In August and September, Water Shuttle in Broward is offering free fares for kids. The free offer is for riders age 15 and younger. Water Shuttle features boats painted in a bright flamingo tone ferrying passengers to select points on the waterways of Fort Lauderdale. Information is on the website. The regular prices are $20 […]
In August, Pompano Beach is offering free parking at its freshly built parking structure by the beach. The regular fee is $1.25 an hour. The Pier Parking Garage is at 275 Sea Breeze Way, between A1A and Pompano Beach Boulevard. Interesting design elements are LED-lit sails, landscaped rooftop deck, glass elevator overlooking the ocean and an aquatic […]
On weekends, Tri-Rail offers $5 all-day fares its train routes in South Florida. Tri-Rail runs from Miami to West Palm Beach. On weekdays, regular one-way fares are $2.50 to $6.90 for adults, depending on the route. Kids age 4 and younger ride for free. Information is on the Tri-Rail website or 800-874-7245 Other posts and […]
Water Taxi, which offers narrated boat transportation to about 20 points along the waterways of Broward, offers opportunities for discounts and extra deals at participating vendors. With tickets purchased online, the fees are $1 less. Regular fares, without the discounts, are $26 for ages 12 to 64, $12 for ages 5 to 11, $21 for ages 65 and older, […]
Perks of belonging to a Broward bike-share program include discounts at participating restaurants and stores. The bike-share program is a network of self-serve pick-up and drop-off stations, mostly in eastern Broward, offering bikes for scooting around town. Users may pay for individual rides, or sign up for a membership. Those with memberships are eligible for discounts […]
For those working on earning a Florida driving permit, practice tests are offered online for free from Broward Library. The practice tests feature questions about road rules and road signs that are intended to be similar to the information required for the actual test for a driving permit. The website is accessible online.
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 during many holidays in Florida, provides AAA tow trucks — […]
Discount tickets are featured on Living Social for roundtrip bus excursions from South Florida to Key West or Everglades National Park. Information about the deal from Xcursions USA is on the links $39 for ticket to the Everglades, $49 value, with bus transportation from sites in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami and Miami Beach $45 for […]
For a fresh approach to navigating Fort Lauderdale, hop on a free water trolley. The Riverwalk Water Trolley, offered by Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association, Fort Lauderdale government and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, ferries guests to an assortment of stops along the New River. The trolley runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 11 p.m. and accommodates guests […]
The Water Taxi, which ferries guests to various venues in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, offers a discount for those who hop on in the evenings. The Moonlight Madness rate for tickets purchased on board after 5 p.m. is $16 for adults. The all-day rate for adults is $26 an $21 for seniors at least age […]
The Hollywood Trolley offers rides around downtown Hollywood and Hollywood Beach, stopping at 12 locations, for the bargain price of $1. The trolley runs Wednesdays to Sundays. The fee is $1 (exact change required) and free for kids ages 5 and younger. For information, Trolley@HollywoodFL.org and 954-921-3551
Restaurants and businesses along the water taxi routes in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood are offering discounts to water taxi passengers who show their tickets. The discounts are good at more than 60 partner merchants with a same-day receipt from the water taxi.
Enjoy a scenic tour of Fort Lauderdale by boat. And get $2 off if you book online. The 90-minute narrated cruise travels through Port Everglades, the Intracoastal Waterway and Port Everglades. It runs seven days a week October through April and Thursday through Monday from May through September. Trips depart at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. […]