Holiday gift-giving: a guide by Gojek
Holiday gift-giving: a guide by Gojek
23 Feb 2024

If there’s the right time to be panicking, it is now: there’s nothing like the anxiety of not having your Secret Santa presents yet when Christmas is less than 2 weeks away and you don’t know where to shop. But we’ve got your back – this non-exhaustive list of gifts for every budget will help you tide over the season. 

Psst… our driver-partners aren’t couriers – if you want to deliver your presents to your loved ones, make sure you’re in the car with the gifts! 

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Another Kynd

Getting a gift for a bestie who loves dressing up? There’s nothing that seals an outfit quite like a good accessory or two. Shop from Another Kynd’s highly-versatile collection of modern earrings and hair barrettes.

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Candles of Light

This local brand sells everything aromatic from linen sprays to tealights in gorgeous, speckled terrazzo that you can reuse once the candle’s all used up. They’re all made with good, natural stuff too – perfect mini gifts that will fit your stockings.

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Burpple Beyond

Have foodie friends that love going across the island exploring the best eateries? Get them a Burpple Beyond subscription which gives year-long access to 1-for-1 deals in over 500 restaurants in Singapore. Bonus: you get to be part of these deals too!

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This Swedish brand is well known for its beautiful, well-made antique pieces – but if you don’t have thousands to spend on a mid-century couch, it’s also got a healthy collection of vintage accessories that fit the budget.

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Noah Garden Centre

It’s the gift that literally keeps on giving. If you’ve got friends or family with green thumbs, get them a plant or two from Noah Garden Centre, which even has a Christmas plant collection – think the likes of scarlet poinsettias, intricate wreaths, and live Christmas trees.

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BooksActually’s Book Boxes

Don’t know what to get? Choose from travel, food, and coffee/tea boxes  – or even Singapore literature –, wait for the friendly bookkeepers to curate the titles for you, then give your box away!

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Sonos One

Looks good, sounds good, and is fully controllable with Alexa and other smart home devices. Your gift recipient no longer has an excuse not to sing along to Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’. 

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Shop eco-friendly, 100% organic cotton sheets made with non-toxic dyes for the people in your life who deserve a good night’s rest. 

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Eames Hang-It-All

Quite possibly the most iconic coat hook in the history of all coat hooks, this piece created by Charles and Ray Eames will as beautiful today on your wall as it did in 1953. Comes in many colors, including multi, walnut, as well as monochromatic white and black for the minimalist at heart.

Know someone who’d love a donation on their behalf? Here are some causes on Giving.sg well worth contributing to:

Bring Our Elders Home Safely for St Luke’s ElderCare

For every $10 you donate, the Gojek team will provide a $10 transport voucher to St Luke’s ElderCare – these vouchers will help alleviate the elders’ day-to-day transport costs.

Project Makan! by Society for the Aged Sick

Project Makan! aims to raise funds for providing a wider range of meals to its residents – e.g. local food, dessert, and barbeque. Additional funds will go into a higher frequency of these meals.

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