As summer draws to a close, now is a great time to get a head start on deals for winter and fall. The best part is, each of these deals are valid for each month until the end of the year. Take advantage of having a Willy Wonka-themed stay in New York, getting a great deal for Labor Day, and soaking up some sun in Hawaii.
Calling all Willy Wonka fans. Affinia Manhattan is offering a “Golden Ticket” package for families visiting New York City. The package includes four tickets to a city bus tour, savings at Macy’s Herald Square and Serendipty 3, up to four “I Love New York” T-shirts, in-room viewing of either the classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory or the Johnny Depp version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, along with four packs of Wonka Everlasting Gobstoppers. Guests can document and share their adventures with the hashtag #AMGoldenTix for a chance to win an iPod Touch. Book by August 29, 2013 using the promo code GOLDEN to take advantage of rates that start at $324 a night for double occupancy. To book, call 866-246-2203 or click here.
Red Roof Inn is celebrating 40 years in business in 2013, and is offering “a nice place at a nice price” for travelers hitting the road this Labor Day Weekend. Red Roof’s Nicest Price promotion is an especially good option for guests who know their schedule in advance. They’ll save up to 20 percent off the best available rate when booking 10 days in advance.
Head across the pond this fall with Virgin Vacations for seven days for just $1,669 per person. “Virgin’s 7-Day London with Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter,” includes round-trip Virgin Atlantic flights from New York to London, five nights at the five-star Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in the City of London, airport-to-hotel transfers from Heathrow, daily breakfast, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, and guided London sightseeing by vintage bus followed by a Thames River cruise.
Departures are available October 9, and 23. Cost is based on double occupancy. To book, phone 1-877-740-4302 or visit Virgin Vacations online.
Ka’anapali Beach Hotel is currently offering a Best of the Beach package which includes 20 percent off four nights in an Ocean View room, daily breakfast at the buffet for two, a lunch for two at the poolside restaurant Tiki Grill, a rental car, daily valet parking, and a bunch of great beach amenities. The package is valid for travel until December 31, 2013 and is $1,415, which represents a savings of $360. To book, click here.
Don’t want to overspend on your vacation? Then look to Hawaii where Aston Hotels is offering its guaranteed lowest rates for the rest of the year. You have almost 65 days to book, between now and September 20, 2013 for travel through December 20, 2013.
Rates from $104 per night in Oahu at the Aston Waikiki Beachside Hotel
Rates from $85 per night for Maui for the Aston Maui Lu
Rates from $159 per night for Hawaii Island for the Aston Shores at Waikoloa
Rates from $80 per night for Kauai for the Aston Aloha Beach Hotel
Visit Aston Hotels for more information and to book.
By Stephanie Ervin for PeterGreenberg.com