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Travel Deals: Best Places to Save After Spring Break

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What’s the best thing about spring break being over?  The huge discounts that properties and destinations are rolling out to attract more business. If you didn’t get a chance to go anywhere for spring break this year, there’s still time to plan for your summer getaway.  Here are the best post-season offers from this year’s top spring break destinations.

1. St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in St. Thomas is a flip-flop casual resort. With 62 true beachfront rooms, Bolongo is offering nearly a 30 percent savings on a five-night summer vacation package at $1,579 for two people that includes:

  • An oceanview room for two
  • $110 credit to use for sail trips on Bolongo’s 53 catamaran Heavenly Days
  • $75 credit at The Lobster Grille
  • Complimentary non-motorized water sports, including snorkel gear, kayaks Hobie cats, stand up paddle boards and more
  • Complimentary Discover Scuba Dive in-pool lesson
For reservations,  book online  and use promo code Sampler or call toll-free at 800-524-4746. US citizens traveling to the US Virgin Islands do not require passports.
2. St. Martin, Caribbean
Enjoy the relaxed elegance and beauty of the Caribbean this summer and take advantage of The Westin’s discounted room sale.  Rooms start at $189 a night, during the summer months, with a 40 percent discount on the second night.  That is, for every night at regular rate you can enjoy the second night at the reduced rate price. Valid on arrivals Tuesday through Thursday with a minimum stay of two nights. You have till December 18 to take advantage of this deal.  For reservations, book online and use promo code ZB4 or call 1-866-716-8108.
3. Find Your Ahhh
Still not sure where you want to go but know it’s somewhere warm on a beach?  Book by April 8, and Expedia’s Find Your Ahhh promotion will direct you to more than 400 properties in Mexico and the Caribbean. Or try their new coupon page which shows live coupons and offers to hundreds of destinations. Examples include:
*Travel dates above are for June 24-28, 2013
4. Orlando Spring Fling
You have until May 27 to take advantage “Spring Fling” rates at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, where rates begin at $84, a 25 percent saving. Timed with this promotion, the hotel now has 613 fully renovated rooms.

To experience a “Spring Fling” call (800) 421-8001. The discount runs from March 31, 2013 to May 31, 2013.

5. Vacation Like  a VIP in Fort Lauderdale

In Fort Lauderdale, the deals start when the spring break crowds clear out.  From May 1 to September 30, 2013, you can take advantage of The Vacation Like a VIP package that runs at hotels in the Lauderdale Luxe Collection.

Vacationing like a VIP gets you a room upgrade, complimentary valet parking, a $25 American Express gift card and $100 resort credit. Guests also get a Super Summer Savings 2-for-1 card that offers up to $200 discounts to watersports, nature activities, boating, local museums, golf and spa treatments.

The Lauderdale Luxe Collection includes discounts at The Atlantic Resort & Spa (rates from $179 a night), the Bonaventure resort & spa (rates from $109 a night) and the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort (rates from $149 a night)

Two night stays are required. To book, go to

6. The All-New Legoland California Hotel

It’s less than two weeks away from the opening of the LEGOLAND Hotel at the LEGOLAND California Resort. If you book before March 31, for stays between April 8 – June 20, 2013, you can receive up to two free 2-Day Child Hopper tickets and two children’s breakfasts.

Guests can choose a Pirate, Kingdom or Adventure LEGO-themed room. In addition, there is an interactive LEGO features throughout the hotel. Plus guests can have early access to the park and nightly children’s entertainment.

To book, call 877-534-6526 and mention code: PRMWKF.

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