Retirement Gifts For Women

by : Ken Marlborough

Retirement gifts are presented to an employee or employer by his or her boss, co-workers, or colleagues during the send off or farewell party. The gifts demonstrate that the employee or employer is appreciated and respected for the years of dedicated hard work she has put in. Retirement gifts can range from anything like travel vouchers to gourmet baskets and they can be as inexpensive or luxurious as you choose.

Travel vouchers are available at your nearest travel agent, and a relaxing trip for two to the mountains or seaside is something the recently retired employee or boss will cherish. They can be simple weekend getaways to a nearby nature camp, or a few days stay in a summer resort.

Gift baskets are another popular option. retails Sweet and Savory Baskets, which have the best quality apples, pears, almonds, cheese and crackers, costing $105. Fruit baskets from the same website contain farm fresh fruits like apples, pears, and cherries, retailing for a little more than $90. Coffee and Tea Baskets are also popular. A Coffee basket from AllOccasion retails for a little more than $50, and has two kinds of creamers, chocolate stir spoons, as well as tea cookies and bonbons. has the one of the best chocolate gift baskets, the Luxury Chocolat Retirement Gift line is one of the most popular on the site. These are personalized mahogany boxes fitted with brass plates engraved with the recipient's name and a message. The box contains handcrafted French chocolates, and makes a good retirement gift.

Personalized mementos are also a good option. A memento embossed or carved with the recipient's name, date of joining and retirement, are the most popular retirement gift options. These are inexpensive, and retailed by many websites specializing in customizing gifts.

Apart from these, china gift sets, photo albums with handmade covers, commemoration mugs also make the recipient feel appreciated.

A well chosen retirement gift will hold good memories for a woman, and also have a sentimental value.