By Renee Bogatko, Image Credit – izzzy71/123rf.com
With Christmas just around the corner, it’s the time of year when the shopping malls are crazy and the car parks are jam-packed!
Heading to the shops in the week leading up to Christmas is such a daunting prospect – one many of us like to avoid at all costs.
If you’ve managed to leave your shopping to the last minute but want to avoid all the craziness, we’ve got you sorted!
We’ve compiled a list of some last-minute Christmas gift idea’s that are sure to make you even more popular than Santa on the big day.
Canberra has ample restaurants offering a wide range of delicious cuisines. So why not treat that special someone to a voucher from their favourite restaurant, or perhaps from somewhere they haven’t tried before? If you’re looking for idea’s, eightysix in Braddon is a winner! It was the only restaurant from the ACT that recently made it into OpenTable’s top 50!
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24 HOUR KMART
If you haven’t familiarised yourself with all the amazingness that is Kmart – then you need to start now! The Belconnen store is open 24 hours and the others in Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and Queanbeyan are open till midnight most nights – so you can shop outside those crazy peak hours! Whether it’s toys, homewares or clothes you’re after – Kmart has it all!
GOBOAT CANBERRA VOUCHER
This new service is proving to be immensely popular! GoBoat Canberra offers self-operated Scandinavian picnic boats for hire, leaving from the Kingston Foreshore pier. So whether you’re keen to hit the water with colleagues for after work drinks, or you want to plan a romantic date for two, a GoBoat Canberra voucher is the perfect present! Check out their website.
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If you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, then head to one of Canberra’s many op shops to pick up a unique gift! Op shops are a treasure trove of goodies with thousands of top quality, useful items, perfect for loved ones. Avoid the car park nightmare, pick up a great gift and help the wallet. Winning!
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Who doesn’t love a good game of mini golf? This one’s sure to appeal to people of all ages. There’s a few places in Canberra that offer it now, including Mini Golf King in the Canberra Outlet Centre. If you buy a gift certificate before Christmas, you get a free second round voucher!
Happy stress-free shopping Canberra!