Posts by Teresa


Finding the best rental car deal

These days, car rental rates are changing faster than television networks launch reality series. Our travel strategist at Living on the Cheap has 10 tips to help you get the best rental car deal, whether you’re traveling to Florida or elsewhere, or even having your car repaired. (via Living on the Cheap)


Is that bargain cruise a deal?

Cruises are an easy and cheap vacation for many of us in Florida. Since it’s easy to get to the port, we’re in a great opportunity to take advantage of all kinds of cruise deals. But, as cruise expert Lillian Africano tells us at Living on the Cheap, to make sure your cruise remains a true bargain, you have to… Read more »


Check out our new coupons page

The show “Extreme Couponing” has brought new attention to the money you can save on groceries by judicious use of coupons. While we don’t advocate that you stockpile a 30-year supply of toilet paper in your garage, we do recommend looking for coupons before you head to the grocery store. If you’re looking for coupons, check out our new coupon… Read more »

Great new website: Living on the Cheap

We know you love all the great Florida deals you find at Jacksonville on the Cheap. Now we’ve got another great resource to save you time and money: Living on the Living on the Cheap is a new national consumer news website, offering advice on sports and recreation, entertainment, travel, couponing, shopping, personal finance and more. It’s a one-stop-shopping… Read more »

Free Legoland passes for teachers

On Oct. 15, LEGOLAND Florida is scheduled to open its doors. Florida teachers can get a free annual pass, valued at $129, to Legoland Florida. To receive the pass, teachers must register online, print out a page with a discount code and take it to Legoland Florida’s ticket window, along with their most recent pay stub, Florida photo ID and… Read more »

Free Amazon prime for college kids

Here’s a great back-to-school freebie from Tania at Albuquerque on the Cheap: If you need your textbooks (or anything else) in a hurry, the Amazon Prime service offers two-day shipping for speedy delivery, with no minimum order. The service usually costs $79 a year, but college students signing up for the free Amazon Student membership program also get Amazon Prime… Read more »