Best last-minute Christmas gifts 2020

For when you need a present, and you need it now!

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We know you’re in a hurry, so we’ll get right to it. If you’ve run out of time to make it to the shops, don’t panic! There’s still plenty of time to shop from the comfort of your own home and take advantage of some great Christmas delivery deals!

Top last-minute Christmas gifts for 2020

It doesn’t matter if you put off all your shopping until the last minute, or you just forgot a gift for one person. These gift ideas will work for a variety of personalities and are sure to bring a smile come Christmas morning. Check out the last dates to order from these providers at the bottom of the page

Experience gifts

Our number one recommendation for a truly last-minute gift is the gift of an experience! These gifts can be delivered immediately to your email inbox and all you need to do it print it out and hand it to the recipient! If this sounds like your perfect last-minute gift then we recommend browsing retailers like Buyagift and RedLetterDays.

60 Minute Extended Flying Lesson - UK Wide
60 Minute Extended Flying Lesson - UK Wide

Buyagift

Champneys Spa Day with Lunch and Treatment for Two
Champneys Spa Day with Lunch and Treatment for Two

Buyagift

Chocolate Delight Workshop for Two
Chocolate Delight Workshop for Two

Buyagift

Gifts available for next day delivery

Fitbit - Lavender Woven 'Charge 3'
Fitbit - Lavender Woven 'Charge 3'

Debenhams

Bose Smart Speaker with Alexa Voice Recognition
Bose Smart Speaker with Alexa Voice Recognition

John Lewis & Partners

JBL Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
JBL Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Currys PC World

Personalised Face on Socks
Personalised Face on Socks

Prezzybox

Any Map Etched Beer Glass
Any Map Etched Beer Glass

Not on the High Street

100 Movies Scratch Bucket List Poster
100 Movies Scratch Bucket List Poster

Not on the High Street

Mayhem Max 2.1 Floor Rocker Gaming chair
Mayhem Max 2.1 Floor Rocker Gaming chair

Very.co.uk

Star Wars Steering Wheel Cover
Star Wars Steering Wheel Cover

IWOOT

9ct Gold Wrapped In Love Diamond Earrings
9ct Gold Wrapped In Love Diamond Earrings

Goldsmiths

Cat Lover: Adult Colouring Book
Cat Lover: Adult Colouring Book

Amazon

Smartphone 3 In 1 Lens Set
Smartphone 3 In 1 Lens Set

Prezzybox

Sparkle Drops (To make your Gin and Tonic shimmer)
Sparkle Drops (To make your Gin and Tonic shimmer)

Not on the High Street

Wine and Cheese Matching for Two
Wine and Cheese Matching for Two

Red Letter Days

Silverstone Super Car Driving Experience
Silverstone Super Car Driving Experience

Buyagift

Winery and brewery tour with tastings
Winery and brewery tour with tastings

Virgin Experience Days

Champneys Spa Day with Treatment and Lunch
Champneys Spa Day with Treatment and Lunch

Buyagift

Top Providers for last minute Christmas Gifts

Last order dates for Christmas delivery

How to pick the best last-minute Christmas gift

The ultimate pitfall of shopping last minute is giving a gift that seems thoughtless. Our best advice for last minute gifting: be intentional. It’s okay to buy a gift card, but put some thought into where the recipient would enjoy shopping. Generic gifts like candles and wine are made infinitely better if they’re to the person’s taste, so try checking in with their close friends and family to find out what they like.

What’s a good last-minute gift for the person who has everything?

Shopping for the person who has everything is even more difficult when you’re doing it in a time crunch. Since you don’t have tons of time to brainstorm, consider picking up a gift card and letting the person choose something that they don’t have yet. You could also buy an experience gift that will be delivered instantly.

What Christmas presents can I buy on Christmas Eve?

You’ve definitely left it late but don’t panic! Experience Gifts are the perfect present to buy last minute because they’re delivered instantly! Treat your loved one to a spa day, race car experience, wine tasting, stadium tour or similar and check out Buyagift,Red Letter Days and Virgin Experience Days for a huge selection of instant gifts!

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Christmas discount codes and deals

Very.co.uk Very.co.uk

3 for 2 on selected Christmas Decorations

Get ready for Christmas with Very this year and take advantage of this great offer! 3 for 2 on selected Christmas Decorations! T&Cs apply.

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Littlewoods Littlewoods

3 for 2 on selected Christmas Decorations

Get ready for Christmas with Littlewoods this year and take advantage of this great offer! 3 for 2 on selected Christmas Decorations! T&Cs apply.

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Degustabox Degustabox
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Get your Advent Calendar for only £35.99 (instead of £39.99) and free delivery!

Get your Advent Calendar for only £35.99 (instead of £39.99) and delivery is free! 24 days off foodie surprises. Make every day special in the countdown to Christmas. T&Cs apply.

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Buy 2 save 15% on Christmas Gifts & Sets

Buy two and use this discount code to get an extra 15% off Christmas Gifts & Sets! Shop at allbeauty! T&Cs apply.

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John Lewis & Partners John Lewis & Partners

Discover John Lewis' Christmas themes

This year's Christmas decorating themes have all been inspired by the colour and creativity and the idea that art is for all. Prepare your home and bring your friends & family together to make happy memories. T&Cs apply.

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Get your hands on the best Advent Calender around!

Christmas is coming sooner than we think! The Benefit Advent Calendar Launches Today! So shop Now to Get Your Hands on the Best Advent Calender Around! T&Cs apply.

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SockShop SockShop

Comfy Kids' Gift Sets available

Treat their little feet with a selection of kids' gift sets, from fun novelty designs, to cozy socks, beautifully boxed to make the perfect gifts for birthdays, Christmas or just a little something for being them. T&Cs apply.

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Comfy and Stylish Ladies' Gift Sets Available at Sock Shop

From fun novelty designs to chic patterns, snuggly slipper socks and special sets including candles, mugs, hot water bottles, this selection makes perfect presents for birthdays, Christmas or just a treat. T&Cs apply.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas funko pop advent calendar

Jack Skellington wanted to add a little Christmas cheer to Halloween Town, many fans of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' believe that every month should have a little Halloween in it! Fall into Christmas Town with this amazing new Advent Calendar! T&Cs apply

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