28 last-minute Christmas gift ideas under £30

Yet to start your Christmas shopping? No problem.

last minute gifts

by Aimee Jakes |

If you've been too busy drinking gin and mulled wine to remember that you actually have to buy people presents at Christmas, then don't panic - we've got you.

Choose from books, DVDs, and board games with next-day delivery and all your worries are over. You can go back to burying your head in that tin of Quality Street and pour yourself another sherry while the postman does all the hard work.

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Last-minute Christmas gifts

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Oh, what's occurring? If you can't wait until Christmas Day to get your Gavin & Stacey fix, then you can binge watch the box set ahead of it. We can't believe it's been 11 years since we saw Smithy interrupt Nessa's wedding.

Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories
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CREDIT: Amazon

The foodie in your life will adore Nigella's latest cookbook which has plenty of recipes, stories and tips to devour.

Monopoly: The Mega Edition
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CREDIT: John Lewis

It simply isn't Christmas without a Monopoly-induced strop!

Fuel Your Ambition Recovery Bundle
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CREDIT: MyProtein

Whether you're buying for a seasoned runner or someone who plans to start their health kick in January, this kit will go down a treat.

Beer Gift Bag
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CREDIT: John Lewis & Partners

A glorious selection of beers and nibbles that is perfect for Christmas gifting.

Cards Against Humanity: UK Edition
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You'll never be able to look at your granny the same way ever again, after playing this on Christmas Day after a cherry or two.

Thumbs Up airpod case in pink
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A funky pink case for your airpods. What more could they want, tbh?

Mrs Hinch: The Activity Journal
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Get your Hinch on with to do lists and also plenty of relaxing with light-hearted activities to just have some fun with.

Real Techniques Stunning Miracle Complexion Sponges Set
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CREDIT: Look Fantastic

Coming soonA gift for the beauty junkie in your life. You can never have too many beauty blenders. This bundle is a great deal and is worth £30.95.

John Lewis & Partners
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CREDIT: John Lewis & Partners

Chocoholics KNOW that Tony's do the best chocolate in all the land. More expensive than the standard bar, but come on, it's Christmas!

'You Are So Loved' Hidden Message Mug
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A sweet mug to show someone you care.

Lavender Llama Hot/Cold Pack
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For the person who is always cold. And loves alpacas.

Garnier Sheet Mask Discovery Collection
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CREDIT: Amazon

Garnier sheet masks are cult thanks to their hydration (and relaxation!) powers, making this gift set a no-brainer.

Gemma Collins Kiwi & Lime Premium Gin Liqueur
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CREDIT: Prezzy Box

Treat the diva in your life to some Gemma Collins GIN. Yep, it's called Fla-GIN-go and we're incredibly into it.

Albany Bed Linen Collection - 200 Thread Count - White/Black
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The majority of us are spending way more time in bed than ever this year, so treat them to luxe covers for their best snooze ever.

Mr & Mrs Family Edition
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The ultimate game for you, bae and even your friends and family to get involved with to see how well you really know each other with over 1000 questions and even blank cards so you can really ask the cheeky questions.

ROKU Japanese Craft Gin
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CREDIT: Waitrose

A delicious botanical craft gin with citrus favours.

The Positive Planner
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A clever book filled with inspirational quotes, art therapy and mindfulness activities.

Throw Throw Burrito, £24.49, amazon.co.uk
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Yep you guessed it, you actually get to throw squishy burritos at other game players during this epic matching sets card game. The cards you collect earn you points but getting hit with flying burritos don't so get dodging.

No7 Lash Impact Lash Serum
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A hard-working formula that gives visibly fuller, thicker and darker lashes in just 8 weeks. Bargain.

Friends Christmas | Jumper
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Could we BE any more excited? This is the perfect fit for anyone Friends fans out there.

Love Delhi Gin
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A scrumptious gin which shows off the spices and flavours of India.

The Mandalorian: The Child with Frog (379) Star Wars Pop Vinyl
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CREDIT: Amazon

Baby Yoda cutely gulping down a frog is the ultimate gift for Star Wars fans this festive season.

Personalised Drinks Measure Glass
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CREDIT: Not On The Highstreet

Get your favourite whiskey drinker into the spirit of Christmas with this hilarious drinks measure glass.

NOMO Caramel Chocolate Advent Calendar
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CREDIT: Amazon

Dairy-free and vegan family and friends will absolutely LOVE this gift - trust us.

Personalised Mugs
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CREDIT: Vistaprint

Gift someone something personal to start off their day with these sweet personalised mugs.

Slouchy Rib Knitted Tracksuit
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CREDIT: Boohoo

A good collection of loungewear is an absolute must over the winter. We don't make the rules.

Pukka Herbs Festive Teas
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CREDIT: Amazon

When in doubt - you can count on tea. This Pukka herb gift looks gorgeous and is filled with warming festive teas. What more could you want?


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Things you can do to feel more festive this December:

Christmas socks: sporting a glittery snowman on your feet will cheer you up, no end. Also included, is festive PJs, jumpers and Santa suits. Bonus points if you show off your garment of choice during an important work call.

Get in a support Bublé: talk to other Christmas-loving pals to get you feeling the festive cheer. why not even bring back the, whispers, infamous Zoom quiz....

All we want for Christmas: ...is Mariah Carey's Christmas album on repeat. Also, other hot contenders include Kelly Clarkson's Wrapped in Red (obsessed), Bieb's Under the Mistletoe and Taylor Swift's Christmas Tree Farm. Are you feeling Christmassy yet?

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