April 14, 2024

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Best Travel Deals Right Now: Savings on Flights, Hotels, Cruises

Well, it is official, we have arrived at fall. Sure, this is the season of falling leaves, chilling scares, and the trading of soup recipes, but it’s also the perfect time to sneak in a getaway or start planning for your next one.

For many, fall can be the ideal time of year to travel, with flight prices beginning to come down from their summer heights, as well as much less crowding and lower, off-season pricing at tourist hotspots. If you’re looking to take in some fall foliage or explore your scary side at a horror-themed attraction (or even a rumored-to-be-actually haunted spot), even better. Depending on where you’re headed, fall travel can have a bit of something for everyone.

Your next getaway could also come at a steep discount if you play your cards right. There are still plenty of vacation deals to be had, but you just have to know where to look. Because we’re always looking out for you, we have rounded up the best ones out there right now.

The deals below should have you covered no matter what sort of getaway is most appealing to you and yours. We’ve got all sorts of cheap flights, travel and hotel deals, with both budget-friendly and aspirational options, for you to consider. There are vacation packages, train deals, tour savings, and even camper van rental promos and the occasional luggage deal. There’s also a mix of the best flight deals for both fall travel and for those planning ahead for winter getaways, holiday travel, and even 2024 vacations. Indeed, now is the ideal time to be booking that holiday flight and it’s never too early to start planning, especially when you’re looking for a deal!

Throughout the month, we’ll keep this post fresh so you can stay on top of all the best flight, travel, and hotel deals so you can save some coin when you’re getting out there this month and beyond. Bookmark this page and we promise you’ll always have something good to come back for.

Flight Deals Right Now

Air Tahiti Nui
The airline is offering a special all-inclusive package for travelers departing from Los Angeles and Seattle. The offer allows travelers to make a three-night stopover in Tahiti while staying at the Hilton Hotel Tahiti either before continuing on to New Zealand or before returning to the United States. The Seattle package starts at $1,488 per person, while the LA deal starts at $1,346, inclusive of roundtrip airfare and lodging. The deal is available on travel booked until October 18 for travel dates from October 9, 2023 through April 30, 2024.

Frontier Airlines
The budget airline’s popular GoWild! all-you-can-fly pass just went on sale. Right now, Frontier is offering a $299 fall and winter flight pass (good for flights through February 29, 2024) for a limited time. Additionally, the airline is now offering a monthly unlimited flight pass at a discounted price of $149 per month. The airline also has an annual pass going for $1,999 per year. The pass does have some rules and limitations, including blackout periods and that you need to book your domestic flight the day before your trip.

Fiji Airways
Right now, you can book discounted airfare between the US and Fiji, through the island nation’s flag carrier for a limited time. Roundtrip flights from LA or San Francisco to Fiji start at $609, and roundtrip flights to Honolulu start at $579. The airline is also offering discounted flights between the US and both Australia and New Zealand, starting at $879 roundtrip.

Spirit Airlines
The budget airline is offering up to 30% off vacation packages, allowing travelers to save significant cash when you book your flight, hotel, and/or rental car all together through the airline. One deal offers a Chicago package to Las Vegas starting at $201 per person for a three-night stay, while another three-night Detroit package to Cancun starts at $289 per person.

Etihad Airways
The airline has discounted stopover flight packages right now including 40% off two or four-night hotel stays in Abu Dhabi hotels, one or two-night free stopovers in selected hotels, and free accommodations for travelers with a connecting flight in Abu Dhabi. The airline’s stopover program also offers discounts on restaurants and experiences. More details are available here.

Delta Air Lines
Delta AmEx cardholders can now earn award flights obtained using their SkyMiles at a 15% discount through the airline’s new “TakeOff 15” promotion.

Hotel Deals Right Now

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa
The all-inclusive St. Maarten property is offering a “Stay a Little Longer on Us” offer on bookings made through July 31 for stays through October 31, 2023. Guests booking four nights will receive their fifth night for free using the promo code B4G1FREE.

Casa Kimberly
The Puerto Vallarta boutique hotel comprised of the former homes of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton is offering guests who book a three-night stay their fourth night for free as part of its “Hot Nights Cool Savings” seasonal promotion. The deal is valid on stays through October 31, 2023.

BWH Hotels
Both Best Western and WorldHotels’ loyalty programs are offering significant deals right now for members. Best Western Rewards is offering 5,000 bonus points to members who log two stays (either one two-night stay or two one-night stays) through November 20, 2023. Even better, members can take advantage of the deal up to four times during the promotion to earn a total of 20,000 bonus points (the equivalent of one free stay at many of the brand’s properties). The WorldHotels Rewards deal is similar, and must be registered for at this link or with their hotel.

The Belize resort brand is offering a “Stay 4 Nights, Pay 3” promotion across eight of its properties right now. The deal is available for bookings through December 17, 2023. The promo rate is nonrefundable and is not eligible for stays at Blue Horizon Lodge.

Casa de Sierra Nevada
The San Miguel de Allende, Mexico hotel is offering guests a complimentary fourth night for free on bookings through December 2023.

Virgin Hotels
The popular hotel group is now offering savings of up to 20% off at select Virgin properties when guests extend their stay and book two, three, or more nights through its “Stay Awhile and Save” promotion. More details and additional promotions are available here.

Motel 6
Right now, travelers joining Motel 6’s rewards program, My6, will receive 6% off their stay at all Motel 6 and Studio 6 properties. My6 members also get up to 30% off Avis car rentals, free delivery from DoorDash and Grubhub, and $30 off airfare purchased through the Cheap O Air platform.

Capital One Travel
VentureX cardholders can earn a $100 “experience credit” if they stay at any of the card company’s new Premier Collection of hotels and resorts. The credits can be applied to dining, spa services, and more. Room upgrades, when available, are also offered to cardholders.

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Cruise Deals Right Now

Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has renewed its partnership with PLAYSTUDIOS, a casual mobile games platform, and $1 million has been reinvested in complimentary travel for gamers. The partnership is offering a deal where consumers can redeem reward points for free travel or discounts up to $750 off any cruise, and select one of 500 three to seven-night sailings to the Mexican Riviera, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Alaska, and the Caribbean.

The cruise line is also offering 35% off all its cruises booked through October 5, 2023 as part of its “Sale & Sail” promotion. The promo also includes free airfare for second cruise guests and free unlimited open bar, specialty dining, and excursions.

Disney Cruise Line
The popular cruise line is currently offering up to 35% off select sailings from a number of destinations including Rome, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Southampton, Miami, Vancouver, and Port Canaveral.

Royal Caribbean
The cruise line is now offering 30% off all its cruises alongside its “Kids Sail Free” promotion. More details on available sailing dates are available here.

An Amtrak day on a spring day
Courtesy of Amtrak

More Travel Deals Right Now

The popular luggage brand is offering $100 off luggage bundles of its Carry-On and Check-In Large with no code needed from October 6-9. The company is also running a sitewide 15% off sale from October 10-12 to coincide with Prime’s Big Deal Days. The discount is available via the promo code 15OFF which will be automatically applied at checkout.

The new travel and food membership program from hotel and lifestyle brand Ennismore is offering members significant discounts on hotel stays including 50% off deals at just-opened hotels like Hyde Ibiza, Mama Shelter Dijon, and 21c Museum Hotel St. Louis this month. Membership in the program costs $18 a month or $216 per year (with a minimum one-year commitment) and includes many additional food and travel discounts.

The California park will soon offer a limited-time deal on tickets for kids. One-day, one-park tickets to visit Disneyland will cost just $50 for kids ages three through nine for visits between January 8 and March 10, 2024 as part of the deal, which must be accompanied by a park reservation. The tickets are expected to go on sale on October 24.

Saint Lucia
The popular destination is offering deals of up to 65% off more than 40 hotels, resorts, tours, and excursions for the guests visiting the area now through September. The special offers can be browsed at the destination’s “Discover Summer Saint Lucia Style” hub. Deals include up to 65% off bookings at the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, up to 50% off select dates at the Coco Palm Hotel, and 20% off stays at La Haut Resort.

The rail service just expanded its offer of discounted “Night Owl” tickets on the Northeast Corridor right now. Additional current Amtrak deals can be viewed here.

The tour brand is offering up to 15% off a number of getaways booked less than four months out, including over $500 off a 28-day European Discoverer tour and almost $300 off the company’s Spectacular Canyons and National Parks tour.

The camper van rental startup has a number of deals to help you save money on your next adventure right now. You can get $200 off bookings of five nights or more using the promo code EXTENDEDSTAYS, or $600 off bookings of ten nights or more with the code EXTENDEDSTAY10. One way trips from select markets are available for $75/night, and teachers and first responders can both get 20% off their stay. The service is available in Seattle, LA, San Francisco, and Austin.

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