Smart Saver Vancouver

It’s time for the Smart Saver again and this time I would like to give you a few cheap options for my favourite activity; eating.

Bon’s Off Broadway
If you partied a little too hard at PuB NiGHT you might want to get a good breakfast to come back to life. A cheap place to go is Bon’s Off Broadway. Here you can have breakfast and brunch for only $2.95. Obviously you shouldn’t expect a 5-star restaurant for those prices, but the food is actually pretty good. They are located on 2451 Nanaimo Street and are open Monday – Friday from 7:00 AM till 8:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM till 8:00 PM.

Hi-Five
A great place to get lunch if you’re in Gastown is Hi-Five. They make a few different grilled cheeses varying from $3 to $6. However, they are only open on Thursday from 6:00 PM till midnight and Friday and Saturday from 8:00 PM till 2:00 AM.

Gringo
If you like tacos Gringo is the place for you. This cool, upbeat and very colourful taco bar is located in Gastown and their prices start at $2.75 per taco and $3.75 for a Lager or Pale Ale.

Tacotime
Another option for tacos is going to Tacotime. This fast food like restaurant for tacos has four locations in downtown and serves tacos, burritos and a few other dishes. There is also the option to make your dish a meal. You can find one of these in the food court right next to our office.18516328_1752580871424023_1394152612_n

The Hastings Warehouse / The Famous Warehouse / The Capital
These are the places where the dishes are only $5 each. The menus are all quite similar and even though it’s only 5 dollar, the food is pretty good. The Hastings Warehouse is located at 156 West Hastings Street, The Famous Warehouse at 989 Granville Street and The Capital on 1778 Davie Street.

Street Food Vancouver
Another great option for food is a food truck, you can find them around the city and a lot of them have really good food. A good way to find one is by using the Street Food Vancouver App. This will show you which ones are open and where you can find them.

I hope to see you all tonight at The Charles Bar!

– Danielle

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Smart Saver Vancouver

As most of you spent a lot of money during your stay, it might be good to save some money as well. Even though we would like to save money, we still want to do as much as possible. These Smart Savers are the perfect option for some cheap activities.

Tuesday is the time for you to do some activities in Vancouver. Remember when we told you about the discounts on Tuesday at several cinemas? There are lots of free activities on Tuesday as well. Some museums in Vancouver offer free admission on certain days. Vancouver Art Gallery, for example, offers admission by donation on Tuesdays. So if you are really into arts, this is a great opportunity for you to see some.

No time on Tuesday? Then there are still plenty of activities left for you. The GMS observatory is all year round admission by donation as well. It is a place where you can take a look at the stars through a telescope. You can find this attraction next to the Space Centre. Time to let your inner astronaut free! Another option could17091377_10208378125391710_1431619593_o also be the Burnaby Village Museum. This museum is free all year round, so there is plenty of time for you to visit it.

Besides that, the Vancouver Convention Centre offers free guided public tours throughout the year. During the guided tours they will talk about the rooftop, the wood used for the interior and the art exhibits. The place to be for interior designers, I would say. However, they only offer it at select days due to busy activities held in the Convention Centre. Check out their website for more information about their schedule for the public tours!

Lastly, you can also enjoy a day at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Unfortunately, this museum is not free, but it is cheaper on Thursday evenings between 5 PM and 9 PM. If you liked the totem poles in Stanley Park, then you should definitely check out this museum. The exhibition entails artifacts and objects which have been created by the First Nations people. You get to know a bit more about the history of Vancouver and Canada by visiting this museum. The admission is normally $18. Save some money by going on Thursday evening with a ticket of only $10.

– Iris

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Time to rock your night away!

A special update on what you can do in the weekend! Are you looking for something to do on Friday? Then this is your chance!

This Friday The Quixotic Neurotics are going to perform at Studio Records. They will blow your mind with their alternative music! Their songs are mainly covers16521763_10154812412111421_670351408_n at the moment, so you may even know some songs as well! The concert is only $10 if you pay it in advance and $12 when you get tickets at the door. It is quite hard to find a concert for such a cheap price. Therefore, if you like this kind of music, you should definitely check it out! The doors open at 7.30 pm, so it is easy to combine with your placement. As this performance will take place in a pub, you are only able to go there if you are 19+.

That is not even all of it, The Quixotic Neurotics are supporting The Ashes together with Cheap Flavor and LoveLation. That means you get to listen to 4 bands for only $12! The Ashes is a French band with the genre Noisy Pop. They have been combining melodies of post punk and rock ever since 2012. Furthermore, the Canadian alternative blues rock band Cheap Flavor will give you the opportunity to get to know a music genre, which you do not hear that often. Lastly, LoveLation is a Canadian rock band which was inspired by the 60s and 70s music. This combined with modern grunge is their music like we know it today.

Together they are going to make sure that your night will be unforgettable!

– Iris

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Smart Saver Vancouver

Craving for something cheap? Then this is the right place for you! INTERNeX has been busy all week searching for good promotions or cheap places to share with you.

Used to getting coffee in the morning? A small speciality coffee is only $1 at the Mc Donald’s at the moment, so it is definitely worth it to switch coffee shops for a while just for this promotion. This promotion started at the 23rd of January and will last till the end of this week, so use this moment to enjoy a 16467040_1625292964152815_2118773967_ncheap coffee for once. Getting used to having coffee at the Mc Donald’s after this promotion? No worries, if you buy 7 coffees, you get the next one for free. You only need to keep the reward card and put the stickers from your cup on it. The reward card is also on your cup! Besides this promotion the Mc Donald’s is also offering digital coupons, which you can download from the site. However, you can also download the Mc Donald’s app for weekly promotions.

Today it is wings Wednesday, so that means you can get wings for a cheap price at restaurants all over Vancouver. The cheapest price that we found is 33 cents per wings in the Famous Warehouse. However, it is also worth checking out when it is not a Wednesday, as all their meals are $5 and therefore a good choice to go to if you want to go out for dinner, but already spent a lot of money.

Not into a coffee or food? At Cinema Public House and The Butcher & Bullock got $2 Tuesdays, when they offer beers for $2. So that means you can get wasted without spending too much money. Almost sounds too good to be true, right?

If you have not found the Dollarama yet, you definitely have to check it out as well. You can almost get everything at Dollarama, from baking forms to food and much more. If you need anything for your housing, first check out Dollarama before going to another place, as it can save you lots of money. Dollarama, your best friend from now on!

Every dollar counts, so keep these tips in mind when spending your money!

– Iris

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Smart Saver

It’s Sunday again and time for Smart Saver. This time we have a suggestion for a fun and cheap way of discovering places of Vancouver that you might not have thought of going. But no worries it’s totally safe. It’s called geocaching and is a form of treasure hunt where you have to track and find small containers situated around the city. In the small containers you might find a great treasure as well, who knows. Geocaching is a phenomenon that has gained in popularity, and a fun way to discover secret gems of Vancouver. It’s, easy and for free! You can use your mobile or a GPS for this activity. So what are you waiting for? Join the fun and explore Vancouver in a new and different way! Click here for more information on how to join this activity.

After an exciting treasure hunt you might find yourself a bit hungry but you don’t want to spend all of your savings on just one meal. No worries. Just walk to the Babylon Cafe at 1156 Denman Street. Here you’ll be able to get the most delicious shawarma wraps that will definitely satisfy your hunger. All you need to pay is 5-7$.

 

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Smart Saver

It’s smart saver sunday again! This time we have another delicious money saver for you in Vancouver’s beautiful Gastown!

Who doesn’t like to go out for lunch, to escape the office for an hour and to enjoy a good meal? Well, we just found the perfect spot for you to do so, the old spaghetti factory in Gastown. During lunch hour (noon – 2.30pm) the OSF offers you a $10 lunch, including a salad or soup as starter a main dish and an ice or coffee as dessert. Can you imagine this all for $10! For the main dish you can choose one of their 10 special lunch offers:

– Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich with Fries

– Flatbread Pizza and Caesar

– Lasagna

– Manicotti

– Seafood Lino

– Hot Roast Beef Sandwich with Fries

– Chicken clubhouse Sandwich with Fries

– Philadelphia Cheese Stak Sandwich with Fries

– Chicken Dippers and Fries

– Soup and Salad

Well if you are not mouth watering by now, I don’t know it anymore. And no worries you can have all of this delicious food within the 1 hour of your luck break.

How knows, maybe we see each other at the OSF next week 😉

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Smart Saver

This week we’ve got several different suggestions for reasonably priced activities that will make you save money!

On Sunday nights 7:30pm at Havana Theatre you’ll be able to join a hilarious improvisation comedy for only 8$. Yes, you can actually join this comedy. Spectators will be involved while the comedians battle against each other in a fight to be the best comedian at Commercial Drive. At the end of this great show, the audience will vote for the best comedian. So bring your friends for a funny and entertaining Sunday night at 1212 Commercial Drive. Click here for more information.

At the moment the weather just keeps being superb, and this is something that you definitely should take advantage of
since you never know if it will start raining a lot like it quite often does here in Vancouver. Take the opportunity and go with some friends on a free camping trip in and around Vancouver. It isn’t always easy to find the right spot for a camping trip without having to pay or because the site is private property. However, there are a couple of sites in and around Vancouver that offers free and legal camping. These include for instance Mount Seymore, Cypress Mountain. Click here for more information. Or if you`re not so much into camping you can just go to one of the several beaches that Vancouver has to offer and enjoy the sun.

Lastly, you might want to try out a visit and private tour of one of the most expensive houses in Vancouver for free! So feel free to dream big for a moment while walking around in houses worth millions and millions of Dollars. You`ll have the chance to take a look at massive luxurious and beautiful properties that includes more rooms than you would ever imagine. Click here for more information on how to schedule a tour.

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