Farewell Present Ideas

by Elizabeth James ; Updated September 29, 2017

When it is time to say goodbye to a friend or co-worker, a farewell gift is a kind way to show your appreciation for time spent together. Finding a suitable farewell gift depends on the relationship you had with the person who is leaving. A sentimental gift is more appropriate for a person who you know well on a personal level. Something as simple as a card might be the perfect farewell gift for a work acquaintance.

Picture Frame with Photo

A framed photograph is a great way to remember the good times. When close friends are moving, they will appreciate having a picture to remember your time together.

Web Cam

A web cam is a great way to stay in touch with a close friend who is saying farewell. A web cam will allow you to see each other while talking online.

Spa Voucher

Whether your friend is moving to a new city or your co-worker is moving to a new job, a day at the spa will help relieve stress. Any type of change can cause anxiety, so a relaxing massage will help melt troubles away. If your friend is moving to a new city, make sure you purchase a spa voucher for their new location.

Key Rings

If your friend is moving to a new home, a key ring is a thoughtful and useful gift. You can purchase a key ring that reflects your friend's personal style. An engraved key ring is a great way to add a personal touch.

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Based in South Florida, Beth Swanson has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have been published in the magazines “Kiwi," “Natural Home,” “Clean Eating,” “Palm Beacher," the “Miami New Times” and several other publications. Swanson earned a Master of Arts degree in integrated marketing communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder.