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The best Valentine’s Day gift ideas

20+ gift ideas for your valentine

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by Jessica Render ConsumerAffairs Research Team
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Whether you and your valentine have been married for years or are celebrating your first official holiday together, choosing a gift for Valentine’s Day is enough to make anyone's head spin. Before you head out for the obligatory card and supermarket bouquet, we challenge you to think bigger — or at least differently. Browse this list of quick-ship and easy Valentine hits for relationships of all stages, and cross “buy the perfect Valentine’s Day gift” off your list.

For the tech enthusiast

Stay on trend with Apple AirPods Pro

All right, maybe they don’t scream romance. But you know they want them.

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  • Chargeable with Lightning connector

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Upgrade their fitness routine with a smartwatch

A smartwatch with fitness tracking capabilities may be just the ticket for the techie who is also a fitness enthusiast. The Fitbit Versa 2 even syncs with Alexa.

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  • Heart rate, swim and sleep tracker
  • Multiple band color and size options

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Stay in sync with a smart home hub

The Alexa Echo Plus is the ultimate hub for smart home connectivity. If your significant other loves gadgets, they’ll love being able to sync everything to one central device.

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  • Voice control smart home features like lights, thermostats and door locks
  • Intercom capabilities

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    For the traditionalist

    Flowers, obviously

    It’s hard to go wrong with flowers. The Bouqs Co. offers a beautiful assortment of freshly cut, farm-to-table bouquet options. For the procrastinators among us, you can choose “Need it ASAP” for next-day delivery. The company also offers a flower delivery subscription program for anyone who wants to earn extra points throughout the year.

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    • Bouquets start at $39
    • Same-day delivery to select areas

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    Candy, of course

    Is there anything more classic than a heart-shaped chocolate sampler on Valentine’s Day? This can make a great add-on to a more personal gift.

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    • 18 pieces of milk chocolate truffles
    • Heart-shaped tin container

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    Jewelry for the big gestures

    We recommend this simple and versatile pendant from Kendra Scott that looks great but won’t break the bank.

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    • More than 20 stone variations to choose from
    • 15” dainty chain with lobster clasp and 2” extender

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    For the adventurer

    Go somewhere new

    Experiences often involve more than material possessions. If you have the budget and the vacation time, plan to whisk your favorite guy or gal away on a romantic trip. Consider wrapping up a passport holder, instant camera or luggage to reveal your trip.

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    amazonbasics hardside spinner suitcase
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    Try something new

    This date-night-in-a-box card set puts a fun gamified spin on date night. Draw a random card and challenge each other to go where it leads you.

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    • 100 idea cards
    • Highly rated

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    For the homebody

    Stay in with a game night

    For indoorsy couples, make it a night in with an epic game night. Check our favorite two-person games below and add some new titles to your collection.

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    exit the game
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    Cook them dinner

    Not all gestures have to be grand. A nice, home-cooked meal can be a wonderful gift and a great way to kick off a romantic night in. Shop our fave kitchen tools below to take your meal to the next level.

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    cravings cookbook
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    kitchenaid mixer
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    Self-care package

    Tell them you know they deserve a day off and pamper them with a massage, a day at the spa or some of our favorite self-care finds.

    zyllion shiatsu massager
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    biology dead sea mud mask
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    lifearound2angels bath bombs
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    For the true romantic

    Write a love letter

    You can’t buy love, but you can write it down — and make it look nice.

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    wordsworth and black fountain pen set
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    wax seal stamp
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    When all else fails

    Say it with a gift card

    If your love is happier shopping for themselves, grant their wish with a gift card or shopping spree.

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    by Jessica Render ConsumerAffairs Research Team

    As a member of the ConsumerAffairs research team, Jessica Render is dedicated to providing well-researched, valuable content designed to help consumers make informed purchase decisions they can feel confident making. She holds a degree in journalism from Oral Roberts University.