Experience gifts

Christmas seems to come around quicker each year and, with so many great ideas for gifts about, it can be difficult to know what to get for friends and family, particularly if they already seem to have everything. Gift experiences can be a great solution to this conundrum. They give the recipient the chance to enjoy a unique experience that they will always remember and, at the same time, give you the opportunity to give a personal gift that you know they will enjoy.

There are many different types of gift experiences available. With such a wide selection it is easy to find something fitting for everyone. Car lovers will enjoy the chance to drive supercars such as Ferraris or Lamborghinis, experience a spot of off road driving in a 4 x 4 or participate in some rally driving. Those with a fascination for flying will relish the prospect of the chance of a microlite flight or gliding experience, whilst the truly adventurous will enjoy a parachuting day. Water lovers can take to the waves and learn to surf, spend a day sailing on a luxury yacht or enjoy the thrill of a powerboat or rib ride.

Gift experiences are not just limited to thrills and sports, however and there are a number available aimed at those who enjoy a little indulgence or luxury. Pamper days and spa experiences are firm favourites with everyone from stressed out mums to workaholics who could do with some time to relax. Photoshoots or makeover experience can give the lucky recipient of your gift the opportunity to feel truly special whilst a day at a recording studio can be the perfect present for a budding pop star who will enjoy their time in the limelight. Afternoon tea at a prestigious hotel, a day spent chocolate making or a vineyard tour with sampling are also all possibilities, meaning that all interests are catered for.

Christmas is a great time for showing family and friends how much you care with a well thought out gift. Whether selecting the perfect gift experience that you will know they will treasure or making sure that you get one of this year's top ten Christmas toys, there is plenty of choice available and something suitable for everyone. With so many options, however, you will need to make sure that you leave enough time to enjoy shopping for that perfect gift!