2016 Colonial Williamsburg Discount
March 28th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

For the price of one day’s ticket ($40.99 for adults, $20.49 for kids 6-12), Virginia residents can receive full access to Colonial Williamsburg through the end of 2017 through the “Salute to Virginia” offer

SALUTE TO VIRGINIA
Virginia residents, here’s to you!

Explore all the Colonial Williamsburg historic sites and trade shops, including our two art museums, and enjoy the convenience of our complimentary shuttle service through December 31, 2017 at the price of a Single-day Ticket.

Pass must be purchased between March 17-May 31, 2017. Pass expires December 31, 2017. Proof of Virginia residency, such as a Virginia driver’s license, state-issued ID, or utility bill with an accompanying ID card is required. Offer includes active-duty military and dependents stationed in Virginia provided Virginia residency can be verified.

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May 24th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

Note: if you have questions regarding the details of these offers, like what documentation to bring or exactly who is included, please contact the location directly

Kings Dominion – Memorial Weekend Salute: Honoring Our Heroes May 28, 29, and 30 – We are celebrating Memorial Day all weekend long with extended fireworks shows, live entertainment, special offers and more. Plus – all active and retired military personnel get FREE admission to the park! (Note: does not include dependents)

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden – On Monday, May 30 (only) the Garden will offer FREE admission for military personnel and/or their dependents, with valid military ID card. Anyone else in the party (non-dependents) can receive half-price admission. Also on this day military personnel can enjoy a 10% discount in the Garden Shop. Military members and their dependents can enjoy a 15% discount (excluding alcohol) in the Garden Café.

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Colonial Williamsburg – Military families are invited to enjoy FREE Colonial Williamsburg admission, Friday, May 27–Monday, May 30, 2016 during our Honoring Service to America weekend. Celebrate with special events all weekend, culminating in a march and ceremony honoring America’s veterans at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day. Free admission tickets are only valid for May 27-May 30, 2016. Guests must visit a Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales location to receive their free admission ticket. Locations include the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, the Lumber House, and William Pitt Store Ticket Offices in the Revolutionary City, and the ticket window in Merchants Square. All guests in party must be present to receive their free admission ticket. Only one per person. Free “Honoring Service to America” tickets will be provided to dependents of currently deployed troops with appropriate identification, the service member need not be present. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service.

P.S. – Now through May 31, 2016, at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia residents pay for a day and get the rest of the year free. More details

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March 24th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

2016 Colonial Williamsburg Discount
Now through May 31, 2016, Colonial Williamsburg is running a “Salute to VA Residents Offer”: Virginia residents pay for a day and get the rest of the year free.

    Stroll through our historic gardens in the spring. Return for a summer evening to sip ale or root beer under the arbor at Chowning’s Tavern. In the fall, join us as we fire up the kiln in the brickyard to bake bricks the 18th-century way. Come back in December for our Grand Illumination when we kick off the holiday season with fireworks, the lighting of the cressets, and a performance from our Fifes and Drums. No matter the time of year, there’s always something new to discover in the Revolutionary City!

    Offer available to all Virginia residents until May 31, 2016, including active-duty military stationed in Virginia. Vouchers for online purchases must be redeemed at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center. Proof of residency is required at time of purchase/redemption. All members of the party must be present. Single-day Ticket price based on retail price of $40.99 adult and $20.49 youth.This pass is nontransferable and expires December 31, 2016. No other offers or discounts apply.

P.S. If you’re planning to visit Busch Gardens this spring, pick up this Busch Gardens Williamsburg Groupon for half-price tickets ($38.50), valid for a single day admission through June 26, 2016. (If you’re going multiple days, the Fun Card still is a better buy) affiliate link used

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November 30th, 2015 by RichmondBargains



I rounded up some cool Richmond deals that don’t require you getting out of your PJ’s on this rainy Cyber Monday 🙂

Entertainment Books – Pay as low as $10.50 net cost for a 2016 Richmond Entertainment Book, with free shipping. (Best deal of the year)

    How:
    – Shop Entertainment.com through your Ebates cash back account, which will give you 35% cash back on your purchase
    – Books are on sale for $19 each today, with free shipping
    – Purchase any two books (can be two Richmond or Richmond + another market) to save an extra 15% on your purchase
    – (Do NOT join the annual renewal program)

* Remember to use your Ebates today! Lots of double cash back rates today for Cyber Monday, including Walmart (5%), Living Social & Groupon (10%), JCPenney (15%), Kohl’s (10%) and many more. (I get a referral bonus if you sign up as a new Ebates user, but I would tell you you’re crazy not to take advantage of cash back shopping even if I didn’t!) *

Living Social – 25% off sitewide with code CYBER25. Max discount $20 (deals for places like Jiffy Lube, Putt-Putt, Nacho Mama’s, Padow’s, It’s Hip to Be Round)

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Kings Dominion – $39.99 for a 2016 admission ticket that includes parking

KidsDineFree.net – Get a KidsDineFree card for $10 with code “gobble” (50% off)

Richmond Magazine – Get a two-year subscription for $16

Colonial Williamsburg – Buy one annual pass, get one free

Flying Squirrels – 30% off your online order with code CYBER

The Nutcracker – 50% off Second Dress Circle tickets to select performances of Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker

River City Food Tours – Save 20% off gift certificates with code THANKSGIVING15

Quirk Hotel – Stay 2 nights and get your second night for $20.15! Advance purchase required, non-cancelable. Some blackouts may apply, not applicable to groups and applies to new reservations only. Travel Dec 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016.

Most deals listed above are valid today only 11/30

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March 25th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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In its “Salute to VA Residents,” Colonial Williamsburg is offering Virginians the opportunity to purchase a Single-day Ticket that grants admission for the remainder of the year.

(So $41.95 gets you an adult pass valid through December 31; youth 6-12 are $20.95; under 6 free)

Enjoy the Revolutionary City in bloom this spring and return later this year to take advantage of new art exhibitions, lectures in the Colonial Williamsburg Speaker Series, or experience our Grand Illumination celebration. With an exciting lineup of seasonal events for 2013 and exclusive discounts on carriage rides, tours, and evening experiences, you’ll have the perfect excuse to come see what’s new in America’s birthplace.

Tickets are available for purchase online here.

Offer available to all Virginia residents until May 31, 2013, including active-duty military stationed in Virginia. Proof of residency and/or eligibility required. This pass is nontransferable and expires December 31, 2013. No other offers or discounts apply.

I’m not sure if you have to visit at least once by May 31, or just purchase by May 31. Regular price of an annual pass is $63.95 for adults. If you only want to visit for one day, it might be worth waiting on another Groupon offer to show up.

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November 24th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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Through Cyber Monday, Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on annual passes: Buy one, get one free!

Adult annual passes are $61.95, kids 6-12 are $32.50. The passes are valid for one year from date of purchase. Go here to buy.

For each Annual Pass you purchase, you can get a second one free.

Savor each moment of the holiday season with friends and family in the Revolutionary City. Take in the natural decorations and enjoy festive, timeless Christmas events.

As a pass member, return whenever you like. Get to know the stories of the residents in the Revolutionary City, explore the museums at your leisure, and enjoy all the exciting events coming in 2013.

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August 30th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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Now through October 31, 2012, Virginia residents and all seniors 50 or older can purchase a Colonial Williamsburg Single-day Ticket that grants admission for the remainder of the year.

Enjoy autumn in the Revolutionary City now and return to see it dressed for the holidays. With no reason to hurry, you can browse our world-class museums at your leisure.

Virginia Resident & Senior Offer $39.95/adults $20.95/youths

For more information call: 1-800-447-8679

*Offer available to Virginia residents and all seniors 50 or older until October 31, 2012. Proof of residency and/or eligibility required. This pass is nontransferable and expires December 31, 2012. No other offers or discounts apply.

Available for purchase online here.

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May 24th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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Kings Dominion Military Days:

Join us May 26-27 and July 3-4 as we pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE park admission to any active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D.

    Weekend Activities
    380th Army Band to perform the National Anthem on Sunday
    380th Army Band to perform at the Bandstand. 11:00AM Sunday
    Strolling performances throughout the park by the 380th Army Band on Sunday
    The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps to perform at the Bandstand. 12:00PM Sunday
    Special 10 minute Fireworks show at 10:00PM on May 26 & 27
    The Department of Veterans Affairs will be at the park Saturday, Sunday, and Monday to welcome the militiary and assist in enrolment to the VA

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Colonial Williamsburg Honoring Service to America: May 25–28, 2012

Join us for a weekend of free admission, May 25–28. This Memorial Day we proudly invite active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their families to enjoy access to all our “Revolutionary City” and Art Museums have to offer. Guests can take advantage of complimentary parking at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, where they can view the short movie The Story of a Patriot and utilize our shuttle bus services.

Weekend-long admission is only available at the on-site ticket sales locations of Colonial Williamsburg, including the Visitor Center, the Lumber House Ticket office, or the ticket window in Merchants Square. Appropriate military identification is required.

*Service members do not have to be present for offer to be valid. Admission will be provided to dependent family members of currently-deployed troops with appropriate identification. Military Veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 213, as identification of service.

First responders can take advantage of an offer through June 10 to pay for a day and get the rest fo the year free

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Also, active duty members of the military are entitled to a free National Parks Annual Pass ($80 value)

For active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173)

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November 28th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

Welcome to the shopping holiday created for people still wearing pajamas at 9:30 on a Monday morning. (Definitely not me, of course).

What makes a good Cyber Monday sale? I look for a big percentage off sitewide, PLUS free shipping.

For individual deals, I like to watch forums like Slickdeals.net.

Check RetailMeNot for coupon codes to websites.

Here are a few of my favorite deals:

    Ann Taylor Loft – 50% off sitewide plus free shipping on any order
    NY & Co – 50% off sitewide plus free shipping
    The Limited – 50% off original prices plus free shipping
    Children’s Place – 30% off sitewide plus free shipping

    Amazon – Oodles of Lightning Deals for Cyber Monday

    Eversave – Pick up a $20 credit for Overstock.com for just $10 (And get free shipping on Overstock through 12/25)

    DiscountMags – $6 magazine packs (subscriptions to two magazine titles, such as Taste of Home and Rachel Ray). Use code CYBERMONDAY

    Vogue FlowersSave $20 on any local delivery order today when you download the Floralapp

Remember, shop through cash back websites (Ebates, MrRebates, ShopatHome) to save extra on every online purchase! Many of them are offering higher percentages back today for Cyber Monday (The Entertainment Book deal I posted about through Ebates is available again today)

Have you found any great deals?

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September 10th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

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Virginia residents and seniors 50+ can receive pass admission to Colonial Williamsburg for the rest of 2011 for the single-day rate of just $37.95 ($18.95 Youth). Offer must be purchased by October 31.

With new programs each week and more than 100 special events planned for the holiday season, there is no better time to visit the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg.

Your pass includes

Access to 35 exhibition sites, including the Governor’s Palace, Great Hopes Plantation, and the workshops of 16 Historic Trades
New interpretive programming at the Palace, Charlton’s Coffeehouse, and the Capitol
Access to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, including new exhibits
Revolutionary City® street theater daily
Seasonal offers on special events and shopping
Free parking and shuttle service

The regular price of annual passes is $58.95 for adults and $29.50 for youth 6-17.

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Williamsburg and James City County residents can take advantage of Colonial Williamsburg’s “Good Neighbor” program, which allows them to purchase a pass for only $10!

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