Christmas in the Philippines is one of the biggest holidays in the country. It has earned the distinction as the world’s longest celebration of the Christmas Season starting as early September and lasting up until the Epiphany in January. Christmas season is a time for family, a time for friends, a time for thanksgiving, a time for sharing and everyone's favorite, a time for gifts. In spite of knowing that you want to give a gift, sometimes figuring out what you should give is difficult. If you are in a dilemma, here are some of the most popular Christmas gifts that will inspire you to choose the right one for your loved one.
Gift Baskets - A great choice will be filling the basket with gourmet wines and cheese, a box of chocolates, cookies and pastries or a basket full of goodies to prepare a delicious Noche Buena.
Gadgets and Electronics – You can never go wrong with popular gadgets like digital cameras, tablets, Iphone, MP3 or Nintedo Wii. If they already own one, give them accessories to go with these gadgets
Personalized gifts like Scrapbook - A very touchy and sensitive gift, this can be given for people with whom you share a close bond of love, such as your parents, in-laws, siblings, partner, children, friends and so on.
Holiday Package - Getting a vacation package would be an ideal gift especially for important persons in your life. Even better, get a deal in which you all can go for a family trip together or you can take a few friends along.
Gift Certificates - A hassle free and very convenient option. Just get your loved one a gift certificate from one of the places you think he/she loves to shop. It may be from anywhere, from a designer shop, to his/her favorite restaurant or coffee house.
Pet - If you have someone in the family or friends who's an animal lover and a caretaker by heart, a pet will make up as the best gift that they will ever received. Added joy to the spirit of Christmas season!
Clothes - Doesn't matter what month or season of the year it is, clothes are one of the most loved gifts to give and receive. You can either choose to take your loved one shopping or shop on your own and bring home the clothes neatly wrapped up as gifts. You can also choose to shop for accessories that you think will go well with the clothes.
Gifts of Interest - If a friend you are buying for is into gardening, consider some gardening tools, or if she loves to cook, visit a kitchen store and check out the latest gadgets. Hobby-related gifts are popular and they say you took the time to care.
A Day at the Spa – Anyone would like to receive a massage, facial or manicure as a gift. Spa certificate is a popular and pleasing gift choice
Books and Movies - Call it traditional if you must, but books and/or movies are classic gifts that just cannot go wrong. Get them their favorite book, or something you think they will like. Get them their favorite movies, or a collection of their favorite sitcoms.