Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Get Your Coupon On With GrouponWords by Courtney Kellar Words by Courtney Cox
Photos courtesy of Groupon
Who doesn’t love a good coupon? Enter Groupon. If you haven’t yet checked out Groupon.com you’re behind the ball because over 33 million Groupons have already been purchased worldwide. This totals a savings of over 1.5 billion dollars! Groupons cover a gamut of categories many of which would be super helpful for brides planning their destination wedding or honeymoon.
Groupon can help you save money in bridal salons, on spa treatments, manicures and pedicures, romantic dinner, hotel stays, honeymoons, photography and more. The Groupon travel and vacation discounts will be of particular interest to the destination brides out there. Featured romantic destinations in the past have included Napa/Sonoma, Puerto Vallarta, and Paris. Also, consider gifting spa treatments or mini-vacays to your bridesmaids as a big “thank you” for being there come W-day.
No matter where you’re from or where you wish to go, keep an eye out on Groupon and it’s only a matter of time before something appears that suits your fancy. Groupon includes over 175 North American markets and 40 international markets so there’s bound to be something nearby. The trick is to check in regularly, much like the beloved fashion haven Rue La La, these deals are for a limited a time and at a limited supply, so act quickly.
Here are some fabulous past examples of Groupon offers which would appeal to the destination bride or groom:
A trip on the Napa Valley Wine Train for two including gourmet meals. (50% discount)
One night stay at The Lodge at Calistoga plus two winery passports. (50% discount)
$40 for $80 worth of Lingerie at Charmelle 28. ( 50% discount)
Makeover at Blush Salon and Spa including a haircut, make-up and facial waxing. (Over 50% discount)
Complete men’s custom suit package by Balani Custom Clothiers. (50% discount)
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