Posted: 5:31 pm Friday, May 22nd, 2009
By Allison Ross
If your office is anything like our newsroom, at least a few people in the cubicles next to you have already begun a countdown to the three-day holiday weekend.
Well, make your mini-vacation a little sweeter — and cheaper — with some of these Memorial Day deals.
(Definitely not an exhaustive list…just excellent deals I’ve run into in the last several days. Feel free to clue me in to more by posting a comment!)
RESTAURANT.COM: Before you splurge on going out to dinner this weekend, log onto Restaurant.com and get discounted gift certificates to your favorite restaurant. By using the online code SPECIAL, you can get 80 percent off the regular price.
VICTORIA’S SECRET: Get up to 65 percent off swimwear online with the promo code 20 SWIM. And don’t forget about the semi-annual sale they have going on!
QUARTERDECK: Don’t feel like cooking this weekend? Quarterdecks Restaurants is offering these take-out only deals through Monday: 1-lb. slab of ribs:$5; Half chickens: $5; 50-wing platters: $15. Bon appetit!
AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS: Buy one pair of shorts, get a second for 50 percent off. Same for swimwear. Online only.
BANANA REPUBLIC: Shoppers get 30 percent off all regularly priced purchases through Monday.
MACY’S: Up to 50 percent off on mattresses, furniture, clothes, etc. Many sofas and outdoor furniture are marked an additional 10 percent off. Jewelry’s also marked down by up to 50 percent. Plus more…
LOWES and HOME DEPOT: Offering a special military discount through next Wednesday. Customers with valid military IDs can get 10 percent off their purchases. For Lowe’s, you can use the discount for purchases up to $5,000. For Home Depot, it’s up to $2,000. for a total savings of up to $200. The discount applies to all active duty personnel, reservists, retired service members, veterans and their immediate families. It’s only available in stores.