After a long year of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, we're all looking forward to spending Christmas with family and friends, eating delicious food and relaxing in the sunshine.
If you're struggling for gift ideas, we've got the perfect presents for the whole family to get your loved ones off the couch and outside into the sunshine this summer.
Spark smartphone and prepaid value pack
The gift of a smartphone is a great idea, as it means your kids have no excuse not to contact you. And you don't have to worry about forking out thousands this festive season - Spark has a fab, reasonably priced range to choose from.
If you know a young adult off to enjoy a summer festival line up or two, set them up with a smartphone to capture all the action. The Samsung Galaxy A11, now only $249, has triple cameras, Infinity-O display and super-fast charging (great for those festival ports).
Meanwhile, if you're finally giving in and getting their younger sibling their first phone, a perfect smartphone option is the Huawei Y5, now $179, which has a beautiful, vibrant screen and great features like face unlock and a 5.7” display. Alternatively, the equally impressive Nokia 1.3, now only $149, comes with Android Go and all the smartphone essentials.
Elevate the gift by adding any Prepaid Value Pack and the recipient will be able to enjoy three months of unlimited music data for Spotify - ideal for providing the entertainment at summer barbeques, hikes and at the beach with friends.
Don't worry about finding a park at your local mall this festive season - you can get the Christmas shopping done for the whole family at your local Mitre 10. The hardware and appliance megastore has gifts for everyone - be they a grill master, garden lover or one of the kids. If you're buying for someone who loves their plant babies as much as people, give the gift of nature with one of Mitre 10's Moth Orchids, $44.97 - they come with one flower stem and look beautiful indoors. Otherwise, the Number 8 Nyglass Garden Tool Set is perfect for tending to balcony and terrace herb gardens for a little extra greenery.
Know a DIY enthusiast itching to get started on a few post-lockdown projects around the house? The Black + Decker Drill Driver Kit, $99, comes with a bonus battery and has all the power they'll need to get the job done.
And the kids will love having their own special place to sit on the beach with a Nouveau panda camping chair, $15.98 each.
Of course, if you’re not sure what to get, then give the gift that always gets it right with a Mitre 10 gift card - you can choose any value between $10 and $500 and purchase either online or in-store.
This article was created for Mitre 10 and Spark