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Archive for December, 2011

Tips to finding the best holiday accommodation

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
Villa in Portugal

Villa ©La Malula/Flickr

After selecting the destination, the most important thing which needs to be considered during holiday planning is the accommodation. Hotels, villas, chalets, hostels and camping services are all commonly embraced by the British public during their travels but what factors do you need to consider when looking for holiday accommodation?

There are typically three factors which people consider when deciding where they are going to stay on holiday – quality, location and price. All of these are equally as important as one and can ensure that travellers have the best time whilst on holiday. (more…)

Puerto Vallarta vacations – air + hotel from $384

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011


Puerto Vallarta beach in Mexico

Puerto Vallarta prayitno/Flickr

The other day I was browsing the most popular destinations for this winter and have found more places in Mexico in the top 10 – no wonder why. So I started to search, and have found some great Puerto Vallarta vacation packages for next January, provided by Cheapoair, that are perfect for a long weekend getaway from 12 to 15 January.

Travel this January and face up to 60% savings on your air + hotel trip that starts from only $384 per person, based on double occupancy. Book now, before all good priced packages get sold out! (more…)

Rental cars in Sanford, Florida under $45 per day

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
Hire a car

Car hire ©

Florida is among the most popular destinations in general and especially in the winter, the weather is nice, the beaches full of life, it is perfect! Now with this car deal we found you on Hotwire, you can rent cars in Sanford under $45 per day, plus taxes and fees.

There are 9 different car types available for under $45 a day from economy to convertible. You can browse them in the table below and decide which one you want. No tricks, Metafares shows you the total daily rates as well so you do not get unpleasant surprises.  (more…)

Outdoor adventure holidays: essential kit

Monday, December 19th, 2011
Water sports

Water sports ©ForsterFoto/Flickr

When it comes to a holiday, few are as rewarding in terms of their physical exertion and excitement, as a vacation spent on an outdoor adventure. Whether you pack your waterproof boots for some epic trekking, or a harness and helmet for some adrenalin pumping climbing, there is always something to get the blood rushing on an adventure holiday.

As they tend to involve somewhat specialist and, often complex and potentially dangerous pursuits, it is essential that you have all the right kit before setting off and heading out. (more…)

Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque from $87 per night

Friday, December 16th, 2011
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Why go out of the country for your well deserved winter trip if there are plenty of beautiful places here in the US as well. Pick for instance New Mexico, with its warm weather, beautiful desert landscapes and amazing cultural heritage; we found you a great hotel deal provided by Orbitz that allows you to stay in Albuquerque from $87 per night per person.

Your hotel is Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, a 4 star wonder in Downtown Albuquerque right across the street from the Convention Center and close to dining and shopping options as well as sightseeing spots.  (more…)

Last minute holiday cruises for New Year’s Eve from $409

Friday, December 16th, 2011
New Year's Eve celebration with fireworks

Fireworks ©

ATTENTION! This cruise deal is from 2011 and it is not available anymore. Browse the below table for freshly found cruise deals worldwide!

Most of us might already have plans for New Years Eve, but those who waited for a lat minute opportunity can get really lucky with these New Year Cruises by Orbitz. You can celebrate the new year and spend the first days of it on a beautiful ship in an exotic place of your choice, from only $409 per person.


Flights under $200 with Southwest and Spirit Airlines

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Spirit Airlines Airbus A320

Spirit Airlines ©Bernal Saborio/Flickr

Need some cheap flights for this Summer and Fall for a vacation of business trip? We have the solution for you. Our deal hunters have just discovered some very good domestic flights under $200 r/t with low cost airlines such as jetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines or Southwest Airlines. Take a look and book until seats are sold out!


San Juan vacation from $449 with air and hotel

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
View over San Juan coast

San Juan ©dameetch/Flickr

You surely thought about a short trip to some nice place to cool down after all the end of the year stress. What about a long weekend in Puerto Rico? With this offer we found on Cheapoair with Metafares vacation search, you can get a 3 nights San Juan vacation from only $449 per person – plus taxes.

The offer includes round-trip flight from Orlando to San Juan and hotel accommodation. Stay in a 4 star hotel – that have great reviews and ratings on TripAdvisor – for 3 nights and enjoy all luxuries it can offer. San Juan is amazing at this time of the year, try to go in January if you want to see the Saint Sebastian Festival. (more…)

Savannah, Georgia car rentals under $30 per day

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Car rental in Savannah

Car hire ©

Savannah with its humid subtropical climate makes a perfect travel destination at this time of the year. The weather is mild and pleasant, perfect for sightseeing, trips or anything. Through this Hotwire car deal you can rent a car in Savannah from $12.95 daily, actually 7 types of car, all under $30 per day.

Prices for car rental change from an hour to the other on Hotwire, so if you find something you need, book it right away. Pick an economy, a compact, a mid-size SUV or other type, there are 7 kinds available on a discount, good for everything from family vacation through romantic getaway to outdoor trips.     (more…)

Christmas Cruises from $239 in 2011

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Christmas tree in Amsterdam

Christmas tree ©slideshow bob/Flickr

Create a new family tradition and spend this year’s Christmas on a luxury ship. With these Holiday cruises by Orbitz you can surprise yourself and your loved ones with a Christmas trip to an exotic location of your choosing.  Hurry, it is selling out very quickly!

All available sailing dates are right before or short after Christmas so you can even choose if you go on a cruise during Christmas or want to spend the holiday at home and go on a trip on your end of the year off days. You can travel with your favorite cruise lines, pick your favorite exotic destination and have more price range options from budget to absolute luxury. (more…)

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