Update(6/5/2012) – If you’re looking for the latest AMEX promotion: Get a Free $25 gift card for loading $200 onto an exisiting prepaid card(or with sign-up), click here.
AMEX offers prepaid cards that are great to use for one time purchases online or in store. You can set a limit and give them to whomever you want. You can sign up here. There are no monthly or annual fees with this card, and it can be used safely and securely at all online or brick and mortar businesses.
You can even sign up for up to 3 cards per household, but only one under your name.