Vail Gift Card a great last-minute present
Still searching for a Christmas gift? Don’t know what to buy? Can’t decide between skis or a sweater? Then get a Vail Gift Card and let the recipient choose.The Vail Gift Card is the perfect opportunity not only to get a gift that will put a smile on someone’s face, but also to support the Vail business community, since the card is purchased and redeemed exclusively in Vail. The card has been used by the Vail Chamber & Business Association, which has partnered with the town in programs including Premier Impressions, the employee reward program that gives out $50 cards to 200 employees during the winter season in town. Employees are nominated by visitors or anyone else who was enthused by great customer service.Whether you are an employer who just wants to provide employee incentives, a family on vacation that prefers that their kids don’t lose cash, or someone who still just doesn’t know what to get for Christmas, your purchase of the Vail Gift Card will ensure that the money will stay in Vail and benefit the business community.Gift cards across America represent one of the hottest new marketing tools. In our case, they provide easy shopping access for locals and guests alike. The Vail Gift Card, like any other gift card, provides almost unlimited opportunities. You can stay at a lodge, eat at a restaurant, and buy a souvenir Vail T-shirt, all with the same card. The Vail Gift Card is accepted only in Vail, specifically the 81657 ZIP code, and wherever Discover is accepted. This includes more than 200 restaurants, lodges, shops and other merchants. The cards can be pre-loaded in amounts from $25 to $500. The card is similar to a credit card, and also has an expiration date and specific card number listed on the card. If you use the amount on the card before the expiration date, you can reload the card and spend some more.The Vail Gift Card is available at the Vail Chamber & Business Association office in the Vail Village Transportation Center, as well as on the Vail Chamber Web site at http://www.vailchamber.org. Contact the Vail Chamber & Business Association at 477-0075 for more details. So save yourself the trouble of fighting the last minute rushes. Get a Vail Gift Card and know that you’re supporting the Vail business community.Lourdes Ferzacca is president of the Vail Chamber & Business Association Board of Directors.