The Atlanta Journal-Constitution helps find metro Atlanta deals and bargains to save you money

Summer like a local with Loews

12:17 pm May. 27, 2015

Loews Hotels & Resorts’ Southern properties are offering a special program to let you vacation like a local this summer at great rates.

The program is available at Loews Atlanta, Loews New Orleans and Loews Vanderbilt

JessicaShops: Travel for retirees, thrift sale, wine tasting

7:03 am Mar. 25, 2015

Overseas deals: recently cited Panama, Ecuador and Belize as countries with the best incentives for foreign retirees, with savings on things such as travel, utility bills and medication. For example, Panama has a “pensionado” visa, available to anyone with a lifetime pension of more than $1,000 a month. Discounts include 20 percent off medical services, 50 percent off entertainment, 25 percent off restaurant meals, 25 percent off airfare

Last minute spring break travel deals

1:24 pm Mar. 23, 2015

So, spring break is almost here and you haven’t made any travel plans. Is it too late to put together a reasonably priced trip? Not necessarily, say experts.  As always, it depends on where you

JessicaShops: Baseball vacation, free mail scale, home deals

9:55 am Mar. 11, 2015

Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa/Major League Baseball: Take the family on a baseball-themed vacation to the spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals in Florida. Book the “Diamond” package at the Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa ($520/night) for a one-of-a-kind “day at the stadium” experience that includes four game tickets, a behind-the-scenes tour of Roger Dean Stadium and the chance to watch batting practice on the field and

JessicaShops: Barnsley Resort, Mixed Chicks, Uber

5:44 am Feb. 4, 2015

Barnsley Resort: I rang in 2015 at Barnsley Resort and didn’t want to leave thanks to the service and the stay in a cottage. Now you can keep the New Year celebration going with the “Relax and Renew” special. Book one of the cottage-style accommodations (above) and get a $50 spa credit. Or, indulge in a 60- or 90-minute massage or body treatment and receive a free lava shell

Get away for Valentine’s Day

1:25 pm Jan. 28, 2015

If you’re looking to take a vacation (or staycation) this Valentine’s Day, here are just a few of the V-day specials in-town and nearby:

The Moon Over Georgia

W Atlanta – Buckhead: The For the Romantics Valentine’s Day Package includes complimentary dessert at Cook Hall, Godiva strawberry and banana kabobs with chocolate drizzle, complimentary in-room movie of your choice, a bottle of champagne, complimentary valet parking and late check-out (based

JessicaShops: Sell clothing, school supplies online, Tumi

5:47 am Jan. 28, 2015

Ladybugs and Lizards: Unlike most consignment stores, Ladybugs and Lizards buys your once-loved clothing outright. Each item gets a thorough inspection before it hits the sales floor, which means the store is stocked with top-quality clothing, toys and accessories, all at reasonable prices — and immediate cash in your pocket if you are selling. Shop the store’s $2 rack through the end of January. Plus, all items dated from