The Family Gift Guide: 5 top present ideas for all budgets
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Whether you’re shopping for your mum’s birthday or treating a partner, finding the ideal gift has never been easier.
Sacha from Widilo explains how you can use the discount site to find savings on gifts and flowers that your family will love.
1. Home spa treats
Set the scene with candles, prosecco bath bombs, inflatable foot spas and calming incense and anything else needed to create a relaxing home spa experience.
If planning a day trip out isn’t on the cards right now, why not treat your loved one to a little ‘r and r?’ Save money on bath and beauty essentials with a variety of discounts and promotional codes for retailers like Firebox at widilo.co.uk.
You can join for free and earn cashback and reward points on every order you make through the site.
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Become a ‘Widilo Important Person’ and grow your points using their loyalty reward scheme to exchange for a £50 Netflix voucher. It’s the ideal accompaniment for a day at your DIY spa.
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Save money on recent releases, explore recommendations from other readers and find a book your loved one can fall head over heels for.
Try a fiction novel to send them on an adventure. Introduce them to a new language or teach them how to cook their favourite cuisine at home with savings on dictionaries and cookbooks.
You could even find a book that you and the children will love reading together.
Use widilo.co.uk to find deals and promotional codes from the Book Depository.
“You’ll gain instant access to the best deals, saving you time shopping around and more time to find a gift your family member will truly love and appreciate,” Sacha says.
3. Fresh, beautiful flowers
What better way to say ‘I love you’ than with a bouquet of bright, fresh flowers?
Explore the Widilo Gift and Flowers section for a list of their best savings all in one place or check-in for Widilo’s Happy Hour to see how you can save more money while shopping online.
With a wide variety of retailers to choose from - such as Bloom and Wild, Bunches and Clare Florist - it will be easy to find a bunch of your mum’s favourite flowers or customise a bouquet to feature her favourite scents and colours.
“With the Widilo browser extension you’ll never miss a saving or forget to activate your cash-back when shopping online,” Sacha says.
“It’s quick, easy and free to download.”
4. Sweet treats
For a personal touch, why not send your loved one a hamper of their favourite treats and sweets?
Save money on vegan hampers, cocktail making kits and cheese and wine dining sets with deals from Not On The High Street.
No matter their taste, there is something for everyone. You can find a ready-made gift set that will make your loved one’s birthday even if they are spending it at home.
5. A photo book of your family’s favourite moments
Create a photo book of your family’s best moments and ensure memories can live on with professionally printed canvasses that will make the ideal gift for your grandparents or any family member.
Use widilo.co.uk to find deals and codes from brands like Snapfish and Jessops Photo.
“For families that haven’t seen one another in a while, this is a brilliant way to share moments and lift your loved one’s spirits until you can visit them again safely,” Sacha says.
Finding the perfect gift
If you’re struggling for ideas of what to buy your family for their birthday, an anniversary or a special occasion, use Widilo to find unique gifts for less.
Visit widilo.co.uk to register. It’s free to join and you’ll earn a £5 welcome bonus and 50 free rewards points.