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7 Ideas for Giving the Gift of Experience

When we think of gifts, we automatically assume of a box with shiny wrapping paper and a bow on top. Even though it’s fun to tear apart wrapping paper, sometimes the best gifts can’t fit in a box to be wrapped up. Instead of giving a material gift, give the gift of experience. Your money is better spent on an adventure than any object. Here are 7 themed ideas to help you pick out the best gift of experience.

1. Hotel- 

Booking a one-night stay in a hotel room is great for new parents who need a quiet night or a family that is planning a vacation. Booking a one-night stay can mean a stay-cation for someone needing a night away with the comfort of staying close to home. A family planning a vacation would appreciate a hotel voucher because it means they save money and can use it on other vacation activities. There are many hotels in Cape, check them out to see what they are offering.

Auburn Place Hotel & Suites

Candlewood Suits

Comfort Suites

Courtyard by Marriott

Drury Hotels

Hampton Inn

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

Quality Inn

2. Photographer- 

A photoshoot is great experience to give somebody. They can use the opportunity to take a new professional headshot or family, engagement, or maternity photos. The receiver of this gift will be very thankful because the photos will last a lifetime. There are many photographers in Cape that can help you arrange a photoshoot for the lucky person.

Mount Tabor Productions

Radiant Reflections

3. Travel Agency- 

If you know someone planning a honeymoon or a vacation, check out a travel agency for a gift card or other special deals. Planning a trip can be complicated, booking with a travel agency makes it easier. Traveling during the holidays can be stressful & costly- help ease the burden with a gift card! Check out the travel agencies in Cape to get started.

1st Class Travel

Dennell Travel Services

Elite Travel

Nunnery Travels Dream Vacations

4. Salon- 

Give the gift of being pampered. Nothing beats getting your nails or hair done. Gift cards to hair or nail salons is a great way for the gift recipient to relax, which will be appreciated during the crazy holiday season. Another idea is to start a traditional family trip to the salon. Cape has unique salons that would love to pamper your gift recipient.

King Nails & Spa

The Beauty Room

The room. Hair Design Studio

West Em Medical Spa

5. Cleaning Service- 

In this case, give the gift of inexperience. Everyone gets busy during the holidays and household chores tend to get neglected. Hiring a cleaning service to pick up a home during the holiday season will give someone the gift of a clean house and peace of mind. Cape has a variety of cleaning services to meet your personal and professional needs.

Merry Maids

Premier House Wash

ServiceMaster Professional Cleaning

SERVPRO of Cape Girardeau/ Scott Counties

Squeegee Squad

6. Chiropractor- 

A chiropractor is a health care professional that uses spinal adjustments to realign the bones and joints to reduce pain and restore range of motion. If you know someone who has an aching back, a visit to the chiropractor can be life changing. Reducing back pain is an unforgettable experience, leaving the gift recipient relaxed and comfortable. Sometimes chiropractors offer massage sessions to pair with an alignment. Cape has a few chiropractors that are ready to get crackin’ this holiday season.

Hudson Chiropractic

Michael Givens

PC Wellness Centers

7. Gym Membership-

Almost everyone’s New Year’s resolution is to start going to the gym. If you give someone a gym membership, they are more likely to accomplish their New Year’s goal and feel better about themselves. Reduce the fear of gaining weight during the holidays, check out the gym’s in Cape to give the gift of being fit.

Fitness Plus

Planet Fitness

Snap Fitness

Southeast Healthpoint Fitness

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