October 21, 2011 |
Aqua Hotels & Resorts has put rooms in Honolulu and other Hawaii destinations on sale for $99 or less a night . The chain also tacks on a 10th anniversary discount that rewards those who bring along a childhood photo with a discount of 10% more. The deal: Aqua Hotels & Resorts has a dozen properties near Waikiki. Sample sale rates: I checked dates in late October online and found rooms going for $79 a night at Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki and $99 a night at Aqua Palms Waikiki (prices exclude tax)
June 23, 2011 |
Southwest Airlines kicked off a big 40th-anniversary airfare sale on Tuesday -- and now American Airlines is crashing the party with a comparable autumn airfare sale, starting at $40 each way, that ends Thursday night -- that's tonight. The deal: Thanks go to SmarterTravel.com for alerting me to American's U.S. Fall Travel Sale . The pricing is similar to Southwest's staggered sale fares of $40, $80 and $120 each way, excluding tax. The fare varies by distance.
December 1, 2010 |
Winter airfare sales are such a distraction at this time of year. Aren't we all supposed to be holiday shopping? Nevermind. Check out what could be good savings on fares for winter or spring break. Would you believe $19 to Las Vegas? JetBlue Airways: Las Vegas is the sweet spot for this airfare sale. The airline's website said Tuesday that JetBlue will fly five flights daily between Long Beach and Las Vegas and, for a limited time, will charge just $19 plus tax each way. Last week, no-frills newcomer Allegiant Air promoted a $40.68 round-trip fare on the same route to celebrate its new service, which starts Dec. 15. It will be interesting to see how this Vegas airfare war plays out – hopefully with more low fares for fliers.
July 7, 2011 |
Summer airfare sales at JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines could help if you're a little behind on summer vacation planning. JetBlue has lowered the price on Las Vegas to $29 each way from Long Beach. And Frontier offers $84 fares each way from Los Angeles to Denver. Act quickly if you want a seat because these sales end Thursday night -- that's tonight. [ Updated at 11:09 a.m. July 7: Virgin America is also cutting fares, mainly for autumn, with a Quadruple Play sale that lasts only until 4 p.m. Pacific time Thursday (July 7)
October 9, 2012 |
Omni San Diego is touting a holiday package (no, it's not too early) that works for a shopping getaway before or during the upcoming holidays. The price is $149 a night, more than 20% off the hotel's best available rate, and it comes with free valet parking too. The deal: For a winter getaway, the San-ta Diego Holiday package includes these nice extras: free valet parking (usually $35 a night) and homemade eggnog and banana ginger cake upon arrival. The hotel is in a central location too, adjacent to Petco Park in the city's Gaslamp Quarter.
October 25, 2011 |
Fall and winter are quiet seasons good for quick getaways in California. The Crescent San Francisco near Union Square has a good deal on rooms -- starting at $129 a night -- for shoppers, sightseers or anyone seeking a stylish break. The deal: The hotel is at 417 Stockton St., in an older building a few blocks from Union Square. It provides a good central location, particularly if you are car-less in the city. Continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi come with the rooms too. When: The offer is good through Dec. 31, though blackout dates apply.
November 28, 2011 |
Cyber Monday shopping starts today with a special offer from Hyatt Santa Barbara . If the name doesn't ring a bell, that's because Hyatt only recently took over the 80-year-old ocean-front Hotel Mar Monte at 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Some guest rooms, the lobby and the pool and deck area have been refurbished; other rooms are in the middle of a $9-million renovation expected to be completed in 2012. For those who want to check out the new look, the hotel takes off 25% on room rates for reservations made on Cyber Monday.
October 5, 2012 |
Keystone ski resort is revving up for winter, even though the slopes don't open until next month. The resort about 90 minutes west of Denver is offering free lift tickets to children whose parents stay at least two nights in a resort property. The deal: The Kids Ski Free offer is good for children 12 and younger for the entire ski season; no blackout dates or restrictions apply. Guests must reserve a two-night stay at one of the resort properties to receive the free lift tickets.
December 3, 2012 |
New York City after dark becomes a dazzle fest of holiday decorations at this time of year. Gray Line New York's usual double-decker bus night tour morphs into a Holiday Lights tour in December that comes with a little savings for those who book online. The deal: The two-hour Holiday Lights tour offers an online discount price of $39 for adults and $29 for children 3 to 11 years old. The night tour on Gray Line's double-decker bus visits the...
November 12, 2012 |
There's a lot going on for the holidays at Loews Ventana Canyon . The Tucson desert resort hosts a tree-lighting ceremony Nov. 27 and nightly concerts Dec. 10-21. Join in the fun on a Travelzoo escape that knocks room rates down to $109 a night. The deal: Buy the coupon from Travelzoo , then book the room with the resort. Winter is the best time to visit the Sonoran Desert, when temperatures are warm but not hot. This resort made the top 10 list of golf resorts in Conde Nast's 2012 Traveler Readers' Choice Awards too. When: The offer is good until 9:59 Pacific time Wednesday for stays Nov. 18-Jan.