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From a funeral home to a nativity scene: The world’s wackiest drive-thrus revealed
- Drivers can get married without leaving their car at the Tunnel of Love in Vegas
- Mourners can pay their respects at Aishoden Funeral home drive-thru in Japan
- In London, drivers can use a drive-thru bank to withdraw cash and pay for bills
Jennifer Newton for MailOnline
It’s amazing what you can do from the comfort of your own car – as these incredible pictures show.
They reveal a whole world of quirky stop-offs, from funeral homes to nativity scenes and banks.
Scroll down and you’ll be driven to distraction.
The Donut Hole, California, USA
The Donut Hole drive-thru in Los Angeles, California, which is one of the most photographed bakeries in the United States
Dough! A picture of the wacky Donut Hole taken back in 1970
Shaped like two giant donuts, the Donut Hole is perhaps unsurprisingly the most photographed donut shop in the United States.
But many motorists have been totally overwhelmed by the iconic bakery and lose their concentration.
This means ‘fender benders’ are not uncommon.
Get Shucked, Tasmania, Australia
At the Get Shucked oyster farm on Bruny Island in Tasmania, customers can buy fresh oysters at a window without leaving their car
A locally-owned oyster farm and shop, Get Shucked first started selling its produce through a window.
That’s so that customers could munch on the food while taking in the stunning scenery.
It is located on Bruny Island off the south west coast of Tasmania in Australia, which is known for its delicious oysters.
New Orleans’ Original Daquiris drive-thru
The New Orleans Original Daiquiri drive-thru in Louisiana, where drivers can pick up frozen drinks
Although drink-driving is illegal in Louisiana, motorists are still able to go into the New Orleans Original Daiquiri drive-thru.
Here drivers can pick up a frozen cocktail for their passengers or a drink to save for when they reach their destination.
However, state rules mean that cups must have a lid without a straw, which should also prevent any spillages.
Aishoden Funeral Home drive-thru, Japan
The Aishoden Funeral Home drive-thru that allows mourners to pay their respects without leaving their car
Although it’s not the most personal way to grieve, the Aishoden Funeral Home drive-thru allows mourners to pay their respects without leaving their car.
It is said to be designed for those who are unable to attend the funeral of a loved one due to old age, disability or illness.
Guests are asked to stop by the receptionist’s window to hand over their condolence offerings.
The Christmas Story drive-thru, New Jersey
The Sayre Woods Bible Church in New Jersey create a life size nativity scene each Christmas that can be viewed from a car
Each year, members of Sayre Woods Bible Church in Old Bridge, New Jersey, put on a drive-thru Christmas Story.
The experience involves an outdoor display of life-size scenes depicting events from the Bible.
Drivers are given a CD of Christmas music and narration to play as they journey through the elaborate show.
Bank drive-thru, London
Customers at London’s first drive-thru bank in Southall can carry out cashier services from the comfort of their car
Waiting in line to use the ATM can be a frustrating process,
But Metro Bank introduced London’s first drive-thru bank in 2015, which is based in the heart of Southall and allows customers to carry out cashier services from the comfort of their car.
Those wanting to do so can withdraw cash, request an overdraft or even apply for a mortgage without getting out of their vehicle.
Tunnel of Love drive-thru, Las Vegas
For those wanting to tie the knot without leaving their car, they could head to the Tunnel of Love in Las Vegas, pictured
For the bargain price of $50 motorists can get married without unbuckling their seat belt at the Tunnel of Love in glitzy Las Vegas.
Fans of the late Elvis can hire an impersonator for their big day or even a stretch limo to get married in.
And those wanting a honeymoon in the region could start off their adventure with a drive to the Grand Canyon, which is just a four hours away.
Drive-thru Redwood tree, California
A giant Redwood called the Chandelier Tree. Motorists can drive straight through the trunk
It may sound barking to some, but there are three giant Redwood trees off US Highway 101, an hour’s drive from the historic seaport of Eureka, that motorists can drive through.
They are the tallest trees on the planet, with some growing to a height of 300 feet.
And they are true old-timers – redwoods have been around for 240million years.
Aqua Pod floating drive-thru, Dubai
The floating fast-food drive-thru, which has recently been placed in the middle of a lagoon in Dubai
This futuristic, floating fast-food drive-thru graces the lagoons of Jumeirah in Dubai.
Serving up creative burgers, the sustainably designed eatery offers food to yachters, jet skiers and other hungry aquatic explorers.
It runs off electricity and diesel and also includes a built-in garbage system that collects and disposes of floating trash.
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The world's wackiest drive-thrus are revealed