Gift Lists for Women

31 Going Away Gifts That Will Send Her Off With a Smile

Updated on April 26, 2021 Updated on Apr 26, 2021
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    We all have good friends or family that move away – and saying goodbye sucks! No matter how far they’re going, remind them you’ll always be there – with fun and thoughtful going away gifts.

  1. Long Distance State Coffee Mug
  2. This state mug design comes with the quote, Friends forever never apart, maybe in distance but never at heart. The perfect “bon voyage” gift to let your best friend know how much they’re going to be missed! Personalize the mug with custom maps – the states, country, or province of your choice.

  3. Only Good Vibes

    Have you ever wished you could give friendship in a jar? Wish granted. These jars are filled to the brim with colorful daily quotes. They provide simple reminders and words of wisdom to inspire them towards their dreams.  The perfect gift to show how much you value their friendship.

  5. Lovebox Heart Messenger 
  6. Send heartfelt messages to your loved one — anywhere in the world— with this modern love note. When you send a message, the chunky heart on the beechwood box spins to alert them. Then, they open the box to read the message. They can return the love by turning the heart, which sends back a shower of digital hearts.

  7. Goodbye Journal
  8. Winne, the Pooh said it right, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” This matte softcover journal is what going away gifts should be – simple and from the heart. Add some awesome compliment pens and an inspiring travel coffee mug for a great gift set.

  9. Best Friend Candle
  10. Does your bestie need just a sprinkle of snark in their lives? This 100% natural soy vanilla candle will fill their home with the unmistakable scent of cupcakes straight from the oven. And, a portion of the proceeds is donated to empowering women in need!

  11. Digital Photo Frame Filled With Memories
  12. Leaving behind loved ones is the hardest part. So make them feel as if you’re still right there by sending photos and small videos instantly to their frame – anytime, anywhere. All you need is the corresponding free smartphone app. The smart touch screen also allows them to view photos conveniently, adjust brightness, and set to sleep mode.

  13. New Beginnings Bracelet
  14. How about a lucky bracelet to send them on their way? The Lotus symbol represents good fortune, positive energy, eternity, creation, and new beginnings. Jasper has nurturing energies to provide courage and wisdom. Hematite is known to create a protective environment. While Green Aventurine is known as the “Stone of Opportunity,” thought to be the luckiest of all crystals. 

  15. Succulent Gift Box
  16. Need going away gifts for coworkers? No problem! Here’s a fun and unique goodbye gift basket. Each succulent is hand-grown in L.A. and comes packaged in a premium gift box with a scented soy candle, colorful matches, and a cute gift card. You can also choose add-ons like a bright cactus keychain, compass necklace, or natural lip balm.

  17. Donut Forget Memory Book
  18. This adorable memory book will help them take their most special memories with them on the journey ahead. Instead of a card, have all their friends and family write a special note in this book. A wonderful keepsake they won’t ever forget.

  19. Not That Far Towel
  20. One thing’s for sure: No matter where they go, they’re going to need a dishtowel. So why not choose a thoughtful gift that’ll remind them of your friendship? A sweet (and useful!) sentiment for a close friend or family member moving away.

  21. Homesick Candle

    Did you know that scent is the sense most closely tied to memory? In these state-themed candles, it’s also linked to geography. Like the landscape, each of the states has its scent profile that stays with you wherever you roam. Dozens of states are available so they can enjoy the sent of whatever state they called home. These hand-poured, soy wax candles would be a perfect gift idea for their new home.

  23. Macrame Photo Display
  24. Make your friendship into wall art! This wall decor photo display is a casual, artistic way to show off your favorite photos, pictures, postcards, memos, or artwork. And, better than plain, old picture frames to help them decorate their new home. Gorgeous, durable, and eco-friendly.

  25. Still Together Spoon
  26. Was hanging at the coffee shop your favorite thing to do with her? This Still Having Coffee Together hand-stamped vintage spoon is a great gift to solidify your coffee dates from miles away. A unique gift for the now long-distance coffee date.

  27. Personalized Postcard Pillowcase 
  28. Deliver a special message to your loved one in their new city, every time they go to sleep. Your message will be printed on the left side of the pillowcase and “To” and “From” on the right side. A “forever stamp” has never been so timeless.

  29. Journey Bracelet
  30. Say goodbye and good luck with this motivational friendship bracelet reminding them to focus on the incredible journey ahead, not the destination. Leaving can be difficult, but inspirational message bracelets transmit good vibes and inspire positive energy.

  31. Mixtape USB Flash Drive 
  32. A truly unique gift: Send her off with a retro mixtape, as they did in the “olden days.” The reinvention of the iconic mixtape has a pop-out 8gb USB flash drive. Literally, drag and drop your playlist onto the flash drive, personalize the cassette tape, and pop it back into its case. 

  33. Long Distance Friendship Keychain
  34. Keep the memory of your distant loved ones close at hand with a keychain you can share. Each keychain includes three charms (half of a heart + No Matter Where pendant + compass pendant) and is made from stainless steel, which means it won’t change color. Keychains come in a velvet gift bag, ready for gift-giving.

  35. Smudge Kit
  36. Smudging is a simple ritual designed to clear negativity energy. It helps to purify, re-energize, restore, cleanse, and balance you or your space with peace, calmness, and positive intentions. This kit is perfect for going away gifts, and also makes a cool housewarming gift.

  37. Stamped State Bracelet
  38. Send her away with a little piece of her heart on her wrist with this delicate long-distance gift in either  14k gold-plated, 14k rose gold-plated, or sterling silver. Then choose whether you’d like a blank state or one stamped with a mini heart, state initials, or personalized letters.

  39. Bye Felica Wine Glass
  40. If she has a good sense of humor, then this funny wine tumbler will be a big hit and the perfect gift for a friend who’s moving away or changing jobs. Each glass is made to order – just for you. Bye Felica!

  41. Compass Necklace

    It’s all about the journey because life is a series of twists and turns, with exciting discoveries around every bend. So let this necklace remind her to embrace every opportunity as she travels someplace new. Happy trails!

  43. Willow Tree Friendship Box 
  44. Artist Susan Lordi’s Willow Tree pieces are beloved of all ages. This keepsake box represents friendship and has the message ”Forever true, forever friends” scratched into the inside of the box. Made of hand-painted resin and packaged in the famed Willow Tree gift box, it’ll have her feeling all the feels.

  45. Best Bitches Bracelet
  46. These awesome bracelets are hand stamped with “Best Bitches” and perfect for your partner in crime. Present them at her going away party and toast your friendship for the ages. BFF 4 Life!

  47. I Fu*king Miss You Mug
  48. This cup is perfect for your bestie with the potty mouth. Even from states away, you can remind her that she’s missed every morning when she has her f*n coffee. 

  49. Motivational Pencil Set

    For a friend who likes to scribble the old-fashioned way, this selection of hot-foil stamped pencils will boost her confidence in a new place. The cheeky, motivational saying on each pencil uttered by the one and only Cardi B will give her a boost and a laugh! 

  51. Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace
  52. An original and inspiring gift for the girl taking a new job. The Shattered Glass Ceiling necklace is a tribute to all the women who have ever crushed it – the cracked glass symbolizes all the breakthroughs achieved by women past, present, and future. 

  53. Family Photo Display
  54. The perfect gift to remind her of her family, this rotating frame holds two 4×6 inch photos and includes two engraved sides. One is a family tree while the other reads, “Like branches on a tree we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”  Then flick the on/off switch on the base and the engraving glows with a warm light. 

  55. Carpe Diem Pouch
  56. Nuff said. Organize your life with these inspirational and durable carry-all pouches. Available in three sizes and ideal for toiletries, art supplies, or makeup. Even an iPad if you buy the largest size. And if you want to be super creative, you can even purchase a matching shower curtain for her new bathroom.

  57. Dr. Seuss Inspirational Print

    Oh. the places they’ll go! Send them off with some inspirational Dr. Seuss with an 8 x 10 print, carefully packaged, and ready to transport. Then they can frame it when they arrive. 

  59. Custom Face Pillow
  60. Call it a gag gift or a gift of true love to celebrate your long-distance relationship – either way, a customized face pillow will ensure they never forget you (and will scare the crap outta their new friends). Upload a HI-RES image of your face and let the designers do the rest. Pillow comes in various sizes and is constructed with soft polyester fabric and a cotton insert.

  61. Engraved Bamboo Pen
  62. An elegant bamboo pen and matching case, says you think they’re classy and environmentally friendly. Then have their name laser engraved for a personal touch. Makes an excellent farewell gift for colleagues, graduates, and friends – or even as a beautiful retirement gift.