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5 Last Minute Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Do you find that Valentine’s Day creeps up on you unexpectedly? Suddenly, you find yourself under pressure to produce a meaningful gift in a short time. The pressure can get to the best of us, but don’t panic. Empire Rent A Car has some tricks up its sleeve. In this post, we cover five last-minute ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

5 Last Minute Ways To Celebrate Valentine's Day

1. Prepare a Romantic Road Trip

Rent a nice car and take your honey on a romantic trip to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. You can make it a spontaneous adventure as you hit the road with no real itinerary. You can also put together a complex scavenger hunt that takes you around to all the meaningful places you’ve spent time together. Or, simply upgrade your vehicle and take your loved one out on the town for a nice evening.

2. Make a Coupon Book

If you are the creative type, why not make a coupon book? Get some colorful paper together and make a little booklet containing love coupons. For example, you can include a 30-minute massage, snuggle time and a movie, or tackling household chores usually done by your partner. Whatever you include, make sure that the items are specific and meaningful to the person receiving them. Who says homemade gifts aren’t some of the best?

3. Plan a Romantic Evening at Home

Is everything booked? Or maybe you just don’t want to go out to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the holiday from home. Lay out a blanket in front of the fire and enjoy wine and a charcuterie board. Make it a movie night by watching movies or re-enacting them together. Another idea is to purchase an adult game made for intimate partners. After all, you certainly can’t do that in a restaurant or at the movies!

4. Go for a Weekend Get-a-Way

Last-minute or not, you can contact Empire for a rental SUV to get a reservation. You can also call around to nearby hotels, resorts, or bed-and-breakfast establishments to see if they have any openings. Just because you haven’t already planned doesn’t mean there isn’t availability. What are you waiting for? Pick up the phone, tell your mate to pack a bag, and head out for a romantic weekend get-a-way.

5. Tackle Your Honey-Do List

Do you have an ever-growing list of honey-do items that never seem to go away? Why not provide that as a gift to celebrate Valentine’s Day? If equipment is holding you up, you can always rent a truck and some tools. Do you have the supplies? Then get as much done as you can for your sweetie to show your love. If not, make some calls and get what you need to get the jobs done. 

Let Us Help You Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Don’t let procrastination get you down when it comes to Valentine’s Day! You still have time to act and have a great day with your loved one. Empire Rent A Car has locations in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Long Island, and more. Check out our inventory, specials, and reviews. Then call (800) 750-8782 to reserve your rental.