Are you ditching your ski boots for flip flops this Christmas? For most people living in the Southern hemispheres, this means barbeques and seafood lunches, not mulled wine and mince pies. So if you are heading to a warmer climate this Christmas or you live in a warmer weathered climate and are celebrating the festive season in boardshorts and t-shirts, then here are my top ten gift ideas for Christmas in Australia (or abroad on holidays).
Top ten gift ideas for Christmas
You can not go past a beach towel this Christmas, as there is nothing better than laying down that beautiful new beach towel for all to see. Whether by the pool, river or ocean, you will need a great towel to dry you off. Tesalate is the perfect summer essential as it has a rapid-dry feature which means no more heavy towels as it will dry in half the time. It holds up to 1 litre of water, folds up so small that it is easy to carry, and the designs are gorgeous.
Is it just me, or do you love wearing something new on Christmas day? I am not talking ugly Christmas sweaters. Instead, I am talking about gorgeous summer dresses where your warmer climate festive season go hand in hand. Ivilita has some great casual dresses along with some great choices for balmy nights out. Use discount code TRULYEXPAT30 for a special treat of 30% off your next purchase.
Would you like to purchase a gift that doesn’t break the bank account? Well, look no further. Youtass has a range of great jewellery options for all ages. Order online now so that it arrives in time for Christmas, and while stocks last, use the TRULYEXPAT70 discount code for a massive 70% off your Christmas gift purchase.
Who doesn’t love a new bikini for Christmas? Especially when you intend on spending the entire day in the water or at least sunning yourself next to it. Sandflair has a range of great swimwear options, and what is even better – take another 50% off by using discount code SNDFLREFG.
What better way to spend the Christmas holidays than spending time at a hotel. Whether it is a staycation, daycation or mumcation, booking.com has options worldwide for you to choose. So whether you decide to go for the day or the entire week, take the whole family or choose a getaway with friends, nothing screams more festive than a stay at a hotel.
Are you buying for that someone who has everything? Are you tired of just buying stuff for the sake of it? Well, why not try gifting an experience? There are thousands to choose from at Getyourguides, or head over and purchase a gift card so your loved one can pick their own. There are tours, tickets and activities that suit all your needs.
Going away on vacation? Feel like it has been forever since you have taken that vacation, and you are so excited, well, until you see your luggage that has been stored away since 2019? So what better way to start your holiday than to gift your loved one a new bag and accessories? Tumi has all your luggage and accessories needs for both him and her.
Every Christmas, I love receiving a new set of pyjamas. Not sure why, but it almost feels like I need a new set to sleep in when the new year rolls around. Goals apparel have some gorgeous pj’s at affordable prices. From sexy lingerie to the more practical satin sets, this company has a great range in all sizes.
Who hasn’t or isn’t still wearing their activewear right now? It doesn’t matter if you are on vacation or staying at home; activewear is what everyone is still wearing all around the globe. So whether you choose to go shopping or work out, Fitzeri has a great range of activewear for all genders and all sizes. Oh, and use discount code PAULABARNES for 50% off your purchase.
A stylish watch or some new clothes is all your man needs this Christmas; Daniel Phillips now has a range of contemporary menswear that goes hand in hand with the classic watches this brand sells. Oh, and did I mention that they now also sell womenswear? Who said you couldn’t buy a little something for yourself at the same time?
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