Museums on Us by Bank of America

Free museum opportunities in Tampa, St. Petersburg

With Bank of America’s “Museums On Us” program get into museums in 150 locations around the country for free during the first full weekend of the month by showing your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a photo ID.

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Military families get free annual pass to national parks

By Bryan Chavez Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can receive an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for FREE (an $80 value). The pass grants them access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. In partnership with many U.S. government agencies, the program is […]

CityPass Ticket

Tampa Bay CityPASS saves 37% on 5 attractions

The national CityPASS program, a ticket booklet with discounts to a city’s most popular attractions, has expanded to include Tampa Bay. You can buy a Tampa Bay CityPASS online. You can e-mail yourself a voucher, which can be redeemed at any of the included attractions, or ship the booklet to youself through the mail. After you have your […]

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Surprise deals from Redbox

By Julie Henry During the month of October, Redbox is running a new Carve Out a Deal promotion that will get you surprise discounts on movie and video game rentals. To get the discounts, text “DEALS” to 727272. Each week, Redbox will text you up to two mobile scratch cards that will reveal a promo […]


Earn free book with Barnes & Noble kids’ reading program

Several reading programs for kids offer rewards for participants. Participating Barnes & Noble stores offer a free book. Participants read eight books  and write some information about them in a reading journal that may be printed from the Barnes & Noble website. Submit the information at a participating store by September 3 and participants are […]

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Florida vacation discounts in St. Petersburg, Naples & others

By Patti If you’re vacationing in the Sunshine State, browse deals at a wide assortment of hotels and resorts in Florida,  including Naples, Orlando and St. Petersburg. Some deals feature discounts of 40 percent to 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the latest deals, with links for information and purchases. Naples, from $79 for […]

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Vacation discounts in the Florida Keys, Marco Island, Amelia Island & others

By Patti For vacation discounts in Florida, including Orlando, Amelia Island and Naples, a wide variety of hotels and resorts are featured in deals offered by Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and others on our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are […]

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IHOP: Free ‘Scary Face’ pancake for kids on Oct. 31

By Bryan Chavez There’s nothing scary about this freebie. IHOP is offering a FREE Scary Face pancake to kids (12 and younger) on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The pancake includes a large buttermilk pancake with a whipped-topping mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini Oreo cookies and and eight […]

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Sonic offers 50-cent corn dogs on Halloween

By Bryan Chavez The whole gang can get corny this Halloween at Sonic Drive-In. The fast-food chain is offering corn dogs for just 50 cents each all day on Friday, Oct. 31. (Add-ons are extra.) There’s no limit, so all of the goblins can enjoy a corn dog or two. The scary good deal is […]

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Subway’s $6 Footlong Sub after 4 p.m.

By Bryan Chavez Subway is a customer favorite because it always offers deals and discounts. Plus, it can be a healthy alternative to fast food. The chain is now offering a dinner deal: Every day after 4 p.m. and all day Sunday, get two regular or premium footlong subs for $6 each. You must buy […]