Category Archives: Tampa Bay

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Friendly Kia Offers Fastest Automotive Service Around

Tampa Bay Express Automotive Service 

The need for automotive service can come up at some of the most inconvenient times and often drivers put off routine maintenance because they just don’t have time to get into the shop. The team at Friendly Kia understands that not everyone wants to wait around at the automotive shop for hours on end. That’s why we offer Express Automotive Service to help keep Tampa Bay drivers on the road.  

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What Happens Now in Florida?

Florida Reopens as Safer-At-Home Order Ends 

There is a lot of uncertainty throughout the country currently and as Florida begins to reopen as the governor’s Safer-at-Home Order ends, you may be wondering what happens now in Florida. The start of Phase 1 is beginning for the reopening of Florida and many locals are curious to know what exactly this means and how it affects them. We at Friendly Kia wanted to help ease the minds of those in the Tampa area by providing a breakdown of what happens now in Florida.  

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Tampa-Area Restaurants Open for Delivery and Carryout

What Restaurants in Tampa are Offering Delivery? 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into another week, many locals are turning to food delivery and takeout for a sense of normalcy. Officials have urged citizens to only go out into public when in need of essentials, so opting for ordering food is an easy way to avoid the surges of people in local grocery stores. Now, with so many eateries closing their doors, you may be wondering what restaurants in Tampa are still offering delivery. Check out the list below for a lineup of Tampa-area restaurants that are open for delivery and carryout.  

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Can I Go Outside During the Hillsborough County Safer at Home Orders?

What Does Safer at Home Mean in Tampa Florida? 

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to escalate across the globe, many individuals have done their part in practicing social distancing to slow the spread. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that everyone practice social distancing by staying home whenever possible and when it is necessary to leave, keep a generous distance of six feet between yourself and those around you.  

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Friendly Kia Streamlines Online Vehicle Shopping Options

Where Can I Buy a Vehicle Online in Tampa? 

As we face uncertainty with each passing day, needing a new vehicle right now can come with an overwhelming amount of stress. Luckily for Tampa-area car shoppers, we have streamlined our vehicle shopping options at Friendly Kia to help those in need of a new vehicle.  

With our virtual shopping options, customers are able to complete all of the necessary steps and paperwork before coming into the Friendly Kia dealership. And if you don’t want to come to the dealership, you don’t have to! We’re offering at-home test drives and free delivery on all new and used vehicle purchases. So, if you’ve been wondering where you can buy a vehicle online in Tampa, Friendly Kia is the perfect spot for you to shop.  

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Are Any Tampa Dealerships Offering New Financing Options During Virus Outbreak?

Friendly Kia Offers Deferred Payments and 0% APR Amid COVID-19 Outbreak 

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand across the globe, our day-to-day lives are everchanging to adapt to the temporary new normal. One thing that we know doesn’t stop, even in times of crisis, is automotive needs. For those who still need to make their daily commutes to work, doctor’s offices, pharmacies, or anywhere, they need a vehicle they can rely on – especially now.  

To make these tough times easier for those in need of a new vehicle, Friendly Kia is offering deferred payments and 0% APR on select 2019 and 2020 Kia models. Get more info on these new financing options we’re right now offering below.  

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events March 14 and March 15, 2020 

We’re nearly halfway through the month of March and many Tampa-area locals are looking for a way to relax and have fun around town. Luckily for residents and visitors, there is plenty to do throughout the Tampa Bay area this weekend.  

Check out the list below to see what Tampa Bay events are going on March 14 and 15, 2020. 

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Are Any St. Patrick’s Day Events Going on This Year in Tampa?

Tampa Bay St. Patrick’s Day River Festivals 2020  

The Tampa Bay area is full of fun and exciting things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2020. With more than one St. Patrick’s Day river-themed festival going on, you may be wondering what fun activities each festival is offering. Check out the events listed below to see what’s going on at each of these Tampa Bay St. Patrick’s Day river festivals so you can start planning your weekend of green. 

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events March 7 and March 8, 2020 

March is setting the tone for what will be a year full of fun and excitement in Tampa Bay. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, many locals are wondering how they can spend the upcoming weekend before all they can see is green. The Tampa Bay area is playing host to an exciting array of events this March 7 and 8, so be sure to check out what local fun is going on this weekend.  

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Tampa Bay Events Leap Day Weekend 2020 

It’s not every year that we get to enjoy an extra February day. With Leap Day coming once every four years, it is best to do something special to enjoy the extra 24 hours in the year. The Tampa Bay area is adding an extra dose of fun to this year’s Leap Day weekend with a full lineup of events that will have you leaping with laughter and jumping for joy.  

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