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Alternative Valentine’s Day ideas

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Valentine's day doesn't all have to be about couples! You can get involved in this special day even if you’re single, celebrate with your friends or family, it'a all about sharing the love. Here are some ways you can use your NUS card to have a great alternative Valentine’s Day!


Enjoy a meal out with friends!




Whether you want to wine and dine your girls, or go on a lad’s meal out, it’s a great way to celebrate what this day is about – love. Show your friends how much you appreciate them by enjoying a meal out together.




You can get a whopping 25% off at Prezzo Sunday – Thursday, but not on Valentine’s Day after 6pm. You’ll need one NUS card per four people, so make sure in larger groups you all have one!


At Pizza Express you can get a massive 40% off your food and drink bill on Mondays and Tuesdays, and 20% off on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. You’ll need one card per ten people.




Frankie & Benny’s are offering 20% off your food bill when you buy two or more main courses from the main menu. This discount can be applied to a max of six people.




At Ed’s Easy Diner they’re offering a BOGOF offer on Breakfast and Mains with an NUS card. This discount is valid on a maximum party of eight people.




At Chiquito, you can get 25% off when you order two or more main meal from the main menu when you present your NUS card.



Pamper night at home




The most important person to love is yourself, so why not enjoy a pamper night? You can do this alone, or with friends.




You can go into a Superdrug store, where you can get 10% off, and pick up some skin care lotions and face masks to relax in. You might also want to visit Nails Inc to get 10% off all nail polish, so you can chill out and paint your nails!




What better way to enjoy a night at home than a pizza? At Domino’s Pizza, you can get 25% off online if you spend £25 – perfect for if you have a few friends round.


Shopping trip




Nothing quite says a date with friends like taking your pals on a shopping trip. You can get 12% off a 16-25 Railcard, meaning you guys could take the train to somewhere new for your shopping trip for a third of the price!




With discounts at places like New Look (10% off), Oasis (10% off), Miss Selfridge (10% off), Claire’s Accessories (15% off), and Accessorize (10% off), you’ll be able to enjoy a great shopping trip with your friends, at a discounted rate!


Gaming night




You might want to enjoy a night in with a new game, or an old favourite. You can browse the Zavvi website for a new game or console to play, and you can get 10% off with an NUS card! Also, pizza is a must – remember to check out the Domino’s offer!



No matter how you choose to spend Valentine’s Day, remember that you are the most important person, and to love yourself first!


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