Genius Gift Ideas For Those Who Left It to the Last Minute (Again)

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So, you (yet again) didn’t take advantage of the Black Friday, Cyber Monday and many other sales in the lead-up to Christmas, and are now scrambling to buy presents. You’re fully aware you have less than a week now and are certainly feeling the panic. What to buy? Not to worry, we’ve got you sorted.

Ahead, we share some of our favourite gift ideas for loved ones that you can get in time for December 25 and, even better, won’t showcase the fact they’re a last-minute purchase.

HOYTS Gift Card

This gift option is guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone’s face — and it’ll bring one to yours too! Give the gift of movie magic, while scoring yourself a great deal by gifting your loved ones a HOYTS Gift Card. Not only are they a great way to show someone you care, but from December 15–18, you can score 10%* off Gift Cards at your local HOYTS.

This offer is only available on Gift Cards purchased in cinema — so head into your local HOYTS and stock up on smiles and savings!


RedBalloon Voucher

Experiences make for great gifts, not to mention can be fairly easy to organise if you’ve left it to the last minute. Grab a RedBalloon voucher with either the specific experience or a value you decide. Experiences include everything from animal encounters and adventure sports, to fine dining lunches and scenic cruises. Vouchers are valid for five years.

RedBalloon Seaplane

Birth Chart Reading

Whether your loved one is into astrology or not, they’ll likely be interested in what a one-on-one session with an expert astrologer will tell them about their life. Book them a 90-minute online reading, $200, with Alex at Lusid who will help them understand their personal cosmic journey.

Image for Cosmic Reading from Lusid

Tiny House Stay

Tiny houses make for great getaways for wired folks, so if that description fits one of your loved ones, consider getting them a stay. Unyoked offer tiny homes all around Australia, some without phone reception and some even pet-friendly. Get your giftee a ‘prescription to the wilderness’ gift card with your choice of value and an add-on of a ‘remedy kit’.