How To Easily Book Spa & Salon Services In The Chicago Area With The Groupon App

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In the past when I’ve wanted to get my nails done I’ve had two options. I could call during business hours and try to book the appointment or I could walk in and hope the wait wasn’t too long. Neither of these options is very convenient for me because when I’m thinking about doing something for myself it’s either early in the morning or late at night (when salons or spas are closed) or when I have a bit of downtime and want to head out right away (which generally results in waiting around for an open chair).

Luckily I’ve discovered that I can book salon and spa appointments right in the Groupon app which means I can request my appointment any time that’s convenient for me and Groupon will do all the work of scheduling it. (Available only in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs at the moment.)

It was super easy to set up my appointment. I went into the Groupon app (available for both Android and iPhone) and clicked “salon and spa booking”.

Then I chose the service I wanted and searched all locations near me using my current location.

I found a nail place that looked nice and had reasonable prices and chose my service and picked the appointment time that worked for me.

All the terms of service are clear in the Groupon app before you book the service, like the cancellation policy if you need to cancel ahead of time if you can’t make it.

When you book your service you provide your credit card number but payment is not collected until after your service is complete. It’s nice to arrange everything, including the tip, ahead of time! My favorite part of using Groupon to book my spa and salon services though, other than the convenience factor, is that I know exactly how much I’m going to spend before I get there. In the past I’ve been surprised at the upcharges for nail services after my nails are done, so I really like that.

Once you click “request appointment” Groupon goes to work scheduling your appointment for you. The other day I requested an appointment for myself before the salon opened at 11am and half an hour later I had a text confirmation that my appointment was set.

Do you like to get your nails or hair done? Or maybe you need to relax with a massage or a facial. Whatever salon or spa service you need, if you are located in the Chicago area, book it on Groupon to save time! If you have the Groupon app on your phone, click here to go straight to the experience. Use code “MTFM10″ and receive $10 off your first booked service.

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Comments

  1. I wish this feature was available in San Diego- I’d use it right now! What a great way to make relaxation and self-care more accessible.

  2. Brandy says:

    Wow that is really easy. I have never been to a spa, I would love to go to one some day just for the experience.

  3. Kristi says:

    I love that Groupon just keeps getting better and better. We have used it to find so many great deals!

  4. Angela says:

    I had no idea you could do all of this with the Groupon app. Thank you!

  5. LauraOinAK says:

    So much that you can do with the Groupon App! In this busy day and age, that is awesome.

  6. I’ve actually been watching Groupon local for the right salon deal for a bit now. I didn’t realize you could book right there, that’s super convenient.

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