Who wants to make do with a boring picture advent calendar when chocolately treats, skin-rejuvenating products and even craft beer are just a click away? Whether you want a small way to help the 24 days before Christmas easier to bare or are looking to treat a loved one who has been good all year, you are bound to find one to suit your budget.
With the festive spirit officially kicking in, IBTimes UK had put together a list of the best advent calendars out there.
For the foodie
Available from the Lindt website and other major retailers for £5, the adorable calendar offers a selection of gold reindeer, snowdrops, chocolate Santa, Lindor Mini Truffles and milk Neapolitans behind each window.
For those with a sweet tooth, this £24.50 calendar from Hotel Chocolat comes with 24 chocolate sculptures, including reindeer, snowmen, penguins and enchanted Christmas trees.
For the animal lover
Advent calendar for dogs
Man's best friend can get in on the action with this unique take on the advent calendar from NotOnTheHighstreet.com. It features decorative stitching detail and 24 little pockets to hold bone shaped dog biscuits. It will set you back £42.
For the adults
Imagine indulging in craft beer instead of chocolates this year. If you head over to NotOnTheHighstreet you can get this variety of tipples for £85. A piece of advice: Save for after work!
Tea advent calendar
Enjoy a selection of organic herbal and fruit teas for £4.95 from sunnysteve.com.
For the family
This Star Wars £24.99 advent calendar is currently sold out on the Lego but you can still get your hands on it on Amazon for around the same price. It's great if your are watching you waist because you get daily figurines instead of chocolate.
Musical Advent calendar
Aside for tasty chocs, this £10.95 calendar from Harrods plays a musical tune at the touch of a button. it will make a delightful treat throughout December.
For the beauty conscious
YOU Beauty box advent calendar
This YOU Beauty advent is an absolute must for beauty fans as you countdown to Christmas. You will get £270 worth of 20 products from the likes of The White Company and Bee Good for just £69.95.
Skincare junkies can treat themselves to their 24 products from this advent calendar for £95 (huge savings on regular products). This is a great addition to any stocking-filler. Available at Selfridges.com now.