If you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: ShutterstockIf you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: Shutterstock
If you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: Shutterstock

Why giving experiences, such as a family holiday, is worth more than material presents such as toys

  • An experiential gift elicits a strong emotional response when consumed, study shows. When friends or family share the experience, it strengthens bonds
  • Despite the cost and stress involved in going on a family holiday, the benefits far outweigh the disadvantages
Topic |   Wellness
If you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: ShutterstockIf you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: Shutterstock
If you want to give someone something that will make them feel closer to you, give an experience such as family holiday, researchers say. Despite the cost and stress involved, a family holiday is well worth having. Photo: Shutterstock
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