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Gifting Tips and Tricks

A Basket Case: The History of the Rock-Star Gift Container

Gift baskets, with their intricate weaves and bespoke contents, are a time-honored tradition woven through history and cultures. At Gift Baskets Overseas, we primarily talk about the goodies they contain, — but let’s take a moment to talk about the baskets themselves, not just the yummy stuff we pack inside them!

The history of gift baskets: a gift hamper in front of the Stonehenge.

Baskets have been around for ages, each one telling a story from a different time and place. They’re made from all kinds of stuff, like grass, leaves, and even pieces of clothing, depending on where they’re from. It’s like each basket has its own personality, shaped by the culture and history of its roots. So today, we’re not just going to tell about the treats inside; we’re going to dive deep and explore the baskets — where they come from, what they’re made of, and why they’re so special. Stick around, and let us uncover the magic that turns these simple containers into something much more meaningful.

Eco-Friendly Gifts: Tips About Gifting Responsibly

At, we believe that the act of gifting is a universal language that transcends borders and cultures. Obviously, it’s a way to connect, show appreciation, and share joy with loved ones, friends, and colleagues across the globe. As a brand dedicated to delivering sentiments and smiles across international boundaries, we understand the power of a carefully chosen gift. Moreover, we understand sustainability’s importance and strive for the most eco-friendly gifts possible.

In today’s world, where our environmental impact is more evident than ever, we recognize the importance of responsibly gifting. It’s not just about the thought that goes into selecting the perfect present; it’s also about ensuring that the gifts we give are in harmony with our planet. That’s why, in this blog, we’re excited to share insights, tips, and ideas for eco-friendly gifts that align with our commitment to sustainability.

Join us on a journey of discovering eco-conscious gifting, from selecting the right presents to wrapping them in a way that’s gentle on the Earth. At, we’re here to help you make every gift heartfelt and eco-friendly because caring for our world is a gift we all share.

Eco-Friendly Gifts wrapped in paper and other natural items.

Holiday Traditions in the UK: Unboxing the Magic Behind Popular Holidays

The United Kingdom is a land steeped in history and rich in traditions, especially during the holiday season. From the cozy and festive Christmas celebrations to unique regional holidays and the spirited St. Patrick’s Day festivities, the UK offers a diverse tapestry of customs and rituals. In this blog, we’ll explore the holiday traditions in the UK. Additionally, we’ll give you tips on the gifts to send to your loved ones in the UK and how to send them!  

Holiday Traditions in the UK: Night view of Trafalgar square at Christmas, London

The Bejewelled Hands of the Underhanded: On Boastful Scammers

Welcome to yet another article on the heartfelt issue of scammer gift recipients. Since you feel with your heart but end up paying with your card, we continue sharing insights on protecting yourself in the digital gift-giving era. This article will tell you about the role of gifts for social media scammers. Before you start reading, go ahead and comment on this article by posting a picture of your latest gift. Just don’t forget to tag it #NotShowingOff.

The social media scammer: a young woman sipping tea and planning her next move.

Love and Affection Returned to Sender: The Timid Scammer

Before, we created an exhaustive — but hopefully not exhausting — overview of the most common types of scammers. Today, let us start our deeper immersion into the world of dishonest gift recipients by nearing our magnifying glass to the most innocent of their types. Make yourself comfortable as you are about to unearth the modus operandi of the typical timid scammer. Those that lie and hide their address.

Why people hide their address: an investigation

Guarding Your Generosity: A Comprehensive Guide to Navigating Gift-Giving Scams

The digital revolution has increased our convenience exponentially but opened new avenues for deception. A worrying trend has emerged on the horizon of e-commerce and digital gifting — gift recipients that are scammers. These scammers manipulate the anonymity and ease of online gifting services to receive unmerited gifts, leaving unsuspecting gift-givers out in the cold. This form of scamming, insidious as it is, is both growing and steadily underreported.

Protecting yourself from online scammers: a wallet with a padlock.

The act of giving should remain pure and free from exploitation — so, in order to take a stand against these cyber marauders and ensure generosity continues to breed joy, not mistrust, we have created a comprehensive guide to raise awareness and protect the integrity of gift-giving in the digital era. We aim to unmask these modern-day charlatans, reveal their tactics, and provide you with the tools to ensure your gifts end up in the right hands. From identifying red flags to sharing practical prevention strategies, this series of articles will arm you with knowledge and help you navigate the murky waters of online scams, and foster safer online gift-giving practices. So, buckle up as we journey into the less-explored territory of scammer gift recipients to ensure the evil few do not hijack your acts of kindness.

How To Send Anonymous Gifts

We always tell our customers to be sure to sign their greeting cards so their recipients know whom to thank. We’re so serious about this; our customer service team will get in touch with you if we don’t see a name on the greeting card! But, what should secret admirers do? Or Secret Santas? For all those moments when you want to send anonymous gifts, this blog is here to help.   

If you’re wondering why someone would send a gift anonymously, we’ll cover that too.  Keep reading for a quick rundown of how to send anonymous gifts and when to send them!

Anonymous Gifts - woman holding a stack of gifts

Journey of a Gift: From Your Click on a Button to Their Joy on a Platter

It’s a beautiful morning; you woke up, stretched yourself, practiced those yoga poses, and thought: today, I’m ordering a gift for my overseas daughter, friend, or grandson. That’s a fantastic idea, and I support you in this endeavor, not only because I’m from the Gift Baskets Overseas Customer Support team. I applaud your determination to make it finally happen. Surprising your loved ones with a carefully chosen gift brings them happiness and delight; part of these heartwarming feelings makes you feel fantastic. Strengthening family bonds when you’re miles apart, sending a gift as a token of appreciation for someone’s efforts, or contributing to the abundance of scrumptious treats on their party table will give you good vibes.

The journey of a gift: a woman and her child are on a video call enjoying their treats.

Now, you’re all set and ready to order a stunning gift basket. Recent advice from a friend or a Google search lands you on our website. You might be pondering: what now? Here we are to explain how to order and tell you about the entire journey of your gift evolving from just a thought in your head to something tangible in the addressee’s hand.

How To Send Gifts Without Address Information

In a world full of email and text messages, keeping up with the physical addresses of your friends, family, and colleagues is less of a priority. Thankfully – those same technology updates also make it possible for you to send gifts without address information! This opens up a world of gifting possibilities! From getting back in touch with your college best friend – to surprising your favorite Twitch streamer with some much-needed snacks!

The team at Gift Baskets Overseas strives to make it as easy as possible to send gifts to over 200 countries worldwide! So today, we’re giving away all the tips we know of to help you send gifts without address information.

Send gifts without address information - gift box with gold ribbon

Unwrapping France: A Guide to Gift-Giving in France

We’ve been exploring the world one blog at a time. From South Korea to Ireland, and today our journey continues. It’s time for a deep dive into the art of gift-giving in France. France is a bastion of creativity and passion, and the gifting customs are no exception. It’s always wise to ask your recipients about their gifting preferences, but it never hurts to study in advance.

Your friends, family, and colleagues in France will likely accept any gifts you send them with grace and appreciation, no matter what you send. That being said, being graceful and appreciative isn’t the same as being impressed. When it comes to gift giving in France, you should ensure every gift is designed to impress. From the simplest of chocolates to the most basic of bouquets – your gifts should stand out, and this blog will teach you how to make sure that happens.

Gift-Giving in France - Woman in front of the Eiffel tower with French Flag