Patti Roth

Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com. Send your cheap tips to her at info@fortlauderdaleonthecheap.com.

Apr 042014
 

Quiznos is celebrating the return of the lobster and seafood salad sandwich and salad with a coupon good for any flavor or sub or salad (excludes create your own menu). With this printable coupon, get $1 off a regular or large sub or large salad.

The coupon is good through April 18.

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Mar 292014
 

lego-helicopterLego stores in Aventura and Sunrise offer a free project for kids to build and keep. The free Lego Monthly Model Mini Build event is usually the first Tuesday of the month. The event is for youngsters ages 6  to 14.

The project for April 1 is a helicopter.

Lego stores are at the Sawgrass Mills mall, 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, 954-514-5806, and Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., 305-792-7395

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Mar 122014
 

Opportunities for discount rates at lots of hotels and resorts in Florida are featured on our site’s travel deals page.

Here are some of this week’s deals, including Palm Beach, Orlando and South Beach.

More travel deals in Florida and around the world are featured in Groupon Getaways and Living Social Escapes.

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Feb 042014
 

outback redDine-in guests receive $4 off two lunch entrees in a deal offered at participating Outback restaurants.

The deal is valid to March 2, and requires guests to submit their email address online.

In return, receive a coupon for the lunch discount.

Participation may vary among restaurants.

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Jan 052014
 

nikelodeon resortHotels and resorts in  South Beach, The Florida Panhandle and Orlando are among a wide variety of vacation deals offered by Groupon Getaways.

More Florida deals are featured on our travel deals page.

Many of the travel deals are discounts of about 40% to 50%, or more.

Here are a few of this week’s Groupon travel deals in Florida.

More Florida deals are featured on our travel deals page.

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Jan 042014
 

senior-walgreens_thumb1Shoppers age 55 and older and those who belong to AARP are treated to extra Senior Savings  discounts  at Walgreens.

Senior Savings Day events, the first Tuesdays of most months, offer 20% discounts on select house brands, including Walgreens, W Brand and Nice! products, and  15% off many other products. The offer is for shoppers who signed up for the stores’ Balance Rewards program, which is free, and for AARP members. Some restrictions and exceptions apply.

The Senior Savings Day includes 15% discounts on online purchases, with coupon code SENIOR15.

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Dec 182013
 

GiftsIf you’re looking for holiday shopping deals, various restaurants are offering bonus incentives for gift purchases.

Some other types of merchants also offer similar deals.

Generally, the deals feature an extra gift card as a bonus with an eligible purchase of gift cards.  Usually, the bonus cards hold some restrictions on when they are eligible to be redeemed.

For some of these deals, restrictions apply. Some bonus gift cards are offered only with purchases online, or only with purchases in the restaurants.

Here are an assortment of bonus card deals.

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Nov 132013
 

g siestaDiscounts at various resorts and hotels in Florida, including Orlando, the Florida Keys, and Siesta Key, are  featured this week on the travel deals page.

Some of the discounts in Florida and around the globe  are about 40% to 50%, or more.

Here are just some some of the many  Florida deals offered this week from Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others.

More vacation  deals in Florida and around the world are featured on our travel deals page.

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Oct 292013
 

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Vacation deals in Key Largo and Doral Golf Resort and Spa in South Florida are among the vacation deals  in Florida  and around the world offered this week, and showcased on our travel deals page.

Some of the discounts  are about 40% to 50%, or more.

Here are just some some of the many  Florida deals offered this week from Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others.

More vacation  deals in Florida and around the world are featured on our travel deals page.

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Oct 232013
 

ramada sarasotaLodging deals in South Florida, Orlando, the Florida Keys  and Sarasota are among Florida  vacations featured this week on our travel deals page.

Some of the discounts in Florida and around the globe  are about 40% to 50%, or more.

Here are just some some of the many  Florida deals offered this week on  Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others.

More vacation  deals in Florida and around the world are featured on our travel deals page.

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Oct 162013
 

dd biminiVarious discounts, including a $34 deal , are offered for a Resorts World Bimini ship  that whisks guests from South Florida to Bimini for same-day or overnight trips.

The Bimini SuperFast ship travels from Port Miami to Resorts World Bimini.

Groupon is offering several variations, featured on the links.

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Oct 162013
 

ramada venice resort

Vacation deals in Orlando, South Florida and Fernandina Beach are among the array of travel  discounts  in Florida  and around the world featured this week on our travel deals page

Some of the discounts  are about 40% to 50%, or more.

Here are just some some of the many  Florida deals offered this week from Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others.

More vacation  deals in Florida and around the world are featured on our travel deals page.

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Sep 302013
 

olive garden saladWith purchase of an eligible entrée, dine-in guests at participating Olive Garden restaurants receive another entrée for free to take home.

The price for the two-for-one promotion is  $12.99.  The free take-home entrée is  ordered from a menu of select items.  The dine-in entrée includes unlimited soup or salad. The take-home item does not include the extras.

The eligible entrees for the offer may vary by region.

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