Finding the best rental car deal


These days, car rental rates are changing faster than television networks launch reality series. Our travel strategist at Living on the Cheap has 10 tips to help you get the best rental car deal, whether you’re traveling in Florida or elsewhere. (via Living on the Cheap)

Free national park passes for military


Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can get the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for free (an $80 value). The pass will grant them access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. (via Living on the Cheap).

Great new website: Living on the Cheap


We know you love all the great Florida deals you find at Florida on the Cheap. Now we’ve got another great resource to save you time and money: Living on the Living on the Cheap is a new national consumer news website, offering advice on sports and recreation, entertainment, travel, couponing, shopping, personal finance […]

Veterans Day event: Carillon Concert at Bok Tower Gardens


Bok Tower rings a musical salute of gratitude to all who have served in America’s armed forces at the Carillon Concerts on Veterans Day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The concert is included with garden admission ($12 for adults, $3 for kids ages 5-12). Free admission is offered to all branches of the military, […]

Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for Military


Throughout 2011, members of the military and as many as three direct dependents can enter SeaWorld, Busch Gardens or Sesame Place parks with a single-day complimentary admission. This offer expires December 31, 2011. After you experience the parks this year, make sure to put it on your calendar again in 2012. SeaWorld designers just announced […]

Kids ride free on Amtrak


If high gas prices have you seeking alternatives for summer travel, consider going by train: From May 1-June 9, Amtrak is offering a “kids ride free” deal. If you book by May 6, you’ll get one free child’s rail fare (for kids ages 2-15) per regular full adult fare. The child and adult must ride […]

New cheap sites in orlando, Jax


We’ve got three new On the Cheap, and we need you to help spread the word. Tell your friends and family about Orlando on the Cheap, Jacksonville on the Cheap and the beta version of Baltimore on the Cheap. And be sure to visit those sites if you’re planning a trip Meet our new editors […]

Discount cards for Miami, Orlando

Here are some deals for visitors to Miami or Orlando, or even points in between, who want to see multiple attractions and save on admission fees. Some of the cards also have discounts for hotels, restaurants and shopping.   The Go Miami Card offers as much as 50 percent off admission to individual attractions, such […]

51% off Lion Country Safari tickets


Here’s another tourist attraction deal from today’s daily deal offerings: Get two tickets to Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, near West Palm Beach, for $28, including parking. That’s 51 percent off the usual $57 price. To get the deal, click here, click here, enter your e-mail address and choose Palm Beach County as your city. […]

Cheap tips from DVD contest winners

Congratulations to all those who sent in their cheap tips as part of the Parenthood DVD contest. If you missed this contest, start working on your cheap tips now because we have another DVD contest coming up. Here are our winners and their cheap tips:   Katiuska Carrazana of Miami: Best happy hour: Friday’s at […]