You’re on that all-important first date. Maybe you’re enjoying your dessert, but you’re also wondering… “Should I offer to pay? Will they offer to pay? Should I accept?”
“Who pays?” can be awkward, and there is, of course, no right answer. But wouldn’t it be nice if there was a dating site that helped with this discussion? Welcome to Jaunt. When you create a jaunt, you can just specify “Let’s go halves”. Or you can offer or request a “gift”. The gift can be dinner, tickets, or whatever you like.
Let’s give it a try – here are a couple of ideas to get you started.
Live music at Jazz Cafe in Camden:
Or perhaps something simpler – dinner at Nando’s:
So you live in the world’s greatest city, it’s summer, and there’s loads to do. Now you just need to find someone who shares your tastes and interests.
That’s where Jaunt comes in. Here’s a selection of things happening this weekend: if one takes your fancy, just click the “Jaunt this!” button to get started. Posting your first couple of jaunts is completely free.
- If you like music (and don’t mind crowds) the Lambeth country show in Brockwell Park is amazing, huge, and free
- On Saturday, Wembley Park hosts the International Busking Day
- Also on Saturday, if you have the stamina, you could join a walking tour of every street in Soho
- If you’re a jazz fan, head to one of London’s best venues, The Hideaway, for Sunday lunch with King Groovy and the Hornstars
- Or if that all seems a bit too much, try something simple
Tired of swiping, trawling through profiles, and receiving the same copy-and-pasted messages?
Jaunt – a service about to launch in the UK – does things differently. Instead of browsing profiles, you browse jaunts. A jaunt is a suggestion for a date, along with a suggested gift (either a gift offered or requested). So a jaunt might be:
- “Anyone want to see Erykah Badu in Brixton? (Gift offered: free ticket)”
- “Take me out for sushi! (Gift requested: dinner and drinks)”
- “I just fancy a Friday night in the pub – how about you? (Gift offered: drinks and peanuts)”