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The Short Version: This holiday season, Tinggly can offer couples a more meaningful gift idea than yet another tie pin, necklace, or bauble. Tinggly invites people to give the gift of an experience in another city or country. Your gift could prompt that special someone to go river rafting, bungee jumping, horseback riding, or scuba diving at some of the world’s most iconic destinations. When you give a Tinggly gift box, your loved one can choose the experience he or she wants to have, and Tinggly helps make it happen. Avid travelers love this unique gift idea because it gives them the opportunity to make memories and reduce their carbon footprint.
One of my closest friends loves to travel the world with the people in her life. Just in the last year, she has taken her mom to Italy, gone on a girls weekend to the Florida Keys, and celebrated her birthday in style in Costa Rica.
Since falling in love, her favorite travel companion has been that special guy in her life. They’ve explored many big cities and rural villages together, crossing destination after destination off their bucket lists and making their Instagram followers mad jealous.
Tinggly is perfect for jet-setting folks (like my friend) who enjoy pushing their boundaries and savoring new experiences. The company encourages people to go beyond traditional gift ideas and give someone an adventure they’ll never forget.
Tinggly allows customers to give their loved ones a unique gift — an experience in one of hundreds of travel destinations around the world. As in, “How about we do indoor skydiving in Dallas?” or “What about wine tasting in Napa Valley?” Both of these gift ideas are for two people and sound like excellent date ideas, but you can also book solo excursions or group experiences through Tinggly.
As the gifter, you buy the Tinggly experience box online, and then the recipient chooses which experience appeals to him or her the most. Tinggly books the experience, sends the customer the voucher and/or tickets, and makes sure everything goes off without a hitch.
“We are the first and only global gifting solution,” said Tinggly Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer Linas Ceikus. “No other company does what we do.”
Linas is an avid traveler who walks the walk as well as talking the talk. He makes a point to try different Tinggly experiences himself and has traveled to 10 destinations worldwide in 2019 alone. His favorite experiences include taking a fighter jet flight at an ex-military base and touring the Himalayas on a motorcycle. “Living in the moment makes us all richer,” he told us. “It’s a beautiful lifestyle that brings a lot of happiness.”
Tinggly has a lot of excellent gift ideas for couples, and its gift boxes can bring out people’s spontaneity with wine tastings, cave spelunking, dinner cruises, and other top-notch experiences. There’s a little something for everyone in this catalog, and you don’t have to live in the same city as someone to give them a Tinggly box. Customers can get the gift box delivered via email or snail mail, or they can print the voucher from the site and give it to the recipient in person.
Tinggly organizes gifts by category — gifts for her, gifts for him, wedding gifts, birthdays, and gifts for couples — and it also has a map of experience options to sift through. The company is flexible to different gifting needs, but it’s particularly helpful for couples traveling the world together.
All of Tinggly’s couples gifts feature wonderful two-person experiences that prompt laughter, adventure, and romance. This is a great excuse to spend some quality time making memories with a significant other.
Gift boxes are currently valid for five years, but the company plans to remove the expiration date altogether, so Tinggly customers can always cash in on a great experience. The Tinggly team is happy to work with customers and offer their knowledgeable assistance and recommendations. Plus, if you don’t have the time of your life, you can contact Tinggly to request a refund.
Tinggly has fans all over the world, and they tend to be well-traveled adventure seekers. Linas told us the typical customer is between 25 and 40 years old, earns a high income, and lives in the U.S. or the U.K. The gift box experience appeals particularly to worldly folks who want to upgrade their travels and see, do, and experience more while in another city or country.
So far, Tinggly has served people in 110 countries, and the team is constantly looking to grow and give people access to more exciting experiences.
“My passion is to get people to discover new hobbies. I want them to get out of their comfort zones and stretch their limits,” Linas said. “It is a business, but it comes from a passion for seeing people grow, travel, and try new things.”
Tinggly is run by a lean 10-person and one-dog team, but its small size hasn’t stopped it from growing into a global sensation. The startup company has reached over 1.6 million people already, and further growth is always on the horizon.
The experience-driven company is fueled by the inspirational stories and treasured memories created by its customers. Customer reviews have motivated Tinggly to add new experiences, expand its offerings, and make the gifting experience even easier to complete.
Linas said he enjoys the fact that Tinggly crosses borders and supports a globalist state of mind. One American customer bought an experience for a friend in Australia, and that person traveled to South Africa to enjoy it.
“I got Tinggly as a present, and it was so cool,” wrote Jerrad Q. on TrustPilot. “The idea and the greeting from friends forced me to love Tinggly, so I bought this damn-good gift for my bro.”
Another customer bought an experience as a wedding gift for two newlyweds and wrote a touching message to go with it. “Here’s a little adventure to send you off on your greatest adventure yet,” the note read. “We wish you a long and happy marriage, filled with joy and good memories.”
“By trying new experiences, people enrich themselves, grow, and become happier,” Linas said. “Our mission is to bring happiness. A Tinggly gift box is unique because that someone special will remember the experience long afterward.”
Tinggly is on a two-pronged mission to help people and to help the planet. The company is very much eco-friendly and takes its responsibility to the world seriously. After all, without cool things in the world, Tinggly wouldn’t have a business.
Sustainability is essential to Tinggly’s core ethos. The company offsets its carbon footprint on all its deliveries and experiences, giving back to the environment by working with climate experts in Kenya, Ghana, and other disadvantaged countries. For every gift sold, Tinggly removes plastic waste from the environment — and, hey, that’s one less doodad cluttering up people’s homes.
Tinggly invests its resources into lessening pollution and improving people’s lives. “We’ve created over 1.7 million moments of happiness so far,” Linas said, “and we’ve offset our carbon impact by 200%.”
Recently, the team doubled down on its sustainability efforts by actually giving back twice as much as it takes from the earth. Now customers actually make the world a little greener by taking a helicopter experience or motorbiking through the mountains.
“As a small company, we’re not making a huge dent, but we’d like to see other companies copy this model,” Linas said. “I’d like to showcase that businesses can do it, customers can support it, and so it’s a win-win-win.”
My friend loves having someone she can rely on to keep up with her during trips and who can challenge her to explore new places and have interesting experiences. Traveling the world with a loving partner can lead to many romantic moments, inside jokes, and treasured memories, and Tinggly can help create many special experiences for travelers from all walks of life.
Tinggly has embarked on a mission to help people experience everything the world has to offer, and its map keeps expanding to include more eye-catching excursions and unforgettable destinations. Looking to the future, the Tinggly team will continue to do its best to find romantic and thrilling opportunities for people to explore, grow, and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience abroad.
“We are constantly reimagining experience gifting,” Linas told us. “We scour the globe daily for the coolest, newest, most exciting experiences.”