How to find a unique Christmas gift that won’t be forgotten by January.
Let’s just say it like it is: finding a unique Christmas gift is hard. Seriously. Trying to luck on that unusual something that will not only stand out from the crowd, but will be remembered for years to come is by no means an easy feat.
It doesn’t take long for the joy of giving to become a chore. That’s where we come in.
As well as our Christmas gift guides for everyone you can think of – your mum, your father-in-law, and yes, even your cat – we’ve hand selected the most unusual Christmas gifts for every person in your life you need to buy for.
Except for your cat. Every gift for your cat is, by definition, unusual.
Top shops to find unusual Christmas gifts
Gift cards for stores perfect for someone who likes unique presents
Unique Christmas gifts for men
Find something out of the ordinary this year for the man in your life, whether it’s your dad, son, husband, boyfriend, brother, or mate.
Unique Christmas gifts for women
If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for your girlfriend / Mum / sister (delete as applicable), why not try one of these unusual Christmas presents?
Unique experience gifts
Unique Christmas gifts for teenagers
Teenagers can be fickle, surly creatures. Luckily, you might just win points for an erratic sense of humour. (Please note: might.)
Unique Christmas gifts for kids
Kids are easier to please than most when it comes to Christmas, but if you want something truly out of the ordinary, look no further.
Unique Christmas gifts for your girlfriend or boyfriend
You would know your partner better than we would, but if you’re struggling for ideas, here’s a few to mull over.
Unique Christmas gifts for your parents
Let’s face it – your parents raised you, so they deserve a little extra thanks at Christmas. (Probably.) Do they like luxury? Adventure? Entertainment? Depending on their personality, here’s a few ideas of unique Christmas gifts they both can enjoy together.
Customisable Christmas gifts
Where can you buy unique Christmas gifts online?
Half the battle is knowing where to shop. Here are the best places to start shopping online if you want to find a Christmas gift that is truly unique.
Christmas gifts from £4
Shop for Christmas gifts from £4 at The White Company.
10% off student discount
Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.
Free shipping to Australia
Get free shipping on orders over $40 to Australia at ASOS.
Free standard delivery
Get free standard delivery when you spend over $100
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Last minute Christmas shopping? Here's the cut off date for shopping by brand.
|Standard Delivery||Express Delivery||Same day delivery?||Free delivery?|
|Dan Murphy’s||2-4 days (metro) or 2–7 days (regional)||Next day shipping available||Same Business day - Order by midday and receive by 5pm||Free standard delivery for orders over $300|
|Rebel Sport||2-10 days for smaller items||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Zazzle||Varies.||Express delivery available||n/a||n/a|
|Yellow Octopus||2 days (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, or Brisbane metro), or 3–6 days||1–2 business days||Melbourne only||Free on orders over $100|
|OzGamesShop||7–10 days||5-8 days (2 days quicker than standard)||n/a||n/a|
|David Jones||3-7 days||Next business day in metropolitan areas||Sydney only||Orders over $50. Excludes Hampers, Gift Cards and Wine Club purchases|
|The Iconic||2 – 4 business days||1 business day for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland||3HR delivery in Sydney and Melbourne||Orders over $50|
|ASOS||6–8 days||3–4 days||Yes||Orders over $30. Free express shipping on orders over $125.|
|ThinkGeek||1-3 weeks||3-5 days||n/a||Free shipping on orders over $75|
|Toy Galaxy||1-7 days||Express shipping organised||n/a||n/a|
|Topshop||7–9 days||5 days||n/a||Orders over £50|
|Urban Outfitters||8–12 days||4-6 days||n/a||Orders over USD 50|
|Booktopia||$6.50 per order||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Book Depository||1–9 days||1–2 days||n/a||Free delivery worldwide|
|General Pants||1–5 days||n/a||Free delivery on all orders over $75|
|Saks Fifth Avenue||7–13 days||5–7 days||n/a||n/a|
|Lime Tree Kids||2-5 days||n/a||Shipped within 24 hours||Free shipping on orders over $150|
|Marks and Spencer||10–14 days||n/a||n/a||Free delivery on all orders over £30|
|Nike||1-3 business days||n/a||n/a||Free standard delivery for orders above £50|
|RunStopShop||3–5 days||2 days||3hr delivery in Melbourne only||Free standard shipping on all orders over $90. Free express shipping on all orders over $150|
|Hallenstein Brothers||4 days||n/a||No||Orders over $50|
|Smiggle||3–7 days||1–3 days||No||n/a|
|Kathmandu||5–7 days||n/a||NOo||Orders over $100|
|The Dairy||3–5 days||Express delivery is available||No||All orders delivered free|