Most of us would consider beauty treatments a very special luxury that we can't really justify spending money on, which is why a treatment voucher makes the perfect gift!
How bloody expensive is going to the movies these days? One ticket, a popcorn and choc top later, and you've almost spent $50! So it's wonderful to be able to gift a loved one a relaxing night out at the cinema.
Many of us live far away from our families, so a free plane ticket home to see loved ones is one of the most precious gifts you can give.
Have a Google and see which bars and pubs in your local area offer cocktail-making classes. They're super fun and often include matching food to nibble on as you go.
There are thousands of Aussie charities desperate for donations at this time of year. A donation on behalf of your loved one can go a long way, plus you'll feel good knowing you helped those in need.
There's nothing quite like putting on your favourite outfit and heading out on the town to watch a concert, a play, the ballet or a cool live performance.
Picture this: hot scones, cucumber sandwiches, adorable mini quiches and bubbly Champagne. Going out for high tea is such a treat and a lovely way for women to spend time together with family members of a different generation. A great gift for grandmothers and aunts!
Relive your childhood and play a few rounds of putt putt golf.
Here's how it works: You're given a painting to copy and then you try to recreate the art in front of you, while you sip on wine and chat with your girlfriends.
Pottery is said to be extremely relaxing and meditative, so let your gift-receiver make like Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost and make their own crockery at a pottery class.
We couldn't think of anything better than spending a few hours playing with chocolate, then getting to eat our delicious creations!
Haven't you heard? One of the hot new "experience" trends involves people paying to be locked in a room, then given a set of clues to try and figure out how on earth they can escape. It's thrilling, exciting and a whole lot of fun.
Too often we don't take up enough of the traditional "touristy" activities on offer in our own country. Overseas visitors climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge everyday, so give your loved one the gift of a spectacular harbour view.
This is a great gift idea for kids, if you really don't want to give them any more toys or chocolate.
Many local cooking schools or Italian restaurants offer cooking classes for both kids and adults. And who doesn't want to learn how to make pasta from scratch?!
Loads of cafes, bars and pubs offer bottomless brunch for a set price, offering up unlimited sparkling wine or breakfast cocktails alongside delicious brunch food. Search your local area for the best offers.
Treat the glammed-up lady in your life to a manicure and pedicure, on you.
Eating out can be expensive, so a gift card shows you care about your loved ones spending quality time together and enjoying a nice meal.
Give a gift that will last all year, with a fresh new mag arriving on their doorstep each month.