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Christmas gift ideas for relatives abroad

gift ideas for relatives abroad

Christmas is a time for giving and sharing with those around us. But what about our nearest and dearest who aren’t just up the road? Those family members you can’t pop round to see and drop off presents because they live in another country. Don’t let them miss out on the festive cheer; it’s not their fault they’re not on your doorstep.

Thanks to the internet, a modern-day Father Christmas, it’s easy to send them a gift and let them know you’re thinking of them, wherever they are in the world. All that’s left to do is choose something you don’t have to take around the crowded shops to buy, wrap and post overseas.

Rather than sending your loved ones the obligatory pair of socks, jumper or box of smellies, try and be a little more imaginative. To give you a helping hand, here are some convenient gift ideas for overseas relatives this Christmas.

Gift ideas for expats


Having decided on the perfect Christmas gifts for relatives abroad, all that’s left to do is buy them. If you’re sending the gift of money abroad, you’ll want to send it seamlessly and cost-effectively. Xendpay, the low-cost global money transfer service, offers customers fair, fast and safe payments with transparent exchange rates and same-day payments on selected currencies.

Xendpay have customers’ finances at heart, thanks to the cost-saving Pay What You Want product – offering a flexible model that allows individual customers to send up to £2000 (or the equivalent in their sending currency) annually without paying any Xendpay transfer fees. Happy holidays everyone!

From 4 – 17 December, Xendpay are donating a present to Evelina London Children’s Hospital for every 20 transactions made. Send money abroad with Xendpay before the 17th December and you’ll also be giving the gift of happiness to a child who has to spend the holiday season in hospital.

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