It’s that time of year again, (already you say?), and everyone’s looking around for the best gift ideas for Christmas presents. If you’re determined to do things differently this year and get all your gear online to avoid the chaos of the shops, then we’ve got you completely covered. We’ve got a huge new range of unique gifts for your loved ones. Read on for some great ideas and different products brought to you by MicksGarage.com. This is the complete list of the Most Popular Christmas Gifts of 2019.
This is a deadly piece of kit - not only does it look awesome, but it’s a fully functioning portable BBQ in the style of a retro toolbox. You’ll be glad you got this as a gift once the summer months hit! Use it on camping trips, trips to the beach, or just out in the garden. Even when it’s not in use, it just looks super cool as a feature in your kitchen! Recommended as a unique and impressive gift for guys, DIY fanatics, outdoorsy people.
Slush Puppie Machine
Who doesn’t love a slush puppie? Bring back those childhood memories with your own Slush Puppie Machine. This looks really good once it’s set up and it makes a fantastic attraction piece for a party. Recommended as a gift for any adult aged 20 to 40 or for any kid.
Porsche Flat Six Boxer Engine Model Kit
A true car lover will have an incredible time making this seriously detailed Porsche flat-six boxer engine. Put all the pieces together (280, to be exact!) and flip the switch to watch all the system components move together and listen as it sounds just like the real thing. Recommended for the petrol head in your life or for a kid who’s a budding mechanic - it’s a great introduction to the inner workings of such an iconic car engine.
If we’re talking about toys for boys, a high performance drone is quite possibly the best toy there is. You can start small with a DJI Ryze Tello drone or a Kaiser Baas Seeker Drone, or gear up straight away and get the Mavic Pro drone. Experience outstanding image quality and control your drone from up to 4km away - fly at speeds up to 72kph! A brilliant gift for any tech lover / outdoors enthusiast.
Dash Cam - Blackvue 900s 2ch
This is the dash cam of all dash cams! It packs a serious punch and comes with 4k quality, remote viewer and control via app, motion detection, parking monitoring and superior night time quality. Anyone who values their car will have one of these dash cams installed, knowing they can relax overnight while the camera keeps guard. Another notable mention of extremely high quality is the Thinkware F800 Pro 2CH - this has some really cool features that you’ll only find in a brand new car, like lane departure warnings, collision warnings, speed alerts and SOS features in case you’re in an accident. Cheapest prices guaranteed on these dash cams!
Alcohol Breath Tester
This is actually a seriously practical gift - more and more drivers are getting caught for drink driving the morning after having a few drinks. This handy little device will tell you if you are alright to drive, or not. (It’s a good gift to give the person who still hasn’t taken the hint on drink driving). Also makes for a great party piece - pass it around and test how drunk you and your friends are while having some drinks.
Stihl Battery Operated Children's Toy Chainsaw / Stihl Brush Cutter
The battery operated Toy Chainsaw or Brush Cutter is brilliant for small kids who love to play and help their parents out in the garden or on the farm. Your child can imitate tasks like chopping wood or strimming grass with these tools and once they’re turned on, they have realistic sounds and light up so your child can have great fun and feel like they’re really helping out in the garden!
A Good Book - With A Secret Hipflask
Want to raise a smile? This is a perfect gift for a friend who would smuggle or store whiskey, gin, rum, tequila, vodka and other liquors, beer or wine. Let them believe you have bought them a Good Book - once they open it, they’ll discover the steel 4oz capacity hipflask inside! Write a little inscription on the inside cover, or use our top tip - bring the flask to your local jewellers and get it engraved for a tiny fee to make this look like a seriously expensive gift! Recommended for guys, friends, festival goers, best man gifts, etc.
Draper Screwdriver Set
This comprehensive 44 piece screwdriver set has got literally everything you’ll ever need for around the house. Variety of screwdrivers and bits included and it’s packed on a really cool looking display stand. This is a great gift for dads, DIY lovers, and because it’s an unbelievably good price, it makes a super practical secret Santa gift.
Autoglym Polar Collection Gift Set
Anybody who loves their cars knows that in 2019, Autoglym’s Polar Blast Snow Foam, Polar Seal, and Polar Wash completely transformed the way cars are detailed and protected to perfection. The Polar Collection Gift Set contains a 500ml bottle of each of the Polar products so that you can try your hand at DIY expert detailing. It’s packaged up fantastic too so it looks great when you give it as a gift. This gift is a MUST for anyone who loves cars.
Tip - pick up a Snow Foam Lance too and this suddenly becomes an AMAZING gift for a car lover.
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Lego Bugatti Chiron / Lego Land Rover Defender
An incredible gift for car lovers! These are incredibly detailed Lego Technic building sets, that will suck up hours of your time and attention once you get started. Once built, they look amazing and they are a brilliant piece to keep on display in your house, office or garage. A brilliant gift for a boyfriend, husband, or any car or Lego lover. Warning - this is an amazingly good gift and will win you tons of praise!!
SEGA Mega Drive Mini
Get a nostalgia hit and pickup the iconic SEGA Mega Drive console. It returns almost 30 years after the original version in a slick, miniaturized form along with two classic controllers. Preloaded with 42 games, enjoy playing Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter, Golden Axe, Streets of Rage 2, Earthworm Jim, Shinobi and much, much more!
Google Home Mini
The Google Home Mini is the best home assistant there is, beating Amazon’s Alexa hands down, and opens your world to lots of new and exciting things. It'll answer questions, set timers and alarms, play music, read the news or information from the web, and control a relatively large collection of smart home devices such as Philips Hue or Ikea smart lights. Very good gift for any tech lover, or for anyone who could do an assistant!
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Xaomi Mi 365 Electric Scooter - White
Drum roll - this is hands down one of the best gifts ever! The Xaomi Mi 365 Electric Scooter in White makes a great gift for any city liver. Scoot around the park with the kids, or leave the car at home and get yourself into work using this brilliant, durable scooter. Perfect for the environmentally conscious - charge it up in the evening and use it the next morning for your journey up to 18 miles!
Garmin Forerunner 245 White with Music
This is a really slick GPS running smartwatch with music and advanced training features. While you do the running, Forerunner 245 Music does the thinking. It even gets to know you, mile after mile and song after song! This GPS smartwatch has storage for your favourite tunes, so you can keep moving to the music without having to lug your phone along. Perfect for the fitness fanatic in your life and it looks great to wear on a daily basis.
TRESemmé Gift Set - Salon Smooth Blow Dry Collection
The importance of having a good, salon quality hair dryer can not be underestimated! The TRESemmé Blow Dry Collection is a great gift set for any woman. Not only is it a great, expensive looking gift to give at a really affordable price, but it is actually a great quality hair dryer and comes complete with a really nice gold clutch makeup bag, hairbrush and the award winning TRESemmé biotin repair 7 spray.
Tile Bluetooth Trackers
Is the lady in your life always losing her keys? Phone? Wallet? Even the dog? The Tile Bluetooth trackers are amazing little devices that can be attached to almost anything in a non-intrusive way. They officially have the best distance range for tracking items and they make finding things a simple task. A very practical gift for busy mums who are always on the go!
TOP GIFT IDEAS FOR PETS
Dog Car Seat - Small Dogs
This is a great little accessory to keep your dog safe and comfortable while you hit the road. Some dogs love to look out the window while you drive but they’re just too small! This can also lead to unwanted scratches on the inside of your door. Using this car booster seat, your dog gets a clear view out of the window. Tip - use it in conjunction with a seat belt harness to ensure your dog stays in the seat and doesn’t jump all over you while you drive! A great little gift for your dog to start enjoying car trips.
Dog and Cat Treat Launcher
Fill up the Treat Launcher Gun with your pet’s favourite treats and have fun playing with them as you fire treats into the air. This is a great mental stimulant game for your pet to make play more fun!
Pet Massage Grooming Glove
Give your dog or cat some serious affection! The massage glove provides a soothing, gentle massage to your pet which stimulates blood flow under the skin and catches any loose or dead hair on their coat. Pets LOVE this!
Activity Games - Dogs and Cats
Do you have a curious dog or cat at home? If so, your pet will love these activity games! Watch your pet use their curiosity and cleverness to navigate through the obstacles and win their treat. Comes in a Solitare version, Push Away version, and Slide and Feed game. Brilliant game to make playing with pets more fun and to increase mental stimulation for your dog or cat.
Hi Vis Safety Waistcoat - All Size Dogs
Great little safety present for your dog who loves walking - the hi vis safety waistcoat will settle all your worries about your dog running around in the dark, and will providing more safety for your dog at night. The vest is extra easy and quick to put on, and fully adjustable at the stomach and neck. Completely machine washable and the vest will not interfere with most standard collars or leashes, making it an easy safety addition for walks in the dark with your dog!
TOP GIFT IDEAS FOR KIDS
LEGO Technic Car Transporter
Build a highly detailed and realistic truck with a detachable trailer and a cool blue car with working steering all in 1 great Lego Technic kit. The truck cab can also be tilted for access to a detailed V6 engine with moving pistons. Includes car decks that can be raised up and down, and adjustable car ramps. This will consume hours of your child’s time as they get to build not just a car, but a full truck transporter all in one kit! Really impressive once it’s built and looks like a great gift to hand over to any Lego fan.
X-Treme Buggy Python Car - For Boys
This is a really durable high speed radio controlled stunt car that provides a wild ride for your child! With a remote control range of 20 meters, this high speed car has a super quick and steady response to turns and your child can provide speed stunts and jumps at speeds of up to 20kph! Great gift for boys.
Make Your Own Neon Light - For Girls
Bend and twist the neon light tubing to write your name or make some cool shapes like unicorns and ponies with this really cool Neon Light, in Pink or White. This is a great gift for a girls bedroom or playroom - allows them to change it up and make whatever sign they want to put a cool and unique stamp on their area.
10000mAh Power Bank - All Kids
Do you hear “Mum, Dad, where’s my charger” all too often? While this might not seem like a good gift, this is a really practical solution to make sure your kid always has backup power for their smartphone or tablet - trust us, they’ll thank you for this gift and will use it more than most of their other gifts! With a whopping 10000mAh battery capacity, this will fully charge a new iPhone 6 times over and make sure your kid is always entertained. Great for bringing on holidays also.
TOP GIFT IDEAS FOR DIY LOVERS
Energizer Combi Drill + Fully Loaded 130 Piece Tool Box Gift Set
Serious value alert!!! This is the ultimate DIY’er gift - an18V Cordless Combi Drill that comes with x2 batteries, and a fully stocked 130 piece toolbox! Any DIY fanatic will LOVE this. This gift set contains every tool you’ll ever need for around the home. Made by Energizer, the power experts. Brilliant gift idea for handy people.
When you’re working or doing DIY, you need free hands - so you can never go wrong with a good tool belt. They come in all different types and styles - our favourite pick for 2019 is a really cool tan colour retro tool belt that holds up to 14 tools simultaneously. Need something to hold more tools? No problem - check out our full selection of tool belts that any DIY fanatic will love.
Storm Force Cordless Impact Gun
This is a really powerful 20V Impact Gun with a variable speed trigger for ultimate control in forward and reverse. A Great gift also for car lovers - this impact gun provides a super easy way to remove nuts instead of using a handheld wrench. Manufactured with a full metal gearbox delivering an impressive impact rate of 2900i/min. Gift this to anyone who carries out any sort of work on cars!
49 Piece Screwdriver, Hex Key and Bit Set
You want to give a gift that doesn’t cost a ton, looks great, and will actually get used, right? Then look no further - this 49 piece soft grip screwdriver, hex key and bit set has it all! It’s really affordable and contains a selection of different screwdrivers, hex keys and bits to make sure that it will be used over and over again.
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Car Polishing Kit
Here’s what the car detailer in your life would LOVE to receive! This is a great gift for anyone who’s obsessed with getting that perfect finish on their car. Includes a Draper Tools 900W Dual Action Polisher, and Menzerna’s Heavy Cut Compound and Final Finish. Heavy Cut and Finishing foam pads included. Made by the power tool experts Draper, and the Polishing Experts Menzerna, this gift will guarantee you a big a thumbs up from any car care lover.
Build Your Own V8 Engine / V-Twin Motorcycle Engine
Big kid alert! This gift should come with a fun warning - spend hours and hours building a fully functioning V8 Engine. Once it’s done, watch the spark plugs illuminate and hear the engine roar like the real thing. Available also in a V-Twin Motorcycle Engine kit.
DIY Mechanics Car Lift Kit - Jacks, Ratcheting Axle Stands & Wheel Chocks
The DIY Mechanics Car Lift Kit is ideal for anyone who tinkers with cars on a regular basis. Lifting, securing and lowering a car can be a real pain without the right equipment. This kit contains everything that’s needed to help get the job done quickly, safely and securely.
Driver Anti Sleep Alarm
The Driver Anti Sleep Alarm works by detecting when the driver has "nodded off" and will sound a gentle audible alert to waken the driver. This is a seriously good gift for anyone who does a lot of driving and will help keep your loved ones safe on the road.