rakhi gift for sister under 500

A brother and sister bond is the most special bond! No matter how much they fight with each other, they always have back of each other. Though there should be no single day to celebrate the brother-sister relationship but Rakshabandhan has its own significance. It is the day when sisters tie Rakhi on their brother’s wrist, and in turn, brothers promise to protect her. Gifts have a significant role to play on this day. It makes one special and there is different happiness in opening a gift isn’t it!  In case you are looking for an ideal gift for your sister that too under the budget of 500, you’re at the right place! Here we have rounded up 10 Rakhi gift for sister under 500 that are worth the price and would surely light up her face with joy. Above all, what matters is your true love for her that is itself priceless.

List of Best Gift for Sister on Raksha Bandhan Under 500

1. Novel/Books

novel books

One of the most useful rakhi gift for your sister under 500 could be her favourite book or novels. In case you do not know about her favourite novel, you can look for a book in which she would possibly have a key interest. If she loves to read love stories, you can gift her some amazing novels with a romantic backdrop. You can consider gifting her Why Love Is Full of Tears, By Dr Saket Sourav, Wish I Could Tell You by Durjoy Datta, A Tale of Two Souls by Anand Kumar and many others that you would find at the best price on online stores. You can also gift her a box of the Greatest classics that are available only at Rs.499 on Amazon. If she is interested in Hindi literature, you can order Hindi novels such as Godaan, Nirmala, Gaban, by Munshi Premchand or others and gift wrap it nicely before gifting her.

2. Fancy Pendrive

fancy pendrive

Yeah! A funky or eye-catchy pen drive would make an ideal Raksha Bandhan gift. And the best part is you will easily find it on online gift portals such as IGP and others at a discounted price. You can personalise the pen drive with your childhood photos printed on it. Every time she will use the pen drive, it would remind her how much you care for her.  Alternatively, you can present her personalised keychain pen drive. Besides being the best Rakhi gift for sister under 500, it would come in handy to her in a number of ways as she would be able to use it as a keychain for all her important keys and a pen drive to save her data in GB’s. To make Raksha Bandhan a bit more special for her, you can add her favourite moments or her favourite playlist to the pen drive.

3. One Month Subscription of OTT Platforms

OTT platforms subscription

Whether your sister is an avid web series watcher or likes to watch every single episode of her favourite TV serial, or is a huge movie buff, a subscription of a OTT platform would be an ideal Rakhi gift for her! Don’t worry about the budget; you will surely find a subscription under 5OO. You can take a subscription of Disney + Hotstar VIP that would cost you only Rs. 399 for a year. Or you can consider the Premium subscription as it is available under Rs. 499 for a month. An early subscription of Alt Balaji would also be a suitable choice as it is available at Rs. 300.

Or, if she is a diehard fan of the famous reality show-Bigg Boss, a Voot subscription would be an ideal present for her and is available at just Rs. 299. Besides these, you can also get a Netflix subscription of Mobile or Basic plan at Rs. 199 and Rs. 499 respectively. Trust, us she would love this gift, plus, it would be under your budget! Certainly a win-win situation for you!

4. Junk Jewellery

junk jewellery

There would hardly be any girl on this planet who does not love to have a nice collection of jewellery. Whether she is in school, just started working or married, she would love to style her dresses with trendy jewellery. From silver jhumkas to elegant neckpieces and smart bracelets, you can gift her anything.

Under 500, you will get classy pieces of oxidised or black metal jewellery that are quite in trend! You can find all types of jewellery that too in your budget on famous shopping places, or you can order from online stores like Ajio, Myntra, Amazon and Voylla. These portals have a smart collection of junk jewellery, available at the economical price. Once you get your order, wrap it nicely and write a personalised message for that big smile on her face.

5. Handmade Collage

handmade collage

Next in our list of best Rakhi gift for sister under 500 is a handmade collage. Yes, it would be economical present, but more than then the price it will be very special for her. Why? Because it would have all her precious moments, and above all, there could be nothing special than handmade stuff. It has many sentiments attached and shows how much you love her. You can take creative handmade collage ideas from Pinterest. Besides a handmade collage, you can also deck up her room with her assorted pictures on the Photo Clip Fairy String Lights. It would also be a nice addition to her room and would always remind her how much you care for her.

6. Coffee Mug

coffee mug

If she has a fancy for mugs or love to have tea/coffee, then you can gift her a nice coffee mug with a catchy quotation or photo on it. Online gift portals like IGP and even Amazon have a huge collection of ceramic mugs with funky quotations related to coffee or tea lovers under 500, making it an ideal rakhi gift for your sister. It would be surely a priceless gift for her, and it would time and again remind her how precious she is for you.

7. Make-Up Essentials

make up essentials

No girl can have enough of make-up products like lipsticks and kajals. You can gift her nice shade of lipstick without giving a thought, and she would be so thankful to you. In case she is a Kajal person, you can gift her long-lasting Kajals from brands like Plum Natur Studio, SUGAR Cosmetics, Maybelline New York and Colorbar. Coming back to lipsticks, the same brands have a variety of lipsticks in bright, nudes, and red color that too under your budget.

You can also customise a lipstick and Kajal combo under 500. Both kajal and lipsticks are a must-have in every girl makeup kit! Personally, I would recommend a combo of Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick and Maybelline New York Colossal Kajal. These two are worth the price! Just in case she does not wear lipstick, you can consider Maybelline New York Colossal Kajal & Baby Lips Pink Lolita & Fit Me Compact Combo; this pack has all the makeup essentials that a girl would ever want!

8. Pack of Cookies

pack of cookies

Talking about best rakhi gift for sister under 500, how can we miss her favourite pack of cookies. This time you can ditch traditional sweets for Raksha Bandhan celebrations and instead get her favourite cookies that she would relish. Make sure you order her favourite flavour; otherwise, you will definitely have to listen her all your life! Lol!

9. E-Gift Cards

e gift cards

Gone are the times when ‘’Shagun ka lifafa’’ were in trend, now you can simply present her a E-Gift Card of Rs. 500 and she would buy whatever she would want to. Online stores like Amazon, Nykaa offer e-gift vouchers starting from Rs. 500. You can select the e-gift card and send it to your sister’s email id with the personalised message to make it even more special for her!

10. Fancy Face Mask and small Bottle of Hand Sanitizer

fancy face mask

Though face masks were initially not liked by many since they tend to cover the face, but have gradually become fashion statements. Today designer face masks are available on almost all the apparel oriented e-stores like Nykaa Fashion, Amazon, Myntra etc. If not a dress, you can surely get a matching face mask for her. Along with it, do get a small bottle of hand sanitizer. A pack of face masks and sanitizer makes a perfect Raksha Bandhan gift for sister under 500. Don’t worry about the price tag, you would indeed find a nice piece under 500.


With Rakshabandhan around the corner, it is the best time to browse through several online stores and make use of all the discounts and offers to get an ideal Rakhi gift for her that too under your budget. While it might look difficult to get a rakhi gifts for siter under 500, but trust us, there are ample options like e-gift cards, makeup essentials, junk jewellery and many listed above to choose from. Here wishing you all a Happy Rakshabandhan! Enjoy the festival and stay safe!

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