Posted byon November 16, 2011
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The holidays come and go each year along with a trail of gifts, wrapping paper, and beautiful bows. After all is said and done, few presents seem to last more than a year or so while memories last a lifetime. Creating memories with yourself, your significant other, your family, and friends is truly a priceless gift that will last much longer than the year’s hottest toy or newest gadget. Give a gift that will remain in the minds of loved ones longer than a shirt in their wardrobe. Give the gift of experience.
When one thinks about gifting an experience, what might first come to mind is travel, skydiving, or something else just as amazing. Yet these options are not in the budget of most gift-givers. There are plenty of experiences you can gift others that are within your budget. No matter what you choose, think about creating a memory for a person. Here are six experience gift ideas to get you started:
For any of the options above, if you cannot purchase a gift certificate ahead of time you can make your own experience gift vouchers on the computer and place it in a card. If the pricing above is still too much for your budget, you can typically gift these experiences through a social buying website. Some social buying sites are Groupon, LivingSocial, SweetJack, etc. Also, if you missed out on a deal or if you just want to peruse past deals, check out sites like Lifesta.com where people sell the deals they do not want to use (and the deals are transferable). You could see savings of 30-50%!
Stay tuned as we continue the holiday gift guide series every week during the holiday season!