February 14 is always a flurry of Valentine’s Day romance, but after the flowers have wilted and the chocolate wrappers have been thrown aside, the sentiment of the perfect gift slowly slips away. Make sure your special someone feels the love well into 2017 with this carefully curated list of long-lasting Valentine’s Day gifts.
Roses for a Year
Roses that last all year long? Sounds like the sort of lavish lifestyle only a celebrity could afford, right? OR you could pick up a Fleur Forever arrangement from Fleur de Luxe. Specially treated roses sourced from Ecuador and Colombia are boxed and are available in 16 different shades.
Their Own Star
There’s nothing more romantic than stargazing at the beach on a clear night. Surprise your Valentine with the ultimate geek-chic gift by naming a star after them via the Sydney Observatory. The Name a Star package includes a certificate, star chart and coordinates to help pinpoint your present in the night sky.
Personalised Number Plates
These days, our cars are mobile offices, last-minute glam stations, and private music studios. Personalise your loved one’s car with unique number plates from Personalised Plates Queensland. There’s even a limited-edition release of I <3 plates available throughout February! And if you’re not sure what combination they’d love (or if your own fabulous name doesn’t fit), you can purchase a gift voucher and let them decide.
Chocolate Subscription Box
Make like the Tim Tam genie and give the gift of never-ending chocolate! Whether your resident chocaholic prefers milk, dark, or even vegan varieties, the Bean Bar You subscription service has them covered. The monthly chocolate delivery will be a guaranteed serotonin boost for any mid-month grumpiness.
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Surprise your sweetheart by whisking them away with a Virgin Airlines Mystery Break. Flights, accommodation and airport transfers are all included – the only thing you need to provide is a healthy sense of adventure!
For those bitten by the travel bug, Briggs & Riley luggage is the quintessential gift. Thanks to a lifetime guarantee, these iconic travel pieces are at the top of every jetsetter’s wish list. Repair Centres can be found worldwide, and will cover all functional aspects of the design (even careless baggage handlers!).
An Unforgettable Coastal Experience
If you and your partner are guilty of spending one too many weekends slumped on the couch, give the ultimate Byron Bay weekend experience. The Life Can Be Perfect package at The Byron at Byron is available for bookings throughout February and March. Think luxury accommodation, Bollinger champagne, and rainforest treatments in the middle of the subtropical rainforest. This gift definitely beats eating takeaway in your pyjamas!