Airline sends cuddly toys on the trip of a lifetime

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

Some parents can't afford to take their children abroad, but one Japan-based startup may have found the next best thing. Inspiring a sense of wonder in kids that can't globetrot themselves, Unagi Travel sends their toys on adventures and posts Facebook photos from their holiday. The company currently offers four package holidays for stuffed guests — a tour of Tokyo, a trip around Kyoto, a visit to the hot springs in Onsen, and a mystery adventure. Kids then send their toys away in the mail to enjoy a two-to-three week holiday in Japan. Once the toys touch down and get…

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