It happens to the best of us. No matter how much we say it’s going to be different this year, time just gets away from us. Before we know it, the holidays are right around the corner and we still have lots of gifts left to buy. This year may be even trickier if there are friends and family you won’t be seeing during the holidays due to the pandemic and you will need to come up with a solution. We hope this list of the best contactless holiday gift ideas helps you put together something meaningful.
These days, there’s a subscription box for everything! Do you know someone who likes books? Get them a subscription to a box that sends them monthly reading material. How about someone who would appreciate self-care? There is a plethora of boxes to choose from that will supply your loved one with goodies to treat themselves. Cheese, wine, plants, beer – whatever they like, there’s a box for it.
Check your local small businesses to see if they are offering gift wrapping and contactless delivery options. This is a great way to take care of presents while supporting small businesses who are most in need of it.
Does your loved one feel passionately about a particular cause? Donate to the charity that means something to them. Many charities will allow you to donate in someone’s honor and send them a card or email. You can also wrap up the receipt of donation or send it to them virtually along with a personal video.
Digital gift cards are practical, and they can still be personal. Purchase a gift card for a store they really enjoy and send a video or some photos along with it for a thoughtful contactless gift.
There are more and more streaming services available now and purchasing a subscription to one of these for a friend or family member makes a great contactless present that is sure to be useful – especially in the times of staying home.
The season of giving doesn’t end in a pandemic. There are plenty of ways to send personal gifts to loved ones while staying safe. We hope this list gave you some ideas, and all of us at Homestead are wishing you a wonderful holiday season!