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5 tips to de-stress your Christmas shopping experience

It can be hard to stay calm and not get caught up in the last minute hustle and bustle of the holiday season. From buying presents to buying and preparing Christmas dinner, it is important to not let the stress of it all spoil your festive cheer. Here are our 5 tips to take the stress out of Christmas shopping this season.  

 

Be prepared 

Br prepared! The popular motto everybody intends to live by on the run up to Christmas, it is necessary to prepare in advance for what you will need to shop for, especially if you still have lots to buy. Not only will this save you more time, but knowing you are organised and have done as much as possible will be a big weight off your shoulders. Begin by making a list of everyone you still need to buy for and things that you will need to get, then tick it off the list as you go along.  

 

Order online and collect in store 

Online shopping- the easiest and definitely the warmest way to shop this winter! Avoid aimlessly battling the crazy crowds at the big shopping centres this week and snap up all your Christmas goodies for your loved ones from the comfort of your own home. There are also various click and collect options for most high street retailers which will allow you to arrange a collection time that suits you and collect them all on the one day!  

 

Set a Christmas budget 

Over the Christmas period, buying presents, food and decorations can cause a lot of financial pressure. Being in control of your remaining budget and sticking to it effectively will make your Christmas shopping a lot less stressful. 

 

Request free gift wrapping 

Take advantage of free gift wrapping within certain shops and you will save yourself one task on your Christmas to do list. A lot of high street stores don’t always announce this service so be sure to ask! 

 

Remember to relax 

The pressure to have a perfect Christmas is often the high point of stress and can often spoil the whole festive experience. Don’t forget to stop Christmas preparations and relax and enjoy the holiday yourself to help eliminate your stress. 

 

 

On that note, while you’re busy working your way towards a happy Christmas, spoil yourself in the process with our Christmas Shopping offer book a room and dinner this week for 2 for only £69 and make an overnight stay of your Christmas shopping experience when in Glasgow! We are only a 10 minute drive to Glasgow City Centre and offer free on-site parking for you to enjoy the Christmas festivities without the added stress of traffic jams and parking costs!  

 

Call now on 0141 779 3861 or email reservations@crowwoodhotel.co.uk and quote ‘Christmas shopping offer’ to book! 

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