Last-minute Christmas gifts ready to print out and hand over in a matter of minutes

Left the Christmas shopping too late? These instant gifts are here to save you

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Christmas is now just days away, so you've missed the chance to get anything delivered that's in our Christmas Gift Guide, and who has time to actually go to the shops? If you've still got people to buy for, fear not! As there are lots of presents you can buy online and print out in seconds. 

Whether it's that secret Santa in a few hours or present swapping with the family in the morning, you can still produce something impressive that looks like you've really made an effort. Of course, if you really don't know what to buy, you can always opt for a seasonal gift card or voucher, but if you want something more heartfelt, these instant gifts are the way to go. 

Experiences and events rule when it comes to instant gifting. You can also look at a range of subscription options, from magazines to vinyl to clothing. Here are some of our favourite options available to order now. 

Best instant gifts for 2024

Mat Gallagher

As T3's Editor-in-Chief, Mat Gallagher has his finger on the pulse for the latest advances in technology. He has written about technology since 2003 and after stints in Beijing, Hong Kong and Chicago is now based in the UK. He’s a true lover of gadgets, but especially anything that involves cameras, Apple, electric cars, musical instruments or travel.