Best Christmas Gifts for $1000 or Less

July 05, 2022 11 min read

1. Hark Two-door Gas Smoker

The Hark 2 Door Gas Smoker will up your grilling game. This gas smoker has a window so you can check on your meat without losing heat. It has four cooking shelves and strong and sturdy construction that can withstand strong winds.

2. Gunner's Barracks Sparkling High Tea for Two

This summer, feel a little posh with the Gunner's Barrack Sparkling High Tea for 2 packages. In Mosman, nibble on handmade cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches, and scones while admiring the 180-degree harbor views. Enjoy the breathtaking views with a relaxing cup of tea or coffee 363 days a year.

3. Disney+ Subscription

Give someone the gift of in-home entertainment this Christmas with the Disney Plus subscription gift option. With the click of a button, you can enter the award-winning universes of Star Wars, Marvel, and the entire Disney collection. This subscription also includes access to the streaming libraries of Star and National Geographic, which are ideal for adults to enjoy while their children watch cartoons.

4. 2-Night Luxury Mollymook Retreat for Two

This holiday season, get away from the suburbs and the stress of the city with a two-night luxury Mollymook retreat with breakfast. Relax on this lovely open property on New South Wales South Coast, complete with a heated pool, woodfire heating, air conditioning, and a la carte breakfast. Enjoy luxury in the heart of the bushland just a few hours outside of Sydney.

5. Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board 

Anyone who enjoys watersports will be delighted to find this under the tree on Christmas morning. This Feath-R-Lite inflatable stand-up paddle board is ultra-lightweight and easy to transport. It includes 3 fins, an adjustable height paddle, a pump, a backpack carry case, and a leash, making it suitable for all skill levels. It even comes with a waterproof phone bag to keep your electronics safe while you ride the waves. That's some clever thinking.

6. Weighted Calming Blanket

Give the gift of peace with a weighted blanket. According to a recent study, using weighted blankets reduced nervous system overactivity in 33% of people and reduced stress in 63% of people. Furthermore, its unique bamboo fibers have thermal regulating properties that keep you cool for a more restful night's sleep.

7. Lay-Z-Spa

Spend your summer evenings in complete and utter luxury. The inflatable, portable Lay-Z-Spa promises to bring family and friends closer together during those balmy summer evenings that are sure to last well into the new year. You're missing out if you haven't yet experienced the pure bliss that an at-home jacuzzi provides.

8. R.M. Williams Craftsman Boots

These boots are the ideal addition to the shoedrobe of the modern man who strives to look his best from head to toe. Splurge on these luxurious, comfortable leather booths and watch his face light up on Christmas morning. Their straightforward design is as appealing as it is simple to wear and pair with anything.

9. Renpho R3 Mini Massage Gun

Using a massage gun to relieve tired and sore muscles is a luxurious experience, whether due to a sporting injury or simply old age. Reno's R3 Mini Massage Gun, with its ultra-compact and powerful design, penetrates deep tissue for powerful or gentle massages. It has 5 different speed settings and 5 massager heads to help you tailor your relaxation and relief. The massage gun only requires a USB charger, so take it with you on the go or vacation for an added level of relaxation.

10. Coravin Pivot Wine Preserver

The Coravin Pivot Wine Preservation System is the type of gift that will delight almost everyone. (Alright, maybe not teetotallers.) The ingenious device keeps the remaining wine in a bottle for up to 4 weeks, ensuring that not a drop is wasted. It also looks cool as a bonus.

11. Inflatable Kayak

This inflatable kayak promises to provide hours of enjoyment time and time again for the adrenaline junkies in your life. Its sporty graphics ensure high visibility on the water, and the streamlined design makes paddling easy. It includes adjustable seats and backrests for maximum comfort, as well as a carry bag and a repair patch to ensure the product's longevity. Not only that but the paddles and pump are also included.

12. Seaplane Experience

Booking a travel experience for Christmas has added significance this year, especially if your loved ones were imprisoned. RedBalloon is the expert in this field, offering a wide range of options for most states and territories. This seaplane flight over Sydney Harbour and Palm Beach is particularly appealing. The 30-minute flight takes in the sights of Manly, Curl Curl, Avalon, and Palm Beach. A great gift for anyone who enjoys flying or taking photos.

13. MoodMist Diffuser

Diffusers are popular these days, and dusk's MoodMist model is right at the top of the list. It diffuses oil using water vibration rather than heat, resulting in a safer product. The built-in multi-colored LED can be used as a nightlight, and there are three timer settings available. A single MoodMist Diffuser can cover an area of up to 30m in fragrance, making it suitable for any size room.

14. AeroGarden Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden

The AeroGarden Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden is the ideal way to keep an indoor garden fresh and healthy while taking up very little space. The garden includes a variety of herb seeds for cooking and garnishing. Thanks to the built-in LED lights that are tuned for healthy growth and year-round harvests, the garden only requires water and no soil or sunlight to grow the herbs and plants.

15. Xiaomi Roborock S6 Pure Robot 

Vacuum cleaners can now automatically clean your home on your schedule. Finder recommends the Xiaomi Roborock S6 Pure as the best overall robot vacuum that can vacuum, mop, and scrub floors. The home assistance robot, which uses laser-guided navigation systems to map out your home, can even be programmed for multiple cleaning routes and zones. This is the ideal home appliance for anyone tired of constantly maintaining their home, or for those who are no longer physically capable of doing so.

16. Cosmetics Fridge

If you know someone who takes their skincare routine seriously, a cosmetics fridge could be the perfect gift. Developed to keep cosmetics and skin-care products fresh. These miniature refrigerators are specifically designed to keep cosmetics and skin care products fresh. Some even have built-in lighted makeup mirrors and custom-made shelves for storing face masks, creams, and other small items. Naturally, if they don't mind mixing their meat 'n' Versace, they can also be used as a regular bar fridge.

17. Compression Eye Massager

With a heated eye massager, you can give your loved one the priceless gift of stress relief. This fashionable and clever model includes built-in heating pads that can relieve eye strain and puffiness while massaging the surrounding tissue. There are five massage modes to choose from, and the soft PU leather conceals hidden speakers, allowing the wearer to listen to music while relaxing.

18. Pure Silk Eye Mask

Whether your loved one has trouble falling asleep or simply enjoys the finer things in life, a pure silk eye mask is a thoughtful Christmas gift idea. Slip has one of the best collections in Australia, with a color and shape to suit almost everyone. 

19. THE COMFY Wearable Blanket

The COMFY is a blanket fashioned into a hoodie pullover. In the colder months, this wearable, plush wool blanket is ideal for lounging on the couch, playing video games, working from home, and even camping. This blanket can be easily worn for added comfort and warmth regardless of the activity. The one-size-fits-all design eliminates the hassle of gift-giving by fitting most adults and coming in a variety of colors.

20. Mellanni Bed Sheet Set

Mellanni has made it possible to own high thread count sheets for your home bedding without spending an arm and a leg. You can now have the silky feel of a 1,800 thread count sheet set in the comfort of your own home for less than $100, which includes a fitted sheet, two pillowcases, and a flat sheet.

The 1,800 thread count sheet set is available in a variety of colors, including white, black, grey, navy blue, and teal. They are also hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant, with a lifetime refund guarantee.

21. BRITOR Bathtub Caddy Tray

The BRIT bathtub caddy tray is the ideal bathtime accessory, designed to meet the needs of most families and uses. This bamboo design features a bookshelf, a smartphone slot, a removable tray, a reading rack, drink holders, and a wine glass holder. It can be used in bathtubs up to 41 inches wide.

Relax knowing that the BRITOR bathtub caddy tray will keep your smart devices and books dry and safe during your bathtime.

22. Micro Herbs Planter Kit

For health enthusiasts who don't have the space for a garden, having a stash of fresh microgreens on hand for their morning smoothie will be a dream come true. This kit contains everything you need to grow nutrient-dense herbs and microgreens. The porcelain box with bamboo lid packaging transforms into a planter and base that will complement almost any home decor.

23. Truff Hot Sauce

There are plenty of hot sauce gift packs available, but many of them are of questionable quality. The TRUFF brand is in a different league entirely. It's made with an intricate blend of red chili peppers, organic agave nectar, and fresh, savory spices, but the star (or secret sauce, if you will) is real black truffle.

24. Whiskey Globe Decanter Set

It's stylish and sophisticated. This whiskey globe decanter will be the focal point of any liquor cabinet. This is a gift that any whiskey drinker will adore this Christmas. It is both elegant and practical. Furthermore, the base is made of durable painted pine that will stand the test of time, allowing the recipient to enjoy your gift for many years to come.

25. Personalised Cheeseboard

A fancy cheese board is a traditional Christmas gift for a reason, but it can also be tedious. So why not take things a step further with a personalized engraving? This cucustom-madeesin cheese board is available on Etsy for under $30. You can personalize the item with up to 256 characters and a variety of fonts.

26. Smart Sensor for Plants

Many people have difficulty keeping plants and flowers alive. Everything from watering too little to watering too much can go wrong. The Xiaomi 4 in 1 Flower Plant Sensor will solve this problem quickly, making it an ideal gift for aspiring horticulturists. It detects light, temperature, moisture, and fertility requirements for over 3000 plant species in real-time.

27. ComSaf Backflow Incense Burner

This handcrafted incense holder is a fashionable ceramic accessory with a classic feel. Unlike traditional incense holders, this one uses smoke vapor to simulate a stream of water flowing down a waterfall and filling the basin. This is an ideal item for incense enthusiasts or for creating a relaxing atmosphere in your home or workplace.

28. Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker

This coffee maker is ideal for people who want quality coffee in the morning but don't have the time to fiddle with coffee machines and clean-ups. The Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker simplifies coffee preparation by requiring only ground coffee and hot water, eliminating the need for filters or grinders. Simply pour the water over the coffee grounds and enjoy a rich, bitter cup of hot joe in two easy steps.

29. Exploding Kittens Card Game

Exploding Kittens is a fun card game for up to five players that will appeal to both families and friends. This strategic tabletop game is packed with action as players draw kitten cards in the hopes of avoiding the exploding kitten card. Players are killed when the exploding kitten card is drawn, leaving the remaining players to battle the rest of the deck. In this magical world of floating goats, enchanted echidnas, and (of course) exploding kittens, tensions are high.

30. Stuffed Shiba Inu Plush Toy Soft Pillow

This soft plush Shiba Inu pillow will add a touch of cuteness to any room. This adorable friend, filled with down cotton and made of super-soft spandex fabric, is a great addition to any comfortable setting. Use them as a pillow for napping, a pillow fort, or simply as decoration; the choice is yours.

31. Fressko Camino Reusable Coffee Cup

Coffee keep cups are a great way to personalize your daily coffee experience, whether you are environmentally conscious or prefer to use your cup. Because of its scratch-resistant exterior, stylish design, vacuum-sealed lockable lid, and ability to keep coffee hot for up to 3 hours, the Fressko Camino Cup is Finder's best reusable coffee cup overall recommendation. This keep cup is the best on the market for those who drink slowly or forget to drink their coffee before it cools.

32. Seafolly Ship Sail Tote Bag

With summer in full swing, most people will be hitting the surf and sand on weekends or during the office's holiday closure. The Seafolly Ship Sail tote bag is an essential piece of beach and outdoor gear. This cotton canvas bag is strong and can hold an entire day's worth of outdoor activities. With an internal zip pocket for more valuable items and a magnetic stud closure, you can rest assured that your personal belongings will be safe in this bag.

33. Fred Sloth Tea Infuser

Make afternoon tea with Fred, an adorable sloth tea infuser. This heat-resistant, silicone-based companion will infuse your drink with whatever type of tea leaves you prefer, all while hanging out in your cup.

The cuteness doesn't stop with sloths; there are a variety of animals and even mythical creatures available as tea infusers. Choose your favorite and sip a cup of tea made by your new best friend.

34. Himalayan Salt Lamp

This natural Himalayan salt lamp, available in a variety of sizes, would be an excellent addition to any home decor. You can't go wrong with this for a close friend, a family member, or the colleague you won in this year's secret Santa draw. Many salt lamp users believe that they can clean the air in your home, relieve allergy symptoms, improve your mood, and even help you sleep better. Whether you believe it or not, it's a lovely item that would make an excellent gift.

35. Beeswax Wraps

These Byron Shire-made beeswax wraps are ideal for wrapping a packed lunch and help to reduce plastic waste. You can keep your food fresher for longer by using one of three fun designs and four different sizes.

36. Meat Thermometer

A good meat digital meat thermometer is the ideal gift for the BBQ enthusiast in your circle of friends or family. This Amazon model can accurately read temperatures ranging from -50oC to 300oC in less than 4 seconds. It also has a handy backlight for cooking in the dark, whether you're camping or in your backyard.

37. Magazine Subscription

They say print is dead, but who knows, eh? A subscription to a magazine is the gift that keeps on giving. There's a magazine for almost every interest, from Australian Women's Weekly to Wartime Magazine. A 12-issue subscription can be purchased for as little as $12.

DIY Terrarium Making Kit When garden space is limited, terrarium kits are an excellent way to satisfy green thumbs. They're small, decorative plants that grow in a clear display case. They are equally at home in the home or on the office desk. While pre-made terrariums are available, making your own is far more enjoyable. Etsy has a large selection of kits with prices starting at $15.

38. Zenify Reusable Metal Straws

With bamboo and metal straws being sold online, having a personal set of straws that can be easily carried around is becoming the new normal. The Zenify Earth zero waste movement created these metal straws as a reusable personal alternative, complete with a wooden carry case and straw cleaner to keep them clean on the go.

Metal straws are available in a variety of colors, including gold, black, and silver. There's even a pack with all three colors and a single bronze-colored straw.

39. CoolNHot Stainless Steel Water Bottle

This stainless steel water bottle is the ideal gift for someone who is constantly on the go, whether they are playing sports or rushing from one place to another. This bottle is made of high-quality stainless steel and is not meant to break or rust. It holds 750mL of water, which is a convenient amount.

40. Outdoor activities and encounters

With RedBalloon's outdoor activity and experience packages, you can give the gift of the great outdoors. There is something for everyone, from theme park packages to segway tours, hiking trails, cycling tours, and outdoor rock climbing sessions. Throughout the year, RedBalloon offers a variety of experiences that can be tailored to your specific needs. This Christmas, give the gift of a new experience or something you know they'll enjoy with RedBalloon.

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