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The 20 Best Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas

We wish only words and feelings could suffice for holiday presents, but that is usually not the case. We always want to give people around us the best gifts possible - to express our love, and sometimes, just to meet expectations.

Multiplied by the growing number of people on your Christmas gift list, this can really dampen your spirits when you think about all the money that means you have to spend. But stop worrying, because we’re here to give you some crazy-affordable gift ideas that won’t break the bank. We’ll also cover how you can use your vehicle title for cash in the event of an emergency, but more on that later.

20 Affordable Gift Ideas 

1. Handwriting Bracelet

You can turn a memorable word, phrase, or line, written in your very own handwriting, into a gorgeous, dainty bracelet. Available from Etsy, this gift is a very personal and timeless gem you could give. special lady in your life.

2. Name Earrings

Another personalized and dainty piece of jewelry that she will treasure. You can find these earrings on Etsy, too! As an added bonus, you’d be supporting smaller business owners!

3. Mini Essential Oil Diffuser

The mini essential oil diffuser by Olivetech is a favorite for people who practice self-care or simply like to keep their room smelling organically sweet. It is available on Amazon.

4. Voice-Controlled Plug

It’s unbelievable that such an intelligent piece of tech could cost less than $25, but that’s how much the Amazon Smart Plug costs. You can now voice-control appliances by connecting it to an Alexa device — how cool is that?

5. Cufflinks and Tie Clips Set

The great thing about this cufflink set by Fibo Steel on Amazon is that they can be personalized with the initials of the person you are gifting them to. 

6. Amazon Gift Card

If you can’t decide on what gift someone would like, just give them a $25 Amazon Gift Card so that they can spend as they like.

7. Portable Charger/Power Bank

An extremely useful gift for anyone, the Anker PowerCore 10000 Portable Charger starts at a very reasonable price on Amazon.

8. Themed Kindle Case

You can find Kindle covers on Amazon and other sites which have different book themes. You can get one that looks like someone’s favorite book. The KleverCase Kindle Paperwhite Cases are usually less than $30.

9. Bedside Smartphone Vase

A lovely decoration piece that is a part vase and part smartphone stand and would look very chic on a bedside table. It is available at Uncommon Goods.

10. A 3rd Generation Echo Dot

This smart speaker with Alexa can be bought from Amazon or from Best Buy.

11. 4-In-1 Charging Station

The QI-EU Wireless Charger, 4 in 1 Qi-Certified Fast Charging Station is available on Amazon. Incredible, right?

12. Mini Waffle Maker

The 4-inch, Dash DMW001BK Machine Mini waffle maker is available on Amazon.

13. Long Distance Touch Bracelet

A lovely gift for you to tell long-distance friends you are missing them. When you touch one bracelet, the other would light up and vibrate. It is a great deal at Uncommon Goods!

14. Ice Roller for Face and Eyes

If you know someone who is into skincare, the ESARORA Ice Roller which is trending on social media is available on Amazon.

15. MyHeat Mini Heater

Speaking of holidays, it’s winter season too. Who wouldn’t love a personal mini heater like the Lasko 102 MyHeat Personal Ceramic Heater? It’s a great price at Walmart.

16. Lit Vanity Mirror

A stunning lighted vanity mirror with 180-degree rotation and brightness that can be adjusted via a touchscreen and is available on Amazon.

17. Automatic Pan Stirrer

Know someone who likes to cook? Then they would love a timer-enabled automatic pan stirrer from Uncommon Goods. 

18. Tealight Candles

The aesthetic plant-shaped Glarks Cute Tea Lights Tealight Candles are available on Amazon.

19. Capri Blue Burnished Candle

This elegant luxurious-looking candle can be found at

20. Herschel Belt Bag

The really cool Fifteen Belt Bag by Herschel is available at Nordstrom. Small bags are a perfect gift option for her, and there are more budget-friendly options around too.

So, we have just handed to you 20 brilliant yet extremely affordable holiday gift ideas, but this was just a small list to inspire you on how many different types of options you have.

Women saved budget with holiday title loan.

Facing An Emergency? Title Loans Can Help

Even on a budget, holiday shopping can cost a considerable deal, especially if you add decorations, food, and travel to the mix. Affording these costs becomes even more difficult in the event of an emergency, which can take all of the money you’ve tucked aside to handle these holiday costs. When this happens, title loans can help you. Here’s how they work.

Title Loans: All About Them

Title loans are a short-term secured loan that allows you to leverage the value of your title in order to access money. They function by being fast, easy to secure, and easy which is important because holidays are stressful enough without you having to worry about an emergency. Furthermore, you don’t need to have a stellar credit score to be approved for a title loan. Because your title is collateral, we welcome all credit types. You also only need to supply a few pieces of information, which includes:

  • Your driver’s license
  • The title to your vehicle
  • Your vehicle for inspection

That’s it! It’s that simple and it can be started from the comfort of your own home by you submitting a short-form found on our homepage. Submitting this form will allow a representative to contact you to schedule a meeting to have your vehicle inspected, which determines how much money you’ll receive. Remember: we’re here to help you. So, keep us in mind if an emergency is threatening your holiday budget. Or, you can start your application today.


Note: The content provided in this article is only for informational purposes, and you should contact your financial advisor about your specific financial situation.

Mason Roberts

Mason Roberts is a seasoned economics writer and blogger with a knack for breaking down and simply communicating the ever-changing world of finance. He is philosophically committed to the premise that financial knowledge equals financial freedom.