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17 long distance relationship gifts your partner will love

For when FaceTime isn't enough...

If you're in a long-distance relationship, holidays like Valentine's Day, birthdays and Christmas can be particularly tough. While it feels like everyone around you is planning dates and spending time with their significant other, you're just counting down the days until you can be together.

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Sure, you can celebrate virtually, but why not surprise them with a thoughtful gift, too? From cute and clever tech gifts to travel-themed presents for when you finally see each other, we've found all of the best gift ideas for couples who are spending time apart.

Love-print

Long distance print, from £60, Etsy

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Made with LDRs in mind, this personalised print can be designed with up to four different map locations for a sentimental gift they'll love.

Love-lamps

Love lamps - set of two, £135, Etsy

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Show your partner you're thinking of them with these matching love lamps. Connected via a phone app, they light up every time you tap them so you can instantly feel closer to each other.

Love-bracelets

Touch bracelet set, from £15, Uncommon Goods

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Similarly, touch one of these bracelets and your partner's will light up and vibrate. They're waterproof and rechargeable so you can wear them everywhere.

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Gift voucher, Airbnb

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Surprise them with the promise of a trip away together in the form of an Airbnb voucher. Time apart is much easier when you have something special to look forward to.

Luggage-tags

Personalised couples leather luggage tag set, £45, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Personalised with each of your initials and a stamped ampersand between the two, these luggage tags will make reuniting for a trip away even sweeter.

Our-moments-game

OUR MOMENTS Couples game, £17.95, Amazon

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You might be miles apart, but you can still have a virtual date night. This 100 question game will bring you closer together and add some fun to your usual video calls.

Away-Everywhere-bag

The Everywhere Bag, £145, Away

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Spoil them with a stylish new bag to take with them the next time they visit you.

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Passport cover, £65, Aspinal of London

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Or a personalised passport cover. You can't go wrong with Aspinal of London.

Bloom-wild-flowers

The Anoushka & Prestat chocolates, £39, Bloom & Wild

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Classic for a reason, if you can't give them in person, show them you care with surprise letterbox flowers and chocolates.

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You've Got Mail biscuit tin, £38, Biscuiteers

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Or go one step further and send them a tin of delicious 'You've Got Mail' themed biscuits, by the ever popular British brand, Biscuiteers.

Long-distance-sex-toy

Womanizer X We-Vibe Golden Moments limited edition pleasure collection, £251.99, Lovehoney

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The Womanizer can be controlled by an app on your partner's phone, so you can feel like you're together even if you're miles apart.

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Relationship-print

Finding Our Way Together personalised maze print, £25, NotOnTheHighStreet

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If they're the nostalgic type, they'll love this personalised print which details the timeline of your relationship.

Digital-frame-aura

Aura Mason Luxe digital photo frame, was £249 now £229, Amazon

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Gift them a digital picture frame which can be controlled from an app on your phone. The new Aura Mason Luxe is the ideal ratio for smartphone photos and there are even built-in speakers, allowing for short video clips and cute messages. 

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100 Dates Bucket List scratch off poster, £15, NotOnTheHighStreet

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It might take longer to complete than cohabiting couples, but this date night bucket list will give you lots of new ideas for when you do see each other.

Boob-chocolates

Choc on Choc milk, white and dark chocolate boobs, £9.99, Selfridges

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While they can't have the real thing...

Customised-print

I Want To Hold Your Hand portrait, from £76, Uncommon Goods

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From the background to the attributes of each figure, you can customise this print for a personalised portrait of you and your partner. 

Snugzy

Girl Mini-Me, £29.99, Snugzy

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For the less romantic among us, get them a mini-me doll with your face on it. Kind of scary but it will definitely make them laugh.

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