How to shop for a spa gift certificate?

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  1. DaveF

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    I'm looking to buy a gift certificate for a spa session for my girlfriend, and I'm wholly ignorant of such things.

    Any suggestions for how to find a quality spa? What features to look for in a package for an hour or two?

    Please educate the ignorant engineer about the foofier things in life [​IMG]
     
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    I got the same deal for my now wife for Xmas last year. i actually went to the place and based my decision off two things. How a young scrub like me was received by the staff and how nice they were to me. The nicer they are to me, the nice they would be to a paying customer I figured. Second, I looked at the surroundings and amenities they offered. Anyone can give a massage and a hot soak, but I was looking for the extra little things. I would suggest you try and find some place that can offer the same.
     
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    Dave, talk to other women! Most women know where the best spa is.Everytime I hear women talk about spas (or getting their nails done) they usually mention which ones are the ones to avoid. No offense to women, but it's the whole "catty" thing. A woman is always willing to tell you which places are nasty to the customers. [​IMG]
     
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    Yep. I need to talk to a sister and my mom. Shelby makes good suggestions, but I'm also doing this from out of state, so I can't visit the spas under consideration.
     
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    This is freaky. I was thinking of buying some spa packages as Christmas gifts for a few couples I know. Should I try out the places myself? [​IMG]
     
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    That's what I'm gonna do!

    I was planning on buying a package for Jennifer this Christmas, so I might as well do some field-testing myself...you know, to make sure the hottubs are boiling properly and all that. I'll also most likely do a quick check to make sure the masseurs are ugly [​IMG]
     
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    Oh, then my suggestions aren't gonna do it for ya. [​IMG]
     

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