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
Need a last minute gift? Try one of these gift cards:
Unique Christmas gifts
Gift cards for stores perfect for someone who likes unique presents
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|