Holiday gift ideas: Last-minute Christmas presents for your friends, family


Posted at Dec 22 2018 11:44 AM

MANILA – Need to buy last-minute gifts for your friends and family? Check this out.

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Johnny Walker Limited Edition Artist Series. Handout

These drinks can be last-minute additions to the Noche Buena table and are readily available in supermarkets.

Those who are looking for a natural health booster during the holidays can try Jolly Fresh prune juice, which is made of dried plums from California; Old Orchard cranberry juice, which can be used to concoct a mocktail with lemon juice and sparkling water; and Welch’s sparkling juice cocktail, which comes in white and red grape flavors.

The Johnnie Walker limited edition artist series, meanwhile, features designs by LA-based graffiti artist Tristan Eaton. It is priced from P659 for a Red Label to P1,599 to a Double Black. 


Bistro Gift Card. Handout

Skip the Christmas shopping hassle and complete your gift list with reloadable gift cards from The Bistro Group, which operates the following restaurants: TGI Friday’s, Italianni’s, Fish & Co., Krazy Garlik, Bulgogi Brothers, Village Tavern, Watami, Modern Shanghai, Buffalo Wild Wings, Texas Roadhouse, Denny’s, and Baker & Cook.

The gift card can be loaded for a minimum of P500 upon purchase, and can have a maximum top-up of P10,000. It is fully consumable, can be used multiple times, and has no expiration date.

It is available in any The Bistro Group restaurant in the country.


The Yoga 530. Handout

If you have money to burn, give your special someone a tech gift.

Lenovo has come up with a gift guide depending on customers’ needs: Yoga 530 (starting at P34,995) for artists with its “active pen” and palm-rejection feature; IdeaPad 720s (starts at P59,995) for power users with its battery life of up to 9 hours; Legion Y530 (starts at P54,995) for avid gamers; IdeaPad D330 (starts at P24,995) for modern professionals; and IdeaPads 330, 330s, or 530s (starting at P17,995, P30,995, and P49,995, respectively) for first-time buyers.

All of Lenovo’s products are available in major electronics stores. Prices may vary.