For a bit of savings on apparel, footwear and school supplies, Florida offers a tax-free shopping weekend in which eligible items are exempt from the usual 6 percent sales tax. The tax-free weekend is August 5-7, and sales tax is waived on items that could be used by students. Eligible merchandise includes: select school supplies […]
For vacations in the Sunshine State, deals at hotels, resorts and inns in Florida are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo. Some of the deals are 40 percent to 50 percent off, or more. These are among the freshest deals, with links for information and purchases. Orlando, from $62 for Avanti Resort, […]
Lego 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 though some stores offer the experience Tuesday and Wednesday. Check with your local store for details. The event is for youngsters ages 6 […]
Shoppers 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 program has changed. The […]
The free Tow To Go program, a partnership of AAA and Bud Light, works to keep drunk drivers off the road on holidays. It’s a good reminder to think before you go out, and designate a driver who’ll stay sober. Tow To Go, which is offered various holidays in Florida, provides AAA tow trucks — […]
Treat a pal to a snack on Wednesdays, with a 2-for-1 deal on sundaes at Carvel. To be sure a local shop is offering the deal, it’s a good idea to phone ahead.
Duffy’s restaurants in South Florida offer a kids-eat-free deal Wednesdays. A free meal from the kids’ menu at Duffy’s requires a purchase of an adult entrée. Duffy’s restaurants in South Florida include North Miami Beach, Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Jupiter, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, North Palm Beach and Coconut […]
Free DVD rentals are available from Redbox. To access the free movie rentals, text the word SIGNUP to 727272. Redbox replies with occasional promo codes for a free one-night rental. A promo code is sent at least once a month, and is valid only the day it’s sent, which may vary each month. Redbox kiosks […]
Einstein Bros. offers a happy hour deal for bagel fans. Single bagels and eligible toppings are 25 percent off 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at participating Einstein Bros. shops. The deal is mentioned on the restaurant’s website and Facebook page. Some restrictions and exceptions may apply.
Joining Amazon Student, which is a free program, offers some bonuses for students. For a while, Amazon Student members receive free two-day shipping, a perk of Amazon Prime, on eligible purchases. Amazon Student, which also features discounts for members, is offered to college and university students with a valid .edu email address. After the temporary […]
Some July 4 tips for pet lovers are offered by the Humane Society of the United States. Leave pets home. Most animals really do not like fireworks, even at parties and picnics Don’t leave pets in vehicles. Partially opened windows don’t provide sufficient air, and are an opportunity for a pet to be stolen Keep […]