Here’s another helpful post from our friends at Savvy Sugar. Check it out:
Although staying in to eat is a lot cheaper than going out, foodies can’t help but indulge in their favorite restaurants once in a while. Food is one of the biggest joys in life, and nothing is better than sharing a good meal and conversation with the ones you love.
In fact, the restaurant industry in America makes about $1.7 billion on a typical day, according to the Restaurant Association. That’s a lot of money we’re spending on meals out! On your next food outing, be sure to keep these tips in mind to shrink your bill.
Go to Restaurant.com and enter in a coupon code for restaurant.com that will get you a $25 voucher. You can find the coupon code by searching online at sites like RetailMeNot.com. Buy a local Entertainment book worth $15 that will give you lots of “buy one get one free” coupons for restaurants.
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Do your research on a site like Credit Card Guide to figure out which credit cards give you the best rewards for your diner bucks. Oftentimes, if you’re a loyal member of a mileage program, you can even earn some miles by eating at the restaurants the airline partners up with. For example, Southwest has a Rapid Rewards Dining program that credits three points for every dollar spent with their restaurant partners.
To read all of Savvy Sugar’s tips, head on over to the rest of the article.