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5 Christmas Gifts for under £20

If you’re on a tight budget and in desperate need for inspiration this Christmas, then check out these gift ideas. Whether your partner’s a culinary queen or your mate’s a tech junkie, there’s something here for everyone.

For the Budding Photographer

This Kodak 8662207 Camera Tripod would make a fantastic gift for a mate with a passion for photography, and at a little over £16, it’s a real bargain.

When fully extended, the tripod stands at 51in tall, and because of its lightweight design, high quality and easy storage (it folds to a compact 20.5in) it is great for tourist shots whilst travelling.

For the Mobile Phone Addict

With the new iPhone 4S recently hitting the stores, it’s pretty obvious what’s at the top of most of our wish lists this Christmas.

If you know your partner or sibling is getting one, why not buy them a phone accessory to go with it? This Griffin GC22054 Window Mount is just £15 and is the perfect little gadget for someone who is hooked on their phone.

The window mount can be used by several other phones too, including the iPhone 3, Blackberry Storm, Blackberry Curve, and Blackberry Bold.

For the Tech Junkie

For a really quirky, unique gift, this USB Cup Warmer, Clock and Hub is a must-have for any tech junkie.

Not only does it keep your coffee warm, but it also acts as a 4 USB port hub and a clock. Ceramic, glass and metal cups can all be placed on the warming plate, and the quirky gadget even displays the temperature at which your drink is being kept.

So if you have a friend that’s easily distracted by the never-ending delights of the internet, or the likes of COD, this gift is ideal. And at under £11, it’s as cheap as chips.

Great for The Family

Christmas is all about family, so what better way to spend it than in front of the TV watching a good old movie with a batch of homemade popcorn?

Priced around £15, this Proline Pop2 Popcorn Maker is a fun and entertaining gift for all the family.  With 1100 watts of power, the popcorn can be ready in just 2.5 minutes, so it’s great if you’re in a hurry before the film starts.

For the Baking Goddess

Has your partner got a sweet tooth? This SensioHome CBS002 Cupcake Maker would make a charming Christmas present for any culinary enthusiast.

With simple, easy to follow instructions, the cupcake maker is great for baking experts, beginners and children alike.

The charming cupcake maker makes up to six cupcakes at one time, and it takes just 10 minutes for them to bake. for twenty quid, it’s a pretty sweet deal.


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