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Save $$20 on tickets, parking at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show


If you're heading to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show through Monday, save $5 on gate-price admissions by purchasing tickets online with an offer from the International Game Fishing Association in Dania Beach. Plus, get the added benefit of not waiting in line.

Save another $15 by parking at Bass Pro Shops (across from the IGFA Museum at 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, 954-929-7710) and taking free shuttles to the show. They run every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Monday.

The IGFA School of Sportfishing will be hosting fourteen free seminars a the Convention Center (with event tickets) featuring well-known South Florida captains Bouncer Smith, Ray Rosher and Jamie Bunn, among others. See the schedule at the link below.

Boat Show hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday at the Broward County Convention Center and Bahia Mar/Hall of Fame/Las Olas Marina and the Fort Lauderdale Hilton Marina.

Regular Admission:
Prime Time Preview on Thursday: $31 online, $36 gate
Two-Day Ticket: is $33 online, $38
General Admission: (adults) is $15 online, $20 gate; kids ages 6-15, $3 online, $5 gate; kids under 6 are free.

Click here to save $5 on online purchase of admission from the IGFA using code IGFA12.

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Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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