It’s that time of the year again—the search for the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas is on! Forget the traditional flowers and chocolates and go for unique Valentine’s gifts this year say, travel items?

We know how much you’re itching to travel again since the pandemic broke in 2019. Good thing, some borders are opening up again for tourists. So why not ask your significant other to go on a trip together? But if you’re too shy to ask your S.O. directly, we got you covered! 

Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter in Your Life

Here are the top 10 Valentine gifts for girlfriend and boyfriend that will tell your partner you want to travel without telling them you want to travel.

  1. Date Night Bucket List
  2. Personalized Couple Bathrobes
  3. Retro Sunglasses
  4. Travel Bag
  5. Coffee Candles
  6. Matcha Kit
  7. Passport Holder
  8. A Romantic Staycation
  9. Dinner Date
  10. Disposable Film Camera

What’s inside this blog?

1. Date Night Bucket List

Date night bucket list

If you’re tired of the same old movie dates, you can spice things up this year with these unique Valentine’s gifts date night ideas in the form of wooden sticks. This date night bucket list kit includes several cute date ideas printed on birch wood sticks. Once you’ve done each experience, write the date on the back of the stick with the official bucket list pencil.  With this bucket list kit, you’ll never find yourself asking “what should we do for date night?” Now this sounds like an awesome Valentines day gift for him or her, right?

Where to buy: Uncommon Goods, P1,075

2. Personalized Couple Bathrobes

bathrobe valentine's day gift ideas

Any traveler will love this personalized bathrobe that packs light, is super comfy, and will keep you warm. These Valentine’s gifts for her or him will come in handy in case you and your bae push that much-awaited trip, because not every hotel has a bathrobe.

Where to buy: @hour_home

3. Retro Sunglasses

sunglasses valentine's day gift ideas

While sunglasses can be casually worn on a usual brunch date, these frames are bought mostly for travel purposes. So what better way to tell your bae indirectly you want to go on a beach trip than giving him a pair of sunglasses as your Valentine gift?

Where to buy: Sunnies Studios, P499

4. Travel Bag

travel bag valentine's day gift ideas

Want to go on a hiking or a backpacking trip with your bae? A customized travel backpack is one of the most ideal Valentines day gifts for him or her. This custom made backpack has lots of pockets where you can put all your gadgets, clothes, and more! The best thing about this Valentines day gift idea is that, this backpack is expandable perfect for wherever you plan to go whether it’s a day hike or weeklong backpacking.

Where to buy: Exo Nomad

5. Coffee Candles

coffee candles valentine's day gift ideas

If you want to travel to Batangas, Benguet, or Davao with your bae, this Valentines idea could work wonders in your favor!

These candles will definitely make you crave some cup of joe thanks to its aromatic coffee scents. According to Sunday Zen PH, with a coffee-scented candle, you can enjoy the same benefits of that rich and robust coffee scent without having to even make coffee. This coffee candle makes a great addition to the curated Valentines gift box you’ll give to your bae. This is really a unique Valentine’s gift idea if you want something out-of-the-box.

Where to buy: @sundayzenph

6. Matcha Kit

matcha kit valentine's day gift ideas

Another awesome Valentine gift to give your bae is this matcha kit from Tea Klub. They sell premium organic ceremonial matcha and hojicha from Japan. If you want to visit the Land of the Rising Sun, this matcha kit is the perfect Valentine gift for boyfriend or girlfriend as it will definitely remind them of Japan! How low-key could this get?

Where to buy: @theteaklub, P650

7. Passport Holder

passport holder valentine's day gift ideas

Nothing screams travel more than a passport holder, eh? If your bae travels internationally often, then chances are, their passports are pretty beat up. One of the best Valentines gifts for her or him is a leather passport holder. Not only is this Valentine gift classy but it also gives enough protection to their passports without being too bulky.

Where to buy: @nami.leather

8. A Romantic Staycation

romantic staycation valentine's day gift ideas

Why wait for your S.O. to take you on a staycation if you can make it as your Valentine surprise for your bae? Treat your S.O. to a sweet staycation and spend the day by yourself. After all, it’s not the material Valentines Day gifts that make the occasion special but your time together. 

But wait, there’s more! To make this day extra special, we want you to enjoy a romantic staycation for less!

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Where to book: ZEN Rooms, Starting at P650/night

9. Dinner Date

dinner date valentine's day gift ideas

If you still can’t think of nice Valentine surprises, a romantic candlelit dinner date always does the trick. Whether you want it al-fresco by the beach or in a garden restaurant, indulging on good food in a nice place with your S.O., it will instantly be a romantic and memorable night. But just a reminder though, if a dinner date is what you’re planning as the Valentine gift for girlfriend or boyfriend, make sure to book your reservations as early as possible.

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10. Disposable Film Camera

disposable film camera valentine's day gift ideas

If you’re planning to give DIY Valentine gifts, might as well add this super aesthetic disposable film camera to your list. If you want to let your bae know it’s time to create new travel memories together indirectly, this is one of the best Valentine day gifts to consider.

Where to buy: The Lula Club, P949

Frequently Asked Questions About Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Q: What is the best gift for Valentine’s Day?
A: Looking for the best Valentine Day gifts? Here are the top 10 Valentine gifts for girlfriend and boyfriend that will tell your partner you want to travel without telling them you want to travel.

  1. Date Night Bucket List
  2. Personalized Couple Bathrobes
  3. Retro Sunglasses
  4. Travel Bag
  5. Coffee Candles
  6. Matcha Kit
  7. Passport Holder
  8. A Romantic Staycation
  9. Dinner Date
  10. Disposable Film Camera

Q: What should I gift my boyfriend on Valentines Day?
A: Still thinking of the best Valentine gift for boyfriend? Here are the best Valentines day gifts for him:

  1. Cord organizer
  2. Travel bag
  3. Sunglasses
  4. Coffee maker
  5. Valentine’s Day card

Q: What should I gift my girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?
A: Still thinking of the best Valentine gift for girlfriend? Here are the best Valentines gifts for her:

  1. Travel bag
  2. Flowers
  3. Chocolates
  4. Staycation
  5. Dinner date
  6. Instant film camera
  7. Pastries

Q: How can I surprise my girlfriend on Valentines Day?
A: There are so many ways to plan Valentine’s Day surprises. Here are some of our recommendations on how you can surprise her:

  1. Plan an outdoor adventure
  2. Go somewhere you both have never been to before
  3. Take her to a music event or art show
  4. Cook her some food and go camping under the stars
  5. Have a picnic

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