4 Places to Snag Jumbo Resort Credits
Resorts that give back By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
Booking a stay at a luxury property can feel like diving into a spending abyss. First, you pay a pretty penny for your room. Then, you shell out for meals and countless other extras. Scoring a resort credit feels like a victory because you get some money back to play with—and when the amount is significant, it can be a nice windfall.
Here’s a quartet of fabulous properties tempting with hundreds of dollars to use toward dining, pampering, or even your airfare.
Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
Where: Oahu, Hawaii Why: Because Disney’s Hawaiian resort is simply stunning and features a sensational family infinity pool, spectacular seven-acre waterscape, and a terrific kid’s club for children ages 3 to 12. Receive up to $500 in resort credit when you book a stay of at least four nights. Book by May 15 for travel through June 16. Use promo code W736G.
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Why: Because this luxurious beachfront Dreams property feels extravagant yet impressively family friendly, offering one of the largest freeform pools on the island, an ocean trampoline, tennis, golf, volleyball, basketball, beach Olympics, and a batting cage, in addition to supervised clubs for kids and teens. Stay four to seven nights and get up to $350 in air credit plus up to $400 in resort coupons. Book by May 28 for travel through Aug. 22, 2014.
Hyatt Hill Country Resort & Spa
Where: San Antonio, Texas Why: Because families have myriad ways to have fun at this sprawling upscale resort in San Antonio, from the five-acre water playground to golf, tennis, nature hikes, biking, and Camp Hyatt kids’ club. With the Stay More, Play More offer, stay two to five nights and receive up to $500 in resort credits. Available through Jan. 27, 2015.
Where: Southampton, Bermuda Why: Because this posh Fairmont property on the gorgeous pink sand beaches of Bermuda’s south shore offers swimming pools, tennis courts, a golf course, dive center, jet-ski rentals and a kids’ camp. Book the So Much More Summer offer for a minimum of three nights and get up to $200 in resort credit. Book by May 15 for travel through Sept. 2, 2014.
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher contributed this to MiniTime.com.