A bit procrastinated on holiday gift shopping this year? Don’t panic: Thanks to unique subscription services, handy digital gift cards, and of course super-fast Amazon Prime shipping, it’s not too late to pack a thoughtful gift for everyone on your list.
To help you get started, we’ve rounded up our favorite great gifts that will arrive before the holidays — some even instantly. Need more gift ideas? Check out our favorite gift ideas for men, gift ideas for women, and Nordstrom gifts.
Our favorite cheap earbuds that sound better than basic AirPods for a fraction of the price. They make a great gift for someone who hasn’t yet discovered the joy of cutting the cord.
Blended with antioxidant-rich Lychee Berry Oil, moisturizing Sweet Almond Oil and fine Himalayan Pink Salt, this luxurious scrub gently exfoliates without irritating or drying the skin.
Pair your Coffee Club subscription with these adorable heat and condensation resistant insulated mugs, a set of two with over 11,000 5-star ratings.
If they have a bunch of travel plans this year, gift them our picks for the best travel pillows of 2022. The Cabeau is firm enough to support our heads and necks, soft enough to sleep in and so portable that you can compress it down to half its size.
Featuring tinted glass and a gold-tone lid, this candle looks as good as it smells. Woody scents are also perfect for cozy winter nights. Check out more of our favorite candles here.
Avocados are great, but sliced? Not that much. That’s why this handy avocado slicer is the perfect Christmas gift for the avocado lover in your life.
With eight massage modes, three levels of pressure, and heat, this electronic neck massager will soothe sore, tired muscles and let you release some stress on vacation.
Reusable Stasher bags are oven, freezer, dishwasher, and microwave safe, making them a great eco-friendly addition to any kitchen. Use them to store snacks, preserve leftovers or even cook sous-vide.
With Prime Shipping and every letter of the alphabet in stock, this delicate necklace is a last-minute gift that still makes a statement.
Bedsure’s best-selling blankets come in 26 brilliant colors and five sizes, many with as fast as next-day delivery. The microfleece yarns are soft and velvety, and if you accidentally spill them while snuggling, the entire blanket is machine washable.
Take the tension out of big family gatherings with this cozy card game filled with thoughtful, bonding questions.
Send a festive wreath, bouquet or centerpiece, or gift a monthly sustainably sourced flower delivery subscription. Overnight shipping is available on many products, and you can even get same-day delivery in New York City and Washington, DC.
Goldbelly offers gourmet treats and sweets from restaurants and bakeries across the country, and you can instantly send a digital gift card to your recipient’s email address. If you have a specific treat in mind (for example, a bagel from their favorite New York deli), you also don’t need a delivery address: Goldbelly will send an e-gift and let them schedule delivery at their convenience.
Bookshop.org gift cards never expire, and the site offers a huge selection of books. Best of all, your purchase will help support independent bookstores across the country.
Gift this top-of-the-line decanter to your favorite wine taster, it easily attaches to any bottle and is guaranteed to aerate much faster than traditional decanters.
Rent the Runway offers several gift membership options, allowing you to rent up to 16 designer items per month. Change items according to your schedule so your wardrobe always feels fresh and clutter-free.
Print wallet-sized photos directly from your phone with this adorable, portable device. The printer comes with 10 sheets of smudge-resistant sticky backing, and HP’s Sprocket app even lets you add fun filters and frames to your images before printing.
We love StoryWorth, a service that sends your grantees once a week thoughtful questions designed to elicit meaningful stories about their lives. A year later, StoryWorth has compiled your loved ones’ answers into a beautiful hardcover keepsake book. This is a very personal gift that you and your loved ones will cherish for years to come. Shipping time won’t be an issue since you can start sending questions right away.
Give away on-demand digital lessons with world leaders, best-selling authors, Michelin-starred chefs, and more. Classes include everything from activism with Malala Yousafzai to problem solving with Bill Nye. With new lessons added every month, there’s always more to learn.
Perfect for those seriously missing out on travel, Universal Yums offers a unique treat from a new country each month, along with a booklet of international trivia and games. Check out the Yum Store to see what you can expect. Now, when you gift a 6 or 12 month subscription, you also get a free box.
Not only is this down jacket warm, lightweight and stylish, it also packs easily into the included drawstring carry bag so you can throw it in your backpack (and even use it as a pillow on flights and camping trips!). The Puffer is available in over 20 colors and sizes from XS to XXL.
Our reviewers love the Atlas Coffee Club, which offers you up to 48 ounces of freshly roasted single-origin coffee from around the world each month. The delivery also includes a postcard from the coffee’s country of origin, a description of the coffee’s backstory, and tips for making the best tasting coffee.
This bartending set includes everything your favorite cocktail lover needs to make drinks at home, including a stainless steel shaker, mixing spoon, stirrer, two pourers, a double shaker and a stack of all the classics Illustrated recipe card.
Everyone needs a pair of furry slippers to wear around the house. Parlovable is available in eight colors and has 13,000 5-star ratings, with customers loving how soft and comfortable they are. One reviewer said, “I look forward to getting up in the morning just to put these on.”
Whether you’re ready for an epic trip or just want to try something new, Rosetta Stone is still a great language learning tool. Gifting a Rosetta Stone is easy too, with the option to include a personalized message and select a specific electronic delivery date for your recipient.
An Audible membership is a great gift for those who always complain that they never have time to read anymore. With access to a library of thousands of audiobooks, they can immerse themselves in a new memoir during their commute or finish a classic while preparing dinner. (If someone already has an Audible membership, you can also gift them a specific audiobook!)
With thousands of unique, handmade, and customizable products, Etsy is another great gift card option that you can print at home or email instantly.
Bespoke Post’s lifestyle subscription boxes are perfect for dads, boyfriends, and brothers who have a hard time shopping (of course, plenty of women will love its high-quality products, too). Boxes come in thoughtful themes like ‘Details’, featuring a business card holder, Kaweko fountain pen, and a small gold mirror; and ‘Restore’, which offers everything you need to refresh your mind on the go. Get a standalone box for $70, or subscribe to keep the fun going for $49.