August 15, 2004
Chill out in Paris this winter for as little as $574 per person, double occupancy, including air transportation and four nights' accommodations. The package, available Nov. 1 through March 15, offers prices as low as $474 for children 12 and younger when they stay in the same room with their parents. The package, which must be booked by Aug. 31, is for midweek departures. Blackout dates include Dec. 15 through Jan. 3. Airline taxes are not included, but hotel taxes are.
October 11, 2011 |
The opening date of the Omni Dallas Hotel -- Nov. 11, or 11/11/11 -- fuels a special opening room rate. Travelers vising the Texas city through the end of the year can look for room rates starting at $111 a night. The deal: The Definitely Dallas Package discounts rooms by 15%, the hotel's website says. The new 1,001-room downtown hotel features a heated pool and sauna, spa and a bridge that connects it to the Dallas Convention Center. When: The offer is good through Dec. 30, based on availability and subject to blackout dates.
August 30, 2009 |
Some say the best time to visit Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure is after school starts, because they're not crowded. Now, you can save money too. The deal: Save $400 when you book a 4-Day/4-Night Disneyland Resort vacation package and stay at Disneyland Resort hotels, including Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disneyland Hotel and Disney's Paradise Pier. Among the perks: Four days of Park Hopper tickets good at both parks, preferred seating at some shows at Disney's California Adventure Park and a slew of amenities, including one-day admission to Magic Morning at Fantasyland.
October 28, 2012
United and US Airways have a $243 round-trip fare from LAX to centrally located Salisbury , Md., which is about 120 miles or less from Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del. The fare includes all taxes and fees and is subject to availability. The ticket must be purchased seven days in advance and has no minimum stay. It is for travel any day through Feb. 28, but blackout dates apply and seats are scarce for November travel. Info: United , (800)
December 23, 2012
If you want to take in the South Beach scene, here's a $232 round-trip fare from LAX to Miami on American Airlines that includes all taxes and fees. You need to act quickly: Although it's for travel through May 15, you must buy tickets by Jan. 3. You must buy at least 10 days in advance. It is for travel Mondays-Saturdays. It is subject to availability and has several blackout dates, including most March weekends. Info: American Airlines , (800) 433-7300 Source: Airfarewatchdog Follow us on Twitter @latimestravel , like us on Facebook @Los Angeles Times Travel.
November 15, 2012 |
Colorado ski and snowboard resorts are rolling out a variety of inexpensive early-season bargains to lure schussers onto their slopes. Here's a sampling: Colorado Gems Card : This discount card is good at the eight Colorado Gem resorts (Arapahoe Basin, Eldora, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Ski Granby Ranch and Sunlight). It offers deals and discounts for skiers and riders of all ages and abilities. In addition to the resorts' upgraded season-long deals, there is a new component to this year's Gems Card: Flash Deals, which are special promotions and ways to save that are unique to each Gem resort and will be announced at the last minute throughout the season.
November 26, 2010 |
Cyber Monday brings out the strangest hotel bargains, but we're not complaining. These two Manhattan hotels make a winter trip to the Big Apple a bit more affordable. But watch the timing: One deal has a tiny booking period, while the other is wide open. The Duane Street Hotel in New York’s fashionable Tribeca neighborhood plans to have a 29-minute sale on Cyber Monday (Nov. 29). Whew, set your stopwatches now! From 1:29 p.m. to 1:58 p.m. EST (10:29 a.m. to 10:58 a.m. PST)
January 3, 2013 |
Frontier Airlines launched a New Year's sale on Wednesday that features low prices on selected dates. That's the key, "selected dates. " In my search I found travel dates somewhat limited, but if they work for you, this could be your first deal of the year. The deal: The fare sale from Los Angeles applies to 20 destinations. One-way fares start at $97 to Portland, Ore., $145 to Orlando, Fla., $110 to St. Louis and $163 to Washington, D.C. Frontier has a handy monthly calendar that displays the deal days (selected Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays)
August 5, 2013 |
A small luxury coastal resort, about two hours' drive south of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is offering an extra reason for families to venture forth: a multi-night package that includes suite accommodations and meals, plus a picnic and horseback riding. Up to two adults and two young children can use the package at the 42-guest Las Alamandas. The resort's 1,500 acres of tropical terrain and waterfront provide plenty of places to play. Among the activities are hiking, mountain biking, bird-watching, kayaking, surfing, tennis, beach volleyball and children's arts and crafts.
July 29, 2011 |
JetBlue has rolled out a new airline pass that allows three months of unlimited flying to selected cities in two markets: Long Beach and Boston. The new BluePass is aimed at business travelers but might appeal to frequent fliers too. Here's how it works: Pass-holders pay a flat fee and get a seat (provided one is available) to certain cities in as little as 90 minutes before takeoff. Flight changes or cancellations are free but you get dinged $100 if you're a no-show twice in seven days.