We post the deals as we find them, but offers are subject to change at any time. Please verify offers/events are still current before setting out.

Starbucks Treat Receipt $2 Drinks to September 3

The Starbucks Treat Receipt promotion runs until Labor Day, 2012. 

If you make a purchase at Starbucks in the morning during the Starbucks Treat Receipt promotion, you can return on the same day after 2 pmwith your receipt to get a Grande sized cold drink for $2, plus applicable tax. That includes Frappuccinos, iced coffees and teas.

The offer is available daily at participating Starbucks locations, no coupon required, until September 3, 2012. And don’t blame us if you get the jitters from too much caffeine ;-)

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Arby’s Sandwich 64 Cents: July 23

Arby’s celebrates its 48th anniversary this year, it was founded in 1964, and they’ve got a coupon on the Arby’s Facebook page to get a Roast Beef Classic Sandwich for 64 cents on Monday July 23, 2012.

On the Arby’s Facebook  page you’re instructed to scroll back on their timeline all the way to their founding date of 1964 to get the coupon, or you can select founded date on the Timeline at top, which is the easier way.  BUT, if this is all too confusing or if you’re not on Facebook at all, here’s the direct link to the printable  Arby’s coupon for a Roast Beef Classic Sandwich for 64 cents on July 23.

You’ll find Arby’s in New Mexico in many towns and cities, including Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Farmington, Silver City, Alamogordo, Hobbs, Clovis, Gallup, and Las Vegas.

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Southwest Airlines Fare Sale

The Southwest Airlines sale offers air fares this fall from $49 one way including taxes and fees. Book fast to get the sale fares through Thursday June 14, 2012, until 11:59 pm Pacific time. The limited time promotion is valid for:

  • Travel between August 13 and November 14, 2012
  • Travel on any day except Fridays and Sundays
  • Excluding blackout dates: August 18 and 30, and September 3 and 4.

The one way sale fares are calculated by distance and include taxes and fees on nonstop flights.  Flights to/from Albuquerque are included in the promotion, and also El Paso (for readers traveling to/from southern New Mexico).

  • $49 for one way travel up to 500 miles
  • $99 for travel between 501 miles and 1300 miles
  • $139 for travel of 1301+ miles

Sample fares are for nonstop services – fares will be “slightly higher” on connecting flights. Not all destinations may be included and obviously the sale fares depend on availability.

Book directly on Southwest.com through June 14,2012, for the sale fares. And remember that with Southwest you can take two free check-in bags.

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New Mexico Centennial 2012 Summerfest in Albuquerque: June 16

New Mexico Centennial Summerfest takes place on Saturday June 16, 2012 in Albuquerque, as a celebration of New Mexico’s Statehood Centennial.

The free New Mexico Summerfest Centennial promises a great line-up of entertainment, culminating in free evening concerts at the Albuquerque Downtown Harry E. Kinney Civic Plaza:

  • Country singer Will Banister from Clovis NM at 5:30 pm
  • Taos Pueblo Grammy award-winning musician Robert Mirabal at 6:30 pm
  • Grammy award-winning band Los Lobos at 8 pm

The day’s events starts at 12 noon, offering live entertainment at various Summerfest locations along Central Avenue, with pavilions and stages dedicated to performers reflecting New Mexico’s cultural mix: a Hispanic Heritage pavilion, a Native American stage with Gathering of Nations Inter Tribal Dancers, a New Mexico Office of African American Affairs stage, a World Pavilion, and a Rock and Rockabilly stage in honor of the classic era of Central Avenue as part of New Mexico’s historic Route 66.

Other event highlights include an arts and crafts show by New Mexico artists, a vintage car show, a Youthfest with activities for youngsters, plus storytellers, a cowboy poet, chautauquas on New Mexico history, gunfighters, drumming, dancing, and of course plenty of food vendors offering a feast of New Mexican foods!

A Science and Technology Center will feature exhibitors Spaceport America,  Explora, White Sands National Monument, Sandia National Labs,the National Museum of Nuclear History & Science, the Fractal Foundation, and other New Mexico science organizations.

All entertainment is free, and the full schedule for New Mexico Centennial Summerfest gives performance and event details and a map of the various locations.

Summerfest starts at 12 noon on June 16, and the ABQ Trolley Co will provide free trolley rides in a shuttle along Central Avenue from noon to 6 pm. 

This will be a very busy event, so if you’re visiting Albuquerque from out of town, it’s worth checking the options for New Mexico Summerfest public transportation, parking, and park and ride services.

And you might also want to check out our sister site Albuquerque on the Cheap, for local dining and attraction deals once you’re in the Duke City!

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Starbucks Half Price Frappuccinos

Get half off Starbucks Frappuccinos in a promotion through May 13, 2012. 

If you buy a Starbucks Frappuccino between 3 pm and 5 pm during the Starbucks Happy Hour promo, you get 50% off the price at participating locations.

No coupon is required, and the offer runs every day until Sunday May 13, 2012.  And don’t blame us if you get the jitters from too much caffeine ;-)

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Chili’s Free Kids Meal Coupon May 7-9

Chili’s Grill and Bar fans with families will love this!

Use this Chili’s Kids Eat Free coupon to get a a free kid’s meal from May 7 – 9 when you buy an adult entree at participating locations. In fact, the coupon fine print says it’s valid for up to two kids’ meals per adult entree ordered. You can use multiple coupons per table, and the promotion is for children aged 12 and under

The coupon is valid from Monday May 7 to Wednesday May 9, 2012, and not all locations may be participating, so call ahead if you want to be sure.

New Mexico Chili’s are in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Farmington, Roswell,  Carlsbad, Clovis, Hobbs, and Espanola.

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Starbucks Espresso Promotion BOGO Half Price

A Starbucks espresso promotion runs from March 8 and to March 14, 2012. 

If you buy a Starbucks espresso drink by 11 am on any day during the Starbucks Espresso Twice, Half the Price  promotion, you can return on the same day after 2 pm with your receipt to get half off any hot or iced espresso beverage.

The offer is available at participating Starbucks locations, no coupon required, from Thursday March 8 through Wednesday March 14, 2012.  And don’t blame us if you get the jitters from too much caffeine ;-)

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New Mexico Restaurant Week

New Mexico Restaurant Week 2012 runs through the month of March in a different city each week.

During the New Mexico Restaurant Week promotion, restaurants offer fixed price dinner menus for a flat rate.The menus are usually three courses with several choices in each course.  Some offer fixed price lunch menus too.

Santa Fe Restaurant Week is currently underway until March 11. Participating Santa Fe restaurants include Cowgirl BBQ ($19.95 dinner), Vanessie of Santa Fe ($35 dinner), The Palace Restaurant  ($30 dinner), Jambo Cafe ($19.95 dinner and $16.95 lunch), Restaurant Martin ($35 dinner / $20 lunch), El Farol ($29 dinner / $19 lunch), The Compound ($45 dinner), Geronimo ($45 dinner), and Anasazi Restaurant ($30 dinner and $20 lunch). You get a little extra at Santacafe – their $35 dinner includes a glass of Gruet sparkling wine or a sparkling cider plus tea or coffee. At Blue Corn Cafe, the dinner is $25 for TWO people!

Las Cruces Restaurant Week runs from March 11 – 18, with only one participating restaurant to date. The Double Eagle dinner menu is $29.95.

Albuquerque Restaurant Week is from March 18 – 25. Restaurants taking part include Jinja Bar & Bistro  ($21 dinner and $13 lunch at both Jinja locations), Artichoke Cafe ($35 dinner / $18 lunch), Scalo ($22.50 lunch), and Seasons Rotisserie & Grill ($30 dinner / $15 lunch). The St Clair Winery & Bistro $30 dinner menu includes wine samples with all three courses, and the dinner at Sandiago’s Mexican Grill at the Tramway is $20 PER COUPLE!

Taos Restaurant Week runs from March 25 – April 1.  Participating Taos restaurants include El Meze, ($35 dinner), and Doc Martin’s at the Taos Inn ($25 dinner). 

Restaurant reservations are recommended.

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Curves Club Free Week Pass

Update March 6: This offer has now expired/links removed. Subscribe to New Mexico on the Cheap by RSS or email for so you don’t miss out next time!

For a limited time, new visitors can get a free Curves one week guest pass to the Curves women-only fitness and weight-loss clubs. This offer is only for people new to Curves, to give you a chance to see if the Curves program is a good match for you, and there are no commitments or contracts.

Either use the deal for a free week guest pass on your first visit, or exchange it for a discount on membership. We’re not sure how long this deal is available, but it’s a “limited time” freebie, and they tend to pull these offers once a certain quantity have been claimed.

The Curves free week pass is valid at participating locations – inset your zip code at the link to find the nearest clubs.  New Mexico Curves clubs are in many locations, including Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Espanola, Los Alamos, Silver City, Las Vegas, Farmington, Gallup, Alamogordo, Carlsbad, and Roswell.

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BOGO Free Chicken Sandwich at Burger King

This Burger King deal through March 5, 2012, is for a BOGO free Burger King Chicken Sandwich  at participating restaurants. No coupon is needed to get the freebie, just buy a Chicken Club Sandwich, Original Chicken Sandwich, or Italian Chicken Sandwich to get a second one totally free. You can combine the chicken sandwich choices however you want, the freebie is the sandwich or equal or lesser value.

New Mexico Burger King locations are in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Roswell, Farmington, Alamogordo, Espanola, Taos, Gallup, Silver City, Las Vegas NM, and many other hungry places.

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