Christmas is a time of joy, celebration, and of course, the age-old tradition of gift-giving. While the spirit of giving knows no bounds, the reality of our budgets often does. Sometimes, the pressure of finding the perfect gift can be overwhelming, especially when our wallets feel a bit lighter than we’d like. However, the true magic of Christmas isn’t in the price tag; it’s in the thought and love behind the gift.

This holiday season, we’ve got you covered with the 13 best Christmas gift ideas that are both affordable and heartfelt.

1. HoneySpree

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HoneySpree emerges as the top pick for an economical Christmas present in Singapore, showcasing the Festive Christmas Hamper priced at a mere $39.9.

This affordable hamper is elegantly presented in a premium gift box, and encompasses a bamboo cutlery set, bamboo lunch box, three St Dalfour mini fruit jam, three mini honey jar (halal) and two mini honey dipper, offering an ideal solution to infuse sweetness into your holiday celebrations without exceeding your budget. Additionally, they also retail small bottles of honey starting from a pocket-friendly prices of $4.25 per bottle if you are looking for small gifts for your colleagues.

Established in 2011, HoneySpree has evolved into a prominent online gift retailer, annually delivering over 200,000 gifts nationwide. With a commitment to the principle that quality gifts need not be exorbitant, HoneySpree manufactures more than 50% of its gifts, ensuring elevated standards without compromising on affordability. Operating as a social enterprise, HoneySpree also empowers underprivileged stay at home moms, with each gift being meticulously hand-wrapped by this dedicated team.

HoneySpree

2. Starbucks Blissful Homecoming Collection

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Starbucks presents perfect, budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas with their delightful Blissful Homecoming Collection. This collection is a wonderful way to kickstart the festive season, drawing inspiration from vintage book cover illustrations and the heartwarming tale of Santa and his little companions. With its charming design featuring gold accents and classic holiday colours like red, green, and blue, the Blissful Homecoming Collection offers an array of drinkware, including mugs, cold cups, and tumblers.

A standout in their collection is the reusable cup set, priced at an affordable $29.9. This set features different versions of the iconic Starbucks logo from over the years, bridging the gap between the past and present and creating a memorable holiday experience.

Starbucks

3. Lush

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Lush offers the perfect and affordable Christmas gifts in Singapore, bringing joy to the holiday season with their delightful range of products. Whether you’re looking to create a romantic couple’s retreat or indulge in a soothing solo bath time, Lush has you covered with their charming bath bombs. These festive delights come in cute designs like reindeer, snowy scenes, penguins, and magical Santa shapes.

For those without a bathtub, Lush provides a fantastic alternative with their shower gel series, featuring fragrances like Snow Fairy and Berry Berry Christmas. Additionally, their body lotions, such as Once Upon a Time, offer a luxurious way to pamper your skin during the holiday season.

What makes Lush stand out is the affordability of their products, with prices ranging from approximately $17 to $25. This means you can spread the holiday cheer without breaking the bank.

Lush

4. Coxo Vanessa

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If you are looking for an affordable yet meaningful gift, Coxo Vanessa is dedicated in providing specially curated presents for both him and her, ensuring that your gifts carry a personal touch that truly resonates with your loved ones.

From custom-engraved wood sleeve cups to keychains and tote bags with a unique twist, they offer a wide array of options that cater to various preferences. For instance, the Classic Engraved Wood Sleeve Frosted Cup x Coaster Christmas Gift Set, priced at $41.5, is a delightful package that allows you to spread Christmas cheer with a classic wood sleeve cup and a beautifully engraved coaster with additional personalised touches. This set also includes items like Clipper Tea’s Earl Grey, a Christmas card and decorations, making it a memorable and heartwarming gift.

Coxo Vanessa also offers even more affordable options, such as the Engraved Cardholder Christmas Set and the Personalised Cross Body Bag Christmas Gift Set.

With Coxo Vanessa, you can create cherished, one-of-a-kind presents that won’t break the bank, making this Christmas truly special for your loved ones.

Coxo Vanessa

5. T2 Tea Feast of Favourites Tea Bag Gift Pack

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In the vibrant Christmas season of Singapore, the T2 Tea Feast of Favourites Tea Bag Gift Pack ($42) is the ultimate holiday gift for all tea enthusiasts, allowing the recipient to embark on an exciting tea journey. 

This festive gift pack is a grand feast of 20 distinct tea courses, featuring an assortment that covers green, black, white, herbal, and fruity varieties, ensuring there’s something to please every palate. The recipient can eagerly unwrap and explore each tea in individual sachets, neatly packaged within a colourful and reusable tin, creating a visually appealing present. 

Whether it’s the exotic allure of Gorgeous Geisha, the comforting familiarity of Melbourne Breakfast, or the unique charm of Singapore Breakfast, this gift offers a diverse tea experience.

T2 Tea Feast of Favourites Tea Bag Gift Pack

6. SuperV Galaxy Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker with LED Mood Light (Shoppwp)

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The SuperV Galaxy Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker with LED Mood Light is the ideal affordable Christmas gift in Singapore, especially with its current promotion, selling at just $49.9. This fantastic speaker brings a world of joy to music lovers and party enthusiasts alike.

The LED mood light is perfect for creating a vibrant atmosphere at parties, ensuring an unforgettable entertainment experience. Its features, including Bluetooth connectivity, portability, IPX5 waterproof rating, True Wireless Sound (TWS) function, five hours of music playback, hands-free phone calls, and an FM function, make it a versatile and practical gift for anyone.

Additionally, Shoppwp offers other cost-effective and handy gifts like the SuperV Air Conduction Sports Wireless Headset ($35.9) and the SuperV 3 in 1 Magnetic Plug Power Bank 5000mAh – Power3 ($29.9). These options provide a wide range of choices for affordable and thoughtful gifting during the Christmas season.

SuperV Galaxy Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker with LED Mood Light

7. Cadbury Christmas 3D Advent Calendar

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Santa is arriving with a sack full of Cadbury delights, making it the perfect time to shop and prepare for the year-end festivities.

This year, Cadbury presents the all-new interactive Cadbury 3D Advent Calendar ($15.9), specially designed for families and loved ones to count down to Christmas together. It’s an engaging and delightful way to make every day of December a celebration, creating cherished childhood memories with each window opened to reveal an assortment of Cadbury’s signature creamy and smooth chocolates.

Alongside the Advent Calendar, Cadbury offers a selection of classic Christmas favorites, including Cadbury Marshmallow Santa Sharepack, Cadbury Magical Elves Sharepack, Cadbury Santa Sharepack, Cadbury Favourites, Cadbury Selections Box, and a kid-friendly Cadbury Advent Calendar.

The ten participating Fairprice stores are AMK Hub, Bukit Timah, Junction 8, Vivocity, Nex Mall, Jurong Point, Clementi Mall, City Square Mall, Waterway Point and Parkway Parade.

Cadbury Christmas 3D Advent Calendar

8. FLO Aroma

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FLO Aroma makes a great and practical affordable christmas gift as the FLO Aromatic Sachet ($28) offers a natural and effortless way to infuse small spaces with delightful scents. Designed for wardrobes, drawers, handbags, luggage, or any enclosed area, these sachets provide up to 2 to 3 months of lasting fragrance. The convenience lies in each box, containing an outer pouch and vacuum-sealed scented content, guaranteeing freshness until opened.

The festive spirit is elevated with a variety of holiday scents like candy cane, xmas tree, winter wonders, and more. Beyond sachets, FLO Aroma presents the perfect aromatherapeutic gift with their room spray ($35), accompanied by a complimentary DIY Wood Ornament for a family-interactive activity. Spritzing the room spray transforms the ornament into a delightful wood diffuser, making FLO Aroma not just a scent but an experience, making it an ideal and affordable Christmas gift for spreading joy and creating memorable moments.

FLO Aroma

9. The Body Shop

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Choosing The Body Shop for your Christmas gifts is a thoughtful and affordable way to bring joy to your loved ones during the holiday season. From stocking fillers to more luxurious treats and specially curated Christmas gift sets, their offerings are sure to bring smiles even to the Grinch’s face.

The best part is that The Body Shop offers gifts at a wide range of price points, with options as affordable as $10. Consider their Rich & Creamy Avocado Mini Gift ($27), featuring products enriched with avocado oil and Community Fair Trade shea butter. The silky shower cream and intensely creamy Body Butter provide luxurious self-care for dry skin. Last but not least, the Hugs & Kisses Almond Milk Hand & Lip Duo, also priced at $27, offers instant hydration with vegan and ethically sourced ingredients.

This Christmas, The Body Shop allows you to share the gift of love, self-care and sustainability without breaking the bank.

The Body Shop

10. Chomel

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With over two decades of establishment and a name that translates to ‘cute’ or ‘pretty’ in Malay, Chomel provides contemporary, high-quality jewelry and accessories at budget-friendly prices.

Chomel’s thoughtfully curated collections include a wide array of necklaces, earrings and bracelets that are easily mix-and-matchable for everyday wear or special occasions. They also offer a diverse range of hair accessories and handbags to complete your overall look. From everyday classics to the latest fashion trends, their wide variety ensures you can effortlessly find the perfect combination of jewelry and accessories to complement your outfit.

Consider affordable gift options like the Ribbon Cubic Zirconia Necklace and the Ribbon Mother of Pearl Necklace, priced at just $29 and $26 respectively. With Chomel, you can give the gift of style without straining your budget this Christmas.

Chomel

11. Truffula Forest

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Truffula Forest stands out as a homegrown lifestyle concept e-store dedicated to enhancing your living space and daily life with refined essentials.

What makes Truffula Forest exceptional is its eclectic style, which beautifully blends aesthetics with functionality. Their collection features a mix of classic and modern homewares and lifestyle products, ensuring there’s something to inspire every individual’s living space and everyday routines.

The gift sets offered by Truffula Forest cater to a variety of preferences. For those who appreciate aesthetics, the sweet pink Bathe and Vanity set at $39.95 is a delightful choice. Coffee lovers will adore the Butter Coffee Essentials priced at $42.95, while culinary enthusiasts will appreciate the Bundle – Le Kitchen set at $33.95. These affordable gift options make Truffula Forest the perfect place to find unique, practical and stylish presents this Christmas.

Truffula Forest

12. Typo

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Typo is a versatile online store that offers a wide array of choices, ranging from home and living items to stationery, bags, totes, ornaments, and much more. In addition, they also offer collaborative products with beloved popular brands like Barbie, Black Pink, Care Bears, and Mickey Mouse, just to name a few.

Typo understands the importance of budget-friendly gifting. Their offerings start at just a few dollars, making them perfect for thoughtful small gifts or secret Santa exchanges with specific budget constraints. To make your shopping even more convenient, you can easily filter their online shop by “Gifts under $10, $20, $30”, tailoring your choices to your budget.

Notable among their Christmas selections is the Christmas x Mickey collection, featuring charming items like the Disney Shaped Desk Lamp at $29.99 and the Disney Christmas Snowglobe priced at $19.99.

Typo

13. Gift Cards from Love, Bonito

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Choosing Love, Bonito for affordable Christmas gifts in Singapore is a smart move, especially if you’re considering gift cards. Gift cards are the perfect choice, as they ensure your loved ones can pick their ideal gift, avoiding the risk of selecting something that doesn’t suit their tastes. Fashion is a personal matter, and everyone has unique preferences, making gift cards a thoughtful and practical choice.

Love, Bonito is a local, homegrown brand that has been gaining popularity in recent years. Designed in Singapore, their styles are crafted with care, emphasising quality and value through thoughtful and functional design elements. Their in-house designers are dedicated to perfecting the Asian fit, catering to the everyday modern Asian woman.

Love, Bonito

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