The 30 best Christmas gifts for couples that they'll both love

We've compiled the best Christmas gifts for couples they'll enjoy together, from excursions to kitchen gadgets

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Discover the best Christmas gifts for couples that suit all interests and budgets. 

We’ve hand-picked the season’s hottest gifts for couples lining the shelves, with a range of ideas that will please not one, but two people at once. 

Whether they’re adrenaline junkies or amateur chefs, our curation runs the gamut from kitchen gadgets to personalized heirlooms. And as dedicated shopping experts, we made our list versatile—highlighting great finds for friends and the best Christmas gifts for your parents, too.

What gifts are good for couples at Christmas?

Be it a married couple or a newly dating pair, the best gifts for couples are suited for both partners. And while we’re sure they’ll love separate presents, all those couples you know will appreciate something they can enjoy together. With this in mind, we recommend the following shopping tips:

  • Go personal: Customized gifts are special and, more importantly, practical. From personalized passports to calendars, they’re truly unique to each partner and their connection.
  • Get practical: Think of solutions to their everyday problems. Maybe they need a new blender for their daily smoothies or an outdoor blanket for their lazy Sundays in the park. Perhaps, they’re eyeing a weighted blanket for the imminent cold weather. Either way, they’ll appreciate your thoughtful approach.
  • If in doubt, pick experiences: Products are lovely to give as presents as they can stand the test of time and provide pleasure for years to come. But unwanted gifts are a wasted opportunity (and a waste of money for the gift-giver), so if you're unsure of what to get a couple for Christmas, a fail-safe gift idea is a joint experience. You can't go wrong with spa vouchers, experience days, gift tokens for their favorite restaurant, or a romantic weekend away. They all make lovely gifts whatever the couple's taste and really, what's not to like? 

Best Christmas gifts for couples over $100/£100

OXO 9-Cup Coffee Maker

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1. OXO 9-cup coffee maker

Specifications
RRP: From $209/£313
Delivery: 5-8 day delivery
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Easy to use+Retains the coffee's temperature without burning it+Dishwasher-safe parts

With premium tech, the OXO 9-Cup Coffee Maker crafts rich, flavorful cups of Joe in under eight minutes. Earning a top spot in our best coffee machines guide, it leverages practical accouterments one would hope to find in a coffee maker, such as a silicone mixing tube for blending and a rainmaker head, which evenly disperses water over settlings. It also includes a timer function that can be programmed up to 24 hours in advance, along with a count-up timer. Not to mention, the handle is easy to pour, offering a comfortable grip.

Nutribullet Blender Combo

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2. Nutribullet Blender Combo

Specifications
RRP: $150/£149
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+1500-watt powerful motor+Sleek touchscreen display+Variable speeds and controls

Among the best blenders, the Nutribullet Blender Combo crafts smooth delights, from fresh smoothies to hearty soups. More notably, this gadget adapts to your container size, be it single-serve cups or a colossal pitcher. As you prep, its touchscreen will light up, presenting custom programs for your specific size and job. From there, it'll curate the perfect blend at the touch of a button. 

Amazon Echo Studio

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3. Amazon Echo Studio

Specifications
RRP: $199.99/£189.99
Delivery: 2-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Immersive sound experience+Offers voice control+Adaptable

Backed by five speakers, the Amazon Echo Studio has a crisp sound quality, adapting to the acoustics of your space. The studio features Alexa voice control, which allows users to stream tunes from Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music HD, and more. It also doubles as a built-in smart home hub, connecting with Zigbee-compatible devices like the Eero 6 dual Band Mesh Wi-Fi system

Sunnydaze Crossweave Outdoor Fire Pit

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4. Sunnydaze Crossweave Outdoor Fire Pit

Specifications
RRP: $248.99 / approx. £183
Delivery: 5-10 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Set includes essentials that eliminate the need for multiple purchases+Easy assembly+1-year manufacturer's warranty

This outdoor pit will get sparks flying, and we're not talking about fire flames. Perfect for large-scale and intimate gatherings, this appliance is made of hardwearing gauge steel, finished with high-temperature and rust-resistant paint. It comes with a metal spark screen for added safety, waterproof round cover, poker tool, and built-in wood-burning grate for optimal airflow. If you're across the pond, the GOOGNICE Fire Pit Garden Fire Pit is a similar dupe. A cozy date night is in order.

Aside from being great for lovebirds, this is one of the best Christmas gifts for dads who love any opportunity to upgrade their backyard.

Hunt A Killer Subscription

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5. Hunt A Killer: The Moon Summit Mystery Complete Box Set

Specifications
RRP: $155.84 / approx. £114.58
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Provides 10-15+ hours of gameplay+No subscription required+Suitable for 1-6 players

Couples who love to play board games or listen to crime podcasts will love this subscription gift. 

Transform their ordinary night-in into a gripping murder investigation with this special edition game by Hunt A Killer. Here, players are required to unearth the facts behind the fictional death of Toby Mendia, a graduate student whose body was found at Moon Summit National Park. Was his death accidental, or was foul play involved? A great idea if you're looking for Christmas gifts for friends too, bag yours ASAP to find out.

Moyes Stevens Marylin Monroe Bouquet with chocolates

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6. Moyes Stevens Marylin Monroe Bouquet with chocolates

Specifications
RRP: £150/£165
Delivery: 2-8 day delivery
Refundable: No
Region: UK
Reasons to buy
+An elegant display for any room+2-in-1 gift+Compact size

Christmas gifts for her can be hard to come by—they're either too expensive or qualify as cheap knickknacks. Albeit pricey, this stunning arrangement can be enjoyed by him, too, offering exceptional value. It brims with lush roses, seasonal greenery, and rich caramel truffles.

Furbo Dog Camera

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7. Furbo Dog Camera

Specifications
RRP: $161/£265
Delivery: 2-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Smart features+Creates 60-second highlight reel+Compact and portable design

The Furbo Dog Camera allows users to monitor, communicate, and toss treats to pets when they're not home. Powered by a high-quality HD camera, this gadget offers night vision and live stream video via a mobile app, where you can track your furry friend in real-time. It also includes a barking alert, which detects when your pet is barking and, accordingly, sends push notifications to your smartphone. 

Ideal if you're looking for Christmas gifts for dog lovers, we think they'll love the Doggy Diary feature the most. A cute perk, it's designed to create a 60-second highlight of your pet's activity. Every camera comes with a 30-day free trial for Furbo Dog Nanny, a premium monitoring service that alerts owners to potential hazards and risks. 

Best Christmas gifts for couples under $100/£100

Fortnum’s Personalized Blanc de Blancs Champagne, 75cl

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8. Fortnum & Mason Personalized Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Specifications
RRP: $65.49/£45
Delivery: 2-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Has an elevated feel compared to traditional liquor-based gifts+Customized to their liking+Rich taste

Help them toast the festivities with this sophisticated bottle of bubbly. Hailing from the brand behind the best Christmas hampers, this tipple is infused with an aged chardonnay blend that's light, refreshing, and packs a floral punch. You can get it personalized for an extra special touch, too. 

Personalized Leather Passport Case

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9. Personalized Leather Passport Case

Specifications
RRP: $59 / approx. £43.40
Delivery: 3-5 day shipping
Refundable: No
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Made of durable material+A convenient accessory for travel+Available in 10 colors

Crafted from soft pebbled leather, this case will protect and secure their passport as they travel. Our favourite part of this present is that you can add monogrammed initials in blind or foil debossing. Needless to say, it's a unique Christmas gift that's equally practical and thoughtful. 

Uncommon Goods The Anniversary Journal

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10. Uncommon Goods The Anniversary Journal

Specifications
RRP: $85 / approx. £62.47
Delivery: 1-month delivery
Refundable: Unlimited return policy
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Sentimental keepsake+Features fine quality paper+Instant heirloom

Go the extra mile with this timeless journal, ideal for those who love special keepsakes. With included prompts, the journal invites recipients to record cherished memories—plus add photographs and mementos through the years. The design is classic and elegant, with black silk moire binding and a shimmering foil-stamped cover. A lovely Christmas gift idea for grandparents that will then also turn into a special heirloom for the family. 

Instax Link Smartphone Printer

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Specifications
RRP: $99.95/£109
Delivery: 3-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Lightweight and portable design+Can customize photos+Comes with a USB charging cable

The Instax Mini Link prints photos with one click of a button—ideal for the couple that loves to display the pictures from their phone. The gadget connects up to five devices with a user-friendly mobile app, which allows users to transform photos into fun collages, colorfully bordered frames, split prints, and more. Digital natives will appreciate its ingenuity, making it one of the best Christmas gifts for teenagers, too.

Quility Premium Weighted Blanket

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12. Quility Premium Weighted Blanket

Specifications
RRP: From $59.99-$129.99 / £60.99-£71.99
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Soft and breathable+Vast sizes and weights available+May alleviate stress

Upgrade their cuddle sessions with the Quility Premium Weighted Blanket, featuring seven layers of soft, breathable cotton. For optimal support and comfort, the blanket evenly distributes pressure with micro glass beads. Choose among five colors and eight weights, ranging from five to 30 pounds (7kg and 9kg).

Mr & Mrs Smith Gift Card

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13. Mr & Mrs Smith Gift Card

Specifications
RRP: $50/£50
Delivery: Immediate
Refundable: Yes, should you cancel a reservation
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Variety of experiences+Can add a personal message+Immediate delivery

More often than not, lovebirds need a getaway. Cue: Mr & Mrs Smith, which offers a luxe selection of the world’s best boutique and luxury hotels, along with tailored experiences. They can embark on a weekend away at a posh villa, a spa retreat for two, and trips to some of the best holiday destinations for the over 50s.

Vinebox Fresh Reds Bundle

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14. Vinebox Fresh Reds Bundle

Specifications
RRP: $95 / approx. £69.85
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 60-day return policy
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Wide assortment+Unique flavor variety+100 ml bottles

Wine lovers, rejoice! Hand-selected by Vinebox, this collection spotlights all-new red wines from Europe, ranging from fruity and light to smoky and intense notes. Discover rich flavors from the cellars of Italy, Spain, and the south of France—an upgrade from their liquor store buys. Pair this present with one of the best alcohol advent calendars this year for the oenophiles who want to try a new wine every day in December. 

Best Christmas gifts for couples under $50/£50

Personalized Box of Date Cards

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15. Personalized Box of Date Cards

Specifications
RRP: $39.70/£28
Delivery: 5-10 day shipping
Refundable: No
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Provides activities they can do together+Customized to their liking+Fun and immersive

Chances are, they’ve missed out on a lot of dates this year, so why not make up for it in 2022? This unique gift features 52 surprise activities, plus five blank cards so they can write their own, too. Or, choose The Categorized Edition, featuring color-coded envelopes with pre-selected activities. In other words, one of the best Christmas gifts for couples who need a helping hand planning their date nights.

Datebox Club Monthly Subscription Box

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16. Datebox Club Monthly Subscription

Specifications
RRP: $36 for your initial box / approx. £19.12
Delivery: 10-20 day shipping
Refundable: Can cancel anytime
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Subscription offers all-new surprises every month+Everything is included for each activity, no need to shop for extra items+Unique

The DateBox Club delivers thoughtfully curated boxes designed to elevate date night. Each monthly bundle features user-friendly instructions, mapping out the evening of romance for them. Overall, it's a budget-friendly alternative that'll transform their space into an incredible venue.

Personalized Copper And Walnut Photo Calendar

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17. Personalized Copper and Walnut Photo Calendar

Specifications
RRP: $32.61/£23
Delivery: 3-10 day delivery
Refundable: No
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Keeps couple informed of important dates, events, etc.+Eases stress with planning and organization+Elevated design

Made from solid copper and walnut veneered wood fibers, this calendar displays special moments and milestones. To customize, simply choose their desired start month, upload photos, and add a message for the included gift card. A resounding crowd-pleaser when it comes to the best Christmas gifts for your wife and Christmas gifts for husbands.

The Spicery Three Month Food Truck Recipe Kit Subscription

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18. The Spicery Three Month Food Truck Recipe Kit Subscription

Specifications
RRP: $36.86/£26
Delivery: 3-10 day delivery
Refundable: Can cancel anytime
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Unique tastes and flavors delivered every month+Fosters discovery and comradery around meal prep

Meet the three-month subscription service inspired by the hottest Food Trucks across the globe. On the 27th of every month, your giftees will receive a curated box of freely mixed spices, all measured into individual portions. Their first kit will include a redeemable voucher, requiring them to input their information for future boxes. One of the best Christmas food gifts for couples eager to dive into new dishes, condiments, and more.

Amazon Fire Stick 4K

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19. Amazon Fire Stick 4K

Specifications
RRP: $49.99/£49.99
Delivery: 2-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Offers nearly 1 million TV episodes, movies, and other broadcasts+Smart functions+Hardwearing design

With the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, your recipients can binge the best Christmas movies on Hulu or the best Christmas movies on Netflix this festive season (plus 500,000 movies and TV episodes across platforms). Or, they can jam out to music through Alexa voice control.

Powered by a responsive interface, this device easily connects to high-definition televisions, Bluetooth headphones, and other platforms. Plus, users can watch live broadcasts and sports with subscriptions to YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling, and others.

The Big Cheese Making Kit

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20. The Big Cheese Making Kit

Specifications
RRP: $53/£37.50
Delivery: Depends on the region
Refundable: 28-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+User-friendly manual+Comes with the essentials for meal prep+100% vegetarian and gluten-free

The Big Cheese Making Kit offers a foray into the art of cheesemaking—ideal for retired couples, certified turophiles, and couples who simply enjoy great bites. This set offers step-by-step instructions, three-cheese molds, a thermometer, butter muslin, and a host of ingredients and recipes - as well as the opportunity to try something new together as a couple and have some fun!

Spa photo with white towel, stones, oils, and a candle on a black backdrop

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21. Spa Finder eGift Card

Specifications
RRP: From $50 / approx. £36.76
Delivery: Immediate
Refundable: No
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Expansive network+Ample options available+Immediate delivery

Pamper them with Spa Finder, a top-rated spa and salon gift card. Spa Finder partners with thousands of locations across the United States, so they're bound to find a relaxing excursion or treatment nearby. What's more, their gift card won't ever expire. 

If you have others on your wish list, this makes for one of the best Christmas gifts for your mom—they always deserve TLC.

Plant of the Month Club

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22. Plant of the Month Club

Specifications
RRP: $36 / approx. £26.45 per month
Delivery: Ships around the 15th of each month
Refundable: Can cancel anytime
Shipping: US
Reasons to buy
+Doubles as house decor+Easy assembly and clean up+Great for couples, families, kids, and more

Each month, The Plant Club ships you a new houseplant variety, plus unique pots, accessories, and hand-illustrated instructions. Boxes typically ship mid-month, and printable gift note downloads are available for a thoughtful touch. Overall, gardeners will appreciate the attention to plant design and maintenance, while new homeowners will love the diversity offered and the chance to fill their space with greenery. 

Buyagift Fun Together Gift Experiences Box

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23. Buyagift Fun Together Gift Experiences Box

Specifications
RRP: £39.99 / approx. $54.44
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: No (but you can make exchanges)
Region: UK
Reasons to buy
+Allows recipients to choose their gift+Variety of experiences+Valid for two years

From thrilling rally rides to afternoon tea, the Fun Together Box unveils thousands of activities that suit all tastes. Once the voucher is received, they can book their desired location and eagerly plan ahead. Buyagift is the UK's leading provider of unforgettable experiences and bespoke gifts. In other words, they're in good hands. 

Best Christmas gifts for couples under $30/£30

Virgin Experience Days Gift Card

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24. Virgin Experience Days Gift Voucher

Specifications
RRP: From £25 / approx. $34
Delivery: 3-5 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: UK
Reasons to buy
+Wide variety of options+Unconventional and conventional date ideas+Caters to various budgets

Virgin Experience Days eliminates the stress of choosing a present with curated vouchers. The experience-based company offers hundreds of activities, from aviation adventures and weekend getaways to ultra-luxe spa treatments. The order will ship within three to five business days and includes a 30-day return policy. 

Sur La Table Online Pasta 101 Class

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25. Sur La Table Online Pasta 101 Class

Specifications
RRP: $29 / approx. £21.33
Delivery: Immediate
Refundable: Cancel class within 48 hours for full refund
Region: US
Reasons to buy
+Fun and educational+Great for cooking enthusiasts+Virtual course

Embark on a gastronomic journey with this beginner's pasta class, where they'll create a mix of filled ravioli, tortellini, and agnolotti. During this course, they'll learn about the components of pasta, the best ingredients, and the most effective tools to use for prep. All attendees are required to download a prep packet filled with essential shopping lists before the day of class. Each class is held over a password-protected Zoom session.

Gift Republic 100 Movies Bucket List Scratch Poster

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26. Gift Republic 100 Movies Bucket List Scratch Poster

Specifications
RRP: $16.47/£12.99
Delivery: 5-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Shipping: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Encourages couples to achieve goals+Offers activities to do together+Doesn't take up excessive space

Whether they're into horror films or the romcoms in Hallmark's Christmas Movie Schedule, they'll love this unique movie poster. It features 100 must-see classics, like Pulp FictionShawshank Redemption, and The Notebook. The concept is simple: They can scratch off each bucket list film after they watch it and discover related artwork underneath. 

27. Airbnb Gift Card

Specifications
RRP: From $25/£25
Delivery: Immediate
Refundable: No
Shipping: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Allows them to choose their gift+Expansive variety of options+Caters to all budgets

Present your favorite vacationers with an Airbnb gift card, designed to eliminate the guesswork out of gift-giving. Airbnb is an online marketplace for vacation rentals and tourism activities, with nearly 5.6 million places to stay and thousands of experiences. You can send this gift via text or email, and it'll never expire. 

Editor's note: Gift cards cannot be resold, reloaded, transferred for value, or redeemed for cash.

Our Moments Couples: 100 Thought Provoking Conversation Starters

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28. Our Moments Couples: 100 Thought Provoking Conversation Starters

Specifications
RRP: $18.95/£16.95
Delivery: 2-8 day delivery
Refundable: 30-day shipping
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Best-seller on Amazon+Reasonably priced+Fosters vulnerability 

New couples will enjoy this card game designed to inspire conversation, from small talk to deeper topics. Each box features 100 question cards that encourage partners to develop intimacy, trust, and learn more about each other. And as far as cheap Christmas gifts go, it's a budget-friendly find that's anything but gimmicky.   

Picnic Outdoor Blanket

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29. Scuddles Picnic Outdoor Blanket

Specifications
RRP: From $26.99/£14.92
Delivery: 2-8 day shipping
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+Convenient packaging+Comes in a variety of prints, colors, and sizes+Lightweight

Every romantic picnic needs Scuddles, a durable and waterproof blanket that can withstand the elements. Be it a waterfront view or lush park, this mat can be easily transported with its foldable design and handy strap. Picnic parties aside, it doubles as a hardwearing beach mat, outdoor concert seating, and more. To clean it, simply shake it out and wipe off the excess dirt.

The Adults & Crafts Crate

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30. The Adults & Crafts Crate

Specifications
RRP: $30 / approx. £22 per month
Delivery: Ships around the 25th of each month
Refundable: Can cancel anytime
Region: US and UK
Reasons to buy
+New trendy projects are delivered every month+Educational and unique+Great for bonding

The Adults & Crafts Crate delivers project ideas with all of the tools, materials, and instructions included. This subscription service invites members to learn a new skill and trade, like candle making, wood making, and clock making. Each box ships around the 25th of each month, and you can request a certain delivery date when you place your order.

Dominique McIntee
Dominique McIntee

Dominique (Dom) is a very online shopping writer at Woman & Home, where she covers products, sales/deals, and market news across categories. Before joining the team, she penned stories as an editorial fellow at Insider Reviews, the affiliate commerce team at Insider Inc./Business Insider. The bespectacled NJ transplant specializes in commerce journalism, women’s lifestyle content, and hoarding makeup—much to her mother’s dismay. 


Her foray into storytelling began in the early aughts, the era in which she developed a passion for fiction writing and an aversion to math. This passion, along with many failed math exams, led her to Marist College, where she studied public relations, creative advertising, and English. 


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