Reporting by Leah
BuyWithMe and Hamptons Magazine hosted a HamptonsPass launch party for select guests on Wednesday, June 16, at Philippe by Philippe Chow in New York City.Over 100 guests attended this festive launchandwere introduced to BuyWithMe’s HamptonsPass while enjoyingcocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
BuyWithMe (www.buywithme.com) is the premier community buying website thatconnects shoppers with the best deals and offers from leading local merchants. BuyWithMe’s HamptonsPass is the first of
BuyWithMe’s exclusive experiences and enables cardholders access to VIP perks and exclusive discounts from 36 of the hottest brands in the Hamptons at restaurants, spas, salons, and stores.
“The HamptonsPass is a collection of the hottest brands in the Hamptons,” said Cheryl Rosner, CEO, BuyWithMe. “It will enable shoppers to enjoy the VIP treatment, added extras and exclusive discounts in the Hamptons all summer long.” “We launched the HamptonsPass to connect the sophisticated shopper with new experiences and give them access to opportunities that they would not be able to get on an individual basis,” said Rosner. “At the same time, we are introducing merchants to new customers that are ready to purchase. We are honored to have the support of 36 top Hamptons merchants as part of the Pass.”
The HamptonsPass costs $100 and saves cardholders more than $1,000 from 36 of the top local merchants. The Pass will be on sale between June 15 and June 22.
“Serafina is thrilled to be part of BuyWithMe’s exclusive Hamptons experience and we look forward to welcoming their customers all summer at our new restaurant in East Hampton,” said Vittorio Assaf, Founder, Serafina Restaurant Group.
Among the 36 companies featured in the HamptonsPass, three new East Hampton restaurants are included. Serafina East Hampton, Philippe by Philippe Chow, and The Boathouse have recently opened and are providing extra special perks for cardholders who present their HamptonsPass.
Examples of the Hamptons Pass VIP perks include: complimentary glass of wine or beer; espresso drinks; appetizers and desserts; discounts on salon services and beauty treatments; and complimentary private training sessions (a $150 value.) The Pass also includes a complimentary vet checkup from Dr. Cindy Bressler, known as the vet of choice to celebrities while they are in the Hamptons (a $200 value), 15 percent off helicopter flights, 20 percent off wine purchases, discounted lodging, and a complimentary air conditioning or heating evaluation (a $150 value.) All cardholders will receive a $25 credit from BuyWithMe toward a future purchase.
The 2010 Hamptons Pass includesthe following leading merchants: Almond Restaurant; Bay Street Theatre; The Boathouse; East Fitness Studio; Dr. Cindy Bressler; Hamptons House Call Vet; Duck Walk Vineyard; Dylan’s Candy Bar; The Enclave Inn; Flywheel; Foody’s; Georgica Restaurant and Lounge; The Golden Pear Cafe; Hampton Grilling Company; Hampton Gym Corp;Hamptons Pet Club; Hamptons Plumbing Company; Helicopter Flight Services; KamaDeva Yoga; Karina Freedman Mink Eyelash;Kevin Maple Salon; Lilybug Scooters; Main Beach Surf Club; Montauk Downs GolfClub;Naturopathica; Nick & Toni’s; Oso Restaurant; Panaramic View Resort; Philippe by Philippe Chow; Rowdy Hall Restaurant; Salon Xavier; Sea Crest Resort; Serafina; Serenity Limousines; Southampton Inn; Studio 89 and Townline BBQ.
For more information on the HamptonsPass please visit www.buywithme.com/hamptons