One of the best things about travel is that it can be appreciated by people of all ages. If you are a child you can marvel at being in a new city or while experiencing a culture for the first time. If you are a young adult you can often travel for cheap and meet other young adults who are keen on discovering all that this world has to offer. If you are an adult you can escape the everyday grind of life through travel and continue a lifetime of ... [read more]
Date:February 21st, 2007
If you ever want to feel like an old curmudgeon, head to an amusement park. Between the $6 soft drinks, $30 stuffed animals and gazillion dollar admission prices amusement parks are a far cry from the affordable family fun that they used to be in the “good old days.”
The parks these days, however, can still be fun, you just need to learn how to play the system so that you only getting mildly fleeced instead of fully robbed. For example, if you spend a week in Orlando and you pay full ... [read more]
Date:February 16th, 2007
There comes time in everyone’s life when you are forced to decide whether or not you are a theme park type of person. That time usually is when you are sitting on a rickety roller coaster that is pointed straight up. As it makes its way out the neverending hill, you are either giddy with anticipation of the drop or you are wetting your pants like a little baby. If you are on the giddy end of the spectrum, you are a theme park person. If you need new ... [read more]
Date:January 31st, 2007
Tired of the high temperatures and gas prices? We don’t blame you. Even though it is high season to Europe, it doesn’t mean the fares have to match. IcelandAir is offering high season travel for “shoulder” season rates starting August 16. They’re happy to give you a “Shoulder to Fly On!”
Departures August 16 – October 31, 2006. Must book by July 31, 2006.
Flights start at just $407, round trip! We are, quite simply, shocked. And thankful, of course, for the shoulder.
To book, check out IcelandAir or search through strong>Booking Buddy.
We admit it – when it gets cold in the winter, we like to take off to someplace warm….like Florida. Yeah, we know that everyone else does too, but it’s just so much…nicer…than the drizzly, damp, chilly Pacific Northwest…or the freezing cold Midwest.
Thankfully, Midwest Airlines understands out concerns and, this winter, will be launching a new seasonal route and increase the number of flights to Florida.
The new nonstop will be direct from Kansas City to Fort Myers, once daily. It will up the number of direct routes to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale as well. All flights ... [read more]
Upscale W Hotels is making sure that just because you’re ‘out to lunch’ when it comes to work, it doesn’t mean you have to ditch the workout.
Get your SWEAT on with W Hotels and PUMA. Your SWEAT experience includes:
* PUMA Travel Towel * Two bottles of Voss Water * PUMA Runners’ Map–featuring routes designed to turn your jog into a tour of your W city. * 20% off all PUMA TRAIN AWAY products at W Hotels The Store – perfect for ... [read more]
You know it’s summer when the weather hits above 100 degrees…in Portland. Sure makes us wish we were off on a cruise…
- The Bahamas are the place to be this summer…good thing everyone is putting them on sale.
- Rio de Janeiro sounds good right about now – we’re sure that it’s not any hotter, and there’s probably more fun to be had!
- Jamacian me crazy, mon! See how the savings add up at resorts.
- Four stars AND a flight for less than the price of one of ‘em alone? Sign me up!
With weather as nice as this, who wants to be inside? Get out, explore, and find your perfect trip on cruise and vacation packages with deals like these:
We’re considering at trip back to our alma matter (and to visit fam) whenever we see deals like this package to Chicago.
Don’t have a destination in mind? See the ones that Orbitz has knocked a nice $75 off of.
And finally, for those that like their fun on ... [read more]
It’s been a week of fun – especially where spas and other such vacation goodies are concerned. Check out these awesome deals – and news clips – from the week.
Everyone can afford spas now – at least according to the newspapers.
Who says that romance has to be confined to just Valentine’s Day? Enjoy a mid-year V-Day with sales on romantic getaways.
Everything really IS bigger in Texas. Go ... [read more]
We’re heading out of town this weekend on our own mini-adventure, to Central Oregon! Anywhere that’s outside of Portland is a vacation to us. To keep you inspired, here’s a wrap up of the best deals on Cruise and Vacation packages this week.
Browse by trip options when you book with Kayak.
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Kayak.com has come up with another tool to help you plan your trip!
Using google maps, an assortment of articles from members of partner websites, they’ve created a new section under ‘Buzz’ that allows users to search for trip ideas by categories such as shopping, skiing, family, fishing and more!
Although the locations, writing styles and helpful-ness run the gamut, it’s still a pretty cool system, even if it is hit-or-miss.
Head over to Kayak and click on ‘Buzz’ to get to the full list of topics, with thousands of trips to research, plan and explore!
Is a Florida cruise in your plans this month? If so, you might need a car to navigate the city a few days before your arrival. Thankfully, this isn’t expensive when you book with Thrifty car rental!
Until June 30, 2006 rent a premium car from Thrifty for only $59.99 a day. Go to Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami or Ft. Myers and travel in style from Thrifty Car Rental. Promotion Code is LCPC, and must show in the reservation with a 24 hour advance notice. Pick up the car any Sunday thru Wednesday in ... [read more]
Did you know that you can get airline miles for everything? We’re convinced of it, especially after seeing that Northwest Airlines now does cruises – and gives you more WorldPerks points!
For a limited time, earn up to 10,000 WorldPerks Bonus Miles by booking a cruise on nwa.com! Choose from over 12,000 sailings on 13 of the world’s top cruise lines. Or take their word for it and check out the hand-picked favorite deals below. Don’t miss out on incredible rates to sun-splashed ports in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Mexico.
Carnival Cruise Lines Set sail from Orlando with Carnival Cruise Lines ... [read more]
Created by co-founders of Orbitz, Travelocity and Expedia, Kayak.com is a search engine that helps consumers find great travel deals from over 100 other travel sites.
No more wasting time searching on each individual website – with Kayak.com you can look at major players as well as small, budget sites that offer the great deals. Cheap airline tickets? Cheap cruises? Cheap hotels? Cheapest anything – you’ll find it through Kayak.
SkyAuction.com is the Internet’s leading travel auction marketplace where consumers can bid on airline tickets, hotels, cruises, vacation packages and more. They offer more than 800 daily auctions and registration is free. Bid against other members for amazing bargains and determine the fair value of each offer. Auction winners routinely come away saving hundreds, even thousands of dollars, on travel. If you’re looking for a great deal on your next holiday, register with SkyAuction.
The Carribean isn’t just for crusing and the jet-set – thanks to Travelocity, you can slash prices at top resorts in half. Don’t worry, we won’t tell the celeb staying next door that you paid a better price. Bookings must be made by January 31. Save up to 50% on Carribean Resorts
Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, graduations, anniversaries…with a year of special occasions ahead of you, now is the perfect time to start discovering unique experience gifts from Signature Days. It pays to plan ahead, especially while everything is 10% off! Get 10% OFF at Signature Days. Coupon Code: SIGJAN10. Exp.1/31.
Check out the best destinations the world over. Match up two services and save extra dough. Top 10 Destinations: Book Flight + Hotel and save
Delta has a great deal on airfare for all the snowbirds – tickets start from less than $60 each way! Hurry, sale ends 12/15.
Head to Europe for your next holiday getaway with cheap prices from Air France.
Taking a fall cruise in the Caribbean? Priceline is offering some cheap fares to get you to your destination. Hurry – offer expires November 30, 2005.
Need a weekend getaway? Who doesn’t? But with Travelocity’s deal, it can be affordable too. Check out their offerings for under $300 and plan your fall escape. Flight + 3 Nights Hotel Vacations from just $299!
American Airlines is in the package travel market with their TotalTrips. Check out their savings on flight/hotel combos and save a bundle. Save $50 on Total Trips with American Airlines
New York sings with hotel deals of only $70/night. Check out Priceline’s offer today and book your Big Apple experience.
Holiday Network’s vacation homes and resort condos give you a lot for your money: a 7-night stay starts at only $699. With all the comforts of home, like full-size kitchens, multiple bedrooms, spacious living areas, even washers and dryers. Check out their offerings at: HolidayNetwork.com
Reward yourself this summer by feeling great while you stay in shape! Spa Finder Gift Certificates are accepted at over 1,000 spas nationwide. Great for deep tissue massages, facials, body wraps and more! Order now and receive free shipping on any purchase of $150 or more.
Looking to lay out iand relax at the beach? Orbitz offers a number of deals to fun-in-the-sun destinations. Check out their comprehensive Beach Index Page
Take some time out when you’re on your next vacation and reward yourself this summer by feeling great while you stay in shape! Spa Finder Gift Certificates are accepted at over 1,000 spas nationwide. They’re great for deep tissue massages, facials, body wraps and more. Order now and receive free shipping on any purchase of $150 or more.Offers from Spa Finder