Blog - 09.12.2019

Still looking for Christmas gift ideas? Look no further. We’ve picked some of our favourite things that are great to add to anyone’s Christmas list.

Every time you use one of our discounts, use your DofE Card or buy DofE branded products, our partners give a donation to the DofE charity.

Great times for the whole family

Planning a day out or need a last-minute gift? Virgin Experience Days have over 3,000 incredible days out, dinners or driving experiences to choose from. Save 20% with your unique DofE discount code. Best of all? You don’t need to wait for delivery – get it straight in your inbox! Our favourite activities include indoor skydiving, a view from The Shard and sliding down the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

Get your unique code

Know someone under 17 who’s keen to get behind the wheel? Young Driver offers driving lessons for 10-17 year olds where they’ll learn to start, stop, steer and reverse in a Vauxhall Corsa. Save 10% on lessons – just quote ‘DofE’ when you book over the phone.

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Stocking fillers and outdoor extras

Why have a map the same as everyone else’s? Get your very own custom-made Ordnance Survey map. Upload a photograph of family, friends, or your favourite image and order today. The custom-made OS map feature lets you pinpoint a location you’d like your own map to focus on, such as your home or starting point. Select the scale, fine-tune your location, choose your map option (traditional, flat rolled or framed) add a picture and save 15% on your custom map order with code DOFECM.

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Looking for something a bit different? Would you like to see what the world was like when your Mum, Dad or grandparents were born or got married? Whatever date and year you want to celebrate, Your Big Day has a six-minute video to match. From celebrities, news, fashion and cars – see what life was like on a special day of your choice. Order online and get it delivered to your inbox within minutes for just £19.95, which includes a £6 donation to the DofE charity.

Get a personalised video gift

Use your DofE Card to save at least 10%, and often a lot more, on 1000s of items in our five Recommended Retailers of Expedition Kit. Our top choice is a Christmas stocking staple. The DofE recommended Bridgedale Hike Midweight Merino Comfort walking socks make a great gift for outdoor enthusiasts or casual adventurers. The snug merino wool blend will keep your toes warm in the harshest of weather.

If you’re looking for style as well as substance, the DofE recommended Craghoppers Strata fleece ticks all the boxes, and is the perfect cover up when the weather cools.

Use your card in GO Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Ultimate Outdoors and Tiso to make big savings, and every eligible purchase generates a donation to the DofE.

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Winter warmers

The DofE Everyday hoodie is ideal for lounging around at home or keeping warm this winter. Available in men’s or women’s fit in a choice of seven colours. Prices start from £18.99, and you can add personalisation from £3. Order by 16 December for delivery in time for Christmas.

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The DofE Buff is a versatile accessory that keeps you warm, cool and protected when outdoors. Inspired by DofE expeditions, Buff have created a bespoke design for the DofE with all profits being donated to the DofE charity. Find your favourite way to wear yours.

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The special edition DofE branded Lifeventure thermal mug is ideal for keeping your drink hot (or cold) on the go. Guaranteed not to leak or break, the DofE mugs are a great gift for every adventurer. Choose from six colours and only £13.99.

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