28 last-minute Christmas gifts when you need a present fast 2021

Time's run out and you need a Christmas gift pronto. The good news is there are loads of last minute Christmas gifts still available.

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There's no worse feeling than realising that the 25th of December is already knocking on your door and you haven’t purchased a single Christmas gift. Before you stress yourself out though, know that there are plenty of online retailers who can help you to get a great present wrapped and under the tree asap.

Read on to see our top pick of last-minute presents for this year, or check out our guide to the last Christmas delivery dates for all your favourite retailers.



28 Top ideas on last-minute Christmas gifts

</p><h4>Velvet Eye Mask</h4><p>

Velvet Eye Mask

Give someone the gift of a good night's sleep with the Velvet Eye Mask from the Kip&Co collection. Made out of a soft cotton velvet finish, this eye mask is gentle and light as air. Inside the festive bon-bon are three options for colours, including kissable pink, glamour red and make a splash blue.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $15 at THE ICONIC

</p><h4>Myer Little Box of Beauty</h4><p>

Myer Little Box of Beauty

Female fans of luxury skincare will adore the Myer little box of beauty. It's crammed with sample size lotions, potions and cosmetics and promises to illuminate their faces in more ways than one this Christmas. Featuring brands like Jimmy Choo, Clinique, Sand & Sky and many more, this set has a market value totalling over $220. What's better than a great beauty set? A discounted great beauty set – that's what!

  • Afterpay and PayPal available
  • Free shipping on orders over $49
  • Same day click and collect available


Buy for $89 at Myer

</p><h4>Huski Beer Cooler 2.0</h4><p>

Huski Beer Cooler 2.0

Buying for a beer lover? They'll be chuffed with this next-gen cooler. Made with marine grade 316 stainless steel with triple insulation, it keeps drinks cold like nothing else. Perfect for balmy summer afternoons spent lazing by the pool or relaxing at a backyard barbecue.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $40.49 at Amazon

</p><h4>Alex Liddy Velour Jungle Orchard Towel</h4><p>

Alex Liddy Velour Jungle Orchard Towel

Beach towels are must-haves for summer and this floral printed number from Alex Liddy will be loved (and used!) for many seasons to come. ​​Crafted from premium-quality cotton, it's comfy and soft to use whether you're hanging out at the beach or lying by the pool. A brilliant addition for anyone's beach bag.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or max 3 days


Buy for $59.99 at eBay

</p><h4>Ottolenghi FLAVOUR</h4><p>

Ottolenghi FLAVOUR

A cookbook always makes a fun gift to reignite someone's passion for cooking and this third installment in the renowned Plenty series is guaranteed to do just that. Packed with recipes for standout dishes as well as kitchen tips and tricks, Flavour will take pride of place amongst the cookbooks. Considering over 2 million copies have already been sold across the world, you know it's going to be good.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $26.10 at Amazon

</p><h4>Thank You Gourmet Gift Basket</h4><p>

Thank You Gourmet Gift Basket

Gourmet hampers are a Christmas gifting mainstay for one solid reason: Everyone loves them. This decadent pick from Hamper King has something for all palettes. Within you'll find mouthwatering munchables including nuts, fruit paste and chocolate. Plus - of course - a bottle of wine to wash it all down.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or max 3 days


Buy for $109 at eBay

</p><h4>Vanity Planet Fria Skincare Refrigerator</h4><p>

Vanity Planet Fria Skincare Refrigerator

Looking for a last-minute gift with a major wow-factor? Beauty buffs will adore this skincare fridge for keeping products cool. Besides adding an extra-refreshing touch to skincare treatments, this beauty fridge also helps to preserve products so you get the best shelf-life from your investments.

  • Last shipping date is 16 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Zip Pay available
  • 48 hours delivery time


Buy for $159.95 at Cosmetic Capital

</p><h4>Joseph Joseph Viva Cosmetic Organiser with Drawer</h4><p>

Joseph Joseph Viva Cosmetic Organiser with Drawer

Joseph Joseph's stylish homewares never fall out of fashion and this clever cosmetics organiser makes light work of transforming bathroom clutter. It features compartments to hold makeup, skincare and jewellery and helps to streamline your morning 'getting ready' routine. Clever!

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $34.97 at Amazon

</p><h4>Ecoya Kitchen Gift Set</h4><p>

Ecoya Kitchen Gift Set

No one likes cleaning the kitchen but everyone will find the experience much more enjoyable with this tahitian lime and grapefruit-scented trio from Ecoya. Packaged in a ready-to-give gift box, the set includes a surface spray, dish liquid and a cotton dishcloth. And, the products are vegan-friendly and made in New Zealand.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or max 3 days


Buy for $36 at eBay

</p><h4>Mask Set</h4><p>

Mask Set

It can be hard to get someone who loves make-up and beauty products a useful gift, but thankfully Sephora has you covered. This Holiday Vibes Face & Body Mask Set is a comprehensive head to foot skin care regime, with cleansing masks for almost your whole body.

  • Free shipping on orders $25 and above
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Klarna available
  • 1-2 business days express delivery available in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane


Buy for $50 at Sephora

</p><h4>Boody pyjama set</h4><p>

Boody pyjama set

In a time when we all need to consider our carbon footprints, this Boody pyjama set is as thoughtful as it will be appreciated. Crafted from organically-grown bamboo using mindful processes, this summer set is super comfortable, simple and sustainable. Available in four different colours, it promises to be her go-to pjs all summer long.

  • Free shipping orders over $60
  • ZipPay and AfterPay available
  • 30-day return policy


Buy for $69.90 at Boody

</p><h4>Diptyque Scented Candle</h4><p>

Diptyque Scented Candle

When you need a gift and you can't think of what to buy, a Diptyque candle is always a safe bet. With its gorgeous marble outer, Diptyque's Le Redoute Candle makes a beautiful gift for the home. It has a warm, inviting fragrance of flowers and spices that anyone will love.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or max 3 days


Buy for $172.23 at eBay

</p><h4>Retro Fridge Gin Gift Set</h4><p>

Retro Fridge Gin Gift Set

If you've got a gin fanatic in your life, That Boutique-Y Gin Company's Retro Fridge Gin Gift Set is just the thing. There are eight different gins inside including flavours like smoked rosemary and strawberry with balsamic. It arrives looking pretty groovy too in a retro fridge-shaped tin.

  • Delivery in under 2 hours
  • Dan Murphy's Gift Cards, WISH Gift Cards and PayPal available
  • 90-day returns policy


Buy for $119.95 at Dan Murphy's

</p><h4>Smokehouse Ultimate Grilling Spice Set</h4><p>

Smokehouse Ultimate Grilling Spice Set

Foodies will be over the moon to receive this delicious spice set. It includes over 20 different BBQ rubs and spices - all packed with flavour. Plus, it's a super handy present to receive over the festive season when there's heaps of summer barbecues happening.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $52.99 at Amazon

</p><h4>Olive Oil Spice Infusion Gift Set</h4><p>

Olive Oil Spice Infusion Gift Set

Cooking oils are something pretty much all of use but it's not always an item you splash out on. This olive oil and spice set comes with four uniquely-flavoured oils and three delicious spice mixes. You'll be amazed at how it will transform the flavour of dishes from mediocre to amazing.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $34.99 at Amazon

</p><h4>Spa of the World - Moment of Relaxation</h4><p>

Spa of the World - Moment of Relaxation


Grant someone special a moment of relaxation in an otherwise chaotic world. This Spa of the World relaxation set from the Body Shop has been put together with anyone in need of a temporary escape in mind. Wind down and buff your skin back to its former glory with the African ximenia scrub and then complete your 2-step spa session with the Japanese camellia cream. Both products promise to ensure the ultimate experience of tranquility. Sounds like bliss, wouldn't you agree?

  • Free shipping orders over $100
  • Afterpay and Paypal available
  • 30-day returns policy


Buy for $90 at The Body Shop

</p><h4>Zenify Reusable Straws Gift Set</h4><p>

Zenify Reusable Straws Gift Set

These days, we're all growing more conscious about cutting down on our carbon footprint. One way to help do that is by forgoing single-use plastics like straws in favour of reusable options such as this eco-friendly straw set from Zenify. It includes four metal straws as well as a storage case, carry bag and cleaning tool.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $11.95 at Amazon

</p><h4>Alice in Wondeland Cocktail tea party (Sydney)</h4><p>

Alice in Wondeland Cocktail tea party (Sydney)

Take a look down the rabbit hole with the Alice in Wonderland Cocktail tea party. Held in Sydney, this themed drinking experience is an immersive adventure through the famous novel. Hand make your own unique cocktails and play croquet with a flamingo in the whacky and surreal world of Alice in Wonderland.

  • Afterpay, Zip Pay and Humm available
  • Free exchange on all voucher purchases
  • 5-year validity of all vouchers


Buy for $49.50 at RedBalloon
</p><h4>TakeAway Picnic Cooler Bag</h4><p>

TakeAway Picnic Cooler Bag

Thanks to the lockdowns over the last couple of years, we've all discovered the joy of picnics. This tropical-themed picnic cooler contains everything you need for lunch outdoors. Inside the cooler bag, you'll find serveware for four people including plates, cutlery and cups.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or max 3 days


Buy for $69.99 at eBay

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RedBalloon

Life Basics Eco Bamboo Sheet & Pillow Set - White
Life Basics Eco Bamboo Sheet & Pillow Set - White

Nourished Life

Life Basics Bamboo Straws - 4 Pack With Cleaning Brush
Life Basics Bamboo Straws - 4 Pack With Cleaning Brush

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Breramilano - Traditional Panettone Hand Wrapped 1kg

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FujiFilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

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Daniel Wellington Women's Watch Classic Petite Melrose 28mm

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