28 Nov Luxury London Christmas Shopping Tours: The Very Best Gifts, Food and Wine the City Has to Offer
With less than four weeks left until Christmas Day, we’re sure you’re well under way with your Christmas shopping. From gifts for the big day to decorations and of course, not forgetting food and drink, there’s a lot to get right. London is home to one of the biggest and best shopping destinations in the world, perfect for getting some inspiration and ticking a few more items off that list. Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street and Mayfair have hundreds of stores between them, offering everything from luxury food hampers to tuck into on Christmas Eve to high tech toys to entertain the kids on Christmas Day. With such a vast space to cover, what better way to travel and get your Christmas shopping sorted in one day than in a chauffeur-driven luxury car?
We offer short shopping sprees with the chauffeur-driven prestigious car of your choice for as little as three hours, all the way up to a full day to allow you to truly indulge in some luxurious retail therapy. If you need some ideas of where to go, we’ve put together a list of our top picks for luxury Christmas shopping in London. The Selfridges flagship store has been sat on the world-renowned shopping destination that is Oxford Street since 1909. Over 100 years later, the store sells some of the biggest brands in both fashion and beauty and offers a luxury personal shopping service to help you find the best gifts for loved ones or even yourself. With 16 restaurants and cafes, including a champagne and oyster bar, this is the ideal place to start your spree, have some breakfast and relax before shopping and returning to your luxury chauffeur-driven car.
A short drive away on Regent Street sits Hamleys, the perfect destination if you have children to please this Christmas. Operating for over 250 years, the shop aims to be the greatest toy store in the world, and it’s certainly up there. No matter your recipients’ age or interests, Hamleys is filled with the must-have toys for 2017 along with a whole host of games to make sure you’re popular this Christmas Day. Return to your prestigious car and travel the short drive from Regent Street to Marlborough Street to experience Liberty London. The luxury store sells some of the most desirable Christmas gifts for all the family, from the most beautiful patterned silk scarves to designer handbags and stunning home accessories. Every year the prestigious department store put on a Christmas decoration display which has to be seen to be believed. Eccentric and unique, it has become a London icon; a must-see for tourists and residents alike.
With the presents firmly taken care of, and your shopping stored safely with our chauffeur we finally move onto food. In Piccadilly sits Fortnum & Mason, the home of luxury food, wine, champagne and hampers. Everything you need to create a show-stopping Christmas Day is right here. You can take care of your dinner and drinks with the choice of some of the finest ingredients, tea and puddings all in one place. Order your meats and fresh items for the big day and make sure you sample some of the best food and drinks in one of their seven restaurants before returning to your chauffeur for a final drive home.
Whether you’re the practical type looking to spend as little time in each store as possible or you want to share the experience with family who want to relax as they browse, we have the perfect prestige hire car for you. From Mercedes MPVs to Bentley executive cars, we have all models to allow you to relax in comfort, arrive in style and keep your shopping safe while you’re free to carry on with your day. All of our luxury chauffeur-driven tours are tailored to suit your needs, and whether you have a specific itinerary planned or need some ideas, our expert team pride themselves on putting you first. With a passion for beautiful cars and the finer things in life, we can recommend the best shops to visit, as well as critically-acclaimed restaurants, bars and hotels to take a break in.