Roses are red, violets are blue, we love a bargain and so do you! While it's romantic, don't be forced into an over-commercialised day. Here are our deals, including £3 roses and £10 champers. Even better, ditch pricey prezzies and use our DIY Valentine's Gift Cheques.
We aim to ensure all the deals in this section can be used by everyone and they're checked with the company's press office where possible (unless stated).
WARNING! Valentine's delivery doesn't always happen (especially in flood zones). Things can also go wrong with the supply and delivery of flowers for Valentine’s, as happened last year. There’s always a chance they won’t be delivered in time, so consider the risk.
Fri 14 Feb - unfortunately you're too late to order couriered flowers, but you can still get some equally beautiful flowers in-store (see the 12 red roses in-store section just above).
Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without flowers. Unfortunately, this hasn’t escaped the attention of flower retailers, who are reluctant to offer big discounts. They know people will happily pay full price rather than risk disappointing their loved one.
Thankfully, we've still managed to find the best offers and lowest prices, including flowers and chocolates bundles and the timeless classic – a dozen red roses – delivered by courier for £21 at Asda.
Pledge to do something nice (or naughty). Thoughtfulness melts the heart far more than a pricey prezzie. Promise your loved one a massage (nudge, nudge), brekkie in bed or dinner by printing our Free Valentine's gift cheques.
Card retailers cash in as Valentine’s Day’s approaches, which means deals are scarce. We’ve listed a couple of offers below, but if it’s the personalised touch you’re after, you could just make your own with a bit of card, a photo and a stamp. See Free Photo Print Deals.
Valentine’s gifts aren't always about how much you’ve spent - rather, it's how much thought you’ve put into your present. We’ve a selection of personalised photo books, discount chocolates, and even something for the fellas in the shape of money off experience days.
Get the Sanctuary Spa With Love* gift set for £22 (was £45, though we valued the contents at £43) online and in-store at Boots. The offer's on till Tue 15 Apr and Boots has confirmed there's good stock.
The Sanctuary With Love gift set contains 10 items in a heart-shaped box:
We priced up each item in the set individually and found the contents came to £43, so £21 off is a great saving.
It's the bog-standard last-ditch "oops, need a Valentine's gift" present - but actually, you need to act early to grab intoxicating deals.
Order it now at a fraction of the price while you still can. Supermarkets tend to undercut the high street, but the web usually beats both. For a quick hit, we've built the MegaShopBot which searches all the big retailers and perfume comparisons. Our Cheap Perfumes guide has more help.
Also, use our specially-created 60%+ off fragrances* link from our Amazon Hidden Discount Finder.
Here are a few deals we've found on fragrance and aftershave...
Fancy perfume's a lovely thing, but it doesn't come cheap. So rather than splash all that cash, savvy forumites have spotted loads of smell-a-likes that cost a fraction of the cost of fancy designer brands, but smell the same.
But if you do want a designer perfume, here's a round-up of the best deals around.
You can get £5 off selected fragrances* by entering the code FRAG5 at the checkout till Tue 4 Mar. If you're spending over £100, you can get a £10 off code at VoucherCodes till Fri 28 Feb. If you're not quite spending that, you can get 10% orders over £90 with a code from VoucherCloud that expires Fri 8 Feb.
Currently, Boots has up to half price on selected fragrances till Tue 4 Mar.
You can get these in-store and online (£2.95 delivered, or free to store if you spend over £20)
Amazon* is often the cheapest place for full-priced perfumes. But double-check you're getting the cheapest deal, as there are lots of offers out there at the moment. It currently has up to 50% off fragrances for men and women including:
The Fragrance Shop
The Fragrance Shop* has 15% off all gift sets with the code GIFT15 till Fri 14 Feb. If you have O2 Priority Moments, you can get 20% off everything, including the sale, in-store and online till Tue 11 Feb (just get your unique code from the app).
You can get £5 off when you spend £50 at the checkout using the code VAL5 or £10 off £70 with code VAL10 at Superdrug*. It's got 50% off selected fragrances till Tue 18 Feb.
Debenhams* isn't usually cheap, but it has some good gift sets in its sale.
Champagne retailers usually reduce prices twice a year – at Christmas and around Valentine’s Day, so now’s a great time to stock up on bubbly. Here are some of the best bargains we found, including discounts on well-known brands at Asda as well as a cheaper cava alternative from the Co-op.
Check out the MSE Cheap Champagne page for the full list of deals.
A number of champagne-drinkers have reported this bubbly's great value for money.
If you fancy some tender loins (steady!), then you could head out to a restaurant on Valentine’s Day. You'll be cosying up with other couples and it’s likely you’ll pay much more for the pleasure.
But we’ve found some restaurant vouchers valid on the big day itself, including two burgers for £10 at GBK and a Harvester £10 meal deal, including main, pud, salad and drinks.
Simply walk into a Harvester any day of the week and you’ll get a selected main, unlimited salad and soft drink, plus a Sunday Best sundae for £9.99.
The unlimited salad is usually free when you buy a main meal but with some of the mains hitting £9 alone, you can save up to £5 with this offer.
Choose between six mains, plus a tea or coffee, or unlimited soft drink. If you fancy something stronger, you can get a pint of Carling (usually around £3) for £1 extra or another alcoholic drink (options depend on the restaurant, some will offer a glass of wine).
Kids can also get in on the action for £5. It includes any children's main meal, unlimited salad and a kids' Sundae Best ice-cream, saving you around 30p - 70p.
Sign-up to Sizzling Pubs' newsletter and get £5 off your food bill when you spend £10 or more. It's an ongoing offer, for up to six people, valid for 14 days from the date you register at any of its restaurants.
Valid Mon-Fri only, excluding bank holidays.
Sign up to Hungry Horse’s newsletter and get a free Super Sundae (usually £3.29-£3.69). It's valid at all of its restaurants for 28 days from the date the voucher is sent. Print or show on your smartphone to redeem.
There’s no minimum spend so you don’t need to order anything else. The offer’s ongoing but could end at any point so get in fast!
They say the way to a man's (or woman's) heart is through their stomach. Yet there’s no need to slave over a hot stove for hours.
You can woo your Valentine with a £10 dine-in with mains, dessert & wine from Sainsbury's, or £20 from M&S including bubbly, three courses & chocs. Best of all, bung the packaging in the bin and pretend you cooked it all from scratch.
A grand gesture on Valentine’s Day is sweet and romantic. But what about the other 364 days of the year?
Prices are often hiked up on Valentine's Day itself, so by avoiding it and going out between Thursday and Sunday, you can get better deals. They include 2for1 mains for £1.25 at Strada (valid Sun-Fri) and 2for1 mains for £2.50 at Prezzo (valid Sun-Fri).
Get all this & more in MoneySavingExpert's weekly email full of guides, vouchers and deals
GET THIS FREE WEEKLY EMAIL Full of deals, guides & it's spam free
Find the best online rate for holiday cash with MSE's TravelMoneyMax.
Find the best online rate for your holiday cash with MoneySavingExpert's TravelMoneyMax.