Only discover at the airport where you’re going. The worst possible city trip for some, the best idea ever for others. But whatever you think about the concept, it makes people travel differently. As you can not prepare for your destination, you have an open mind – no previous idea, todo list, list
The srprs.me experience
After booking via the srprs.me website, where you can choose different types of trips, accomodations, areas of Europe or the world and other details of your trip, you’re pretty much set.
A week before your trip you’ll get a weather forecast that is updated every day, so you know what to pack. And a few days before your trip you will get a scratch card, a physical card you can scratch open at the airport. The code that is revealed can be entered on a website that will then reveal your destination.
Only at the airport, you’ll discover where you’re going. A magical moment as only then your destination is revealed. The video above aptly illustrates the magic of that moment.
My wife and I did three different surprise trips: to Warsaw, Gothenburg and to Madrid. We ended up in the best possible meat restaurant we could think of in Warsaw, ended up on an island with locals in Gothenburg, slept in a hotel I would normally have never found, got the tip for one of our best restaurant experiences this year (Fismuler in Madrid) from one of the hipster hotel employees.
The idea behind srprs.me, a remarkable company culture
The idea, that when you have an open mind, you experience more (and which resembled the way I have been traveling), is deeply rooted in their company culture. When I would have dinner with the
The leading principle within their organization is ‘as a friend’ – to treat both customers and colleagues as friends. A concept that is anchored in how the company started, as a group of friends that once just did what the name of the company says – book a surprise destination for one of their friends. That concept means an exceptional company culture and commitment to make customers happy.
We loved every single one of our
It truly makes you experience in a different way and I can most
We paid between 250 and 350 euros per person for a 3 night stay in the different cities we went to.