Holidays are coming, holidays are coming, holidays are coming…
Yes, the holidays are indeed coming. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend time with loved ones, relax, and recharge ahead of the new year. But Christmas isn’t all tinsel, turkey and toys. It’s fraught with danger. And we’re not just talking about the multi-socket adapter in your living room with enough volts coursing through it to somehow simultaneously power the array of incandescent lights that adorn your house, another set of lights on your Christmas tree, that giant inflatable Santa that gets mistaken for an intruder in the early hours of the morning, and of course, the television blaring out numerous Christmas specials. No, we’re talking about presents. Specifically, the risk of receiving unwanted ones at this ‘most wonderful time of the year’.
While some are heartfelt, there are those which fall short and fall short by a long way. We’ve all been there, hurriedly tearing away wrapping paper like a kid at, well, Christmas, only to find yet another pair of socks or a heinous Christmas jumper. And while you experience this catastrophic swing in emotion, you find yourself right in front of the person who had the bare-faced cheek to give you this overwhelming disappointment.
In this moment, you have two options:
You can either unleash a barrage of criticism and furrowed eyebrows, as you point out the lack of thought that’s gone into the present.
Or, there’s the far more restrained approach, as you muster a polite grimace – the one you see plastered on the faces of unsuccessful nominees at the Oscars – and through gritted teeth force out the words: “oh thank you, it’s lovely”.
This year, we’ve decided to take matters into our own hands. We’ve teamed up with our partners to turbocharge your Christmas with our ultimate McLaren advent calendar, which will give you the chance to get a gift you really want in the run up to the big day.
That’s right, 24 days, 24 amazing prizes. All of which are sure to set pulses racing this holiday season.
We can’t reveal exactly what’s up for grabs – you’ll have to keep an eye out on our channels throughout December. But what we can say, is that behind the doors of our advent calendar is some of the most sought-after tech, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, signed teamwear, and lots more.
So, while we spend most of December trying to prise a milk carton away from Lando, just so Santa can have a glass of the white stuff with his cookies when he swings by the MTC, here’s how you can add a touch of papaya to the festive period and ensure you receive a present you really want this year…
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