If you’re looking for a special gift for someone, there are many reasons why a spa voucher could be just the ticket.
Whether you want to say thanks or congratulations, or mark any kind of birthday, anniversary or other occasion, spa vouchers make perfect presents. If you are not completely sure what else a person might like, you can be sure they will love a spa session.
And since spring finally seems to be here, and many of us are thinking about toning and freshening up for summer, it’s a particularly great time of year to treat someone to an hour or two of sheer indulgence.
Vouchers can be bought in minutes, especially over the Internet, but enjoyed at leisure at a time when the recipient decides it most suits them to be pampered! Also, of course these vouchers give the person receiving them the freedom to spend on a treatment of their choice. Equally, as the giver, you have the option to join your friend or relative and give yourself a licence to be spoilt at the same time.
Many voucher schemes also offer literally hundreds of venues to choose from - or even thousands in the case of some tokens which can be redeemed across the world.
If a spa visit is a rare treat for you, and you’re not familiar with many venues, buy your voucher (or spend it) in a spa which you have heard good things of through word of mouth, rather than one which happens to have a lavish advertising budget. And head online - online spa finders are an excellent way to vet spas.
If you already go to a spa regularly, the one you visit will almost certainly have a voucher scheme, so you can just pick one up on your next visit, and look forward to sharing your sanctuary with a friend or relative.
The person receiving the spa voucher will enjoy the freedom of deciding how to spend it. And with an increasing array of treatments on offer, these decisions are becoming harder! Hot stone massage or deluxe facial? If it’s just too tough to decide, spa vouchers can also often be spent on fine beauty products which your mum or best friend may never have dreamt of buying for themselves.
If you or the person you are giving the treat to has sensitive skin, don’t forget to ask about the products the therapist is planning on using, or arrange a patch test first.
Buy a spa voucher and you’ll also have plenty of choice of how to send your gift, by email or in the post, or print it out and pop it inside a gorgeous card. And, of course, you’ll also have the freedom to decide how much to spend. You could give your friend a facial as a ‘thank you’ for a favour, or treat your mum to a weekend away for a special birthday. With these gifts, the choice really is yours.
Look on the Internet for special discounts and last-minute offers so that the spa voucher you buy is the best possible value.