As non-essential shops and outdoor travel remain closed amid the Coronavirus outbreak, letterbox gifts have become the perfect way to tell someone how much they mean to you.
Letterbox gifts help people to continue to show their love to friends and family, without having to leave the house. They can include personalised gifts from packets of coffee, chocolate, pyjamas, biscuits, whisky, pasta kits, wine, and a host of other gifts boxed ready for delivery.
To help senders find the perfect letterbox gifts, below is a list of the best gift ideas which are sure to bring a simile to the faces of those who are on the receiving end of them.
For those who just can’t get enough chocolate in their life, Prezzybox are offering a Cadbury’s letter box gift packed with chocolatey goodies.
From Dairy Milk bars, Twirls, Crunchies, Double Deckers, and Dairy Milk Caramel bars are all included.
Perfect for birthday surprises or snack deliveries for friends in need. You can even add a personalised note for an extra-special touch.
Whether it is sending a personalised gift to celebrate a new arrival, wedding, birthday Etsy offer a wide array of fabulous letterbox gift ideas.
The online retailer has letterbox gift ideas for everything, including a set for new babies which features organic cotton sleepsuits, scratch mitts, a short-sleeved bodysuits and dribble bibs.
Each set also comes in recyclable packaging and a personalised message from the sender.
Letterbox Gifts – Wine
The perfect gift for a wine lover, a bottle of delicious Rosé wine delivered in a unique flat-packed box and in a multi-award winning flat bottle.
Each letterbox wine set comes with a bespoke designed greeting card, which can be personalised.
The Rosé included in the box is a 75cl bottle of Rosal, 2018 vintage.
Letterbox Gifts, £21
Do you know someone who is a whisky lover? In need of new drams to sample? Letterbox Gifts offers a set of whiskies that’ll delight even the most traditional Scotch drinker.
Inside each box there is a 12 year old Bowmore, 10 year Laphroaih, 12 year Caol Ila 12 year, single malt Bunnahabhain, and an 8 year Lagavulin, plus helpful whisky tasting notes.
It can be made extra-special with the addition of seven mini “Enjoy” chocolates.
Letterbox Gifts, £29
Can’t get your usual cheese fix? Or someone you care about is in need of a cheese education? These cheese letterbox gifts offer everything necessary for a cheesy celebration.
Each box contains two of Britain’s best loved cheeses – Godminster’s award-winning cheddar and Craw Cryf, along with an assortment of biscuits, salted nuts, and red onion chutney.
Lovers of pasta can now have fresh pasta delivered straight to their doors courtesy of Not on the High Street and the Pasta Evangelists.
The pasta box comes with two restaurant-quality portions, one meat and other other plant-based, along with a collection of sauces and garnishes to complete the meal.
If you know someone who has a sweet tooth or just someone who cannot get enough of brownies, Amazon are offering letterbox gift boxes from Lola’s.
Each box comes with 12 handmade tasty brownies, from mint chocolate, chocolate heaven, salted caramel, coconut and raspberry, red velvet, chocolate orange, caramel popcorn, cookies and cream, pecan, peanut butter, rocky road, and an original brownie.
Truly a sweet treat dream!
To help celebrate a loved ones birthday, without actually being there, or cheer someone up, the Biscuiteers “Bee happy letterbox biscuits box” could be the perfect gift idea to spark some happiness.
Each adorable box includes five hand-iced biscuits, a personalised card, and a hand illustrated gift box.
Bloom & Wild
To help give homes an all-natural touch, Bloom & Wild are offering letterbox gift boxes packed with beautiful indoor plants.
The UK’d most-loved online florist has a host of low-maintenance plants capable of inject a touch of colour and life to any home.
Each gift box comes with a plant, care and attention guides, a pop-up pot, and a personal message.
Bloom & Wild, £30
If the lockdown has closed your favourite coffee shop, Union Coffee are offering to bring the coffee to your home with their letterbox gift boxes.
The online coffee retailer’s letterbox gift boxes contain three luxury coffee variations – the house roast blend, revelation blend, and bobolink.
Each coffee bag is 200g and can come as wholebeans or ground to be filter, cafetiere or espresso ready. Senders can also add a personalised message for the recipient at checkout.
Union Coffee, £23