MIAMI/PRNewswire/ -- Searching for that perfect holiday gift for a co-worker and not quite sure what to buy? Running out of time to find all the stocking stuffers for the kids? BURGER KING® gift certificates could be the answer to your shopping woes and they're easy to purchase as a ``click and drag'' on your computer.

Burger King Corporation provides consumers the luxury of shopping from home by offering gift certificates on-line, eliminating traditional holiday headaches like overflowing parking lots, long lines and too little time. The gift certificates can be purchased at www.burgerking.com in $10, $25, and $50 increments and are personalized with a holiday greeting stationary. These on- line gifts are shipped within 24 hours of ordering and can be delivered to the sender or receiver via regular or express mail service.

``We know how popular and convenient on-line shopping has become with millions of consumers,'' said Sherry Ulsh, senior director of marketing finance and analysis for Burger King Corporation. ``These gift certificates make giving the gift of our great-tasting food and promotional tie-ins easier than ever.''

The gift certificates are also available at participating BURGER KING® restaurants across the U.S. for the holidays or other special occasions throughout the year. For those who are looking for other great gift ideas, participating BURGER KING® restaurants in the U.S. are also offering light- up goblets for $1.99 while supplies last.

Burger King Corporation was founded in 1954 and created the American icon, the HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, in 1957. The company and its franchisees operate more than 11,370 restaurants in all 50 states and 58 countries and international territories around the world, with more than 92% of BURGER KING® restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Since the company's founding in Miami in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand has become recognized for great flame-broiled taste and HAVE IT YOUR WAY® food customization. In fiscal year 2001, the BURGER KING® system had system- wide sales of $11.2 billion. Burger King Corporation is a part of Diageo (NYSE: DEO - news), the international food and drinks company. To learn more about the BURGER KING® system, please visit the company's website at www.burgerking.com .

SOURCE: Burger King Corporation