Fall 2013 Trend Report

Experience Gifts

Rather than giving a person "something" for Christmas, birthdays or whatever occasion, you give them "an event" to enjoy. There is much they can enjoy including skydiving, romantic dinner cruises, spa days, race car driving, etc.

Where did experience gifts begin? It all began in the 1990's in the United Kingdom. It's since grown to become a major aspect of the gift-giving industry. There are many experience gift companies around the world that carry many unique experiences that you can give someone else.

How Do Gift Experiences Work?
You can find many large companies that handle gift experiences in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Any one of these companies makes it easier for you to give an experience gift to a recipient. If you want a skydiving experience gift, you can purchase one through these companies and book a date for them to enjoy it. Of course, this is a bit more complicated for people looking to give these gifts for someone living in another city. They may not know when the recipient will be available for the experience. And top it all off, someone who doesn't know anything about skydiving operations may not know how to choose a reputable skydiving operator.

That's when the experiences gifts companies can locate the best skydiving operation for you to give to your recipient. They do all the research and screen outfitters and local businesses. Once they do that and choose the one they want to do business with, they begin a relationship with that business, which makes them a one-stop place to find experience gifts around the nation.

Say you live in Jackson, Mississippi and you want to send your son a Nascar driving experience to Indianopolis. You may have no idea where to start but that's when you employ the services of an experience gifts company. Rather than you doing the research, you just need to book the Nascar driving experience in Indianapolis through the company; they'll take care of everything else for you. The company will work with your son to set up the date and time with the best outfitter for the area.

On top of that, your son doesn't have to take the gift experience you purchased him if he doesn't want to. Say your son goes to the website and sees another gift experience he's wanted to do for some time but hasn't had the time for... for whatever reason. Thus, he can exchange the gift experience you bought him for the one he really wants. It's similar to you exchanging a sweater you don't like for something else. You can also obtain gift cards from experience gifts companies so that you can give them to any person no matter where they live or choose to visit. Say your son lives in Indianapolis but plans to vacation in Miami; you can find an experience gift for him there.

Now, when you're shopping for unique Christmas gifts for the people in your life, you should keep experience gifts in mind. People who receive these gifts as presents say they love them much more than an "actual" present. Since there is such a wide array of experience gifts to choose from, there's no doubt in mind that gift recipients are going to get something they like. What better gifts can you give someone than an experience gift of something they've always desired to go and do?

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By Courtney Lynne I am an analyst by profession and trend researching is my passion. I also loves to share my knowledge. Get me on Google + and Twitter Find us on Google+

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