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December 14, 2017
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Check out the Adrian Flux top 10 Christmas gift ideas for car drivers – and you won’t need to dash to the 24-hour filling station on December 24 to shop for presents.

Christmas gift ideas for car drivers

National Trust membership

Being someone membership of the conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is a gift they will use all year round. The National Trust describes itself as “a charity that works to preserve and protect historic places and spaces – for ever, for everyone”. It owns more than 350 heritage properties, which includes many historic houses and gardens, industrial monuments, and social history sites.  The Trust is one of the largest landowners in the United Kingdom, owning over 247,000 hectares (950 sq mi) of coastline and countryside. Members get free car parking too at most NT sites, which is a bonus. What better way to open our list of Christmas gift ideas for car drivers.

snowy scene if house and gardens

Personalised number plates

A Christmas gift can’t come much more personalised than this. Depending on which configuration of letters and numbers you want, a personalised registration can cost as little as £400. But remember folks, a personalised plate is for life, not just for Christmas.

Personalised number plate

Glovebox breathalyser

Even though it is the party season and temptation may be all around, there really is no excuse for having a drink if you intend to drive. We all know that, but at this time of year it’s easy to be over the limit on  the morning after the night before. It’s best to check with your own breathalyser from AlcoSense. It will be forty quid well spent.

Alcoholic breathalyser for day after use

Car cleaning kit

It’s a rotten, grubby time of the year for cars with all sorts of spray taking the sparkle from your wheels. You can restore a winning shine with a car cleaning kit. Halfords have some great kits for cleaning inside and out. You can get this one for under a tenner and it contains car wash & wax, polish, wet look tyre lotion and upholstery cleaner. Talking of wheels … The top 10 car modifications to personalise your wheels.

Man washing the front of his car

A high-speed driving experience

For the hard to buy for how about a day on the track in a supercar monster truck, tank, or single seater race car at Silverstone. Great driving experience are a fantastic and memorable gift for the car loving adrenaline and prices start at under £100with Virgin Experience Days.

Four super cars in various colours

Whistle key finder

Fed up looking for your loved one’s keys (or your own)? For a little as £4 all that hassle could be a thing of the past. Treat them to a whistle key finder and hour of frustration could come to an end. Simply attach the key finder to your keys and whistle. The keyring will flash and beep until you find it.

Keys laying on side of the road

A dash cam with a bit of Christmas sparkle

A new dash cam is a great gift and may save the owner money on their insurance. The Nextbase Dash Cam 312GW offers high quality footage, recording in full 1080p HD at 30fps. The 312GW uses the latest 6G lenses which provide 140 degree viewing angle. It also has inbuilt WiFi, meaning you can quickly transfer footage to your smartphone or tablet, and share with your insurer, friend’s or social media. It costs £89.

Nextbase front facing dashboard camera

A good road atlas

Yes, satnavs are great, and navigation phone apps equally impressive, but there’s nothing quite like opening a good old fashioned atlas to plan your next road trip. This one is hardback and leather bound and is particularly impressive. It’s pretty easy to use to. Wide minor roads (more than and less than 4m wide), National Trust, English and World Heritage sites, crematorium locations and other hard-to-find places are shown on the mapping. A bargain at £25.

Close up map of Northampton

Posh car diffuser

For the man or woman with everything, how about a chic and rather expensive Diptyque air diffuser. The scented diffuser clips onto the car’s air vent and costs £35. Scent capsules cost £25 and come in a variety of odours including Berries, Amber, Fig Tree, Roses, Orange Blossom and Ginger. Scents are interchangeable within the diffuser’s case and promise to perfume your car for three months.

Diptyque's car diffuser

Furry dice

And finally in out top 10 list of Christmas gift ideas for car drivers, why not go retro with some furry dice for as little as £5. Some gifts need no elaboration – hang them up from your rear-view mirror and they speak for themselves. See

Furry Dice - Christmas gift ideas for car drivers

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