Thursday, January 29, 2009

Record Low Price

US$497 -- London from SEA, inc tax!
Found by Farecast for Feb 26-Mar 2. Other dates may or may not be available at this price. This fare is unlikely to last long!

US$605 -- Paris from SEA, inc tax!
Not quite a record low but lower than average, for sure.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Tuesday Teaser

Bargain Basement deals, as well as HUGE discounts on luxury cruises.

US$299 -- 7 nt Caribbean Cruise
Departs Santo Domingo, DR on Feb 1 on Royal Caribbean. One-Day Sale price, tomorrow $319.

US$299 RT -- Honolulu from SEA
Priceline is listing $299 as the lowest retail fare, and recent bidders have been successful with bids up to 34% off.

$320 RT -- Toronto from YVR
Tuesday WebSaver price from Air Canada. Book today for travel Feb 13-16. Recent prices have been running around $340-350 for a wider variety of dates if you can't travel on Feb 13.

US$332 RT -- Cancun from SEA, Inc Tax!
Great price! Travel thru Mar 11.

US$379 -- 7 nt Caribbean Cruises, Price Guarantee
Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a low price guarantee program called "Early Saver". This fare guarantees you will have the lowest price up until two days before your sailing. You must purchase at least 5 months in advance, and Early Saver pricing increases daily, so the sooner you book, the cheaper your fare. Available for June 27 and later sailings.

US$2299 -- 12 nt Luxury Christmas Caribbean Cruise, inc Air
Departs Miami on Dec 23 on Oceania. Includes $500 credit, air, and pre-paid gratuities. Depart Feb 25 or Mar 9, 2010 for $1499!

US$399 -- 14 nt TransAtlantic Cruise!!
Less than $30/nt! Departs Santo Domingo, DR on Apr 19 on Royal Caribbean. Stops at Portuguese islands, Lisbon, Spain, and ends in London.

US$599 -- 13 nt TransAtlantic Cruise, World's Largest Cruiseship
Departs Fort Lauderdale on April 12 on Royal Caribbean. Stops at Portuguese islands, Spain, and ends in London.

US$524 -- 14 nt South America Cruise!!
Departs Buenos Aires, Argentina on Feb 1 on Norwegian.

US$699 -- 14 nt South America Cruise!!
Departs Buenos Aires, Argentina on Feb 1 on Celebrity.

US$699 -- 14 nt South America Cruise!!
Departs Santiago, Chile on March 2 on Princess. Or sail in reverse from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 16.

US$746 -- 14 nt South America Cruise!!
Departs Santiago, Chile on Feb 15 on Norwegian.

US$2299 -- 12 nt Luxury South America Cruise, inc Air
Departs Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Dec 10 on Oceania. Includes $500 credit, air, and pre-paid gratuities. Christmas cruise departing Dec 22 for $2799.

US$1111 RT -- Sydney, Australia from SEA, Inc Tax
Best price found is for May travel, but sale applies to travel thru Sept 21. Purchase by Jan 30. Other Australian cities are also on sale. Priceline is showing a retail fare of $995 w/ tax, for March and April dates, and it's possible to name your own price to try to get a better deal.

US$1799 -- 10 nt Luxury Mediterranean Cruise, Inc Air!
Pre-paid gratuities, airfare included, shipboard credit available. Departs Barcelona, Spain on Oct 12 on Oceania.

US$2199 -- 19 nt Oceanview Asia-Alaska Cruise, incl Air!!
Departs Apr 18 from Kobe, Japan, ends in Vancouver. Oceanview for the same price as inside cabins!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Steal to London

US$478 RT -- London from SEA, incl tax!
Non-stop flights! Purchase by Jan 29 for travel thru Mar 22.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Great Sales From Seattle

First one from Bellingham and one to Australia.

US$58 -- Oakland, CA from Bellingham
Travel thru Feb 27.

US$1129 -- Australia from SEA, incl tax
Feb 1 - Sept 21, book by Jan 26. Various cities available.

Phenomenal fares on United from Seattle to US cities. All fares are RETURN. Travel thru May 31. Some routes have limited availability.

US$81 -- Tulsa, OK

US$92 -- Pittsburgh, PA

US$95 -- San Antonio, TX

US$95 -- Oklahoma City, OK

US$95 -- Oakland, CA

US$96 -- Little Rock, AR

US$96 -- Kansas City, MO

US$96 -- Jacksonville, FL

US$96 -- Hartford, CT

US$99 -- New Orleans, LA

US$102 -- Salt Lake City, UT

US$105 -- Los Angeles, CA

US$105 -- Indianapolis, IN

US$105 -- Raleigh, NC

US$106 -- Omaha, NE

US$106 -- West Palm Beach, FL

US$106 -- Tampa, FL

US$106 -- Louisville, KY

US$106 -- Buffalo, NY

US$114 -- Phoenix, AZ

US$114 -- Philadelphia, PA

US$115 -- Ft Lauderdale, FL

US$115 -- Portland, ME

US$126 -- Nashville, TN

US$126 -- Miami, FL

US$139 -- Milwaukee, WI

US$180 -- Orlando, FL

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Weekly Roundup - Jan 21

FREE - Fire and Ice show in Whistler
Every Sunday from now until April 5.

US$28 OW -- Las Vegas from Bellingham
Depart: February 1, 2, 8, 9, 13-16, 21-23, 27, 28

US$61 -- Waikiki Condo, Up to 60% Off
Available thru Jan 2010. Studio condo that sleeps up to 4, w/ kitchen.

US$62 -- Hawaii: Big Island Condos, Up to 60% Off
60% off a 1- or 2-bedroom condo on the Big Island when you stay 5+ nts. Get 40% off stays up to 4 nts. Now-December 31.

US$109 -- Los Angeles Condé Nast Hot List Hotel
50% off any night of the week, now-March 31.

$135 - Las Vegas from YVR, 4 day vacation
Departs Feb. 8, staying at Imperial Palace. $365 w/ tax.

10% Off -- Save 10% on all Alaska Air Fares
Excluding Hawaii and Alaska. Valid for Feb flights. Use code EC30109 by Jan 25.

US$449 -- Oceanview Cabin on 7 Nt Caribbean Cruise
Includes $175 shipboard credit per cabin. $449 for Bahamas cruise departing Mar 28; $599 for Caribbean cruise departing Mar 7 or 21.

US$580 -- 7 Nt Alaska Cruise, Oceanview, Incl Tax!!
Book through Alaska Air's phone reservations to get $100 off per person on an oceanview stateroom on this Celebrity cruise, bringing the lowest price down to $580 including tax. Inside cabins start at $633 all in. Onboard credit is also available. Cheapest sailing is May 31, June 7 is only $20 more.

US$1299 -- Alaska Cruisetour, Air + Balcony Cabin, $1000 OFF
Amazing price on an 11-night package. Balcony cabin on a 7 nt northbound cruise, glass-domed train ride to Denali National Park, 3 nts at 2 Princess lodges, park tour, flight back to Seattle. Trip starts with motorcoach transport from Seattle to Vancouver, but I would ask about starting in Vancouver. Best prices in May & Sept, available only thru Jan 23. Taxes are $125 pp. Upgrade to mini-suites for $300 more. ONLY 10 CABINS AVAILABLE PER SAILING AT THESE PRICES.

US$609 -- 7 Nt 4.5* Mexican Riviera cruise, Incl Tax
Norwegian Star sails round-trip from Los Angeles on Feb 21.

$789 -- 7 Nt Mexican Riviera Cruise w/ Air
Sail on Norwegian Star. Depart Vancouver Apr 11, or Feb 28 for $799.
(Plus $325-$330 port and tax.)

$713 -- Alaska Cruise on Celebrity, Incl Tax
Vancouver return on June 21: $389+$324 = $713. June 14, +$40. May 24, +$50.

$747 -- Alaska Cruise on Holland America, Incl Tax
Vancouver return on September 20: $629+$118 = $747.

US$764 -- Alaska Cruise on Norwegian, Incl Tax
Vancouver return on May 3: $479+$285 = $764. Book by Feb 1 and receive up to $150 shipboard credit.

US$761 -- Alaska Cruise on Holland America, Incl Tax
Vancouver return on May 15: $649+$112 = $761

50% Off -- Amtrak Companion Fare
Buy one ticket and get the second at half price on weekday Cascades trains anywhere between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR thru May 22. Use code H779.

FREE -- Amtrak Companion and Kid's Fare
Purchase an EcoMetro coupon book for Portland, Eugene, or Seattle ($20) and get a free companion ticket and a free child's ticket on the Cascades service, plus many more coupons.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Tuesday Teaser

US$95 RT -- Oakland, CA from SEA
Avail for travel from Feb 3. Purchase by Jan 22.

US$125 RT -- San Francisco from SEA
Travel thru June 10.

US$198 RT -- Orlando from SEA
Travel thru May 20, or thru June 26 for US$205.

US$227 RT -- New York from SEA

US$285 RT -- Honolulu from SEA
Travel thru Mar 13.

US$764 -- 12 Day South Africa Discoverer Tour
G.A.P Adventures guided small-group tour, departs from Durban, South Africa. Includes accommodations, transportation, most meals, guides, and activities.

US$969 -- 17 Day Volcano Trail Tour
G.A.P Adventures guided small-group tour, departs from San Jose, Costa Rica, and visits Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Monday, January 19, 2009

1-Day Air Canada Sale

$72+ O/W -- California from YVR
$72 to San Francisco, $92 to LA, $131 to San Diego. BUY TODAY, for travel thru Apr 30.

US$542 RT -- London from SEA, incl tax
Today's deal of the day is a combination of 2 fares to make a great deal to London, avail for travel thru Feb 22 until seats sell out:
US$205 RT -- Charlotte from SEA
US$287 RT -- London from Charlotte, incl tax

Or you can take the easy route with these deals for spring and summer travel:
US$617 RT-- Paris from SEA, incl tax
US$661 RT -- Rome from SEA, incl tax

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Tuesday Teaser

$1299 -- Bali 12 nt 4.5* Vacation
4.5-star beachfront resort, daily breakfast, 90 minute massage, sightseeing tours & transfers. Departs Vancouver Mar 27.

$1499 -- Bali 10 nt 4.5* Vacation
4.5-star beachfront resort, daily breakfast, Cocktail party invitations, 30 minute massage, sightseeing tours & transfers. Departs Vancouver now - Mar 12.

US$379 -- Mexico 7 nt Cruise on Princess
Feb 7 or 28. Must book this week.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Friday Follow-Up

US$27+ -- PowerPass to Big US Destinations
Includes admission to the most popular attractions in the city and allows you to skip the line at many of them. Available for Las Vegas, New York, New Orleans, Honolulu, Washington, D.C., and Niagara Falls. Meal and Shopping passes are also available to help keep your costs down.

US$79 -- Vegas: 4-star Palms Resort + credit & discounts
You'll get a $50 food/beverage credit, VIP nightclub passes, discounts, upgrade offers and more. Valid now-March 31.

US$79 -- Hotel inside Disney World & Other Orlando Deals
$50 REBATE on 3 or more Nights, SAVE 50% in Downtown Disney, No $15/day Resort Fee, Kids Eat Free. Valid Jan. 1 - June 18 and Aug. 1 - Dec. 24.

US$79 -- California Wine Country 4-Diamond Hotel
Includes breakfast. Through March 31.

US$89 -- Suite at Upscale Las Vegas Resort, 40% OFF
Select dates through March 26 in a Junior Suite at the Luxury Suites at The Signature (MGM Grand). Mid-week price, some weekends are also on sale.

US$169 -- NYC 4-Star Hotel in Times Square w/Upgrade
Thru March. It used to be that $199 was a discounted price around Times Square, but now you'll save an extra $30 and get other bonuses.

US$179 -- Florida Keys Private Island Resort 50% OFF
Through Feb. 4; +$58 through March

Weekly Roundup #2 - Jan 9

40% Off -- Discover Whistler Days
From January 5 - 23 and February 23 - March 13, save 40% off ski and snowboard lessons at Whistler. EDGE cards are also discounted for BC residents.

67% -- Save 33% on all fares and routes with BC Ferries
Thru Jan 31. Savings are automatically applied at the ticket booth.

$695 -- Cuba All-Inclusive Vacations, Last Minute
Jan. 12. $941 w/tax.

US$804+ -- Alaska Cruisetours Half-Price
2-for-1 fares on 2009 Cruisetours! You have to have a "member number" for these prices, but you can sign up here and you should be able to sign in and see the sale prices. Cruisetours usually start at $1299 or higher.

US$70 -- Seat Sale to U.S. destinations (taxes incl)
Fares from Seattle, each way, including taxes: Long Beach $70, San Diego $90, New York $150. Book by January 14.

US$118 RT -- San Francisco from SEA
Valid from January 7 through June 10. Book by January 20

$129 -- Lake Louise Ski & Stay Package, 2nd Night FREE
Travel through March 20.

$129 -- Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (Reg. $229)
January 7 - April 19. Book by Jan 11.

$205 -- Las Vegas, Air & 4 nts at 4-diamond Monte Carlo
Departs January 18, $435 with taxes.

US$209 -- 4 night 4* Northern European Spring cruise, incl tax
May 3 to 7, from England to Norway.

US$278 RT -- Honolulu from SEA
Travel is valid from January 7 through March 13 and from April 20 through June 4.

$497 -- Puerto Vallarta 1-week All-inclusive
3* resort. Jan 16-23. Taxes +$264.00.

$547 -- Puerto Vallarta 1 Week All-Inclusive, $200 OFF
Jan. 23 or 24. Taxes ~$265.

$597 -- Vancouver to Ixtapa, 1 week 4* all-inclusive vacation
Departs January 17. $860 with taxes.

$520-$600 -- Fly 4 Times; Add Int'l Flight for $199 More
Travel Jan 15 - May 3. Essentially starting at $719 per person ($520 for North America pass + $199 for international pass), you get 2 roundtrip flights within Canada, PLUS a ROUNDTRIP flight to any of these international destinations: Paris, London, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Bogota or Lima between April 15 and June 15.

$691 -- Hawaii: 7 Nights & Air at $400 OFF
Travel March 16 - May 31. Taxes ~$160.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

WestJet Seat Sale, Air Canada Matches

50% Off -- WestJet and Air Canada
Today Only! 50-65% off airfares within Canada and to the US. I didn't see any spectacular prices, but they seem to be the normal fares these days so grab one if you intend to travel before Apr 1. Check both airlines because both have lots of routes on sale.

Weekly Roundup #1 - Jan 7

US$56 RT -- San Francisco from Bellingham

US$520 RT -- London from SEA, tax incl

US$405 -- Mexico 7-night Cruise
Departs LA on Feb 7 on Princess.

US$399 -- Barbados 7-night Cruise
Departs Ft Lauderdale on Jan 30 on Holland America.

US$459+ -- Alaska 7-night Cruises
Alaska cruises are on sale for the 2009 season. Prices are as low as $459, plus ~$300 in taxes and port fees, for 7 nights. The lowest prices include round-trips and 1-way cruises. Most sailings have bonus offers (onboard credit, free upgrades, past-passenger discounts, and senior (55+) discounts). Really low 3rd and 4th passenger rates on some. If you're dying to see glaciers be sure to pick a cruise that visits at least 1 of: Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, Tracy Arm Fjord(Sawyer Glacier), and College Fjord.

US$499 -- 14 night South America Cruise!!!
Cover the bottom half of South America, down one side and up the other, for only $35/day! Departs Buenos Aires on March 1 on Norwegian.

US$1099 -- Asia Ultra-Deluxe 14-night Cruise
Cruise from Hong Kong to Beijing via Shanghai, South Korea, and Japan. Departs Feb 28 on Azamara.

FREE -- Kids Sail Free on 3-nt Disney Cruises
Kids age 12 and under can sail free on most 3-night cruises from Jan 22 to May 28.

Guide to Cruiseship Kids Clubs
Follow the link to learn about the best kids clubs at sea for each age group.

Friday, January 2, 2009


US$276 RT -- Cabo San Lucas from YVR, incl tax
These seats will go FAST. Use a flexible date search to find available seats.

US$250 RT -- Cabo San Lucas from SEA, incl tax
Same sale as the Vancouver price. Save $26 if you like.

US$587 RT -- Paris from YVR, incl tax
Seats are limited so use a flexible date search.

US$314 RT -- Kona, Hawaii from SEA
Jan 10 - Mar 13.