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MasterCard’s Guide to a Priceless Valentine’s Day for the Romantic Slacker

Roses are red

Violets are blue

Did you forget about February 14th?

MasterCard knows a few priceless experiences for two!

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So you forgot about Valentine’s Day? Not to worry, it’ll be our little secret.

MasterCard knows this better than anyone – experiences matter more than things. In fact, the MasterCard Valentine’s Day Index revealed majority of people are treating their loved ones to meals in restaurants (33%) and hotel stays (28%). The U.S. alone experienced an increase of 66% in spending at restaurants during the season of love while Canadians gravitated more towards travel and transportation spending, up 9%. Evidently it’s all about experiences across North America this Valentine’s Day and that is exactly why we couldn’t resist playing Cupid to make sure your special day is nothing short from priceless.

Go from slacker to romancer at the click of a button thanks to MasterCard’s Priceless Cities platform, which features exciting offers and experiences around the world. From Montreal to Miami, to New York and back again, MasterCard can help you sweep your Valentine off of his or her feet no matter where you are. Here’s a look at some of the most romantic experiences and offerings available in Priceless Cities across North America:


  • Montreal – Enjoy a unique dining experience and savor a variety of French cuisine with a taste of home downtown at Vallier.
  • Toronto – Live like a celebrity with a chef table for two at The Living Room restaurant at the A-lister Windsor Arms Hotel.

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  • Chicago – Take an intimate class at La Scuola di Eataly and learn about your favorite Italian food or wine.
  • Hawaii –Reserve the ultimate romantic dining experience at 53 By The Sea and indulge in a complimentary dessert at this five star restaurant with spectacular views of Waikiki Beach.
  • Los Angeles – View the city from a new perspective and take a hiking excursion that’s definitely worth adding to your bucket list.
  • Miami – See Miami sparkle on a private sunset or moonlight cruise.
  • New York – Experience chocolate from bean to bar at Raaka Chocolate for a tour and chocolate tasting for two.

Whether its love at first bite, play or site, MasterCard’s Priceless Cities program has you covered for unforgettable experiences and offerings this Valentine’s Day. So what are you waiting for Romeo? Your special day is only a few days away!