Frequently Asked Questions


Which credit cards are accepted?

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


How will this order appear on my credit card?

For Visa and Mastercard, The Times-News will appear on your statement. For Discover and American Express, "ONLINE PHOTOS&CONTESTS" will appear on your statement.


I'm having trouble completing my purchase. Who do I contact?

If you are having technical difficulties completing your transaction, please call (208) 678-0411.


What is Today's Deal?

A local daily deal site that offers great discounts from local businesses at deep discounts.


How does Today's Deal work?

You must register an account before you are able to purchase a deal. You will only need to register once and then will be able to purchase any future deals with the same registered account. Click on the "Add to Cart" button before the expiration time listed on the deal. Follow the steps to complete your purchase.


Do I have to get others to sign up in order for me to get the deal?

No. However, we think lots of folks will want to take advantage of these great deals, so we encourage you to let others know about these great savings. Share the deal with others via e-mail, Facebook, text and Twitter. If 4 of your friends purchase the same deal from the link you share after you purchase your own…it's free!


What happens after I buy a Today's Deal deal?

After you complete your purchase, an email will be sent to you. You'll receive the Today's Deal deal coupon via e-mail to print out or coupons can be located under the “My Account” tab to be printed out as well. Then, just take the Today's Deal deal coupon to the store or business before the promotional expiration date to enjoy your fantastic deal!


When can I use my Today's Deal deal coupon?

Your Coupon is ready to use immediately after your credit card is charged, and you can use it through the expiration date. (see coupon for details on expiration dates).


What if I want to use just part of the Today's Deal deal coupon and save the rest for later?

Sorry, unless otherwise specified by the business, you'll have to use the deal in its entirety in one visit. No cash back for any unused portion will be given.


If my name is on the Today's Deal deal coupon, can the business charge my credit card?

No. The business does not have your credit card information. Only our third-party vendor who handles the transaction has access to your credit card information.


Is the transaction safe for me to use?

Yes. The transaction uses SSL and other industry standard security features to ensure that no one else has access to your credit card information.


Can I buy a Today's Deal deal as a gift for someone else?

Yes, but you'll need to include the recipient's name when filling out the form during the purchasing process.


When I gift a Today's Deal deal to a friend, will they have access to my credit card information?

No. On the Today's Deal deal coupon there is the gifted consumer's name and a unique 6-digit code. The payment information is secure on a site that no consumer has access to.


Can I combine a Today's Deal deal with other offers the business might have presented previously?

Unless otherwise specified, you can't combine a R.E. D. deal with other vouchers, offers, or promotions.


What if the business does not honor the offer?

We've carefully selected the best offers from the finest businesses, and they have agreed to honor the Today's Deal deal coupons. However, please contact us at (208) 678-0411 should you run into problems redeeming a Today's Deal deal.


What if I miss the promotional expiration date?

The additional discounts won't be available; however you will still be entitled to goods and services equal to the amount you originally paid for the Coupon for a period of 5 years from the activation date.

For example, if you spend $25 to buy a $50 voucher to a restaurant but are unable to use it before the promotional expiration date, you will still be entitled to $25 of food for up to 5 years from the activation date. Coupons for tickets or entry to an event expire after the event takes place.


Are there any other restrictions?

The full Terms and Conditions which explain any other restrictions may be found at magicvalley.com/todaysdeal.


How can my business be featured as a Today's Deal deal?

Contact us at todaysdeal@magicvalley.com or (208) 678-0411 for more information.


What if I have more questions?

Feel free to e-mail us at todaysdeal@magicvalley.com or call (208) 678-0411. We'll be happy to answer any additional questions.