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GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 6, 2023) – Ready to unlock some exclusive deals to help you save at Greater Fort Lauderdale’s attractions, restaurants, retailers and more?  Then you’ll want to sign up for Visit Lauderdale’s new “Show Your Badge” program.


This free mobile passport helps you make the most of your vacation by providing special savings on food, drinks, activities and fun. Offerings include free appetizers, BOGO deals, and discounts on meals and attractions. Best of all, it’s easy to use, and you can start saving right away.


Here's how it works:

  • Register at
  • Receive a text. Your Badge will be instantly delivered to your smartphone and ready to use immediately or can be saved to your phone’s home screen for one-tap access. 
  • Redeem your deals. Present your phone showing your Badge at a participating Greater Fort Lauderdale business to redeem the available discounts.


“The Visit Lauderdale ‘Show Your Badge’ program follows the success of our popular Visit Lauderdale Ale Trail Passport that offers one-tap deals and discounts at some of the area’s most popular breweries,” Visit Lauderdale President and CEO Stacy Ritter explained. “Adding a little something extra is just one more way we can welcome everyone under the sun to Greater Fort Lauderdale!”


“Visit Lauderdale Ale Trail” Like a Brewery Tour Guide in Your Phone


With so many breweries now calling Greater Fort Lauderdale home, the Visit Lauderdale Ale Trail mobile passport makes it easy to discover the area’s thriving brewery scene for locals and visitors alike.


“It’s like a tour guide in your phone,” Ritter added.


With a free, no-app signup like the “Show Your Badge” passport, the “Ale Trail” automatically checks in users and allows them to collect points redeemable for limited-edition Visit Lauderdale swag, including hats and beer bottle opener keychains. They also enjoy exclusive deals and discounts at 13 Ale Trail stops.


To sign up and receive your link to the Visit Lauderdale Ale Trail Passport, go to For more details on all the breweries in the Greater Fort Lauderdale region, visit


About Greater Fort Lauderdale 

With 24 miles of golden sand beaches and 300+ miles of navigable waterways, Greater Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America and Yachting Capital of the World. The area boasts an average year-round temperature of 77˚F, has 3,000+ hours of annual sunshine, and is home to 31 unique municipalities, including eight distinct beach communities, each offering something for “everyone under the sun.” Residents hailing from 170 countries, speaking 147 languages call this diverse destination home. And there’s good reason, including the area’s unwavering commitment to accessibility and inclusion. Upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), a five-minute drive will get you to the beach, Port Everglades, the newly expanded Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, and a bustling downtown. Experience 4,000+ eateries, a thriving arts and culture scene, craft breweries, stunning rooftop bars, fishing, diving, and the unmatched beauty of the Florida Everglades. From world-class shopping, to boating, yachts and superyachts all moored at the area’s many marinas, it’s no wonder Greater Fort Lauderdale is one of the most desirable places to stay, work and play. The destination has more than 38,000 unique lodging accommodations at a variety of hotels, luxury spa resorts, and beautifully appointed, boutique properties, all reflecting the area’s cosmopolitan vibe.


About Visit Lauderdale 
Visit Lauderdale is the official destination marketing organization for Greater Fort Lauderdale and serves as the tourism department for Broward County, Florida. Visit Lauderdale promotes the area’s 31 municipalities to a global audience of leisure and business travelers as the ideal place for Everyone Under the Sun in recognition of the area’s diverse and welcoming vibe, and books conventions into the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center and area hotels and resorts. Find more information and follow @VisitLauderdale on FacebookInstagramTwitter and YouTube