100 Unique Singapore Gifts For Overseas Friends & Family
Thinking of what to gift your loved ones overseas? One way to go about it is to pick unique items that would be hard for them to get themselves. If you're staying in Singapore, you'll be spoilt for choices for gift ideas for them!
For loved ones who are unfamiliar with Singapore, a local item can delight them with a glimpse into Singapore and its food, history, and culture. For loved ones who grew up in Singapore but are now overseas, local items can heal a homesick heart.
But choosing a gift can be difficult, and complicated customs requirements make it even harder for gifters shipping overseas. What can be shipped, and what can't?
At JustShip, we ship care packages all the time, so we decided to share with you some safe-to-ship items (safe to most countries, make sure to do your own research on your destination country requirements!) to help you with your brainstorming process. Without further ado, here are 100 great Singapore gifts to get for your friends & family living overseas.
Singapore is famously known for its wide assortment of delicious food dishes and snacks. For your international friends and relatives homesick and dying for some Singaporean food, it would be a fantastic idea to ship them some good ol' Singaporean food snacks. Here are some food snack gift ideas:
4. Kaya Jam
When shipping noodles overseas, scrutinise the ingredient list and make sure it doesn't contain any meat extract like chicken extract. Some noodles that make the cut are the MAGGI 2-minute noodles which are completely vegetarian except for MAGGI Chicken Noodles, which is the only non-vegetarian variant.
8. Ice gems
9. Durian Candy
Note: When shipping food items, it’s best not to ship any products that have traces of meat because of most countries' import restrictions. Check out FedEx’s website to find out what the global prohibited and restricted items are.
Know someone overseas craving or curious to try out Milo, Teh Tarik, Kopi O, or any Singaporean beverage? Ship them some of these classic Singaporean beverage products:
16. Nestle Milo
19. Bacha Coffee set
21. Ette Tea Company
22. Matcha Tea Kits
23. Gryphon Tea
Singapore also has some unique board games designed around the country’s landmarks, culture, food, and people. Most of these Singaporean board games are thrilling, humorous, and also educational for those who want to learn more about Singapore. If you want to think about getting a gift for a family, board games would be a fantastic gift idea that they would enjoy since it would be a great way to improve family relationships, and build social skills! Some board games you can consider are:
30. Off Track
Singapore is also home to many talented local authors that write books from a unique Singaporean perspective. If you know someone who’s a bookworm, you can consider getting them these books:
Books for Children
Everyone wants to beautify their living environment. Home decorations are a great and simple option, like souvenirs, collectables, figurines, furniture, mugs, coasters, etc. Some specific home decor gifts you can get from Singapore are:
58. Hush Candle
Clothing & Apparel
You can also consider gifting Singaporean clothing and apparel. From traditional to modern clothing, you can find them all in Singapore with many local Singaporean brands that offer quality clothing products. Some clothing brands and items you can consider are:
64. Peranakan Kebaya
66. Baju Kurung
70. Beyond the Vines
73. Love bonito
Know a friend or a relative that has a newborn child, you can consider giving them some baby gifts to help them get started on their parenting journey! There are many baby gifts from Singaporean brands that you can consider such as:
78. Baby Bibs
Need gifts that appeal more to a younger audience? You can check out some of these toy gift ideas:
84. SG 50 Lego Set
90. Mochi Squishies
Skincare & Health products
Since people are more health and wellness-conscious than ever before, it will be a good idea to send your friends and relatives some skincare products from Singapore. With that, here are some Singapore-brand skincare products you can consider:
93. Allies of Skin
That was the best 100 Singaporean Gifts. If you need more ideas for gifts that are more universal, you can check out our blog '50 Best Universal Gifts to Ship to your Loved Ones'!
Not only that, but if you want a detailed framework on the best tips for shipping gifts you can read another one of our blogs to find out our secret formula to shipping gifts.
For more tips and ideas for shipping gifts, check out our other tools on our gift hub to be the best gift-giver!
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