Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2014

April 14, 2014 by  
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Tax Day 2014 is Tuesday April 15, in case you are blissfully unaware. Oh joy! So you’ve survived your IRS forms, or maybe are still struggling through them?  We’ve got tax relief in the form of Tax Day treats to sweeten the deal.

  • Sonic Half Price Drinks and Slushes in an all-day happy hour on April 15.
  • Arby’s Free Curly Fries on April 15 you need the coupon at the link to get a free snack-sized curly fries.
  • Schlotsky’s Free Sandwich on April 15 when you buy chips and a 32-ounce drink. No coupon is required to get a free small The Original sandwich, just the chips and drink purchase.
  • Boston Market has an offer for 2 half-chicken individual meals plus side dishes and cornbread for $10.40 on April 15 only. No coupon is required and I guess the $10.40 figure is their idea of a joke to “celebrate” the famous 1040 IRS form.
  • Del Taco Facebook Freebies are ongoing, including coupons for a free 5-piece Hashbrown Sticks when you buy two breakfast tacos and a free fountain drink when you buy any Epic Burrito. You have to Like their Facebook page to get the coupons.
  • Free HydroMassage for a little post-tax relaxation valid from Tax Day through April 18.  Click New Mexico on the map to see participating Albuquerque locations.  You must call ahead to schedule,  and print the free massage coupon to take with you.
  • Office Depot free shredding through April 29.  Get up to 5 pounds of shredding of confidential documents  now your tax return is finished, using the coupon at the link!


Finally, the Entertainment Book is on sale  at $10.40 plus $2.49 for shipping at this Entertainment Book website link, valid until April 17. The regular price of the Albuquerque book is $40 but the $10.40 offer is valid for any city book.  You can start using the coupons and mobile coupons now, until December 2014.

If you know of any other Albuquerque tax day offers or if your business offers a deal,  leave a note in the comment box below!

–Tania FYI I’ve given you my Entertainment Book affiliate links.


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Tax Day Freebies and Deals: April 17 2012

April 17, 2012 by  
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Tax Day is today, Tuesday April 17 2012. As a reward now you’ve survived your IRS forms, get yourself some tax relief with freebies and deals available on Tax Day. If you know of any others offers or bargains, leave a note in the comment box below!

Panda Express free Shanghai Angus Steak on Tax Day, Tuesday April 17 at participating locations. This is for a single serving of the new Panda Express entree, and no purchase is needed! But you do need the Panda Express coupon.

15% off all P.F Chang’s food purchases on April 17.  Dine in or take out. Not valid on beverages, happy hour food, or P.F. Chang’s for Two, but otherwise just turn up with a taxing appetite.

Chili’s Grill & Bar Free Appetizer or Dessert with the purchase of an adult entree on April 17 – 18, using them printable Chili’s tax day coupon or showing it on a smart phone at participating restaurants.

Boston Market Restaurants Coupon for a free individual meal when you buy one individual meal and a fountain drink, using the coupon on April 17.

Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes BOGO $1 Get a lunch or dinner for $1 when you buy another lunch or dinner adult meal and two beverages, using the printable coupon, or show it on your phone.

Sonic Half Price Drinks and Slushes in an all-day happy hour on April 17.

Seattle’s Best Coffee is offering a free small brewed coffee on Tax Day, with no coupon needed.  Just a free cup of Joe!

Ace Hardware Discount Coupon for $10 off a $40 purchase in stores, or if you’re buying at their website, use the promo code: TAXDAY

Two Free Cinnabon Bites  on April 17 – two freebies per person between 6 pm and 8 pm – note those are both PM times, it’s an evening offer – at participating locations.

Free HydroMassage for a little post-tax relaxation, from April 16 –  20. Click New Mexico on the map to see participating Albuquerque locations.  You must call ahead to schedule,  and print the free massage coupon to take with you.

Banana Republic 30% Off full price items excluding new arrivals, in store (Coronado Center) and online using promo code: BRTAX30

Tax Help New Mexico from CNM/United Way is open until midnight on April 17 for last minute assistance. Certified tax preparers help tax payers file on time and online at CNM Main Campus. It’s a free service for those with household income of $50K or less, or those over aged 65. It might be busy, so take snacks and a magazine!

FACEBOOK DEAL: Arby’s Free Curly Fries on April 17 you need to be a Facebook user to get the coupon for for one free value-size curly fries.

Note: As always, not all locations may be participating in all deals – call ahead to be sure.

–Tania FYI I’ve given my Entertainment Book affiliate link.

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Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2012

April 11, 2012 by  
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Tax Day 2012 is Tuesday April 17, in case you are blissfully unaware. So you’ve survived your IRS forms, or maybe are still struggling through them?  We’ve got tax relief in the form of Tax Day treats to sweeten the deal. If you know of any other Albuquerque tax day offers, or if your business offers a deal, email ABQ on the Cheap or leave a note in the comment box below!

  • 15% off all P.F Chang’s food purchases on April 17.  Dine in or take out. Not valid on beverages, happy hour food, or P.F. Chang’s for Two, but otherwise just turn up with a taxing appetite.   
  • Panda Express free Shanghai Angus Steak on April 17 at participating locations. This is the new Panda Express entree, and the deal is announced in a food industry publication. We’ll update the details on how to get that freebie and whether any coupon or purchase is required later in the week.
  • Sonic Half Price Drinks and Slushes in an all-day happy hour on April 17.
  • Arby’s Free Curly Fries on April 17 you need to be a Facebook user to get the coupon, available from Friday April 13 to use on April 17, for one free value curly fries.  
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar Free Appetizer or Dessert with the purchase of an adult entree from April 16 – 18, using a printable Chili’s tax day coupon or showing it on a smart phone at participating restaurants. According to the PR Newswire press release, to get the coupon you have to be Chili’s email club member (or sign up for Chili’s email club), or get it from Facebook or Twitter.
  • Two Free Cinnabon Bites  on April 17 – two freebies per person between 6 pm and 8 pm – note those are both PM times, it’s an evening offer – at participating locations.
  • Free HydroMassage for a little post-tax relaxation, from April 16 –  20. Click New Mexico on the map to see participating Albuquerque locations.  You must call ahead to schedule,  and print the free massage coupon to take with you.

If you’re still completing tax returns:

Office Depot free copying and shredding to April 16. Get up to 25 free photocopies and up to 5 pounds of shredding of confidential documents, and you can use the freebie to make copies of your tax returns or anything else at Office Depot’s Copy & Print Depot.  No coupon needed.

Tax Help New Mexico from CNM/United Way is open until midnight on April 17 for last minute assistance. Certified tax preparers help tax payers file on time and online at CNM Main Campus. It’s a free service for those with household income of $50K or less, or those over aged 65.

H&R BlockThe free H&R Block At Home program lets tax payers prepare and file Federal tax returns free online. The free edition is suitable for simpler federal tax returns (not state returns) and supports  forms including Forms 1040 and 1040A Individual Income Tax Return, Form 1040EZ Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers, Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement, etc. but doesn’t cover tax self-employment income (Schedule C), rental and royalty income (Schedule E), farm income (Schedule F) and shareholder/partnership income or loss (Schedule K-1).

If you hear of any other local Tax Day deals – let us know!

Note: As always, not all locations may be participating in all deals – call ahead to be sure.

Thanks to Ron for sending word about the free curly fries at Arby’s, and to Jenn at Atlanta on the Cheap for telling us about the Office Depot free copies. 

–Tania   FYI I’ve given you my affiliate link for the free H&R Block At Home program.

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Food Freebies & Deals: December 16 – 23, 2011

December 16, 2011 by  
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Albuquerque restaurant deals this week to save some dollars as we head into Christmas:

Burger King Free Fries Friday today, Friday December 16, to get a free value size portion of fries with no purchase needed!  The offer is for one free portion per person, per visit, at participating locations while supplies last.

Scalo Northern Italian Grill in Nob Hill celebrates its 25th anniversary this evening December 16 with a Silver Soiree. Silver Coin Margaritas will be $5 and the Stu Mac Askie Trio plays from 9 pm (no cover charge). Scalo also extends its Happy Hour on drinks from today for the next 25 Days – anniversary Happy Hour will be from 1 – 7 pm on Monday through Friday. I’m still craving the ravioli I had last time at Scalo – delish!

Chili’s Grill & Bar Holidaily promotion gives a different coupon special offer each day through December 24, 2011.

Get Subway $2 Subs through the month of December on a 6 inch Cold Cut Combo or Meatball Marina sub.

Scarpas 10% off your meal when you show your holiday spirit by wearing “your merriest Holiday Gear”. I’m not sure they want to see mine, but the email from Scarpas Brick Oven Pizza says merry gear includes sweaters, shirts, ties, socks, head wear…  Discount is good through December 31 and excludes alcohol, tax, and tip, at both Albuquerque Scarpas locations.

Facebook users *might* want to RSVP to the Big Mac Party on Facebook, an event scheduled for December 20. Nobody has any idea (yet) what this event is, but it had better be a hot deal otherwise Ronald McDonald is going to have to shake his fright wig at a horde of annoyed Big Mac fans 😉

Lone Star Steakhouse free appetizer coupon to use on a future visit when you donate a minimum $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network at Lone Star, as announced by press release, and on their Facebook and Twitter accounts. Albuquerque Lone Star Steakhouse is at 10019 Coors Road NW.

Slate Street Cafe Sparkling Wine Tasting on December 29, from 5 – 7 pm keeps the bubbles popping between Christmas and New Year! Includes three “generous” tastes with a light appetizer for $18 per person, excluding tax and tip. Nice to

20% off Whole Foods Market Gift Boxes and free shipping with the promo code: EMAILGIFT  (Although free standard shipping will not arrive by Christmas).

Save on groceries at Coupons.com including $1 off Minute Maid, $1 off 3 Tombstone Pizzas, $1 off 2 General Mills cereals, and $1 off 2 Pillsbury cookie doughs, plus many more coupons. I’m about to do my big grocery shop for Christmas and need all the help I can get!

Eat at Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Cafe during December, and receive an anniversary envelope to redeem for a free item or prize in January. You can also get Annapurna’s Half Price Chai tea during happy hour daily from 3 – 5 pm. My fave Annapurna’s is the original at 2201 Silver SE/corner of Yale, but they’re also at 7520 Fourth Street NW, and in Santa Fe.

FREE $10 Restaurant Certificates to email to family and friends through December 25. See the deets at our earlier post, ‘cos you can’t beat free!

50% Off Q Bar Food Get half off any one food item at the Hotel Albuquerque Q Bar, using the coupon valid to December 30, 2011.

50% off Nativo Lodge Food Get half off any one food item at the Nativo Lodge hotel restaurant with the coupon to December 30.

Make a donation at StreetFood Asia for the Hunter family, and receive a free small plate (to a $10 value). Toddler Brooklyn was beaten in an attack last month, and while the child was in hospital her family’s home was burglarized. The collection goes to help the Hunter family. Also, holiday parties in December at StreetFood Asia (call 505-260-0088 to arrange) can order the Small Plate for a Small Price $15 per person deal, and get $5 of gift cards per person, plus the restaurant donates $5 to the Hunter Family.

Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Coupons include:

  • Buy one get one free breakfast on Sunday
  • A free kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal on December 19 and 20
  • Dinner for two for $14.99 when you buy two drinks
  • Lunch for $6.99, dinner for $8.29, and a family meal for $19.99 plus many more…. There’s a whole slew of coupons with different expiry dates – check the fine print.

Chick-fil-A 2012 calendar for $6 includes monthly Chick-fil-A coupons and is available for a limited time at Chick-fil-A restaurants. See each month’s Chick-fil-A coupons, including free Chick-fil-A Nuggets, free Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich, free Spicy Chicken Sandwich, and more.

Jo’s Place BOGO Free Breakfast or Lunch with the purchase of two beverages, using the coupon courtesy of Valpak through December 30. Jo’s Place is the newish sister (brother?) restaurant to Sophia’s Place and Ezra’s Place, at 6100 4th Street NW.

Carl’s Jr Coupons to use at participating restaurants, see the coupons for details:

And don’t forget to check our big list of restaurant gift card discounts and freebies for local restaurants and national chains.

NOTE: Not all locations may be participating in all offers – call ahead if you want to be sure.

Thanks to Teresa at Miami on the Cheap for the Lone Star Steakhouse tip!

–Tania  FYI – I’ve given my coupons.com affiliate link for that deal. To help support ABQ on the Cheap (it doesn’t cost you anything), please use the links. Thanks!

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Burger King Free Fries Friday

December 14, 2011 by  
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Burger King has announced that it’s giving out a free serving of their new-style French fries on Free Fries Friday, December 16, 2011.

Burger King Free Fries Friday gives customers a free value size portion of fries on Friday December 16 at participating locations. Better still – no purchase is needed!  It’s just free food for those of us who like the crunchy salty stuff. The new fries are apparently thicker cut and crispier than before. Try them for yourself to find out and let us know.

The offer is for one free portion per person, per visit, only on December 16, 2011 while supplies last.

I guess if you really like them, you can plot your day to pass by all 10 Albuquerque Burger Kings and
try them out 😉

Note: Not all locations may be participating – call ahead if you want to be sure.

Thanks to our cheapo chum Carolyn at Wichita on the Cheap for passing on the free Burger King tip!

–Tania  

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Food Freebies & Deals: April 15 – 22

April 15, 2011 by  
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Albuquerque restaurant deals at PF Chang’s, Arby’s, Buca di Beppo, Da Vinci’s Gourmet Pizza, Banana Leaf, and more… Some of these were mentioned in our Tax Day Freebies & Deals post yesterday.

Arby’s Free Curly Fryday on April 15 – one free value curly fries per person with the coupon, to kick off Tax Weekend. You’re supposed to LIKE their Facebook page to get the coupon, valid at participating locations only on Friday 15. But if you’re not a Facebook user, here’s the Arby’s coupon. 

$7 for $15 Worth of Bread, Pizza, Sandwiches, and Sweets at Golden Crown Panaderia

Golden Crown Panaderia 50% Off  Pay $7 for a $15 certificate to spend on pizza, bread, sandwiches, cookies etc. Purchase today via Groupon and use the certificate within a year.

Two Free Cinnabon Bites  on April 18 – two freebies per person between 6 pm and 8 pm – note those are both PM times, it’s an evening offer – at participating Cinnabon bakeries.

15% off all P.F Chang’s food purchases on April 18.  Dine in or take out. Not valid on beverages or happy hour food but otherwise just turn up with a taxing appetite.  (If you’re a Warrior Card member, you don’t get 10% off on top of that – just the same 15% as everyone else!)

Buca di Beppo Free Small Pasta when you buy one large entree or pasta, using the coupon from April 18 -23.  Hold your horses! It’s not valid yet; the offer starts Monday for dine-in only, and you can’t use the coupon on Easter Sunday.

Whole Foods Parm Cheese Crack-Off on April 16 at 1 pm.  They’re going for a world record with all their US and international stores cracking into 85-pound wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano at the same time.  That’s 1 pm Mountain Time. The event is said to include free samples, recipe demonstrations, and other cheesy high jinks. Although it’s supposed to be in all stores, we only know for sure that in Albuquerque, the Academy Whole Foods Market at 5815 Wyoming NE is participating.

Starbucks Free Coffee or Tea on Earth Day, Friday April 22, when you take your own travel mug to participating Starbucks. Get 10 cents off any Starbucks beverage at ANY time when you take your own reusable travel mug. We’re saving the planet, one cup of caffeine at a time…

Kids eat free at IHOP  through April 2011.  Every day between 4 – 10 pm, a child aged 12 and under gets a free meal from the Just for Kids menu, with the purchase of an adult entree. It’s one freebie per adult entree for dine-in only.

Entertainment Book is on sale at $15 plus free shipping. The price has dropped from $40 to $15, for a package of  $11,800 worth of coupons for local restaurant, attractions, and entertainment,plus a bonus card worth up to $30 of discounts at TGI Friday’s, The Cooperage, Black Angus Steakhouse, Scarpa’s Brick Oven Pizza, etc. The Albuquerque / Santa Fe Entertainment Book with 2-for-1 coupons, discounts and some freebies, includes Scalo, Vivace, Brasserie La Provence, Artichoke Cafe, Fuddruckers, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Cazuela’s Mexican Grill, Golden Pride, Uptown Sports Bar & Grill, Gardunos… and many more.

Da Vinci’s Gourmet Pizza $12 Tuesday Get any 18″ Extra Large pizza with up to two toppings for $12 every Tuesday (Yum!)

Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine coupons for 50% off an entree with the purchase of one entree & 2 beverages; free veggie egg roll with purchase of 2 entrees, and free chicken fried rice or chicken lo mein with orders of $39.99 or more. I LOVE their veggie egg rolls! Banana Leaf is in Rio Rancho, check the fine print on coupons courtesy of Valpak, all currently valid to April 28.

$5 off El Pinto online orders of jars of chile or salsa with the coupon code APRILFREE5 to April 30, 2011. Orders of 12 jars get 50% off shipping. And use your El Pinto jar lids to qualify for…

El Pinto Isotopes BOGO free tickets Save your El Pinto jar lids!  Take the lid of any El Pinto product (salsa, sauces) to get a buy-one-get-one-free deal on tickets to any Isotope home game on Monday to Thursday. Valid on all price level tickets, but not good on July 4.

Jinja Bar & Bistro Drink Specials  Half price bottles of wine on Saturday night at the Westside location, and daily happy hour 3-7 pm with $3 off margaritas,$3 tap beer, and $5 martinis and specialty drinks. All at the Westside Jinja Bar & Bistro location: 5400 Sevilla Avenue.

Boston Market $1 off coupon valid on a $10 purchase at participating Boston Market restaurants to May 14.  See the coupon for exclusions.  

Sonic Half Price Drinks daily from 2- 4 pm.  The half price deal is good on Slushes (except CreamSlush Treats), soft drinks like Coke, Sprite, and Dr Pepper, ice teas, and limeades, but isn’t valid with combos and Wacky Pack meals.

Einstein Bros Bagels Free Coffee when you buy any thin breakfast panini. The printable coupon scores you a free medium coffee through April 22

My Talk at Bookworks with free Flying Star pastries courtesy of our Official Treats Sponsor Flying Star Cafe. Hope to see you at Bookworks this Sunday April 17 at 3 pm!

Note: As always, not all locations may be participating in all deals – call ahead if you want to be sure.

Thanks to Julie at Charleston on the Cheap for the Starbucks Earth Day tip!

Tania. FYI I’ve given you my Entertainment Book and Groupon referral links to plug you direct to those deals. If you plan to take advantage of these deals and feel like sending a little love this way to help support ABQ on the Cheap, please use the links. Thanks!

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Tax Day Freebies and Deals

April 14, 2011 by  
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Tax Day 2011 is Monday April 18, in case you hadn’t noticed. So you’ve survived your IRS forms, or maybe are still struggling through them?  We’ve got tax relief in the form of Tax Day treats to sweeten the deal, valid on various days over tax weekend:

  • Arby’s Free Curly Fryday on April 15 – one free value curly fries per person using the coupon at the link, to kick off Tax Weekend.
  • Hinkle Family Fun Center on April 15 – Pay $15 for two hours of unlimited play on main attractions ( paintball and game room credits are extra). Ask for the Tax Day Special.
  • Two Free Cinnabon Bites  on April 18 – two freebies per person between 6 pm and 8 pm – note those are both PM times, it’s an evening offer – at participating mall-based Cinnabon bakeries.
  • 15% off all P.F Chang’s food purchases on April 18.  Dine in or take out. Not valid on beverages or happy hour food but otherwise just turn up with a taxing appetite.  (If you’re a Warrior Card member, you don’t get 10% off on top of that – just the same 15% as everyone else!)
  • Free HydroMassage for a little post-tax relaxation, from April 14 –  18. Click New Mexico on the map to see participating Albuquerque locations.  You must call ahead to schedule,  and print the free massage coupon to take with you.
  • Boofy’s Best for Pets Pays Your Sales Tax on April 18. In response to our Facebook Page request, they told us that “Making better nutrition choices for your pet shouldn’t be taxing, so on April 18 we’ll cover the sales tax for all purchases made at Boofy’s.” Find ’em at 8201 Golf Course RD NW.
  • Buffalo Exchange Dollar Day Sale on April 16. The sale on Saturday is not EXACTLY a tax day deal, it’s actually an Earth Day benefit for The Humane Society of the United States. But hey, it happens over tax weekend, so we’re throwing it in. Proceeds from the $1 clothing sale goes to the nation’s largest animal protection organization.   

If you’re still completing tax returns:

  • Office Depot 25 Free Copies of your tax returns through April 15. Print out the PDF coupon, although I’m not sure who needs 25 copies. That said, Mr Cheap and I do print out quite a few between us – just so we’ve got all the more to lose :-)
  • Tax Help New Mexico’s Midnight Madness on April 18. Certified tax preparers help tax payers file on time and online, from 8:30 am through midnight! It’s a free service for those with household income of $50K or less, or those aged 65+. At CNM Main Campus.
  • Free TurboTax edition online if you’re filing 1040EZ forms and simpler federal tax returns.  The program asks plain language questions to help complete the forms, calculate the return, and submit to the feds by free Efile or hard copy.  The program is suitable for forms including 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040, but doesn’t cover tax schedules C, D, E, and F. TurboTax Free edition is only for federal tax returns, not state returns.

If you hear of any other local Tax Day deals – let us know!

Note: As always, not all locations may be participating in all deals – call ahead to be sure.

–Tania  Thanks to Jenn at Cities on the Cheap for the Office Depot coupon, and Julie at Kansas City on the Cheap for the Arby’s coupon tip.

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Chick-fil-A Free Fries

March 1, 2011 by  
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A free serving of Waffle Potato Fries on Chick-fil-A’s Free Fry Day. Here’s how to claim yours….

Chick-fil-A has announced that Friday March 4, 2011 is Free Fry Day to celebrate the national launch of Heinz Dip & Squeeze Ketchup. The promo name is a bit confusing as it’s not actually all day – the offer runs from 2 pm to 4 pm. Still, free is free, right? Call it late lunch, early dinner, or a mid-afternoon snack!

To claim your Chick-fil-A free fries, turn up between 2-4 pm on Friday March 4 and you’ll get one free medium order of Waffle Potato Fries when you mention Free Fry Day and say you’re there to try the new Heinz Dip & Squeeze.

The offer is at participating restaurants, and we’ve confirmed that the Albuquerque Chick-fil-A Paseo del Norte and Cottonwood locations are both participating.

Thanks to Julie at Kansas City on the Cheap for passing on the tip!

–Tania

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Food Friday Freebies & Deals for 4/16/2010

April 16, 2010 by  
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A bumper crop of dining deals include free fries, Pepsi, Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, beer & wine tastings,  kids eat free, an Old Town date night package, & Dairy Queen, Wienerschnitzel, T.G.I. Friday, Boston Market, Quiznos offers…

  • Free fries at Jack in the Box today, Friday April 16 only – try one free small portion of their new fries on the giveaway day they’re calling Free Fryday :-)
  • Free beer tasting Friday April 16 and  23 , at Whole Foods Market Indian School Plaza store, between 4:30 and 6 pm. A free wine tasting is on Saturday April 17 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Whole Foods Indian Plaza is at 2103 Carlisle Blvd. NE.
  • Get a Free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich on Saturday to celebrate the one year anniversary of Chick-fil-A at Paseo Del Norte! They clucked in our ear that you get the freebie if you go in on anniversary day Saturday April 17 and say “Happy Anniversary!” (Party on Chick-fil-A! May the next year be a good one!) Find ’em at 8110 San Pedro Drive N.E.
  • Kids eat free at IHOP every day in April – from 4 to 10 pm only. Receive one free kid’s meal with the purchase of each adult entree.
  • Kids now eat free on Monday nights from 4pm to close at Jason’s Deli Cottonwood – limit 2 kids per adult – according to @JasonsDeliABQ on Twitter
  • Date Night Package by Tours of Old Town on Saturdays April 17 and 24 includes dinner for two at Church Street Cafe, a ghost tour, truffles from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, coffees and pastries from Rolling in Dough, a couples’ psychic angel reading, discount coupons from Old Town merchants, and two NM Tourism Department Enchantment Cards – all for $99.95 per couple on a package valued at $140. Tax and gratuities extra, and you must book in advance. I guess if the truffles don’t sweeten up your sweetheart, they’ll at least be jumping in your arms on the ghost tour?
  • Dairy Queen buy one Blizzard, get one for only 25 cents! The deal runs April 19 to 25, 2010, to celebrate DQ’s 25th birthday.
  • Get a T.G.I. Friday three course meal of starter, entree, and dessert for just $12.99, dine-in only.
  • Denny’s $2 $4 $6 $8 Value Menu includes $2 Biscuit & Gravy with Hash Browns or an Egg, $2 Pancake Puppies Sundae, $4 All You Can Eat Pancakes, $4 Three Cheese Melt with Soup or Garden Salad, $4 Buffalo Chicken Wraps, $6 Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich… erm, you get the picture. It’s all day every day.
  • Boston Market Restaurants buy one get one free – this Last Minute Tax break coupon gets you a free plate with the purchase of a plate from through April 18. Not valid with other offers such as $5/$5.99/$2.99 meal deals.
  • Free drink coupon gets you a medium drink at Wienerschnitzel with the purchase of a Big 100% Angus Beef Dog – valid through May 29, 2010. Find Albuquerque Wienerschnitzel restaurants.
  • Coupon for a free medium Pepsi when you buy a KFC Double Down Sandwich – valid till April 26, 2010. (Thanks to Ron!)
  • Quiznos coupons valid till April 18  for:
    – Free chips and regular fountain drink when you buy any regular or large sub, or regular chopped salad
    – $1 off 1 sub, $2 off 2 subs, $3 off 3 subs

NOTE: As always – not all locations may be participating in all offers – call ahead to check if you have your heart set on it!

–Tania

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Tax Day Relief: Freebies and Deals

April 14, 2010 by  
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So you’ve survived your IRS forms & we’ve got Tax Day treats to sweeten the deal, some valid on April 15 only, some for a few days more. Read on for freebies & deals on HydroMassage, Starbucks, P.F. Chang, Cinnabon, Boston Market, Jack in the Box, and more!

We reported on some of these in our last Friday Food Freebies & Deals – where you’ll also find other offers that are still valid this week – but here’s a reminder of the Tax Day 2010 specials, plus a few more we’ve heard about since!

  • Free Starbucks coffee – all day on April 15, bring a reusable travel mug into your local Starbucks and get a free brewed coffee.
  • Free Cinnabon Cupcakes on April 15 – two free bite-sized cupcakes per person between 6 pm and 8 pm – note those are both PM times, it’s an evening offer – at participating mall-based Cinnabon bakeries.
  • 15% off all P.F Chang food purchases on April 15.  Dine in or take out. Not valid on beverages or happy hour food but otherwise just turn up with a taxing appetite.  (If you’re a Warrior Card member, you don’t get 10% off on top of that – just the same 15% as everyone else!)
  • Boston Market Restaurants buy one get one free – this Last Minute Tax break coupon gets you a free plate with the purchase of a plate from April 15 to 18. Not valid with other offers such as $5/$5.99/$2.99 meal deals.
  • Free HydroMassage for a little post-tax relaxation, from April 15 to 18. Looks like the participating Albuquerque location is Planet Beach (8201 Golf Course Rd NW). You must call ahead to schedule,  and print the free massage coupon to take with you.
  • Pay $8 for $20 worth of Chef’s Bistro breakfast or lunch in today’s Groupon deal.
    Po’ Boys anyone? You don’t have to use this certificate today, it’s valid till October 16, at Chef’s Bistro on Coors Blvd. But the offer is only on sale today.  As a side deal, if you’re planning a party (to celebrate a tax refund perhaps? Or a wedding, birthday, or other event) you can get $300 of Chef’s Elegant custom catering for $100, also valid till Oct 16.
  • As a sneak peak on one of our Friday Food Freebies & Deals to be posted tomorrow….and so you can get in early 😉 
    Jack in the Box is giving away free fries on Friday April 16, and calling it Free Fryday (groan).

If you hear of any other local Tax Day deals – let us know! We’ll add it on this post, Tweet it, and note on our Facebook fan page to get the word out fast!

Note: As always, not all locations may be participating in all deals – call ahead to be sure.

FYI– for the Groupon deal, I’ve linked you to the Groupon kick-back page. Translation: If you buy a Groupon after clicking on the link, and it’s the first time you’ve bought a Groupon, I’ll receive a small credit toward a future Groupon.  I tell you this because a) This site’s rules require it. and  b) The FTC requires it. If you feel like sending some Tax Day love this way, use the link. Otherwise, just go to Groupon.com. All other links go direct to the source!

–Tania

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