10 Best Gift Ideas Under $100

February 23, 2024 – 4 min read

If you are keen to stick to a budget this Christmas – we have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for you. From massagers to coffee machines, to smartwatches and TV technology, you can find something to suit your budget, and that your family and friends will love. We’ve hand-picked awesome gift ideas for under $100 that even the fussiest of recipients would love to receive!

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1. Kitchen Gadgets

It can feel a bit overwhelming to sift through different kitchen appliances for gift options – especially when you’re trying to pick out the perfect item. That’s why we’ve made it a little bit easier for you by compiling our top recommendations. Here’s a few of the best kitchen appliance gifts for that special someone – all under $100! 

Top Pick: Russell Hobbs Sandwich Press 
Russell Hobb’s Sandwich Press is designed to toast sandwiches just the way you like it. It includes a floating hinge to ensure the top plate lies flat on top of the bread, whether your loved one like a panini, turkish bread, focaccia, wrap or a traditional cheese toastie. Plus, with a lid lock, it can be stored away vertically for ease and space saving in any kitchen. 

Product image of the Russell Hobbs Sandwich Press in Red

2. Smart Watch

The best budget smartwatch models still allow you to track your health and fitness from your wrist and aren't as prohibitive in terms of price as the premium models. If you want a smartwatch that covers the basics at a fraction of the price, we've got you covered. 

Top Pick: Ryze Elevate Smartwatch

It’s true! The Ryze Elevate Smartwatch has everything they could wish for without the hefty price tag. Touch screen? Tick. Step tracker? Tick. Distance tracker? Tick. Calories burnt? Tick. Sleep tracker? Tick. Water resistant? Tick. Text message, WhatsApp, Instagram etc notifications? Tick. It comes in black and white. Perfect. 

Product image of the Ryze Elevate Smartwatch in Dark Grey with Black Strap

3. Streaming Devices

There are so many ways to watch online content on TV - which means there’s more affordable options available that won’t break the bank. If your special someone is a serious media streamer that loves their entertainment, here are some top picks that are sure to help level up their binge-watching sessions.   

Top Pick: Google Chromecast

Streaming from a phone, laptop, Mac, iPad or tablet straight to the TV via a Wi-Fi network is easy with Google Chromecast. Your giftee can use it to catch-up on TV with free-to-air to streaming, watch subscription streaming services like Netflix and Binge, and even enjoy live sport on the internet, just by plugging in the Google Chromecast to the TV (via the HDMI port), and clicking play on the device.

Product image of the Google Chromecast with Google TV (4K) in Snow

4. Massage Gun

It’s the popular gift that is worth all the hype – the massage gun is perfect after a stressful day at work or a particularly rigorous workout. Taking the time to reset the body has a significant positive impact on the mind. No need to check-in to a spa to cure the mid-week blues, massage guns are portable, lightweight, and surprisingly effective, with the power to alleviate pain from sore, overworked muscles at the press of a button - no matter where you are. 

Top Pick: Homedics Physio Massage Gun

Anyone for a massage gun? You legit can’t go wrong with the Homedics Physio Massage Gun.  With one button control, a choice of intensity levels and one hour run time this is the perfect gift for any gym-junkie. 

Product image of the Homedics Physio Massage Gun

5. Coffee Machine

Whether the coffee-loving people in your life simply need caffeine to wake up or those that love to measure, grind, filter to get the perfect brew, The Good Guys have the perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life. 

Top Pick: Sunbeam Iced Coffee Machine


Know someone who loves coffee but doesn’t have a coffee machine at home? Check out the Sunbeam Iced Coffee Machine for a perfectly made iced coffee every morning (and afternoon).

Sunbeam Iced Coffee Machine

6. Air Fryers

Who doesn’t love all things crispy and crunchy (especially when they don't include those extra calories!)? Unlike traditional cooking techniques, air fryers use a combination of super-heated air and a little ingenuity to turn your favourite dishes into crispy delights with just a sprinkle of oil. Air Fryers have quickly become a must-have benchtop appliance for kitchens across Australia, and you could spoil a loved one this Christmas with one under $100! 

Top Pick: Tefal Easy Fry Classic Air Fryer

With so many incredible features like the Grill, Bake, Fry and Roast mode, a 1.2kg capacity and high temperature control, you can't go wrong with this pick from Tefal. Healthier, crunchy cooking will be a breeze! 

Product image of the Tefal Air Fryers.

7. Gaming Cards

Gaming is a serious business and for those who love playing online, there is nothing better than receiving a gaming card to pick whatever games they want! Cards can also be used to purchase and download new games in the online PlayStation and Xbox stores. Gamers will absolutely LOVE you for it. 

Top Pick: Sony PlayStation Gift Card 
Save the stress of picking out which game to get the gamer in your life and surprise them with a gaming gift card from Sony. They can be redeemed for anything on PlayStation Store, games, add-ons, memberships, and more. 

Product image of the Sony PlayStation Gift Card Up $100 (ESD)

8. Hair Curler

Have a beauty and hair devotee in your life? A new hair styler is often top of their wish list. Here are our favourite affordable hair stylers that will leave hair looking shiny and effortlessly styled.  

Top Pick: Remington 3 in 1 Curler 

The Remington 3 in 1 Curler will make achieving beach waves and soft curls easy, and many will think you’ve just stepped out of the hairdresser. Variable heat settings and three interchangeable barrels for three different styles will give you the freedom to achieve the look you want without heading into the salon. 

Product image of the Remington 3 in 1 Curler

9. Wireless Headphones & Earbuds

Listening to music on headphones is awesome, but listening to music wirelessly is even better. It’s no surprise wireless headphones and earbuds have become very popular but there’s no need to spend hundreds. Here’s our top picks for the audio fan in your life!  

Top Pick: JBL Wave Flex Earbuds 

These earbuds are connected via Bluetooth, meaning there are no wires during wear, so they’ll quickly become your best friend at the gym (drown out the bad music and gym junkie sounds), when out for a run or walk, or even when you need to concentrate in the office. The pure bass sound will also do your fave tunes justice. 

Product image of the JBL Wave Flex Earbuds

10. Slow Cookers

Slow cookers aren’t just great for your bold weekend feasts - they allow you to prepare mid-week meals in advance and have them ready when you get home. Add your ingredients in the morning, set the timer, and come home to a hot, delicious meal that makes your kitchen smell unbelievable. 

Top Pick: Russell Hobbs 7L Matte Black Slow Cooker!

This is out of the box and the foodies in your life who are ALWAYS cooking will thank you for the time they save with this slow cooker! It has a 7-litre capacity, and is perfect for creating delicious slow cooked meats, soups, casseroles and more with minimal effort.

Product image of the Russell Hobbs 7L Matte Black Slow Cooker

Shop More Great Slow Cookers


Russell Hobbs 3.5L Slow Cooker

Sunbeam 5.5L Slow Cooker


The Good Guys knows good gifts, so visit us in-store or online for a huge range of great gift ideas under $100. You’re sure to find something for everyone!

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