28 Nov 2017 by Olga Brighton
As the festive season is in its full swing, it seems like every website has joined the clamour to get us Christmas shopping. And it’s such a busy time of year that it makes sense to be as savvy as possible with your browsing, so you can save time and money, whilst not compromising on your gifts.
Some of the best websites to shop for Christmas gifts are designed to be like your personal shopping assistant, analysing your interests and search queries, presenting products you may like, monitoring the prices for you and sending notifications about the best deals.
Read on for five websites that will make your Christmas shopping easier this year and surprise your loved ones with something other than socks and toiletries they’ve been getting for years.
Etsy has become a go-to gifts website for good reason. You can find literally anything for anyone here. It’s a marketplace that connects you to independent sellers from all over the world. Designer items of multiple categories suit the most creative, sophisticated or choosy taste, while filter options find exactly what you are interested in among thousands of goods available. On top of that, the site now has a special Christmas gift guide helping you to find the perfect present for everyone and grouping the items accordingly. Find the right present for the tech obsessed, outdoor explorers, aspiring chefs, vintage time-travellers and anything else you can think of.
The UncommonGoods’s name speaks for itself. You won’t find ordinary stationery or useless stocking stuffers here. What you will find are exceptional gifts for family, friends, colleagues, teens, kids, young and old alike. Choosing anything from 45 second omelette maker to smartphone sanitiser. This is where you will find lots of unexpected items you didn’t know exist.
Probably, any shopping sites list won’t be complete without Amazon. Their Christmas store offers handy special selections helping you to find Christmas films, music and decorations, food and drinks, watches, jewellery, tickets, cooking essentials and many more things you may need this holiday season. In December, Amazon will offer 12 Days of Deals so you can bookmark the page today and come back next month to see what’s in store for you. It’s also a great place to check the price range for any gifts you have in mind for friends and family.
Notonthehighstreet offers a huge range of quality, unique gifts, many of which can be personalised to make them extra special and entertaining. Notonthehighstreet brings together small, creative business into one market place where you can chose anything from artisan jewellery to personalised kitchen utensils and gadgets for everyone.
Another complete online Christmas shopping solution, Prezzybox offers unique, exciting, funny or charming gifts for your parents, family members, colleagues, friends and anyone you’d like to find a nice gift for. Anything from a lazy hand smartphone holder and selfie light to chocolate pizza and massage cushion.
In case online Christmas shopping just isn’t right for you, and you’ve got the travel bug this holiday season, why not indulge in a trip whilst getting your shopping done at one of the best Christmas markets in Europe.