30 Long-Distance Birthday Gift Ideas for Him and Her – 2023 Updated

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Surprise your long-distance loved one with something special! Discover 30 amazing long-distance birthday gift ideas for him and her – 2023 updated and make your partner feel extra special this year.

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Are you on the lookout for the perfect birthday gift for your long-distance partner? Do you need an out-of-the-box present to make their special day even more memorable?

Well, no worries! We’ve got you covered!

LDR couples know that long-distance relationships take a lot of hard work, dedication, and trust. That’s why small gestures and gifts are here to remind our loved ones how much we care about them.

The time around birthdays can get especially hard, but they are the perfect occasion to send gifts to bring some joy into the relationship.

Here are some of the best longdistance birthday ideas for him and her to help you out if you are running out of inspiration.

12 Long Distance Gift Ideas for Her

1. Totwoo Long Distance Touch Bracelets

Serotonin Molecule Necklace

Totwoo bracelets are the perfect solution to stay connected with your girlfriend despite the distance! Made with high-quality materials and featuring a sleek, minimalist design, these bracelets are comfortable to wear and look great too.

With a simple tap of the bracelet, you can send a vibrating message, so no matter how far apart you are, you can always feel close to your loved one with a Totwoo bracelet.

2. Seratonin Molecular Necklace

Serotonin Molecule Necklace

Surprise your girlfriend for her b-day with this unique piece of jewelry. Serotonin is called the happiness hormone, and wearing it will remind her of how happy she is to have you even with so many miles in between.

It’s simple and elegant, and it will give her outfit a geek-chic note. Plus, it’s a great conversation starter because everyone will like to know the meaning behind the molecule hanging around her neck.

3. Sexy Pajamas

Sexy Pajamas

If you are looking for something that she will feel cute in, sexy pajamas will make a perfect long-distance birthday gift!

They are great for lazy mornings when she just doesn’t feel like getting out of bed, but will also tickle your imagination if you two need to jump on a video call. Comfortable and sexy is always a winning combination that will keep the fire burning.

4. Share the Love Chocolate Gift Set

Share the Love Chocolate

One can never go wrong with chocolate as a gift, right? Send your girlfriend the delicious Love Chocolate Gift Set and surprise her with the many creamy flavors. The ‘out-of-the-chocolate-box’ surprise will make her birthday extra special, and she’d appreciate the sweet gesture. 

5. Silky Kimono

silky kimono

Are you far away and looking for something unique to make your girl feel special on her birthday? This silky Kimono is very feminine and comfortable, made of light fabric that will accentuate her figure. It comes in 9 different variants, so you shouldn’t have any problem surprising her with one in her favorite color.

6. Bath Bombs

bath bombs

If your partner enjoys taking long relaxing baths, a luxurious set of bath bombs will make a great birthday surprise.

It’s one of the best long-distance birthday gift ideas for every woman who likes taking care of her skin and needs to de-stress with a long aromatic bath. This thoughtful gesture will let her know you care even from thousands of miles away.

7. Personalized Long-Distance Coffee Mug

Long Distance Coffee Mug

It might sound a bit cheesy, but you have to admit, a personalized coffee mug can be one of the best long-distance birthday gifts for her.

First, choose a combination of the cities, states, or countries you are currently residing in. Then, have them printed on these super-cute coffee mugs, and you will always have them to remind you that at heart, you are never apart. 

8. Long-Distance Touch Lamp

friendship lamps

Be the creative soul your lovely lady fell in love with, and show her that you don’t always need words to express your love.

The long-distance touch lamp is not only a birthday gift but something that will remind her of you long after her special day.

Give it a gentle touch on your end, and a light-message will tell your girl how much you miss her without saying a word.

9. Long-Distance Couples Sex Toys

max 2 and nora best lond distance sex toys for couples

Max 2 & Nora by Lovense are the ultimate long-distance sex toys that let you stay intimate despite the miles. Play together and give your girlfriend a maximum pleasure on her special day.

All you need is a stable internet connection and a little bit of imagination to light up the spark. Without a doubt, it will be a birthday to remember!

10. Travel Duffle Set Bags

duffle bag

Maybe you can’t currently live together, but you can definitely travel together. Get your girl a chic duffle bag for her b-day and watch her travel in style.

Whether she is traveling business or casual, the timeless design will make her feel smart and fashionable. Plus, do you know a woman with too many bags?

11. Pillow Cases

couples pillow cases

Are you ready to bring some romance to the bedroom? No, it’s not what you think, but it’s super-cute and thoughtful!

Pillowcases for couples are a gift made with love and make a sweet birthday present. You get one, and she gets one. The cutesy design will remind you that, for deep pillow talk, you don’t have to be next to each other.

12. “Bad Girls Throughout History” Book

bad girls throughout history book

If you are dating a particularly strong and independent woman, you can’t go wrong with the “Bad Girls Throughout History” book.

Maybe you can’t take her for a b-day dinner, but this book will make her feel like she’s having coffee dates with a hundred influential women who changed the world. 

11 Long-Distance Gift Ideas for Him  

1. Noise-Canceling Headphones

bose noise cancelling headphones

If you are looking for a practical b-day gift for your man, Bose’s noise-canceling headphones can be a life-changing gadget.

They will allow him to turn any space into an office easily, make calls, or simply relax with some music without any interruptions. Plus, they are wireless and will make your calls and Facetiming so much easier.

2. Bellroy Wallet

bellroy wallet

A wallet may sound like a cliché birthday gift idea, but Bellroy Wallets take the game to a whole other level.

Made of high-quality materials with a slim minimalistic design, the Bellroy Wallet will quickly become your guy’s favorite stylish and convenient accessory. Besides, if he is a man who wears a wallet in his inner pocket, you will always be close to his heart.

3. Six Pack Greeting Card Box

Six Pack Greeting Card Box

This is a simple yet practical long-distance birthday idea for a boyfriend who loves his beer! The sturdy carrier will make a six-pack look expensive and sophisticated. Plus, the patterns make for a fun and festive b-day gift.

Even when your guy is far away, he doesn’t have to celebrate alone. Surprise him with this Six Pack Box and grab some beer yourself.

4. Travel Duffel Bag

mens duffle bag

If your guy is always on the road, a travel duffle bag that doubles as a garment bag can be a great birthday present.

Plus, it comes at a reasonable price but looks expensive and will complement both business or casual outfits.

Also, the innovative design will keep his clothes and items organized and allow your man to travel in style.

5. A Drone


Every tech-savvy guy dreams of owning a drone, and you might just be the best partner in the world if you get him one for his birthday.

It doesn’t matter if he is a pro or a total beginner, this gadget will quickly turn into his favorite hobby.

Besides, this is probably one of the most unique long-distance birthday gifts for him that will keep your boyfriend excited for a long time.

6. Fun Conversation Cards Game for Couples

Fun Conversation Cards Game for Couples

Long-distance communication can turn a little bit dry after a while. It gets especially hard around birthdays and holidays.

So, why don’t you celebrate your guy’s birthday playing this Fun Conversation Cards Game for Couples?

You will bring to life some of your relationship’s best moments and become closer than ever. There’s always something new to learn!

7. Long-Distance Bracelets

Long distance bracelets

Imagine being able to ‘touch’ your partner even when you live across countries. This long-distance bracelet allows you to stay connected without spending countless hours texting and Facetiming.

It’s simple – when you touch it, they feel it. It can be a thoughtful b-day present that will make distance a little bit more bearable.

8. A Pair of Sneakers

mens sneakers

If your partner cares about looking sharp and fashionable, a nice pair of sneakers can be one of the best long-distance birthday ideas for him.

Make his life easier by finding a model that goes well with any outfit. That way, he can go from business to casual in no time, and he will always know that you can take care of him even from far away.

9. Grooming Set

grooming set for men

Modern men invest in their looks as much as women do. If your partner happens to be one of them and has a nice beard he is proud to show off, send him this fancy grooming set for his special day of the year.

Also, it’s a small gesture that will let him know you appreciate all the effort he puts into looking sophisticated and well-groomed.

10. Whiskey and Wine Decanter Set

Whisky and wine decanter set

Show your refined taste for birthday presents and impress your man with this Whiskey and Wine Decanter set. Besides, if he is far away and celebrating with other people, serving drinks in the Decanter set will bring your presence to the party. Plus, it’s an absolute must for any connoisseur.

11. Kama Sutra Gift Set

kamasutra set

Are you looking forward to a little love rekindling with your partner? The Kama Sutra birthday gift set brings big surprises in small packages!

Perfectly sized to meet any TSA criteria, it will make your next trip even more exciting. Stimulate all your senses and enjoy your time together. It will be a treat for both of you after such a long time apart.

Bonus – 7 DIY LDR Gift Ideas  

If you can’t afford to buy a gift or if you simply prefer to make something on your own, here is a list of Do-It-Yourself LDR gift ideas.

1. Virtual Surprise Party

When jumping on a plane is not an option, but you still want to do something special for your partner’s birthday, you can always throw them a virtual b-day party.

Decorate your place, get some food and drinks, and invite your friends over. All you need to do is jump on a video call and SURPRISE!!!

2. Birthday Cake in a Jar

This idea won’t particularly work if you are oceans apart, but if your loved one lives in the next city, it can definitely happen.

Find some quick yet tasty recipe online and assemble the most delish cake in a jar. Then, arrange a fast delivery or show up at their door and surprise them yourself.

If this doesn’t work, the alternative is to call the best cake shop around your guy and have it delivered to his doorstep. Today, everything is possible with a little effort!

3. Schedule a Movie Night

A birthday date at the theater is a common practice for many couples. However, living on different coasts makes it kinda tricky, doesn’t it?

Instead, a virtual movie night can be among your most genius long-distance birthday ideas. Get some drinks, popcorn, and something sweet, and it’s a date!

If you are not into watching a movie together you can check this list of virtual date ideas for LDR couples.

4. Send Sexy Photos

When your relationship is based on trust and respect, sending sexy photos to your partner can be the best birthday gift. They will tickle their imagination and make them feel desired and less lonely. You can still be intimate without sharing a bad.

5. Write (and Sing) Them a Love Song

If you are a romantic soul and have the talent for writing and singing songs, this is a perfect way to show your love. They say once you have been put in a song, you can never die!

 If you can do it on camera, record yourself singing your love tune and send then the video. No one can stay indifferent to such strong proof of love.

6. Surprise Visit

A birthday is the best excuse to hit the road or jump on a plane and give your partner a surprise visit.

In fact, such a move may solidify your relationship and paint a clear picture that you really do belong together.

Long-distance relationships take extra work. If he/she is your forever person, investing in you as a couple is the best thing you can do for your future.

7. Make Them a Hand-Made Scrapbook

Get crafty and put together the cutest long-distance birthday scrapbook.

Print out photos of your dream destinations and all the things you’ve always dreamt of doing together. Then, combine them with your favorite photos and some words of wisdom and voila! You have the perfect gift hand-made with so much love and attention.

We are Max from France and Ella from Finland. We met in Australia in 2008 while we were both backpacking around this amazing country. After returning to Europe, we went through all the hardships of a long-distance relationship for almost three years! And we survived it!

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