Still shopping for a summer vacation? How about Hawaii, the Caribbean, Las Vegas, or Vermont? From the mountains to the beach, these 10 deals offer significant savings and undeniable summer appeal.
Book before July 22 for stays July 11 through October 30 to take advantage of 25 percent off rates at 30 JW Marriott, Renaissance, and Marriott Hotels & Resorts around Florida. Use promotional code F9L to get nightly rates as low as $89 in Boca Raton, $97 in Fort Lauderdale, $99 in Miami, or $159 in Miami Beach.
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Steamboat Springs' Summer Breakaway Package, good for stays through September 25, packages three nights (two paid nights plus a third night free) of accommodations for $108 per person. The deal also includes a two-for-one offer on gondola tickets. In general, ski resorts can be great places to find summer deals, so it's worth checking others on your radar for summer specials.
Summer Block Party Packages at six MGM resorts offer room rates as low as $32 and party-centric add-ons, such as complimentary lounge admission, cabana credits, show discounts, and more. Package rates start at $32 at Excalibur, $36 at the Luxor, $55 at New York-New York, $56 at Monte Carlo, $70 at the MGM Grand, and $80 at Mandalay Bay.
Montreal's Summer Sweet Deal runs through October 15 and offers visitors 50 percent off a third night, plus additional discounts on perks at 19 participating hotels. Advertised starting rates (in CAD) include $139 at L'Appartement-Hotel, $159 at the Auberge de La Fontaine, and $249 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Packages include extras such as two-for-one tickets at museums and on tours and cruises. Nearly 20 summer events, festivals, and exhibitions offer plenty of reasons to visit.
SmarterTravel sister site SniqueAway is offering 37 percent off stays through mid-October at The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa. Lowest discounted rates range from $139 to $169 per night, down from the original price range of $219 to $269. The offer expires on Wednesday, July 13. Use this invitation to gain access to the members-only sale site.
Pleasant Holidays is advertising air-and-three-night vacation packages to Oahu from $485 per person. When we priced out a sample summer round-trip package from Seattle, the total including taxes and fees came to around $600 per person.
Through Tuesday, July 12, Yuupon is offering 54 percent off a three-night, all-inclusive stay at the Ocean Maya Royale Resort in Cancun. The deal of $379 (original price $864) gets even better when you take an additional 10 percent off with the site's current LIFESABEACH promo code (enter at checkout), good on Yuupon's seaside vacation deals booked before July 19. The offer also includes a $50 resort credit and round-trip airport transfers.
Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Baltimore's Play More, Save More summer promotion offers hotel and activity discounts around the city. Deals include 30 percent off companion fares to Baltimore on Amtrak and hotel discounts of up to 30 percent. Nearby Washington, D.C., also has discounted hotel offers with its Staying Power packages, which offer 20 to 30 percent off weekend stays of three nights or more.
The St. James Club and Villa in Antigua is offering 50 percent off all-inclusive rates and free stays for kids for bookings made by July 21 for travel through December 20. We found mid-August rates of $320 per night for a family of four, marked down from $760 per night.