Top 5 Romantic Destinations & Gift Giving Tips

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If there is one constant in life, during good times or tough times, people fall in love. They get married, they go on honeymoons, or they celebrate special intimate celebrations at a memorable destination.

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, and others may be thinking of honeymoon destinations for the rush of springtime weddings, we wanted to give you some vital information on some places and gift ideas we like best.

Where to start? Travelers these days are ready for a different experience and magic moments that could last a lifetime. The bolder, the better, a different language, culture, and food, can all contribute to adding a thrill beyond the company of your significant other.

And that’s the spirit of this special installment from our news team at "The Service." Read on for our tips!

1. The Caribbean

Soak up the sun! Linked to some of the world's most mystical folklore, the Caribbean is a perfect destination for lovers. Great activities and perfect weather for it -- Tennis, golf, water sports. It is all just a short walk outside your hotel room. With thousands of miles of uninhabited beaches, your island paradise vacation awaits!

Editor’s Picks Include:

  • Fly United Airlines to the Caribbean: Up to 5% OFF

  • Fly JetBlue Airways to the Caribbean: 5% OFF + Two FREE bags

  • Get a room at Couples Resorts: Up to 15% OFF

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2. Snow Adventures

Does anyone want a white getaway? You bet! With the Winter Olympics one month away, the eyes of the world are turning to winter sports. For Veterans Advantage travelers, that means great ski destinations across America.

Some of us like the let it snow because it's time to hit the slopes! Create your ski/snowboarding vacation now.

Editor’s Picks Include:

  • Mount Snow, Vermont

  • Telluride, Colorado

  • Killington, Vermont

  • Big Bear Mountain, California

  • Snowbird Ski Resort, Utah

VetRewards Members: Learn more about our new ski lift discounts here. You can also save up to 40% OFF member deals at hotels and resorts here, and get lodging near the mountain of your choice.

3. Flowers, Gift Baskets, Chocolates

Nothing warms the heart of a special someone in your life than an elegant bouquet of flowers, personalized gift basket, or yummy box of chocolate treats.

With our exclusive 30% discounts for Veterans Advantage members enrolled in VetRewards, you can shop online or phone your order in without the stress of having to shop around. These are the best prices available.

Editor’s Picks Include:

  • 1800Flowers

  • 1800Baskets

  • Cheryl’s Gourmet Cookies

  • Harry & David

  • Simply Chocolate

  • & More!

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4. Hawaii

There is no place quite like Hawaii. From beaches of every color to soaring volcanoes to lush jungles to urban streets, find your paradise on one of the Hawaii islands. You have many options to choose from, from money-saving deals to traveling in luxury.

The Hawaiian Archipelago comprises eighteen islands and spans across a distance of 1,500 miles (2,400 km), but is best known for six key spots: Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Natives born to the island enjoy the longest life-expectancy of any other state in the country, and its no surprise. This history, grandeur, weather, and romance of the island is the envy of travelers around the world.

Editor’s Picks Include:

  • Oahu

  • The Big Island

  • Maui

  • Kauai

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You can also save up to 40% OFF member deals at hotels and resorts here, and get lodging at the destination of your choice.

5. Honorable Mention: Apple

Yes, you read that right -- get your loved one a computer!

Nothing speaks cool better than a new Apple MacBook laptop computer. They are sleek, stylish, and have transcended technology today to become a very personal gift.

As Apple says, its new MacBook Pro is “razor thin, feather-light, and even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display ever.”

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