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24 Best Long Distance Relationship Gifts

Being in a long distance relationship with someone often isn’t easy. Time differences, digital communication, and a lack of physical interaction can put your relationship to the test. But one of the best ways to remind your significant other of your love is to send them a special gift. And we want to help. That’s why we’ve created a list of cute and creative presents anyone would love to find in their mail. Check out our favorite long distance relationship gift ideas below to get started.

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Gifts For Long Distance Girlfriend

Trying to find the perfect gift for your girlfriend isn’t easy– especially when she’s far away. So whether it’s for her birthday or just because you miss her, here are a few of our top picks for gifts for her:

1. Engraved Bar Necklace

A set ofcute engraved bar necklaces.

Gift your girlfriend this engraved bar necklace, and she’ll never want to take it off. Use the selection of available designs and personalize one with her name or a special message. It also pairs perfectly with a sweet card.

2. Fleece Photo Blanket

Fleece photo blanket for a couple.

A fleece photo blanket will help keep her warm and cozy, especially when she’s missing you. Personalize it with your name or cute photos of the two of you for a special touch she’s sure to love.

3. Flowers

Woman doing flower arrangement.

Flowers are a classic gift tradition for many couples. Luckily, no matter the distance, this sweet gift is easy to deliver. Simply order the flowers online or call a florist local to your girlfriend’s home. She’ll love finding the flowers on her doorstep.

4. Pillow

A stack of personalized pillows for gifts.

When you can’t be there to hug her, a personalized pillow is the next best thing. Customize the design with a special saying, photo, or even just your initials.

Gifts For Long Distance Boyfriend

Finding gifts for a boyfriend is hard, long distance or not. So, we want to help. Check out the ideas below to find the right gifting inspiration, or visit our other personalized gifts for him.

5. Custom iPhone Case

iphone cases for a gift.

Remind him that you’re just a phone call away. These custom iPhone cases can be personalized with your names, your favorite photos, and plenty of cute designs from our Art Library. Just pick your favorite layout to get started making this great gift.

6. Travel Mug

Two options of custom travel mugs.

If your boyfriend can’t make it through the day without his favorite coffee or tea, a travel mug might be a great gift idea. Personalized with your names and photos, it won’t be easy to lose and it’ll remind him of you when he’s on the go.

7. Personalized Flask

Personalized flask for a fun gift idea.

This personalized flask is sleek, practical, and perfect for any lover of whiskey. Personalize it with his initials and pack it with a bottle of his favorite drink. And if you both share the same taste in drinks, order yourself a matching set.

8. Beer Subscription

bottles of beer and growler

If your boyfriend is more of a beer drinker, consider ordering him a beer subscription. This monthly or quarterly shipment will make sure he’s always stocked with his favorite brew and enable him to try new things.

Long Distance Relationship Gifts DIY

Want to craft something special for your significant other? If so, we’ve made a list of our top DIY and handmade gifts for long distance relationships below.

9. Homemade Candy

A high angle close up horizontal photograph of a cardboard gift box full of homemade chocolate fudge squares.

Homemade candy is a cute handmade gift idea for any couple. If you know your significant other has a serious sweet tooth, cook something up you know they’ll love. Make sure it’s something that will be safe for delivery, or that you use a food safe mailing service.

10. Open When Letters

Opening envelope of open when letters that a loved one gave

Open when letters are special notes made ahead of time for a loved one. These letters can include occasions like “Open when you miss me,” “Open when it’s raining,” or “Open when you need a pick-me-up.” Check out our resource on open when letters for additional help.

11. Personalized Calendar

small personalized calendars

A personalized calendar makes an excellent DIY gift for a long distance relationship. Customize one with photos and memories of your time together, and circle and important dates where you know you’ll see each other again.

12. Custom Journal & Notes

girl in a yellow sweater writing in a journal

Create a custom journal by personalizing a journal with your significant other’s name. Then write special messages or cute reminders inside the pages. Then, when you send the completed gift, they’ll be able to read your notes whenever they’re writing.

Long Distance Relationship Birthday Ideas

We’ve made a complete list of birthday gift ideas for you below. Just pick your favorite or use them to inspire a present all your own.

13. Luggage Tag

A custom luggage tag used as a gift tag for a present.

A luggage tag makes a perfect gift for a long-distance couple who’s planning an upcoming visit. Gift this to your significant other to help them celebrate their birthday by using it as a gift tag or addition to the present.

14. Personalized Frame

A set of two personalized frames.

Show off how cute the two of you are with a personalized picture frame. This is a classic birthday gift for a significant other, and it reminds your loved one of the great memories you have had and will have again.

15. Video Compilation

Close up of a young woman using a laptop at home to watch videos.

Create a video compilation of you and your partner for their birthday. Include past memories, a few messages from current friends and family, and a sweet message from yourself. This meaningful gift is sure to make them feel celebrated.

16. Overnight Bag

An overnight bag to fill with gifts or supplies.

Personalized an overnight bag with your significant other’s name for a cute birthday present. Then, once you have the bag, fill it with their favorite treats, a stuffed animal, photos of the two of you, and anything else meaningful.

Valentine Gifts For Long Distance Relationships

Valentine’s Day can be an especially difficult Holiday to spend apart. But along with a cute Valentine’s Day card, these personalized Valentine’s Day gifts will help remind you how lucky you are to have each other. And if you’re looking for more inspiration, make sure to visit our resource DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

17. Valentines Day Photo Book

cute valentines day "why I love you book"

A Valentine’s Day photo book is one of the best ways to send your Valentine a sweet reminder of your love. Fill it with your favorite photos and memories, cute messages and captions, and anything else you want. They’ll love receiving this sweet surprise in the mail.

18. Teddy Bear

A teddy bear with a custom T-shirt for a cute gift idea.

Teddy bears are a Valentine’s classic for a reason. They’re cute, cuddly, and soft– making them great gifts for a Valentine who’s far away and. Personalize Valentine’s teddy bears for you and your significant other as a cute snuggle substitute.

19. Framed Art Prints

A framed art print with the word "love" in metallic foil.

Do you have a favorite photo of the two of you? If so, turn it into something special by printing it as a framed art print. This special gift ships easily through the mail, and your partner is sure to love it.

20. Assorted Macarons

Mixed color of French macaroons in box.

This cute and colorful gift makes for an excellent Valentine’s Day gift. Just order a box for delivery from a bakery local to your significant other. Many bakeries also enable you to add a card or note to help make your gift one of a kind.

Long Distance Anniversary Gifts

If you’re trying to celebrate an Anniversary long distance, you’re going to need to find truly meaningful gifts. And that’s just what we’ve found for you below. And if you want additional ideas, make sure to check out our complete resource on anniversary gifts.

21. Personalized Candle

Green wreathe personalized candle.

Personalized candles make excellent anniversary gifts. Simply add a photo and design to your significant other’s favorite candle scent. This gift also pairs great with a spa kit or spa gift card.

22. Succulent Plant

Sedum Morganianum succulent plant isolated on gray background.

Succulents make great gifts because they don’t need too much care and upkeep. They’ll continue to grow with minimal watering and enough sunlight, unlike a bouquet of flowers that will wilt within a week or two.

23. Hanging Canvas Print

A hanging canvas of a summer trip.

Hanging canvas prints are meaningful gifts that can be easily shipped. Customize one with your favorite photo of you as a couple and your significant other won’t be able to wait to hang it up.

24. Love Quote Shadow Box

A cute shadow box gift idea.

Looking for an anniversary gift where you can include some of your favorite love quotes? Consider gifting a custom love quote shadow box to your significant other. You can fill the box with your favorite photos, quotes, ticket stubs, letters, and much more, making it a perfect anniversary gift.

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