The Holidays are the time of the year where happy meets extremely busy for most people. The Christmas recitals, office holiday parties, family get-togethers and shopping in packed stores are just the beginning of it! So it's not surprising that many people find themselves forgetting to purchase a gift or two, only to realize their oversight at the very last minute. And with the holidays being the busiest time of the year for airports, it's to be expected that many realize this overlooked detail while waiting for flights in an airport.
Finding yourself in this situation this year? Stop stressing over the fact that you forgot to check your list twice and get some great ideas with this list of 10 perfect last minute purchases available in airports!
Chocolates: Airports offer varying diversities of chocolates available to passengers, which can make a great gift for that special someone with a sweet tooth!
Alcohol: Great for the loved one who enjoys a cold one every now and then, liquor available in airports such as special local liquor or wine, or special edition holiday alcohol are all great ideas that are guaranteed to be accepted with a broad smile. For an added special touch, give the bottle accompanied by a local shot glass!
Toys or teddy bears: These are great options for the young one on your list. It can also be great for the young at heart, to provide comfort or entertainment (especially if there are travel games available).
Books: Airports typically offer a great selection of books. From educational, autobiographies, fictional novels, as well as adult and child coloring books, you'll certainly find a book to please anyone that's left on your list!
Travel Kits: These are no longer limited to the traditional air travel kit that comes with a neck pillow, eye mask and ear plugs! There's an impressive variety out there, including grooming travel kits, cocktail travel kits and skin protection travel kits. With such a selection you're bound to be able to find one that feeds into your loved ones' interests.
Local Goods: Every airport offers souvenirs that have great potential for gifts. From maple sugar
treats in Canada to local Christmas ornaments, a CD with local music or handcrafted soap, if you have a look around you'll certainly spot a great find for your special someone (and perhaps for yourself at the same time; after all you deserve to be treated too!)
Candy: Who doesn't have a sweet tooth? Airports offer a variety of candies, from oversized lollipops to designed specialty candies, or local specially made sugary goodness. Your only problem will be trying not to eat them before you make it to your final destination!
Perfume: Everyone likes to smell good, so why not give a present that'll give them a scent they won't be able to get enough of!
Watch: It's not just about having the time anymore (since cell phones are always nearby with that). It is a timeless accessory that can complement an outfit and add a touch of class, so who wouldn't appreciate such as thoughtful gift?
Handbags: These are fashionable and practical, an essential accessory for most that can easily help complete the perfect outfit. Purchase the right purse and the lucky recipient will certainly be excited about their new present.
Bottom Line: Airports are full of great gift options if you have a look around! Just make sure to keep your loved ones' interests, preferences and allergies (if applicable) in mind. Relax, enjoy doing your last minute shopping and have a Great Holiday Season!
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