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Shark-Tank Winner Honeyfund Launches the First Universal Travel Gift Card, Leveraging Partnerships & nearly $425 Million in Honeymoon Giving

From millennials to baby boomers, weddings to retirement, anyone can now give an enriching life experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeyfund, the #1 honeymoon wedding registry site, today unveiled the first-ever universal travel and experience gift card. Just in time for the holidays, Honeyfund Gift Card recipients can redeem the card for unlimited travel experiences from top partners including Hotels.com, Delta Air Lines, Royal Caribbean International, Groupon, QVC, Uber, and many more.

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After a successful Shark Tank appearance in 2014 where the company partnered with 'Mr. Wonderful,' Kevin O'Leary, Honeyfund has continued to grow in popularity – it's now the #1 wedding registry app and most-used universal wedding registry site on the market. The site has doubled in giving volume since Shark Tank, with nearly $425 million in gifts since the company was founded back in 2006.

"With the Honeyfund Gift Card, anyone can buy the gift of a truly customizable experience for anyone else," explains Sara Margulis, Honeyfund chief executive officer and co-founder. "From a once-in-a-lifetime experience, like scuba diving in Bali, to a simple spa day or wine-tasting trip, the memories of this gift will last a lifetime."

New research from Airbnb shows that millennials would rather spend their money traveling over buying a home or paying off debt. Uber's gift card launched recently to target wandering millennials. Indeed, Honeyfund has grown largely due to this trend, where wedding couples and guests alike continue to value experiences more than things. The Honeyfund Gift Card was conceived to allow hundreds of millions of wedding guests to give a honeymoon gift even if the couple isn't registered on Honeyfund. It turns out to be a great gift for any occasion.

Mr. O'Leary agrees, "Honeyfund has pioneered experience giving for weddings, offering people exactly what they want: a flexible, out-of-the box gift. The Honeyfund Gift Cards leverages more than 10 years experience in honeymoons to offer the perfect gift for the millennial generation – travel and experiences. Honeyfund has been a great investment with tremendous growth in the past two years. The gift card is a natural extension of that growth."

Top Three Reasons a Honeyfund Gift Card is the Perfect Holiday Gift

  • Convenience: With the Honeyfund Gift Card, give a great travel experience instantly, with confidence the receiver will love it!
  • Flexibility: The Honeyfund Gift Card can be redeemed through a wide array of air, cruise, hotel, restaurant and retail partners, offering unlimited experiences around the world!
  • Fun & Meaningful: Givers love a unique and meaningful gift. The Honeyfund Gift Card offers a customized experience the recipient will never forget.

For more information about Honeyfund and the new Gift Card, please visit honeyfund.com/giftcard.

About Honeyfund
Founded in 2006, Honeyfund's founders Sara and Josh Margulis discovered their own wedding guests enthusiastically preferred giving experiences and memories over housewares. As they prepared for their own wedding, they created a simple page for family and friends to contribute to their dream honeymoon in Fiji. In 2014, Sara and Josh brought their idea to Shark Tank, and received investment backing from renowned investor, Kevin O'Leary, who continues to be an active partner to this day.

Today, Honeyfund is the #1 wedding registry app, and a crowdfunding pioneer. With 100% free options, Honeyfund and sister-site Plumfund now power all kinds of experiences and savings goals, for all of life's occasions.

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