Cashay logo

Empowering your money

Leap Day deals 2020: Where to get discounts on food, flights, and hotels

There’s an extra day in 2020 and some retailers and companies want you to make the most out of the additional 24 hours by offering special deals that come along only once every four years.

Yahoo Money rounded up the best deals and contests that you can take advantage of on Sat., Feb. 29.

Food and drinks

Leap day deals: Krispy Kreme will deliver five dozen free original glazed doughnuts to new parents of Leap Day babies and hospital staff who helped deliver them. (Photo: AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Leap day deals: Krispy Kreme will deliver five dozen free original glazed doughnuts to new parents of Leap Day babies and hospital staff who helped deliver them. (Photo: AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • Krispy Kreme - On Feb. 29, Krispy Kreme will deliver five dozen free original glazed doughnuts to new parents of Leap Day babies and hospital staff who helped deliver them, as long as they are located within 10 miles of participating Krispy Kreme locations.

    To claim the offer, hospital staff and parents of Leap Day newborns can post on Instagram or Twitter tagging @KrispyKreme using the #KrispyKremeSpecialDelivery.

  • Legal Sea Foods - Restaurants are serving up a $29 deal for two one-pound lobsters with a choice of two side dishes on Feb. 29.

  • Hungry Howie’s - Starting Feb. 29 through March 3, carry-out customers can get a large one-topping pizza for 29 cents when you buy a large pizza at regular price.

  • Quiznos - The sandwich chain is riffing on a play traditionally run by the Irish — using Leap Day as a day for women to propose marriage to men.

    Anyone who proposes to their significant other on Feb. 29 using a sandwich instead of a ring can enter to win catering by Quiznos at their wedding reception.

    Newly engaged couples can post a photo or video to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using #sayyestoQuiznos for a chance to win.

  • Stella Artois - The Stella Artois Leap Day Beer Fund will give lucky winners up to $30 off your bar tab that’s spent on the company’s brew on Feb. 29. Submit a purchase receipt online and you’ll be entered in the drawing.

Flights

Leap day deals: Ten sweepstakes winners will receive a Platinum Status upgrade from Orbitz and $290 in Orbucks loyalty dollars. (Photo: Getty)
Leap day deals: Ten sweepstakes winners will receive a Platinum Status upgrade from Orbitz and $290 in Orbucks loyalty dollars. (Photo: Getty)
  • Delta Airlines - Now through March 3, 2020, the airline is offering Leap Day discounts on domestic and international destinations during certain dates of the year.

  • Air Canada - Save 25% on select economy fares in the domestic U.S., to Canada, and to international destinations like Nassau, Cancun, Punta Cana and Mexico City if you fly between March 15, 2020 and Dec. 15, 2020. Use code LEAP2020 to get the offer, which ends on March 1, 2020.

  • Orbitz - Ten winners will receive a Platinum Status upgrade and $290 in Orbucks loyalty dollars that can be used to get TSA PreCheck, hotel perks, and more. Follow Orbitz on Instagram and comment with #OrbitzSweepstakes through Feb. 29 for a chance to win.

Hotels

  • Motel 6 - Guests can enjoy 10%, 15%, or 20% off the best available rates at participating Motel 6 locations. Valid only for online bookings now through March 2 and available for stays through March 31.

  • Hotels.com - Select properties on Hotels.com are 29% off through March 2020. When you use the code LEAPYEAR2020, you can save an extra 8%.

Other travel

Leap day deals: Sightseers can receive up to 15% off their city attraction passes as part of a Leap Day flash sale. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Leap day deals: Sightseers can receive up to 15% off their city attraction passes as part of a Leap Day flash sale. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
  • Go City - Sightseers can receive up to 15% off their city attraction passes as part of a Leap Day flash sale. When you purchase online between Feb. 27 and March 1, travelers get 15% off Go City passes.

Stephanie is a reporter for Yahoo Money and Cashay, a new personal finance website. She can be reached at stephanie.asymkos@yahoofinance.com. Follow her on Twitter @SJAsymkos.

Read more information and tips in our Spending section

Read more personal finance information, news, and tips on Cashay

Follow Cashay on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook