Raksha Bandhan is an ancient Hindu festival. This year, Rakhsha Bandhan will be celebrated on 22nd August. This auspicious festival is dedicated to the pious bond between brothers and sisters. Sisters tie Rakhi on the wrist of their brothers, and in return, they receive gifts and a special promise. Brothers make a promise to keep their sisters safe and be there for them in hard times. This festival is celebrated throughout the world with great splendour. Whether your brother or sister lives abroad or in India, surprising them on the d-day must have crossed your mind. The pandemic has affected the way we celebrate festivals, but neither the distance nor the pandemic should stop you from celebrating Rakshabandhan. So, here is a list of Raksha Bandhan gift ideas through which you can surprise your sibling who lives far away!
A Digital Scrapbook
Make your sibling nostalgic by channelling your inner creativity. Go through all the photo albums you have, pick the most adorable pictures of both of you and make a digital scrapbook that is all about memories. Your digital scrapbook will be directly sent to the mailbox of your brother or sister living in any part of the world. They may be residing in countries like the USA, Australia, Singapore and more but all they need to do is to check their mail for an unforgettable surprise!
If your brother or sister is crazy about smart watches, then you can get a watch for them. The watch will help them in maintaining their health and counting their steps, and more. You can easily order fancy watches from various brands like Apple, fossil and more. You can make your sibling residing in the USA or Japan feel loved just by sending the perfect watch for them.
Perfumes are mesmerising, and there is hardly anyone who doesn't like them. Does your sister like Jimmy Choo or Prada? No matter what she wants, you can visit the official website of these brands and surprise your sister on the d-day with an aromatic perfume. You can either order your brother's favourite scent or pick a fragrance from Versace or Lacoste. You can even check out Sephora for various perfume brands and place an order from their online website. Whether you are in India or the USA, you can easily send perfume worldwide. These brands are present in almost all countries and they offer international delivery through which you can surprise your sibling on Rakhi.
Rakhi & Pooja Thali
Raksha Bandhan is a traditional festival in which Pooja Thali plays an important role. The way you decorate the Thali with Rakhi, sweets, earthen diya adds the perfect traditional vibe. If you are not present on the d-day with your brother, send him a Rakhi and Thali set to make him feel special. You can easily schedule Rakhi delivery to the USA from India by visiting the websites of various online gifting portals. Today, online gifting has become popular and there are many portals that offer hassle-free gift delivery in India, the USA, Malaysia, Canada, and all across the world. You can explore a variety of beautiful Rakhis like Kalamkari Rakhi, Stone Rakhi, American Diamond Rakhi, Om Rakhi, Cartoon Rakhi and more. You can order Pooja Thalis for your brother easily along with the Rakhis. So, get on a video call, and celebrate this festival like never before. You can even order stunning Rakhi hampers for your sibling and avail international delivery from various websites. These online portals offer same-day delivery and midnight delivery that will make the surprise all the more memorable.
Chocolates are everyone's favourite. We all used to fight over chocolates with our siblings. Bring a smile on your brother's or sister's face by ordering a box of their favourite chocolate from Hershey's or Lindt. There are many supermarkets like Coles, Walmart and more that offer delivery of these chocolates. You can easily explore the chocolates and order the ones your sibling loves the most.
Traditional sweets like Motichoor Laddoos, Kaju Katli, Besan Laddoo and more are the highlight of Raksha Bandhan. Your sibling must be craving these delicious sweets as they are an eminent part of the festival. Today, many online portals offer delivery of sweets in Melbourne, New York, Chicago, Sydney, and more cities. Brands like Sweet Kadai offer online delivery of sweets for all occasions. You can visit their online portal, place an order for the sweets and coat the occasion with sweetness.
Does your sibling love to shop? If yes, then one of the best gifts is a shopping voucher. You can get a voucher from Zara, H&M, Sephora, Adidas and more. Your sibling can avail of the voucher online and shop to their heart's content.
All these gift ideas are perfect for surprising your sibling who resides abroad. You can make their day special and express your love by sending loads of gifts. So, make Raksha Bandhan memorable by getting on a video call and recording your sibling's superb reaction while opening all the gifts you have sent.