall better gift exchange.

Water & bottles mugs shelf

Gift Recommendations for Women

The women section starts at the entrance of Wiz Gift Shop as you walk in.

The women’s section of recommended gifts makes it easy for anyone to choose a gift for her. With the safe options between water bottles, cute little things, fragrances, and skincare products, you cannot go wrong.

Water bottles shelf

Water Bottles & Cute Mugs

The stylish mugs and water bottles are Natural Life branded which are very popular gifts in the store.

You get a wide selection of colorful designs and messages, mostly being inspirational quotes to choose from.

The bottles are designed for temperature retention that keeps liquids hot or cold for up to 12 hours.

Water bottles & cute mugs

Cute mugs

Larger mugs
Tea for one sets

Tea for One Set

Tea For one set open

These cute teapots are an all-in-one tea set as the head comes off to be a cup.

Skin creams & fragrances

Fragrances & Creams

Creams & fragrances

Since women love beauty and care, a decent selection of hand creams, lotions, and fragrances can be ideal options.

Alternatively, there is also the broad option of diffused essential oils for her home. The store provides testers for you to safely choose between the best. Their staff is very welcoming and happy to assist you if need any help.

Steam creams shelf

There are special rows of steam creams sold at Wiz Gift Shop which are sourced from Japan.

Steam cream helps active ingredients in skincare products to be more easily absorbed into the skin.

Gift Recommendations for Men

When it comes to buying gifts for men, it’s all down to practicality and functionality. At Wiz Gift Shop, there is a wealth of gift options for you to choose from.

Leather wallets

Leatherwear & Accessories

Accessories for men

Wiz Gift Shop dedicates a large section of leatherwear, including wallets and cardholders in a variety of styles and colors.

Antler pliers

Cool Tools & Gadgets

As for functional gifts, the store does not disappoint. You will enjoy exploring the stylish and cool gadgets that they have on show.

Since storage space can be an issue in Taipei, these cool gadgets become stylish decorations when not in use. – How cool is that!?

Extendable hammer

Screwdriver set

Hero speakers

Electrical Gadgets

Electrical gadgets make awesome Christmas gifts for men, and Wiz Gift Shop doesn’t hold back.

Electrical gadgets

Wireless chargers

Themed Bluetooth speakers and wireless charging pad.

Scientific gifts

Scientific Gifts

Like most decent gift shops, there is always an interesting scientific section for men. It’s worth checking this part out for sure.

The globes can slowly rotate on a flat surface, and the playing cards secretly show you what it is. If you can cross your eyes a little, you can see what is on the other side. – psst, many cannot, but I could!

Baby dinner plates & accessories

Baby Gift Suggestions

As for the little ones, there are good quality naturally made tableware for children found here.

Dinner set for babies
Light boxes

Customized Gifts & Cards

You can personalize many of the gifts such as jewelry and a lightbox at Wiz Gift Shop.

Jewelry

One amazing feature we really like is their DIY imprinting.

Specified leathers

DIY Imprinting

If you wish to do your own imprinting, you would have to buy their specified leather for it.

Imprinting letters

Imprinting

There is also a dedicated desk in store for you to use when customizing gifts and writing cards.

Imprinted name
All cards

Christmas Cards

It’s not easy to find a Christmas cards shop in Taipei, but choices are abundant here.

The store provides stationery for you to decorate them! 🙂

Christmas cards

In-Store Promotions

Wiz Gift Shop is running some special promotions for the Christmas period that is worth knowing about.

Wrapping paper

Free Gift Wrapping

All purchased items from the store come with a free basic wrapping service. However, if you wish to choose the wrapping paper, just pay for the paper, and they’ll wrap your gifts with it for free.

Gift wrapping

Gift wrapping finished
The Lucky Draw

The Lucky Draw

If you spend $1,000 on their specific brands (Natural Life, Fringe & Henry Cats) or products (clothes & glassware), you get to go on the lucky draw. You’re guaranteed to win a gift!

Wiz Online Shop

Online Store

If it’s inconvenient to get to the store, Wiz Gift Shop also has an online store. Google’s Chrome browser easily translates it to English, making it easy for you to learn more about their products.

Wiz sign board

~ Love is the greatest gift ~

Wiz Gift Shop

Website: https://www.wizgiftshop.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/WizGift

Hours:
December:  10am – 10pm
Regular hours: 12:30pm – 9:30pm

English Address: No. 30, Lane 71, Section 5, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District

Chinese Address: 台北市信義區忠孝東路五段71巷30號

Closest MRT: Taipei City Hall – Exit 4 (blue line)


🗓️ Updated: December 2020 – Taipei.Expats

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