$8.50 Admission to Morgan’s Wonderland!

Here’s a great deal on admission to Morgan’s Wonderland!  Head over to Groupon and get admission for 2 for just $22, then use promo code OFF to receive $5 off!  You’ll get 2 tickets for just $17, so just $8.50 each.  Groupon discount valid through 07/30.

Note that special needs and children under 2 are always free.  Adult admission at the gate is $17 and children, military, and seniors are $11.  Also, this offer does not include admission to their waterpark, Inspiration Island.  You can find pricing for that here.

20% off Groupon Local Deals (Get a PogoPass for $31.98)!

UPDATE:  The Groupon offer is no longer available, but you can still get a Pogo Pass for $39.98 (a 60% savings) when you head over here and use promo code CURRENCY.

Save 20% off Groupon Local Deals when you use promo code WOW20 through tomorrow, 07/26 SALE3 through 07/28!  There’s a max of $50 and you can do this deal up to 3 times.

If you’re local to San Antonio, you’ll want to check out this PogoPass offer.  For just $31.98 (after 20% off promo code) you’ll get admission to multiple venues around town.  Use your pass to visit Splashtown, Incredible Pizza, SA Aquarium, Pump It Up, Laser Legend, SA Stars games, Urban Air, University Bowl and more.  After visits to just 2 venues it pays for itself.  Get your discounted pass here.

This deal is also available in Austin/Waco, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Las Vegas.  Pogo Pass is also available in Phoenix/Tuscon, but there’s currently no Groupon for it.  You can still get a pass here with promo code CURRENCY.

National Women Learn to Surf Day at Schlitterbahn Waterparks!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Schlitterbahn Waterparks.

I’m so excited that Schlitterbahn New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn Galveston will be hosting National Women Learn to Surf Day this month!  Lessons will be taught by surfing champs Cathy and Morgan Seabert at both the New Braunfels and Galveston parks.

My favorite part is that I’M INVITED!  The one thing I’ve been too chicken to do at Schlitterbahn all these years is ride the Boogie Bahn.  Ok, there are really two things, but I’ll tackle the SkyCoaster another day. Really my fear of the Boogie Bahn is the embarrassment of not knowing what I’m doing, but if I’ve got the experts there to teach me I’m gonna learn.  I can’t wait to see my girls (ages 11 and 13) try it out too.

If you want to get in on the fun you can email at social@schlitterbahn(dot)com and put I WANT TO SURF IN NEW BRAUNFELS as the subject.  They will draw 2 dozen winners on 07/09, who will each be able to bring a guest.  If you’re chosen you’ll learn to surf in the morning and then you can stay and play in the park all day for FREE.  Here’s all you need to know about this event.  I hope to see you there.

National Women Learn to Surf DayWednesday, July 12, 2017

Who:
Schlitterbahn Waterparks will be celebrating National Women Learn to Surf Day with lessons at both New Braunfels and Galveston parks.

What:
National Women Learn to Surf Day will feature inland surfing champions/mom & daughter duo Cathy and Morgan Seabert. Both will be on hand to teach women how to surf on the park’s inland surf ride, the Boogie Bahn, as a way to raise the profile of women in this sport and celebrate Women of the Wave.

Photo opps:
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Schlitterbahn Galveston

Where:
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, 588 S. Union St., New Braunfels, TX 78130.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark, 2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, TX 77554

Background: Schlitterbahn New Braunfels was the site of the invention of inland surfing, and now the ride has expanded to locations – including cruise ships – around the world.  Every week world Champions, Cathy and Morgan give lessons to aspiring surfers, but most are boys and young men.  To attract more women to the sport, Schlitterbahn has declared July 12 as National Women Learn to Surf Day to encourage girls and women to take their turn on the world’s most perfect wave.

Before you go, you might want to check out my post on 12 Tips to Own Your Schlitterbahn Trip.

Pirates of the Caribbean Prize Pack Giveaway!

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If you love Pirates of the Caribbean you’re going to love this giveaway.  I’ve teamed up with The Hopping Bloggers to bring you this amazing prize pack giveaway!  Take a look at all that’s included, be sure to check out the movie trailer, and enter the giveaway below.

Pirates of the Caribbean is one of Disney’s most popular series of films. Originally based off the popular ride at the Disney parks, they quickly became a hit. Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth film in the series, will be hitting theaters everywhere soon, and to celebrate The Hopping Bloggers have put together an awesome prize pack for one lucky reader! This package is worth nearly $200 and includes:

Synopsis
Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES opens in theaters everywhere May 26th!

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4 Six Flags Fiesta Texas Tickets & a $25 Simon Malls Gift Card for $85!

UPDATE:  The below deal is over, but there’s another IHOP & Six Flags deal.  Get a $25 IHOP gift certificate, a 4 pack of Six Flags Fiesta Texas Tickets and FOUR 2018 Book of Free from Groupon for just $99!  Enjoy the tickets during Holiday in the Park (11/18/17 – 01/07/18).  Allow time for delivery.

 

San Antonio, for a limited time you can head to Ingram Park Mall for a great deal on Six Flags Fiesta Texas tickets!  For just $85 you’ll receive a 4 pack of tickets, a tote bag, water bottle and a $25 Simon gift card.  So it you plan on shopping at Simon Malls anyway, that’s like getting each Fiesta Texas ticket for just $15!

Just visit the Ingram Park Mall Management office on the 2nd floor (across from SSFCU), while supplies last.  The tickets will be valid through sometime in May.  See details here.

As far as I know, this deal is NOT available at Rolling Oaks or North Star Malls, but please let me know if you find otherwise.

The Six Flags Fiesta Texas park will reopen weekends starting February 25th and will be open during Spring Break.  See the full calendar here. Also, in case you haven’t heard what’s new in 2017, they’re opening the new Thunder Rapids Water Coaster and they will hold a Marti Gras Festival from March 24th to April 30th.  Find out more here.

For more San Antonio fun you may want to check out Pogo Pass.  For a one time fee of $39.98 you’ll get admission to multiple venues around town, including Splashtown, Laser Legend, SA Aquarium, SA Zoo, Incredible Pizza, Pump It Up, Urban Air, and more!  You’ll even get tickets to see the SA Rampage, SA Stars and UTSA football games.  You’ll have a whole year to use your pass.  Just head over to Pogo Pass using this link and enter promo code CURRENCY at checkout.

Pogo Pass San Antonio – One Time Fee of $49.98 for Admission to Splashtown, Pump It Up, Incredible Pizza, SA Stars & More!

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San Antonio, have you heard of Pogo Pass?  They’re brand new to the area and offer admission to several venues with purchase of a single pass.  That’s right, you can hop around town to select venues throughout the year for just $39.98 (reg $99.95) $49.98 (reg $124.95 (sorry this price went up as new Texas locations have been added).  In order to receive this price be sure to use this link and enter promo code CURRENCY at checkout.

The $39.98 pass includes admission to Splashtown (1 visit), Incredible Pizza, Pump It Up, San Antonio Stars and San Antonio Rampage (all 2 visits each), and more!  As you can see, it more than pays for itself!

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Once you make your purchase you’ll receive your pass immediately via email, which you can print out and start using the same day.  If you prefer, you can log into your Pogo account on your smart phone and just show your pass from your phone.

I’m so excited to be partnering with Pogo Pass and plan to use this for my own family outings.  What are you waiting for?  Get started here.  If you’re at all worried about them being new to the area you can find their A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau here.  They’ve been operating successfully in Phoenix for about 3 years.

If you happen to live in Phoenix you can also receive this deal following the same steps above.  If you live in the Austin or Dallas, TX area be patient, they’re coming to you soon!

Also, stay tuned for a giveaway just in time for Spring Break!

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston & South Padre Island!

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by US Family Guide and Schlitterbahn.  I will be receiving accommodations and tickets in exchange for my honest review.

Spring Break is right around the corner.  If you don’t have plans yet you should consider either Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Galveston, who is celebrating their 10 year anniversary, or Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort in South Padre Island, who celebrating their 15 year anniversary this year!

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The Galveston location has been voted the World’s Best Indoor Waterpark for 8 straight years!  They have more than 33 attractions and a Transportainment River system.  This year they’re unveiling the world’s tallest water coster, The MASSIV!

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As with all of the Schlitterbahn Waterpark locations, South Padre has something for everyone.  It’s a 25-acre beachfront paradise where you can enjoy nearly two dozen world-class attractions, roar down 13 amazing indoor and outdoor water slides, or relax in their Seaside Pool.

One of the coolest things about South Padre Island location is that they also have a Trasportainment River system that connects 8 attractions including rapids, chutes and gentle currents to maximize your time in the water and eliminates line.

Their Beach Resort is awesome too.  Year round amenities include a heated swim-up pool, an indoor heated waterpark (open weekends and select weekdays), a carousel & more.  You can find their Stay and Play packages here.  What’s really neat is that they’ve found several ways to “go green”.  It has a retractable roof over the indoor waterpark that was built from an old greenhouse, lots of furniture that was built from salvaged trees pulled from road projects, and they use mulch from scorched trees that were recovered after wildfires.Screen shot 2016-02-23 at 8.02.05 AM

Based on my trip to Schillterbahn New Braunfels last year (you can read about that here) you’ll definitely want to take a waterproof camera or waterproof case for your phone to capture all of the memories you’re going to make.  We had such a blast last year, I can’t wait to visit Schiltterbahn this year.  Be sure to follow Schlitterbahn Galevston and Schlitterbahn South Padre Island on Facebook for all the latest info.

Earn Cash Back for Seeing Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 or Penguins of Madagascar!

Screen shot 2014-11-28 at 6.07.36 PMIf you’re headed to the movies this weekend, we’ve got 2 movie offers available in the Ibotta app.  Earn $1 back when you see Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 and $1 back when you see Penguins of Madagascar.  These offers are valid at AMC, Regal, Edwards, and United Artist Theaters.