18 Long-distance Relationship Gifts Ideas for Him

Long-distance relationship gifts are great ways to remind your man how much you love him even though you're so far away. Regardless of the occasion, such gifts will put a smile on his face. You can go for romantic gifts, funny gifts, sexy gifts or practical gifts for everyday use. Remember, it's the gesture that counts!

How about some sexy time?


One of the most challenging parts of a long-distance relationship is missing the physical affection. Why not make this challenge a bit sweeter? Try long distance sex toys to add some spice to the relationship.

Give him a BoldLofts gift


These gifts are perfect for everyday use. Get him a “No Matter the Miles” coffee mug that will remind him of you every morning or a “You’re Worth Every Mile” pillowcase that will make him go to bed every night thinking about you. These are lovely gifts with a touch of personalized long distance love.

Create a custom book

Write your own bestseller with LoveBook. You can create a custom love book praising your relationship. Write about how you met, how you kept in touch in spite of the distance, what you love about him. He will surely love adding this best-seller to his bookshelf. If you consider this gift, check out our LoveBook review.

Create your own fonts

Go to YourFonts.com to create a font based on your own handwriting. Send him the font to install in his instant messenger. Then he will see your handwriting every time you text him, adding a bit more “you” to the equation. You can create a custom font with his handwriting as well for yourself.

Create a cartoon of you guys

Who doesn’t love cartoons? And who doesn’t love coupons? What about the two of them together? At LoveCoups.com you can create and personalize the characters that will appear on your coupons. Make them look as yourself and your boyfriend, and create 20 fun coupons of you two together as a cartoon couple.

Put a message in a bottle

This is a more romantic and elegant gift for your lover. Send him a timeless message in a bottle that will blow him away. Whether it’s your anniversary or if you just want to write him a declaration of you love, this unique delivery method is impressive, as well as long lasting.

Make a long-distance relationship shirt 

This is a winner T-shirt that glorifies your long-distance relationship that he can wear proudly. A simple and yet attention-grabbing design on a plain white T-shirt–what’s not to love about it? He can wear it around the house, when he goes out to grab a beer with his pals or maybe even while going out for a jog.

Send him a USB tape with songs

Remember when lovers made tapes for one another? Or maybe CDs? Well, we’ve moved on to USB mixtapes. At Milktape.com you can get a USB cassette mixtape. Pick out some songs you think he’ll enjoy, and just drag and drop those MP3s onto this old-school cassette USB device.

Send your big bear a big bear

Giant Gummy Bear

Send him a giant gummy bear that weighs approximately 5 pounds. Isn’t he your big bear? This is a great and unique gift. Keep in mind that it’s also edible, so he will enjoy gummy bear deliciousness in all its glory. A 5-pound gummy bear that is more than 1,000 times the original size of a gummy bear is pretty darn impressive.

Send snail mail

One of the best long-distance relationship gifts is the tiny letter from LeafcutterDesigns.com Send him an old-style letter in the mail! But wait, it’s not a normal letter. It’s a tiny one in a small envelope with a miniature stamp. The envelope has a red wax seal with your initial on it. Don’t worry: He will get a high-quality magnifying glass so he can actually read your letter, too!

Sleep on his and hers pillowcases

His & Hers LDR pillowcases

Couple pillowcases make a great gift for any occasion. They come with various designs. A pillow case contains part of the design, but the second pillowcase completes the initial design, just like in a relationship. You can send him both pillowcases, or you can keep one for yourself. And every time you visit each other, you can bring the pillowcases together, too, as they're supposed to be.

Keep him company

Girlfriend body pillow

This is a fun and comfortable gift. Because you’re not there to cuddle with him every night, you can send him this pillow to comfort and keep him company. You can add your bra and shirt for a more personalized feel. He can hold this breasted pillow in his arms, and you surely won’t be jealous, will you?

Mail him a mini-me

Stuff yourself

We all loved stuffed animals as kids. And because you’re so far away from each other, why not create a stuffed animal that looks just like you. It’s a funny gift, yet so full of meaning. A mini you that will keep him company until you’re able to be closer together.

Create a custom love coupon book


One of the most romantic books is a coupon book. You can find a bunch of drawing on their website to choose from. You can even make an adult book involving alcohol, foreplay or X-rated activities. He will surely enjoy the latter.

Help him keep track of time


If your boyfriend loves technology, then he will most surely love the iXP3 Internet Message Clock. This clock needs an Internet connection to function, and it displays messages from you without requiring any sort of login. As long as the clock is plugged in and connected to the Internet, it will display your messages, together with the date, time and temperature.

Carve your love into wood

Carve your own wooden Card

A wooden postcard is an exquisite gift for your lover. Carve a nice and original love-filled message on this card yourself using your keys or something similar. Be creative, and carve on some hearts. He surely has never received such an unusual postcard before.

Grow a girlfriend


If you want to make him laugh, then make him grow his own girlfriend. Because you’re so far away, he can grow a girlfriend just by adding water. This is a great and hilarious Valentine’s Day gift if your boyfriend has strong sense of humor. You can also buy a “Grow a Boyfriend” for yourself, and you can grow these at the same time.

What time is it


This is one of the most useful long-distance relationship gifts out there. The dual dial watch has two dials: one that shows the time at your boyfriend’s location and the other displays what time it is in your time zone. It can come in handy instead of calculating time difference over and over again. Not to mention that it constantly reminds him that there's someone out there, in a different time zone, that's probably thinking about his as he check his watch.

About the Author Jennifer Craig

Jennifer Craig has been in a successful long-distance relationship and started SurviveLDR to encourage those who want to pursue love with partners in far land.

  • Britanica says:

    Very good ideas! I never seen one of them tape USBs! I am tempted to get one. I got my lover a necklace with two rings on it that says “the world looks better when I am with you”. I may be back here for ideas real soon for my next gift 🙂

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