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Archive for June, 2013

Cheap Atlantic City hotels from $33 per night

Friday, June 28th, 2013
Atlantic City skyline by night

Atlantic City skyline ©Charlie Anzman/Flickr

This time our deal hunting editors bring you offers for one of the greatest cities oo the East Coast. Book now and get Atlantic City hotels from $33 per night per room – plus taxes. Travel through July and choose one of the cheap hotels in the table below.

Due to Hotwire’s opaque policy, the name of the Atlantic City hotels is unknown until right after the booking. The reason for this is that the nightly rates are so cheap that hotels are not allowed to advertise their rooms under their own name. Book now and have fun in Atlantic City at the best clubs, restaurants and shopping spots!

4 nights Riviera Maya getaways under $1000 pp

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Our deal hunters were busy again and now bring you 4 nights getaways under $1000 pp to the amazing beaches of Riviera Maya in Mexico. The packages include round-trip flight from Washington DC to Cancun, 4 nights in one of the below hotels and, in some cases, extras. Book now and go on a Riviera Maya getaway between July 4 and July 8!

Riviera Maya beach

Riviera Maya Beach ©Grand Velas Riviera Maya/Flickr

? Maison Tulum from $832 pp
? Barrio Latino Hotel from $838 pp
? Green Tulum from $838 pp
? Playa del Carmen Hotel by H&A from $842 pp
? Hotel Hacianda Morelos from $842 pp
? Hotel Plaza Playa from $842 pp
? Ocean Breeze Riviera Maya from $856 pp
? Hotel Kinbe from $863 pp
? Hacienda Real by Encanto from $868 pp
? Hacienda Mariposa Boutique Hotel from $871 pp


Wyndham Condos in Orlando from $72 pn

Thursday, June 27th, 2013
Bahama Bay Resort and Spa

Bahama Bay Resort and Spa

Here we are again with the best  travel deals of this week, such as condos in Orlando by Wyndham from $72 per night. Stay at the Bahama Bay Resort and Spa – Condos by Wyndham and get free upgrade to a three-bedroom villa, plus enjoy the spa and the 4 heated pools of the complex. Book 3.5 star Wyndham Condos in Orlando now and travel through the 21st of December 2013.

Visiting Orlando is not among your plans this year? Get all-inclusive Bahamas vacations from $299 pp, Virgin America flights from $69 one-way, car rental deals from $17 per day and more great deals. Act before the best ones sell out! (more…)

What makes a good hotel room

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Guests at a hotel reception asking questions

Hotel reception ©Sergey Vladimirov/Flickr

When you go on a vacation it is essential to find the right accommodation to be able to feel good and relaxed. To do that you need to know what makes a good hotel room, what are the possible downfalls and what do you have to be careful about. It is not enough to pick a good hotel, the location of the room within the establishment is also important.

But if you are aware of certain simple strategies to follow, you can make sure to get the most out of your room and get the best for your money. As you may see in the cute video of Ibis Hotels below, hotels do tend to do a lot to make you feel more comfortable. (more…)

Luxury vacations in Tuscany from $1399

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Landscape in Tuscany, Italy

Tuscan landscape ©Pank Seelen/Flickr

This time our deal hunters bring you the best Europe getaways of the week. Those who want quality may go on a 7 nights luxury vacations to Tuscany with round-trip flight from NYC to Florence, 7 nights stay at the 5 star luxury Il Borro (2 bedroom farmhouse), rental car for the whole period, 3 breakfasts and a bottle of wine when you arrive. Book now and pay from $1399 for your Tuscany vacation.

You can also browse several other packages we have found, like combined Paris and Rome vacation from $1305 pp, 6 nights Ireland getaway from $1119 pp or France escapes with air from $2060 pp. Act fast, the best deals may sell out in any moment. (more…)

Hidden gems of Ireland you have to see

Friday, June 14th, 2013
Skellig Michael beehive cells of the monks

Skellig Michael ©Arian Zwegers/Flickr

You may have heard about, or even seen the most famous attractions in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry, the Giant’s Causeway, the Cliffs of Moher… The big cities such as Dublin or Belfast have loads of attractions to offer as you can see in the video below, but there is more to see than what you have already heard about.

Ireland is full of hidden gems you have to see if you have the chance. Here are my favorite less known places that are absolutely magical. No traveler should come to the country and not visit some of the below treasures of the Emerald Island.

The Westin Fort Lauderdale hotel from $79 pn

Thursday, June 13th, 2013
The Westin Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

The Westin Hotel

The freshest picks of our deal hunting editors bring you the best travel deals of the week with The Westin Fort Lauderdale hotel. Book now and stay at the luxury hotel from $79 per night through 31 December 2013 without blackout dates. The Westin hotel has got a luxurious pool and Wireless internet throughout the hotel.

Traveling to Fort Lauderdale is not among your plans for the summer? What about all-inclusive Dominican Republic vacations from $599 pp, round-trip flights to Asia from $727 pp or New York City getaways with up to 75% savings? Act fast, these deals will sell out very quickly!  (more…)

Hawaii cruises with Celebrity from $1299 pp

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Celebrity Century cruise ship

Celebrity Century ©Jim G/Flickr

This time we have collected the best cruise deals so you can go sail the seas onboard an amazing cruise as a vacation. Get 15 nights Hawaii cruises from $1299 per person and spend 2 weeks on Celebrity Cruises’ wonderful  ship, Celebrity Century. Depart from San Diego on December 6 2013 and stop at places such as Hilo, Honolulu, Kailua Kona and more.

For something less pricey and shorter book a 5 nights Eastern Caribbean cruise from $229 pp, 7 nights Alaska cruise from $549 pp, Bahamas cruise with Carnival from $459 pp or one of the other cheap cruise deals we have found. Act before the best ones are gone! (more…)

All-inclusive luxury hotel in Liberia from $128 pn

Monday, June 10th, 2013
Riu Palace Costa Rica in Liberia

Riu Palace Costa Rica

Our deal hunting team has a surprise for those who do not yet know where to get away this year. Book a 5 star all-inclusive luxury hotel from $128 per night and have a dream holiday in Liberia, Costa Rica at the New Riu Palace Costa Rica all suites beachfront resort. Travel to Liberia between August 18 and October 26  and pay from $128 pn for an all-inclusive luxury suite.

But we have also found you all-inclusive hotels in Cancun from $66 per night, in Cozumel from $56 pn, on Riviera Maya from $79 pn, 4 star New Orleans hotel from $73 and much more. Book before the best hotel deals sell out! (more…)

Luxury vacations in Fort Lauderdale under $600 pp

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Treat yourself with a special holiday for 4 nights in Florida between July 13 and 17 by booking one of the luxury vacations in Fort Lauderdale found by our deal hunting team. Get posh Florida getaways under $600 per person in one of the below hotels:

Fort Lauderdale beach view

Fort Lauderdale beach ©Roger Wollstadt/Flickr

→ Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina from $371 pp
→ The Westin Fort Lauderdale from $431 pp
→ Hyatt Regency Pier 66 from $432 pp
→ Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel from $454 pp
→ B Ocean Fort Lauderdale from $468
→ The Atlantic Resort & Spa from $516 pp
→ W Fort Lauderdale from $531 pp
→ Il Lugano Suite Hotel from $538 pp
→ Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel from $545 pp (more…)