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Alaska Domestic Flights Starting at $29

Monday, August 31st, 2009

alaska-deal-airlinesTired of the same early-fall road trip together with your friends? Perhaps this time around you will make a change of plans and fly to a vibrant city across the country. Indeed, nature in autumn has its particular charm and yes, everyone has their favorite destinations, but you should try something new every now and then, especially at present when it’s cheaper than you thought to fly in between the cosmopolitan cities.

Take the new Alaska’s deal for example: they came up with these incredible prices for domestic flights featuring destinations such as, Los Angeles, San Jose and Seattle starting at $29 one-way or $58 round-trip and flights to summer hotspots like Mexico with prices starting at $218 roundtrip. Now, do you instantly feel like going city-hopping?

More precisely, for those of you flying from Sacramento, CA to San Jose, CA a roundtrip ticket is worth $58 while those of you travelling from Chicago, IL to Seattle, WA will have to pay $218 for a roundtrip journey. Moreover, the airfare for a roundtrip journey from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, CA starts at $218 and you will have to spend the exactly amount of money if your plan is to land on a golden beach in Los Cabos, Mexico, travelling from Portland, OR. This deal is valid from September, 14 through February 10, 2010 and you have to book your ticket(s) by September 10, 11:59 PM PT. Moreover, the flights are not available in some particular days of the week, so you should go directly to Alaska’s Deals Page to get further reference.

Delta’s Riviera Maya Vacation Package Starting at $643

Friday, August 28th, 2009

delta-riviera-mayaIt is never too late to start packing for an exotic destination especially this time around when fall sets in and the prices are slowly coming down. As a result, you can enjoy the azure water, the white-powdery sand of a beach as well as milder sun rays by hitting a high-end summer resort and paying an affordable price. You can shake up a margarita and attend a fiesta on the beach of Riviera Maya in Mexico without a sizeable effect on your account by grabbing the vacation package posted by Delta Vacations.

More precisely, this vacation package includes a 4-night all-inclusive accommodation in a Barceló Hotel and airfare with a price starting at $643 for those of you flying from Indianapolis. However, when departing from Detroit you will have to pay a starting price of $669. Unfortunately, the additional taxes and fees are not included in these prices. This offer is valid through March 2009, but you shouldn’t delay when booking it.  If interested in travelling to Riviera Maya, go directly to Delta’s Deals Page use the promo code DV10709 and make an online reservation.

The Signature at MGM Grand Hotel Getaway Starting at $209

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

logo_mgm_newA multicolored nature, crowd-free hotspots and chilly days, these are just a few of the autumn’s bounty. However, the best part of an early-fall vacation is that you no longer have to pay a king’s ransom to enjoy the amenities a luxurious hotel has to offer. Since autumn is the season when everyone in the tourism industry seems to lower the bar on prices, why not taking full advantage of a promotion and spoiling yourself with a luxurious accommodation package?

If you find that thought luring enough, here’s the special package entitled “His or Her Getaway”, put forward by The Signature at MGM Grand Hotel, located right in the center of Las Vegas: one bedroom suite with an unbeatable price starting at $209 and many other tasty amenities like free champagne and strawberries or pop and beer, four refreshing cocktails you can savor at the Signature Poolside and an admission for four at Studio 54. And there’s more! You will be provided with a 25% discount off your spa services and you will also receive a $25 credit to Walter’s golf courses. This special offer starts on August, 27 and applies through December, 30, 2009. For further reference, visit The Signature at MGM Grand’s Exclusive Offers Page.

America Vacation Center’s 7-night Cruise Starting at $399

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

am-vac-center-cruiseIf you saw some pictures of Cabo San Lucas, then you would probably be impressed by the golden-sand beaches, the azure calm waters and the graceful palms, but there’s so much yet to discover about this top-notch seaside resort. And what could possibly be better than travelling in a cruise ship to this exclusive destination? Especially since you no longer have to spend an exorbitant amount of money to enjoy the facilities they provide you with when onboard. For example, you can catch the amazing cruise deal put forward by America’s Vacation Center and start the vacation you always dreamed of.

To put it differently, a 7-night Mexican Cruise with Los Angeles roundtrip and featuring an itinerary that comprises high-end, exotic cities like Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta has a discounted price of $399 if you travel at the beginning of September from 6-13. A cabin overlooking the ocean is worth $676 while the price for a balcony starts at $858. In addition, there are some complementary promotions you can take advantage of when booking the cruise. Among them, either a free spa treatment or a discount of $200 is included, but you will have to fulfill some conditions like booking an oceanview or above cabin. For further reference, visit America’s Vacation Center Cruise Page.

Dollar Car Rental Promotions

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

dollar-car-rentalNow that the  summer is drawing to an end and the prices are slowly coming down, you can travel to the destination you’ve been dreaming of for less. If you’re willing to save some extra bucks you can reach your early-fall destination with a Dollar rented car as they have recently pumped up these promotions that are worth your attention. Briefly, here’s what they offer when you book with your American Express card.

Firstly, you can save 10% of any car rental by using the promotional code “AX10” through January 31, 2010. Secondly, there are several special promotions available in Florida through August, 31 such as: a Mid-size SUV which is worth around $44 per day or $224 per week, a premium car from $48 per day and $264 per week or a luxury car that you can book for a price starting at $56 per day or $339 for an entire week, you just have to use the “AX24″ promo code. In order to catch one of these promotions, you have to pay in full with your American card and make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance. Additional taxes and fees do not apply. If you’re interested in these promotions, visit Dollar’s Specials Page and get further reference.

Icelandair European Flights Starting at $469 Roundtrip

Monday, August 24th, 2009

icelandairAs summer winds down, the nature changes its appearance. The leaves become orange or red, the weather chilly and it’s the perfect time for an escape in the nature, to gaze at the spectacular sights. Still, autumn is equally tailored for a big-city getaway as the prices hit the rock-bottom and the offers are everywhere. For example, you no longer have to pay a bundle when flying to one of the capitals in Northern and Western Europe as Icelandair has recently launched a round of sales.

More precisely, those of you flying from New York City, NY to London, England or to Amsterdam, Netherlands will have to pay $399 for a roundtrip ticket without additional taxes and fees. For the route Minneapolis, MN, Frankfurt Germany a roundtrip ticket is worth $469 while when taking the plane from Orlando, Fl to Reykjavik, Iceland the travelers can take advantage of a discounted price of $478 for a two-way ticket. Travelling by plane from Boston, MA to Copenhagen, Denmark has also become cheaper, with the price starting at $489 roundtrip. However, departing from Seattle, WA with an Icelandair plane and landing in the most romantic European capital, Paris is a tad more expensive, the price for a roundtrip starting at $549. This offer is valid from September, 13 through October, 24, but you’ll have to make a reservation by August 26, 11:59 PM ET. For further reference, visit Icelandair’s Packages&Offers Page.

Niagara Falls 3-Night Vacation Package Starting at $390

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

niagara-fallsLooking for a great way to spend the Labor Day weekend? Are you willing to admire one of the most spectacular natural wonders and to turn your trip into a leaf-peeping pursuit? If so, here’s our suggestion: a short getaway to the Niagara Falls. Why? Well, you can spend some time in the nature, breathing fresh air and gazing at the overwhelming sights or you can book a tour with the Maid of the Mist ship and admire the surroundings. Plus, aside from being a close-to-home destination, it has become affordable as well.

More exactly, Expedia has put forward this great vacation package deal that you can grab and enjoy a few days away from the city hustle and bustle without paying an exorbitant amount of cash. The package features a 3-night staying at the Imperial Hotels and Suites in Ontario and also airfare with the price starting at $390 for those of you travelling from New York City and landing in Toronto. This deal is valid from September, 5 to September, 8, 2009. Provided you are interested in this offer, go to Expedia Vacation Packages Page and make a reservation. If not, you’ll find plenty of deals for Labor Day.

Wyndham Hotel Weekender Deal

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

wzndham-hotelsIf you have no plans for the weekend and you’re willing to hit the road for an out-of-country excursion, here’s a thought: find an alluring destination meeting your interests and check out for a Wyndham Hotel since they launched this amazing deal that you cannot miss out. Best part? You can bring along your children and rejoice a wonderful time for less.

More precisely, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts are promoting the “Weekender Deal” which refers to a 50% discount of the initial rate when booking an extra room for your children. However, if you’re travelling only with your better half, here’s the deal you can catch in order to save a mint: make a reservation for a minimum two consecutive nights and you can take 50% off the second night of your staying. The only condition you have to fulfill is to stay at the hotel either a Friday or a Saturday night. You can set up an easy escape on the cheap until the end of the year as the offer is valid through December, 31. Provided we managed to pique your curiosity, go directly to Wyndham Special Offers Page and after requesting the aforementioned package book online or call (877) 999-3223.

Expedia 3-Night Bahamas Cruise Starting at $219

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

expedia-autumn-dealAutumn is a wonderful season to start travelling without a sizable effect on your bank account. While most of the destinations host festivals or recreational activities and feature a great cool weather, the hotspots are less crowded. Best of all, you can take advantage of discounted rates for your vacation. Even though a cruise might seem highly expensive, by striking a bargain you can enjoy the multiple amenities available when onboard for less.

More exactly, Expedia came up with this amazing deal including a 3-night Bahamas cruise with Miami roundtrip and available at an unbeatable price of $219 per person for an inside cabin. However, those of you willing to make a reservation for a cabin overlooking an ocean view will have to pay a slightly more expensive price of $239 while the balcony is worth $399. You will be cruising along with the Norwegian Sky ship which will depart on August, 31 from Miami and will stop in the following ports of call: Freeport (Bahamas), Nassau (Bahamas), Great Stirrup (Bahamas) and Miami (Florida). Plus, if you decide to grab this deal you can receive up to $50 credit onboard. Provided we managed to pique your curiosity, visit Expedia’s Deals&Offers Page and book a ticket.

National Car Rental Savings

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

car rentalThis year, your farewell to the summer, translated by an easy escape shouldn’t be bittersweet, but fun-filled and affordable. Therefore, cast all care to the winds and travel to your destination with National rented cars as they have recently put forward a new round of discounts available only from August, 20 to September, 20.

More precisely, you can get $30 off your weekly rental from Compact through Luxury, Minivan or SUV by making use of the promo coupon ID “NF1982JDD”. In order to take advantage of the offer, a minimum 5-day rental with a Saturday night keep is required.

Moreover, you can save $20 off your weekend rental from Compact through Luxury cars, Minivan, SUV and Convertible by using the coupon ID “NF1998JAP” provided you rent the car for at least three days and you keep it on Saturday night. However, renting the car for more than five days is not possible either.  For both of the offers, it is compulsory to make a reservation at least one day in advance. If one of these deals arouses your interest, go directly to National’s Specials To Go Page and book online.

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