Speed Dating Deals in Philadelphia
Why You Should Go: After writing "your" instead of "you're", and "affect" instead of "effect", you've realized your scribe skills are deteriorating... and you haven't even mentioned your recent short story involving alien abduction and the Kardashians. Find new strategies to bring out your creativity and techniques to turn you into a modern day Shakespeare with a little help from Running Wild Writers. What to Choose: $110 for "Speed Dating" Intensive Writer's Workshop with Catered Lunch ($220 value) $25 for a 10-Week Writer's Jolt ($50 value) Why You'll Love It: Surround yourself with fellow scribes as you learn writing and revising techniques to take your work from amateur status to Pulitzer Prize winner (fingers crossed). Whether you jam six weeks of material into one intense day (much like a speed-dating event without the awkward conversational gaps) or receive weekly imagination-inspiring writer’s prompts, your creativity will start flowing and your pen start scribbling. What to Know: Your tutor of transcribing is none other than Lisa Kastner, published author, founder of Running Wild Writers, and former President of Pennwriters. The studio is located within walking distance of Rittenhouse Square, letting you explore the craft of writing right in the heart of Philly.
You've had visions of athletic greatness since your baby was in diapers. Help your young sports star reach full potential with today's deal from Speed Elite: Pay $25 for five group classes (regularly $60). If your child is looking to develop skills in baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, lacrosse, track and field, football, or tennis, sessions here will focus on vital techniques needed to improve performance and prevent injury. The 1,500-square-foot facility located in Oaks is complete with top-notch training equipment like a bungee apparatus, bungee harness, slide board, and a 90-meter indoor rubber floor; group training sessions pay special attention to strength training, speed and agility, and nutrition. Speed Elite's five trainers work with athletes age 8 to 50, and have helped more than 200 students excel to the collegiate and professional level; they can provide your athlete (or you) with endless opportunities to get stronger and faster -- spurring you toward total sports satisfaction.
The Fine Print
Event runs July 26-28, 2013. Reservations are required and must be made online. Cars, date and time are subject to availability; early reservations are recommended. A 7-day cancellation policy applies. Drivers must be at least 21 years old and hold a valid driver's license for more than 6 months. Height and weight restrictions apply. Must be 10 years old or older to ride along with a professional driver. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. Merchant requires purchase of insurance at time of reservation. Insurance starts at $49. Further instructions on purchasing track insurance are noted on the Travelzoo voucher. Credit card required. Subject to weather conditions and venue change. See Terms and Conditions for full details.
For $99, get behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or Ferrari and drive at high speeds on a closed course for what one Travelzoo subscriber called a "once-in-a-lifetime experience." Save more than $250 and take three laps around a private autocross course at Wells Fargo Center. The July 26-28 event begins with a safety briefing and driving instruction before hitting the course. Afterward, drivers can have professional photographs and video taken of them with the cars. If your need for speed requires more than three laps, take six laps around the course for $189, regularly $479. Or for $79, speed enthusiasts age 10 and older can take the passenger seat while a professional Imagine Lifestyles driver takes the wheel. Note: This offer is on an autocross course; event does not take place on actual raceway. Terms and Conditions Event runs July 26-28, 2013. Reservations are required and must be made online. Cars, date and time are subject to availability; early reservations are recommended. Additional dates may be added as indicated on the reservations website. In order to reserve 6 laps for the $189 package, you must repeat the booking steps listed in your voucher and request the same date/time/car using the same voucher number. A 7-day cancellation policy applies; voucher subject to forfeiture. Limit 5 voucher purchases per person; additional may be purchased as gifts. Limit 5 per visit. This voucher is for a date-specific event. Once the voucher is purchased, no refunds will be given. Valid only at listed location. Drivers must be at least 21 years old and must hold a valid driver's license for more than 6 months. Drivers cannot be more than 6 feet, 4 inches tall. Maximum weight is 325 pounds. Drivers must sign waiver. Merchant requires purchase of insurance at time of reservation. Insurance starts at $49. Further instructions on purchasing track insurance are noted on the Travelzoo voucher. Credit card required. Must be 10 years old or older to ride along with a professional driver. Subject to weather conditions and venue change. Gratuity and tax, if applicable, are not included. This deal cannot be combined with any other offer. Must be used in 1 visit.