Monday, August 31, 2009

Monday Madness

US$1300 -- Air + 14 Nt Thailand Vacation, Inc Tax
Save $1000 when purchased by Sept 25! Includes air from LA and within Thailand, hotels, breakfasts, and some tours. Cheapest departures: Oct 6 & 13, Oct 20 + Nov 3 & 17: +$100.

2-for-1 -- Victoria from YVR
Pacific Coastal flights between Vancouver and Victoria, one way or round trip, thru Sept 20.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Solo All-Inclusive

$979 -- Veradero All-Inclusive, Single Occupancy!
No single supplement on this trip, and each person gets a room to themself. A great opportunity for a beach trip where you can mingle with other singles. Departs Nov 21, book by Aug 31. +$200 tax.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Weekly Roundup - Aug 26: Rest of the World

US$549 -- 8 Nt Med Cruise, Kids Free
Sails Oct 18 from Genoa, Italy to Lisbon, return, on MSC. Kids under 18 cruise free.

US$629 -- 14 Nt Portugal to Brazil Cruise
Departs Lisbon on Dec 1 on Royal Caribbean. 55+ rate is only $479!

US$643 R/T -- Reykjavik from SEA, Inc Tax
Sept/Oct travel.

US$656 R/T -- Manila from SEA, Inc Tax
Fall travel.

$799+ R/T -- Fly to Europe, Inc. Tax
Prices are from Toronto, +$200 from YVR. Paris, Madrid, Tunisia, Istanbul, Dubai, Cairo, Moscow... Book by Sep 22, fly Oct 3 - May 13, except mid-Dec.

10-25% Off -- Indochina Small Group Tour
Book 4 people or 4 trips and get 25% off each one. Book by Aug 31, travel thru Dec 31 to Vietnam, Cambodia, & Laos.

US$917 R/T -- Kuala Lumpur from SEA, Inc Tax
Fall travel.

US$989 -- 13 Nt Asia Cruise
Sail from Dubai to Singapore on Nov 4 on Royal Caribbean.

$1149 -- 16 Nt Pacific & Japan Cruise w/ Air
Departs Vancouver on Sept 23 on Holland America. Includes air to return to Vancouver.

US$1470 -- Italy 3 City Vacation
Air from SEA, 3nts each in Rome, Venice, and Florence, and train travel between them. Book by Aug 31, travel Nov 1 - Dec 10 and some of 2010.

Weekly Roundup - Aug 26: Americas

FREE -- Whistler Mountaineer R/T Train Trip
Pay for any Rocky Mountaineer 2-day rail journey or vacation pkg with your AMEX and get a free Whistler train trip and $100 for souvenirs. Book by Sept 25, travel by Oct 11.

US$25 O/W -- Hawaii Interisland Flights, Inc Tax!
September flights.

US$59 O/W -- San Francisco from SEA
Virgin America sale for travel most dates thru Feb 10. Book by Sept 8. Vegas & LA: $69, eastern seaboard: $109. Internet on-board.

US$59 -- In-Disney Reno'd Hotel
Upscale hotel in DisneyWorld at 45% off, plus kids eat free. Resort fee is reduced to only $5/nt. Book by Aug 31 for stays thru Dec 19.

60% Off -- Big Island Condos
Stay 5+ nts thru Nov 26 and get 60% off, starting at $59 for a 1 BR condo.

US$87+ -- Seattle Hotel Sale
Book by Aug 31, travel thru Sept 14.

$118 R/T -- Calgary from YVR
Book by Aug 27, travel Sept 8 - Dec 16.

$298 R/T -- Toronto from YVR
Book by Aug 27, travel Sept 8 - Dec 16.

US$299 -- 8 Nt Southern Caribbean Cruise
Departs Ft Lauderdale on Nov 28 on Royal Caribbean. +$82 tax.

US$329 -- 7 Nt Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs Port Canaveral on Nov 14 on Carnival.

US$359 -- 7 Nt Mexico Cruise
Carnival's newest ship. Departs Long Beach Feb 7.

US$379 -- 7 Nt Mexico Cruise
Departs LA on Oct 3 on Princess.

50% Off -- 2nd Room, 7 Nt Caribbean Cruise
Departs Ft Lauderdale Dec 20 on MSC. Book first room from US$699, second starts at $350. Book by Aug 31.

50% Off - Sunquest Vacations 2nd Passenger
Book one Sunquest Mexico vacation package and get the second traveller at half price! Valid for select upscale Mexico resorts from Nov 2 - Dec 14. Book by Aug 28.

$645 -- Havana, Cuba, 1 week vacation
Explore the capital city with this air + 7 nt hotel pkg. $851 w/ tax. Nov 23.

US$769 - 11 Nt West Coast Wine Cruise
Departs Vancouver on Oct 12 on Celebrity. Stops in wine regions on the way to California, with wine-centric excursions and events.

US$949 -- 14 Nt South America Cruise
From Santiago to Buenos Aires on Norwegian, departs Mar 14.

US$1398 -- Panama Canal 16 Nt Cruise w/Air
Departs YVR Apr 19 on Celebrity. Other Jan-Mar Panama Canal cruises also on sale. Book by Aug 28.

US$1599 -- Month-at-Sea Thru Panama Canal
Need to chill out with plenty of time to read a book or watch the waves while others do the cooking and cleaning for you? Wanna spend it on a ship travelling along Central America? Departs Nov 13 from Ft Lauderdale on Holland America.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Friday Follow-Up

FREE -- Earn 10,000 Aeroplan Miles
Register and complete stays at 3 different Wyndham hotel brands by Oct 10 and get a bonus of 10,000 Aeroplan points. Hotel brands include Baymont, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Knights Inn, Microtel, Ramada, Super 8, Travelodge (U.S. only), and Wingate.

US$76 R/T -- LA from Bellingham
Limited availability, act fast!

50% Off -- 2nd Weekend Night at Wyndham
Or 50% off a second room for the kids. Valid thru Dec 31.

40% Off -- Labor Day Hotels
Up to 50% off, such as the Fairmont Orchid in Hawaii for $199 instead of $398. If you're re-directed to, find the link to global sites -> US and then paste into the address bar. Expedia has a hotel sale as well.

US$176 R/T -- Fort Lauderdale from SEA

US$198 R/T -- Orlando from SEA
Valid for next 330 days.

US$317 R/T -- Honolulu from SEA, Inc Tax!
Non-stop flights, select dates Sept thru Nov.

$650 -- Rocky Mountain & Okanagan Tour, Inc Tax
5-day guided coach tour R/T Vancouver, visiting Jasper, Banff, Yoho/Glacier/Kootenay National Parks, Osoyoos, and the Okanagan Wine Valley. Includes tips, taxes, entrance fees, hotels, and some meals. Sept 19-23.

$899 -- Mazatlan 1 Week 5* All-Inclusive
Nov 2-30. $1069 Oct 4 or 18.

$999 -- Los Cabos 1 Week 5* All-Inclusive
Oct 10 or Nov 2-30.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Thursday Thrills

$19 -- Luxury meets Survivor in California
Don't need a bed in that luxury room? How about lights? How would you like to camp in the room? You'll still get to play at the luxury resort and not pay the regular $200+ per night! Act fast, stay thru Sept 17.

30% OFF -- South Africa Small Group Adventures
Kruger Short Stays, 4 days. Or take 20% off 2-week itineraries. Valid on any 2009 departures booked by Oct 31.

US$99 -- Phoenix 4-Diamond Resort +$50 Daily Credit
Thru Dec. Book by Aug 21.

US$235+ R/T -- Costa Rica from US Cities, Inc Tax!
These prices are ridiculously low. Search for fares from YVR and SEA to see if they're also low, but if they aren't you can find a cheap connection to one of the cities listed in this sale and it will still be an awesome deal.

US$429 -- 7-Night Canada & New England Cruise
Departs Quebec City on Oct 2 & 16 on Norwegian. Book by Aug 24. Visits Saguenay Fjord; Sept-Iles, Quebec; Charlottetown, PEI; Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Portland, Maine. Ends in Boston.

US$629 -- 10-Night New England & Canada Cruise
Departs Oct 10 & 20 from NY on Norwegian. Book by Aug 24. Visits Boston, Massachusetts; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Quebec City, Quebec; Charlottetown, PEI and Sydney, Nova Scotia. Ends back in NY.

US$699 -- 6-Night Tuscany Castle Vacation w/Car & Air
Nov. 27 - Feb. 27; +$30 other dates. Includes air from the US east coast. +~$150 tax.

US$1699 -- China & Yangtze Cruise 9-Night Vacation w/Air
Book by Aug 28 for travel thru Nov 19. Includes air from LA, hotels and tours in Beijing and Shanghai, and a 5-day Yangtze Cruise.

US$1711 -- 10 Nt Mediterranean Cruise w/ Air, Inc Tax!
If the ad is to be believed, this Oceania luxury cruise includes airfare from Vancouver and costs only $1711pp including tax! This is thanks to a 2-for-1 special, plus free airfare. Book by Aug 31. Departs Barcelona on Apr 4.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Weekly Roundup - Aug 19 #2

$200 OFF -- Expedia Vacation Packages
Choose a flight + at least 3 nts at an Intercontinental Hotel Group hotel and get $200 off the package price. Book by Aug 31 for travel thru Sept.

$105 -- Victoria 4-Diamond Hotel
Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Oct; +$14 thru Sept.

$119 -- Cape Breton Island Spa Resort (Reg. $285)
Thru Oct 17 - perfect for catching the splendid autumn colours on the east coast. Tip: the brunch buffet is pricey but very delicious!

$198 R/T -- Toronto from YVR
Sept 15 - 22. +$109 tax.

$338 R/T -- Hawaii from YVR
Sept 9 - Nov 7. $398 R/T to Maui. +~$100 tax. If you can't find dates you like, search all airlines as there is a bit of a fare war... Flight Centre has Honolulu on offer at $378, and Alaska Airlines is just slightly higher.

$399 -- Las Vegas Cruise & Stay
Air, 4 night cruise, 2 nights Las Vegas. Departs October 4 on Holland America. +$228 tax.

$399 R/T -- Amsterdam from YVR
$810 w/tax. Depart Oct. 2; Return Oct. 10.

US$549 -- Balcony Cabin on Mexico Cruise +$200 Credit
Select Oct and Nov departures on 7 nt cruises from LA on Norwegian. ALL weeklong sailings thru 2011 have balcony savings. Book by Friday, Aug 21 to get $200 credit per cabin.

US$673 R/T -- Rio de Janeiro from YVR, Inc Tax!
Sept 8 - Dec 10.

$690 -- Hawaii 1 Week Vacation: save $200
3* hotel in Honolulu. October 16 - 23. $841 w/ tax.

US$699 -- 7 night Italy, Spain & Tunisia cruise
$732 with tax. Departs Rome Oct 18 on Costa.

$920 -- Paris 1 Week Vacation
$1343 with taxes. Oct. 26 - Nov. 2.

Weekly Roundup - Aug 19 #1

US$317 R/T -- Honolulu from SEA, Inc Tax
Fall travel.

US$348 R/T -- Orlando from Bellingham
Sept 1 - Dec 16. Current Alaska Air web special, expires soon.

$1449 -- Bali 11-Nt Vacation
Air, 11 nts at a resort, breakfasts, massage, 5 tours, and transfers. +$100 tax. Departs YVR Oct 23.

Friday, August 14, 2009

If Brazil Is More Your Style

US$684 -- Rio de Janeiro from YVR, Inc Tax!
Fall travel. A few weeks ago this was the price, before tax, for Sao Paulo. Now you can party in Rio without adding extra for tax!

Kids Fly Free Again

FREE -- Kids Fly Free to Disneyland
Travel Sept 8 - Dec 6 and the kids fly and stay for free. Adults from $649 for air + 3 nts. +$100 tax. Book by Sept 30.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Weekly Roundup - Aug 13

FREE - Brentwood Bay Lodge Five-Course Dinner
Stay 2+ nts at this luxury property near Victoria from Sept 1 - Oct 15 (book by Aug 31) and enjoy the Chef's Five-Course Tasting Menu for two with wine pairings for free ($200 value). Offer is open to their E-News subscribers, so sign up on their website and call to reserve this deal.

40% Off -- Economy Plus on United Airlines
United has a flight sale on that also includes reduced premiums on upgrades to their Economy Plus seats with more legroom. Book by Aug 14 for travel thru Nov 15.

US$129 -- Holidays at Seattle Boutique Hotel
The Alexis Hotel, one of the "Best 500 Hotels in the World", has sale prices for US holidays stays thru Jan 10. Includes free wine reception every evening.

US$139 -- Midtown Manhattan Hotel w/ Breakfast
A room like this used to cost at least $199/nt but now prices have fallen and breakfast is even included. Thru Sept 3, +$40 thru Oct 15.

US$199 -- Oceanview Cabin on 4 Nt Caribbean Cruise
Select Sept/Oct sailings from Miami on Carnival. Book by Aug 14.

US$265 -- Mexico 5-Night Cruise Plus Credit
ALL Royal Caribbean's cruises thru December are on sale. This one departs San Diego on Oct 19.

US$298 -- Weeklong Stay at Orlando Resort
Arrive Oct 2 or 4 for best price, all of Oct is on sale. Includes tax! Book by Aug 21.

$773 R/T -- Dublin from YVR, Inc Tax
Sept 16-23. Non-stop flights.

US$682 -- 14 Nt Portugal, Canary Islands, Brazil Cruise
Departs Lisbon on Nov 19 on Royal Caribbean. $782 w/ tax.

US$749 -- 13 Nt Canada, USA, Mexico Cruise
Departs Vancouver on Sept 27 on Holland America.

US$799 -- South America from California
LAN Airlines has put flights to unusual South American destinations on sale. San Francisco to Santiago ($799) or Easter Island ($1330); Los Angeles to Trujillo ($819) or Calama ($903). Book by Aug 16, travel thru Dec.

US$1199 -- Israel 8-Night Escorted Package w/Air
Includes air from NY, 8 nts hotel, transfers, meals, and sightseeing. Dec 10; Jan 7, 14, 28. +$160 Nov-Mar. Taxes ~$130.

$1568 -- Galapagos Islands & Ecuador: 6 Nights, Tours & Air
If you can only manage a short visit to Ecuador this might appeal to you. Includes all flights, hotels, tours, breakfasts, and transfers. Price is from LA, additional cities available. Sept thru July.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Unlimited Flights for 1 Month

US$599 -- JetBlue Unlimited Flight Pass
How many flights would you take if money were no object? Now is your chance to find out. Travel anywhere and everywhere that JetBlue flies, between Sept 8 and Oct 8. Purchase by Aug 21.

You have to go down to Seattle to start the journey, but then you can venture outside the US to places like Costa Rica and Colombia, Cancun, or tons of places in the Caribbean. Fly to catch a cruise. Or stay within the US and explore Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, or several spots in Florida. Have a look at the route map to see all the places you can go.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Weekly Roundup - Aug 5

$799 -- Maui 1 Week Vacation
Air + 7 nt in a 2.5* 1 BR condo. +$140 for 3.5*. Sept 1 - Dec 8. Book TODAY.

$278 R/T -- Cabo San Lucas from YVR
Another unadvertised WestJet price. BOOK TODAY (11PM PST)! Chances are any route you want is lower than advertised today!

60% Off -- Hawaii Villa w/ 5 Nt Stay
Stay 5+ nts and get 60% off a 1 or 2 BR villa on the big island of Hawaii, from US$63/nt! Travel thru Nov 5.

75% Off -- Orlando Villas from US$49
Travel Aug 23 - Nov 20. $49 for 1 BR, $79 for 2 BR villas.

US$49+ -- United Fly, Stay, Save
Book sale flights on United such as YVR to Portland for $158 R/T, SEA to Puerto Vallarta for $238 R/T, or LA to Sydney for $550 R/T, and get 20% off any Starwood hotel (Westin, Sheraton, W). Book by Aug 7, travel thru Nov 18.

US$49+ -- Seattle Airfare Sale
To San Francisco... $69 each way. LA... $69. NY... $109. Valid Sept 14 - Dec 16, book by Aug 14.

US$69 O/W -- Vegas, OC, or San Diego from SEA
Virgin America sale ends Aug 11 for travel thru Nov 18.

$79 -- Redesigned Hotel in New Westminster
If your visitors don't like your old futon, send them to the cool Inn At The Quay in New West. Sale pricing thru Nov 30, book by Aug 15.

$100 -- Take a Companion to Victoria
$100 for two people each way on Pacific Coastal Airlines thru Sept 20. +~$30pp tax. Inquire for hotel and/or car add-ons. Air Canada's sale fare is $72pp O/W.

$299 R/T -- Paris from YVR
Depart Sept 13, return Sept 21

US$379 -- 7 Nt Mexico Cruise
New Carnival ship! Depart LA Jan 17 or 31 for cheapest price. Other Carnival sailings on sale from $159 for 3 nts.

US$399 -- 7 Nt Mexico Cruise + Credit
Book by Aug 7 for this cruise departing LA on Royal Caribbean on Sept 6 or Dec 6 or 13. All Royal Caribbean cruises thru 2011 are on sale, but fall 2009 sailings get extra onboard credits.

$399 -- Anaheim Cruise & Stay
3 nt cruise, 2 nts Anaheim, return air. Depart Sept 23 on Princess.

US$550 -- Maui 3-Nt Vacation from SEA, Inc Tax!
Same pkg from Vancouver is $870, from Bellingham is $760. 7 nts from SEA is $910, inc tax. Depart btwn Aug 29 and Sept 2. Honolulu also offered.

US$599 -- 7 Nt Greece, Turkey, Croatia Cruise
$714 w/ tax. Departs Venice on Oct 24 on Royal Caribbean.

$599 -- Riviera Maya 1 Week All-Inclusive
4* beachfront resort, departs Aug 29.

US$653 R/T -- Hanoi from SEA, Inc Tax
Fall travel.

US$653 R/T -- Ho Chi Minh City from SEA, Inc Tax
Fall travel.

US$678pp -- Ireland Air + 6 Day Car, Inc Tax
Depart from Seattle between Dec 1 and Jan 31. Add hotel for $55pp/nt. Price from Boston is $199pp before tax.

$882 -- Sao Paulo from YVR, Inc Tax
Travel Mon-Wed, Sept 14 thru Oct.

US$999 -- 7 Nt Paris R/T River Cruise
Luxury river cruise with shore excursions included. Docks for 3 nts in Paris so you can experience the city without the expensive hotels and meals.

US$999 -- Upscale India Vacation w/ Air from NY
Visit Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, and ride an elephant. Incl air from NY. Departs Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, or 28.

$1199 -- Christmas Air + Mexico Cruise
Air + 7 nts cruise on Carnival departs Vancouver Dec 20. +$263 tax. 3rd/4th guest $949.

$1399 -- Christmas Air + Caribbean Cruise
Air + 7 nts cruise on Carnival departs Vancouver Dec 19. +$239 tax. 3rd/4th guest $1199.

$371 to Toronto - Unadvertised

$258 R/T -- Toronto from YVR
Mon-Sat thru Oct 31. +$110 tax. Sale fare won't last long. Advertised price is $398 R/T before tax!