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Best Christmas Gifts for Far Away Family

By Simon Crowther @prestigeflower

Best Christmas gifts for far away family

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy. For some, however, it can also mean that they experience somewhat mixed emotions. If you have family members on the other side of the pond, you might start to feel a bit more lonely than usual around the festive season. You may also feel a bit concerned about what types of Christmas gifts you can send since they are so far away. Here are some great gifts that you can send anywhere in the world.

Festive flowers

Fresh flowers make excellent Christmas gifts for friends and family alike. All you need to do is check out the Christmas flowers section at your online florist and you are sure to find a bouquet that your loved ones will adore. These bouquets are designed and created to reflect the festive theme so it will be that much easier for you to find something for the holidays. Bouquets are available in various sizes which is also great if you are shopping on a budget. Some offers include free chocolates and there are even great combos available if you want an even more impressive floral gift.

Holiday gift baskets

Like flowers, you can also find other great Christmas gifts online in the form of hampers. These gifts are available in all shapes and sizes. They also include a variety of items which allows you to shop according to the preferences of the recipient. If you are sending a gift hamper to one person, you can choose a smaller gift. If you want to spoil a couple or family for the holidays, larger hampers are also available. This all adds to the convenience of holiday gift shopping while saving you money at the same time.


When you place an order for a Christmas gift hamper or festive flower bouquet online, you will have the opportunity to include your very own personal message. The message will be printed on a card which will accompany the delivery. This gives your gift that personal touch and it also lets the recipients know who sent them such a lovely gift.

A taste of home

When you are far from home, there is nothing quite like the delicious morsels that you love so much. Send a care package or hamper filled with your loved one's favourite local treats and brighten their holidays even more! This is one of the most thoughtful Christmas gifts you can send to anyone who is not home for the holidays or who has relocated permanently.

Record a video

Seeing one another live on video might not be possible. You may also find it difficult to get your whole family together when your loved ones are also online. This is what makes video recordings so perfect. You can set up your camera, get the lighting just right and record your prepared holiday message. You can then send the video to your loved ones or even upload it online and simply send them a link. Either way, they will be able to watch your video message as many times as they like these holidays!

There you have several ideas for sending the best Christmas gifts to your loved ones far away. While these gifts are great for those in other cities and countries, you can also pamper those closer to home with the same thoughtful ideas.

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