With a Valentine’s Day reference, jetBlue is offering deals on fares, including several from Fort Lauderdale.
Love-A-Fare sale is February 14.
Some of the deals include
- $64 to Nassau
- $99 to San Juan
- $115 to Buffalo
The sale is for mostly for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from February 21 to April 3. Some restrictions apply.
To snag this deal, send your sweetie a Valentine’s email from Denny’s web site.
In addition to the personalized e-card, Denny’s provides both you and your recipient a printable voucher for a free treat, with an eligible dine-in purchase.
The treat is a free skillet cookie a la mode, with two paid entrees each at least $2.50.
Thanks to Myrtle Beach On The Cheap.
Redbox is offering free DVD rentals for Valentine’s Day.
The free movie offer is available for Facebook users to share with their friends.
The deal works like this — Facebook users send a digital Valentine to their friends, and the friends receive a promo code for a free rental from a Redbox kiosk February 14.
To receive the promo code, a Facebook account is required, and another Facebook user needs to send a Valentine.
Sunview Park in Fort Lauderdale is featuring a free Sweet Heart Dance for guests ages 12 to 16.
The event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. February 14. Pre-registrations is required, 954-791-1040
The park is at 1500 SW 42nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
U Star Novels spins romance stories with inserted personalized details, such as nicknames and hometowns. The selection of stories range from tame to more spicy and steamy — by request.
For On The Cheap readers, publishers are offering a 20 percent discount available to February 14. Mention promo code DCONTHECHEAP. To ensure books are received by Valentine’s Day in mainland United States, order by February 9.
Sweethearts and others enjoy a free flan dessert on Valentine’s Day as part of a two-for-$9.99 deal at participating Pollo Tropical restaurants.
The $9.99 meal deal includes two entrees, drinks, a side order of yucca sticks or sweet plantains and flan.
For a coupon, text “SWEETHEART” to 52198.
Many venues are offering Valentine’s Day freebies and deals.
- Ocean Alley, 900 N. Broadwalk, Hollywood is offering a free glass of bubbly with dinner entrees 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 954-921-6171.
- Participating Subway restaurants are offering a free cookie on Feb. 14. The coupon is available on Subway’s Facebook page.
- Denny’s website is offering a voucher for free pancake puppies to you and your sweetheart. To receive them, send a e-card available on the Denny’s website.
- WLRN is sending 18 or 30 roses to your sweetheart with a $100 or $150 donation made by Feb. 12, 866-247-9576. The deal is available in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade.
- Participating Applebee’s restaurants are offering a deal Valentine’s weekend. The tab for two entrees, an appetizer and a a bottle of Barefoot wine is $29.99.
- Redbox DVD rental coupons are available through the Redbox Facebook page. The $1 coupons are valid Feb. 14.
- Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurants are offering a deal for five free tokens, with purchase of food. To take advantage of the deal, you’ll need printable Valentine’s Day cards. Valid until March 28.
- Download & print free Valentine’s Day cards, valid for a free game of bowling at Brunswick lanes, including Brunswick Margate Lanes, 954-972-4400. Valid until Feb.28.
Other Valentine’s deals include free entertainment and activities in South Florida.
We’ve put together a mix-and-match assortment of free and relatively inexpensive activities to savor with your favorite sweethearts.
- Stargazing — The Fox Observatory in Markham Park is free on Saturdays after dusk, weather permitting. Members of the South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association are available to assist with the equipment, 954-357-8868.
- Renew your vows. Hallandale Parks and Recreation is offering Say “I Do” again festivities at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14. Register by Wednesday Feb. 9. Phone 954-457-1452.
- Free music with a fabulous ocean backdrop at Hollywood Beach Theatre at Johnson Street on Hollywood’s Broadwalk 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Valentine’s Day, Andrea G performs. Other free concerts at the theater are Friday Feb. 11 and Saturday Feb. 12. Also, the theater offers free music Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Palm Beach County
- Free Valentine’s theme musical show — Love American Style, 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 11 at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton, 561-393-7827.
Bring a chair, or rent a chair for $2.
- Picnic & music — Pre-order a picnic basket of treats for two from Whole Foods at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. in Palm Beach Gardens. Prices are $15.99 to $19.99. Folks who purchased the picnic brunches are invited to stroll over to Downtown Park for the Valentine’s Day Jazz Brunch Sunday, Feb. 13 noon to 2 p.m., 561-340-1600.
- Free outdoor music — Latin jazz artist Kiki Sanchez performs as part of the Noches Tropicales Concerts, 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 11 at Tropical Park, 7900 S.W. 40th St., Miami, 305-271-0812.
- Guided Nature Walks — 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays at Greynolds Park, 17530 W. Dixie Highway, N. Miami, The fee is $3 a person. Reservations are required, 305-945-3425.
- Flying kites — Seaside kite-flying 10 a.m. to sunset every day at Haulover Park, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami. Skyward Kites’ kite shop sells kites, windsocks and wind spinners at prices of $5 and up, 305-893-0906 or 305-947-3525.
For a deal on Valentine’s Day dining, about 55 participating Pollo Tropical restaurants in South Florida are offering two dinners for $9.99 on Feb. 14. To receive the offer, text SWEETHEART to 30241. The deal is available at company-owned restaurant in Florida.
Amazon.com is offering a free Lonely Hearts Valentine’s Day MP3 sampler album.
The deal includes 11 tracks by a variety of artists, including Old 97′s, Paul Burch, Alejandro Escovedo, Robbie Fulks, Trailer Bride, & more.
Is your favorite love song missing from the list? Through Feb. 14, you can use promo code “VDAYMP3S” to get a free $2 MP3 credit.
To post the credits to your account, click on “Redeem a gift card or promotion code” and enter the code. Once you click through, it’s in the green box on the right side of the screen, just under the buttons to buy the album or give it as a gift.
Amazon is an advertising partner of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap.
Valentine pictures of your adorable pet family members are $8.
The $8 picture fee is a donation to Broward County’s Animal Adoption Center.
The event is at noon to 3 p.m. Saturday Feb. 12 at Broward County Adoption Center, 1870 S.W. 39th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-359-1010.
If you adopt a pet on Saturday, the photo is free.
Through Feb. 14, participating Krispy Kreme locations are offering a sweet deal: If you buy a dozen doughnuts, you’ll receive a dozen Valentine’s Day cards with coupons for free doughnuts.
Each card is good for one free doughnut or a small hot chocolate or coffee.
With a group of girls. Or a twosome.
Both enjoy Valentine’s weekend deals at Blue Martini lounge in Fort Lauderdale.
Single women in groups of six receive free bottle of champagne and strawberries Feb. 13 and Feb. 14 after 8 p.m. Couples receive a free chocolate martini and half-price desserts 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Blue Martini is at 2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-653-1322.
Flamingo Gardens in Davie is welcoming guests with half-price admission.
In addition to the regular attractions, the park is offering fun mock wedding and vow-renewing festivities at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
For information about Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Road, phone 954-473-2955.