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Britain’s Best Same Day Gift Experiences for Her

This is the ultimate same day gifts for her list.

Men – this is a page you’re going to want to bookmark. This page is what is going to get you points from your Mum, your wife, your girlfriend, your aunt, grandma or your sister every birthday, anniversary, Christmas and Valentine’s day. This is a list of the ultimate pampering experiences available to all of us in Britain. We’ve searched all over the web to compile this list, so you won’t find it anywhere else. This list has been cross checked with all the lovely ladies in my life, and each gift has been carefully scrutinised over before making it to the final cut. Best of all, most of these gifts are experience vouchers which are printable, so you can even order them for same day delivery.

1) Pamper her with a Health Spa break for two

Pamperinggifts1Swim, sauna & steam away – £499

 This package is a health spa break for two with an overnight stay. Choose a twin or double room and get unlimited access to all the spa’s facilities, including the swimming pool, sauna, steam room and other heat related treatments. Most locations also have a gym with exercise classes available as well. Each package comes with 2 beauty treatments each and includes a dinner and breakfast as well! Select your location on order, or let your loved one choose the location herself by buying the choice voucher, where she can login and select the best location. These spas are located in Edinburgh, Liphook, Tring, Henlow and Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

2) Relaxation hour massage

Pamperinggifts2Relax with an hours massage – £50

Treat her to a one hour massage in selected UK locations. Massages are all about de-stressing, detoxing and relaxing, and this is certainly what she will get with this voucher. Massages are all about individual needs, so each experience starts with an initial consultation to decide on which parts of the body need to be worked on to relieve any pain and anxiety. Locations include Edinburgh, Huntingdon, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Haslemere, Nottingham or Reading.

3) A delicious 6 course sharing menu for two at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, London

Pamperinggifts3Win her heart with Jamie’s menu – £150

One of our most popular gifts, this 6 course sharing menu for two is bound to make her super happy, especially if it involves a trip down to London! You’ll each be given a glass of bubbly on arrival before you begin your incredibly tasty six course meal. And if you’re not too full to move afterwards, the package also includes a tour around the Fifteen kitchen, where you get to watch all the chefs in action. A steal for just £150, and she’s bound to love it.

4) Give her the royal treatment at Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir

Pamperinggifts4A guaranteed winner – £1,250

While this experience certainly isn’t the cheapest, we can pretty much guarantee this is going to be a good time. This package includes a six course menu at the two Michelin starred restaurant, where you can then retreat to an overnight stay in a Junior Suite. Wake up to a provided full English breakfast and relax in the grounds with plenty to see: a two acre veggie and herb garden, an English water garden with natural springs as well as a Japanese tea garden. Before you go, you’ll also be given a copy of Raymond’s cookery book, ‘Foolproof French Cookery’.

5) A weekend spa package for two at the Mayfair Hotel

Pamperinggifts5Weekend overnight stay at the Mayfair with a 60 minute treatment session – £399

What could be better than an overnight stay at the Mayfair? How about a luxury spa package to go along with that? This package allows you access to the spa at the hotel, including the relaxation room, aroma steam room, the herbal sauna and heated loungers. And to top it off, you get a 60 minute treatment as well – choose from a range of facial treatments, body treatments, manicures, pedicures or a deeply relaxing massage. Sleep off your incredibly tough day in a luxurious bedroom and wake up to a full English breakfast, served in your room or in the restaurant.

6) A five course lunch with Champagne at Gordon Ramsay’s Petrus

gordonramsaypetrusEnjoy a 5 course tasting menu at Gordon’s Michelin starred restaurant, Petrus – £149

If she’s more of a Gordon fan than a Jamie fan, this is the experience for you. This voucher will take you both, for just £149, to Gordon Ramsay’s Petrus. Enjoy a 5 course lunch, accompanied by champagne in the heart of London. This is the perfect anniversary gift and will be memory that is bound to be cherished for a long, long time.

7) Dinner Cruise on the Thames for two

Pampering Gifts for HerEnjoy dinner with Big Ben – £156

Having lived in London for five years now and never having actually been on a cruise down the Thames, this is still one of my dreams to fulfil. Step onto the boat and enjoy the glass roof while you sail past historical monuments such as Big Ben, the House of Parliament and the London Eye. You’ll both be treated to a freshly prepared menu, and once dinner is done you can walk around the boat and have a drink at the stern watching the city lights.

8) A delicious meal followed by a magical theatre night in the West End

Theatre_SameDay_GiftTop seats & a top dinner in London – £148

Treat yourselves to a wonderful night out in London, starting with a fantastic two course dinner at a range of restaurants, then walk over to collect your top price tickets and experience London’s West End up close and personal. Theatre tickets include We Will Rock You, Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys, Woman in Black, Wicked or the Phantom of the Opera. Meals are booked for 6pm, with shows generally starting between 7:30 – 8:00 pm and finishing around 10pm.

9) A hot air ballooning experience for two

Pamperinggifts9Fly high in the sky – £400

For a more daring day of relaxation, how about a beautiful hot air balloon ride where she can soar up in the sky and look down at the world below her? This package can be taken at over 100 different launch sites in the UK, so take your pick on what view you’d like to experience best! The day starts off with a safety session with the instructor. Once you’ve done this you can place yourselves into the basket and soar up 3000 feet in the air. Watch beautiful rolling hills and countryside beneath you as you gently glide through the sky. A celebratory glass of champagne will be given to you when you land, and you’ll get a certificate of completion as well for this momentous event.

10) A boutique Escape for two, available in over 60 locations around Britain

Pamperinggifts10 Escape the city in style – £169 for two

This package is a best seller, and allows her to escape and enjoy a beautiful boutique hotel for the night. Choose from over 60 different locations, from the Lake District to Scotland, from Cornwall to Wales. A free upgrade on the room is granted on arrival (subject to availability).

So that concludes our list of same day gifts for her, let us know what you think about this list and share it with all your friends to ensure no one is ever in the dog house again for leaving an important date to the last minute!

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Scroll through our list of retailers who can deliver the perfect gift same day UK wide. Everything you could possibly want delivered can be!

So you’re looking for same day or last minute delivery for a gift eh? Lucky for you there are so many retailers who are able to do this. This list is going to be the reason why you’ll never have to order in advance again: everything you could possibly want delivered you can get delivered, same day, anywhere in the UK.

1) Red Letter Days – UK Wide

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Red Letter Days is the perfect retailer for all occasions. Owned by Dragon’s Den stars Theo Paphitis and Peter Jones, they stock hundreds of fantastic gift experiences. All you need to do is to pick one that is perfect for your recipient, and select the ‘print or email voucher’ option at the end. They stock so many different fun and interesting experiences – from skydiving to spa days, from theatre outings to zorbing experiences and from speedboats down the Thames to lovely hotel packages to the Lake District. Another fantastic point about Red Letter Days is that if, on the off chance, your recipient doesn’t like the gift, they can simply enter the voucher code onto the website and exchange it for different valued gifts: all of which have the pricing taken off!

2) Interflora – UK WideInterflora

Interflora, the saviour of many many people at at least some stage in their lives. Interflora offers same day delivery UK wide, as long as the order is placed by 2PM GMT Monday to Saturday. So make sure you’ve double checked the time, and quickly get on with the order. Interflora stock a range of beautiful flower bouquets, plants and alcohol related gifts (think Whisky gift sets, or Champagne and balloons), which can all be delivered today.

3) Lastminute.com – UK Wide

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LastMinute.com are always looking to find the cheapest and best deals around, which means you’ll always get a bargain on whatever it is you’re looking for. They stock things like last minute flights, same day discount theatre tickets or restaurant deals. Ideal especially for things like anniversaries, birthdays or Christmas presents. All you need to do is print out the voucher/booking details and away you go! No one ever has to know that you forgot to get anything in time!

4) BuyAGift – UK Widebuyagift

BuyAGift stock a fantastic range of experiences, from segway rally racing to hot air balloons to massages and spa pampering packages. There’s something for everyone, from your Mum to your Nan to your best guy mate who is an adrenaline junkie. BuyAGift also offer a printable voucher on purchase, which means all you need to do is print it out and pop it into a card, or – if you’re not seeing the person today, send it over in an email. Perfecto!

5) Waitrose Direct – Flowers only

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Waitrose are lovely enough to also offer same day delivery, but for flowers only. Pick any of their same day flowers range before 2PM to ensure your delivery arrives today. Best of all, delivery is entirely free!

6) iFlorist – UK Wide

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iFlorist have got a wonderful range of beautiful flower arrangements and bouquets, all waiting to be assembled for same day delivery. With delivery from Monday to Saturday, all you need to do is order by 2PM to guarantee your flowers arrive on the same day. Absolutely ideal for celebratory occasions, such as anniversary’s, birthdays, new baby, job promotions or any other congratulatory occasion.

7) Amazon.co.uk

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Still not convinced? Try out one of these Amazon.co.uk gift vouchers, which can be emailed or printed out. They’ve got a range of different types of gift card designs, from birthday celebrations to retirement. You can also get Kindle specific gift cards, which are a pretty handy present for any Kindle owners! There’s even one where you can add your own photo to personalise the voucher a little more.

8) Firebox – London Only

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Firebox is one of my favourite retailers, but unfortunately only deliver same day in London, at a rather crazy price of around £26 (double check before you check out). So you may want to reconsider the need for same day delivery if you have your heart set on a present from here, but with such a cool range of presents, such as the Rhino Shield for iPhone or UNT mug, your recipient certainly wouldn’t be disappointed.

9) House of Fraser – London & Birmingham Only

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House of Fraser also offer same day delivery, as long as your delivery area is within the M25 in London or in Birmingham (for a breakdown on postcodes, check here). Orders must be placed by 12PM GMT to be eligible for delivery. House of Fraser have an absolutely massive range of items, from clothing to electricals to homeware.


 10) Amazon – Select postcodes in the UK now eligible for same day, evening delivery

amazonAmazon gets another entry because they’ve finally started delivering same day in the UK!! Deliveries are however, only available to postcodes that are within areas within the M25 in London, as well as select postcodes in Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol and Cardiff.  For a full list of eligible post codes click  here.

Delivery information: The gifts will arrive between 18:00 and 22:00 Monday to Friday and between 16:00 and 20:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Deliveries require a signature, otherwise they will be redelivered on another day.

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