7 Tips for a Successful Girls Weekend Shopping
Girls weekend getaways are a celebration of friendship, life, independence and shopping. It's a great chance to leave the family and household behind and spend some time on yourself with your girlfriends - ah, bliss.

The girls day out (or 4 days) is not just about shopping but also about pampering, entertainment, fun, dinners and drinks - it's a complete escape from the daily routine. This letting off of steam can make a very positive impact for friendships and relationships at home. So

So here are some tips to make your GDO a great success:

Win online competitions with She Inspires!1. Be organised - know where you're going, approximately how long you'll be there and where you're going to eat as food is fuel for shopping! But leave so time for exploring something new and exciting so you don't miss out.

2. The group of girls needs to be a good selection of friends and family that can be honest without hurting feelings - yes, you can say 'that shirt looks crap on your beautiful self' rather than 'you look ghastly in that shirt'. Membership to the girls day out is usually by invitation only to make sure the dynamics are positive and strong.

3. Plan the shopping trip - make sure everyone discusses what they want to do, where they want to go and what they want to experience. It can be much easier to have each girl write a list that's brought to a girls dinner or coffee break so it list can be discussed to come up with a final list that suits everyone. This can mean that the group splits in two for an afternoon and comes together again for pre-dinner drinks but it's important that everyone gets to do things they want without having to compromise too much.

4. A big production or festival can be a great reason to explain the trip to the husbands, while they might not understand why anyone would want to go shopping for days on end they will have a better understanding that the girls would want to go to a show and spend a few days exploring. Basing a trip around a member's birthday is also very useful for their understanding. So help them out, give them a reason they'd comprehend.

5. Include activities that are around pampering like manicures, massages, facials, hairdressers to make sure the spirit is rejuvenated. A spa can offer group packages as well as different activities to suit each individual. Online forums and groups can be great for finding out which are the best places to go when visiting a different city - get the local knowledge and advice online.

6. Consider planning the shopping trip around sale times like June/July when you can also get off-peak airfare specials. Bargains make the shopping dollars go further! You can get weekend packages as well as finding great accommodation bargains from the last minute booking websites too.

7. Be sure to include the city's local specialty shopping areas such as markets and festivals where you'll find designers and crafts women with something special that you certainly can't get at home. In Sydney The Rocks Markets are a must just like Salamanca Markets are in Hobart.

While any weekend getaways are always good make sure you include a girls weekend getaway in your travel adventures.

The maximum number in a GDO is often about eight but it can be any number, even just two - friends or family. What matters is the dynamic of the group so it's fun and you get honest feedback about your fashion shopping.

Remember, the Girls Day Out shopping trip is about more than just the shopping, it's also about independence, freedom, fun, friendship, enjoyment and rejuvenation.

Planning the trip is nearly as much fun as actually being about and shopping, shopping, shopping so be sure you thoroughly enjoy yours.

Girls Out Shopping

Girls Out Shopping

Girl weekend, girls weekend, fashion shopping, discount shopping, girls weekend getaway, girls getaway weekend, short break, girl's weekend, weekend packages are all great for lifting the spirit of the soul.
Enjoying a girls weekend of shopping at markets and shopping centres!
Try these related sale news articles...

Try these related sale news articles...

Shopping For Value this ChristmasShopping For Value this ChristmasIf you're planning on putting the Christmas shopping on hold for another month then think again - With less than 20 sleeps till the big day there is limited time to get your shopping lists in order and go out and snag a bargain.

With many Aussie tipped to spend less this Christmas in the wake of the financial recovery we explore some different approaches to gift buying in the dawn of the value conscious consumer.
10 Tips for Getting the Best Online Shopping10 Tips for Getting the Best Online ShoppingTo get the most out of your online shopping experience we've got together a series of tips to make your online home shopping fun and easy.

Online shops are great places for finding that special outfit, gift, jewellery or accessory. So dive right in with out online shopping guide!

Girls Weekend Getaway Planning TipsGirls Weekend Getaway Planning TipsWhile weekend breaks are great a girls day out shopping trip that's a 4 day weekend is even better!

So we've come up with a heap of girls weekend ideas and tips to get you started with planning your girls weekend and having fun.

15 Shopping Quotes for the Shopper in All of Us15 Shopping Quotes for the Shopper in All of UsShopping is a form of therapy for many of us, when we're up we shop, when we're down we shop, just more!

So to keep the spirits up and to inspire we have a fun collection of shopping quotes for you from the likes of Carrie from Sex and the City to Bo Derek to Cat Deeley.



Search by Keyword

Search by Keyword

Follow SheInspires.com.au on facebook
Follow SheInspires.com.au on Twitter
Copyright © She Inspires Life Bondi Junction, NSW
2009 - 2017