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Japan’s Peach Aviation airlines give away mystery holiday destinations tickets through vending machines

COVID 19 has limited tourism and travel from everything to nothing. People got frustrated sitting at home as they couldn’t travel but now with the COVID 19 vaccine and the number of cases going down, more and more people are opting to travel and broaden their horizons by visiting unexplored locations.

Well, at least some of them while the others stick to the conventional locations they never visited before.

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As the travel industry is starting to see a good cash flow, airlines have introduced exciting offers to attract customers and urge them to go for a trip along with following safety regulations. One such marketing technique that grabbed the audience attention was Peach Aviation in Japan.

They are giving away tickets to mystery destinations through vending machines! Just imagine not knowing the destination you are about to visit, no matter how uncertain it sounds – it will be adventurous. The tickets come in gachapon capsules that are dispensed from the vending machines and it is set in several points in Japan.

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Previously the machines were used to give away small toys for children but now Peach Aviation is using them to sell tickets from Tokyo’s Haneda airport or Osaka’s Kansai International to several mystery destinations.

However, all the destinations are domestic, so it is not a big mystery after all.

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The tickets can send you to Sapporo, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Naha according to various reports.

Many people in the aviation company didn’t go with the idea initially as they thought if they can’t choose the destination why will they bother to travel, Shuntaro Kosasa – the brand manager and Peach told the Japan Times. But surprisingly this campaign worked wonders in a few days and sold more than 3,000 tickets in the past 2 months.

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The ticket cost ¥5,000 (Rs 3,285) each and also features a code for awarding points.

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