5 Perfect & Fun Date Ideas For Couples That Won’t Break The Bank

Keep the romance alive with just PHP3,000!

Are you searching for perfect date ideas but still want to be mindful of your budget? Date nights don’t need to be extravagant. After all, what’s important is that you and your partner get to bond and spend time together.

perfect date ideas for couples on a budget

Date days on a budget can still be fun — what matters most is who you’re with.

This October, you can achieve romance on a budget with the help of Super Buy 1 Get 1 Deals at SM malls! Read on to find out more.

1. For the home buddies with fancy taste

Ooma Kimchi Gyoza and Shake Shack White Wine

Left - Ooma Kimchi Gyoza. (Photo from: @ooma_ph) Right - Shake Shack White Wine. (Photo from: @shakeshackph)

If you and your partner want to stay in but want to level up your date nights, why not order some wine and Japanese food as your main dish of the evening?

Enjoy a meal at Ooma, a restaurant that offers a bold yet still authentic take on Japanese cuisine. Throughout the month of October, the Kimchi Gyoza is on a buy one, get one promo for PHP310 that will tantalise your tastebuds. Pork, kimchi, and crispiness with every bite! Pair the gyoza with a glass of Shake Shack Wine, in Red or White, that you can get with a buy one, get one promo for PHP350.

2. For the sweet-toothed sweethearts

Mo Cookies Nutella Crinkle Palm

Mo Cookies Nutella Crinkle Palm. (Photo from: @mocookiesforyou)

Can’t get enough of sweet desserts? What better way than to share the sweetness and chewiness of cookies with your sweetheart this weekend? Whether it’s for an at-home movie session or a garden picnic, these sweet treats are a must-have.

Don’t miss Mo Cookies’ special deal this month: buy one, get one on Nutella Crinkle Palms for PHP175 from 15 to 31 October 2023.

3. For the kids-at-heart twosome

Couples who love to have fun — and enjoy a little friendly competition? These are matches made in heaven. If this sounds like you and your boo, then spending time at the arcade would be a perfect date idea for the both of you. 

Head over to World of FunSportszone Game Center, or Funtime at the SM mall nearest to you! You can buy 10 tokens and take 10 for free at just PHP65. With this, you and your partner can start your competition on a good note.

4. For the forever brunch buddies

Gram Cafe and Pancakes pancake

Gram Cafe and Pancakes pancake. (Photo from: @grampancakesph)

For the early risers who love a good cuppa and a hearty meal to start their day, we totally get wanting to spend most of our day in our partner’s company. If you and your sweetheart prefer brunch over dinner, then this one is for you.

Gram Cafe and Pancakes has two deals you’ll want to check out: buy one, get one on Coconut Custard Pancake for PHP345 or buy one, get one Apple Tea & Cream Pancake for PHP445. Both are available with a minimum purchase of PHP800. Did we mention that this cafe’s menu has cutely designed dishes that deserve a post on the ‘Gram?

5. For the Cupid-struck couples

Me&U Milktea Couple Shirt

Me&U Milktea Couple Shirt. (meandushop.com)

Take a cue from Korean dating culture by dressing in matching couple attire for your next date at the mall! These can be subtle, like ‘His’ and ‘Her’ versions of the same piece of clothing. If you want to proclaim your love loudly and proudly, then a pair of couple shirts would be right up your alley.

Sounds like you? Then look no further than Me & U, the first couple-themed retail store in the Philippines! The brand is offering a buy one, get one deal on Couple Shirts for only PHP599.

How to avail of these perfect date idea deals to up the romance

SM Deals Super Buy 1, Get 1 Deals redemption process

Follow these steps to redeem these deals.

You can enjoy these exclusive promos — and unlock even more deals by downloading the SM Malls Online app. You need to be a registered user of the app to be able to Swipe to Redeem the discount coupons. 

What are you waiting for? Get ready for a sweet bonding time with your partner without having to splurge with Super Buy 1, Get 1 Deals at SM.

Find more swoon-worthy date ideas and deals by checking out the SM Deals website and following them on Facebook and Instagram.

This story was made in partnership with SM Deals.

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