November 24, 2023 - 4 minute read
Christmas may be the season for giving, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend big. When it comes to finding the best Christmas gifts on a budget, we have you covered. From hair-styling tools to gaming accessories, here are this year’s best Christmas gift ideas under $30.
As we deck the halls and get into the festive spirit, Christmas is the perfect excuse to shower our friends, family, teachers, colleagues and neighbours with small Christmas gifts to show our appreciation for all they do. You’ll also find some great Secret Santa gift ideas on the list.
“When I’m struggling to think of the perfect Christmas gift idea for someone, I find that kitchenware, such as nice coffee glasses, is always a good practical option.” Tracey Ellis, The Good Guys Buyer – Portable Appliances
Here are our top 10 Xmas gifts under $30 – all available at The Good Guys!
The festive season can be a stressful time of year, so why not give the gift of relaxation with this compact massager? The three illuminated massage heads will help loosen up those knots in your back, neck, arms and legs in no time! This handy little stocking stuffer can be used in the home, office or on the go.
Espresso yourself this Christmas with the perfect gift for the coffee enthusiast in your life – a pack of two stylish, dishwasher-safe cappuccino glasses. Made from a double wall of hand-blown borosilicate glass, these De'Longhi glasses are designed to keep coffee (or eggnog) at that ideal temperature for longer.
Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast on Christmas morning (and every other morning for that matter)? Up your pancake-making skills by cooking two perfectly golden pancakes at a time in under two minutes! The deep cooking wells mean you can use this cool appliance to create biscuits and other goodies to leave for Santa as well.
With all the events and parties of the silly season, a good hair straightener is a must for anyone looking to dress to impress. By using technology that distributes the heat evenly and prevents long-term damage, the Remington Smooth Finish Ceramic Hair Straightener will make you look and feel like you just walked out of the salon.
When it comes to budget gifts for the young and young-at-heart gamers in your life, you can’t go past this pair of Joy-Con steering wheels. Simply attach a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller to the wheel and buckle up – you’ll feel like you’re Daniel Ricciardo racing around the track.
For that friend or colleague who loves to bake, this colourful set of measuring cups will be a welcome addition to their kitchen. Featuring eight measuring cups ranging in size from 1/4 teaspoon through to 1 cup, this set clips together neatly for easy storage. It’s also BPA free and can be washed in the dishwasher (bonus!).
Looking for Xmas gift ideas for your friend’s children or the kids next door? Make dental care fun with these colourful, character-based electric toothbrushes from Oral B. Available in Frozen and Star Wars designs, these whimsical toothbrushes remove more plaque than ordinary manual toothbrushes, which is good news after all those sugary Christmas treats!
There’s nothing like a good blow-dry to make you feel a million bucks and with the Remington Aero 2000W Hair Dryer, you can wrap that feeling and give it as a Christmas gift. Featuring three heat and two speed settings, as well as a Cool Shot function, an ergonomic handle and a hang loop, this hair dryer ticks all the right boxes.
“There’s nothing like some much-needed self-pampering during the festive season to refresh you for the year ahead, so I like to give styling and personal care gifts to my loved ones to help them relax and reset.” Tracey Ellis, The Good Guys Buyer – Portable Appliances
For the health-conscious friend, this versatile salad dressing shaker is the answer to making those boring salads more exciting. Not only can it be used for mixing dressings, sauces or marinades, but it’s also great for serving and storing, too. Plus, the shaker has a leak-proof seal, so you can pack it in your lunch bag or picnic basket and take it with you, without fear of spilling.
For that foodie friend who has everything, this nifty spiralizer is the answer. Featuring two styles of spiralizing blade for different noodle thicknesses, Spiro makes creating veggie noodles quick and easy. If that’s not enough, it also has a handy grating blade for cheese and salads. As you grate, the food is collected in the base, which means less work cleaning up later. If that doesn’t say ‘Merry Christmas’, nothing will!
Still not sure what to buy? We have plenty more Christmas gift ideas in-store and online. Whether you’re looking for small kitchen appliances or personal care products, The Good Guys has your Christmas list sorted. Maybe someone should let Santa know?