The Executive Vice President of the Association of Floral Importers of Florida in America, Christine Boldt said, “Because more planes are needed to bring the roses into the U.S., we pay more for air freight as additional planes have to be used for the additional shipping volume,” Boldt says.I know, I know what you are thinking, how can you put a price tag on love and companionship??
According to some figures thrown about, the average woman will spend £2,000 before she finds her Mr. It is not just expected, but almost demanded, that couples go out on this pseudo-holiday for lovers.
So why do the prices for roses and meals out suddenly jump or increase just for one night a year?
When you think about it, it is a wonder any of us ever got together, let alone married.
Dating Costs It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to calculate where you may be spending money on dating.
Naturally there is the cost of a meal if you take someone out to eat, possibly flowers if you decide to buy them flowers, cards if you send or give cards, but there also are some “hidden” expenses.
Some of these costs are things like just getting ready for the date.
By showing an interest in these three digits, people are probably being smart rather than shallow, says Jeffrey Hall, associate professor of communications at the University of Kansas.
“Finances, education, and job prospects all factor into the value of a potential mate,” he says.
Supply and demand come into play for some things, like flowers.
More people will be buying roses for Valentines Day, so florists and growers need to make sure they have more on hand.
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