Vacation Meal Deals

Charlotte (WBTV) The average family will spend a nice chunk of their yearly income on their summer vacation, a quarter of that is estimated to go towards food!  Thanks to smartphone apps you can now find out about good meal deals for your kids no matter where you travel in the US. has been around for years as a web site that tracks good prices on meals at thousands of restaurants.  Now that service is even easier with their smartphone app.  The app uses your GPS to track where you are then locate meal deals close by and beyond!  There are other apps like Kids Eat For and Kids Eat Free.  They're decent apps but I found it didn't have as much truly local fare as did.  Most of them operate on the same theme, enter you location or use your GPS and deals are displayed on your phone. 

The app Kids Eat For goes a step further with menu listings so you can make sure the restaurant will have something that everyone likes.  They also provide the restaurants phone number.  I would suggest you call ahead to make sure the deals are still on.

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