Washingtonian Daily Deals
$20 for $45 worth of food and drink at the Reserve
The Reserve in downtown DC is a wine bar and small-plates restaurant that features sip and bites from around the world. Pay $20 for $40 worth of fare.
$20 for an oil change or $53 for maintenance services from G&C Tire and Auto Services
Get your car serviced before it gives out with these deals from G&C in Chantilly and Manassas. Pay $20 for a standard oil change, including filter replacement (normally $40.95); or, get the “pothole special” for $53, which includes an alignment check, tire balance and rotation, and a state inspection to ensure everything has been set properly (a $106.80 value).
$45 for $150 toward home furnishings and accessories at Warehouse Showroom
Warehouse Showroom in Alexandria features home accessories and American-made, handcrafted furniture. Spend $45 for $150 toward turning your house into a home.
$50 for three hours of scuba diving for two with SPE Dive School (a $100 value)
Trade your legs for fins with SPE Dive School in Chevy Chase. This two-for-one deal gives you and a friend a three-hour instruction and dive. You must have basic swimming skills and be in good health; divers as young as 12 are welcome.
$40 for $85 worth of canvas prints from YPOC
Your Photo on Canvas turns your children’s drawings, favorite photos, and other images to wall art. In addition to canvas, the company can print your image on paper, wood, metal, and acrylic. Spend $40 for $85 toward personalized artwork.
$20 for $50 worth of dry cleaning at Village Square Cleaners
Village Square Cleaners has five Virginia locations and offers a 24-hour turnaround on your clothes (plus, the company delivers them to your doorstep). Buy a $50 credit for $20 and see what they can do for your wardrobe.
Deals for Deeds
$15 for $30 worth of food and drink at Scion Restaurant
Scion in DC’s Dupont Circle serves American/Asian-fusion fare such as the wasabi Caesar salad. Have a $30 meal for half off; proceeds from this deal go toward sponsoring a girl for 12 weeks of Girls on the Run, a character-building program in DC.
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$128 for two nights for two in your choice of hotel near Harrington Raceway & Casino in Delaware (a $256 value)
This deal lets you choose your accommodations. It includes $30 to spend at Harrington Raceway & Casino, two complimentary meals at International Buffet, and access to tax-free shopping at Tanger Outlet, boardwalk fun at Rehoboth beach, and experimental dining at Nage. Book your two-night stay at any of the following: AmericInn of Harrington, Milford, or Rehoboth; or the Microtel Inn and Suites of Dover.
$1,795 for a seven-night Live Well/Be Well Women’s Retreat at Playa Viva in Mexico (a $2,295 value)
The retreat is February 6 through 13 at the private beachfront eco-luxury resort Playa Viva and is ideal for yogis who want to detach and unwind. The deal includes all meals with beverages and snacks, wi-fi, and airport transportation. There’s daily beachfront Ashtanga yoga, individualized metabolism consultation to learn better eating habits, and a personalized menu of Mexican meals according to your consultation. Guests stay in 600-square-foot casitas with a large porch, ocean views, and private bathroom. Pay $1,795 for single occupancy, $2,895 for double, or $3,995 for triple.
$1,225 for a seven-night Sadhana of the Heart: Costa Rica Retreat (a $1,300 value)
This intermediate-to-advanced yoga retreat is February 13 through 20 at Boca Sombrero on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. The deal includes three organic meals each day, two daily Asana yoga sessions, and an hourlong individual healing session with acupuncturist and nutritional counselor James Bae. Pay $1,225 for a single-occupancy bamboo tent—the bug-proof structure is 64 square feet with a raised wood floor, private shower, twin beds, two fans, and a lit porch. A half bathroom is shared among three tents. You can also opt to pay $1,999 for double occupancy (a $2,100 value).