New Orleans Travel GuideAbout New Orleans
The Big Easy is a feast for the senses, and festivities don't stop after Mardi Gras. A mixture of cultures created a place of myth, and New Orleans lives up to its reputation.When to Visit New Orleans
Even with the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, New Orleans has maintained its status as a prime vacation destination any time of the year.
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Competing Airfare Sales: American vs. United from $137+ R/T
American and United airlines have each released systemwide sales—both promotions ending on Thursday, November 6.
Hampton Inn: Up to 15 Percent Off
From advanced-booking specials offering 15 percent off, 10 percent off for those 65-plus, to 15 percent off military families, the numerous promotions offer savings.
Hampton Inn: 10 Percent Off for AARP Members
AARP members can request an additional 10 percent off their room rate at select Hampton Inns. All guests also receive a free hot breakfast each day with their stay.
Hampton Inn: Family Fun with Attractions Tickets
If you're taking the whole family on your next trip, book Hampton's Family Getaway package for added fun. The package includes two tickets to a local area attraction along with free breakfast.
Hampton Inn: Champagne, Chocolates, More
Celebrate an anniversary or just a weekend away with a romantic escape at a participating Hampton Inn. Packages include sparkling wine, fresh flowers, and more.
Hampton Inn: Free Parking, Breakfast, More
Hampton's package caters to cruise travelers or for those not wanting to pay to park at the airport.
Sonesta: Discounts, Perks for College Parents
The Sonesta College Club offers discounts to parents of college students at three of its locations: Boston, Miami, and New Orleans.
Doubletree: 20 Percent Off Best Available Rates
This advance-purchase offer at Doubletree hotels gives travelers up to 20 percent off the best available rate. A seven-day advance purchase is required, and full payment must be submitted at the time of booking.
New Orleans: Romantic Hotel Deal from $134
Breakfast in bed and in-room treats!
New Orleans Hyatt Grand Reopening, Rooms from $188
Six years and $275 million later, the New Orleans Hyatt reopens, with weekend rates starting at $188.
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