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13 Long Distance Relationship Cards That Will Bring A (Happy) Tear To Your Partner’s Eye

Lolo & Nate | Updated: May 20, 2021

Let us guess.

You have an important occasion coming up and you want to get your partner a long distance relationship card that not only symbolizes how much you care for them, but your LDR in general.

If so, you’ve come to the right place!

But what is a long distance relationship card exactly?

They are greeting cards for different occasions that are LDR themed or have an element that can be tied back to a relationship that is separated by distance. 

long distance relationship cards

Why Cards Are Perfect For Long Distance Couples

Cards are a wonderful way of telling someone that you’re thinking about them.

Including a handwritten note not only shows that but is a sincere and romantic gesture because you’ve made the time and effort to create something from the heart.

If an occasion is coming up and you are unable to afford a gift, a card can be an even more heartwarming and sentimental option. 

Occasions such as birthdays, Valentine’s Day and Christmas are perfect for sending cards. But you don’t have to stop there, sending a card for no reason has the power change someone’s day instantly.

To help you pick the best card that will have the biggest impact for any occasion, we’ve found a few awesome options that are perfect for long distance couples.

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Long Distance Relationship Greeting Cards

State/Country Miss You Card by Copper & Linen

long distance relationship greeting card

Copper & Linen has created this beautiful card where you are able to have a painted outline of the states or countries that keep you apart.

You are also able to add your own message on the front of the card for something romantic and unique.

One Day, The Plane Ticket Will Be One Way by Aloe View

one day the plane ticket will be one way card

This card by Aloe View is perfect for LDR couples separated by a flight. 

The message of “One day, the plane ticket will be one way.” is a beautiful way of showing you’re ready to do whatever it takes to finally close the distance and be together. 

You also have the option to choose between different types of envelopes and card colors. 

Long Distance Relationship Birthday Cards

Confetti Birthday Card by Misty Owl Design

long distance relationship birthday card

While every day can be a struggle when you’re in an LDR, being apart on special occasions, like a birthday, can feel almost painful.

This confetti birthday card by Misty Owl Design helps to make fun of the distance and focus on the importance of the event you’ll be celebrating together, no matter where you are.

With confetti included in this card, it allows the recipient to pretend that you’re there to shower them.

Sending You Hugs & Kisses Birthday Card by Daydream Prints

sending you hugs and kisses birthday card

For something a little more understated, this handmade made card by Daydream Prints is beautifully made and sends a sincere and simple message. 

Hugs and kisses are some of the things we miss the most in an LDR so sending them via a card might just be the next best thing.

Something Sexy For Your Birthday Card by Sweet Whispers Studio

something sexy for your birthday card

This card is sure to make you laugh. 

The message is “I wanted to get you something sexy, but the post office man told me to get out of the mailbox.” The inside of the card says “happy birthday” to complete what is a brilliant birthday card.  

Long Distance Relationship Valentine’s Day Cards

You’re The Jim To My Pam by Orsum Art

the office you're the jim to my pam card

Do you and your partner love The Office? If so, you’ll both get a laugh from this card.

Jim and Pam are couples goals. Continuing to fall in love with each other as time passes, getting through the hard times and becoming stronger because of it.

The message of “You’re the Jim to my Pam” can be swapped depending on who is sender and recipient are.

You can also add a message inside to make it more personal.

Check out our article on Long Distance Themed Mugs, which includes a Pam and Jim couples mug set!

Some Bunny Loves You by Cafe de Yume

long distance relationship valentines day card

Bunny rabbits are notoriously cute, which makes this a sweet and romantic card.

If your partner loves puns as much as we do, the ‘punny’ message (sorry we had to) of “Somebunny loves you!” is going to make them smile.

You can also add a printed message to make it unique to you and your partner.

You > Literally All Other Things by Top Hat & Monacle

you are more important than all other things card

For many people in love, their partner is quite simply the most important person in the world.

This card echoes that with a message of “You > literally all other things”, which will help to show just how much you love them.

Long Distance Relationship Christmas Cards

Miss You This Holiday Season by Flipside Design

long distance relationship christmas card

Will you be separated by states or countries at Christmas?

On these cards, you can put the words “Miss” and “You” over the map of any country or state that you want. 

This makes it unique, personal and will show to your partner just how much you care.

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Miss Red Fox

all i want for christmas is you card

“All I want for Christmas is you” is the message in this card and also the most successful Christmas song of all-time by Mariah Carey.

This simple and beautiful card is perfect for anyone in love and will be separated for the holidays.

Funny Long Distance Relationship Cards

What’s Long, Hard & Feels Good? by Wild Cards Co

what's long hard and feels good card

Long distance relationships can be tough and having a bit of humor can help ease the pain.

The front of the card asks the question: What’s long, hard and feels good? With the answer being “this relationship”.

It’s a funny and charming card and one which is sure to get a laugh. 

You Live Too F#cking Far Away by Sunday Morning Cards

you live too fucking far away card

For those with a dry sense of humor, this card will make them chuckle.

With a simply brutal message of “You Live Too F#cking Far Away” this card gets straight to the point!

The inside is blank, allowing you to put in a more personal message.

Wish You Were Here… by Wild Cards Co

wish you were here inside me card

For those who love innuendos, we’ve found the perfect card. With the message “Wish you were here… Inside me” this card doesn’t do subtlety but will bring the laughs.

Let’s be honest, there are many times where long distance couples become sexually frustrated, so why not poke fun at it!

Message Ideas

So by now you’ve picked the perfect card, but here comes the hard part. 

What the hell do you write?!

Below we’ve included a few birthday, Valentine’s day and Christmas messages to get those creative juices flowing!

What To Write In A Birthday Card

What To Write In A Valentine’s Day Card

What To Write In A Christmas Card

Want more ideas? Check our our articles on LDR Messages and LDR Quotes that will help get your creative juices flowing!

Now It’s Your Turn!

Whether you want to send something romantic, cute or funny, we’ve definitely covered the best long distance relationship cards available!

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Hi, we are Lolo (Canada) & Nate (Australia) a couple that had to go through all that a long distance relationship has to offer, just like you. With our experience and lessons learned we want to help you keep your long distance relationship as strong as ever and ultimately last the distance!