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Archive for August, 2011

Bag your dream holiday on a budget

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Summer holiday

Summer isn’t over yet, and there is still time to take the break you’ve been longing for. The Internet is full of deals and offers which are calling out to you: cheap flights on Expedia, car rentals and hotel offers advertised on every website and, worst of all, your friends are posting their photographs and holiday experiences all over their Facebook pages!

If it wasn’t for the cost, we’d all be sprawled out on a far flung beach sipping piña coladas, but going away this summer doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some tips to ensure you can enjoy a holiday you will never forget, on a budget you wouldn’t believe. (more…)

Why it is advantageous to travel solo

Monday, August 29th, 2011
Adventure holidays for singles


Travelling solo has a host of benefits, which can all be exploited on a range of singles holidays. With the many adventures across America waiting to be experienced, travelling alone offers the ultimate freedom. Follow the path you choose with a leading trekking company, in a rare situation where being selfish and doing what you want to do is encouraged.

On activity holidays across America, bus meetings take place every day or two; here, you decide where to go next. On these adventure tours, you will be accompanied by like-minded single travellers and knowledgeable tour guides, providing a wonderful social element to your getaway. Below we discuss in detail what adventure holidays for singles entail and examine their appeal. (more…)

Round-trip Africa Flights on Sale from $969

Friday, August 26th, 2011
The Great Pyramid in Ghiza

The Great Pyramid

The long waited time of great Fall Sales has arrived, not only in the fashion industry, but in travel also. If you have waited for a good rate for your late summer vacation, your time has come. Did you have something exotic in mind? These Asaptickets fares will get you to one of eleven major African cities from only $969.

From Egypt to South Africa and from Ghana to Tanzania you can choose from a large number of African destinations. Go sightseeing, participate in a real safari tour or get lost while shopping at a bazaar, Africa is full of wanders and things you have never seen before. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Cruises on Sale from $234

Friday, August 26th, 2011
The logo of Royal Caribbean International


Have you been to a summer vacation yet or you are still waiting for a good opportunity, or maybe did not have the time yet. Well, maybe this is the opportune moment. With this CruiseOne deal you can choose from a set of discount Royal Caribbean cruises and sail the seas on some of the largest cruise ships in the world.

Royal Caribbean International is one of the top cruise lines and they own the two largest cruise ships in the industry, the amazing sisters, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. With so much space, there is enough room for amazing features. According to Ship Critic Blog the cruise line has got the largest and most amazing sports facilities with rock climbing wall, boxing ring, surfing pool and ice skating rink. What else could you wish for? (more…)

Fall Sales for Car Rentals at Top Agencies

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Rental car sales of top car rental companies


Take advantage of the fall offers of some of the largest car rental companies with this Orbitz deal. Hertz, Advantage, Avis and Budget have all come up with some special offers to make the end of the summer a bit happier for everyone. So pick one of the offer then grab the family or some friends and go on an after vacation trip to enjoy the last hot days of the year.

The companies are waiting for you with great daily and weekly offers, upgrades or other special offers in major cities all over the country, and not only. Save good money on your rental car and spend it on your trip instead. (more…)

6 Nights Bahamas Vacation for $489

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort on the Bahamas, Pool and Beach View

Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort

Good news, you can still find great vacation packages for a late summer or early fall getaway. Go to the Bahamas with this LibertyTravel package and bath in the ocean maybe for the last time this year, lie in the send and drink a cocktail without thinking of the work and the cold that is coming with the Fall.

Depart from Miami, FL, fly to Nassau and stay in the four-star Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort for just $489. Other departure cities are available for a surcharge – i.e. with Boston departure $549, with Chicago departure $559. Prices do not include taxes and fees and are shown per person based on double occupancy. (more…)

Upscale Condos at Panama City Beach from $79

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Origin at Seahaven Upscale Condomium at Panama City Beach

Origin at Seahaven

It’s still not too late to find a good spot for your late vacation. The weather is still amazing in Florida, for instance and with this Bookit deal you can get a fully equipped oceanview condo right on Panama Beach from only $79 per night.

Enjoy lots of amenities and extras in a great condominium right on the beach and with a view over the Gulf of Mexico. The discount is valid through October 31, but not valid between September 2-4 and September 28 – October 1. Hurry, the deal expires soon and you have to book by Midnight tomorrow (August 26, 2011). (more…)

Domestic Round-trip Flights on Sale from $86

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
The Buckingham Fountain in Chcago, IL

The Buckingham Fountain in Chicago

You already had a vacation but would like to go on a shorter, US trip too? Or worked all summer and will only have time for a domestic getaway? With this Cheapoair deal you can fly all over the country for discount rates and discover parts of the United States you have always wanted to see.

You can fly from and to major cities in all the US from Orlando to Seattle and from Boston to San Francisco and see some of the great US landmarks you have missed so far, visit an old friend or just relax and have fun before fall and winter are here again.  (more…)

Rent Compact Cars in San Antonio for $11 per Day

Friday, August 19th, 2011
Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 - compact car


Although the high season vacations is coming to an end, a good rental car is always a good rental car. With this Hotwire offer you can get a car in San Antonio for only $10.95 per day. Whether you go on a family vacation or you are off for a business trip, such a rental offer is always worth taking a look.

If you have some time, explore some of the must-sees of the city, such as The Alamo – a 300 year old Spanish mission, the historic arts village of La Villita or if you are more into fun than history, do not miss SeaWorld San Antonio Marine Park and Six Flags Fiesta Texas adventure park. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Cruises on Sale from $219

Friday, August 19th, 2011
Cruise ship from the fleet of Royal Caribbean


Fall is coming and it’s time to get your hands on the best sales out there. DirectLineCruises has got a great set of Royal Caribbean cruises for the next months that you should definitely take a look at. In the following moths you can take advantage of their fall-sale and book cruises of all routes and lengths for discount prices.

ATTENTION! This very cruise deal is not longer available, but if you check the table below, you can find numerous amazing cruise deals to destinations all over the world:

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