10 Tips to Create a Romantic Airport Valentine's Day

Updated: Jun 21, 2018

Before you head off to the airport, tuck away any or all of these surprise gifts in her luggage for Valentine's Day to win her heart! Or just sneak away to the duty free store to shop their merchandise before you take off from the airport!

In case you haven’t been picking up on the subtle hints your girlfriend has been emailing you or sweetly whispering into your ear, here’s the message loud and clear: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! And thanks to President’s Day, this year’s Valentine’s weekend is one day longer, perfect for that romantic fly-away from your local airport!

What’s in your luggage? A bag full of love that she will never guess you had planned!

1. Start with this Jet Set Travel Large Metallic Leather Smartphone Wristlet by Michael Kors - $108

This metallic leather wristlet is just what your favorite woman needs on Valentine's Day. Whether she’s at home or traipsing through multiple airports on business, she will thank you for this shimmery gift to hold her essentials with stylish ease.

2. Add in this Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief - $52

Your special lady will glow on the go with this hydrating cream-gel. This rock star skincare product will quench her thirsty skin in preparation for hours of sitting on the plane or airport delays - without leaving a heavy layer of product. Your lady will feel revived and energized as you head off on to your Valentine's Day weekend of romance.

3. Continue the glow by adding in Kiehl’s In-Flight Refreshing Facial Mist - $27

One spritz detoxifies and purifies skin, instantly reviving irritation caused by in-flight conditions. Plus, it is a nice pick-me-up to refresh and relax as she wakes up after a short snooze upon landing at your destination airport for your Valentine's Day weekend. Your jet set lady will love how this refreshing facial mist preserves skin moisture and improves overall texture, keeping her complexion feeling soft and smooth. And bonus! Kiehl’s In-Flight Refreshing Facial Mist’s blend of lavender, geranium and rosemary essential oils protect skin from common germs – a plus when stuck at busy airports.

4. Lowry Sunglasses in Whiskey Tortoise by Warby Parker - $95

Every woman needs a good pair of sunglasses to protect her eyes and her skin and look fabulous walking through the airport and on the plane. These eye-catching shades help her fly in style - and hide any signs of jet lag. The bold spacious frame with a straight brow adds a punch of panache to your beautiful lady and will compliment most face shapes perfectly. Or just sneak away to select another great designer pair at the airport duty-free shop before you board your flight to show her how much you love her this Valentine's Day.

5. Jewelry meets airport tech gadget with these unique Gold Earbud by Happy Plugs - $24.99

Nothing sets the mood like music to a Valentine's Day getaway, so why not build her a soundtrack she will always remember? Download some of your favorite-shared romantic tracks before you get to the airport to show how much she means to you. She will be delighted by your thoughtfulness and even more thrilled when you add these lux earbuds. Gold earbuds will keep her feeling sexy and remind her of your trip long after the weekend is over. (P.S. If you really want to splurge, for $14,500 you can shock her with these 18-Carat Gold Earbud by Happy Plugs, handmade exclusively in the heart of Stockholm, and guaranteed to make her weak in the knees.)

These 5 Surprises Keep the Romance Going after You Land at Your Destination Airport!

1. Moët & Chardon Imperial Brut - $51

Bubbles are always a good idea. Celebrate your arrival in style with the bright fruitiness, seductive palate and elegant maturity of Moet & Chandon. Created in 1869, this iconic brand of champagne elevates any occasion without breaking the bank. Easy to pick up at the airport duty-free store! Don’t forget to call ahead to your hotel for chilled strawberries to complement this bottle for your Valentine.

2. Personalized M&M Chocolates – prices vary

Chocolate is a known aphrodisiac and the perfect compliment to champagne and strawberries. Why not take it to the next level and share personalized M&M’s? You can add your names, the date of the weekend or even a picture to your special batch and choose a Valentine color palette or something more personal like the colors of your favorite shared football team. Munch on these all weekend and be sure to leave a few back at home so she can continue to enjoy them when you get back to reality.

3. Relax with his and her massages

Even in the happiest and healthiest of relationships, outside stress like jobs and families can put a damper on your couple mojo. Disconnecting to focus on one another is important, so why not arrange for a quiet, low-key couples massage? Be sure to call ahead of time because you know everyone is going to be thinking the same thing here, and slots are sure to fill up fast.

Insider Tips: In case you get delayed at the airport, many offer spas and massages that can keep you calm and relaxed during any flight disruptions.

4. Plan ahead and pack these personalized His and Hers Spa Robes - $69.95 each

Drape yourself in luxury in these comfy personalized robes as you enjoy your champagne and relax together and relax after your spa time. Your lucky lady will feel extra special with this gift that she can enjoy throughout the weekend and long after you’ve returned home. Best part is that she’ll think of the memories you made together every time she cozies up in it.

5. Say “I Love You” with a rose petal scavenger hunt

Buy rose petals at the florist and make a scavenger hunt for her around the hotel room, with notes inscribed with all with reasons why she’s wonderful, hot, sexy, smart, beautiful and the most loved woman in the world! Or, add them to a nice, warm shared candle-lit bath.

So we’ve helped you figure out all the hard stuff…now you just have to choose a destination, select your airport (many secondary markets offer better flight deals than major airports) and book your trip! The most important tip to remember about Valentine’s Day is that no matter what you spend or what you do, make it special for her - and celebrate your love together!


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