Chances are, you’re already making a start on your Christmas gift-hunting, but we’re here to help. But no matter who you’re buying for, a great gift doesn’t need to break the bank — in fact, an inexpensive token might be just the thing for some of the people in your life this year. Whether you’re shopping for your favourite aunt (whom you haven’t seen since February) or the colleague you used to grab lunch with, we’ve rounded up some of the best gifts you can buy online for under £20. Lastly, as it’s edging closer to Christmas, we’ve checked to make sure that everything featured will arrive on your doorstep before December 25.
For your Bake Off–obsessed co-worker
(Hollywood handshake not included.)
For your dog (from your dad)
For your dad (from your dog)
Something to make 6 a.m. walkies a little sillier.
For your cat
Another satisfied customer.
For your sister, who is starting a new job
A classic Moleskine will always make a good gift.
For your sister-in-law, who’s chronically frazzled
A spritz of this spray on her pillow will work wonders.
For your new (!) boyfriend
First-time Christmas gifts can be tricky, but something practical and stylish will go down a treat.
For your housemate, who is chilly even when the thermostat’s cranked up
For your younger brother, who keeps losing his phone
A Tile is cheaper than annual phone insurance.
For your 6-month-old godchild
For your 8-year-old godchild
An easy win.
For your 12-year-old godchild
For your (virtual) workout buddy
For your ‘office’ secret Santa
There are loads of beeswax wraps online, but we like the honeycomb design on these ones.
For your (incredibly bored) furloughed friend
For your (incredibly zen) furloughed friend
For your boyfriend’s mum
For your boyfriend’s brother
A catchall gift like a nice pair of gloves (that are smartphone-friendly) would be appreciated.
For your hard-to-buy-for cousin
Pleasingly interesting, thanks to a variable grid design on each page.
For your brother who still designs mansions on The Sims
For your godfather, who can touch his toes now
All that newfound bendiness is pointless if he’s not rolling out those muscles.
For your friend that’s just gotten pregnant
She can still enjoy an (almost) gin-and-tonic.
For the mum who’ll have a glass of prosecco, but just the one
This nifty stopper keeps the fizz in for days.
For your uncle, who just got an AeroPress
The first rule of take-coffee-seriously club: Always grind your beans yourself.
For your nephew, who prefers milkshakes
This frother will make them extra creamy (and can be used to make a particularly good cappuccino when he’s a bit older).
For your granny
A nice brolly that you haven’t spent too much on, promise.
For your great-granny
A range of shades are available, but we like this elegant purple.
For your friend, who’s a frontline worker
Even 15 minutes in the company of this de-stress candle would mean the world to them.
For your 7-year-old’s new BFF
A minifigure from Lego’s new Super Mario range is an inexpensive (and highly covetable) gift for her new pal.
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