All custom lanyards may look beautiful but not all of them are the same. There are actually six different styles of custom lanyards that you can choose from depending on the occasion, the recipient and the budget. Before you decide which style is for you, try to compare the six styles.
Polyester Lanyards –
This style is the most popular among lanyard buyers because of two factors: durability and affordability.These lanyards are expected to last for years. That is truly value for your money. This type of lanyard is great as promotional items as your clients would do the marketing for you when they wear or use your customs lanyards. For less than a dollar a piece (depending on the quantity of your order), you not only pleased your clients, but your company benefited as well through this marketing strategy.
Tubular lanyards -
When your primary consideration is budget, go for this type of lanyard. However, do not think that aesthetic qualities are sacrificed because it is not as expensive as the other types. On the contrary, tubular lanyards are very appealing to the younger generation, as they look similar to shoelaces. The image print is also not compromised. You could still place your company’s logo, name or any text on it even though they are only 3/8”, ½” and 5/8” wide. This type of lanyard is great for ID’s in schools or for employees of theme parks or recreational facilities for children.
Woven polyester lanyards–
The stylish would prefer this type as it has an elegant look that is similar to embroidery. There is a downside to this type, however.There is a limitation on how elaborate your designs can be as the weaving process would not be able to exactly imitate the all of the details that you want to incorporate. Therefore, if you need a stylish but simple type of lanyard, then the woven polyester lanyard is your best choice.This type of lanyard is more suitable for companies, or as giveaways for seminars and similar gatherings.
This type combines the durability and aesthetics. Nylon is guaranteed to last for years, and they can withstand the kind of wear and tear that can easily damage other types of materials. They are the perfect choice for carrying heavy objects like cellphones, wallets, or even water bottles. In line with this, nylon lanyards would make great giveaways during fun runs or those whose businesses encourage active lifestyles such as gyms, recreational establishment or fitness centers.
Dye Sublimated Lanyards –
If you are looking for lanyards that are fade-proof and crack resistant then dye sublimated lanyards are the best option. It is guaranteed to last for years. This is ideal for students because could use the lanyards for years of rough handling (as some students are not very careful with their things). Employees who have daily exposure to the elements such as in construction would also benefit from having this kind of sturdy and long lasting lanyard to hold their IDs and keep them safe.
Cord/Shoestring Lanyards –
Young people are swooning over this latest style of custom lanyards. It is so far the coolest looking lanyard out of all the other kinds. Even at ¼” diameter, shoestring lanyards still provide excellent visibility of the logo or name of company printed on it. Plus, one can choose from the hundreds of colors available. This type of lanyard is great for concerts or sports fests, and any other kind of similar gatherings.
Which one is the best for you or your company? That is only up to you to decide. The only sure thing is, whatever type of lanyard it is, it would look good on you.