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How much to spend on your Valentine and what to get?

 

Well, men want food and women want jewelry and the average person in a relationship expects to spend $226, according to a new national survey by retailmenot.com, a coupon site.

More info from the survey:

Men will spend an average of $287 while women will spend $164.

Not surprisingly, more than 35% of people in relationships would treat their partners to a luxury vacation if money was no object.

• 28% of men would like to receive a meal, compared with 13% of women.

• 19% of men would like to receive tickets to an event, compared with 7% of women.

• 24% of women would prefer jewelry, compared to 15% of men who would want bling.

• 14% of women would prefer to receive a floral tribute, compared to 6% of the men.

For the survey, 1,000 people over age 18 were interviewed between Jan. 24-30

 

What would you spend? What are you going to get your significant other?