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6 Stellar Experiential Giveaway Ideas

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When it comes to giving away a gift to your customers, your mind may immediately turn to the likes of gift vouchers, a money prize, a car, and so on.

While gifts such as these can be appreciated, they are ultimately things – and what many people actually prize the most in life are great experiences.

That’s why, in today’s article, I’ll be detailing six fantastic giveaway ideas that all have to do with offering customers experiences that they will appreciate and remember for years to come.

1. Cruise

In terms of experiences, many people never think to go on a cruise as a way of vacationing the world in a different way. But along with the fact that a cruise ship is essentially a massive sea-bound resort, cruises also encourage a unique way of seeing and experiencing different countries.

Whether the ship docks for a day or two, there are plenty of opportunities for all of those aboard to disembark and come back with special memories.

It doesn’t hurt that much of the food and drink on cruises are all-inclusive, too.

2. Vegas

No matter who ask, almost anyone who has been to Vegas will tell you it’s an experience. In many ways a playground for grown-ups, Vegas has evolved in many ways to also be a fun destination for families.

Whether someone wants to unwind with drinks, see how good their poker face is, visit M&M’s World with the kids or take a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon and enjoy the stunning views, Las Vegas is the perfect jumping off point. And that’s without mentioning the wide range of fantastic restaurants and live shows on offer day after day.

3. Theme park

While not everyone may be interested in experiencing some of the craziest roller coasters out there, theme parks are so much more than just a place to test your adrenaline mettle. Whether you send a customer off to Disneyland or a local amusement park, there’s often plenty to see and do.

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For a local theme park, it could be as simple as tickets for a one-day pass; but if you’re looking to up the ante and send them to a theme park in another state, try to opt for one that is also a resort. That way, if anyone ends up feeling a little theme parked-out, they can always relax by the resort pool with a refreshing cocktail.

4. Resorts

Speaking of resorts, sometimes what the body and mind needs is a few days of pure relaxation and disconnection from the usual day-to-day rat race – and this is what resorts are renowned for offering.

Resorts are also a great giveaway option because they provide customers with choice. They can go to the resort and stay there the whole time if they just need pure rest; or they can enjoy the resort while also heading out on daytrips to check out the surrounding areas.

It‘s a win-win.

5. A Local Escape

As wonderful as a luxury cruise or a flight to Vegas can be, for some the best vacation is a staycation.

Staycations are the perfect time to offer a local escape experience. Your customers don’t have to pack up suitcases or organize for someone to grab their mail and check up on their pets; but they can still experience the joys of unwinding and even experiencing new things in their very own backyard.

A local escape could be something as simple as a 5-day stay at a nearby hotel or providing your customers with the funds necessary to take a little break – and tickets to a few local attractions to boot.

6. Sports/events

Another great local solution is to give customers tickets to an event in their town or nearest city – think sports, concerts, etc. Or, if you’d rather provide the customer with greater choice, you can give them a product such as Odenza’s VIP Ticket Pro, which allows them to choose from thousands of events online and purchase two tickets to the one of their liking.

This variety of choice also means they can opt to attend an event in any major city across the country. For example, they could be going on vacation in another state in the near-future, and happen to realize an artist they like is doing a concert in the city they will be visiting.

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What kind of experiential gifts have you given to customers in the past, if any? Be sure to share your experiences in the comments below.

If you want to learn more about experiential gifts such as travel incentives and how they can help you grow your business, you can reach out to us by calling 1-866-883-2968 or by simply filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

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Effective Closing Tools Gets You More Sales

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Build Up to those Closing Tools

Selling is tricky. It’s hard to convince people to spend their hard-earned money on a product they’re unfamiliar with. The fact of the matter is that you could have the highest quality product on the market, but if you aren’t a good salesman/woman, you won’t get very far. Fortunately, there are sales tactics you can use as closing tools to assist you.

Other than employing great staff and keeping them motivated, the first thing to remember in sales is to not to be too pushy when talking to a customer about your product. Too much pressure will drive the customer away. Also, if you forget that you’re trying to sell something and work towards having a natural conversation with the customer, chances are they’ll be more relaxed and willing to talk to you. When you do this, try to start with closed-ended questions (questions that require only yes and no answers) to loosen the customer up and then work towards open-ended questions (questions that require a little more detail when answering).

Travel Incentives are Great Closing Tools

Once you start talking to the customer, selling becomes a bit easier. However, if they’re still unsure, travel incentives are great closing tools because they offer a customer that little extra push they need to say, “Yes.”

Travel incentives work! Other closing tools include extended warranties or cash discounts, but a recent survey conducted by USA Today found that 93% of customers prefer travel incentives over other incentives. If that isn’t enough, studies also show that businesses who used travel incentives saw a 30% increase in profit. It makes sense, right? Imagine your customers creating memories with loved ones on a vacation and constantly being reminded that you’re the reason they’re there in the first place! Not only are they investing in something they need, but they’re getting rewarded for it.

You can also use travel incentives to up-sell. If there’s a qualifying price to win and the customer is really close to it, as a closing tool, you can ask them if they want to buy something else to qualify for it. They’ll then be tempted to spend a bit more money.

Some customers may be skeptical, but if you give them detailed information, it should ease their minds.

Why Use Odenza?

Odenza is the number one travel incentives company because we understand that, while travel incentives are a great marketing strategy, the process does require a lot of planning and budgeting. Because of this, we offer affordable travel plans that are custom designed for your business. Our certified travel agents help you every step of the way, from planning the promotional ideas and marketing strategies, to developing those closing tools.

Outsourcing is a great idea because, when you hire Odenza, your success is our success. We want your business to profit from our services because it’s our job! You’ll learn through the entire process that selling becomes a lot easier when you have great closing tools, or travel incentives, to offer your customers.