CHRISTMAS GIFTS UNDER $100: 10 GREAT OPTIONS ON AMAZON
It’s time to finalise your Christmas shopping lists and break open the piggy bank - the festive season is officially here! With Christmas just a few sleeps away, it’s time to narrow down your wish lists and place your orders. If you’re looking to gift something unique and thoughtful for your loved ones and don’t want to spend hours scouring through different websites for the perfect gift, then head to Amazon.
From headphones to coffee makers to shoes and much more, Amazon is your one-stop online shop for all your gifting needs. And your gift shopping needn’t break the bank: we’ve put together this gift guide to simplify your Christmas shop. Keep an eye out for the shipping deadlines before placing your order to ensure you receive it in time for Xmas. Scroll down for some seriously good gift ideas under $100.
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) | $59 on Amazon
This compact smart speaker from Amazon is a no-brainer for anyone looking to add a cool gadget to their living room. This 21st-century electronic genie can do many tasks at once from setting up reminders, alarms, playing music or movies, to even answering your queries and connecting calls, if need be. If you’re looking to spoil a friend or family member with this futuristic tech, snap this up from Amazon today.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max | $99 on Amazon
Start streaming from your favourite online services in 4K with Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Max. Simply plug the Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port of your TV and enjoy content from your favourite apps with Dolby Vision and Audio. For hands-free control, you can give verbal commands to the Alexa-powered voice remote to play a specific show or movie, pause, stop or rewind. Upgrade your TV to next-gen smarts with one of these simple sticks.
Philips Hue E27 White LED smart bulb | $34.95 on Amazon
Add smart lighting to your home with a Philips Hue E27 smart bulb. It’s both Bluetooth and Zigbee compatible, and can be set up to work with voice assistants via Apple Homekit or Google Home. Maxing out an average of 25,000 hours, this smart bulb will last you a lifetime. Also, you can also check out the Philips Hue B22 smart bulb if you don’t have an E27 fitting at home.
Dreamegg D1 Sound Machine | $34.95 on Amazon
Know someone who struggles with sleep? A white noise sound machine may be a fantastic gift idea. Featuring 24 soothing sounds, optional night light, auto off timer and adjustable sound controls, this compact device is portable too, so you can pack it away when on holiday or a business trip. Make improvements to your sleep quality with this device from Amazon.
Philips ProCare Airstyler | $98.24 on Amazon
Whatever your personal hair routine, a good hair dryer is a solid investment for healthy hair. If you’re not looking to spend big bucks on hair tools, then Philips’s ProCare Airstyler has got you covered. Whether your hair is naturally wavy or kinky, with five styling attachments, you can dry and style your hair however you’d like in one go, saving you plenty of time. And it might save a trip to the salon – get that perfectly coiffed hair at home for under AU$100.
Cuisinart Wine Opener | $96.60 on Amazon
Red or white, whatever the colour of your favourite tipple, open a bottle of wine style at your next Christmas do with the Cuisinart rechargeable wine opener. This automatic wine opener lets you open bottles with a touch of a button and also features a foil cutter and vacuum sealer to maintain the freshness of the wine for extended periods of time. This product comes with a three-year warranty, so it’s a foolproof Christmas deal.
Breville Waffle Maker (BWM250BSS) | $82.44 on Amazon
Nothing beats warm waffles on Christmas morning. Treat someone to a sweet surprise with this waffle maker from Breville. With variable temperature settings, make fluffy and crispy waffles whenever you’d like with this PFOA-free non-stick Scandinavian waffle iron available on Amazon.
Trekology YIZI GO camping chairs (2-pack) | $89.99 on Amazon
An Aussie Christmas is incomplete without a trip to the beach to take in some sunshine and good times, sipping a cold one while relaxing. Now you don’t have to get sand all over you 'cause you can pop out a couple of these portable camping chairs to enjoy the outdoors. Weighing just 960g, these lightweight foldable camping chairs are perfect for all occasions. Each chair can hold up to 135kg and the seat covers are machine washable. This is a perfect gift for anyone who loves to get out often.
NutriBullet 600W Series Blender | $78 on Amazon
Know a gym junkie who’s a big fan of smoothies? Gift them a NutriBullet 600W blender. It can pulverise just about anything and has a simple yet intuitive design for easily blending fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts. Your loved ones will thank you for years to come for this durable smoothie blender.
LEGO Creator Expert Bonsai Tree 10281 building kit | $89.99 on Amazon
If you know someone who’s a fan of creative projects, then the Lego Bonsai tree building set is a great gift idea. Piece together a bonsai tree from scratch with interchangeable custom pieces that can be swapped according to your vision to either create pink cherry blossom blooms or a traditional bonsai tree. As part of Lego’s Botanical collection, this piece measures about 18cm in height and and 20cm in width, making it a great display piece for your living room or office. Bonsai trees are traditional symbols for peace and harmony, so immerse yourself in a mindful build this Christmas.