Affordable Romance: 9 Ways to Celebrate The Love Month on a Budget

Affordable Romance: 9 Ways to Celebrate The Love Month on a Budget

February is a special month to celebrate love and affection with your significant other. 

Despite the notion that grandiose dinners and lavish gifts are necessary to mark the occasion, there are other simpler yet memorable ways to spend this special day. 

This is also the perfect time to take advantage of promos and discounts that many retailers and companies (e.g restaurants, hotels, salon, wellness centers) usually offer during this period to give some love to their customers like you. 

Indulge in an intimate home-cooked meal, wander amidst nature’s splendor on a scenic walk or hike, and explore our list of 9 pocket-friendly ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day: 

  1. Cook a romantic dinner at home 

This is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget by cooking your favorite dishes in the comfort of your own home. Use your RCBC credit or debit card to shop for special ingredients and take advantage of promos like the Tap & Go with Mastercard where you can get a chance to shop all you can up to P200,000. The promotion is open to all principal and supplementary cardholders of Mastercard credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in Philippines. 

  1. Plan a picnic in a nearby park 

Pack a basket of your favorite snacks and drinks, grab a blanket, and head to a local park for a romantic picnic. Enjoy each other’s company while taking in the natural beauty around you. Surprise your loved one with fresh flowers during your date. A lovely bouquet need not be expensive with RCBC’s 20% off promo plus free shipping if you use your credit card to buy from 

  1. Have some R&R with your partner

Valentine’s day is also about giving your loved ones the much needed “me-time”. Give your loved one that much-needed Rest and Relaxation (R&R).Treat them to a relaxing massage, foot spa or pedicure for a 10% discount at Breeze Oriental Spa and Massage, using your RCBC Credit card. The promo runs until April this year.

  1. Take a scenic walk or hike together 

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and explore a nearby scenic trail or hike. This is a great way to get some exercise, spend quality time together, and enjoy the beauty of nature.

  1. Visit a local museum or art gallery 

Take a stroll through a local museum or art gallery and appreciate the beauty and creativity of the exhibits. Learn something new, spend quality time together, and experience the cultural richness of your community.

  1. Make a DIY gift for each other 

Get creative and make a unique and personal gift for your significant other. Give her or him anything from a piece of jewelry to a handmade card.

  1. Go stargazing at a local observatory or a secluded spot 

Take a break from the bright lights of the city and go stargazing at a local observatory or a secluded spot. Appreciate the beauty of the night sky and spend intimate time together.

  1. Go on a Romantic lunch date for two

Skip your kitchen preparations and just treat yourself and your partner to a luxurious hotel buffet!  Using your RCBC Credit Card, you can enjoy 40% off on your total bill for a lunch buffet at Spiral, Sofitel, or get up to 50% off at Seven Corners and Xin Tian Di, Crowne Plaza. Take advantage of the exclusive dining offers your RCBC Credit card has to offer.

  1. Have a game night at home with your favorite board games 

Host a game night at home with your favorite board games. This is a great way to have fun and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed and low-key setting.

From cooking a romantic dinner at home to indulging your appetite and your senses, the options are endless. Take advantage of the various promos and exclusive discounts and make the most out of your budget. Whether it’s a cozy night in or an outdoor adventure, the most important thing is to spend quality time together and create lasting memories. So, make the most of this special occasion and let the romance unfold.
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