Restaurant.com 80% off gift certificates
Seems like a $25 cert for $2 would save you a bundle, right? But gift certificates from Restaurant.com come with a lot of redemption rules, like spending a certain amount above and beyond the certificate. Let's crunch the numbers and see how much we will save.
$40 food bill costs you $15 after the certificate knocks off $25
$25 certificate costs you $2
8% tax on a $40 food tab is $3.20
15% tip on a $40 bill is $6
$15 + $2 + $3.20 + 6 = $26.20. The $40 dinner ends up costing you $26.20, which is a 35% discount. Not too shabby! If you order alcohol, the discount drops because booze, like tax and tip, is not included.
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