Finding Vacation Travel Deals
Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 4:12 pm
Summer is finally here! Of course, with the beautiful weather and vacation time come peak travel prices. But don’t let the normally high summer travel prices discourage you from planning your perfect getaway. There are lots of resources to help you find vacation travel deals to suit your budget. Here is a list of some of the best online vacation and travel resources to help you get started on planning and saving. These resources offer deals on airfare, hotels, car rentals, cruises, vacation activities, last-minute deals, and even all-inclusive vacation packages. Be sure to check around for the best deal before booking.
- STA Travel
- Southwest Vacations
- Budget Rental Cars
Deals on Cruises
Cruises are a great way to travel on a budget because they require minimal planning and include everything you need. For the cost of the cruise ticket you will get your room, meals, entertainment, and more. Simply choose your destination, purchase your cruise tickets, and go! You can choose to book destination excursions when your ship is in port or just spend the day relaxing on the ship by the pool or at the spa. If you choose to book excursions, be sure to look for the best deals. Cruise lines will often encourage you to book through the ship, but in my experience I have found better deals booking independently through the excursion company. From outdoor adventures to bus tours to museums, there are excursions for everyone. Different cruise lines offer getaways for every personality and budget. Cruise Critic is a great resource for finding cruise deals and trips that are just right for you.
- Family Cruises: Disney, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean offer affordable cruises for the whole family. They also have on-board programs for kids.
- Cruises for Two: Princess, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean are good options for a romantic getaway for two, catering to adult travelers as well as families.
- Luxury Cruises: Silversea, Paul Gauguin, and Windstar are just a few wonderful options for those looking for a luxury cruise getaway.
Remember to do your research, and you can get travel discounts and save money.