A Budget-Friendly Christmas Gift Guide in Cairo

A Budget-Friendly Christmas Gift Guide in Cairo

The recent hike in prices across Egypt–and the rest of world–has led many people to make structural adjustments in their spending habits.

December is a month of celebrations and gatherings that call for Secret Santa, White Elephant, and several other gift-exchanging activities.

For those who have a long and daunting shopping list for a partner, friends, or even co-workers, here is a list of Christmas gift ideas at low price points–from EGP 100 (USD 4) to EGP 400 (USD 16.9).

Disclaimer: The prices given below are as of the day this article is published.

Under EGP 100 (USD 4)|
Amazon Apple Watch Band – EGP 53 (USD 2.14)

Cleaning Car Gel – EGP 59 (USD 2.38)

Cleaner Kit for Airpods Pro – EGP 70 (USD 2.83)

Under 200 (USD 8)
Car Dash Mount – EGP 120 (USD 4.85)

‘The Write Concept’ Desk Calendar – EGP 150 (USD 6)

Wicks and More Candle – EGP 150 (USD 6)

Under 300
Packing Cubes – EGP 299 (USD 12.11)

1000 Piece Puzzle EGP 200–270 (USD 8 – 10)

Under 400
‘Laque’ Lip Balms Bundle – EGP 310 (USD 12.55)


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‘Mindwell’ Gratitude Advent Frame – EGP 350 (USD 14.17)

‘Plant Cult’ Indoor Plant – EGP 350 (USD 14.17)


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Farah Rafik is a graduate from the American University in Cairo (AUC) with a dual degree in Multimedia Journalism and Political Science. After being an active participant in Model United Nation (MUN) conferences both locally and internationally, Farah discovered her love for writing. When she isn’t writing about Arts & Culture for Egyptian Streets, she is busy watching films and shows to review. Writing isn’t completed without a coffee or an iced matcha latte in hand—that she regularly spills. She occasionally challenges herself in reading challenges on Goodreads, and can easily read a book a day.

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