There are so many rich choices these days when it comes to the world of travel – and with popular sites like Airbnb and VRBO, you can even stay in more unique places than ever.
Live like a local or grab the perfect mountainside home for your next ski trip. Everything is possible.
Did you realize that you can now “gift” a travel experience to someone else?
Airbnb sells gift cards, which is perfect for loved ones planning a weekend getaway or even a family vacation abroad.
It’s nice to think you could contribute to someone’s unique experience, anywhere in the world.
This got us thinking: what other gift cards are on sale?
Here are five unique experiences you can buy – perhaps for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day? – or any other occasion, for that matter.
A popular way for people to book vacation homes, Airbnb gift cards can be purchased digitally or physically. Gift cards purchased on airbnb.com are digital only, but participating stores such as Target, CVS, Walmart, or Walgreens also sell them physically.
They do not expire and can be purchased for amounts between $25 and $2,500.
Gift cards purchased in the United States can only be redeemed by those residing in the United States, but the value can be spent on any stay in the world.
Did you know that gift cards and scholarships can go hand in hand?
Well, they can with this gift card that can be used to buy shares or fractional shares or exchange-traded funds.
Beneficiaries can choose an action and win more than what was on the card, or of course, make a bad investment and lose the value of their card.
3. The gift of college
Are you a student who has no interest in getting restaurant or shopping gift certificates, but bemoans accumulated student debt or loans? Well, here’s a great way to feel the love of others through gift cards and reduce that college debt. The GiftofCollege.com Gift Card allows you to create an account and allow friends and family members to donate funds for college expenses.
4. “Go Golf” Cards
Love golf, but not interested in shopping gift cards because you already have all the equipment you need? This card can be used for actual play as it can be applied to green fees on over 5,000 courses nationwide. It can also be used in some courses in Mexico, Europe and Caribbean countries. If you still need equipment clothes, cards can be used for that as well.
5. Living in the cloud 9
Are you a thrill seeker? Well, you can claim the gift of such thrills by requesting a Cloud 9 Living Gift Card. The maps app can give you discounts on adventures like driving a race car, hot air balloons, skydiving, or ziplining. It is also suitable for scenic tours, spa treatments and cooking classes.
Which of these cards would you be most likely to use? Let us know in the comments below.