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Christmas wishes: 13+ thoughtful Christmas greetings in English

Did you know that the first Christmas card was sent in 1843? Imagine that! It's amazing how a simple piece of paper started a big tradition of exchanging thoughtful and loving Christmas wishes with your friends, family and loved ones.

So, in the spirit of the quickly approaching holiday season, let's take this opportunity to spread some love and happiness to those who are dear to us. Learn to write thoughtful Christmas greeting messages in English with English Path! You can use these Christmas wish messages to send a traditional card, a thoughtful email, or a simple text message to your friends, family, and everyone who has made this year special for you. We'll show you how to write the perfect mix of holiday and Christmas greetings to express how much your loved ones mean to you and how excited you are to celebrate and make wonderful memories with them. Ready to get started? Let's go!

Type of Christmas wishes

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration. There are many ways to express your heartfelt Christmas greetings to your loved ones, and we have compiled a list of messages to help you get started.

Traditional Christmas greetings 

  1. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
  2. May Christmas bring you peace and joy this year!
  3. May your Christmas be merry and bright!

Casual and cheerful Christmas greeting messages

  1. Merry Xmas! I hope you have a great Christmas and New year!
  2. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
  3. Merry Christmas! Eat, drink, and be merry!

Religious Christmas wish greetings

  1. Wishing you and your family a peaceful and blessed Christmas!
  2. May Jesus' love bring you joy this season.
  3. May the spirit of Christmas bring you closer to God's love.

Lighthearted Christmas wishes

  1. May your Christmas be as bright as Rudolph's nose!
  2. Santa's coming! Merry Christmas to you!
  3. Jingle all the way to a laughter-filled Christmas!

Formal or professional Christmas greetings

  1. May this holiday season bring joy and success to your team.
  2. Warm greetings and best wishes for the New Year.
  3. Wishing you a peaceful Christmas and a very successful New Year!

Sentimental and heartfelt Christmas greeting messages

  1. May the warmth of our friendship fill your heart. Happy Christmas!
  2. Merry Christmas! Here's to making beautiful memories.
  3. May our bond grow stronger. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Christmas wish greetings for family

  1. Merry Christmas! Here's to love and laughter!
  2. Warmest Christmas wishes to you and your family!
  3. Sending you joy, peace, and all the Christmas cheer!

Funny Christmas wishes

  1. This season, let’s cherish what matters most: Cookies! Happy Christmas!
  2. They say heartfelt gifts are best, but cash and gift cards aren't bad either! Merry Christmas!
  3. May your joy be as big as Rudolph's nose and your bills as tiny as his elves!

However, keep in mind that this list of Christmas wishes is just a starting point. What really matters is the sincerity and emotion behind your words. So, take a moment to reflect on your relationships and what they mean to you, and let that guide you as you create your Christmas wish messages. Whether you're near or far, your message can spread happiness, joy, and love to the people who matter most to you.

How to write Christmas wish messages?

When writing Christmas greetings, it's important to capture the warmth and spirit of the season. Here are five points you must keep in mind:

  1. Start with a personal address: Begin with "Dear [Name]" or "Hi [Name]."
  2. Say Merry Christmas: Write "Merry Christmas!" or “Happy Christmas", “Happy Holidays!"
  3. Share good wishes: Say "I wish you joy" or "I hope you have a great time."
  4. Add New Year wishes: Remember to say, "Have a good New Year" or "Happy New Year!"
  5. Say goodbye warmly: You can end the Christmas greetings with "Bye for now" or "Take care."

We hope these points can help you write some thoughtful and meaningful Christmas greeting messages in English. Why not take advantage of this festive occasion to learn a new language and unlock a world of opportunities? Join English Path today and experience the joy of learning!

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about New Year quotes and messages

A1: When you plan to give a gift to someone on Christmas, try to feel the joy of the holiday season. Think about what the person likes and what is important to them. This will help you to find a present that is special and unique to them. You can even make something yourself. It will make the gift even more personal and meaningful. Don't forget to add a note or greeting card with the gift, wishing Merry Christmas. This little gesture can mean a lot to your loved ones and make them feel appreciated

A2: If you want to make your upcoming holidays more special and memorable, you can try some fun activities like organising a virtual party with your friends and family or participating in local charitable events to spread happiness. You can also make some homemade decorations or try out new things that you've never done before. Don't forget to celebrate your cultural traditions too, which will add more meaning and joy to your holiday season. 

Don’t forget that even though your loved ones are far away, they are always close to your heart.

A3: To reach your New Year goals: 

  1. Set clear and measurable targets. 
  2. Break down each goal into small steps. 
  3. Make a realistic timeline for each step.  
  4. You can also stay motivated and on track by finding someone to help you stay accountable or by keeping track of your progress. 

All the best! 

A4: Holidays can be hard when you’re away from home, whether you’re studying abroad, working overseas or for any other reason. You can show your appreciation for the people you miss by sending them Christmas greeting messages like this: 

“Hello! Even though we're far apart, you're always in my thoughts. I'm sending you lots of love and warm wishes for a Merry Christmas.“ 

A5: You can send good wishes to your family by saying something like: 

“Hey! I hope you're having a really great Christmas. I wish you all the happiness and joy in the world during this special time.” 

Remember to keep your message thoughtful and sincere. If you want to improve your English language skills and write better Christmas wish messages, then join English Path! We have a dedicated and experienced team of language professionals who can help you learn English in fun and creative ways! Explore our wide range of courses now!