Irish 'spend least' on Valentine's breaks - survey

Irish couples are the least romantic about Valentine’s Day judging by how much they spend on weekend breaks to celebrate the occasion, according to a survey.

Irish couples are the least romantic about Valentine’s Day judging by how much they spend on weekend breaks to celebrate the occasion, according to a survey.

The Spanish, French, Italians and Germans fork out far more on special Valentine’s breaks than Irish tourists, the poll by lastminute.com showed.

Irish couples spend just €160 and UK couples only £145 (€175) compared with the Spanish figure of €261.

The French (€250), Italians (€210) and Germans (€180) also outspend the Irish, the survey revealed.

For Irish couples travelling abroad, the top Valentine’s Day destination is Barcelona, according to the survey.

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