Want to send a gift to celebrate a special occasion or just because you miss someone? Gifts through the letterbox are not only convenient but will brighten up someone’s day.
While we social distance we have found many ways to celebrate a special occasion and let people know we miss them during this uncertain time. Depending on how much you want to spend and who you are sending a gift to, sending a gift straight to someone’s door can help celebrate their day even if it is not in person and remind a loved one that you are thinking of them.
Our top 10 picks fall into three different categories including flowers, food and drink boxes, personalised gifts and a company that does it all.
Bloom and Wild
- Price range: £22-45
- Delivery options: Royal Mail next day delivery across the UK, DPD guaranteed next day delivery as well as Bloom and Wild Now (a 2-hour flower delivery service for those London)
As the top rated UK’s online flower delivery company, Bloom and Wild are an online florist who deliver letterbox flowers. Ordering flowers has never been so easy. The flowers come in a box and can be posted through the letterbox or left on your doorstep. The flowers can either come arranged or be arranged by the receiver following an instruction guide. Bloom and Wild have redefined the flower delivery experience by delivering long lasting fresh flowers which are arranged creatively. To top the gift off, the sender is able to write a card with the flowers as well as have the choice to add a luxury add on.
Another growing concept, especially during covid-19 is sending home care packages to your employees – whether it is snacks, home essentials, picnic kits or even wellness boxes!
- Price range: £25-65
- Delivery options: Complimentary standard delivery, same day delivery in London and national UK delivery
With 300 seasonal varieties to choose from, Flowerbx has all the fresh flowers you would want to put a smile on somebody’s face. With same day or next day London deliveries, the online flower delivery company will source the freshest flowers and deliver them straight to your front door. With a beautiful impression every time, Flowerbx are delivering flowers as well as vases and accessories to those all around the UK.
- Price range: £22-64.99
- Delivery options: Free untracked next-day delivery when you order before 3:30pm, with two tracked options for an extra fee
Appleyard London are one of the best flower delivery services in the UK delivering luxury flowers. With the best ethical credentials, flowers from Appleyard London are easy to order and are delivered to your door in plastic free fully recyclable paper and cardboard packaging. Fancy going a little further? Appleyard London are giving customers the option to add a small donation to their purchase which they will match for the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal.
Food / Drink Boxes
- Price range: £6-45
- Delivery options: UK & internationally – Royal Mail tracked next day, same day delivery within London, click & collect London and weekend delivery
You can’t go wrong with biscuits and personalised biscuits make everything better. Ordering from Biscuiteers allows for professional and beautifully hand-iced biscuits which are a perfect unique gift. Biscuiteers will then deliver the biscuits to your door and are designed to fit through your letterbox. A perfect surprise for someone you miss or for someone celebrating alone during these difficult times.
- Price range: from £6.95+
- Delivery options: Royal Mail 1-2 working day delivery
Missing your local coffee shop or grabbing a coffee with someone special? Pact allows you to purchase a coffee subscription which can be cancelled, pause or rescheduled at any time, and even allow you to purchase one-off bags. The coffee is roasted fresh for your order and is guaranteed to be quality checked as Pact intends to change people’s mind about their view of coffee making those who love coffee love it even more and those who do not fall in love it for the first time. This gift is perfect to show that you have put thought into a present.
- Price range: Dependent on the product
- Delivery options: Different options depending on the small business
Looking for a gift for yourself? Your pet? A loved one? Notonthehighstreet has it all! From thoughtful personalised gifts to cards to food, their website has products from more than 5,000 of the UK’s best small creative businesses. Pick from unique never seen before products which can be personalised depending on who you want to send the gift to. There are options to send a gift box and a specific product giving you the opportunity to spread your love to those who you think deserves it.
- Price range: £5+
- Delivery options: Royal Mail and international shipments sent with DPD, DHL, TNT / UPS. Same day delivery for orders placed before noon.
Everybody loves a gift and Book Block does something for all occasions. From stationary, games, books, food, and more, Book Block has it all. With personalised cards and gift boxes, BookBlock is the home of creative gifting. Straight to your door or the receivers, it could not be easier. The best brands, useful gifts packaged in the design you pick and finished with a personalised card, you are able to send a gift to anyone in the UK. Fancy going a step further? Book Block even has the option to select or create your own gift box which is perfect when you cannot pick between all the fantastic products.
- Price range: £7.99+
- Delivery options: Royal Mail
Want more personalised gift options? Getting Personal makes moments personal with their extraordinary gifts which are perfect for all occasions or just because you fancy sending a gift. With unique products, from candles to chocolate to framed prints, Getting Personal has it all and more! With gift subscriptions or a one-off purchase, you are able to choose the perfect gift for a baby, a couple, or for anyone. Can you really go wrong with a personalised mug or chocolate letterbox hamper? We don’t think so!
- Price range: Dependent on product
- Delivery options: 3-11 working days
From photobooks, to prints, to face masks to photo mugs, Snapfish has more than you expect or could even want. Capturing the perfect moment has always been special and Snapfish allows you to look back at that moment on different products. The website and app allows customers to upload photos easily and pick the perfect product to gift yourself or for someone else. This is a time more than ever to remember all those amazing moments you have captured and what better way to remember them than have it stuck on a card, for example.
A mix of it all
- Price range: £6+
- Delivery options: Standard or Next Day Delivery
We all know someone who would like something from Oliver Bonas whether it is a book, puzzle, candle, clothes or something else, you can rarely go wrong with buying something from this lifestyle store. Oliver Bonas has a selection of it all from presents for a whole family, such as games or cook books, or for someone themselves such as a plant, sunglasses or earrings or simply a card. Oliver Bonas has it all. To top it off, Oliver Bonas even offer gift wrapping in store and on their website.