Travel Deals (Page 8)

Have you tried any of the daily deal sites that seem to be growing by the hour across the United States and Canada? Companies like Groupon and Living Social offer a coupon for a local restaurant, spa or attraction that can only be bought for one day, but can be redeemed over a period of weeks or months. While it’s great to follow these sites to find your local deals, it’s also fun to take a look at what’s being offered in cities you might be planning to travel to soon. Here’s a roundup of daily deals available today, Monday, Sept. 6, that may beRead More →

We’ve been diligently gathering travel deals for some of our online friends and we were amazed at some of the discounts available for Labor Day travel and beyond. We hope that all of our readers stay safe (especially those along the East Coast with Earl making a holiday visit). If you take the family on a road trip, be sure to check out our tips for avoiding a speeding ticket. Here’s a quick roundup of travel deals we’ve found: Gulf Coast – Support an area affected by the BP Deep Horizon Oil Spill and have a great time enjoying a beautiful destination. The beaches areRead More →

School’s back in session and many of you are already missing summer break. Take some time for a last minute getaway for the long Labor Day holiday. Pack your bags, hop in the car, and take advantage of the great deals along the Gulf Coast. It’s a traveler’s market right now. (Some of these deals were mentioned in my travel segment on 8/26/2010 on WAFB) SanDestin Golf and Beach Resort in Florida – Book 3 nights, get a 4th free PLUS a $250 Government Tourism Grant Gift Card to Silver Sands Outlet or Southwest Airlines. Restrictions apply, see Sandestin.com for details.. I personally checked out the beaches here andRead More →

Financing a family vacation can be difficult. You know where you want to go but you just don’t know how you’ll get there. The average American family spends around $2500 per year on a vacation. Readers might guess that vacation spending would be down, with the economic “turndown” and an increase in cost of basic items like groceries and gas, but this isn’t the case. It seems as if consumers are putting more value on their vacation time, and according to the Travel Industry of America’s annual forecast, travel spending in the U.S. will increase 5 percent this year. I don’t know about you guys, butRead More →