Valentine’s Day is only a few days away and if you’re unsure what to get your other half this year, why not try a letterbox gift?
Letterbox gifts do exactly what they say on the tin: all you have to do is order them online and they’ll be delivered straight through your letterbox. There’s no signing involved and you don’t have to worry about being in when it arrives.
Letterbox gifts are perfect for last minute shoppers or for those who don’t have time to pop to the shops. Most of the gifts below are food or drinks related but there are some unique options to choose from, like pamper essentials, stationary sets and DIY activity kits.
To help you find the best gifts this Valentine’s Day 2023, we’ve found the best letterbox gift services that he or she is sure to love this year. If you're interested in something floral, check out the best flower delivery service gifts.
1. Hotel Chocolat chocolate gifts
If your partner has a sweet tooth, Hotel Chocolat is the go-to destination for all things chocolate. Their chocolate gift boxes are full of delicious truffles and biscuits and come in a compact size so they easily fit through the door.
Depending on your budget, chocolate boxes start from £16 and can go as high as £120 – a chocolate lover’s dream! There are many gift options available and the ‘Gifts for Couples’ section includes chocolate hampers, liquor gift sets and bean to bar experiences in stores. If you want to make your own box, the Hotel Chocolat Valentine’s Day promotion is 3 for 2 on mix and match chocolate selectors.
P.S. If you’re on the lookout for a cheap price on the Hotel Chocolat Velvetiser, take a look at the best Velvetiser deals.
2. Bloom & Wild flowers
If you're looking for unique seasonal flowers this Valentine’s Day, check out Bloom & Wild. Shoppers can pick from letterbox flowers, plants and ‘to the doorstep’ hand tied bouquets. Bloom & Wild letterbox flowers are handpicked and sent in bud form so they last longer, so you should have your Valentine's bouquet for weeks!
The Bloom & Wild Valentine’s Pick and Florist Pick are all letterbox friendly so you can pick seasonal blooms and romantic colours for the holiday. If you’re planning on splashing out but would like to save a bit this month, Bloom & Wild offer discounts in the lead-up to Valentine's Day so keep your eyes peeled for those!
3. Letterbox Gifts
Letterbox Gifts have amazing gift sets designed for every occasion and feature a unique selection of handpicked British products. You can buy from Letterbox Gifts for a one-off occasion or sign up for a subscription which mixes up your products every month, perfect if you want to keep the love going throughout the year.
While food and drink letterbox gifts are the most popular, you can find loads of different options, like whisky tasting kits, pamper gift sets, candles and even paint by numbers boxes. The Valentine’s Gift Set is guaranteed to be the most popular this month and features truffles, chocolate bars, tealights and matches.
4. Marks & Spencer food & drink sets
If you’re planning on a romantic night-in, check out the Marks & Spencer food and drink letterbox gifts. Their letterbox gift sets are full of M&S Food goodies, including popcorn, biscuits, brownies and chocolates.
If you want some inspiration, the Afternoon Tea Letterbox gift is great value and features tea bags, brownies, shortbread, carrot cake, Victoria sandwich and chocolate fingers. All M&S letterbox gifts come with free delivery and they're extremely affordable, so treat yourself and your partner to a smorgasbord of treats this Valentine's Day.
5. Bookblock create your own kits
Bookblock is a letterbox gift service that allows you to personalise and create your own box. Flowers, food and drinks are available but where Bookblock really shines is its activity kits. With Bookblock activity kits, you can make your own candles, flower wreaths, clay vases and try your hand at embroidery or needlepoint.
Boxes from Bookblock are a fun Valentine’s date idea, especially if you want to step away from the classic ‘dinner and a movie’ and go for something more interactive. They also have a cute range of cards and flowers if you want to keep things traditional.
More Valentine’s letterbox gifts ideas
- Amazon: huge variety of letter box gifts
- BloomPost: flowers & plant gifts
- Etsy: sweet letterbox treats from independent brands
- Grind: premium coffee pods
- John Lewis: gifts for all budgets & preferences
- Moonpig: letterbox flowers, beauty and drinks
- NIO Cocktails: premium cocktails through the post
- Notonthehighstreet: unique gift sets from independent businesses
- Postboxed: gift boxes for everyone
- Prezzy Box: personalised gifts
- Selfridges: biscuit selection boxes
- TreatBox: thoughtful letterbox gifts for any occasion
- Very: letterbox gifts and hampers