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47 Long Distance Relationship Gifts To Melt Away The Miles

Lolo & Nate | Updated: November 29, 2021

Our Long Distance Relationship Gifts Guide For The Holidays

Our Top Choice

Friendship Lamps

long distance lamps by friendlamps.com

Currently 50% off for the holidays & one of the most popular LDR gifts in 2021.

Popular Option

Heart Map by Journey Prints

long distance couples heart map print gift

An amazing & unique symbol of the love between long distance couples.

Cool Tech!

HEY Touch Bracelets

hey bracelets for long distance friends

Unique squeeze technology makes the distance melt away! 35% off holiday promotion.

In a hurry? Go straight to our list of long distance relationship gifts.

Let’s set the scene… A relationship milestone is just the round the corner.

Birthday, anniversary, whatever it is, it’s creeping up FAST and you’re in the same position.

​”I have no freaking idea what to get them!?”

​We know first hand how tough it can be to find the perfect gift for that special someone.

To help, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to the best long distance gifts that are perfect for every occasion and that you’re sure to both fall in love with!

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Did You Know: Giving Gifts Makes Us Happier!?

After surveying 600 US citizens, social psychologist Elizabeth Dunn and her colleagues discovered spending money on others gives us a greater level of happiness when compared to spending money on ourselves (regardless of income).

Pretty cool right?!

Ok, let’s get cracking before the next milestone passes by. You’ve got to stay in their good books!

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The Best Long Distance Relationship Gifts in 2021

Long Distance Relationship Lamps By FriendLamps

giving friendship lamps as a gift

You light up my life.

Hearing your partner say this has to be one of the most heartwarming sentiments you can receive.

Now, you have the opportunity to literally light up their life from anywhere in the world with these long distance relationship lamps from FriendLamps.

The lamps sync together via wifi and when one of the lamps is activated (touching the top of the lamp), the other will light up.

To choose one of the 17 available colors all you have to do is hold your finger on the top of the lamp and it will cycle through each option. When you reach a color you like, simply lift your finger and you’re good to go!

See it in action here.

You may be thinking different colors aren’t that special, but for long distance couples they can have a positive impact on your relationship.

Here us out 🙂

Having multiple colors gives you the opportunity to assign meanings to various colors. For example, they could mean:

Our tip: If you’re in an international LDR, these lamps are a great choice because they use USB charging cables. Meaning you can use them anywhere in the world without needing a power adaptor.

HEY Touch Bracelets Set

hey bracelets for long distance friends

If your or your partner’s love language is physical touch, these connected bracelets by Hey are the long distance gift you’ve been waiting for.

While you’ll never completely be able to ‘mimic’ physical touch while apart, the unique technology Hey included within their bracelets definitely makes them the next best thing.

Here’s how it works: When one of you touches your bracelet, a small motor within the charm of the other bracelet pulls in part of the band, gently squeezing the wrist of the wearer.

Pretty cool right?!

The bracelets pair together via the Hey App and use Bluetooth to communicate with one another. What’s cool is that the app also saves when and where touches were sent from so you can go back through them and reminisce when you’re together.

Available in white and black, the design incorporates a repeating “H” logo making them look and feel like a high-end fashion accessory (but at a much more affordable price).

Heart Map Art By Journey Prints

long distance couples heart map print gift

The Heart Map by Journey Prints is an amazing way to symbolize the love between two people separated by distance.

Journey Prints has also included the option to add three or four map locations, making them great for long distance friends and families. But the multiple maps is also great for couples to tell more of their story!

Three map locations is the perfect option for us to include where we met (at college in California) and where we lived while long distance (Lolo in Canada and Nate in Australia).

We really like the print options available. You can choose from three different sizes and whether you’d like it framed or just the print.

Our tip: Unframed will make it much easier and cheaper to ship!

Adventure Fund Money Box by Wander Collective

Adventure Fund Money Box by Wander Collective

Whether you’re wanting to save money for the next visit or to finally close the distance, the Adventure Fund Money Box by Wander Collective helps make it an exciting experience.

Wander Collective allow you to pick between black or white for the box color and text while also being able to choose the map inside it.

Our tip: Choose the map where you’ll be closing the distance! The location of the next visit also works but if you’re likely to visit more than one place, where you close the distance will have deeper meaning.

While the map is super cool, the clear front makes it easy to see the savings progress you’re making towards your goal.

When your next adventure arrives, simply unscrew the back of the box to access your money, then look forward to the good times you will get to have together thanks to your hard work of saving up!

Aura Digital Photo Frames

aura digital photo frames

Digital photo frames have been around for over a decade, but it’s only in the last couple of years that they’ve become an LDRs best friend.

Previously they were super slow and you needed to upload photos to them via USB.

Now that wifi technology has become much smaller and cheaper, options like the Aura Digital Photo Frame make uploading photos not only anytime but ANYWHERE an absolute breeze.

Aura has created a super simple way to upload photos to their frames, they call it:

From Phone to Frame

Genius, right?! 🙂

Joking aside, Aura’s dedicated smartphone app makes the uploading process really easy. They’ve also included cool photo curation tools that help find the best photos, notices and removes duplicates and even blurry shots.

The frames also incorporate a touch bar giving users the option to swipe through photos (like a gallery), view photo details and even ‘like’ particular photos.

Gifts For Long Distance Couples

Bond Touch Couples Bracelets

Want a sentimental way to let your partner know you’re thinking of them, no matter where you both are in the world? Brighten their day by sending a “touch” with Bond Touch Bracelets.

Tapping the bracelet will send a signal to the other, making it light up and vibrate. What we really like is the vibration will be unique to how you touch your bracelet.

You can tap the bracelets up to ten times, which is cool for creating codes and custom messages. Some examples include:

These bracelets pair together via the Bond Touch App, which gives you other cool details like the city your partner is in, the weather and the battery level of your bracelet. But the feature we like the most is their encrypted chat functionality making it a private and secure space just for your relationship!

Check out their 180+ customer reviews on UncommonGoods.com to see what other long distance couples think about these bracelets and how they are using them.

Touch bracelets are an amazing way to stay connected from afar. Check out our in depth review where we compare the best long distance touch bracelets available in 2021.

‘The Story of Us’ Couples Journal

“The Story of Us” Couples Journal

“The Story of Us” Couples Journal is a great way to keep track of all the special moments you and your partner create as a couple.

One of the unique reasons we love this journal for long distance couples is because we create amazing moments together, even while apart. But we are likely to push them to the side and forget them for the moments we create when physically together!

There are 88 pages with 72 photo corners, so you can include the perfect mix of words and pictures to tell YOUR story.

You can either fill out the journal together or fill it out yourself and surprise your partner. Either way, it’s sure to be a treasured keepsake for years to come.

Max 2 & Nora By Lovense

max 2 and nora by lovense

While nothing beats being physically intimate together, the distance between you has other ideas.

That’s where Max 2 & Nora By Lovense can help you maintain your sex life together no matter how far apart you are.

Max 2, a male stroker, and Nora, a rabbit vibrator, use Bluetooth to connect to each other through the Lovense Remote App. You can choose to use the app to control each device separately but where the real magic happens is the devices being able to control each other!

But how!?

nora rotating head example

As you move the Max 2 up and down, the head of the Nora will rotate while the vibrating motor in the arm will activate.

max 2 contractions example

As you insert the Nora, the air pump in the Max 2 will mimic vaginal contractions and activate the vibrating motor.

What’s really cool is that as you increase the speed of movements on one device it will cause the other to intensify too!

To note: LGBTQ+ and same sex long distance couples can also use these devices. Lovense has made it possible for two Max 2 or two Nora devices to connect and control each other. Visit the official Lovense website for more details.

Onyx+ & Pearl 2 By Kiiroo

onyx+ and pearl 2 by Kiiroo

Kiiroo is another company helping to keep the intimacy alive between long distance couples. Their flagship couples set, Onyx+ & Pearl 2, provides one of the most realistic sexual experiences you can have while apart.

Rather than using suction to produce contractions, the Onyx+ utilizes a rotating motor and ten contracting rings to simulate the the up and down motion of intercourse. Each ring contracts separately that produces unique and precise sensations.

This is only possible because of the Pearl 2’s integrated touch-sensitive technology.

As you insert and remove the Pearl 2 it will signal for specific rings within the Onyx+ to contract and expand, mimicking the exact same movements. We think this allows you and your partner to create the most accurate intimate moments from afar.

Using Kiiroo’s FeelConnect app, you can seamlessly link the two devices together through the “partner connect” feature.

Have these couples devices caught your eye? For more details, see our post on the most orgasmic sex toys for long distance couples.

Adventure Challenge Couples Edition

the adventure challenge couples edition with camera

When you get the chance to see each other in person, The Adventure Challenge Couples Edition will help you make absolutely every minute count.

Visits can start off being fairly spontaneous but you can easily get stuck into regular routines, even if you haven’t seen each other for a while. We like what The Adventure Challenge has to offer because it gets you out of your comfort zone, doing many things you never would’ve attempted previously!

The couples edition contains 50 activities, but you won’t know what you’ll be doing until you scratch off the adventure.

Don’t back out! Commit to doing whatever you uncover and document your fun in the book with words and pictures.

To note: There are both family and friend editions available specifically for those relationships, too.

The LDR Watch By Kitman Keung

kitmen keung LDR watch in stainless steal with black leather band

If you’re tired of always doing the mental math to figure out what time it is where your partner lives then we have the perfect gift of all long distance relationship gifts.

This absoluately stunning watch by Kitman Keung has been crowned The LDR Watch as it allows you to set two timezones.

One for you and the other for your partner!

We love how elegant it looks and the attention to detail, especially the different finishes for each timezone. The left is dark and incorporates a third hand for seconds, while the right has a light finish with just the hour and minute hands.

With two leather band colors to choose from (black or brown) and three case finishes (PVD Black, IP Gold, and stainless steel), you’re sure to find a look that will suit you and your partner’s styles.

Long Distance Relationship Gifts For Him

Custom Map Cufflinks

custom map cuff links for long distance boyfriend

Keep your love close at hand with these Custom Map Cufflinks, handmade by designer, Janice Sears.

We think these make a great long distance relationship gift for men that frequently wear formal attire for work or events.

The map location you choose doesn’t have to be tied to where you are it could be a great way to remember the place you met or where you plan to close the distance! What’s really cool is that Janice will include any location in the world.

Our tip: Go for the optional engraving and add up to 8 characters to the back of the cufflinks. Some ideas include:

The OMG Buttress Pillow

the buttress pillow for long distance couples

Is your partner a butt person? The OMG Buttress Pillow won’t replace yours, “butt” it can help keep them happy while apart!

From the customer reviews it’s actually a damn good pillow! A lot of them say:

At first I bought this as a joke, but…

It’s clear to see that the creators set out to make something that was fun and functional.

Made from natural latex, the pillow is flexible and has separate thighs to cradle the head while also allowing airflow.

While it comes with a washable yoga-pant cover available in your choice of aqua, black, charcoal, beige or purple. You could also include a pair of your own yoga pants to make it unique to you!

Mashtape USB Mixtape

Mashtape: USB Mixtape by The Original Mashtape

There is something beautiful about making a mixtape for a loved one. It could be a window into your youth or way to show them the sounds that make you happy.

Unfortunately it is slowly dying out because of the dominance of online music, but that doesn’t mean you can’t preserve the mixtape with newer technology!

The Mashtape incorporates a USB stick and a cassette tape, which mergers new and old technology perfectly. 

What’s really cool is that you aren’t just limited to music, you can also send photos, videos and other files.

Edge 2 By Lovense

edge 2 in package with accessories

If you or your partner is wanting to explore the ‘P-spot’, the Edge 2 by Lovense is a great place to start.

This device utilizes two vibrating motors, one in the head and one in the base, which stimulate the prostate and perineum.

The result?

  1. Enhanced overall pleasure, and
  2. Powerful orgasms.

The Edge 2 includes a flexible neck, which makes it a great device for beginners, allowing them to adjust the angle helping create the best contact possible.

But what makes this an amazing gift for long distance couples is the Lovense Remote App’s partner control feature, allowing you to control the Edge 2 from anywhere in the world. You can cycle through several vibration modes and even create your own!

Want to know more? Check out the in-depth Edge 2 review & user guide by our Long Distance Intimacy Contributor, Lucas Knight.

Long Distance Relationship Gifts For Her

Evermee Digital Lockets

evermée digital locket friendship necklaces

Evermée Digital Necklaces have brought lockets into the 21st Century.

Rather than storing one or two small physical photos, Evermée lockets digitally store up to three photos that are accessible with your phone.

How is this possible?!

They have incorporated the same secure tech that is used for contactless credit card payments. to see the photos, all you have to do is:

  1. Download the free Evermée app
  2. Scan the locket with your phone, and
  3. Uploaded photos appear on your screen!

See it in action here.

What’s really cool this technology doesn’t need any power, so you never have to charge your necklace or worry about any batteries. It also makes this pendant totally waterproof!

Be sure to check out their Tahitian Black Pearl pendant with either 925 Sterling Silver or 24 K Gold Vermeil and the 18k Gold Plated Crystal pendant.

Long Distance Gift Boxes By HuneyBox

long distance relationship care packages for him and her by huneybox

Sending your partner a care package is easier than ever with HuneyBox.

HuneyBox offers nine long distance themed care packages with think are perfect for LDR couples, including:

Nothing suits your fancy? No problem!

Gene and Marina Huneycutt, the founders of HuneyBox, have included an option to create your own care package using items from the available boxes! You also have the ability to add a photo and a sweet message on the back, making it unique to your relationship.

Lush 3 By Lovense

lush 3 and accessories by lovense

The Lush 3 by Lovense is perfect for long distance couples wanting to take their intimate moments to the next level.

Known as a ‘wearable vibrator’ the Lush 3 has been specifically designed to be used inside and outside of the bedroom. That’s right, now you can take the fun with you, wherever you go.

Just like Lovense’s other long distance toys, your partner to control the many vibration modes and even create their own via the Lovense Remote App.

Just imagine being on video chat and your partner seeing the surprising reaction made once they activate an intense vibration mode.

It’s important to note that despite being one of the most powerful Bluetooth vibrators available, the Lush 3 is extremely quiet. Making it the perfect for thin-walled apartments and those of us that like to have fun outside.

There are many app controlled options available. Check out our post on the best bluetooth vibrators for long distance fun.

TALSAM Smart Bracelets & Necklaces

talsam smart bracelets and necklaces for long distance gifts

TALSAM Smart Bracelets are a heartwarming way to let your partner know whenever they are in your thoughts.

Designed to be gorgeous and an amazing piece of tech, these bracelets incorporate semi-precious stones and  Swarovski crystals, which light up when the wearer receives a message via the TALSAM mobile app.

They also vibrate, acting as a physical ‘touch’ notification.

Imagine the look on your partner’s face as the charm lights up? We think their face will light up just as much!

The added functionality of the app also gives you and your partner a private place for your relationship. Similar to the Bond Touch app, you can send encrypted messages and pictures but it has a few unique features up it’s sleeve:

  1. Send a welcome video the first time the device is connected.
  2. Send each other emojis that take shape from the stars.
  3. Activate an SOS feature for location sharing.

Another reason we like TALSAM is that it also includes a necklace length chain. Pairing this with the luxurious finish makes it one of the most versatile option available.

Cute Long Distance Relationship Gifts

Long Distance Messages In A Bottle

long distance messages in a bottle gift

Have you ever left handwritten messages in your partners home or room for them to find after a visit?

We did and we think it is one of the most amazing ways to show your partner how much you care for them.

These Long Distance Messages In A Bottle are a great way to create the same feelings without having to run a covert operation! (which is perfect for ‘never-mets’)

The bottle includes 50 pre-written messages in separate capsules. The creators ‘prescribed’ one a day, which gives you more than a month of messages. You could binge read them all at once but we think the best idea is to open one every time the distance is getting you down and you need a pick-me-up!

Homesick Candles

Homesick Candles

What does home smell like to you? If you live in Texas, it might smell like dark leather, fresh pine, and lemon; if you’re from Colorado, it may smell like spruce, cedar, sandalwood, amber, and cinnamon; and if you’re from New York it may smell like apple, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin.

These Homesick Candles were originally made for people who have moved away and are missing home.

It’s in the name!

But we think there are a couple of scenarios where they also make an amazing gift for long distance couples:

  1. You can give your partner a sense of where you come from.
  2. Gift them the scent of where you plan to close the distance.

Hand-poured using soy wax candles, each option has been made with special input from locals in each state for thoughtfully authentic aromas. Find yours here!

Heart Messenger by LoveBox

lovebox messenger for long distance families

How do you combine a text message with a physical gift? With the Heart Messenger by LoveBox.

lovebox app

When you send a message through the LoveBox mobile app, the heart on the front of spins until the lid is lifted.

It literally acts as a physical notification!

Just imagine the look on your partner’s face when they catch the heart spinning in the corner of their eye.

See a demonstration of the spinning heart here.

The story behind LoveBox is inspiring. Jean Gregoire came up with the idea when he moved away from his fiancée, Melodie, in France to study at MIT in Boston.

He wanted a unique way to send her loving messages. Now, your long distance relationship gets to benefit from theirs!

To note: There is a new option available with a color screen, allowing you to send high quality images and more expressive messages.

FILIMIN Long Distance Friendship Frame

Long Distance Friendship Frame by FILIMIN

We’ve already shown you how amazing the long distance relationship lamps from FriendLamps are. Now, the team at FILIMIN have taken them once step further and incorporated the touch technology (which they helped create) into an elegant photo frame!

We love the extra dimension the frame creates and the versatility of being able to hang it on a wall or sit on any flat surface (both vertically or horizontally).

While most long distance couples will buy two frames (one each), FILIMIN has a range of lamps and have made it possible for them to connect to each other. Our favorites are their Mid-Century Modern and Classic (Original) lamps.

mid century design friendship lamp by filimin
woman looking down at filimin classic friendship lamp

To note: All FILIMIN products are made with North American plugs, so you will need an adaptor if you or your partner lives overseas. FriendLamps uses USB to power their lamps, which may make them a better option for international long distance couples.

Have these lamps caught your eye? See our review and comparison of the best long distance touch lamps available in 2021.

International Snacks by Universal Yums

universal yums subscription box gift

When you can’t afford to travel the world together, International Snacks by Universal Yums make for the perfect monthly date night.

Each month, you’ll get a box of snacks from another country along with a booklet describing the snacks and containing recipes, trivia, and more.

Just make sure to get a second subscription so you can each get a box when you’re apart!

There are three different box sizes to choose from:

It’s worth checking out their previous boxes to get a feel for what is provided. Past boxes include snacks from Taiwan, Greece, South Korea, Turkey, Spain, and Germany.

Kind Notes

custom kind notes

Known as the ‘perfect pick-me-up’, Kind Notes are a collection of unique messages you can send to your long distance partner, which can be read each day or whenever they want a reminder of you.

There are many options available and they are completely customizable so you can put something together that is truly unique and suits your partner! 

They even have a section dedicated to couples in long distance relationships!

Long Distance Anniversary Gifts

Wishbeads Intention Couples Bracelets

Wishbeads Intention Couples Bracelets with pen and paper

Do you like setting your intentions for how you want the future to look? If so, you’ll love these Wishbeads Intention Couples Bracelets for women and men.

You can either put your intentions in your own bracelet or, when you’re together, you can write your intentions to put in each other’s bracelets. Perhaps that intention is about when you’ll close the distance?

Made from beautiful natural stones, you can choose from black lava stone or brown tiger’s eye for men or one of these stunning options for women:

Couple’s Kissing Mugs

Kissing Mugs

Is coffee life for you and your partner? If you answered yes, you will both adore these Kissing Mugs.

Apart, each mug is adorable, but when you get to be together, the mugs fit into the perfect kiss with handles that form a heart.

A hand-applied glaze ensures that each mug is unique, just like your love for each other.

To note: While hand-washing will help them last longer, these mugs can go on the top rack of the dishwasher.

The Personalized Anniversary Journal

couples anniversary journal

Every year you spend together is precious, even if it’s from a distance.

We think it’s worth recording and remembering each milestone and The Personalized Anniversary Journal is a great way to do it.

Made with vellum paper and a silk moire cover, this high quality journal is made for 60 anniversaries and comes with a matching box, which will keep it safe for decades.

Each year includes four pages:

There are also seven envelopes included to store extra memories from each decade together.

Connected Heartbeat Rings By The Touch X

hb ring by the touch

If there is a perfect promise ring for long distance couples, it’s the Connected Heartbeat Rings by The Touch X.

These rings work in a similar way to the bond touch bracelets but rather than just sending through a regular vibration, these rings will create a vibration that mimics your heartbeat in real-time!

Once connected via their dedicated HB Ring app, all you need to do is tap your ring twice to send your heartbeat. It’s worth noting that you also have the option to send a heartbeat that was recorded as a previous message.

A super cool feature we like is called “surprise me” that sends your partner’s heartbeat at random times of the day!

Just like more conventional rings, you also receive high quality storage boxes that also act as charging stations. They only come in black but you have the option to choose from purple, yellow, dark blue, light blue, orange, or red lining.

Available in in striking rose gold, 18k rose gold, and jet black finishes, we think this is a much more personal way of letting your partner know they’re in your thoughts.

It’s no secret that we love technology that helps LDR couples. See our full list of the most weird to wonderful long distance relationship gadgets.

You Can’t Go Wrong With Flowers!

giving flowers as a gift to your long distance partner

We think flowers make great gifts because they are versatile. There are different types for different occasions and are readily available if needed in short amount of time.

It has never been easier to order flowers from the other side of the world. With a couple of taps on your phone or clicks of a mouse you can have your partner’s favorite bouquet sent to their door within a couple of hours!

We recommend Flowers Fast because they work with local florists around the world and offer same day delivery at no additional cost.

They also have a huge range of options so you’re sure to find something your partner will love.

Long Distance Relationship Birthday Gifts

Uncommon Goods Online Experiences

uncommon experiences mixology class

Even when you’re apart, date night doesn’t need to be relegated to “Netflix and chill.” Instead, why not enjoy an Uncommon Goods Online Experience together.

These experiences include a live class with an expert instructor plus the materials you need for the class (you may need to purchase some of your own ingredients or other materials).

What’s really cool is that UncommonGoods factors in delivery times when picking dates and will only let you pick dates where items will arrive beforehand.

Some of the best options for long distance birthday gifts are:

But our favorite has to be the Home Bar Hero: Mixology Class & Simple Syrups. It includes a 90-minute live virtual experience, a flavored simple syrup set shipped to you before the date of your experience, and an email sent at least 24 hours ahead of time with all the details you’ll need for the class.

Oculus Quest 2 VR Sets

oculus quest 2 for couples

Looking for a way to go on dates together, even when you’re miles apart?

While it can be tough to recreate date nights that look and feel like you’re physically together, the Oculus Quest 2 VR Sets are the next best thing.

You may be thinking that Oculus is just for seasoned gamers, but there are many different options for everyone to enjoy! Including:

One benefit to the Oculus Quest 2 over other VR sets is that you don’t need to connect it to a computer to play. All you need is your smartphone!

Tellinga Storytelling Mail Art

Tellinga Storytelling Mail Art

Some of the most heartwarming conversations we’ve had about our relationship were when we reminisced about how we met and how we’ve grown as a couple.

Tellinga Storytelling Mail Art is an amazing way to tell your story and turn it into a unique gift.

How does it work?

All you have to do is upload a picture of the two of you along with the story you want to tell. The team at Tellinga will then go to work to recreate your story.

What’s really cool are the packages. You have the option to choose a one to twelve part story, with each part mailed to your partner every week.

For example, you could choose a one-part story to describe the day you met, a three-part story to show your first date, a six-part story showing some of your favorite moments together, or a twelve-part story that runs from the time you first met until you use the final story to propose across the distance!

Have Their Favorite Food Delivered

UberEats

Food delivery has completely changed our lives and while you may not think it relates to long distance couples, it sure does.

Apps like Uber Eats allow you to order food without physically being at the address you want it sent to. Meaning you can send super delicious food to your partner!

Whether they’re sick or super busy, you could send them their favorite takeout for a nice pick-me-up.

If you want to step your date nights up a notch, you could order the same style of food and eat together!

If you’ve never used Uber Eats, now is the time! To get a nice discount on your order, use the code ‘eats-vhva4‘ at checkout.

TableTopics Couples Edition

table topics couples edition

Whether your relationship is new or you feel like you’ve already discussed everything under the sun, you’ll appreciate the couples edition of TableTopics.

Each cube contains 135 questions, which is sure to provide hours of discussion. Use them during your nightly video chat sessions or save them for the next time you get to spend time together in person.

Some questions include:

Gift Cards (When All Else Fails!)

spotify gift cards

If you’re struggling to find something for your partner, a gift card might be a good last minute solution. 

While many might think this is a lazy option, it’s definitely not!

Depending on the gift card, it gives your partner the opportunity to pick something that they may have had their eye on for a while, but couldn’t afford.

We like EJGiftCards.com because you can buy gift cards at a discount and it’s not uncommon to save 25% on some cards!

Long Distance Matching Gifts

Custom Soundwave Couples Necklaces

Hand holding Custom Soundwave Couples Necklaces by Jeweler Bazaar

The sound of your partner’s voice is precious. Now, you can carry a visual representation of that sound with these Custom Soundwave Couples Necklaces.

All you have to do is email a 10 to 15 second sound clip and the creator, Gergin Martinov Siderov, will use the sound wave pattern from the recording to create two necklaces! One of you gets the sound wave, and the other gets the plate the wave was cut from.

To note: It’s important to plan what you want to say. On average, 10 to 15 seconds of audio translates to 23 to 35 spoken words, which gives you a lot to work with!

Gergin has also made the necklaces available in chain lengths from 14 to 20 inches and in three beautiful finishes:

Matching Long Distance Relationship Shirts By BoldLoft

long distance matching couples shirts

If you and your partner make a “Super Team” you’ll adore these Matching Long Distance Relationship Shirts By BoldLoft.

The man’s shirt has a character resembling a certain Man of Metal flying with a red string connected to one ankle. The woman’s shirt has a character resembling a certain Fantastic Female holding onto a red string while she’s standing on a board.

These white shirts are available in 3 men’s sizes and 4 women’s sizes, and you must choose one of each (unfortunately you can’t get two men’s shirts).

Date & Initials Matching Crew Neck Sweaters

long distance couples matching crew neck sweaters

If you love matching your outfit to your partner’s, you’ll love these Date & Initials Matching Crew Neck Sweaters from Both By AK.

Plan ahead and wear your sweaters the same day to feel like you’re together while apart, or surprise your partner with a selfie of yourself wearing the sweater.

Choose from one of four sizes (S, M, L, and XL) and 7 colors (black, white, dark gray, sand, brown, olive green, light blue). Then, choose an important date to be stitched in Roman numerals on the front and your initials on the right sleeve.

Don’t like crew neck sweaters? Both By AK has several other clothing styles available to customize.

Couples ‘You Complete Me’ Avocado Phone Cases By Alpha Cases

couples matching phone cases

What’s cute by itself and even more adorable when you get to see each other in person again? These Couples “You Complete Me” Avocado Phone Cases By Alpha Cases!

Each phone case has half a cartoon avocado on the back – when you place the phone cases next to each other, the avocados look like they’re reaching out to each other.

If you and your partner have different phones we won’t hold it against you and neither will Alpha Cases. They have made these cases available for several different popular brands and models (from the last 6-7 years).

Leather Coordinates Bracelets By Orange Bridge Supply

leather coordinates bracelet

If your partner loves the look of leather, surprise them with these Leather Coordinates Bracelets By Orange Bridge Supply.

You can have the coordinates of where you first met (or any other special place) laser engraved on the outside of the bracelet and a short message engraved on the inside.

We’re big fans of leather as it pairs well with almost any fashion style and because of how durable it is. While you probably don’t know much about Horween Chromexcel leather, all you need to know is that it’s super high quality, ensuring your partner will treasure and enjoy them for a long time.

Orange Bridge Supply has included multiple customization option to make them unique to your relationship. You can choose from five sizes, four fonts, and three colors including English tan, black and driftwood.

Personalized Long Distance Gifts

Couples Mixed Tape Pillows

Couples Mixtape Pillows

Do you remember the days of creating mixtapes? Relive that nostalgia with these Couples Mixed Tape Pillows.

Both sides are customizable, so you can add just the right message for your partner. For example, you could put your names on the front and a special message on the back, like:

These pillows are made from polyester, which makes them machine washable, and perfect for either indoor or outdoor use.

Long Distance Couples State Keychains

Long Distance Couples City_State Keychains by Game Face

These Long Distance Couples State Keychains are a subtle yet amazing way to show your heart belongs to someone in another state.

Each keychain has a wooden cutout of the state where you or your partner lives. But what makes these keychains super special is the included hearts close to your city or town and the dotted line that connects the two states when they’re next to each other.

Tim Osbourn, the creator, has included multiple wood options:

Two Location Night Sky Star Maps

 night sky star map gift for long distance couples

Two Location Night Sky Star Maps make an amazing long distance gift because you can personalize them based on a special date related to your relationship.

The company uses astronomy software to recreate exactly what the night sky looked like at a certain location and precise moment in time.

Choose your current locations or two other places and times, like where you met and the last time you saw each other in person.

Personalization options include:

LoveBook Personalized Couple’s Story Books

lovebook personalized books for long distance couples

The LoveBook is a personalized gift that allows you to create story of your relationship in book form.

This isn’t just some flakey site that inserts your names into the storyline. You get to craft something that is truly unique to you and your partner.

You get to:

  1. Design the characters to look like you and your partner.
  2. Select the front cover of the book, and
  3. Personalize each page to fit your story.

They also have a section dedicated to long distance relationships, which will help give you ideas to craft your book!

LoveCoups Personalized Love Coupons

long distance love coupons

The creators of the LoveBook have another great gift in LoveCoups personalized love coupons.

Creating the coupon booklet is a similar process where you design your characters, select the front cover and choose your coupons.

The main difference being that the pages will include your hand picked coupons, including options like:

There are many options to choose from including others dedicated to long distance couples.

Personalized Songs by SongFinch

If you’ve ever thought about writing a song or poem for your partner but doubted your abilities,  Personalized Songs by SongFinch are the perfect way to show how much you care.

The platform partners you with a professional recording artist to create a custom song in just seven days.

And for less than you might expect!

You choose the genre (folk, country, R&B, singer-songwriter, acoustic pop, or rap/hip-hop) and mood (heartfelt, happy, uplifting, comical, or reflective), then Songfinch pairs you with the perfect artist.

As you work together and share stories and memories of your relationship, they will create the perfect personalized song.

Our Favorite Long Distance Gifts

There are so many practical long distance relationship gifts available that will help strengthen the bond between you and your partner.

If we’re to pick just one, it would be have to be the touch bracelets from the innovative team at HEY Bracelets.

And for a few reasons…

hey bracelets for long distance friends

Perfect For Couples

Many gifts we give each other are one sided. With HEY bracelets you’re connected to one another no matter where you are in the world. This is super powerful when it comes to strengthening your bond from afar.

Unique Technology

HEY Bracelets are the perfect marriage of style and technology. We really like how they’ve incorporated their ‘squeeze tech’ to mimic physical touch, rather than using vibrations.

Affordability

As of 30th November 2021, the team at HEY are currently running a 35% off promotion, making these bracelets super affordable compared to other long distance touch gifts.

Now It’s Your Turn

Woohoo you made it!

We think this is a pretty amazing list of long distance relationship gifts. Of course we’re a little bit biased but is there anything we missed?

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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!