Last minute Valentine’s Day getaways
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to whisk your loved one off on a romantic mini-break. Whether in Britain or further afield, a city break or a rural idyll, there’s a romantic getaway for everyone.
The Lake District
The windswept romance of the Lake District is hard to beat. You can’t help but fall head-over-heels for the spectacular scenery and heart-stopping views, guaranteed to warm up the coldest of souls. From charming stately manor house hotels to intimate inns, there’s something for everyone on LastMinute.com, and you’ll get up to 3x points between 31 January and 20 February). Why not treat yourself to an indulgent spa so you can rejuvenate after a day's walking and relax knowing you’ve picked up extra points for doing so?
Chocolate-box cottages, log fires, quaint village pubs; the Cotswolds tick all the romantic boxes. Whether you’re looking for a snug BnB or a luxurious country house setting complete with four poster bed, Expedia has romance covered with a wide range of accommodation and you can pick up Nectar points when you go through Nectar.com (get double points between 31 January and 20 February, that’s 4 points per £1 spent).
Take the stress out of getting there by leaving the car at home and taking the train. Great Western Railway serve the area around the Cotswolds, including Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucester which can earn you a 1,000 bonus points if you book before 20 February.
With its cobbled streets and medieval buildings, this Belgian city is the perfect place for an idyllic weekend away. Don’t miss a trip up the famous belfry for spectacular views across the city or people watch over delicious food in the Markt. Expedia has some fantastic offers on flights and accommodation, from small hotels with boutique-charm to luxurious suites. Plus, you can pick up points if you click through Nectar.com. What’s not to love?
The City of Lights is a natural - some may say obvious - choice for a romantic break and for very good reason. Whether it’s strolling along the Seine, snuggling up in a cosy bar with a glass of vin rouge or soaking up the culture at the many art galleries and museums, it’s impossible not to get swept up in the glamour of Paris. You will also love being able to spend your Nectar points to get money off Eurostar bookings.
It might not top of many people’s romantic getaways list, but it won’t take you long to fall in love with the many charms of this vibrant, young-at-heart city. From fine dining, live music and comedy, Glasgow’s sparkling nightlife will set pulses racing. LNER and Virgin Trains both go to Glasgow Central and linking your Nectar card when you book you’ll collect Nectar points on every booking (plus get 1,000 bonus points if you book between 31 January and 6 February). Or look into flight and hotel offers from Expedia and pick up Nectar points for evert pound you spend. However you get there, you’ll be reluctant to leave.