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42 Shippable Gift Sets To Send Your Long Distance Bestie

Holiday shopping is no easy feat, especially when it comes to long distance gift-giving. Don’t fear, though, HC has you covered. Whether you’re browsing for your college bestie who’s home for the holidays or looking to send a care package to a family member a plane ride away, there is something on this list for everyone. Read on for 42 gift sets that are easy to ship and will arrive already wrapped. Pick out the perfect presents for the special people in your life without having to leave your home, nor make a dreaded trip the the post office.

There’s nothing like the excitement of receiving a gift basket made just for you. Many retailers below offer both expertly-curated packages and the option to customize your gift by selecting its contents. Just because your loved one lives far away doesn’t mean the gift you send them can’t be thoughtfully personalized.

Is your bestie a self-care lover? (If they’ve ever used a bath bomb, the answer is yes.) Below, you’ll find spa day musts that will spoil them head to toe. Shopping for a homebody who values their time staying in? Shop this selection of cozy essentials. Is there a beauty lover on your list? They’ll adore the following gift boxes, from lip kits to fragrance sets. If you have a foodie in your life, this selection of treats will have them drooling — literally. And, if you happen to have a man to shop for, even his gifts are handled, too. You’re welcome.


It’s always self-care season. Treat someone you love to these luxe pampering essentials, from vanity sets to shower scrubs. Don’t blame me if your bestie stops responding to your texts because they’ve made spa time a part of their daily routine with these gifts.

1. Box fox warm wishes box

The Warm Wishes Box ($50) includes a Lacos honey face mask, a set of Azeria champagne scrunchies, and a 54 Thrones Ghanaian Coconut + Moroccan Almond Butter. Yes, please! Plus, it comes with a keepsake box and handwritten note.

2. The Little market spa gift set

Purchase the Little Market Spa Gift Set ($104) to not only spoil your BFF, but simultaneously support artisans and producers in underserved communities globally. This pick comes equipped with a candle, bath bomb, sugar scrub, and soap.

3. Uncommon goods instant spa shower gift box

This Instant Spa Shower Gift Box ($55) includes a lavender soap bar, lavender geranium shower steamers, lavender geranium body butter, a handcrafted maple wood soap dish, and a nourishing body pouf.

4. Lush relax gift set

It’s no secret Lush products will elevate any DIY spa day. The Relax Gift Set ($45) includes a bubble bar, bath bomb, shower gel, and body lotion.

5. Box fox JOYEUX NOEL box

Ring in the holiday season with this Joyeux Noel Box ($90). This set comes complete with a gold bullet pen, Compagnie de Provence Olive Wood Boxed Hand Creme, Le Creuset 14oz white mug, Notem green stripe notebook, Voluspa French Cade Lavender medium glass jar candle, and keepsake box and note.

6. The Body Shop The Gift Of Joy Set

This Gift Of Joy Set ($30) is filled with a mango shower gel, shea shower cream, shea body butter, mango hand cream, shea lip butter, and jute scrubber.

7. The little market vanity gift set

Elevate your bestie’s self care set up with the Vanity Gift Set ($118) complete with a trinket tray, square tray, glass jar, candle, and keepsake box.

8. Greetabl Personalized gift box

This Greetabl personalized gift box ($24-147) is totally customizable. Browse the selection of gift options ranging in price and style. An added bonus: You can personalize the inside of the box with your own photos and message.

For the Homebody

Your let’s stay in friend will adore these cozy gift sets. Help protect their peace with this range of items from beautiful botanics that will brighten their space to comforting candles and warm sips.

9. Unbox me cocoa by the fire gift box

The name of the Cocoa By The Fire Box ($60) speaks for itself. Reach maximum comfort with its contents including artisanal hot chocolate, hand-crafted peppermint caramels, as well as soft, cozy socks, a mug, and a candle.

10. Lula’s garden bliss garden

Ship your friend a Lula’s Garden Bliss Garden ($30) to bring life into their space. You can customize your succulent’s packaging to make it fit for any occasion.

11. box fox tea time box

Nothing is cozier than a warm cup of tea. Elevate your evening sips with this Tea Time box ($58) including a gold honey dipper, Coffee Blossom honey, a Voluspa Bourbon Vanille mini tin candle, a set of 2 tea sachets, and a keepsake box.

12. RosE box NYC single rose jewelry box

Rose Box NYC offers beautiful, long-lasting roses that are expertly preserved to keep for an entire year! This gorgeous Single Rose Jewelry Box ($89) has functional drawers for special trinkets, and of course, a lively rose on display.

13. Knack Better than therapy relaxation gift set

The Better Than Therapy Relaxation Gift Set ($104) has all the essentials for a quality night at home. It includes a stoneware mug, herbal tea, a mindfulness coloring book, bright ideas pencils, an unwind bath cube, a Paddywax Fresh Air & Sea Salt Beam candle, and a vial of mini matches.

14. Chamberlain coffee matcha starter pack

It’s no secret that Emma Chamberlain is the blueprint for all things trending. Spoil the matcha lover in your life with this iconic Chamberlain Coffee Matcha Starter Pack ($63).

15. Fresh sends bouquet

The Send from Fresh Sends ($64) is the perfect way to show someone you’re thinking of them. It includes a surprise bouquet and adorable, customizable packaging and notecards.

16. Brooklinen am to pm mini candle set

Candles are a cozy essential, and your friend will love this AM to PM Mini Candle Set ($35) from Brooklinen. It comes with four mini candles for every time of day.

17. Harry & David Hot cocoa collection

Nothing spreads holiday cheer like this Deluxe Holiday Hot Cocoa Collection ($94) from Harry & David. It comes stocked with a range of hot chocolate flavors ranging from caramel to peppermint to gingerbread and more, along with marshmallow candy stir sticks.

For The Beauty Lover

Calling all aspiring MUAs and beauty fanatics! These makeup sets are the perfect gift for the friend that has more fun getting ready than actually going to the function.

18. Dior Limited Edition Rouge Set

If you adore her, Dior her. This Rouge Dior Set ($50) has the perfect range of lipstick shades.

19. Maison margiela replica mini coffret set

The Maison Margiela REPLICA Mini Coffret Set ($68) comes with five fragrances the beauty lover in your life will love.

20. Too faced Christmas Bake Shoppe Makeup Set

This Christmas Bake Shoppe Set ($54) is a perfectly festive present for any makeup fanatic. It comes with three holiday palettes and mascara.

21. Charlotte tilbury pillow talk on the go kit

It-girls love Pillow Talk by Charlotte Tilbury. Gift the essentials with the Pillow Talk On The Go Kit ($55).


Give the gift of the perfect red lip this holiday season with the Mac Bows & Kisses Lip Set ($40).


The Sephora Sparkly Clean Set ($42) contains all the essentials for the coveted “clean girl” look. It comes with repair cream, radiance serum, primer, tinted lip oil, lip and cheek color, and mascara from cult favorite brands.


Winding down after the busy holiday season will be easy with this All You Need Mask Set ($20).

25. Dr. Jart 10 mask must-haves

More masks for the friend with the ten step skincare routine. This Dr. Jart 10 Mask Must-Haves ($68) is a beauty lover’s dream.

For The Foodie

Caution: Reading on will definitely make you hungry. Whether your BFF loves spending time in the kitchen or they just have a major sweet tooth, there is surely something for them on this delectable list.

26. Milk Bar Sampler

Milk Bar Sampler ($60) contains iconic favorites like a Milk Bar pie slice, pack of birthday cake truffles, chocolate birthday cake truffles, and six different cookie flavors. I’ll be bookmarking this one for later.

27. Stonewall kitchen snowy day gift set

The ideal gift for the cook in your life, this Snowy Day Gift Set ($65) has everything they need for cozy comfort food making.

28. Wicked Good cupcakes mix & match 2 pack

This Mix & Match 2 Pack ($26) has delicious cupcake flavors in adorable little jars. Enough said.

29. Erin Condren kitchen gift set

Another way to treat the friend who spends all their time in the kitchen. This delightful Kitchen Gift Set ($28) comes with a recipe and grocery list pad and ballpoint pen, a mini tea towel, and a wooden mini serving board.

30. Giften Market Breakfast in bed gift box

Snow outside equals warm breakfast in bed. This Breakfast in Bed Gift Box ($64) has coffee, pancake mix, pure maple syrup, and dark chocolate dunking spoons.

31. Goldbelly gift box

Goldbelly allows you to indulge in your favorite food items, even if they’re based are all the way across the country. The website offers a range of goodies, and this Taste of New York box ($250) is perfect for the friend who is missing the magic of a New York bagel and $1 slice.

32. CRUMBS Bakeshop cupcakes

Treat your BFF (or yourself) to the perfect shippable sweet treats from CRUMBS Bakeshop. Choose from their wide selection of cupcakes, like this best seller six pack ($45) and cookie assortments to earn the title of best secret Santa of the season.

33. Munchpak snack box

The adventurous snacker in your life will adore this Munchpak Mini snack box ($20). It contains a range of treats from all over the world, from spicy to sweet and everything in between. Plus, every box comes with a travel guide with details about the snack’s origins. Looking for a gift that keeps giving? You can purchase a monthly subscription as well.


Noms offers a variety of easily-shippable treats like this classic cookie assortment ($29). You can easily select the flavors in your box, and even customize the outside of it as a bonus keepsake.

For Him

It’s no secret that men are kind of impossible to shop for. Whether for a brother, guy friend, or partner, these gift boxes are a foolproof way to wow the man in your life.

35. Unbox me gentleman set

This Gentleman Set ($72) is equipped with a Porter tumbler, Bergamot & Grapefruit bar soap, Mayan chili chocolate popcorn, rosemary candied almonds, and two pour-over coffee packets.

36. Cardon limited edition skin care set

If the man in your life has never heard of a skin care routine, this Limited Edition Anti-Aging Skin Care Set ($99) will change his life.

37. Unbox me suit & tie set

This Suit & Tie Set ($60) is curated with class, containing a felt pen set, list pad by Compendium, rosemary truffle almonds, and a luxury soap bar.

38. Fountain Gifts the Modern Man set

The Modern Man Set ($75) is an elevated gift for anyone 21+, containing a mini cocktail syrup set, a stack of whiskey poker playing cards, three quick wipes, a whisky stones chili shot glass, and a whisky dark chocolate bar.

39. Man crates personalized mug mini crate

Man Crates offers rustic crate gifts with a variety for every kind of man. This Personalized Mug Mini Crate ($60) is great for the coffee connoisseur. It comes with a customizable camp mug, Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker, and Warrior Select Coffee Sample Pack.

40. Giften Market movie night set

This Movie Night Popcorn Set ($58) is the perfect addition to any long distance movie night. It comes with silicone personal popcorn popper bowl, a best-seller variety pack of popcorn, and a range of delicious seasonings like caramel, kettle corn, and ballpark style.

41. Unbox me winter spice set

This cozy Winter Spice Set ($82) contains spiced hot chocolate, a Paddywax fresh air reed diffuser, a soy candle, dark chocolate caramels, and a white speckled mug.

42. Giften Market men’s self care gift box

Remind the man in your life that he deserves some self-care time, too. This Men’s Self Care Gift Box ($50) is filled with soap, hand repair balm, lip balm, and a Bourbon Cask Aged chocolate bar.

Kyra covers all things trending in the fashion and beauty spaces. She served as the editor of the 2022 Her Campus College Beauty Awards, and previously worked as the editorial lead of College Fashionista.