9 great Valentines Day gift ideas that aren't overpriced roses

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Every year I see what a dozen long stem roses cost right before February 14, and wonder if they would still cost the same on, say, October 4.

If you want to spoil your significant other this Valentines Day, but don’t want to give in and buy flowers, here are a few other ideas.

Take the first step towards a little holiday together

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With a Qantas gift voucher here.


A cocktail starter pack

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If your special someone is a gin fan, Hendrick’s Gin are celebrating Valentine’s with a “Woocumber pack”- complete with fancy cocktail ideas. You can buy one here.


Jewelry works every time

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Check out Swarovski’s Valentines Day range here.


If they’re a fan of a nice drop…

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Cellarmasters is offering 20% off red wine straight cases and free delivery if you shop here with the code VALENTINES. (Minimum spend $100.)


A unique dining experience

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360 Bar and Dining is a must do in the Sydney CBD. You can book a table here.


A fun novelty

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What about a Shower beer holder? It’s dishwasher safe… (in case it get’s dirty in the shower?) Buy it here.


An actual novel

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It doesn’t even need to be a physical book, you can get an audio version from Audible here.


A wireless charger

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Then they have no excuse to lease you on read. The FLOVEME QI Wireless Charging Pad will charge just about any smartphone. Buy one here.


Something to smell like roses

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Jurlique Australia are currently giving away a complimentary Softening Rose Shower Gel & Softening Rose Body Lotion when you Spend $70 or more if you shop here using the code LUCKY18 at checkout.


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