Aside from Christmas season, summer season in the Philippines is the best time to additional extra income. While many take summer jobs for extra bucks, others put up their own small business that take advantage of the opportunities given by the season.
Keep in mind that summer in Philippines is one of the most awaited season to go on trips, outings and have get-togethers. With the right mindset and appropriate business strategy, you’ll be able to make the most out of the season.
Here are some simple business ideas for summer season.
1. Help people beat the heat.
Summer in the Philippines is undeniably and uncomfortably hot and humid. Since Pinoys are absolutely in love with food, there’s no better way to beat the heat than to feast on food and drinks that will quench their thirst. Some of the best selling food and beverage during summer are halo-halo, sorbetes, ice cream, sago’t gulaman, mais con yelo, ice candy, milk teas and shakes.
2. Sell swimwear online.
With the emergence of social media, everyone is capable of selling anything online these days. Try selling swimwear, swim gears and other summer necessities through Facebook, Instagram and shopping websites like Shopee. You may also opt to sell travel gadgets like bags, organizers and other gadgets.
3. Organize a tour group.
Summer is the perfect wanderlust season. Nowadays, people are willing to spend their hard-earned money to travel in and out of the Philippines. Summer is the perfect opportunity for you to earn money by assisting people in their travels. Come up with an attractive package for travellers with the help of resort and hotel owners, van operators and other entrepreneurs. Moreover, you have to equip yourself in order to be a helpful tour guide to your clients.
4. Conduct summer lessons.
Many parents enroll their kids in summer lessons or workshops so that they can still be productive even during school vacation. Depending on your skills or talent, you may conduct arts related classes, musical instruments training, sports classes, sing, dance or acting workshops, as well as academic workshop. Meanwhile, the young at heart usually take health workshops like martial arts pilates, yoga or tai chi lessons.
5. Take care of pets.
Most people go on vacation during summer and have no choice but to leave their pets at home. If you’re an animal lover and have facilities to accommodate a few pets, then summer season is the perfect chance for you to do something you love and earn extra cash at the same time. All you have to do is feed, groom and play with them as well as make sure that they are 100% safe.