Tag Archives: Buying a Gift

Paella Cook-Up

Paella Cook-Up

I saw the word RedBalloon and I’m throwing my hand in the air, “Pick me, Pick me”. So I score and win the chance to experience RedBalloon for myself. Only unlike some others I drew the short straw and instead of an awesome massage or exciting balloon ride I scored a fry pan! I can think of many uses for a fry pan other than cooking!

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Zara's Aeroplane

What do kids like more that a gift?

Everyone knows that kids (babies and toddlers in particular) are often more fascinated with the box and wrapping paper than the actual present. So I was excited to hear that my two year old daughter (that’s her in the photos) had been chosen to try out RedBalloon’s very cool new Gift Box experience…

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Donna Hay

What’s next for RedBalloon Giftboxes?

After visiting the Gift Fair, Alysha wants to give you a sneak peak at some new RedBalloon Gift Boxes… 800 stalls, 2 days & lots of new ideas for RedBalloon Gift Boxes! It starts with a 7:15am flight from Sydney to Melbourne, a swing by the Cullen Hotel in South Melbourne to drop off the [...]

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How my birthday lead to a new job and jumping out of a plane…By Sarah Bowden

How my birthday lead to a new job and jumping out of a plane…By Sarah Bowden

At RedBalloon we love to do things just a little bit different. Here is the story of how we found our new Marketing Manager and got her “RedBalloon-afied” soon after starting. “So when you’re about to turn 30 and everyone tells you that you’re a really hard person to buy for and is there anything [...]

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Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Sarong ring but no sarong? Expired vouchers? Certainly not things you should give (or receive) for Christmas. But yet it happens.

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How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

We’re still a couple of months out but according to a reliable source, 35% of you have started shopping for Christmas gifts already. Here are some ways to sneakily get ideas to give someone a pleasant surprise this Christmas.

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Buying online with the help of Vic the guinea pig!

Buying online with the help of Vic the guinea pig!

I work in the Redballoon Pleasure Relations team (yes, that is our team name). Our daily goal is to help gift givers and recipients use our stellar service. However for some, going on-line can be a frustrating experience. With the help of Vic the Guinea Pig, I hope to help you make the most of our great site.

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