Vacation discounts in Miami Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Florida Panhandle & others in Florida

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For vacation discounts in Florida, 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 a few of the deals, with links for information and purchases. […]

Annual tax-free shopping days in Florida offer extra savings

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By Patti The state of Florida is offering shoppers a tax break — at least on some items. During the annual tax-free event in August, eligible apparel, accessories, electronics and school supplies may be purchased without the usual six percent sales tax. The tax-free event is August 1 to August 3. It’s handy for back […]

Vacation discounts in Orlando, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Lauderdale & others in Florida

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Discounts at  resorts and hotels in Florida, including South Beach, Kissimmee and Naples,  are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the deals, with links for information and purchases. Orlando, from $64 for […]

Vacation discounts in Fort Myers Beach, Florida Keys, Boca Raton & others in Florida

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Discounts at  resorts and hotels in Florida, including Lake Worth, Orlando, Islamorada, Naples  and Boca Raton, are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the deals, with links to click on for information and […]

Vacation discounts in Tallahassee, Sarasota, Cocoa Beach & others in Florida

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Discounts at  resorts and hotels in Florida, including Hallandale Beach, Sarasota and Orlando, are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the deals, with links to click on for information and purchases. Sarasota, from […]

Don’t drive drunk, AAA’s free ‘Tow To Go’ in Florida

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By Patti 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 […]

Deal with free resort fees at resort on Amelia Island

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Tennis, golf and three pools are among the highlights of four-star luxury resort, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, featured in deal with free resort fee.  Travelzoo is offering a deal for select dates that includes rates of $169 to $219 a night. The deal price  includes the resort fee, usually $20 a day, and the […]

Strut Your Stuff at Jazz Fest!

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By Belinda The all-free, all-fabulous Jacksonville Jazz Festivalbegins this Friday, May 23 and goes through Sunday, May 25, with live performances on multiple stages downtown along Bay Street. Al Jarreau, Boney James, The Delfaeyo Marsalis Quintet and numerous other performers will entertain. There’s also a Jazz After Dark feature at participating restaurants and bars on […]

Discounts at inns and resorts in Amelia Island

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Discounts of 15 percent are offered at various resorts, inns and hotels in Amelia Island.  The participating resorts are offering the reduced rates with reservations booked by May 10, for trips made by September 1. Some exceptions and restrictions apply. Information about the deals and participating hotels is on the Amelia Island tourism website.

Free Admission to Shrimp Fest

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By Belinda Put on your pirate gear–or just tuck a napkin around your chin. The Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival kicks off with the Pirate Parade at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, and goes through Sunday, May 4 in downtown Fernandina Beach. The annual crustacean celebration offers plenty to do and plenty to […]