29 Long Distance Relationship Gifts That Will Bring You Closer

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: November 27, 2023

    Although absence does make the heart grow fonder, having a long-distance relationship can be very hard, especially around the holidays or birthdays. But many gifts can make separating from your boyfriend or girlfriend a little more bearable. Our gift guide has the best long-distance relationship gift ideas to send to your honey.

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    What are the best long-distance relationship gifts?

    Whether it be a heartfelt card, personalized trinkets, or simply sending a care package, the gesture will make your partner feel loved. These gifts don’t have to be expensive either and can be as simple as writing a heartfelt letter or making a playlist of songs that remind you of each other.

    If you want to go the extra mile, you can send your hubby plenty of creative and thoughtful gifts. Sending a photo album full of your favorite memories together or putting together a special gift basket full of items that remind you of your partner will make them feel so special.

    So, if you need some inspo, check out our gift guide filled with the best long-distance relationship gift ideas for holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, or when you need to tell them you’re missing their face.

  1. Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set
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    A pair of Bond Touch bracelets for you and your favorite. When you touch it, they feel it—no matter where they are. The natural vibration mimics your partner’s touch. When you send a touch, your partner’s bracelet will light up in the color of your choice.

  3. Long Distance Touch Lamp
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    Maybe you’re lucky enough to live in the same town as your best friend. If not, finding things that keep you connected is essential: long phone calls, Skype sessions, and random texts to say hello. These lamps are another cute way to make you feel close when you’re far apart.

    Each person connects their lamp to WiFi, and when one person touches their lamp, the other will light up. A little way to say, “I’m thinking of you.”

  5. Love Box Messenger
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    Send heartfelt messages to loved ones—anytime, anywhere in the world—with this modern take on the classic love note. When you send a new message through the easy-to-use app, the chunky heart on the beechwood box spins to alert the recipient. Then, the object of your affection opens the box to read the sentiment on the mirrored screen inside. Then, they can return the virtual embrace by spinning the heart to send a shower of digital hearts to the sender’s screen. Perfect for a Valentine’s Day gift for your long-distance love.

  7. Why I Miss You Book
  8. Fill in the blanks of this small volume, and voilà: it becomes a personalized gift someone you miss will read again and again. Make it as long, lovey-dovey, or lol-y as you please! Need long-distance relationship gifts for far-flung friends, international lovers, or faraway fam? You’re welcome. It makes a beautiful keepsake!

  9. Where We Met Map
  10. Turn a special street or area in this famous city into an art map. Just search for the address of your special place, and we’ll find it for you. These wall art prints come in various designs and sizes to match your preferences. Our frame options suit any living space style, no matter your home decor. Create something perfect for you. Make your map print unique by taking full advantage of our personalization options. Add text, craft a special message, change the names, and more to create a piece of art tailored to you.

  11. Victoria’s Secret Gift Card
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    Gift cards are not the most romantic gift, but if you are in a jam and looking for a last-minute gift for your girl, treat her to some new sexy undergarments. Giving the perfect present is easy! Gift cards are wrapped in our signature pink striped box. All gift cards are redeemable online, in US stores, or by phone.

  13. Conversation Starters
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    Keep those Facetime conversations going with this toy. It’s a surefire way to get the sparks flying between you two! It will get you out of your comfort zone and remind you why you are together in the first place. Whether it’s the first date or you’ve been together for years. Interact with your partner and get closer than ever. Makes a truly thoughtful gift.

  15. Letters To Open When
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    Each letter is printed with a unique prompt like – Open when you need a pep talk…, Open when you need to make a big decision…, Open when you need a good laugh. So fill these 12 letters with pep talks, advice, and good cheer for a friend, family member, or long-distance love. There is nothing like an old-fashioned letter to keep the romance flowing.

  17. Hug This Pillow Until
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    If you’re in a long-distance relationship or your best friend lives out of state, you understand the pain of not being able to hug your loved one, but at least this pillowcase can send the right message while you’re apart! This can also make a great anniversary gift for a long-distance relationship.

  19. Bottle Capsule Love Letters
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    Message in SMS? How about a message in a capsule? There are 50 messages in a bottle, so the only problem is what you want to tell your lover. Write a secret love note to cure them, broken hearts, every meal, every day. Or just like the boy in the movie “Millionaire’s First Love,” a romantic tear-jerker movie, asking her to “eat” it every day to tell her the adore and miss he didn’t say before. Small but potent, a definite cure for sure!

  21. Long Distance State Coffee Mug
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    If you and your best friend don’t live near to one another, one of the things you miss most is those intimate talks over your morning coffees. Each personalized mug features a live map of the states you live in, and the cities are marked with a heart. Dotted lines and a heart connect the two maps. Together forever, never apart. Maybe in the distance, but never a soul.

  23. Me Without You Lovebook
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    Looking for the perfect way to say I love you to someone special? From famed illustrators Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, the New York Times bestselling book Me Without You features countless cute color illustrations of incomplete scenarios without two. A uniquely charming gift for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, or just because, readers will find themselves dipping into this beguiling book again and again.

  25. A Hug in a Box
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    Spoil them from afar with this hug in a gift box of curated care packages for all of life’s little (and big!) moments. It is included in Cup of Love tea, cloud socks, bath soap, and luxury hand cream.

  27. Weighted Blanket
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    A weighted blanket helps relax your body by simulating the feeling of being held or hugged, making you fall asleep faster and sleep better throughout the night. The 7-layer system is designed to comfortably surround your body and form to your shape while you sleep, and the MORE glass beads & less fiberfill design offer better temperature control.

  29. A Digital Photo Frame
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    Love sharing photos? The Nixplay digital picture frame gives you control over your images and the power to share them where you want. Gift this frame to your loved one and quickly email photos for instant display from anywhere in the world, anytime. Create & update different photo playlists easily and choose which frame displays each playlist, or send multiple playlists—the perfect gift for a long-distance friendship or relationship.

  31. Personalized Coordinates Bracelet
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    With your latitude and longitude coordinates stamped on the outside, this cuff bracelet makes a very personalized and romantic gift for your long-distance partner. You can even personalize the inside with a sweet message.

  33. I Love You Keychain
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    A thoughtful gesture of giving, our engraved wooden keychain is passionately made with the highest quality of walnut wood, preserving its natural wood grains and paired with a key ring made from brass. Engraved with words, “I Love You More Than The Miles Between Us” and added with an intricate image of a world map, reminding that love is stronger no matter how far the distance. A beautiful Christmas gift for your long-distance lover.

  35. Missing You Notes


    Let your special someone know that love knows no distance! No matter how far, KindNotes will keep you connected with a daily dose of your pet. They will be impressed with this jar of 31 love-themed messages enclosed in mini decorative envelopes to be opened daily or anytime they need a little pick-me-up—a super thoughtful LDR gift.

  37. I Miss Your Face Candle
  38. long-distance-relationship-gifts-candleThese are busy times, and seeing your best friend or loved one doesn’t always happen. Tell them how much you miss them with this sweet “I Miss Your Face” candle they’ll love. Make it extra special by personalizing the lid with your message.

  39. Sarcastic Bracelet
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    This bracelet with a message safely hidden inside will make her smile whenever she looks at it. Made of stainless steel it won’t rust or fade… just like your love for each other. Elegant but straightforward, it can be worn every day.

  41. Countdown Clock


    Countdown to your important day – the next time you see each other again! The clock can count down ranges from 1 minute to 999 days (more than two years) No need to manually calculate the remaining days on the calendar – enter the current date and target date.

  43. Phone Stand
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    Make video chat date night a lot easier with this cell phone stand. Your smartphone will sit perfectly in the M2 Stand to receive incoming video calls and watch movies without the hassle of having to handle your phone. The Cable Management on the back of the M2 Stand allows you to organize your cables when recharging the battery neatly. 

  45. Kissing Mugs
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    Celebrate being a part of a pair with these porcelain mugs that fit together as you fit with your favorite person. Each mug in the set of two looks like a friendly face. When the mugs touch, their lips kiss and the handles form a heart shape. Use them the next time you’re enjoying a hot drink with your special someone (and go ahead and give your love a smooch when they ask if you’d like a refill).

  47. Funny Greeting Card
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    This funny card is a great way to say I’m Missing You. Hand-drawn and printed on heavyweight white matte card stock. Matching natural brown kraft envelope included. Blank Inside. Your long-distance boyfriend or girlfriend with love this one. If you are looking for more cards, here is a list of funny cards.

  49. Cute Photo Frame
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    Tell them you are lucky to be in love with your best friend. Your significant other will look forward to waking up next to this frame in the morning. This cheeky wood-string art picture frame is perfect for an anniversary! 

  51. Still Together Spoon
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    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 good long-distance couples who enjoy their brews together.

  53. Pocket Hug Card
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    Send a thoughtful note to friends or family going through a tough time. But not just a message, but a hug too that they can carry anywhere they go. 

  55. Travel Duffle Bag Set
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    The Weekender is designed to meet the flight regulations and requirements for carrying luggage. A shoe compartment is designed at the side of the duffel bag to separate your shoes from other stuff. The duffel also comes with a toiletries bag convenient for people who love traveling. The toiletries bag can keep your essentials organized while you travel without messing up your stuff.

  57. Bold Loft Drinking Glasses
  58. With all of your heart and soul, you want them to know that nothing would bring you closer to bliss than for them to be yours forever. They can be reminded daily with the gift of our romantic couple glass set that lets you request eternally, Love Me Tender, Love Me Long, take me to your heart! You both can use this practical gift every day.