Be a gifting hero this Christmas

by Elisa Parry

Shopping for Christmas gifts can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be! In fact, we can help make things as painless as possible this year thanks to some handy giftspiration and our friends at Afterpay. You can shop with Afterpay on RedBalloon, which means every experience gift can be paid for in four easy fortnightly repayments. If you were planning on gifting something extra special for your partner and maybe your folks this year, now you can! If you’re looking for Christmas gifts with wow-factor, here are some cracking experience gifts you might want to add to your list.

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Private Harbour Cruise

Private harbour cruise with Cockatoo Island stop

Looking for a VIP experience? Here it is. Enjoy a private cruise of Sydney Harbour on an Italian-styled speed boat. You’ll also get the chance to stop off and explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cockatoo Island.

South East Asian Chef’s Menu with wine and dessert for two

Got a foodie in the family? Planning a trip to Melbourne? Tick a bucket-list worthy dining experience off your list with this Chef’s Table South East Asian themed feast. This is the ultimate Melbourne dining experience with the restaurant located in one of the city’s iconic laneways.

Two-night luxury glamping with breakfast and dinner

Tassie is the ultimate holiday destination and if you’re planning on gifting a getaway this one is a worthy contender. Glamp alongside the Derwent River in a luxury safari tent. The views from the deck are to die for. Not to mention there are plenty of wineries and restaurants to explore nearby. This is one of those must-do mini-breaks.

Moonlight cinema experience for two

If you’ve never been to a moonlight cinema before – what are you waiting for? This would make a lovely gift for the whole family. Buy a couple of “for two” experiences and go with your partner and your parents. It’s a great gift for spending time together enjoying something a little out of the ordinary.

Luxurious Sunday High Tea with prosecco for two

Everyone loves high tea. This is the perfect gift for mum, for grandma, for anyone really. This particular experience will transport you back to a bygone era as you enjoy a bottle of Prosecco and endless cups of tea while you catch up over sweet and savoury treats. Yum!

Sydney Harbour bridge climb

When it comes to gifting you can’t go wrong with an iconic experience like this one. This is a bucket list item for most people and one of the best ways to take in the sights of Sydney Harbour.

Tandem skydive over the Great Ocean Road

Jump out of a plane over one of the most beautiful parts of Australia! Imagine opening a RedBalloon red envelope on Christmas morning to find this epic experience inside. This is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences you’ll remember forever.

Hot air ballooning over the Hunter Valley for two

Hot air ballooning is the perfect wow-factor gift for those who aren’t necessarily thrill seekers. They’ll still get to experience amazing views from great heights – minis the free fall of skydiving. They’ll also get to enjoy a champagne breakfast at a local winery after their flight. This is a super romantic experience and one you might want to surprise your partner with.

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