On the hunt for a congratulations gift almost as great as the big event you’re buying for?
Whether it’s a well done for passing those all important exams, a new job present, or an engagement congratulations gift, we’ve got you sorted with these must-have congratulations gift ideas ideal for all ages.
Trust us, they’re bound to be bowled over by these thoughtful presents…
1. New Housewarming Gifts
There’s no feeling more momentous than standing on your own two feet and buying or renting your first ever home. Why not help them to celebrate their fresh start by buying them a housewarming gift that’ll truly help?
If they’re working with a complete blank canvas and need everything from the kitchen sink to a staple sofa, they’ll certainly appreciate an IKEA gift card. They’ll be able to grab pretty much everything they need under one roof and a little credit from you is sure to help them on their way when shopping IKEA’s affordable purchases. It’s a great place to start too with stacks of inspiration on display and the latest Swedish homeware trends set up ready for them. You’re not simply giving them a little helping hand but a seriously fun day out too. It’s where dream homes are made!
If they’re after more of a finishing touch to their fresh space or some fabulous appliances, why not ping them a John Lewis gift card? They’ll be able to snap up some great big name brands from Bosch and LG fridges and washing machines to Samsung and Sony televisions. Staple home pieces can be super costly, so they'd be sure to appreciate a little help with pieces that’ll keep their home ticking over from day to day.
A house is not a home though without some home comforts. Help them to add a little personality to their space with a Homesense gift card. There’s an abundance of fab finds at affordable prices from Homesense furniture including statement armchairs and coffee tables, to wall art, Homesense rugs, cushions, and quirky ornaments from the biggest designer names in homeware. Give them the gift of this exciting scavenger hunt as they see who can find the best big brand bargains. It’s the destination for finding the perfect pieces to put their stamp on the place.
2. Seriously BIG Birthday Gifts
Got a great big birthday coming up and need a gift that’ll really wow? There’s no better way to mark a really special occasion than with a sparkly memento that they can keep for years to come. Whether it’s a statement ring featuring a special date, a bracelet with a message inscription, or a stunning pair of standout earrings, with an Ernest Jones gift card or H Samuel voucher, they can choose a jewellery style they’ll truly adore.
A fabulous gift to celebrate that landmark birthday, you really can’t go wrong with a keepsake that’ll help them to remember that special day forever.
You could make the day feel particularly exceptional by gifting them a meal out that they can really get excited for. You can’t beat a slap up meal at Miller & Carter, home of succulent steaks, roasted lamb and tender chicken dishes. This fancy establishment is a great way to ring in their next birthday and they’re sure to be shouting about this decadent gift to all of their friends.
Perhaps you could utterly spoil them with a day out? If you think they could benefit with a well deserved rest to celebrate their big day, why not choose a seriously relaxing spa day with tantalizing treatments with these Lavish Spa vouchers? They'll be able to pick their ideal location and can relish in a little me time enjoying delicious food and the spa’s indulgent facilities from saunas and jacuzzis to massages too, the day is all theirs after all. A great celebratory gift for mums who never stop, hard workers, and those who just love a good pampering.
If you really want to make it the birthday of a lifetime, why not give them a gift they can count down to with excited anticipation? They won’t forget a Virgin Experiences gift card in a hurry. Thanks to this exhilarating gift card they can choose to spend their big day ticking off one of their greatest bucket list goals. Whether it’s a hot air balloon ride, a racing car driving experience, a flying lesson, or even a trip to a must-see and do attraction such as the Harry Potter studios or The Crystal Maze experience, they’re certain to get hyped up selecting their dream day.
3. Happily Ever After Engagement, Wedding, and Anniversary Gifts
If it’s a delicious dinner out they deserve to kick off their happy new lives together, why not treat them to a candle lit dinner at a restaurant that’s a bit more swanky? A Browns Bar & Brasserie voucher is certain to make them feel spoiled. Or perhaps you want to celebrate the engagement as a full family? You can’t go wrong with taking everyone to a good Italian such as Ask Italian or Zizzi. If it’s a good old knees up you’d like to help put money towards, why not pick a Turtle Bay gift card? They can enjoy delicious Caribbean cuisine along with super tasty cocktails that are sure to turn the event into something really special. If you want to give them even more of a choice when it comes to celebratory tipples, it’s an All Bar One gift card you want to send. They can choose between wines, beers, cocktails and more enjoyed in stylish city settings.
Instead of congratulating them after the event, why not send a prezzy prior to help them get ready for their big day? We’ve got a stack of great fashion gift cards on offer and there’s everything covered from stunning occasion wear ideal for everything from hen do’s to engagement parties.
Whether it’s a gorgeous new dress they’re after, or a snappy suit, Mango gift cards, Harvey Nichols vouchers, and John Lewis gift vouchers are ideal buys for giving them the option of choosing sophisticated and dapper styles ready for their big close up. They’re sure to appreciate this practical gift that’ll make sure they’re feeling as fab as their wonderful news and look great in those all important couples snaps.
4. For the New Jobs, Big Promotions and Exam Result Successes
A great one to celebrate exam wins, new jobs and promotions, why not set that special person up with a useful present that will actually help them on their new venture? Whether it’s a staple notebook they need for those all important new job notes, or some handy books ready for their new course or career, they can select the tools they need to help them prepare with a must-have Amazon voucher. Sending them this gift to their inbox means that they can pick the stationery or utilities they need to support them, selecting products from the super quirky to business professional. This Amazon gift card also makes a great last minute gift as they can enjoy next day delivery on many products so no matter how near their start date, they can use this handy new job present on you, stat.
If you want to surprise them with a congratulatory gift that’s a bit more significant, or want to give them credit towards that essential tech they’ll need for their new role, look no further than an Argos gift card or Currys voucher. Laptops, iPads, earphones, and more, they can update that much needed tech in minutes with one of these awesome gifts!
How about taking the kids out to their favourite eatery to celebrate that big exam success? There’s all sorts on the menu with child friendly Pizza Hut vouchers, Toby Carvery gift cards for mini me’s who love a good roast, or take them to the place all the teens love to go with a Nando’s gift voucher. Shaking up their usual routine is sure to make the littles in your life feel special.
Or how about treating the new student in your life to some fresh looks to help them stock up ready for an exciting new start at university? Why not grab the smarty pants a Primark gift card to help them get their wardrobe sorted for socialising? Joggers, party looks, essential PJs and more, they’ll love picking the trends they adore. With Primark’s affordable prices they’ll be able to bag a load of new looks for their buck. Or how about selecting an Asos voucher? If they’re big into their brands and want to buy an outfit or statement piece that’ll really make them feel fabulous, Asos have got the garb they want most. A statement piece like a coat will also help them to remember you as they set off on their new adventure and will make them feel a little less homesick too. We all know many students are a little tight on money too so this is a fabulously practical way to congratulate them.
5. New Baby Gifts For Mums-To-Be
If you’re looking to buy them a pregnancy congratulations gift or want to help them celebrate the little one’s safe arrival, boy do we have the perfect present. From maternity clothing for the new mum-to-be and the cutest personalised clothing for tiny toes, to all important equipment and gorgeous toys, look no further.
If you’re wanting to send them a gift that feels a bit more personal, why not choose a Jojo Maman Bebe gift card? This gorgeous little baby boutique will allow them to snap up everything from newborn gear and baby blankets with the new additions' name on, to solid, beautifully made wooden toys that’ll last for years to come. There’s all those essential must-haves on offer too from changing mats to food prep and bath essentials. With all of that choice at one place, this Jojo Maman Bebe voucher makes an ideal baby shower gift.
Set to become a new grandparent or have a sibling who is expecting? If you really want to buy a gift that’ll wow, why not help the new parents to purchase a stylish new buggy or car seat for their little bundle of joy? There’s stacks of great names to choose from with an Argos gift card. Or perhaps you could help them snap up some nursery furniture to help them get set up appropriately for the new arrival?
As we all know babies grow super fast and they grow out of clothing even faster. You can’t go wrong with sending them an M&S gift card where the new parents can choose between an abundance of gorgeous, great quality clothing styles that are sure to stand out. What’s even better is that by pinging them this gift the giftees can select the opportune time to spend their credit when they need it most. An M&S voucher is also a great option to gift to the new mum in pregnancy or postpartum, so she can treat herself to some appropriate maternity wear that’ll keep her feeling comfy while looking like her stylish self.
Ensure the excited new parents can buy the kit and clothing they really want and aren’t lumbered with duplicates they don’t need. Trust us, they’ll thank you for one of these thoughtful gifts.
Whatever the special occasion, these celebratory gifts are sure to bowl them over. Whether you’re celebrating together or from afar, send them some well wishes to their inbox in minutes.