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Great deals for La Quinta Inn Detroit Warren Tech Center

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

detroitAre you planning on visiting Detroit anytime soon? Whether you’re going there for business of pleasure, a nice accommodation can make your trip a lot more pleasant. Even if you’re not planning to stay all day long in your hotel room, it’s nice to know that you can rest and relax in a comfortable, cozy and pleasant place. La Quinta Inn Detroit Warren Tech Center is perfect for anyone who works in the automotive industry (and has to travel to Detroit or work) or for people who just plain love cars and everything related to them. The inn is actually located right next to General Motors Technical Center and close to all automotive-related businesses and the best area attractions. Other landmark sclose to the hotel are Chrysler Motors and Ford Motor Company, and the Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Detroit Zoo, and the Walter P. Chrysler Museum are not far either. The hotel is located 20 miles from downtown Detroit and its flashy casinos, but if you want some entertainment closer to your hotel, try the Ford Field, Comerica Park,  the Palace of Auburn Hills and Oakland Mall. As for the hotel, rooms are large, comfortable and equipped with modern utilities and there’s also a fitness center on site or those who don’t want to neglect their figures. The hotel offers a delicious courtesy breakfast every morning, accompanied by the morning paper, so you’ll have a great start to your day. And all this for only $35, which means that you can save $18 with this deal!

Labor Day Sale: Fly Frontier from $44

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

vegasNational holidays are great not only because of their atmosphere of celebration, get togethers and lots o delicious food, but also because you more often than not get a few days off work. And if you’re having a hard time getting used to a working life after a long and exciting holiday, Labor Day weekend will allow you to relive a tiny portion of your holiday. So in order to help you plan a great relaxing holiday on Labor Day weekend, Travelocity and Frontier Airlines have some flights on sale for you to some of the most exciting cities in the US, for top-notch prices. You can find flights for as cheap as $44 each way, but you’ve got to make up your mind soon, before all the tickets are booked. You can catch a light from several major cities around the US, like Albuquerque, Kansas City, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans and many others (check out this page for more details on destinations and booking), to destinations as varied and sundry as Omaha, Pittsburgh, Rapid City, New Orleans, Milwaukee or San Antonio. Use this opportunity to visit a city you’ve never seen before or to re-visit some of your favourites. Keep in mind that the price of the ticker does not include all the taxes, but even so, this deal is too good to miss out on!

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Bahamas Sale: Rates From $179

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

bahamacruise.33335921_stdIf you haven’t had the chance to go on a cruise yet this year, now is the time to finally pack your bags and sail off on a lovely holiday. And I’m not talking about an ordinary holiday, but a cruise through the blue waters of the Bahamas, aboard a beautifully refurbished cruise ship, the Norwegian Sky. It is youngest ship of Norwegian Cruise Line,  and it can boast of the most balcony staterooms in the three – and four- day Miami market. In addition to this, there are ten bars and lounges, a Second City Comedy show, and a brand-new Monte Carlo Casino. And let’s not forget about the six different restaurants, where you can eat whenever you want, without a fixed schedule. This ship has everything you need to be comfortable during your holiday, and offers more entertainment possibilities and fun activities than any hotel on land. You can choose between a 3 night weekend cruise or a 4 night weekend cruise for some of the best rates on the market, and you will also get $50 onboard credit which you can spend as you see fit. Of course, the rate depend on the type of cabin (inside, oceanview, balcony). The ship is completely family-friendly, and there’s also a teen recreation area and a juice bar, so your kids won’t get bored or a second!

Get out of town! Great car rental deals

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

scenicSummer is over, but is the season for roadtrips over as well? Not a chance! If you feel like taking a break, even if just for the weekend, how about planning a traditional roadtrip? Convince your friends to join you, grab your favourite mix tapes, and have yourself a great little vacation without making a hole in your budget. With this great deal from Payless, you can rent a mid-size car for as little as $30 per day. All you have to do is book a car on Travelocity, with travel dates no later and September 2. The minimum rental is two days and maximum rental is four days, so this trip would make an excellent weekend getaway. A midsize car will be perfect for you and your family or friends to hop on the road and visit a national park, go to a nearby city for sightseeing and fun, or take a cruise though the most beautiful regions of the United States. Payless has over 80 locations all over the states, and you’ll definitely find one close to where you live.  In addition to that, Payless also operates in Costa Rica, Mexico, Greece, and Canada, you if you happen to be on holiday in those countries and you need a rented car for a couple of days, you know where to find one.

Rountrips from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

chicagoIf you are living in Salt Lake City, here’s a great vacation package deal for you. Pack your bags, and go to Chicago, across half the USA. Spend a delightful holiday in the city of jazz and blues, of skyscrapers and comedy. Chicago is a true metropolis, with countless shopping centres, theatres, museums, park and a bustling nightlife, but it still hasn’t lost the most essential Midwestern trait of them all: its friendliness. No other American city will make you feel as welcome as Chicago. So if you fancy a roundway trip to this fantastic place (and for a great price, too), check out this amazing deal from Travelocity. For as little as $335 (plus some taxes), you get the roundtrip from Salt Lake City to Chicago, and a hotel reservation. Of course, you can choose among several great hotels, but we recommend Radisson Hotel Chicago O’Hare if you want to profit as much from this deal as you can.  For $402 per person, you can have you have yout plane tickets and stay at this beautiful hotel close to the airport and a stone throw away from downtown Chicago. You can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, Bakery Cafe (unique American cuisine), and Lobby Lounge, and your room will be equipped with workstations, high-speed internet ,  individual climate control, coffeemakers, cable TV, in-room movies, dual-line telephones, alarm clocks, irons and ironing boards, and hairdryers. What more can you want?

Great accommodation in New Orleans

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

new orleans and mobile 2008 152New Orleans is one of the most vibrant and colourful cities of America, and a holiday spent there will completely make you forget about your worries. The elegant, if slightly run down charm of the French Quarter, the bustle of the French Market, the dignified atmosphere of the Garden District or the mystery of Saint Louis no. 1 make New Orleans an exciting destination even if it’s not Mardi Gras. So now you can get acquainted with the old Southern magic, and find accommodation in a cozy, beautiful inn for record prices. You can stay at Maison St. Charles Quality Inn in New Orleans for as little as $59 per night, starting August 23. The hotel’s courtyards are full of lush vegetation, just like you’d expect in New Orleans, and there’s a outdoor pool and cabana for your enjoyment. You can relax at the courtyard lounge then have a delicious dinner or a snack at Chez Pierre Bar & Bistro. If you’re in the mood for some French pastries, check out LaMadeleine French Bakery where you can have some yummy New Orleanean creations. The breakfast is included in the price, and the rooms have air-conditioning, clock radio, dataport, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron/board, free local calls, voicemail and extensive cable TV. Other amenities: High-Speed Internet, hot tubs and dry-cleaning. In addition to all of this, pets are allowed, so you won’t have to leave your animal companions at home for the duration of you holiday.

Domestic Flights on Sale from $49+ Each Way

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

virginHow about a fun city escape to spice up your weekend? There’s nothing more exciting than jumping on the plane and going someplace you’ve never been before, at least for a few days. If you have always wanted to fly across the states and visit some big city, or if you simply feel like catching up with friends and family who live in another state, here’s your chance to book a plane ticket for never before seen fares. Virgin America is cutting nationwide fares this autumn, so don’t miss your chance to book a ticket to your chosen destination. There’s a list of destinations for prices as low as $49 one way, plus airport taxes. So how about a trip to Seattle, The Big Apple, sunny Los Angeles, flamboyant Las Vegas, San Diego? These destinations are available from Washington, New York, Orlando, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale and even Toronto.  In addition to these destinations, Virgin America is planning to introduce trips from Dallas to San Francisco/ Los Angeles, so look out for the special introductory fares! Lowest fares valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays, and Saturdays, and you can travel between December 1, 2010 and January 15, 2011. Also, don’t forget to book your ticket before August 23, 2010.

Great hotels for great prices in Atlantic City

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

atlantic cityThere are plenty of reason to visit Atlantic City at any time of the year: sandy beaches, casinos, shopping districts and the famous boardwalk. Atlantic City is exciting on so many levels, and it’s not surprising that it was actually the inspiration for Monopoly, the famous board game. Whether you are going to Atlantic City on business, or simply on a relaxing holiday, you have to choose your accommodation carefully. Sure, as a tourist you are not bound to spend too much time in your hotel room, but that doesn’t mean that after a full day of sightseeing and fun you shouldn’t choose the best hotel to spend a night of restful sleep. So if you’re looking for the perfect hotel which suits all your needs, here’s a list of great deals from Travelocity. You can choose a hotel that is as glitzy, quiet, bohemian or offbeat as you like, with rates starting from $22 per night. Some hotels include spas, fitness facilities, and several restaurants and bars, for those who want to splurge, and there are plenty of comfortable, low cost hotels for backpackers as well. In the city center or in the quiet suburbs, large, small or medium, you will definitely find the perfect accommodation for your trip to Atlantic City.

Fly to Europe with Iberia Airlines

Monday, August 16th, 2010

eiffelSummer is nearly over and the weather is cooling off and days are shorter, but that’s no reason to feel blue, because air fares to Europe are dropping faster than the temperature. You can catch the last rays of sunshine on continental Europe, in one of the locations features in this great deal from Iberian Airlines. Now you have the chance to visit your favourite European cities for a paltry $560. Just for this autumn, Iberia has some great deals for those who have yet to take some time off. And what better way to relax than sipping a glass of cool wine in a sunlit plaza in a Spanish town, or to savour the taste of French cuisine on the Cote d’Azur? The list of destinations you can choose from is nothing if not comprehensive: Asturias, Barcelona, Malaga, Milan, Paris, Rome, Athens and many other cities on mainland Europe, plus a few other destinations such as Casablanca and Istanbul. The price of a roundtrip starts from $560 and varies depending on the departure and the destination. Choose your starting point (Boston, New York, Chicago, Miami or Washington) and pick your favourite European city where you’ll spend the vacation of your dreams.

Book now and save %5 on car rentals

Friday, August 13th, 2010


If you are planning on visiting Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Orange County, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle or Burbank in the near future, don’t rely on public transport. Here a car rental deal that will make your life much easier during your visit. Currently, Fox Rent a Car has some nice deals for several of its available types of cars that will help you save 5% of the standard fee. You can benefit from this deal regardless of the rental period, so you can rent a car either for a day, a week or a weekend. No matter your preference in cars or your needs, Fox will surely have a car that meets your expectations: for example a Chevy Tahoe, a Honda Insight, Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang, Jeep Wrangler or Chrysler 300. All you have to do is book now online, and you’ll get not only the lowest possible rates, but also the 5% discount.

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