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Cheap Chicago to Damascus Flights from $970 with Continental Airlines

Monday, November 21st, 2011
Continental Airlines plane

©Magnus BrÃ¥th/Flickr

Visiting exotic and less known countries is my absolute favorite travel idea ever, there is nothing better than exploring unknown cultures, peoples… and cuisine! With ASAPtickets cheap Chicago to Damascus flights you can much more easily discover the amazing Syria next year.

The National Museum of Damascus holds amazing items of the history of the country and is definitely a must, but so is the Medicine Museum at the Grand Bazaar, that shows the history of the – by the way very advanced – Medieval Arabic medicine. The Old Town, the Omayyad Mosque, the Citadel and many other places are also perfectly worthy of your time.  (more…)

Des Moines Car Rentals from $13 per Day by Hotwire

Monday, November 21st, 2011
Different car types


Whether you go on a business trip or just a short vacation, maybe family visit, you will always need a car to get around with. Usually, if you want something discounted, you can choose from economy or compact cars, the rest is super-expensive, but with this car rental offer from Hotwire, you can choose from 9 types of rentals cars on sale in Des Moines.

ATTENTION! The above car rental deal is from November 2011 and it is no longer available. The good news is that if you scroll down, you can find loads of freshly found domestic car rental deals!

6 Nights Scotland Vacation with Hotel from $999

Friday, November 18th, 2011
Edinburgh Castle night view

Edinburgh Castle ©http2007/Flickr

Cosmos celebrates its 50th anniversary on the travel market in 2012, so they are launching some big sales with Europe and North Africa vacations. The Cosmos Anniversary Sale includes this 6 nights Scotland vacation with a starting price of just $999 per person.

You will be able to visit the best sights in Scotland from the Castle and the old Town of Edinburgh and Lochalsh or Isle of Sky to all the city of Glasgow, Lock Lomond, the Culloden Moor and many other wonderful places.  This country is full of mystery, beauty and memories.  (more…)

Discount Flights to Los Angeles under $300

Friday, November 18th, 2011

UPDATE: Since this post was firstly published in 2011, the deals listed in it have expired. Find below fresh, updated and unbeatable cheap flights to Los Angeles, all hand-picked by our editors:

? from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Los Angeles (LAX) from $98 roundtrip on Spirit Airlines
? Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Los Angeles from $139.6 roundtrip on Alaska Airlines
? Portland, OR (PDX) to LAX from $177 rt on Spirit
? Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to LAX from $232 rt with United Airlines
? Seattle, WA (SEA) to LAX for $240 rt on Alaska Airlines
? Detroit, MI to Los Angeles, CA from $271 rt with Spirit
? Fort Lauderdale, FL to LAX from $283 rt on Spirit Airlines

ATTENTION! These 2011 deals are no longer available, but if you check below, you will find instead a whole group of Los Angeles travel deals you can choose from. Good luck!


Courtyard Bellevue Downtown Seattle Hotel by Marriott from $99 per Night

Friday, November 18th, 2011
Courtyard Bellevue Downtown Seattle Hotel by Marriott

Courtyard Bellevue Hotel

This time of the year is low season for travel and this is why the rates of travel related services are also the lowest. Now if you are a smart traveler, you book your 2012 vacation in this period and save big. Orbitz has got a bunch of great hotel offers around and from them we picked you this discount Seattle hotel stay.

Bellevue used to be a suburb area of Seattle, now it is more like an edge city with loads of restaurants, shops and more than 100 city parks in the area. You can check out the Bellevue Botanical Garden or go to Bellevue Square, one of the best shopping malls in the entire USA. (more…)

Cosmos Anniversary Vacation – Central Europe from $999

Friday, November 18th, 2011
Budapest night view over the Chain Bridge and the Buda Castle

Budapest View ©Paul Mannix/Flickr

Every smart traveler knows that booking in the low season can save one a lot of money, meaning that now is the time to get book your getaway for 2012. Cosmos will help you with their fantastic overseas packages, like this Central Europe vacation from as low as $999 per person.

Visit some of the most beautiful countries in Europe, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic and tour amazing cities. You can go to the Jewish Quarter or the Old Town Square in Prague, the State Opera and the Town Hall in Vienna, the Hugarian Parliament and the Royal Castle in Budapest and enjoy a Bavarian dinner in Salzburg. All this and much more come with this Central Europe trip. (more…)

Cheap Flights from Washington, DC to Kiev from $655 with KLM

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines airplane

KLM Airplane ©Ack Ook/Flickr

If you want an unusual destination for your next trip, you are on the right place, with this ASAPtickets offer you can get round-trip flights to Kiev from only $612 with different airlines.

Enjoy the famous Slavic hospitality but in the meantime do not forget to visit some of the landmarks of the Ukrainian capital. Take a walk on Andrew’s Descent, the oldest street of the city with beautiful buildings and galleries, go to the Bessarabsky Market, a colorful market and the best place to get fresh food or visit the Chernobyl Museum that commemorates the country’s 1986 tragedy. (more…)

7 Nights Adriatic & Aegean Cruises with Norwegian from $699

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Norwegian Jade, cruise ship

Norwegian Jade ©Trondheim Havn/ Flickr

This is the time of the year when people don’t start booking their vacations for 2012 and prices are the best due to the low season. Be smarter than that and book your vacation now, when it’s much cheaper. With this discounted Adriatic and Aegean cruise deal by Orbitz, you can ensure yourself a wonderful holiday for the next year.

There is plenty of fun waiting for you on this Mediterranean cruise that visits four different countries throughout the 7 nights. It departs from Venice – Italy and stops at the ports of Dubrovnik – Croatia, Piraeus (Athens) – Greece, Izmir – Turkey and Split – Croatia before returning to the City of Water.  (more…)

Discount Boston to Budapest Flights from $620 with Lufthansa

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Lufthansa airplane, Airbus A330

Lufthansa plane ©mroach/Flickr

This winter ASAPtickets brings you some hot rates to warm you up. With these Boston to Budapest flights you can fly to the Hungarian capital and back from only $815 or less; grab the opportunity and book before the sale ends on November 30. Do your Christmas shopping at the Budapest Christmas Market, take a winter view at the city from the Lookout at the Buda Castle, tour the Hungarian Parliament or for an ultimate historical experience, visit the House of Terror museum on the Andrassy Avenue. And whatever you do, don’t miss some of the spicy wonders of Hungarian cuisine. (more…)

New York to Delhi Flights with Etihad Airways from $945

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Etihad Airways plane with airline logo

©David McKelvey/Flickr

Indira Gandhi International Airport serves one of the largest metropolises in India, Delhi. The city is a real savory to any traveler with its cultural diversity and beautiful sights. With this ASAPtickets offer you can now fly to Delhi from $945 or less.

Go try some tasty street food (just carefully), check out Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi’s chaotic but captivating market, pay your respect to Mahatma Gandhi at the Gandhi Smriti or visit the famous Red Fort, almost taken apart by the British – no offense. Delhi is amazing, one of those cities you have to see before you die. (more…)

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