Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here to make sure you don’t miss out. Every week we’ll highlight our favorite deals from Metro’s local partners – destinations, sporting events, concerts, museums, theme parks, shops and more – and provide all the info you need to take advantage of these offers.
L.A. Red Carpet Summer
This summer, LA is rolling out the red carpet and the savings are all yours! Go to discoverLosAngeles.com and then Go Metro to a variety of special event, dining and lodging offers that make staying close to home an attractive alternative this summer.
15% off introductory packages at iFly Hollywood Indoor Skydiving [add to Google Calendar]
You can experience human body flight! Indoor Skydiving at iFLY Hollywood is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for skydivers. No experience is necessary, great fun for all ages, three and up.
Dates: Through June 30, 2010
Discount: 15% off introductory packages
Restrictions: Flyers must be over 3 years old; not pregnant; have no history of shoulder dislocations; no heart, neck or back problems; and under 250 lbs. Special Offer must be presented at time of purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
How to get it: Visit discoverLosAngeles.com for more information and to download the exclusive savings.
Where: 1000 Universal City Plaza
Nearby Rail: Red Line Universal City Station
$3 off Adult Admission to The GRAMMY Museum
This one-of-a-kind, 21st-century Museum explores and celebrates all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the GRAMMY Award.
Discount: $3 off any adult admission
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card at the GRAMMY Museum Box Office.
Where: 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station
15% off entire bill Birrieria Jalisco
Enjoy Mexican cuisine with the authentic flavor of Guadalajara at Birrieria Jalisco, located ½ a block off the Metro Gold Line Mariachi Plaza Station in Boyle Heights. Be sure to try their house specialty, birria, a favorite for more than 35 years.
Discount: 15% off entire bill
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card to the cashier.
Where: 1845 East 1st St.
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Mariachi Plaza
Save $2 at Monsters and Miracles at Skirball [add to Google Calendar]
Discover the colorful history of the Jewish picture book at Monsters and Miracles: A Journey through Jewish Picture Books. View more than 130 original works of art, texts, computer-generated images, and collages from time-honored classics and popular favorites.
Discount: $2 off admission
How to get it: Show your valid Metro pass, Metro rail ticket or TAP card.
Where: 2701 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Sepulveda/Skirball Center (761, 233)