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Australia’s 10 Best Advent Calendars for Christmas 2020

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Why wait for the big day when you can pop open a gift every day with these 10 best advent calendars for Christmas 2020!

As the festive season fast approaches and the countdown to Christmas 2020 is on, many of us have started stressing about two things: what you’re gifting to family and friends, and what you’re gifting yourself.

This year, why not embrace and celebrate the countdown to Christmas with a small treat – every day! To keep all your Christmas frenzy thoughts at bay, we’ve curated the 10 best advent calendars for Christmas 2020.

From beauty to body, to tippled delights, nibblies, chocolate and even candles to light up your life, treat yourself every now and then with one of these sensationally fun advent calendars.

<strong>Peony Parcel</strong>
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Peony Parcel

Brought to you by Australia’s favourite luxury self-care subscription box service, Peony Parcel, to help you pamper your way into the festive season, this year their renowned advent calendars are back and better than ever. Valued at over $340, to help you countdown to Christmas in the most self-loving way, Peony Parcel has released their 24 window calendar ($210) featuring a mix of 24 full and travel size beauty, bath and lifestyle treats from Australian and international brands. Now that’s a parcel you won’t want to pass up on!

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<strong>Koko Black</strong>
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Koko Black

Start your countdown to Christmas with the sweetest treat thanks to Koko Black and their 25 window advent calendar. Already the experts when it comes to gifts for any occasion, this year treat your special someone (or yourself) to their renowned All-Star Advent Calendar ($69). Filled with 25 handcrafted pralines that are eagerly awaiting to be eaten, this year you’ll be tasting your way through Koko Black classics and a range of festive flavours like cinnamon and spiced eggnog. Perfect for little elves, grown-ups and everyone in between.

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<strong>Aurora</strong>
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Aurora

This Christmas things are about to get cheesy thanks to Aurora’s Merry Cheesemas Advent Calendar ($15). Yes, that’s right, a cheese advent calendar – the saviour of 2020’s festive season. Inside this carefully curated 12 window advent calendar, Australia cheese-lovers will find a variety of cheese to slice into including Christmas favourite Jarlsberg, Ilchester Wensleydale With Cranberries Cheese, Ilchester’s Applewood Smoke Flavoured Cheddar Cheese and even a Double Gloucester Cheese from Ilchester. Wine, crackers and your favourite dip unfortunately not included.

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<strong>The Body Shop</strong>
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The Body Shop

Lovers of beauty, wellness, self-care and pampering, The Body Shop, has done it yet again thanks to the limited-edition advent calendars of 2020. Starting from $100, this year you can select between three carefully curated advent calendars – each filled with a range of The Body Shop favourites including a Coconut Hand Cream, Mango Shower Gel, sheet masks, shower gel, make-up remover, Coconut Bath Bubble, lip butter, body butter and even a facial mask.

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<strong>Christmas Advent Beer Pack</strong>
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Christmas Advent Beer Pack

Say cheers to the New Year thanks to this 12-Days of Christmas Advent Calendar ($38). Celebrate the countdown to the biggest day of the year with the biggest drop that’s to come out of 2020. Packed with a broad selection of 12 beers, pop open the 12 windows to crack open one of your new-found favourite beers. With everything from lagers to pale ales and cervezas, you’ll soon wish that this advent calendar would never end!

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<strong>Fluffy Crunch</strong>
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Fluffy Crunch

Relive your favourite childhood dream thanks to Australia’s only multi-award-winning fairy floss provider, Fluffy Crunch. Offering a quirky and gourmet selection of fluffy flavours, you’ll also be able to indulge in traditional carnival classics like the Salted Caramel – an out-of-this-world experience. The Fluffy Crunch Christmas Advent Calendar 2020 ($159.99) is made in Australia and features 25 unique Fluffy Crunch flavours – nine of which are medal-winning creations. With the likes of strawberry and pina colada, there’s no denying that you’ll be in for a real treat this Christmas.

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<strong>Nespresso</strong>
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Nespresso

Coffee – the one thing that has pulled most of us through 2020. And now, thanks to Nespresso, you can end 2020 doing the thing that you love most… drinking your favourite blend! As an Australian first, this year Nespresso has unveiled their limited-edition Coffee Advent Calendar ($42). Featuring 24 pop-open advent windows, each day leading up to Christmas, Australian coffee-lovers will be able to try a different blend from Nespresso’s impressive range. And, as a final surprise, the final door will feature a double surprise you’ll most certainly want to wrap your hands around!

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<strong>Sunny Life</strong>
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Sunny Life

From the creators behind the renowned floating pool swan (if you know, you know), this year Australian lifestyle brand, Sunny Life have dried up their usual offering and instead presented us with a sweet scent-sation, their Scented Candle Advent Calendar ($99.99). With 12 windows to open up, add to your luxurious fragrance collection thanks to Sunny Life. Containing four Persian Orange & Cassis, four Blood Orange & Grapefruit and four Passionfruit and Coconut; this is the best smelling way to countdown to Christmas.

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<strong>T2</strong>
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T2

There’s no denying that us Aussies love nothing more than sitting back, kicking up our feet and wrapping our hands around a cup of tea. And, thankfully, experts when it comes to tea, T2, have designed an advent calendar to do just that. With two available – tea bag or loose-leaf – each advent calendar allows you to sip and sample your way through 24 blends of tea all whilst counting down to the jolliest day of the year. Just open up, flick on the kettle and explore old favourites and scrumptious festive numbers!

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<strong>Virgin Wines</strong>
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Virgin Wines

All of us can admit that it’s been one crazy year, and if 2020 has taught us anything (besides how to make bread and binge Netflix), it’s that we all enjoy a glass of wine. Thankfully, Virgin Wines has popped open a surprise before the end of the year – their Wine Advent Calendar ($130). Behind four doors, you can now discover 24 delicious, festive, fun-sized piccolo bottles. Indulge in best-selling Australian shiraz, New Zealand sauvignon blanc, Italian-made prosecco and even plenty of medal-winners. We’ll cheers to that!

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Better yet, we’ve partnered with Peony Parcel to give eight lucky Australians the chance to win a Peony Parcel pamper pack valued up to $130 each as part of our mega Summer Playcation Giveaway. Enter or click here for more information!

Looking for the best Christmas gifts to treat your special someone or yourself with? Why not give the gift of chocolate thanks to KitKat’s newest range of Christmas feast-inspired chocolate bars? Or, for a true taste of an Aussie summer Christmas, you cannot look past this Rosé-infused Vodka by SVEDKA!

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Editor’s Note: Hunter and Bligh was gifted by Koko Black. All reviews are authentic and are in no way influenced by our partnership. This article does contain affiliate links which allow us to make revenue off some purchases made by our readers.
This article was first published on 13 November 2019. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on 20 November 2020.
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