Gift Unforgettable Bucket List Experiences w/ Breakaway Experiences
Sometimes, it can be quite the task to find THE perfect Christmas gift for our loved ones. After all, we want to give presents that will take their breath away and one that they’ll cherish forever. Start early by thinking about what you’d like to surprise them with. One thing to remember – the best gifts can’t be wrapped!
Buy experiences, not things.
I’ve always been a firm believer that you should spend money on experiences, not things. I think it makes life that much more rewarding. It may be cliche to mention but, people don’t remember what you give them but, they remember how you made them feel. The same goes for experiences, they’re memories they can take with them forever.
When it comes to gifting memories, Breakaway Experiences are the pros. They work with over 150 companies across Canada and have over 1000 experiences to choose from. They’ve really embraced the ever-growing popularity of “once-in-a-lifetime” and “bucket list” experiences.
And, I’m kinda here for all that.
Aside from having that down, they’re convenient. They offer gift certificates that you can use for a remarkable variety of unique experiences. From luxurious spa packages, romantic dates for two or gourmet food tours. For the more adventurous peeps in your life, there are experiences like stock car racing, helicopter flying lessons and sea doo expeditions.
Why should you spend your cheddar at Breakaway Experiences?
- A one-stop shop for some of Canada’s unique activities for gifts.
- You are giving a gift they really want – Why risk getting another ugly sweater or gadget they’ll never use? You can give an experience that they’ll always remember and is something they might never buy for themselves. Check something off their bucket list this Christmas.
- Instant gifting – Did you leave your shopping to the last minute? No worries: You can buy their present any time of day and instantly print it up to put in a card or simply email them. They will never know you left it so late.
- Certificates never expire – BE guarantees the value of all certificates. If a certificate is not redeemed within a year of purchase and the cost of the experience increases, the certificate holder will only have to pay the difference between the original value and the new price.
- Hassle-free exchange policy – Not sure they will love the experience you picked? With our hassle-free exchange policy, they can simply trade it for the full value of the original certificate.
This is their chance to drive a real deal stock car! Strap in, hold on tight and get ready for the most exhilarating Christmas gift they’ll ever receive. With 8 locations across Canada, you can give the ultimate driving thrill to the racing fan in your life!
For a high-flying Christmas gift, a hot air balloon ride can show them the world from a different perspective and romantic way to spend time together. Breakaway Experiences’ balloon rides are available at 9 locations across Canada.
If you are looking for a unique gift for a friend with a love of beers and ciders, then look no further than Breakaway Experiences range of beer tasting and brewery experiences across Canada.
Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton and Montreal: Learn how to swim through the water like a mermaid in this fun and dynamic 60-minute aqua-fitness class.
Aerial Adventures – Kelowna, Nanaimo, Victoria, Vancouver
Unleash your wild side and swing and jump across cargo nets, tightropes, rope swings, swinging logs, wobbly bridges, and more. These aerial adventures make for the perfect family outdoor adventure!
Winter Eagle Viewing Float – Squamish, BC
See magnificent bald eagles in their winter habitat as you enjoy a gentle float down the Squamish and Cheakamus to witness the spectacular natural phenomenon that is the world’s largest gathering of bald eagles coming to feast on spawning wild salmon.
Toronto’s Ultimate Chocolate Tour – Toronto, ON
Discover the sweet side of Toronto as your expert chocolate guide takes you on a stroll through the classy neighbourhoods of King West, Queen West, and Dundas West to sample chocolaty sweets.
Bring your appetite as you experience Sunday brunch in Toronto’s King & Queen West, named one of the hippest neighbourhood in the world by Vogue magazine. You’ll indulge in the tasty flavours of 8 dishes from 6 different eateries as you experience brunch Toronto style!
Enjoy a romantic helicopter flight with dinner over the Laurentians and Mont-Tremblant. Sit back and relax during a 10 to 12-minute flight that whisks you away to a candlelit dinner.
Gift a Bucket List Item
Life is short and more and more people are wanting to start crossing things off of their bucket lists. Unfortunately, it isn’t always in the cards for everyone. So, being able to gift someone an experience that they wouldn’t normally be able to enjoy is worth so much.
For example, for us, life gets so busy. I am looking into surprising Darasak with a hot air balloon ride after the winter and maybe getting him out on the water in Toronto. I am going to be using BE for sure because they have both of these experiences available. It’s thrilling to see the look on his face and it keeps our relationship exciting too!
Ready to WIN?
I’ve teamed up with Breakaway Experiences to give a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky Whispered Inspirations reader. That way, you can gift a loved one with an epic Christmas gift. Maybe, you can finally check off a bucket list item, it’s up to you. This contest opens on November 12, 2018 and ends on November 27, 2018.
The best gifts—the most unforgettable bucket list experirences—are those they would never buy for themselves. BE’s array of unbelievable Canadian experiences continues to expand and offer unique opportunities that appeal to everyone. There really is something for everyone!
For more gift ideas, visit our Holiday Gift Guide!
What type of experience speaks to you?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.