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Your May Guide To The Best Deals This Month (From Free Food To Cheap Flights)

Mekelle Bess
May 4, 2018
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For some, May means endless chips and margaritas in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, and to others, it means pulling out their best dresses and hats to cheer on horses in the iconic Kentucky Derby. For others still, it means the weather is finally warming up, and it’s time to have fun! And nothing says fun like the best May deals and steals!

No matter what you’re doing this May, make sure you don’t miss out on these deals that are going on this week and throughout the month! We searched high and low around the internet for the best of the best, because hey, nothing is better than cheap food and almost free airline tickets.

Nothing tastes better than free food:

Bahama Breeze: Get $5 margaritas now through 5/5 at Bahama Breeze. That’s $2 off the normal price. (This isn’t valid in Ohio or Virginia or after 9 pm).

Chili’s: Chili’s will be running drink specials on 5/5 including $3 beers and $5 margaritas.

Applebee’s: The $1 margarita (Dollarita) that ran in April is being extended and offered at participating locations through 5/5. Plus you can get $2 Dos Equis through May.

Chuy’s: Chuy’s is kicking off the celebration this weekend with three days of festivities beginning Friday. Check your local Chuy’s Facebook page for details. Drink specials will no doubt be a hit including the $1 Coronas from 4 pm to close on 5/4 and $1 floaters on 5/4 and 5/5. Enter to win a dinner for two using the hashtag #ChuysCinco on Instagram.

Hard Rock Café: If you’re in New York, Hard Rock Cafe New York is offering a special on a new margarita from 5/1 to 5/6. Get a Rockin’ Fresh Rita by saying “Rockin” to your waiter or bartender.

Tijuana Flats: Grab $2 tacos and $2 beers 5/4 through 5/6.

Chipotle: Get free delivery on $10 or more when you order through DoorDash using promo code GETCHIPOTLE now through 5/6.

Papa Johns: Get 30% off your online order (regularly priced pizzas) with code ENJOY30 now through 5/31. Or get a large one topping pizza, side of bread and two-liter Pepsi for $12.99 with promo code 1299MEAL.

Carrabba’s: Buy one entrée and get a free order of spaghetti and meatballs to take home now through 5/6.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Specials vary this week starting Tuesday and running through 5/5. Get $4 Corona Extras all day on 5/5.

Restaurant.com: Get $5 for $25 restaurant certificates with code CINCO on 5/4.

From 5/7 to 5/13 get buy one get one $25 Restaurant.com eGift Cards for $8.

From 5/10 to 5/11 get $2 for $25 certificates with code: TWO.

From 5/16 to 5/17 get half off restaurant certificates with code: FRESH.

On 5/23 receive an extra 40% Off restaurant certificates with code: SUNSET

Book a cheap flight, you’ll thank us later:

CheapOAir: From 5/1 to 5/30 take up to $40 off domestic travel in the U.S. off with Promo Code USA40. Book Now! 

From 5/1 to 5/30 save up to $20 with Promo Code RT20 on roundtrip fares. Book Now!

Get away, get away, get away:

Dominican Republic Villa: From 5/1 to 5/31 get up to 70% off on luxury Dominican Republic stays! Let’s go!

Los Cabos Vacation: From 5/1 to 7/31 save up to 50% off Los Cabos vacations! Book Now!

All-Inclusive Mexican Getaway: From 5/1 to 5/30 get an all-inclusive Mexico vacation for up to 60% off.

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay Jamaica: From 5/1 to 5/30 its the kids stay and eat free sale! Save up to 60%. Book Now!

With all these May deals, the only dilemma now is where to go and what to do this month. Here’s a pro tip: You can’t go wrong.

Illustration: Laura Caseley for The Money Manual

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