It may be high season in the Caribbean, but you still have a chance to score some great deals. With spring break right around the corner, check out these island savings.
Dive into Saving
Diving enthusiasts can take advantage of the Sands at Grace Bay’s “Deal To Dive For” travel package in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. The package starts from approximately $1656 per couple (rooms are based on double occupancy and includes hotel taxes/service charges), which includes a four-night stay at The Sands at Grace Bay and two days of two-tank dives. Divers are equipped with gear and are placed in small groups for each of the day’s six hour dives. Divers are required to provide valid certification or they must complete a $68 “discover scuba” course. Bookings are now available for four consecutive nights through April 6, 2012 and the offer is valid for all room categories. To book, call the resort’s toll-free reservations line from the U.S. (877) 777-2637; or from Canada (800) 567-5327 and request the “SCUBA DIVE” travel package. For more information about the package or the resort, click here.
Leap Year in the Caribbean
If you’re looking for a Caribbean break, then leap year just might be your lucky day. Throughout the Caribbean, Marriott is offering leap year booking savings. In San Juan, the San Juan Marriott has rates starting a $132 for travel between February 29 and December 21, use promo code D3Q when booking online. In Aruba rates are up to 50 percent off (starting at $179.60) for travel from March 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012. Use code 54 when booking online. You’ll also find saving in Costa Rica at the Courtyard Marriott, San Jose Escazu, the Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort and the Costa Rica Marriott where rates are as low as $89.00. To book these deals use code PR5 on their website.
The entire Caribbean island of Curaçao is holding its fourth consecutive Curaçao NOW package for travel from April 14 through June 16, 2012. This offer is only available for the first 1,000 bookings, which will receive: $200 instant credit per double occupancy booking, 5th night stay for free, and other special discounts. Hotels offering the $200 credit plus a fifth night free include the Avila Hotel, Curaço Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino, Curaço Plaza Hotel & Casino, Hilton Curaço, Hyatt Regency Curaço Golf Resort, the Renaissance Curaço Resort & Casino and more. Additional hotels like the Academy Hotel Curaço and the Clarion Hotel & Suites Curaço are just offering the fifth night free promotion. The package is based on double occupancy and is available with participating hotels and travel partners only. For more information, check out their website.
Spring Break―Family Style
Turn your spring break into a family trip at Windjammer Landing on the island of St. Lucia with the “Spring Break Family Special.” This package includes a special offer of $899 per night at a two bedroom villa when traveling February 15 to April 8, 2012, or $815 per night when traveling from April 9 to December 20, 2012. Prices are based on a family of two adults and two children. For more information, call reservations at 877.522.0722 or click here.
Last Minute Savings on Paradise Island
If you’re looking for a great last minute travel deal look no further than Nassau Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The Island’s 17 participating properties, including Atlantis Paradise Island and Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort give travelers instant savings for booking days now through June 20, 2012. The booking window for this promotion ends on February 27, 2012. For a complete list of participating properties and additional information about the offer, visit their website.
For more travel deals, check out:
- Travel Deals: Last Minute President’s Day Savings
- Travel Deals: Leap into Savings
- Travel Deals Section
- Budget Travel Section
By Collette Torunyan for PeterGreenberg.com