SAN DIEGO—”Have a Blast” in San Diego with the discount card recently introduced by San Diego Sunset Vacation Rentals and Mission Beach Magazine. The new discount program provides area visitors with discounts and free services at 17 Mission Beach and Pacific Beach area businesses, San Diego Sunset President Will Holland announced this week.
“The ‘Have A Blast Pass’ program is a cooperative effort to help promote area businesses and to provide added value to San Diego Sunset Vacation Rental guests,” Holland explained. “It’s a win-win proposition. Additional business is generated for partners in the program, and vacationers are provided discounts and/or free services.”
Each guest checking into any of the 50-plus San Diego Sunset Vacation Rentals receives a “Have A Blast Pass” along with a list of participating businesses and what they offer. A listing of “Have A Blast” partners and the discounts or free services they offer is also published in Mission Beach Magazine, according to Holland.
The pass offers discounts on surfing lessons, pizza, recreational rentals, beachwear and sandals, jewelry and a long list of other goods or services. For example, Segway of Pacific Beach will honor the “Have A Blast Pass” with a 10 percent discount off any two-hour Segway rental. “Where You Want to Be Tours,” which was recently featured in Mission Beach Magazine, offers $3 off walking or bike tours or $100 off a scavenger hunt.
“If you just want to save some money on dinner, use the pass for $5 off dinner at Guava Beach Bar & Grill,” advises Holland, “or order Pizza at Rosaria Pizza and get a 10 percent discount.”
If what you are really looking for is a beauty treatment, Mission Hair & Nails offers a 10 percent discount off a manicure and pedicure, then cross the street for a 10 percent discount off a pair of sandals. You won’t be done until you head to Mission Beach Cleaners and Tanning for a free tanning session with any fluff and fold service. Top the day off with a jewelry purchase at 10 percent off at nearby Chris’ Jewelry.
“The ‘Have A Blast Pass’ also allows San Diego Sunset guests unlimited free access to the Powerhouse Gym in the Promenade Shopping Center, and free use of San Diego Sunset’s business center, free Wi-Fi, as well as free bike, boogey board and horseshoe rentals,” Holland explained.
“The Pass has been well-received and well-used,” he said. “It’s been a good partnership among a group of area businesses that benefits them and benefits our guests.”
For more information about becoming a “Have A Blast Pass” partner, Holland encourages businesses to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no cost to participate in the program, just a commitment to offer great service and a discount or free service to San Diego Sunset guests, he said.
By Suzanne M. Perez