The holiday season is the busiest travel time of the year, with many people going home for the holidays. This is also the best time of year to get deals at destinations in some of the most popular destinations.
Bing’s Travel Farecaster is a fabulous tool for figuring out if you should purchase that plane ticket right now or if you should wait a few days to see if the price drops.
SideStep.com offers a chance to check the airfare on multiple airlines across multiple booking engines. It doesn’t list every airline, but will help you guage how much you should budget for airfare for upcoming trips.
New York City is THE most popular destination for Thanksgiving, and it’s no wonder with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. There will be more than 3 million people lining the city streets, but we’ve got tips for best viewing the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Also, Cirque du Soleil is offering limited performances of Wintuk, a family winter show. Tickets for kids are 30% off with performances beginning November 17 and until January 2.
The holiday season is one of the best times of the year to get a deal in Las Vegas. Be sure to check out all of the fine dining options, the shows, and of course, the spas. CityCenter is the newest addition to Las Vegas shopping and is the perfect place to get a gift for that special someone. If you manage to be awake for breakfast in Vegas, check out Silk Road at Vdara.
Branson, Missouri isn’t just fabulous for leaf viewing, but for the holiday season the entire city is all decked out for this festive time of year. Silver Dollar City is open at special times and even the rides are lit up for the holidays at this Ozark themed amusement park. Luxury lodging with spectacular views can be found at Chateau on the Lake Branson. For families searching for entertainment, Grand Country will keep everyone in the family occupied with their package deals that include 2 nights lodging, show tickets, meals, and indoor waterpark entrance for less than $250 for a family of four.
Sevierville, Tennessee also has an indoor waterpark special at Wilderness in the Smokies. Rates start at $139 per night and includes waterpark entrance for the family.
Orlando, Florida is always a favorite destination, but with football season here, many teams are hoping to attend a bowl game in this city of theme parks. TripAlertz.com has Orlando slated as an upcoming travel deal.
If you don’t have a particular destination in mind, consider checking out VRBO.com for last minute cabin or condo deals. Many owner are looking to fill their unbooked rentals, which can be a winning deal for your family if you’re spontaneous.