Thanksgiving is tomorrow, but holiday shopping and Black Friday sales are underway, and for those of you in search of holiday gifts that are thoughtful and budget-friendly, Amazon has what you’re looking for this holiday season. Amazon’s 2021 holiday gift guide is out and it has awesome gift ideas under $50. The gift guide arrived a bit early this year, but with supply chain issues causing shipping delays, it should help you get holiday gifts to your loved ones on time.
There are a lot of great gift ideas among the Amazon gifts, stocking stuffers and items you want to put on your wish list with products ranging in electronics, kitchen tools, desk accessories and fashion items. Since the list is extensive, ET has scoured the offerings and narrowed it down to the best of the best. If you’re not a good gift giver and you want a unique gift idea for your mom, kid, husband, wife or friend, some highlights from our selections include the JBL Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker, Corkcicle Insulated Coffee Mug, Homesick Scented Candle and more so you can find the perfect gift! Plus, many of the items are on sale as part of Amazon’s Holiday Sale.
The shopping event delivers great discounts from top brands and small businesses alike. Downloading Amazon’s mobile app will bring the deals directly to your smartphone. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, be sure to sign into your account for access to free two-day shipping on select items. And if you’re not a member, sign up for an Amazon Prime subscription for a free 30-day trial so you can join the shopping fun.
Be sure to also look over ET Style’s selection of gifts under $30, gifts under $50, and gifts under $100. Ensure your gifts arrive on time this holiday season by reviewing important holiday shipping deadlines.
Browse through our under-$50 gift picks from Amazon below.
Check out all of ET’s Top Picks for the Best Gift Ideas and Holiday Deals and Steals in our Holiday Gift Guide 2021.
Right now, some of the most perfect gifts are comfortable shoes that are also fashion accessories. These cloud Crocs will surprise and delight your child even if they don’t need another fashion accessory.
Increase your daily water intake with a stylish reusable water bottle. The fan-favorite Hydro Flask is available in various sizes and colors, and it’s on sale right now. One customer writes, “I have ordered many of these for my family. It is the best brand out there.” – Purple Diva
If you’re looking for a toy but also want something practical, this adorable tunic dress for little loved ones comes with a pocket-sized stuffed animal! This one is a puppy, but there’s also a baby pig option.
It’s cardigan season, and if you’re shopping for a Christmas gift for a woman who loves cozy fashion, this is one she’ll wear all winter long.
Whether it’s a holiday gift for your pup or a friend’s, this cozy faux shag bed is the ultimate place to curl up for a nap. It comes in several colors and sizes on Amazon — unfortunately, not one big enough for humans.
This 4 -in-1 facial cleansing brush set gives you that just-from-the-salon fresh face every morning. The deep-cleansing with exfoliating effect, leaves your skin smooth all day long.
If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for someone who likes jewelry, these stackable rings are among the best selling items from Amazon.
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The JBL CLIP 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker streams high quality sound from your phone or tablet via Bluetooth. This is the perfect stocking stuffer for any music lover.
A Christmas gift for the man in your life who likes to get cozy, these fuzzy sippers will get a lot of use this winter.
For the outdoorsy people in your life, the AlphaBeing Inflatable Lounger is portable seating you can inflate and use anywhere.
Everyone seems to be getting Crocs this year. Make sure your loved ones aren’t missing out.
This cushioned lap desk will upgrade any working-from-bed situation thanks to the built-in durable surface, phone slot and mouse pad.
Thinking about giving someone special the gift of coziness this year? With more than 14,000 5-star reviews, you can’t go wrong with this plush robe.
If you want to be a star in your favorite gamer’s life this Christmas, this headset can help. This video game accessory has more than 10,000 5-star reviews on Amazon.
Whether you’re storing snacks, drinks, breast milk or skincare products, this compact, cute and convenient fridge fits snuggly under a desk.
For the beauty lover, this makeup brush set with more than 10,000 five-star reviews is priceless.
Cutting a bagel by hand is tricky. Cutting a bagel with this guillotine tool is simple. Make Bagel Friday happen every day at home with this handy device, available in four colors.
Shopping for someone working toward fitness goals? This EnterSports 6-in-1 Exercise Roller Wheel Kit with Knee Pad packs a lot of workouts into just a few pieces of equipment.
There’s someone on your list who loves hot cocoa and would appreciate getting this for Christmas.
Find this Anthropologie-favorite candle at Amazon in a white glass. Its tropical fruit and sugared citrus scent is an escape to warmer days.
For Star Wars fans who can’t get enough of The Mandalorian, this tumbler lets you drink it in wherever you go.
To play this 18+ board game, a card is drawn to set the topics and a die is rolled to set the letter everyone’s responses must begin with. The fun begins when everyone debates their (sometimes ridiculous) answers. Because rounds pass quickly and it’s so easy to play, Off Topic is a great game for people who aren’t usually into game night.
Know someone who won’t be home for Christmas? There’s a Homesick candle for (almost) every state, and each is scented with notes that will remind them of their roots. Best of all, they’re 30% off right now at Amazon.
It’s cozy sweater season. Whether you’re shopping for someone else or for yourself, it’s hard to ignore more than 12,000 five-star reviews this sweater has.
Nothing gets people in the mood for the holidays than a delicious scented candle. Makes for a great stocking stuffer, too!
Someone lucky on your gifting list can cozy up in this faux shearling teddy coat. It’s available in a range of colors.
Make working at home more comfortable with the Nulaxy Laptop Stand. The ergonomic design raises your laptop 6″ to keep your computer at eye-level. It’s compatible with MacBook Air Pro, Dell XPS, HP, Lenovo and more.
Who wouldn’t want a fluffy pair of slippers? This criss-cross pair features a cozy fleece upper and memory foam insole.
The Corkcicle, a 16-ounce, triple-insulated stainless steel cup is the perfect gift for the coffee drinker on the go. It doesn’t keep drinks warm — it keeps them hot. Find it on Amazon.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is an HD streaming device that includes the Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume buttons. Just plug this into one of your TV’s available HDMI ports to access tens of thousands of channels, including Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV and HBO.
This affordable, 100% cotton quarter-zip makes a cozy gift this winter. It has ribbing at the collar and comes in 18 colors.
The reviews say it all — the Revlon hot air brush is a multitasking wonder that blow dries, smooths and volumizes the hair to perfection. You can find it on discount right now at Amazon.