Everyone has someone on their holiday shopping list that’s at least a little difficult to buy for. The “he has everything” guy or the “I don’t need anything” girl. The picky buyer or the sure-to-return-it gift receiver.
Sometimes, sticking to someone’s hobbies can be the best bet for that loved one who just won’t offer any hints. Car enthusiasts are more than likely to want to pick out their own upgrades, like a spoiler or an exhaust. But these ideas for the interior and exterior of the car are ones your loved one may or may not have considered, and are each great gift options.
Seat Massagers or Heaters
Perfect for anyone with a stressful job or a long commute, a seat massager can help relax the neck, shoulders, back and thigh muscles during the drive home from the office. Or opt for a heated seat cushion, instead, for those cold winter months when it’s tough to warm up. Both are thoughtful gestures that your loved one might not purchase for themselves.
Smartphone Dash Mount
With so many states restricting phone usage while driving, it’s becoming a necessity to have a Bluetooth and dash mount setup inside your car. Whether or not your loved one already has a built-in Bluetooth device, this dash mount for the smartphone will keep their phone in place and out of the driver’s hands—an added safety bonus.
A simple fix for any car lover—or anyone, for that matter—who tends to misplace their keys from time to time. A key finder like Tile Mate, which attaches to your keychain and links to your smartphone, will make sure your car enthusiast’s keys are never truly lost.
Sometimes seen as a necessity and other times as a valuable upgrade, you can never go wrong with opting to tint a vehicle’s windows, as long as the window tinting film is installed by a certified professional. If your loved one has mentioned the desire for tinted windows, a voucher for this service could be a great gift idea for the holidays. Window tinting is not only an aesthetic upgrade, it protects the skin from UV rays and improving visibility while driving.
If your loved one has been talking about spicing up their ride with a decal or auto wrap, employing the services of a professional vehicle wrap company is the only way to go to make sure the job’s done right. Gift the opportunity for your favorite car enthusiast to personalize their vehicle with a decal or wrap.
Other gift ideas for car enthusiasts include Bluetooth stereos, parking sensors or rear view cameras for older cars without these handy features, and even a set of vouchers for your loved one’s favorite car wash. Not all car-related gifts come attached to a hefty price tag, and this list runs a wide range with something appropriate for every wallet.
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