9 creative gift ideas for people who drive a lot
Put down that half-price engine oil and buy these far more creative car accessories for your loved ones.
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We get it - buying gifts is hard. And with new gadgets coming out every year, it's confusing trying to figure out what to buy your loved ones.
But if you know someone who likes spending time in their car, you're in luck. Here are some fun and useful gifts that'll be sure to put a smile on their face - all for under £20!
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Ok, so it’s not a cool gadget that will turn your car into Optimus Prime - but condensation is a pain. This gift could be perfect for someone whose car is like a scene from The Mist.
READ MORE: how to beat condensation in your car
Ice scraper with mitt
If they love the ritual of scraping ice off their windscreen, why not make it a little less harsh on the ol’ paws with this ice scraper mitt.
READ MORE: How to de-ice your car windscreen properly
Faraday pouch – key fob guard
Stop thieves hacking your car with this nifty key fob guard, useful for any car that uses keyless entry.
Beikell phone holder
Getting a decent phone holder is easier said than done.
Suction cups can lose their suction, the magnetic holders sometimes don’t fit. It’s a nightmare – and an unwelcome distraction when driving.
But the Beikell phone holder comes highly recommended on Amazon, with over 16,000 reviews hitting a 4-and-a-half-star rating.
READ MORE: Best in-car phone holders
This one will fit into the stocking nicely. The charger plugs into your cigarette lighter – you then connect your phone to it via USB.
Handy if you’re using battery-draining map services.
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Plug-in, inflate and go. It’s that easy with this the RAC tyre inflator. It’s also a top hit with reviewers on Amazon. Another practical and useful gift.
Stinky car? No problem. This classic air freshener will turn old car stink into new car smell. A perfect stocking filler for any car-nut.
Keep their car screen safe – no need to de-ice with this magnetic windscreen protector.
In-car heated blanket
If your car’s heating doesn’t quite do the job, this in-car heated blanket could be the answer.
It plugs into the cigarette lighter and starts warming up – keeping you snug on long, cold journeys.