Last minute ‘experience’ gifts for Mother’s Day

Girl hiding greeting card for mother behind back

Online experience and ‘things to do’ site, RedBalloon, has revealed their take on what mums around Australia really want this Mother’s Day – and for those of you who’ve left it to the final hour, well, you’re in luck.

Whether your mum is a budding Nigella in the kitchen, an adventurous action woman or enjoys being a pampered princess, with over 3,500 experiences Australia wide, RedBalloon have a gift to suit every type of mum this year.

“We’re seeing a clear favourite among Aussie mums for shared experiences. At RedBalloon we’ve witnessed a spike in our ‘for 2’ experiences, proving that mums just want to spend some quality time with their children on Mother’s Day,” RedBalloon Founding Director, Naomi Simson said.

However, RedBalloon understand it’s not always possible for everyone to see their mum on Mother’s Day and have selected their top experience picks to make mum feel special.

Indulgence packages, such as massages and facials, rose in popularity by over 84 per cent in 2016 with outdoor activities and gourmet experiences not far behind.

But if you’re really looking to spoil mum this year you can’t go wrong with RedBalloon’s new product offering, Urban Wellness Retreat, where mum can enjoy yoga, indulge in some whole foods and attend wellness workshops.

RedBalloon’s Top 4 Mother’s Day Gifting Categories:

1. Experiences For Two

  • Wine & Dine
  • High Tea

2. Indulgence

  • Massages
  • Facials

3. Gourmet Experiences

  • Dining Out
  • Cooking Classes

4. Outdoor Experiences

  • Sailing
  • Harbour cruises

Some of RedBalloon’s most popular experiences from the range this year are:

 

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