Daily Deals Roundup

Fly a plane in 30 minutes (really!), home-organization services, oil change on the cheap, and more

By: Jazelle Hunt

Every day we find the best deals from around the area and gather them here. Check back tomorrow for more discounts on products, food, and fun.

Washingtonian Daily Deals

32 percent off bus service between DC and Brooklyn from the Know It Express

The Know It Express is the newest addition to the saturated Northeast-corridor bus industry, but it sets itself apart with bike transport and laptop rental (in addition to standard amenities such as wi-fi) as well as service between DC’s U Street, Northwest, and Brooklyn. Pay $17 for a $25 one-way ticket, $29 for a $40 round trip.

Groupon
$80 for flying lessons from Open Air Flight Training (a $152.50 value)
Fly like a bird (or more like a pilot) with this deal from Open Air Flight Training in Gaithersburg. You'll receive a 30-minute orientation on all the necessary safety and operational information and then spend the next 30-minutes among the clouds in a Cessna 172. Your instructor will handle the takeoff and landing, but for the bulk of the time you'll be flying solo. You must be 17 or older to use this voucher, but children are welcome on the flight—just notify the staff before your scheduled lesson.

Additional Groupon deals:
Half off your choice of three exterior detail and wash packages at Xtreme Auto Service (spend a minimum of $40).
$39 for half-day photo walk from Premier Photo Tour (a $99 value).

LivingSocial

$50 for $100 worth of services at Andre Chreky the Salon Spa
Andre Chreky the Salon Spa in downtown DC offers a variety of hair, nails, and skin services, including extensions, waxing, manicures and pedicures, massages, and facials. Spend $50 for $100 toward whatever you’d like.

Up to 65 percent off your choice of three services from Tranquility Med Spa
We could all use a little tranquility this time of year, and this deal from Tranquility Med Spa in Alexandria may fit the bill. Pay $30 for an hourlong Swedish or deep-issue massage (an $85 value), $50 for a 90-minute infrared body wrap (a $150 value), or $50 for an hourlong anti-aging facial (a $135 value).

Tippr
$65 for massage in your home from Pamper Perfect Mobile Spa (a $120 value)
Pamper Perfect Mobile Spa not only offers professional spa services but saves you the added stress of logistics by coming to your home. Get an hourlong massage for 45 percent off; the mobile spa serves all Washington residents.

Plum District

$99 for two hours of home organization services from Clutterbusters (a $198 value)
If digging something valuable out of your attic, basement, or garage sounds more daunting than digging out of last winter’s Snowmaggedon, then take a look at this deal from Clutterbusters. In two hours, a specialist will help you evaluate your situation, sort and discard (when necessary), and give you tools to stay organized. Buy this deal for two hours of streamlining salvation—this voucher also lets you add time at $75 an hour and can help you properly discard your junk and larger unwanted items.

$20 for $40 worth of natural products from Abe’s Market online
Abe’s Market is a natural-everything emporium: The online store sells food, cosmetics, clothes, housewares, and more. Most of the products are made by small-business owners using eco-friendly methods. Get this deal for half off $40 worth of products.

Wow.com

$24 for an oil-and-filter change and Virginia state inspection at Dulles Auto Service Center (a $51 value)
Dulles Auto Service Center in Sterling is offering an oil-and-filter change along with your annual inspection for $24. Get it all done in one shot with this deal.

Certifikid

$85 for unlimited MusiKids winter open-play pass (a $234 value)
Introduce your child to a love of music with this deal. MusiKids in Bethesda fosters musical intelligence and aptitude in children up to age five by infusing lessons with play. Purchase this deal (one per child) and choose a 90-minute open-play session from the schedule. Also, take $15 off the price of a future class by mentioning “Certifikid.”

TRAVEL DEALS

LivingSocial Escapes
$121 for a one-night stay for two at the Inn at the Olde Silk Mill in Fredericksburg, Virginia (a $243 value)
The Inn at the Olde Silk Mill
is a plush, antiques-furnished inn in historic Fredericksburg. Nearby attractions include Ferry’s Farm, where George Washington grew up (open to the public for tours and hikes), Kenmore, an elegant Colonial mansion, and several tour companies that explore Fredericksburg’s rich history. This deal includes breakfast, a bistro lunch, and a winetasting at the Potomac Point Vineyard.

MindBodyGreen Travel

As low as $709 for a three-night, all-inclusive last-minute getaway for two at Prana del Mar in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
To take advantage of this deal, you must arrive to Prana del Mar no later than December 27. The solar-powered yoga retreat along the beach and near a mountain range offers hiking, horseback riding, ATVs, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, and much more. Pay $709 for three nights in a standard room, $959 for four nights, or $1,169 for five nights; or spend $979 for three nights in a suite, $1,289 for four nights, or $1,559 for five nights. The deal includes three daily meals, a midmorning yoga class, and all taxes and fees.

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