Around 27% of Brits start their Christmas shopping three months before the big day, while 48% start just one month before. This leaves a lot of shoppers scrabbling to find the perfect present during December.
Christmas is a pricey time of year for everyone. The cost of food, drink, socialising, and other festive fun comes in at an average of £645 per person each year, with gifts being one of the biggest expenses during the lead-up to Christmas Day.
The average individual buys approximately 14 presents and spends around £117 on their partner, £145 on children, around £30 on their nan and best friend, and even £20 on their pet!
Now, we may not have anything suitable for your pet in our 12 Days of Christmas Offers promotion, but we have some great ideas for the humans in your life that you still need to buy for. Part one of our countdown includes some fantastic gifts for those who love to drive.
These gifts have the top-ratings on Amazon.
12. Motoring cufflinks – RRP: £34.99
This set contains three pairs of shirt cufflinks in fun motoring designs, including gear stick knobs, a fuel gauge and speedometer, and steering wheels. The cufflinks are made from alloy, have fantastic detail, and come presented in an Onyx Art – London box which makes them perfect for giving as a gift.
Each cufflink has a t-bar fastening and knurled barrel design. These cufflinks will look great whether worn in the office or on a night out.
11. Heated car seat covers – RRP: £28.45
Give the gift of warmth this Christmas with a set of two heated car seat covers. These simply plug into a car’s cigarette lighter socket and heat up when sat on. Boasting two temperature settings, these heated car seat covers will switch off when the desired temperature has been reached. Ideal for the colder months of the year.
Created with elasticated straps to hold them in place, comfortable padding and a soft nylon covering, these seat covers will fit any front car seats and are sure to add a touch of luxury to the recipient’s journeys.
10. Perfect car polish collection – RRP: £63.00
Perfect for that person in your life who adores keeping their car looking pristine, or perhaps a hint to the person who maybe doesn’t care for their car in the way that they should, this Perfect Car Polish Collection has everything required to make a car sparkle inside and out.
This high quality car cleaning kit includes:
- • Bodywork Shampoo (325ml)
- • Super Resin Polish (325ml)
- • Extra Gloss Protection (325ml)
- • Clean Wheels (500ml)
- • Instant Tyre Dressing (500ml)
- • Alloy Wheel Seal (450ml)
- • Interior Shampoo (500ml)
- • Car Glass Polish (325ml)
- • Vinyl and Rubber Care (500ml)
- • One sponge
- • Hi-Tech Finishing Cloth
- • Aqua Dry Cloth
Everything that is needed to clean a car until it looks like it just left the showroom.
9. Personalised road sign wall art – RRP: £27.00
Not all motoring gifts need to be practical – they can be personal too. This lovely Personalised Contemporary Road Sign is a perfect example. You can choose which locations are included on the road sign and make it completely personal for the person that you are buying for.
Plus, because it is printed on rigid plastic Foamex, the sign can be displayed either indoors or outside.
8. GTForce roadster racing chair – RRP:
Ideal for those who love their car gaming, this racing office and gaming chair not only looks great but has also been built with comfort in mind using high quality materials, including faux leather, mesh trimmings and caster wheels.
Anyone who sits in this chair will automatically feel like they are driving around a race track, which is sure to add some joy to the working day.
7. Carlock anti theft device – RRP: £99.00
This fantastic piece of tech is perfect for anyone who worries about how secure their car is at night, as it will monitor the vehicle and alert the owner if it is moved or the engine is started. It can also be used to track erratic driving, check on your car’s health, and monitor where your car has been – all for a very affordable price!
All product RRPs were accurate at time of writing this article, prices are subject to sale/discounts and also price increases as per retailer discretion.
PetrolPrices will be presenting a further six Christmas motoring gifts next week, so look out for the next batch of festive driving ideas!
What will you be buying for the motorist of the family this year? Leave a comment to share your driving gift ideas.