Engagement gifts Australia
Engagements are one of the most joyous and exciting celebrations in a couple's life, and giving the newly engaged pair a present is a special part of celebrating their love. If you're shopping for engagement gifts for a couple, Gifts Australia is the best place to look.
We've got it all, whether their dream gift is a night sky naming kit, a scented candle, or some Mr and Mrs homewares. Our gifts come with free gift wrapping and a customisable card. Shipping on orders over $99 is free.
Browse our range of gifts today.
Our best engagement gifts 2023
Here are our top engagement gifts for 2023:
- Australia's Finest Sparkling By Brown Brothers
- Glass Cocktail Shaker Set
- Chandon & Sweet Foodies Hamper
- Palermo Stemless Champagne Flutes
- Red Wine & Nibbles Hamper
FAQs about engagement gifts
Engagement gifts are steeped in tradition and culture, so many Aussies have questions about them. In this section, we'll attempt to answer as many of these questions as possible.
What is an engagement party?
An engagement party is a celebration of the newly engaged couple that involves their friends, family members, neighbours, and coworkers. They're more than just a sweet way to spend time with everyone's new fave couple – they're a chance for relatives to get to know each other, friends to start bachelor and bachelorette party planning, and the parents of the couple to formally announce the engagement of their children to the world.
Do you bring a gift to an engagement party?
Yes, it's customary to bring a thoughtful gift to the engagement party. Your gift doesn't have to be expensive or grand – bottles of wine, food-based gifts, gag gifts, and cash are all great gifts.
If you're giving the couple a larger engagement gift, it's okay to give a smaller wedding gift (or vice versa).
When is an engagement party held?
An engagement party is one of the first stops on a couple's engagement journey. It comes after the "yes!" but well before the wedding planning, honeymoon planning, and "I do's". In Australia, this typically means it happens within 1-2 months of a couple getting engaged. Some couples choose to skip the engagement party and just go straight into wedding planning.
What is an appropriate gift for an engagement?
When someone gets engaged, it's appropriate to give things like:
- Hampers and gift baskets
- Practical gifts for the home
- Wine glasses
- Wedding day items or anything that will help the couple prepare for their big day
- Scented candles
- A matching set of pyjamas
- A nice bottle of wine or champagne
- Gift vouchers
There is no one perfect engagement gift. Couples who are already living together will likely receive different gifts than couples who will be moving in together after the big day.
What gift can you give for an engagement?
You can give a couple almost anything you think they'd like as an engagement gift. The right gift for the happy couple will depend on whether they're already living together, the couple's style, your budget, and how close you are to the couple.
If you're looking for the perfect special gift, browse Gifts Australia's selection. We've got great gift options across a range of price points.
What do you get as an engagement gift in Australia?
The following engagement gifts are all extremely popular in Australia:
- Board games
- Serving equipment
- Naughty gifts
- Wedding planning gifts
- Hampers and gift baskets
What are some great engagement gift ideas?
Here are some engagement present ideas from our range:
Nerdy engagement gifts:
- Name a Star Gift Set
- Mensa Riddles & Conundrums
- Mini Arcade Machine
- Star Wars 'Don't Upset The Wookie' Card Game
Traditional engagement gifts:
- Maggie Living Measuring Spoons Set
- Maggie Living Measuring Cups Set
- Maggie Living Olive Wood Wooden Spoons Set
- Maggie Living Baker's Teak Rolling Pin
- Maggie Living Italian Olive Wood Salad Servers
Engagement gifts for a bride-to-be:
- Long-lasting Everbloome Floral Bouquet
- Blush Luxuriously Soft Lounging Robe
- L'Occitane Rejuvenate & Pamper Hamper
Engagement gifts for a groom-to-be:
- Brown Leather Toiletries Bag With Personalised Monogram
- Whiskey Decanter Globe & Glass Set
- Personalised Black Leather Wallet & Keyring Set
Engagement gifts for friends:
- Golden Hour Luxury Soy Wax Candle
- Palermo Home White Marble Coasters
- Maggie Living Woven Gingham Apron
What are some engagement gifts from parents?
If you're looking for a lovely gift that will truly pamper the couple and help them create happy memories, our Pure Gold Luxury Foodies Hamper is a decadent and luxurious gift they're sure to love. It's packed full of gourmet goodies from brands like Maggie Beer, Trentham Tucker, Morgan's, Kokao, and Black St. Gourmet.
If you'd rather treat the couple to a tongue-in-cheek gift that's guaranteed to make them laugh, the How It Works: The Wife Ladybird Book and How It Works: The Husband Ladybird Book are good choices.
Do you offer any last-minute engagement gifts?
Yes! We offer express shipping that will ensure you get your gift delivered in four business days or less. We also offer same-day deliveries in Sydney for orders made before 11 AM Sydney time and pickups directly from our warehouse.
A gift voucher is also a great last-minute gift for the to-be-married couple. Our gift vouchers arrive almost immediately in the giftee's inbox.
Do you offer any personalised engagement gifts?
Yes! We offer jewellery that can be engraved and leather gifts that can be embossed. Our range includes necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks, toiletry bags, overnight bags, passport holders, keyrings, wallets, and more. Depending on the gift you select, you can personalise it with the couple's wedding date, engagement date, initials, names, or a word that's significant to them.
What are some unusual engagement present ideas?
Here are some unique engagement gifts:
- Timber Whiskey Barrel
- Rude Coasters
- Decanter Carafe Wine Aerator
- Cloud Weather Station
- Celestial Moon Colour Changing Light
What are good engagement gifts for couples who live together?
Many traditional engagement gifts for couples are designed to help them set up a home together. But if they've been living together before their engagement, they probably already have all the essentials. So, what do you buy for an engagement party if the betrothed couple doesn't need all the usual kitchen gadgets or linens? Here are a few suggestions from our range:
- Australia's Finest Sparkling Rosé By Brown Brothers
- Australian Shiraz Wine Pack
- Sunnylife Picnic Cheese Knife & Board Set
- Printworks Luxe Chess Set
Celebrate the happy couple with engagement gifts from Gifts Australia
Engagement gifts help you celebrate the soon-to-be newlyweds' commitment and promise to each other in style. Gifts Australia has every couple's dream engagement gifts, whether that's a humorous mug that's perfect for morning coffee or a romantic date night kit. Our gifts come with a free card and gift wrapping, plus shipping is free on orders over $99.
Explore our stunning selection of engagement gifts today.