The Best Valentine's Day Tips and Gifts 2021

Posted on 15 Jan 2021 Posted in  Gift Ideas, TopCashback Tips & Updates
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Valentines Tips

Cashback love is in the air this Valentine’s Day

Some people love it and some people hate it, Valentine’s day is almost upon us. Whatever your opinion, there is no need to fear because we have come up with some ideas that can help even the busiest of couples save money and still enjoy a little alone time on the 14th of February; whilst grabbing some handy cashback on the way. Even in these uncertain times you can still make a little magic.

Staying in on Valentine’s Day

It seems as though we may all be inside this year, however there is no need to be traditional on Valentine’s Day. If big gestures aren’t your thing or if you love going over the top there are so many cute, inexpensive things you can do staying in that will still fill your heart with joy, your stomach with butterflies and a little bit of cashback in your pocket.

valentine bear

Breakfast in Bed

Let’s be honest if you aren’t a morning person, is there a better way to be woken up than with a Valentines breakfast in bed? Getting up just that little bit earlier than your partner to make a super special morning is so simple to do and set’s up your day of love in the perfect way. Your local supermarket will have everything you need, and we have supermarket cashback on hand for you.

Our Best Picks

Heart-shaped pancakes with syrup and their favourite fruits.
Breakfast Mimosa with a heart shaped strawberry garnish.
Cream cheese with salmon on heart shaped toast or a bagel

Treasure Hunt

If your partner is expecting a big romantic gesture but you just need to have ten minutes to yourself, between working from home and other boring house work chores, before you are ready to begin the weekend of love; consider turning your house into a treasure map! Buy a few small presents, potentially with a cryptic clue or cute message and send them about the house looking for their gifts. This works especially well if you have children too, why not let them join in!

There are many small keepsakes you can buy that are inexpensive, such as their favourite picture in a lovely frame, a book with a hidden message, Morse code bracelets and of course the firm favourite of cuddly toys. Browse our gift section for cashback and see what fun things you can come up with to give yourself that little bit of extra time to relax.

Our Best Picks

Personalised Teddy In A Tin by WARNER'S END - notonthehighstreet
Morse Code Bracelet by MinniePDesigns - Etsy
Personalised Wooden Postcard - Reasons Why I Love You - Getting Personal

Romantic meal in

They say the way to the heart is through the stomach and we most definitely agree. Some tasty food will always go down a treat and get those loving juices flowing. Go fancy, turn the lights lower and get those candles lit. If you are feeling really romantic you can even pick food that you can make together. Don’t forget to pick up some cashback though.

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Shrimp and Gnocchi With Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce
Crispy Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs
Red velvet heart shaped cake


Are you a gaming couple or is your partner definitely more into it than you and fought against his team to get a horse called Horace to the detriment of moving the game along at all? Make the most of being at home together and grab some fun games you can both enjoy. Board and card games are no longer boring. There are many different themes and difficulty levels from escape room co-operative games to thrashing your partner through time and space for the win you will definitely bring some passion into the room. Check all the cashback you could benefit from here.

Our Best Picks

SPACE COWBOYS - Unlock! Star Wars Escape Game - Dice and Decks
Murder Mystery Date Night : The Emergency Room - Valentine's Download - Etsy
Kitty Paw: Valentine's Day Edition - Zatu Games

Night-time Film

When the hunt is over a cosy Valentines cuddle on the sofa could be just what is needed. DVDs are always a great accompaniment for the night, they aren’t over the top as a gift and you know you can watch them over and over again; which means you get your money’s worth! This is the perfect time to enjoy some popcorn as the kids are fast asleep in bed. Check out the latest cashback here. Of course, a lot of new films this year were released on different streaming services, it’s ok you can get cashback there too.

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Soul - Disney Plus
Bohemian Rhapsody - Onbuy
Bill & Ted Face The Music - Zavvi

Saucy Afters

But what about when it is bedtime, we hear you scream? Don’t worry we have you covered with cashback there too. If you want some new night wear or novelty under wear, then be sure to check out our favourite providers below

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Candy Handcuffs - LoveHoney
Poppy balconette lingerie set - Boux Avenue
Cherryann Chemise - Ann Summers

Valentine’s Day Night Out

Maybe a night out is what is on the cards, remember you can still get gift cards and purchase things to look forward to in the future when the restrictions ease. After all isn’t a date in the future a sign that you are built to last.

romantic dinner table

Experience Days

To avoid the couple multitudes why not book your own experience. Then you can stay in your own little bubble of happiness whilst enjoying working together on something like a cookery course, laughing the night away at a comedy night or get your competitive side out and try your hand at an escape room. There are also online deals you could try out straight away at home. All the cashback is here waiting for you.

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Online Chocolate Truffle Making Webinar with Truffle Kit for Two with My Chocolate - BuyaGift
Time for Two Spa Day with Treatment and Lunch at a 4* Hotel - Virgin Experience Days
Zip World Skyride and Plummet for Two - Red Letter Days


If you do choose to venture out after your booked experience or just for food lovers there are many tasty places you can visit. Find a foodie experience or grab a gift card with - TopGiftCards or find - restaurant cashback here, then make a booking nearer the time to ensure you have a special place.

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The Dining Out Card - TopGiftCards
Two for One meals - Tastecard
'Unlimited' Sushi & Asian Tapas - Inamo - Wowcher


If you choose to take up one of these offers or deals, it might leave you needing a place to stay; then you can make a night of it and hide away from the busy lifestyle of home. Valentines can be celebrated whenever you want to this year after all, so why not stay out and grab all the best cashback deals on a fabulous hotel near your destination, when possible. Then you can enjoy a lovely lie in with breakfast provided before having to get back to reality

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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel -
The Pheasant Inn - Cockermouth - Expedia
The Parisi Hotel - York - Tripadvisor

Can’t be together on Valentines?

If you really have no choice but to be apart from each other this Valentines then believe us when we say whatever is keeping your loved one from you this year, there is still a way you can celebrate and feel the love. Keep appreciating each other and when you finally get to see one another in person it will be even more magical.

envelope love


Flowers are a beautiful age-old solution. In our opinion they are bound to cheer up your partners day and show them you are thinking about them whilst also giving a lovely aroma to the household. Who wouldn’t like a nice bunch of roses or carnations in their favourite colour? Pick your perfect bunch with fantastic cashback deals here.

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The Anoushka - Bloom&Wild
Love in Bloom - Serenata Flowers
Rainbow Roses - Blossoming Gifts

Distant meals

Nowadays everything can be delivered so why not try to think outside the box and see if you can get your loved one’s favourite treats sent to their door and enjoy a romantic meal over the internet. There are a few places delivering meals and afternoon tea’s so shop around and don’t forget to look at the cashback.

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Surprise takeaway from their area - Just Eat
Afternoon Tea for Two at Home with Piglet's Pantry - Buyagift
The Lovestruck Hamper - Fortnum & Mason

Chocolates and Wine

There is always one sweet tooth in any relationship and Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge that. From fancy chocolates to your plain favourites, you and your other half are allowed to munch on them all. The perfect accompaniment to that in our opinion is some fizz, but any wine will be appreciated really. Find yourself some creamy chocolate cashback and elegant wine and alcohol cashback too.

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Continental Heart Box - Thorntons
Jen Pfeiffer The Rebel Bubbles - Naked Wines
Livener alcohol free beverage - Three Spirit Drinks

Send Gifts and Cards

At the very least a romantic card is expected on this special day but you can send gifts too with a note on not to open until Valentine’s Day. You can personalise cards sent now with text or even add your own pictures. The possibilities are endless with the different styles you can choose from. There is no need to worry if you aren’t a poet as many come with their own loving messages. As far as gifts go something sparkly is always a great way to ignite the romance. Check out cashback on cards and gifts.

Our Best Picks

Valentines coupons card - Moonpig
Love Birds with a Pink Heart - Swarovski
Personalised Face Cushion - Prezzybox

We hope we have given you a few ideas to spend some time with your loved ones over this Valentine’s day. We are optimistic it is going to be your most special one yet and with a bit of luck we have helped saved you something along the way for your next big adventure together. We look forward to hearing all your Valentine stories!


goldielocks693 February 2021, 17:39 Where abouts are the heart bushes located from the cover pic for this article?

Theses are located in the miracle garden in Dubai.

Best wishes

Girlsrock231 January 2021, 01:47 Why are you recommending booking a hotel for Valentines when we are all in lockdown until at least March? Irresponsible.

While we have offered a number of options to those staying in, for those who want to look to purchase a gift now for a future when restrictions do end, we've also put some suggestions in for that. We do advise to follow current national and local guidelines where you are.

Best wishes

Samijored28 January 2021, 12:21 Nice Ideas here, makes things easier for valentine's
Member71754531432128 January 2021, 07:07 Great ideas
mmckendry27 January 2021, 19:31 Great deals
Peter_Hayhurst27 January 2021, 15:55 Saved me a lot of browsing. Thanks
corduroy27 January 2021, 15:50 Great blog, some brilliant ideas for lockdown 😍 Links for the recipes would have been good x

I'm glad this blog could help and we will take that on board for the future :)

Best wishes

Kenius25 27 January 2021, 13:52 Excellent good
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