45 Gifts Under $50 That Are Sure To Wow Everyone On a Budget
It can be overwhelming to go shopping for someone when there is a constant bombardment of so many new, different, and quite eclectic gadgets. Let’s admit it, the market is full of ridiculously priced items with limited functional value. If you have a budget of under $50 and are looking to give a memorable and impressive gift that’ll leave a lasting impression on the recipient, then this is the list to read. We simplify your job by listing some of the most popular, value-for-money gifts under $50 in the market that’ll be appreciated by everyone.
Gifts Under $50
Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip
Who doesn’t like to have a power strip capable of powering all the relevant electrical items while also offering charging options for electronic devices? And the fact that the Kasa can be remotely controlled from just about anywhere adds to its value and appeal. The Kasa is a gift that really any friend or loved one in the family will appreciate but it will be particularly loved by someone who needs loads of power outlets and USB ports, and having the Kasa would reduce the mess and stress of having multiple wires of individual power connections and charging ports. It also allows a person to keep a close eye on and better manage energy consumption around the property.
VW Playmate Box
Coolers are one of the handiest items to have at home. The luxury of having chilled drinks at picnics or camping trips is one that everybody would love to have. For someone who loves his drinks, chilled, and loves outdoor adventures, give him the Igloo. At just under $50, your friend is bound to be impressed with this amazing, colorful cooler. And with these more decorative versions in the market, you won’t just like the functionality of the quality Igloo coolers, but will also appreciate its aesthetics. Go ahead! Give your friend a gift he will cherish for years to come!
Sunglasses are a common gift item for men and women. And really, sunglasses are a cool gift to give pretty much anyone. But if you want your under $50 gift to make a strong impression on your loved one, then give sunglasses that will make him stand out in a crowd – enter wood sunglasses! Made of genuine maple wood, these frames will lend your friend a one-of-a-kind look wherever he goes. And if he happens to love water activities, he will love the fact that they can float in water. Next time his sunglasses go into the water, he won’t be worried about losing them. They will simply be floating, waiting to be picked up!
Chef'n Sweet Spot Ice Cream Maker
Got a friend who loves to try making different ice cream flavors in the kitchen? Or maybe he simply loves ice cream and you want to introduce him to the world of making delicious ice cream within the very comfort of his own home? Give him this Chef’n product and he will be overwhelmed with all the possibilities. With this Chef’n in their arsenal, even the most reluctant friend will be tempted to try out making their favorite ice cream flavor at home. And with the Covid19 pandemic forcing so many people into lockdown, this might be the perfect time for them to perfect the art of making their favorite dessert right at home.
Funny Meal Socks Box
Not all gifts under $50 need to be serious gestures of love or affection. Sometimes you are more in need of a change of pace and a bit of a laugh. In such a case, the Rainbow Socks are a great option. Give your fast-food loving friend a joke and a tease. What will initially feel like a scrumptious meal being offered, will turn out to be delightfully quirky, colorful cotton socks that rate highly in offering comfort. He won’t know whether to hit you or laugh his head off. Who knows? He might do both. But rest assured, every time he will put the hilarious socks on, he will feel his spirits lift, and think of you fondly.
Catalonia Oversized Hoodie Blanket
Got a friend who finds winters particularly difficult, maybe because she stays perpetually cold during the season? Does it interfere with his/her daily routine? Well, you can make it better…and do it in luxurious style! Give them this amazing hoodie blanket. Warm as a blanket and worn as a hoodie, this is the perfect thing to keep your friend warm through the day as she does all her tasks with ease. In fact, it is such a warm and stylish statement that your friend will be more than happy to wear it to her outdoor winter outings such as camping, bonfires, and the like. And it is most likely that your friend will be the talk of every gathering she goes to because of this awesome blanket hoodie.
All-Weather Dog Jacket
Got a friend who has to brave all kinds of rough weather – particularly rain – with his dog for most days of the year? Does he hate how his dog has to deal with wet weather while not well-equipped to handle it? Be a considerate friend and give him this awesome dog jacket. Lightweight and rain-repellant, it is perfect for rain in any season and will not be a hassle for your friend’s pet to wear. Choose from some awesome colors and get something your friend will like. This jacket won’t just help your friend feel much safer and happier taking his dog out in the rain but rather it will make him proud of the bold and stylish statement his dog will be making while he is out and about!
Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker
In the fast-paced lives of today, machines that help simplify life and actually facilitate healthy, nutritious living, are must-have appliances in homes. This Hamilton Beach sandwich maker is one such machine. Give it to a friend or family member and help them prepare healthy, to-go meals in a flash. Thanks to it, the possibilities are endless. For parents who have young kids, they will love the delicious, yet healthy options they can offer their little ones at odd times of the day. For those who hate to cook or don’t know how to, this sandwich maker is so easy to use. Give it to such a friend and help him steer his life in a healthier direction. He will be thanking you for it for years to come.
The Original AirFort
With families spending much more time at home together because of the global pandemic, it comes as no surprise that parents are running out of ideas on how to keep the kids entertained in a positive way. Do you have a friend who is particularly struggling with managing her kids? Give her the gift of peace, joy, and relaxation! Get her this Air Fort! It might not be exclusively for her…but with the hours of light-hearted, safe, and mess-free fun this play tent affords her kids, she will feel like you could not have gotten her a better gift. As big as this fort is, who knows, your friend might join in on the fun with her kids and turn it into an experience that leads to closer family bonding!
SUV Window Tent
Camping is all about connecting with nature. But there are still some elements you would rather keep out…such as bugs or the rain. Got friends who love to go camping and camp in their SUVs? While that is a delightful experience, opening windows for fresh air or sleeping after sunrise can pose a bit of a challenge. You can make SUV camping THE thing to do by getting your friend this Overnighter window tent.
Easy to install in numerous compatible SUVs, it will allow the whole family to have fresh air through the night without worrying about being stung or getting wet. And with its black-out windows zipped up, the family can sleep longer with their privacy intact. With this in their arsenal, they are bound to become fearless camping adventurers…
This is a unique spy camera in that it stays hidden in plain sight allowing you an unhindered view of the going-ons on your property in your absence. Easy to set up, with high picture quality, and alert features in place in case of unusual movement, this spy camera is the perfect gadget for anyone who wants to keep an eye on things while not home. If you have a friend or relative who is worried about leaving her kids with the babysitter alone, or she is unsure of how her kids are behaving while she is gone, or she is simply worried about a break-in, this camera is just the gadget to calm her nerves. She will feel safer leaving home and will love you for your thoughtfulness.
8Bitdo Sn30 Pro for Xbox
Want to become a favorite Aunt or Uncle of a serious gamer kid with Android devices? This is your chance to shoot to the top of said kid’s list of favorite people. The 8Bitdo is an awesome, quality Xbox gaming controller that boys will be able to play their favorite games on the go. A parent won’t hear kids whine as they shop, visit with friends he doesn’t know, or when they go on long drives…and they will feel the 8Bitdo was as much a gift to them as it was to their kid. Of course, with a gadget such as this in their collection, they will have to guard it with their very lives from unwanted attention from family members or friends.
Cocoon Slim 15" Backpack
Got a friend who travels for work often, has lots of tech items to carry and is obsessed with being organized? Make him feel like it’s Christmas with this perfect slim cocoon backpack. Designed to be compact and organized, while offering multiple storage compartments for various items, this cocoon backpack will easily become your traveling friend’s must-have item for all his trips. In fact, traveling will never have felt this easy, light, and simple to your friend ever before. Get this to your friend and he will always remember you with gratitude when embarking on a journey.
Farberware Stainless Steel Pot
Few things express love and affection like a good stock pot does. Got a friend you want to show your love to? This quality stockpot is the answer. With a built-in colander lid, she will find draining easier and hassle-free. Quality pots tempt people into wanting to cook… this stockpot might just be the thing to get your friend out of a cooking rut she may have been going through. With a new stockpot to cook in, it is most likely she will want to try a few things in it to see how well it works. For under $50, young parents are both going to love the gift and the kids will reap the rewards in the form of new recipes tried and old ones revisited.
Got a kid who enjoys his share of Nintendo games? Want to give him a unique experience of playing some of the most popular Nintendo games? Get him the Nintendo Labo that will challenge him as he goes about assembling it…and then it will reward him as he goes about playing games on it. The Nintendo Labo is a sure-shot way of building a stronger connection with a young one in your circle or family who is already a Nintendo fanatic. The VR experience will be something he is bound to enjoy and the novelty of this gadget and its appearance is bound to be a good ice-breaker and conversation starter for the said kid with new kids around his age.
Mobot Foam Roller Water Bottle
Stretching muscle knots and adequate hydration can be achieved in one roll. The Mobot water bottle will be your companion to your fitness journey. Aside from keeping you hydrated during the whole exercise routine, this will also prepare your body for intense workouts because it functions as a foam roller at the same time. This can relax the muscle knots easily, making your stretching routines more effective. Although it looks like your typical water bottle with projections, this is quite tough. It can withstand up to 350 lbs of weight. Preventing injuries pre and post-workouts have never been this so easy and you can achieve it for under 50 dollars only.
Are you searching for gifts under 50 dollars that will blow away your giftee’s mind? The Echo Dot is the one that you are searching for. This little device can make any home smarter by giving it the ability to follow voice commands. It looks like your typical speaker but it can recognize voice commands through Alexa. Play your music any time without pressing any button. You can also command it to turn any compatible lights or appliances on or off. Everyone will be on the roof when he opens this gift and will not stop thanking you for making his life at home more convenient.
Scrubba Portable Wash Bag
Don’t let the fear of getting your clothes dirty take the fun out of camping. Now, you can wash your clothes even when you are in the middle of nowhere with Scrubba. When you’re outdoors, washing off that huge dirt out of your clothes can be a tedious task that we want to avoid. It can also get frustrating when the stain is not removed even with all that scrubbing. Thankfully, Scrubba is here to take away any outdoor laundry woes. For under 50 dollars, you can clean your clothes effectively as you tossed them inside your washing machine. Plus, it’s foldable and lightweight; you won’t have a problem packing this in your bag during your trips.
DC Comics Batman Batmobile
You don’t have to give another action figure to a Batman fan on his birthday. Get him this Batmobile and this will have a special place in his collection. This toy features the famous vehicle of Batman but with a twist. It has big wheels that enable it to conquer any terrain. Because it is a remote-controlled car, he will have the time of his life steering this toy whenever he wants it to go. He won’t need to avoid puddles because this is designed to be water-proof and can drive through wet areas with ease. The best part? You won’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get him one because it only costs under 50 dollars.
The Original Neck Hammock
Save your money from going to frequent massage therapies when your neck is killing you. You’re on your way to a pain-free life with this neck hammock. Designed by a physical rehabilitation doctor, this medical-grade device addresses the issue of neck pain. It creates cervical traction that stretches the head away from the body. In doing so, this relieves some of the pressure from the spinal cord while increasing the flow of blood to the head, neck, and nearby structures. Using this is also easy, you just need to attach it somewhere, like a post or a doorknob, and let your head and neck lie on the hammock for 10 minutes daily.
Bellroy Key Cover
Tired of having your keys scratch your phone screen when placed inside your bag? You don’t have to suffer anymore because this key cover is the solution to your problem. This is a key organizer that allows you to store up to 4 keys inside a premium leather holder. There will be no more jangling keys because they will be lined up against each other. Whenever you want to use one, you can hinge it out in the same way you use tools from a pocket knife. Get one for your boyfriend, husband, or dad this Christmas, its premium material will be enough for him to have a good impression of you.
Logitech MK470 Keyboard & Mouse Combo
Can’t sleep because of the noise your roommate is making from constant typing on her computer at night? Give her the Logitech keyboard set and you’ll surely get your adequate dose of snoozing per night. This keyboard is designed to produce low noises when used. Every time she presses a button, you won’t be able to hear it because the sound it produces is similar to a whisper’s decibels. This set also comes with a mouse that was also noise reduced. Not only will you be able to get enough sleep, but your roommate will also be grateful to receive one of these because she will be able to save more space from her desk.
Sling Crossbody Backpack
Got many things to bring but hate the look of carrying a backpack? This daypack is the perfect accessory you are looking for. Compared to a backpack, this will not end up with you looking bulky. It utilizes thin materials, making it easy to have a slim design. Whenever you sling this on your body, you’ll always look stylish. It can fit all body types because its sling can be adjustable. You can increase or decrease its length to fit the size of your torso. No matter which side you will sling it on, left or right, it will still have the same look and still be equally accessible within your reach.
CookKing Master Grill Pan
Be a supportive friend for someone who is on a fitness journey by giving her this CookKing grill pan. This Korean cooking tool is a must-have for those who want to reduce their intake of fats. Grilling is a good way to cook food without sacrificing flavor. This grill pan makes it possible for your friend to prepare tasty meals without adding any oil because this has a non-stick coating. When she wants to enjoy eating meat, unwanted fat will be drained off during the cooking process, which she can easily drain from the pan through a small hole on one side.
Cat Toilet Training System
If you’re tired of scooping up poo every day, you have to start toilet training your cats like little kids. The litter kwitter will make this possible for you and your pet and make the process easier. After 8 weeks, you will be free from the constant bad smells of litter boxes and trails of cat sand litter in your room. This fits most toilet seats and it also includes different pans with different hole sizes to help your kitty get accustomed to the transition from litter boxes to toilet seats. Any cat person will surely love you for introducing this kit to them because it will make living with their cats easier.
Twelve South PlugBug Duo
Frequent trips out of the country definitely have perks that no other activity can give. You’ll be able to see a different side of the world with every country you step on. However, one downside to this is that you need to be prepared or else you won’t be able to use your devices overseas. Every country has its own plug type and this can be quite a hassle when your adapter does not fit the power socket. The PlugBug will make this worry go away by giving you a set of plug types that different countries use. Plus, you can charge all of your Apple devices on one adapter.
Computer Wrist Rest Armrest
Spending too much time in front of a computer can take a toll on your arms, especially the side where you use to click the mouse. When it does not have enough support, this will cause pain in the arms and neck. Worse, your wrist can also develop Carpal Tunnel Syndrome because blood flow to the area is impeded due to the position it is constantly in. To make these hazards go away, use this armrest. This will relieve any compression made on your wrist because it is ergonomically designed to support the whole arm. Plus, it can be attached to a chair or directly to a table as an extension.
Wood Trick Mayan Wall Calendar
No puzzle is challenging enough for someone who has been solving them for years until he tries to assemble this wooden calendar. This will not fail to stimulate the minds of those who love to build and tinker. They will have fun trying to figure out which parts should be placed first or go together. They’ll be in for a one-of-a-kind experience because this is not the usual puzzle that they can buy online. They need to put the intricate pieces together to create a calendar without using glue. When it is completed, they can hang this on their wall which serves as a badge for their hard work.
Never have your kid suffer from heat while sitting at the back of the car during Summer. This Noggle will make sure that they are kept cool at the same time as those sitting in the front seat when the AC is turned on. You won’t have to fully blast the fan of the AC just so the cold air can reach those sitting in the back. This device can be attached to one of the AC outlets. The cold air will pass through a hose and deliver the cold air directly to your child. They can hold this directly or you can attach it to the back of the seat, making the nozzle face them.
Oversized Lap Desk
Take comfort to the next level when you use your laptop by placing it on this lap desk. Even when you are lounging on a chair, you can get your reports done by easily placing this on your lap. This provides a hard surface for your laptop to rest on. A small wooden bar will prevent your laptop from sliding down even when it is at a 45 degrees angle. In addition, its bottom is cushioned: you won’t feel the heat from the device and the hardness of the wood. It can also be a bed table when you want to write in your journals. It even has a compartment that can hold your pen and prevent it from rolling from the table.
LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet
Got a friend who enjoys a good challenge? Does he find building things therapeutic? Is he a fan of Star Wars? Give him this LEGO set and he will appreciate your thoughtfulness. LEGO is a timeless classic, a quality product that literally appeals to people of all ages, which means no matter how old your friend is…if he loves working with his hands and has a fondness for all things Star Wars, he is bound to find this set challenging yet rewarding. And he will be thanking you for it.
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive
Our smartphones have become multi-purpose gadgets that have become positively indispensable in our lives today. Whether we need to call, message, take photos or make videos, our phone is the medium most commonly used for all these functions and more. However, with so much going on the phone, it is only natural that your phone’s memory storage will reach its full capacity. This is where SanDisk comes in.
Compatible with several Apple Devices, the SanDisk removes the need for you to reluctantly delete memories and videos to free up memory. Easy to use, it easily transfers data from devices, freeing up memory space on them to let you continue your journey of making lots of beautiful memories. Give it to a friend who loves capturing moments and help him/her continue their passion for making indelible memories that will stay with them for years to come. SanDisk is a gift you can’t go wrong with!
BetterBack® Lumbar Support
Got a friend who spends long hours every day in a chair? Has it led to him/her suffering from back pain? Gift them BetterBack and give them relief from pain, better posture, and an overall sense of improved well-being. With this handy gadget in their possession, he will have no trouble sitting on any kind of chair in absolute comfort. And if you have a pregnant friend, then you know the chronic backache problems women can experience late in their pregnancy and sometimes even in the early months of motherhood…this BetterBack is just the thing to make an overwhelming time in their lives much more manageable.
The Oaxaca Tequila Glass
Got a friend who loves his tequila and likes to not just enjoy each sip to the maximum but rather likes to keep his drinking experience the epitome of stylish luxury? This Tequila glass set of two is just the gift for your friend. Beautifully made, uniquely designed, and of premium quality, this glass set is made to deliver a truly original drinking experience within the comfort of your own home. And if your friend is a Mezcal drinker, then he will particularly enjoy drinking it from this Tequila glass set. With the style and intense flavor this set offers, you simply cannot go wrong in giving this to a Tequila or Mezcal-loving friend.
Monitor Stand Riser with Drawers
The amount of time we spend in front of our monitors these days is no joke. And this is exactly why it is important to ensure that you have your monitor at a comfortable height so you can prevent neck, back, and even sight issues. For someone who often bemoans how long hours in front of her monitor have left her neck or back feeling locked and stressed, this monitor stand will feel like a godsend to her. And you won’t just ease the pain in her body…you will simplify her life too. She will have extra storage to keep all relevant items she needs nearby. What’s more, this stand isn’t just for a monitor. It can be equally useful to keep speakers or laptops on.
Hydrapak Collapsible Water Storage Bag
The Hydrapak is the perfect gift for a friend who is a frequent hiker, camper, or explorer. This lightweight, large-capacity, easy-to-store when empty Hydrapak is the perfect companion for keeping your friend well-hydrated during his toughest camping or hiking expeditions. Its durability and flexibility will win your friend over in no time and he will suddenly be wondering how he had been surviving this long without it. While it is ideal for those who have frequent, strenuous, outdoor adventures, it is an equally handy item to have even for those who like to go out for full-day picnics, beach parties, or other outdoor gatherings.
Square Pie Iron
Got a friend who loves originals? Is he a fan of traditionally made pie or toast in the original iron cast? Well, give him his dream in the form of this quality, original pie iron cast. Original in its design, it will suddenly make so many delicious camping recipes possible. Owning a firepit will never feel more of a pleasure to your friend than now when he has this quality pie iron in his collection. Get him this awesome die-cast and watch his backyard fire pit parties and his camping expeditions become deliciously scrumptious experiences.
Mogics Universal Power Strip
What is the biggest pet peeve of your globe-trotting friend? All the different power plugs needed for the different regions, for sure! Well, you can make his travels much easier and simpler with this quality power strip. Featuring 4 universal sockets, it has you covered for some of the most popular locations to travel to. Small and light, this power strip is easy to carry no matter how light your friend is traveling. Give this to your friend and he will swear life on the road was never as easy as this. Under $50, you have the power to make his life better…
Belari Teak Meditation Bench
Whether your friend has been into meditation for a while or has just found it as a way of relaxing and growing, she will love this stylish, original solid teak wood bench. This meditation bench facilitates several different poses associated with meditating, which means whatever routine your friend is following for her meditation regime, she will find this bench quite helpful. What’s more, with foldable legs, it can just as easily be whisked away to an even better, calmer setting…such as the beach at sunset, or the park at sunrise. Give it to your meditating friend and be rest assured, she will be forever grateful to you for it.
With the fast-paced lives we lead today, so many machines are about helping us maintain a healthy lifestyle despite the challenges. This CitriStar is one such awesome machine. This compact juicer can squeeze just about any citrus juice out, making freshly squeezed juice ready in a short time. Whether you want your friend who leads a busy life, to move to a healthier lifestyle, or you want to aid your health-conscious loved one to maintain her health and diet during busy times, this CitriStar is just the kind of thoughtful gift they need.
Regardless of how small the space, this machine will fit right in, and they will never again have to wander around the neighborhood looking for a shop that sells citrus juices. For only under $50, they will have deliciously healthy citrus juices available in the warm comfort of their very own home.
Got a friend who loves to party? Is he the kind of guy who loves to just relax and drink chilled drinks while at picnics, barbecues, or when tailgating? Give him this awesome and rather comprehensive tailgating table kit. It comes equipped with everything your friend might really need if he decides to party outdoors at the drop of a hat. With this tailgating table in his car, he will never again feel unprepared for a party on short notice. In fact, he might very well become the talk of the town for coming so properly prepared every time! Make your friend popular among his party-going friends with this tailgating table.
Portable BBQ Suitcase
Carrying bulky BBQ grills to picnics, hikes, or camping trips can become frustrating – especially for a couple who does this often. Well, if you have a couple in the circle who loves to BBQ outdoors often and frequently does it on its own as it goes about discovering new places and picnic spots, then make their life that much easier with this BBQ suitcase. Easy to store and more than enough to cook for 2 people, this suitcase will be the beginning of a new era for your adventurous friends. After they have this in their car, they will never find themselves holding back from their expeditions simply because of the hassle of carrying such heavy equipment to feed just two people!
Cardiff Travel Headrest
Do you have a family in the friend circle or among your relatives who often travel long distances in their car? Traveling in a car can be hard for people…especially for kids if they are not able to sleep in the car. This travel headrest is the perfect gift for a family that frequently covers long distances by car. Whether it is the kids or adults who need the rest, it can ensure safe, restful sleep to one and all. Your friend will truly love your thoughtful gesture every time a tantrum is averted in the car. When a headache is chased away due to the sleep it afforded, your friend will think of you with love and gratitude.
Victorinox Nail Clip
They say the nails can tell a lot about a person. A groomed look is incomplete without properly trimmed and shaped nails. However, nail clippers are often needed for emergencies such as when a nail is partially broken, or when peeled skin has become painful. This is why it is of the essence that you have nail clippers on your person no matter where you are. Do you have a friend who travels a lot and needs to maintain his look at all times? Give him these lightweight, quality nail clippers, and never again will he need to go anywhere feeling unprepared. Easy-to-use and mess-free, these clippers will take the hassle out of the nail clipping process.