Love is in the air

Posted on Feb 12 2020

With Valentine’s Day just two days away and, with love in the air, here are some ideas to help you celebrate the day of hearts with the special person or people in your life.

Head to McDonald’s for a special breakfast meant for lovers and everyone else. Instead of the usual sausage, try breakfast with something different and new: the McChicken Biscuit and Chicken McGriddle.

Valentine’s day won’t be complete without flowers. Design Florist, located at the Cabrera Center on Beach Road in Garapan, has a selection of Valentine’s Day gifts that you can choose from. One dozen, half dozen, three red roses arrangements are available. You can be creative with your gift baskets with their large selection of stuffed toys, wine, fruits, chocolates and more. The store is open from Monday to Saturday, from 8:30am to 6pm, and Sunday from 9am to 12pm. For more information call, (670) 23405593 or (670) 235-8572

Let you love bloom and give a gift from Blossoms Floral Shop, located at J.E.T. Building in Gualo Rai, for that that lasting impression. See their many Valentine’s Day flower arrangements, goodie baskets, assortment of luscious chocolates, collection of bath & body products, balloons, stuffed animals, and other specialty gifts. They are open from Monday to Saturday from 8:30am to 6pm and Sunday from 8:30am to 1pm. For more information, call (670) 235-7271.

Before going on a date, make sure to get your car clean inside out for that memorable ride. Best Car Wash in Gualo Rai offers a car wash discount on Valentine’s Day. For big vehicles and sedan, it is $2 off regular price; for buses, it’s $5 off regular price.

Alamo, Enterprise, and National wants you to go places for the whole month of February with discounted vehicles for rent. You can rent a Toyota Corolla or a Toyota Yaris for only $39/day or $99 for three days. If you plan to bring the entire family or group of friends, get a Toyota Sienna for only $79 a day or $199 for three days or a Nissan Rogue for only $49 a day or $129 for three days. All rates are inclusive of CDW insurance, taxes and guaranteed no hidden charges. For more information, call Saipan International Airport branch at (670) 288-4400, Grandvrio branch at (670) 233-8339 and Garapan branch at (670) 233-0110

Put on your roller skates and have a unique date at the International Roller Skates, located at Winners Residence, Aetna Road in San Antonio. Have fun going around the skating rink, enjoy jumping on trampolines, play arcade games, or hang out at the snack bar and party room. The grand opening is on Feb. 15, 2020 with special performances from K-Pop bands direct from Korea. For more information, call (6700 235-2560 or (670) 235-3313

Triple J gives triple love with their Valentine’s Day Specials—meals that are good for two—starting today until Feb. 16, 2020. Enjoy two orders of soup of the day, two glasses of house wine, two medallion combo plates, baby back ribs or grilled salmon, four side items and two2 mini desserts at Tony Roma’s for only $85.

Go Italian for dinner at Capricciosa with delicious lobster, Neapolitan spaghetti, two orders of minestrone soup, two glasses of sparkling wine, and blueberry ice cream pizza for only $65.

Enjoy dining by the beach at Surf Club with 16 oz. T-Bone steak, six pieces of shrimps, two orders of soup of the day, two baked potatoes and two glasses of sparkling wine.

Seafood awaits lovers at Bubba Gump. For only $65, enjoy a seafood feast that includes Mama Blue’s fried shrimp, 9 oz. Certifies Angus Beef New York Striploin with succulent grilled shrimp and mashed potatoes, onion rings, New England Clam chowder, Alabama brownie, and a glass of cabernet sauvignon.

For sweet lovers, Great Harvest Bread Co. has éclair and cream puffs with blueberry or vanilla fillings. It is $1.25 each, $3.50 for three pieces, $6 for six pieces and $10 for a dozen.

Marianas Creations Café celebrates happy hour the whole day on Friday with $1 off on all alcoholic drinks. Have a round or two and see the works of art by local artists on display.

Have a fantastic local staycation at Saipan Vegas Golf Resort & Slot Club located on Middle Road in Chalan Lau Lau. For only $35 a night, enjoy the style and comfort of rooms with free WiFi and cable TV. This promo package includes a welcome drink at Bamboo Bar, $25 free play vouchers at the Saipan Vegas play room, free round of golf at Saipan Country Club and complimentary coffee and donut at Winchell’s. If couples book a room on Feb. 14 for two nights, the second night is free.

Grandvrio Resort will celebrate Valentine’s Day in a grand way, starting with a candlelit dinner from 5:30pm to 9pm at its Dolphin Restaurant. For only $99, have a glass of wine, salmon ceviche for appetizer, beef consommé soup, Caesar salad in parmesan cheese crust, and surf & turf with grilled steak and baked lobster and wash down their Valentine’s Day dessert with coffee or tea. If you want to go for all-you-can-eat seafood and barbecue dinner with unlimited drinks, go to Tropicana Restaurant from 5:30pm to 9pm. For reservations, call (670) 237-2527 or email

Docomo Pacific wants you to bundle your love with their phone and SmartWatch package. Get a Samsung Galaxy S10 plus Samsung Galaxy Active Watch 2 44 MM starting at $37.10 a month. For more information, call 688CARE or 488CARE or go to

Getting new appliances is always a good idea, especially this Valentine’s. Media Electric’s Valentine’s Day promotion offers 10% to 20% off on Midea aircon, AUX aircon, freezer, refrigerator, washer, LED items, rice cooker, electric fan, solar light, smart TV 32” to 55”, faucets, hardware, home appliances, rechargeable speakers and more. Installment payment is available. For more information, call (670) 234-0680 or (670) 285-0680.

Your one-stop shop, Taro Sue Corp., along Chalan Pale Arnold Road, Garapan, will have a Valentine’s Day sale on Feb. 14 to 15, with 20% to 50% discount on selected items. They are open from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5:30pm. For more information, call (670) 234-5417

Joeten Shopping Center is running a Valentine’s Day weeklong sale from Feb. 8 to 14. Enjoy 25% off on men’s shirts and pants, ladies dress, blouses, lingerie and skirts, frames and phot albums, houseware, rugs and linens, hairdryers and curlers, toys, handbags and wallets. Other items such as shoes and sandals, Seiko and Casio watches and cosmetics and fragrances are 20% off. There are more discounts on wine, beer, whiskey, chicken leg, Ace of Diamond tuna, Hoosier Pride Smoked picnic ham, butane gas and market and organic items. Visit four branches in Joeten Susupe, Garapan, Dandan and Kagman. For more information, call (670)234-6446

Bea Cabrera
Bea Cabrera, who holds a law degree, also has a bachelor's degree in mass communications. She has been exposed to multiple aspects of mass media, doing sales, marketing, copywriting, and photography.
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