Best birthday present ideas 2017

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As students we know how stressful it can be to find the perfect gifts for loved ones, getting the balance between something nice and different but also cheap! So we went and found out some of the most wished for birthday presents this year from all sorts of people to come up with our list of the best Birthday gift ideas for 2016.

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So, who's on the list?

For Him, For Her, Dad, Mum, Grandparents, Pets

For Him

Jamie's 30-Minute Meals

The best selling book, ideal for someone who likes a quick and tasty meal. Pukka!
Price: £13.00

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Shut Up & Deal With It Bone China Mug

Hilarious cup that is guaranteed to raise a few eyebrows. In lovely Bone China.
Price: £11.95

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Sennheiser HD201 Closed Back Headphones

Outstandingly good quality headphones. Durable and comfy, these will be enjoyed by your lucky recipient for years to come.
Price: £15.49

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Barcraft 3-Piece Barman's Cocktail Kit

Ever wanted to make cocktails like they do in those stylish bars? Now you can – grab this home cocktail kit and endless Mojitos are around the corner!
Price: £16.97

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Rotating Bar Butler – Chrome Bottle Holder

Perfect companion to those with a home bar already, speed up serving times and look super professional.
Price: £16.99

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Grow Your Own Wembley Stadium Pitch

Every football fans dream – own a piece of history with this legendary home grown turf.
Price: £19.95

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Chav – The Board Game They Tried To Ban!

A hilarious game that will entertain the whole family for hours over the festive season.
Price: £24.95

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The Inbetweeners – Series 1-3 Complete DVD Boxset

Own of the most popular series this year. Would be a welcomed present for anyone.
Price: £25.00

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York Cast Iron Kit in a Case – 20 kg

Perfect for starting on the way with the new years resolution
Price: £29.99

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For Her



LoveFilm Subscription & Gift Box

Unlimited DVD's, No late fees, Free postage. If they are an avid film watcher – there really is no better gift.
Price: £16.00

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Snug Rug (Snuggie) Deluxe in Pink

A present any girl would love to have. Keep warm and cosy on those cold winter nights with the Snug Rug. Think of the Snug Rug as a genetic cross-breed between a fleece and a blanket and you're there. A fluffy house coat. A Jedi cape, without the hood. The Snug Rug is, in short, a gigantic fleece blanket with sleeves. Pop it on and disappear inside its cuddly massiveness and be enveloped by its sheer fleeciness.
Price: £9.00

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Microwavable Pink Cozy-Boots

Perfect for keeping those toes warm during the icy winter
Price: £14.95

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Ange ou Demon Perfume For Women by Givenchy

A really lovely fragrance that lasts and lasts
Price: £26.94

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Travalo Rapid Pump Fill Perfume Atomizer Bottle

One of the hottest selling gifts this year is this refillable bottle, so your never more than a spray away from your favourite fragrance

Price: £8.50

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Cloud B Twilight Turtle

Brilliant bed time relaxation light

Price: £31.80

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Life and Laughing – Michael McIntyre Autobiography

Absolutely hilarious story of McIntyre's journey, a must read for any fan.

Price: £9.99

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Engraved Gift Box with Heart Necklace and Earrings

Stunning personalised jewellery set that is guaranteed to melt her heart.

Price: £29.95

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Catwalk Collection Leather Dispatch Bag

Practical and stylish – she will thank you for years to come!

Price: £44.95

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Hair & Beauty Makeover with Photoshoot

Give an all in one package to the aspiring model

Price: £44.95

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Spider Catcher!

Save the Spider! Or just move it without touching it.

Price: £9.95

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For Dad

Kindle Wireless Reader with WiFi

Our favourite pick of the gifts is Amazon's best selling item – the 3rd generation Kindle e-reader. Store thousands of your favourite books on this super light, highly readable device. Never purchase a hard copy again, and view your collection from anywhere. A new function also means you can now lend your books to others!

Price: £109.00

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Magic Floating Wine Bottle Holder

This physics defying piece will get everyone talking at birthday, shocking your family and friends and leave them wondering how does it do it

Price: £19.95

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What you see is what you get – Alan Sugar's Autobiography

The highly acclaimed biography by the most influential entrepreneur of his time. Written personally by Lord Sugar, your lucky recipient won't be able to put this down

Price: £9.35

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Robin Hood DVD

Price: £5.00

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The Pacific Complete DVD Boxset

Price: £25.00

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LED Lenser Police Torch

Price: £29.99

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Magfire Fire Starter

We all have a boy scout inside us, release it with this ultimate survival tool

Price: £7.48

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For Mum

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Service Not Included – Apron

Price: £12.95

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Family Time Photoframe Clock

Store many priceless memories around this stylish clock

Price: £13.49

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Bath Bomb Luxury Gift Set

A brilliant price for this pampering set. Drop it in, watch it fizz and then relax in the luxury

Price: £8.66

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Pashmina Scarf and Wrap

Grab one of these bargains in your favourite colour and stay warm this winter

Price: £4.99

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Boss Femme Perfume For Women by Hugo Boss

Price: £23.99

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2011 Family Calendar With Many Features

Price: £10.99

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Grandparents

The Fry Chronicles – Stephen Fry

A man of many talents, learn about his personal side in his revealing book

Price: £9.00

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Funny Grandparents Decorative Mat

Does that sound like your grandparents? Make them chuckle with this doormat

Price: £11.99

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Who Do You Think You Are? Family Tree Software

Ever wanted to map your family history? Now you can with this complete package

Price: £7.79

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Precision Radio Controlled Travel Clock And Weather Station

A clock correct to the second, and other handy features such as temperature and humidity. A very useful gadget indeed

Price: £17.96

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For Pets!

Uncle Milton Pet's Eye View Camera

Yes, we had to include a gift for our pets. This camera stores 35 photographs at timed intervals – allowing you to replay exactly what they see!

Price: £24.95

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Birthday cards

Individual birthday cards are notoriously expensive, at least for what they are.

Buy your birthday cards in packs from Charity shops.

Create and send your cards online with Yoodoo.com for those further away.

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Please note: prices are subject to change. Those listed are those live at time of this list being published.

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