The Travel Experience Gift Guide

Struggling to think of a decent gift for the person who has everything? Or perhaps you’re looking for a memorable travel experience for the avid traveller in your life? This travel experience gift guide has something for everyone. This Christmas, show your lucky gift recipients how well you know them by presenting them with an unforgettable experience that they will remember long after they’ve taken down the tinsel!

The Travel Experience Gift Guide

 

In recent years I have seen more of an emphasis on the notion of collecting moments not things, which I think is a fantastic idea! I find that, especially when it comes to gifting, it can be easy to fall into a rut by buying things that we don’t really need. So why not give the gift of an experience that will later become a treasured memory? There are so many travel gift experiences to choose from. There are gift experiences for the foodies in your life, as well as for theatre-goers, film fans, and beauty addicts! Here is a look at six of the best travel experiences that you can gift this year.

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Cote D’Azur Perfume Making

Fancy having a go at making your own perfume? On this luxury Cote D’Azur Luxury Perfume Making Experience you will take a trip to the medieval village of Eze, set in the hills of the French Riviera where the Fragonard Perfume Factory is located. Here you will get to see the perfume museum to learn more about the history of fragrances and the equipment used to make perfume. Find out how a professional Perfumer approaches the art of perfume making. Before leaving, you will get to make your own perfume, which will be packaged up in an elegant 100ml bottle for you to take away with you.

This travel experience includes:

• 2 nights at the Chevre D’Or Hotel in Eze in a Classic room including Breakfast
• Visit to Fragonard Perfume Factory, includes private workshop for 2 to make and keep your own bottle of perfume

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Harry Potter London Inspirations and Film Locations Tour

Calling all Harry Potter fans! No matter whether you’re a raving Potter maniac or preferred the books over the films, this 3 hour tour will not disappoint! Very quintessentially British, you will be driven around London in a traditional Black Cab. The tour will take you to all of the Harry Potter filming locations, as well as spots that gave J.K. Rowling inspiration to write the series. It’s a truly magical experience not to be missed!

This travel experience includes:

  • You will be driven in one of the world famous Black Taxi’s, electric powered and zero emissions, with a fully qualified and knowledgeable driver guide.
    You will be met from your hotel or at an agreed pick up point within central London.
    There may be some short walks at some of the stops. There will be plenty of photo opportunities on route.
  • On this 3 hour tour, you will visit all the London Harry Potter film location sites as well as places that gave JK Rowling inspiration for the series.
  • Every Harry Potter movie has scenes that were filmed in London. Locations range from Leadenhall Market (the entrance to Diagon Alley) through to Kings Cross Station (home of platform 9 3/4 and boarding point of the Hogwarts Express).

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Wine Creation Workshop, Portugal

More than just a wine tasting event, this trip takes you on a tour of a craft brewery, where you will learn all about how wine is made. Whilst here, you will have the opportunity to taste different wines and beers, as well as discovering the world of wine creation. This tour will take you behind the scenes, showing you how to bottle and wax seal a bottle of wine, an exclusive glimpse of their wine cellar and a guided tour of an Art Collection in the wine estate. During your visit, you too will have the opportunity to blend, bottle, cork and seal your very own wine creation that you can take home with you.

This travel experience includes:

  • A guided tour through the wine estate.
  • Blend, Bottle, Cork and Seal your own wine creation whilst indulging in premium wine tastings.

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Monaco Ballet

Monte Carlo is a very luxurious and popular destination but somewhere that is suitable for people of all ages. This visit to the Monaco Ballet is actually more of an interactive trip that doesn’t involve watching ballet, although you will be invited to sit in on and watch a professional ballet class. Instead, you will receive an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Monte Carlo Ballet. The tour includes a backstage pass where you will get to share a passion for ballet with those who perform there. You will get to explore the costume department and backstage of the theatre. This is perfect for those who love the performing arts, costume design and of course, ballet!

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Vienna Opera

Although you probably won’t be ready to leave the stunning city of Vienna after just a 3 night stay, this trip gives you plenty of time to explore the city’s main attractions. The Vienna State Opera is one of the busiest and most famous in the world. Every year the opera house produces more than 350 ballet performances and between 50 and 60 opera performances. During your visit to Vienna, you will get to enjoy a morning watching the Lippizaner Horses training and then finish your Vienna break with an evening at the Opera, enjoying such performances as The Barber of Seville, Aida and Carmen.

This travel experience includes:

  • Return flights with luggage included
  • Return private transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in central Vienna (we will present you with a choice of hotels)
  • Opera tickets to a performance of your choice
  • Half day sightseeing tour of Vienna including entrance to the Schonbrunn Palace
  • Tickets to the morning training session of the Lippizaner Horses

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Chianti Wine Experience at Mona Lisa’s former home

Available from January 2022.

This travel gift experience is one to look forward to in the future. This travel experience takes you to the scenic province of Tuscany in Italy. Whilst there, you will be enjoy a half day wine tasting experience and lunch in a beautiful setting. This is unlike any other wine tasting tours with which you might be familiar, unique in the way that it takes place at the former home of Mona Lisa, at Villa Vignamaggio. It was at this house that Leonardo da Vinci painted his world famous masterpiece, the Mona Lisa.

This travel experience includes:

  • A wine tasting tour.
  • A 3 course lunch with wine
  • 3 nights in a 4* Hotel in the centre of Florence on bed & breakfast basis
    Private return car and driver to take you to Villa Vignamaggio in Chianti.

 

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Build Your Own Travel Experience

Looking for a special travel experience to gift this Christmas? The Inspire Me Travel Company is currently offering 15 organised Experiences ready to buy as Gifts – ranging from under £100 and then up to just over £1000 for 2 people. They also offer gift vouchers and can customise any of their travel experiences into gifting options for you!

 

How to Present a Travel Experience as a Gift

In order to make your gift extra special, don’t forget to present your travel experience gift in a creative and festive way. There are lots of ways to present somebody with tickets for a gift experience. You could present them in an envelope in a bunch of flowers. You could slide them into the first page of a photo album that they could then fill with pictures from their trip. You can even wrap them in pretty wrapping paper or present them in a gift box. Just remember, if you are being creative with this, make sure that the recipient finds the tickets in the end!

 

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