Top Christmas Gifts For Your Near And Dear Ones
When Christmas is just around the corner people begin to feel a constricted feeling around their neck as the invisible noose of urgency begins to tighten as each day draws Christmas closer. Nobody, no matter how miserly they may be, wants to be caught pants down by friends and family members because they didn’t take the time out to purchase the ultimate Christmas gifts for them. There are always those common things that we exchange each year in the name of being merry. Among these age old Christmas gifts there are candies, clothes, DVDs, toys and beleive it or not “gloves” (shock horror). However if you really want to make an impression you should come up with unique gift ideas which ideally shouldn’t leave you bankrupt.
Personalised Gift Ideas
The best thing about being close to your family and friends is that often times you know what tickles their fancy. It makes gift shopping a tad easier, although there is so much of the same thing you can do every year. So our first recommendation for the ultimate Christmas gift is to go personal. Personalised gifts are all the rave right now and there are absolutely thousands of ideas out there. Our top personalised gift ideas:
This silver plated heart-shaped trinket box can be engraved with your own personal message of up to 45 characters including spaces.
Give him an extra special gift he can treasure forever…These engraved cuff links are stylish and contemporary and have a shiny silver plated finish.
Now you, your family and friends can star in one of 8 classic books…Simply choose up to six people you would like to feature as the leading characters in the book.
Made from 100% unbleached heavyweight cotton with a choice of some great fabrics front pocket. Even better you can have it personalised with a name/nickname or phrase of your choice.
Give them a stylish & elegant bottle of champagne with a unique twist. Simply provide us with their name and a gift message and our designers will create a beautiful golden label with those details expertly printed on it.
Christmas Gifts For The Home
Every home needs essential items time and again. We are not referring to food and groceries mind you, rather home accessories that are always in demand such as bed linen, towels and scented candles. Most of our recommendations are not gender specific but useful and brilliant Christmas gifts regardless.
Christy Towels are the leading UK brand in towels. They offer a variety of towels for every need and also specialise in bed linen, duvets, robes and much more. An elite brand in the world of towels by all accounts.
Tableware from Marks and Spencer is the epitome of class. The quality of their china are second to none. We endorse the quality of the products on offer at M&S for all sorts of tableware. This Christmas gift can say a million words to the intended recipient.
Posters are truly still in fashion and are much appreciated. As you are gift shopping for a particular person, you will no doubt know their taste in music, culture, fashion and possibly their favorite actors. Original print posters are our hot favorites this Christmas. Get them framed for a few quid more if you can, that really makes a difference.
A truly unique brand for absolutely unique home and garden products, Habitat have some really amazing items that will fit the Christmas gift shopping list.
Christmas Gifts For Parents
Despite popular belief there are still Christmas gifts out there that are truly gems for parents. We are in the online shopping business and which is how we know what works best in terms of popular, not so popular and then some unusual Christmas gift ideas. It can be hard enough coming up with ideas for individual gifts for Mum and Dad, so consider looking for a single gift that they can both enjoy. However, with a little thought about what they have in common and the things they already share, it needn’t be.
A brand new laptop for the parents may be the one gift they really need this Christmas. Show them you care. Make sure they get rid of the old dusty desktop which you have to constantly provide tech support for.
This simple design with clean lines will look fabulous on any patio or in any corner of your parent’s garden. Click on the image to see a variety of ideas suited for the perfect garden furniture.
Get an elegant ebook reader from Amazon. Amazon’s own Kindle is the most popular and most wished for Christmas present this year. It is lightweight, convenient and makes reading and buying books a snap. The ultimate gift.
We don’t recommend an overly complicated mobile phone, but hey you know your parents best. Click on the image to see a selection of the best and most popular mobile phones for this year. A colour screen, a flip design or even a touchscreen are all nice touches.
Christmas Gifts For Kids
You cant forget the kids obviously. They look forward to Christmas the most. Every kid dreams up their perfect Christmas gift every year and just cannot wait for Christmas Eve to finally arrive. Make most of these excellent Christmas gift ideas for children. They come in big boxes too, all the more exciting for the little ones as they hover around the Christmas tree.
The must have present and toy for this Christmas. There are numerous RF helicopters to choose from, take your pic by following the link. These are incredibly popular with all ages.
This is a must have accessory for every schoolgirl under 10. Well ok, sometimes over 10 as well. The latest version of the DSI is must faster, responsive and comes with a huge selection of games to choose from. Make sure they don’t own one already though.
The new Sony PSP (Play Station Portable) is much lighter, has a bigger screen and has hundred of exciting games to choose from. We can guarantee this is going to be one of the favorites this Christmas. Don’t stop at kids, the PSP is for all ages.
Shoes go a long way, but only for adults. Every kid outgrows their shoes every six months. Christmas is the perfect time of year for new shoes. Our research shows that kids shoes are a hit every year for all children.
If you are in search of baby gifts, you might want to check out some cracking ideas for baby gifts in our dedicated baby gift article.
I Love You Christmas Gifts
Nothing beats a gift from the heart on Christmas and never goes unnoticed.
A truly unique gift for your sweetheart. You can send your loved one on a exclusive perfume creating extravaganza. Using a range of 18 blends created by the Master Perfumer from The Perfume Studio.
This beautifully crafted token of love is the ideal gift for Valentines Day but makes an equally romantic gift at any time of year including Christmas.
Glitz, glamour and charm all come together when you see a lady with sparkles around their neck and wrists. There are absolutely millions of ideas for jewellery for your partner. We didn’t want to push something specific down your throat, take your pick on Amazon’s huge selection of jewellery this Christmas.
Christmas Gifts For Mates
Christmas ia a joyous time of the year as we know it. You would not be what you are if it weren’t for your mates. Give them a designer watch this Christmas and secure a long lasting friendship.
Make sure your mates don’t get the wrong end of the stick with this one. Make sure you tell them they smell great as it is. Click the image and search for the perfumes and colognes from top brands at extremely competitive prices. Order early.
Designer clothes and accessories are all the rave these days. With sales prices and amazing deals going on all over the country, you are bound to get a good deal for a top designer brand. Shirts, gloves, scarves, jumpers, ties and socks are all great Christmas gifts.
Unusual Christmas Gifts
The Moonlight Cushion is a novelty pillow filled with colour changing LED lights that phase through calming colours of the rainbow.
This has got to be the most memorable motorised experience ever! Be chauffeured through country lanes and around tracks in the Worlds fastest street-legal bed.
Personalised Star of Fame
You know your loved one means more to you than Brad Pitt or Marilyn Monroe – now prove it with a ‘Star of fame’. The ‘Star of fame foundation’ will create a stunning framed star certificate personalised with the name of your choice.
Inflatable Cowboy Fancy Dress Costume
If you’re looking for fun ideas for fancy dress or original funny gifts, this fancy dress costume of a cowboy and horse is sure to be a hit at parties this Christmas and other fun events!
Make this Christmas special by showing your loved ones, friends and family that you care. Don’t forget to sign up to our STUPENDOUS VOUCHER CODE AND DISCOUNT ALERTS email newsletter to get more Christmas shopping ideas.
Free Sim Cards
We recently found from research and analysis that free sim cards are hot little items that 1 in every 15 Brits are searching for in the UK. It made sense for us to offer a convenient way to order some free sim cards from the UK’s top mobile networks all in one place. These free sim cards are pay as you go sim cards that are compatible with any sim free or unlocked mobile phone. They are convenient, easy to top up and offer tight control over your mobile phone bills.
Furthermore, if you are already a pay as you go customer on any of the networks in the UK and are not getting the best possible deal from your pay as you go talk plan and want a good PAYG tariff along side a contract then you be in luck as all the major mobile phone networks offer free sim cards with some great PAYG plans. Another great use of some of the free pay as you go sim cards is to call friends or family on the same network, which sometimes equates to a substantial saving over cross network calls. Some of the great free sim cards come with bonus minutes, credits and even freebies. Our two cents on the current free sim offers from the major UK networks appear below.
Call anyone in UK for 20p per minute with no peak or off peak, international calls from just 5p a minute to loads of countries and no summer roaming. Order your free sim here.
Amongst the host of offers by O2 on their free sim cards including £5 of free credit each month for 6 months when you top up with £15 or more every month, you get freebies like free minutes and text every month too. You can also get on the priority list for the O2 Arena concerts and shows. Order up to 4 free sims here.
Some cracking offers from 3 coupled with free Skype to Skype calls and messenger on your phone without any need to top up. You also get the benefit of freebies such as Internet and text messages every month. Get your free 3 sim card here.
Get unlimited texts, free access to FaceBook and Bebo on your mobile, 2 for 1 cinema tickets on Orange Wednesdays and also a cracking £5 free credit with your free orange sim card. Get your free Orange sim card here.
Great offers include free texts, free minutes and the best PAYG tariffs around. Order your T-Mobile free sim here.
With the free Tesco Mobile sim card, you get free credit whatever you top up with. Top up £10, get £20 FREE, top up £15 and get £30 FREE! Great deals. Includes half price calls and text for 5 favourite UK numbers. Order up to 2 free SIMs here.
For the ultimate best international rates, Lebara comes out tops with a straightforward tariff and no hidden costs. Order your free Lebara sim card here.
As we find out more free sim deals, we will continue adding them to this post. Order as many of these free sim cards as you like, perhaps just to keep some handy when a guest arrives or to try a new tariff.
1p Digital Photo Prints
We don’t really know what happened here but it all seems like the 1p photo prints extravaganza from all the major online digital photo printing services are singing the same tune this bank holiday. Unsure of how these online stores are suddenly so gracious, we wanted to quickly put the word out by pointing you to the digital photo printing services that have the deal going right at this minute. Not for long though, so get your orders in immediately and get great quality photo prints delivered directly to your doorstop in the early half of next week.
Some more great offers for digital photo printing can be found on our photo printing category page. Plus check out each store’s offers, coupon codes and discount deals for even more money saving.