What is your ideal date? From choosing the perfect destination, to that all-important outfit, we all want to impress on a date. But what about our finances?
A recent study has revealed the average cost of dating around the world, with costs ranging from £71.40 in Madrid to a purse stretching £119.42 in NYC.
We understand that’s a lot of money, especially if you’re an online dating enthusiast and have numerous dates every month.
So just what do you get for your money - the study is based on two cinema tickets, a meal for two, a drink each and a taxi ride home...
Offer code for hallam fm dating MADRID Meet Someone Special For Less With 20% Off Hallam FM Dating
- 2 cinema tickets: £12.91
- Meal for 2: £37.96
- Drinks: £9.90
- Taxi: £10.63
Total cost £71.40
Budget option: With stunning grounds and amazing artwork, Madrid’s Royal palace is a perfect setting for a date and entry is from only £8
Splurge: Explore Madrid on two wheels – Segway! Three hours costs around £49
Offer code for hallam fm dating ROME Meet Someone Special For Less With 20% Off Hallam FM Dating
- 2 cinema tickets: £12.90
- Meal for 2: £43.28
- Drinks: £10.70
- Taxi: £15.94
Total cost £82.82
Budget option: Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain before grabbing an authentic Spanish coffee in one of the nearby cafes.
Splurge: Catch a game at Stadio Olimpico, assuming you’re both football fans of course!
Offer code for hallam fm dating PARIS Meet Someone Special For Less With 20% Off Hallam FM Dating
- 2 cinema tickets: £15.17
- Meal for 2: £49.31
- Drinks: £12.88
- Taxi: £12.89
Total cost £90.25
Budget option: Add a lock to the many on the railings of Parisian Bridges. In years to come you could return to try and find it.
Splurge: Dinner is served – at the top of the Eiffel Tower!
If you’re not afraid of heights then enjoy dinner at the famous 58 Tour Eiffel - a luxury dinner and window seat will set your back £114
Offer code for hallam fm dating NEW YORK Meet Someone Special For Less With 20% Off Hallam FM Dating
- 2 cinema tickets: £18.58
- Meal for 2: £73.64
- Drinks: £13.93
- Taxi: £13.27
Total cost £119.42
Budget option: Enjoy a stroll through Central Park, visit iconic venues from some of your favourite films and go to the Top Of The Rock at night – the possibilities are endless.
Splurge: Charter a helicopter - you’ll be able to see the sights of New York from the sky and all the famous landmarks.
Offer code for hallam fm dating LONDON Meet Someone Special For Less With 20% Off Hallam FM Dating
- 2 cinema tickets: £23
- Meal for 2: £66
- Drinks: £13.41
- Taxi: £14
Total cost £116.41
Budget option: There are plenty of free attraction in the capital – The Natural History Museum, National Portrait Gallery and Tate Modern are just a few.
Splurge: Afternoon tea after a spot of sightseeing? Nothing says tea like Claridge’s - around £50pp.