Valentine's Day 2020: The BEST last minute gift ideas

Cheap last minute Valentine's gifts for 2020

Stuck for a Valentine's Day 2020 present for your boyfriend or girlfriend? We got you.

Here's a countdown of the BEST last minute gift ideas for Valentines.

Plus, these ideas won't break the bank either while not making you lot like a cheapskate. WIN.


Amazon Handmade

Order a bespoke gift for your mum online via Amazon Handmade, the new section of the website offering customised gifts from cards to jewellery. Depending on the product and ordering time, it can be with you the very next day.

Even more customisables

The Gift Experience has loads of real cool customisable gifts from bookmarks to cushions, just for Valentine's Day. Standard delivery is 2-3 working days while orders placed before 2:30pm are eligible for next day delivery. There are also evouchers which can be issued by email within 24 hours. Bonus: They offer a 10% student discount with a valid Student Beans iD.


Recreate your first date

Take your loved one back on your first date. A real winner. Assuming, of course, your first date wasn't a total disaster... but then if it was, this time you can try and get it right.

Make a scavenger hunt

Get creative and come truly memorable and completely original last second Valentine's Day present with a homemade treasure or scavenger hunt. Write some clues and lead your other half to special places that mean something to you both, end with a surprise!

Last minute tickets

London Theatre Direct offers cut price deals and discount last minute tickets on West End musicals, plays, shows, opera, ballet and more attractions across the capital. You can purchase tickets or vouchers up to just hours before performances begin.


Bake something

Another option for a brilliant last minute valentines gift for either him or her is to make something sweet! There are so many easy student recipes online that you're sure to find something suitable to whip up.

Homemade hamper

A great present for either him or or her: Make your own custom hamper for your loved one packed full with their favourite things. It could be tasty goodies like chocolates, perhaps pampering beauty products or even some sexy treats for you both to enjoy together.

About the author: Thomas Brella

Thomas Brella is the founder of Student Hacks, starting the website in 2013 while studying at the University of Brighton to share tips and tricks on life as a cash-strapped student. He's now spent over 10 years scoping out the best ways to live on a budget

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