Make friends with Benefits: Get a deal…all the time…every time
Carlsbad, CA – February 24, 2009 — “I don’t know about you, but I am a discount huntress”, says New York native, Natalie Ayala, web founder of perkfinder.com. The greatest city in the world was the inspiration for her new web site, she says. “In New York, everybody knows somebody who can give them a great deal,” she explains, “so why not spread the wealth?”
Natalie left NY Fall of 2006 for sunny California. She arrived in San Diego, to find almost everything she was looking for. “It’s beautiful here”, she says, “but I do miss NY, it’ll always be home.”
After a few months, not even a dip in the Pacific blue could cure her home sickness. “The holidays were coming….I missed my family,” she said. Deeper than her desire to fly back East was the hole in her wallet. “I paid $12,000 to move here and tickets back home were so pricey,” Natalie explains. Determined to eat Grandma’s pumpkin pie, she saved her pennies and searched on-line for an affordable NY airfare.
It was 3 weeks till Thanksgiving and the thought of having to spend it eating a bucket of fried chicken alone was too much for her to bear. “I got lucky,” she says, “I reached out to a friend and was introduced to an airline employee who got me a ticket for 50% off.” With ticket prices soaring over $850, she gladly paid 50% less.
“The turkey never tasted so good,” Natalie says, “I saved $400 and he got $50 for arranging my reservation…one phone call!” “That was when I got the idea for the site. Back home I knew employees of Hotels, Clubs, Restaurants, Jewelry Stores, and high end fashion boutiques. I would eat for cheap and shop with their discounts all the time…they were my friends with benefits,” she said. “All they got in return was my company, a thanks and a smile.
But what if they could get more….like make some cash or trade benefits with someone else?” Natalie thought. Perkfinder.com was answer.
Perkfinder.com is a database where you can buy, sell, or trade perks……Trade movie tickets for lunches… Buy cheap concert tickets from music halls employees….Sell your right to get into the hottest clubs or celebrity parties….Trade your airline discount for hotels rooms. The possibilities are endless! The site is 100% free and you call the shots… Cash only? Must the person meet you 5 minutes before the store/club opens? Will you only do transaction is person? It’s your perk…. you choose who to share it with or sell it to …on your terms.
“I am really excited about the site. It’ll be my first stop before buying tickets, going on vacation, or redecorating my living room,” Natalie says, “I am sure everyone can find some value at perkfinder.com!”
To make your own friends with benefits…… visit the website at http://www.perkfinder.com.
For more information contact: Natalie Ayala, [email protected], http://www.perkfinder.com