Argyll and Bute businesses – don’t miss out on local spending

A person holds an Argyll and Bute gift card

Join nearly 300 businesses who have registered to accept the Argyll and Bute gift card.

The gift card scheme encourages people to keep spending local to support businesses and jobs.

The card works the same as a gift voucher and offers recipients a wide range of businesses to choose from including restaurants, gifts, experiences, accommodation and services.

Councillor Alastair Redman, Policy Lead for the Economy and Communities:

“We are incredibly lucky to have fantastic independent businesses and local produce here in Argyll and Bute. From farmers markers and restaurants to gift shops and outdoor activity providers, the gift card is helping to support businesses and jobs. By gifting the card, you are providing a much needed economic boost to the local area and helping to showcase what Argyll and Bute has to offer.  

With more people using the card as a method of payment, we would love more businesses to sign up to the scheme.”

Registering to the Argyll and Bute gift card scheme is free and only takes a couple of minutes. It is open to any business with a physical presence in Argyll and Bute. You can register at

To register, businesses must have a physical presence in Argyll and Bute and fall under the following categories:

  • Health and Beauty
  • Shopping
  • Leisure attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Services
  • Accommodation

To purchase a gift card, visit and add the amount you would like to spend. The recipient can then spend the card in a range of shops and businesses across Argyll and Bute.

Find out more from our Business Ambassadors about the benefits of registering

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