Here's How to Find The Perfect Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift

If you still haven't bought a gift, fear not: we have tips to keep you out of the dog house.


The countdown is on to find the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your loved one.

According to, a staggering 30 percent of people wait until the very last day to pick out a present for their partner. 

But if you still haven't bought a gift, fear not: we have tips and ideas to keep you out of the dog house.

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To show how simple it can be to find the right present, lifestyle expert Rebekah George helped Ben Jones as he shopped for his wife of four months.

When she asked him what he bought her last year, Jones couldn't remember - and neither could his wife.

"Oh, that's not good," George told him. "But I can help."

She showed him how to use RetailMeNot's shopping app, which sends alerts about nearby deals straight to his phone.

Jones was alerted to a deal at a nearby florist.

George told him that he doesn't need to buy roses, and instead suggested he purchase a mixture of his wife's favorite flowers and his favorite flowers.

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And how much should you spend on the perfect gift?

A RetailMeNot survey found that the average married couple spends $128 on Valentine's Day, George said. People who are single or who are just starting to date spend an average of $37.

For more information about RetailMeNot, visit their website here.

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