If your budget is strained by holiday spending on shopping and parties, take advantage of these deals and discounts before they disappear on the last day of 2016 or the first day of 2017. Local and national deals follow:
NYC only deals
Uber rides in Brooklyn $8 or less. Through New Year’s Eve.
FREE museum admission and more with NYC ID Card. The card also serves as a library card, and has other perks. Sign up before Dec. 31.
$1 soup at Edenwok – Use coupon code SOUP to get a bowl of wonton, egg drop, miso or hot & sour soup for just one dollar, through Dec. 31. Edenwok is at 43 East 34th St.
Gift cards with bonus cash or freebies – Gift them to yourself and save money when you eat out or shop in 2017. Most cards must be purchased by Dec. 31.
BJ’s – FREE 60 day membership. Activate by Friday, Dec. 30
American Express 2x Rewards to Shop Small – Earn double Membership Rewards points for each dollar spent at local, small businesses,. Enroll any Amex card to qualify, then shop, eat, or get gas using your enrolled Card at qualifying small businesses on the Shop Small Map. Check shopsmallnow.com to find participating merchants near you. The double rewards are through Dec. 31 on up to $100,000 in purchases. Your Card must also be enrolled in the Membership Rewards program.
Free Starbucks for Life Contest – Lucky you, since you have until Jan. 17 to enter this contest, to win a daily beverage or food choice, and other prizes.