In Need of a Gift for Mom this Mother's Day? We've got you Covered.

May 4, 2018

Mother’s Day is fast-approaching and, although it might seem like a no-brainer to do the regular routine of grocery store flowers and an extremely pink greeting card, we’re thinking this is the year you change it up and show mom just how much she means to you.

Give her the gift of relaxation in the form of less worrying over the family wagon. We put together a list of some great Mother’s Day gifts that won’t break the bank. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping for mom, because, well, she seriously deserves it.

Treat mom’s car to an oil change.

And we’re not just talking about a (very cute) customized oil change voucher from the kids. Designate a day to not only pay for the oil change, but also take her car in for her. Mom deserves some me time — and that might not be best spent at the local maintenance shop.

Does mom have a chip in her windshield? Repair it yourself for her!

Purchase a windshield chip repair kit and learn how to fix it quickly yourself! HINT: It’s not hard at all, but can prevent the need for a full-fledged windshield replacement down the road.

Give mom a car vacuum with all the attachments.

Do a lot of spills happen in mom’s car? Most of them not actually from her? Maybe a handy vacuum with a steel filter is what she needs to take care of the latest mess. Check out this highly rated one on Amazon.

Surprise mom with a car wash, wax or full detailing service.

This one is pretty self-explanatory, but imagine if someone surprised you with a car wash or detailing service. That would be pretty fantastic. Treat mom to a sparkling car this coming Sunday.

Money-saving tip: Do this at home with siblings or the kids, using car wash supplies and the travel vacuum above.

Show mom you care about her safety on the road with a portable battery jumpstart pack.

Having their kids get stranded somewhere is every parent’s nightmare — but what about the reverse? Make sure mom is taken care of in case she comes out to a drained battery one day. This gift would give everyone in the family some peace of mind — and come in super handy!

Do you have the perfect gift for mom this Mother’s Day? Share it in the comments below and we might add it to the list!

About the Author

Kimberlea Buczeke is an automotive expert at RepairPal, the leading online source of auto repair resources and estimates. With many ASE Master certified mechanics on staff who have decades of experience, RepairPal knows all the fine points of car repair.

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