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10 Inexpensive Coworker Christmas Gift Ideas

By Edited May 30, 2015 0 0

There are many different inexpensive Christmas gifts for coworkers out there. If you do it right, you can give your fellow team members a great present that they will cherish, and get off doing it on the cheap! If you're like me, there are so many people you have to buy presents for, that it puts a strain on your wallet that lasts the entire year. If you have the same basic issues, you should know about some great, inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts that you can get this year, without looking cheap this holiday season. Here are some ideas to get you going.

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You can get a relatively personal coffee mug without spending a lot of money. These are among the best inexpensive Christmas gifts for coworkers that make great sense around the office. The relatively low cost presents are in high demand at almost any job, so they really make good sense.

To make it more personal, try to search for something funny. You'll find many novelty mugs out there. If you really want to jazz it up, try getting a custom mug made. You could use a photo of your teammate, especially if you have one that brings up memories. It's a low cost option that will get attention, making it a great idea for a present.

Gas Cards:

You can give great, yet inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts by going to your local gas station. You can simply get a card for $10, or whatever the office limit is for presents this year. These make good sense, since they are a low cost, yet practical present to give during the holiday season. Many of us, myself included, travel back and forth to visit family during the holiday season. I would love to receive a gas card. It's one of the best inexpensive Christmas gifts for coworkers you can find, because you know it will get used.

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We all need it to survive, so it's quite practical. Best of all, it can be done relatively cheap. You can bet these inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts will go over quite well at the office. If you or a loved one is a great cook, take advantage of it! Cookies are always in favor.

Fruit baskets can be made on your own, with a simple trip to the store for a basket, followed by a stop at the grocery store. Wrap in cellophane, and you have a great inexpensive coworker Christmas gift that is sure to get rave reviews.

Cookies, peanut brittle, candies, and just about anything else is fair game during the holiday season. It's a really nice and relatively low cost holiday present idea. Think about what type of food your teammate likes, and try to work from there. You will be able to come up with some really good ideas this way.

Food certificates, so your fellow teammate can go out to eat could also be a nice, but inexpensive coworker Christmas gift this season. There's a great chance there is a restaurant or two that your fellow teammate likes to go to.


I don't know about you, but I can never find one when I need one. If I do find one, the batteries are dead. Shake lights, the kind without batteries, make wonderful inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts. They are quite practical as well. In addition to the battery free options, you could also get a rechargeable flashlight. These have come down in price quite a bit in recent years, making them great, but inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts. Low cost, yet practical presents always seem to go over quite well during the holiday. Flashlights, in all kinds of shapes and sizes, fit the bill quite nicely. You can find a nice one for well under ten bucks during the holiday season.

Movie tickets:

The movies aren't real cheap these days, but they still make fairly inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts that are sure to get used. We all see commercials for various movies that we would love to watch. Why not use that as an opportunity to provide a nice, low cost present for your teammate?

If you know of a movie your teammate is quite fond of, perhaps you could buy them a DVD. It would be a fairly inexpensive coworker Christmas present, depending on the movie, your budget, and the limit set at the office.


Plants are a really good, but inexpensive coworker Christmas gift. Many people have house plants in their homes, so they are quite practical. You can find them during the holiday season at a really reasonable price. Plants aren't just for the ladies either, many men, myself included, would like to receive a plant for a present during the holidays.

Holiday stuff:

Hey, if it's during the holiday season, it makes sense that it would make for good, inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts. You can get your teammate a really nice ornament, or some holiday decorations. They really make for a nice present. The relative low cost, as the holiday approaches, is easy on the wallet. This makes holiday stuff a great option when looking for inexpensive coworker Christmas gifts to exchange.


Some people just seem to have everything, don't they? Many people would love to have a donation made in their name for the holidays. It's a really great way to provide someone less fortunate with a little something during the holiday season. It also make a thoughtful, inexpensive coworker Christmas gift. This option should really be considered.

Fancy pens:

A nice, smooth writing pen might make a really nice, yet inexpensive coworker Christmas gift this season. There's a great chance it will get used, so you know it won't sit around collecting dust. It's a great present idea, and the low cost is easy on the finances.

Smelly stuff:

This could include fancy soaps, bath salts, or candles. These types of things can make a really nice and inexpensive coworker Christmas gift. It may be hard for guys to guess what exactly a female teammate may want, but it still shows a thoughtful, kind gesture.



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