With Summer Solstice just a week away, a June getaway could be the best way to kickstart your summer travels. Whether you’re celebrating Gay Pride, attending a new museum exhibit or just looking for some time at the spa, we’ve rounded up some of this summer’s hottest events and deals.
Go to Gay Pride & Give Back
In New York, the Paramount Hotel offers you the chance to attend this year’s Gay Pride march while also donating to the HIV/AIDS fundraising organization Broadways Cares/Equity Fights Aids. The the hotel makes a 5 percent donation in support of the organization. Guests also enjoy free cocktails at the Library Bar–including Pride-inspired cocktails like the Dancing Queen – Mojito and the Rainbow – Cosmopolitan. Rates start at $229 and the Pride Package is valid beginning June 22, 2012 through December 31, 2012. To book the package, call reservations at (877) 692-0803 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two Free Days on the Virgin Islands
Looking for over 25 percent off your next vacation? In the British Virgin Islands, you can book five nights at Rosewood Little Dix Bay and stay for seven! Enjoy beachfront pools, various dining options, a fitness center, tennis courts, and a spa to make it a relaxing week. The package is valid now through December 18, 2012 with rates starting at $295 per night. To learn more about this Caribbean getaway, click here.
University Hotel Minneapolis invites art lovers to experience Rembrandt’s work like never before. Minneapolis Institute of Arts is curating a Rembrandt Exhibit in June 2012, which will be the largest selection of Rembrandt’s work on display in over a generation. In honor of the occasion, University Hotel Minneapolis is offering aspiring artists a “Rembrandt Remembered” package with discounts starting at 30 percent off! The Rembrandt Remembered package with rates starting at $159.00 includes: Overnight Accommodations, four tickets to the Exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and self parking. For more information visit their website.
All-Inclusive Beach Savings
Antigua’s Jolly Beach Resort & Spa has announced 60 percent savings for a limited-time, all-inclusive Summer Beach Sale. Rates start at just $84 per person, per night, based on double occupancy in a standard room including tax and service charges. Book now through June 15 and for travel through August 31, 2012 and use booking code 60BEACH. To book the Summer Beach Sale contact the resort toll free at 1-866-905-6559 in the US and Canada or visit them online.
In Delray Beach Florida, The Seagate Hotel & Spa is offering a special weekday Breakaway Summer package. Guests receive a 33 percent discount off regular rates, at $239 per night. Guests can book a Deluxe Room (for stays between Sunday and Thursday) and receive a $50 resort credit, a special welcome amenity, two complimentary fitness classes (choose from a wide selection of fitness classes including Vinyasa yoga, Pilates, body sculpting, and more). The offer is valid through September 30, 2012. A minimum 2-night stay is required. For more information, contact 877-577-3242, or visit their website.
For more travel deals, check out:
- Travel Deals: Off-Season Value from the Mountains to the Beach
- Travel Deals: More Summer Savings
- Travel Deals Section
- Budget Travel Section
By Natasha Tadros for PeterGreenberg.com