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Travel Deals: Halloween Cruises, Family Resort Fun & More

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Halloween PumpkinsHow can you get the most kick out of your Halloween weekend? Resorts and cruise lines are offering such good deals this year that these specials must be haunted. Take your family on a mystery cruise in California, have some fun in Orlando or experience ghostly adventures in old New England.

Participate in a Halloween cruise this year by joining Delta Discovery Cruises for a dinner and murder mystery special event. On October 29, the “Halloween Pirate Murder Mystery Cruise” will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Starting at $79 per person, dinner includes, Jamaican Jerk chick meal or lemon herb pork, with Caribbean rice, salad and coconut cake. All events take place in Pittsburgh, California. There is a buy one ticket get one 1/2 off special that expires on November 6. Call (925) 252-9300 or book online.

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando and the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek will be hosting, a costume relay race, pumpkin pool party and “dive-in” movies; as well as, trick-o-treating this Halloween weekend. The Hilton is offering a, “Fall Family Fun” package, starting at $149 per night. The package includes, a deluxe room with Disney view, complimentary internet access, s’more experience, inner tube rental and direct transportation to and from Disney theme parks. Book your room by calling (407) 597-3600 or online.

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando will also host the Food & Wine Weekend from October 14 to October 29. Guest who book with the Waldorf will receive a $25 gift card to “sampling booths,” complimentary transportation to Epcot, 2 p.m. late check-out on Sunday afternoon and 10 percent off the “Grand Pairings” dinner at Bull & Bear. Rates for the Waldorf start at $199 per night. For more visit their website or call (888) 353-2009.

Red Roof Inns has savings for everyone celebrating Halloween in cities like, Philadelphia, Boston and many other locations. Spooky savings begin in Philadelphia’s Oxford valley where travelers will receive 20 percent off their entire stay from October 28 through November 1 and enjoy the experience of “Shocktoberfest” at Eastern State Penitentiary. Or stay in Red Roof’s Boston Foxboro location, guest will receive 20 percent off their stay now until November 30 and have a chance to visit the “Spooky World at Fenway” or “Beacon Hill with a Boo.” To receive these deals, refer to promo code: 611280. Book by phone (800) 733-7663 or visit them online.

Do you believe in ghosts? The Providence Biltmore located near the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence Place Mall, Water Place Park is offering a scary package starting at $179 for double occupancy, two tickets to Providence Ghost Tour, two gourmet carmel apples and a Starbucks gift certificate with every booking. Make your reservations by calling (401) 421-0700 or visit their website between now until November 12.

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