25 Splurge-Worthy Expensive Gifts for the Whole Family

Feeling extravagant? Treat your family to one of these luxurious gifts this holiday season.

25 Splurge-Worthy Expensive Gifts for the Whole Family

Today's Parent

There are so many ways to express love and gratitude during the holiday season. And as we finally gather with loved ones to celebrate and be merry, we may be feeling extra generous this year. So go ahead and treat that special person—or yourself!—to something a little indulgent. If you're looking for a gift that will wow, check out these swoon-worthy picks.

Veer Cruiser XL Wagon

black wagon Photo: Courtesy of Veer

The Veer Cruiser was chosen as one of the greatest ever in our guide to the best wagon stroller models on the market. We love the luxe, cushy riding and easy steering. Plus, it definitely turns heads on the road. Want more details? Read our in-depth Veer Wagon review here.

Kilne Ultimate Knife Set

white knife block with white knives in white kitchen Photo: Courtesy of Kilne

This handsome block knife set looks chic and sophisticated in kitchens of all types and sizes. Plus, home chefs love how versatile all the pieces are. The unsung hero? The extra-sharp kitchen shears that end up being used for everything from chicken to unruly clothing tags.

Dyson v15 Total Detect Clean Cordless Vacuum

Dyson stick vacuum that can also be used handheld Photo: Courtesy of Dyson


Vroom, vroom! This handsome stick vacuum cleans up all sorts of unsightly messes in a jiffy. It's lightweight, easy to maneuver and makes chores fun.

Britax Advocate Clicktight Convertible Car Seat

child's car seat with tonal fabric Photo: Courtesy of Britax

This handsome Britax design made our list of the best convertible car seats thanks to smooth, easy transitioning from newborn to infant sizes, then toddler through older kid stages. We love the trendy colors, easy installation and ample cushioning.

MOEN Aromatherapy Handheld Shower Head

stainless steel shower head alongside colourful aromatherapy pods Photo: Courtesy of Moen

At around $150, this expensive gift isn't that much of a splurge—especially because the sense of peace and comfort it brings is nearly priceless. If they spend long stretches of time in the shower, this one is an easy winner.

Breville The Barista Express Impress

stainless steel coffee machine Photo: Courtesy of Breville

This countertop piece is sure to impress even the most discerning coffee lovers out there. We love that it easily whips up coffee alternatives, too. It's one of the most useful gift ideas and a long-lasting statement piece they'll come to treasure.

Follies The Casa Azul Set

kid playing in play house made from carboard Photo: Courtesy of Follies

Bright colors, engaging shapes and creative play make this Casa Azul set from Follies a shoe-in for one of the best expensive gifts for play-focused kids. It offers endless fun, and stores nicely next to all their best toys. It's the perfect gift for active toddlers spending long days indoors.

Maddle The Free Spirit III — 10'6''

Front and back of a beige and turquoise coloured paddleboard Photo: Courtesy of Maddleboards

Surf's up, dude! Take this one on your next all-inclusive family vacation.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Ice Cream Truck Playset

box of large ice cream truck Photo: Courtesy of Play-Doh


Actually, this one is more affordable than you think, but because Play-Doh is typically so affordable, this seems like one of the more expensive gifts for kids on our list. And trust us—kids will be bowled over with wows when they unwrap it. At about $100, we think it's worth every penny and then some.

Solo Stove Pi Pizza Oven

lifestyle image of stainless steel backyard pizza oven Photo: Courtesy of Solo Stove This easy-to-operate backyard pizza oven comes with just about everything they'll need to whip up the world's greatest pizzas in minutes. We think it's ideal for quick salmon, steaks, veggies and other dishes as well. The options are limitless and it's so fun to use that there's really no reason to save it for special occasions. It's basically begging for everyday use.

yeedi Vac Station

vacuum on stand with phone Photo: Merchant

It vacuums. It mops—and does basically everything you have no interest in, which is why this expensive gift is one of the most clever options on our list. Time is priceless, right? Right. Oh, and it's even self-emptying!

Beaba Babycook Neo Baby Food Maker

black food steamer for babies Photo: Merchant

Babies deserve the healthiest, most wholesome homemade food—and this brilliant Beaba machine makes it possible minimal effort. Just grab your preferred ingredients, give them a wash, toss them in and watch the machine go to work churning out loads of good-for-them meals.

Cricut Maker 3

printing machine with Christmas tree in background Photo: Courtesy of Cricut

Look like an absolute history book-worthy hero to the crafter in your life when you give them this incredibly versatile Cricut 3 machine. It's the same kind pros use.

Adidas 4DFWD 2 Running Shoes

technical running shoes with 3D printed sole Photo: Courtesy of Adidas

Clearly these Adidas running shoes are drop-dead gorgeous, but they don't have to be runners to appreciate the thick cushioning, air-pocketed steps and trendy style. Choose from either women's or men's styles and sizes and expect a world-class thank you note.

Endy Merino Wool Throw Blanket

beige merino wool blanket with cream tassels on lifestyle background Photo: Courtesy of Endy


Drape this one over a gorgeous tufted headboard or the kid's bed of your choosing. It's soft, luxe and totally worth the splurge. It's a great gift for cozy homebodies and cold-weather friends.

The North Face Cragmont Fleece Jacket

woman wearing plum coloured fleece jacket Photo: Courtesy of The North Face

We love this fuzzy, warm jacket from The North Face as an everyday piece or layered casually over preferred lounge clothing. It's available in sizes XS through 3XL and oodles of crave-worthy colors.

Lily & River Little Climber

A toddler climbing on a play climber. Photo: Courtesy of Lily & River

If your babe wants to party all the time (and climb, and dance... and explore), this chic climbing toy is perfect for them. Put it in the living room, basement or bedroom. It's gorgeous everywhere and a total statement piece.

Our Place Ovenware Oven Pan

pink checkered non-stick oven pan with handles Photo: Courtesy of Our Place

Cook up a storm in this sought-after pan that handles just about everything from Sunday morning baked egg dishes to hearty weeknight chicken bakes.

Ninja Foodi NeverStick 4-Quart PossiblePan

orange pan with matching flipper Photo: Courtesy of Ninja

Simply put, we're obsessed with all the brilliant functions this clever Ninja Foodi pan has to offer. Fry, steam, sautee or just about anything else in one convenient place. At about $100, we think it's one of the most useful expensive gifts we've seen yet—and worth every cent.

Away The Bigger Carry-On in Psych!

carry on in groovy marbled pattern Photo: Courtesy of Away Travel


Tell them to pack this bag and head to the best Caribbean resorts for families or just about anywhere else. We love how easy it is to spot this luxury gift at the baggage carousel and how sturdy and protective the shell is for delicate items traveling to and fro.

Plankpad Pro

plank and balance board with box Photo: Courtesy of Amazon

Fitness is easy peasy and within reach with this fun-to-use home core trainer. It's an interactive option that easily pairs with their smartphone for a whirlwind exercise experience they'll quickly fall in love with. We think it beats a gym gift card by a mile.

Little Passports Subscription

travel-inspired subscription with books and activities for kids Photo: Courtesy of Little Passports

Turn them into little world travelers with this interactive and globally-inspired gift that gets their minds going while keeping them interested, engaged and exploring. We love that there's an option to save just about everything in the kit for later ages and stages, too.

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This article was originally published on Nov 16, 2022

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