This Week’s Top 10 Budget Travel Deals
The Budget Diet Girl’s money-saving travel wisdom…deal first, destination second. It simply means, don’t get your heart set on a destination and then look for deals that might not exist. Reverse your thinking and get excited about a deal first!
Show me the deals Budget Diet Girl!
When it comes to searching for deals, the traditional travel sites are a good starting point, but try a few of these unconventional ways to save money on travel like Groupon Getaways, discounted gift cards, cash back for travel or be spontaneous with last minute travel deals!
This week, CardCash.com has discounted gift cards American Airlines (5% off), Southwest (5% off), United Airlines (5% off) plus huge savings on hotel gift cards like Choice Hotels (12% off), Fairmont Hotels (10% off), Four Seasons (11% off), Hyatt (8% off), Marriott (6% off). Snatch up these discounted gift cards now to save on your next getaway. It’s no-brainer instant savings.
Groupon: 4- or 7-Night Stay for Two with Optional Unlimited Meal Plan at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort in St. Lucia, from $499
Groupon: 4-Night All-Inclusive Stay for Two at Jewel Runaway Bay Resort in Jamaica, from $779
Groupon:3, 4, or 5 Nights for Two in Twentieth Years, New World, Egypt, African, or Royal Suite at Zephyr Palace in Costa Rica, from $519
Groupon: All-Inclusive Stay at The Reef Playacar Resort and Spa in Playa del Carmen. Includes Taxes & Fees. Dates into December, from $139/night
Get a free $100 gift card with a gift card purchase of $350. Use promo code: LABORDAY100. Expires September 1, 2014.
Hotels.com Weekly Last Minute Deal: Hotels in Chicago from $50! Book by 9/7/14, Travel by 9/7/14
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Earn Cash Back for Travel!
Here’s just a small sampling of the current Cash Back Travel Deals from Ebates. Don’t forget, in addition to cash back, you’ll also discover coupon codes to save you even more money on travel.
- Hotels.com – 4.25% cash back
- Orbitz – up to 5.25% cash back
- Travelocity – up to 10% cash back
- Avis – 2.5%
- Budget Rent-A-Car – 3%
- Choice Hotels – 3.5%
- Comfort Inn – 3.5%
- Dollar Rent-A-Car – 4.5%
- Econo Lodge – 3.5%
- Expedia – up to 5%
- Gray Line Tours New York – 7.5%
- Groupon Getaways – 3%
- Priceline – up to 5%
- Harrah’s Las Vegas, Atlantic City & Reno – 2.5%
- Quality Inn – 3.5%
- Radisson – 3.5%
- Rodeway Inn – 3.5%
- Sleep Inn – 3.5%
- Thrifty Car Rental – 4.5%
Cash Back from Ebates – it just makes sense! Start all your summer travel plans on Ebates.com
Remember…deal first, destination second!
Happy Savings & Happy Travels!
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