The best letterbox gifts to make your loved ones feel really special

Postbox gifts to treat someone you care about.

best letterbox gifts

by Jade Moscrop |

Letterbox gifts mean that it couldn't be easier to have presents delivered to your loved ones with them fitting straight through their door. No more 'could not be delivered' cards! Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, or for just sending some love and support, there are so many options to choose from.

Choose from letterbox flowers, chocolates, pamper boxes, and even afternoon tea - you can spoil them all year round. You're sure to find the ideal gift, whatever the occasion and they're bound to make your friend or family member feel special and loved with a little surprise on their doormat.

Here are some of our favourite letterbox treats that we're hoping to receive ourselves!

If you're a little confused as to how a letterbox gift works, or want to try creating your own, scroll to the end for some insight and inspiration.

The best letterbox gifts 2022

Letterbox gift FAQs

What is a letterbox gift?

A letterbox gift really is just what it says on the tin - a gift that fits perfectly through someone's letterbox. They're useful for when someone is at work during the day, as it'll be waiting inside for them on their return.

The industry has exploded in recent years, with everything from flowers, to gin, to coffee kits and even mens' grooming kits. The options are endless. Want to try making your own? Keep scrolling for our top tips.

How do you send a letterbox gift?

Luckily, it couldn't be easier to send a letterbox gift. The website you order from takes care of all the details, sending it directly to them. Just make sure to input their address on the checkout in the delivery details box.

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Will they fit through every letterbox?

The majority of letterbox gifts will fit through a standard letterbox, but if your recipient has something out of the norm, it may need to be handed to them in person.

DIY letterbox gift: Create your own

If you're quite crafty and enjoy making your own gifts, you can easily create your own letterbox gift which will be totally personal to you and your loved one. Most UK letterboxes measure in at 254mm x 38mm (10 x 1.5in)

Here's what you'll need:

Letterbox-friendly boxes

Shredded paper for packing

Clear parcel tape

Twine (optional)

You can fill your box with pretty much anything, but here are a few ideas we like:

Whatever you decide to do, we're sure that whoever you're sending it to will be delighted with their thoughtful gift.

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