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Budget Date Ideas Under $20 ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Why let a tight budget rain on your parade? We're here to prove that you can still paint the town red without emptying your wallet! Brace yourself for a delightful dive into the realm of affordable romance, where you'll find a treasure trove of thrifty yet terrific date ideas guaranteed to keep both you and your sweetheart beaming with joy.


1. Paddle Into Romance with Kayaking

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Ready for some aquatic adventure? Rent a kayak from Ohana Beach House. Rates start at just $12 per hour for a sit-on-top-kayak or $15 per hour for a sea kayak. And if you prefer to stand and flex your balancing skills, stand-up paddleboards are also available to rent from $15.


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $12 per hour


2. Island Hopping Adventure

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Embark on a island-hopping adventure that includes St. Johnโ€™s Island, Lazarus Island, and Kusu Island, all for just $14 with these ferry tickets. Explore pristine beaches, discover unique flora and fauna, or simply soak up the sun on these picturesque islands.


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $14

โœ… Buy Tickets Here


3. Dance on Wheels at HiRoller Indoor Skating Rink

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Pasir Ris's HiRoller offers state-of-the-art experiences on both inline and roller skates. Picture this: disco lighting, thumping music, and you and your date dancing on wheels. A two-hour session starts from $12 on weekdays and $15 on weekends, with equipment rental available for $6. Book your sessions now for just $16 (2-hour session) including helmet, guards, and skate rental!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $12 on weekdays, $15 on weekends (excluding equipment rental)

โœ… Buy Tickets Here


4. Beer Bliss at Tiger Brewery

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Ready to sip, savour, and celebrate your love? Embark on a hoppy adventure with your partner at the Tiger Brewery Tour! Dive into the history of Tiger Beer, brew your connection as you tap your own pints, and toast to a day well spent at the Tiger Tavern. Tickets start at just $16.50, making it a beer-y fun date for the two of you.


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: $16

โœ… Buy Tickets Here


5. Artistic Adventure at Mochiart Studio

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No artistic skills? No problem! Embark on a colourful journey with your partner at Mochiart Art Studio. Choose from workshops like Fluid Bear Art, Canvas Art Jamming, Tote Bag Painting, and T-Shirt Painting. It's therapeutic, fun, and you'll even have snacks and drinks to keep your creative juices flowing. Book your session for just $15, making it a budget-friendly way to paint the town red (or any colour you fancy) together!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $15

โœ… Buy Tickets Here


6. Soar High with Kite-Flying

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Singapore offers a host of fantastic kite-flying spots. Head to Marina Barrage for sweeping cityscape views, or the lush expanses of East Coast Park. The best part? You don't need to pay an entry fee for these fantastic kite-flying spots. All you need to spend on are kites, which you can easily find on Shopee. So, let your love take flight without breaking the bank!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $3

โœ… Buy A Kite From Shopee Here


7. Sweat It Out at ActiveSG Gym

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With over 20 gyms islandwide, ActiveSG makes fitness affordable and accessible. Each gym boasts the usual suspects - treadmills, exercise bikes, weights, dumbells, and more. Your fit and fabulous date night awaits!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: $2.50 per entry


8. Visit the Adorable Goats at Hay Dairies

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Hay Dairies offers a delightful day out with the goats! Individuals or groups of less than 10 people can walk in and enjoy a free & easy tour around the premises. Witness the goat milking process, stroll around the farm at your own pace, and even get hands-on experience feeding the goats. It's an utterly charming experience!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Free


9. Pedal Through the City

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With apps like Anywheel, you can easily access affordable and reliable bike rentals, making it even more convenient to explore the best cycling routes in SG. Take your cycling adventures to Pulau Ubin or explore the city through cycling trips on Singapore's cycle connector parks. It's a fantastic way to connect with your partner and with nature!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $4 for 2 hours


10. Stroll Through Fort Canning Park

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Conveniently located near the MRT, Fort Canning Park is a serene oasis in the heart of the city. Explore history, admire the lush greenery, and enjoy each other's company in this enchanting park. The best things in life really are free!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Free


11. Craft Origami Together

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Stay in and bond over the art of origami. Create beautiful paper creations together - from swans to stars. There are countless origami tutorials online to guide you. Plus, you can easily find affordable origami paper on Shopee!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $1

โœ… Buy Origami Paper Here


12. Conquer Heights at Kinetics Climbing

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If you're up for an adventure that combines physical strength with conquering your fear of heights, Kinetics Climbing is the place to be. Unleash your inner daredevil with a variety of climbing options, including bouldering and top-rope climbing. Their unique walls cater to climbers of all levels, with routes frequently customized to suit your skills.


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: Starting from $19


13. DIY Pizza Night

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Assign a budget of $10 per person and use the money to buy your pizza topping ingredients. You can cheat and buy a ready-made pizza base (or a frozen prata base), if you prefer. Roll up your sleeves, unleash your inner chef, and craft your culinary masterpiece together. It's a hands-on, delicious date night that's sure to satisfy your taste buds and your hearts!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: $10 per person


14. Glide on Ice at Kallang Ice World

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Kallang Ice World offers a frosty escape that won't freeze your budget. Grab your partner's hand and glide gracefully on the ice. Whether you're twirling like a pro or clinging to the railing for dear life, it's a date idea that's worth every penny.


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: $18 for two hours


15. Game On at the Board Game Cafe

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Tucked away in Serangoon, Mosanco Settlers Cafe is a board game lover's paradise. For just $7 per person per hour, you and your date can explore a wide selection of curated games, from 2-player options to strategic co-ops. And here's the deal: to enjoy this affordable rate, simply order at least one tasty food or drink item. It's game night done right!


๐Ÿ’ฐ Cost: $7 per person per hour (with purchase of at least 1 food or drink item)


Final Notes

So there you have it, lovebirds! These affordable yet unforgettable experiences not only bring you closer but also remind you that love is priceless. So, don't let your budget dictate your romantic journey. Instead, let your hearts lead the way and savour every budget-friendly moment together. ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’‘


with Love,

The Dateideas Team

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