Kids stay and even sail free with these great offers. By Sonia Esther Soltani
Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun (Courtesy Now Resorts)
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Time to plan your summer vacation with the kids and save some serious money doing so? You might dream of a sophisticated itinerary in Europe grand-parents will happily join in or of a super relaxing Caribbean getaway with wonderful beaches and crystal waters. Maybe itâs more adventurous destinations such as Kenya that are on your radar. Here is the good news: kids benefit from a complimentary rate with all these great offers!
Kids stay free at AMResorts
What: At AMResorts this summer, up to two children can stay for free in the same room. The promotion is valid through April 24, 2015 for travel from May 1 through Dec.23, 2015.
Whatâs included: The Kids Stay Free offer is valid at select AMResorts including Dreams, Now, and Sunscape Resorts & Spas. Plus families receive $50 air credit per night, so a family staying seven nights gain $350 (for travel by August 21, 2015). Depending on their room category and choice or hotel, guests receive $200 or $400 in resort coupons that can be used for spa treatments, dining and shopping.
Kids sail free on Star Clippers
Star Clipper Cruise Ship (Â©ChrisCruises)
What: Book a cruise to Europe on Star Clippers this summer and kids ages 2-17 travel for free. Departures take place between June 20 and August 22, 2015. Adult rate start at $1,325 per person for a seven-night itinerary.
Whatâs included: On top of the Kids Sail Free deal, the cruise line offers parents flight credit to help further with vacation budgeting. Two adults traveling with a one child and two adults traveling with two kids will receive $250 flight credit per person.
Kids stay free at Mahali Mzuri, Kenya
Mahali Mzuri tents (Courtesy Mahali Mzuri)
What: Up to two kids (15 and under) stay free of charge when sharing a family tent with at least one adult, representing a saving of up to $535, per child, per night. The offer is valid through Dec.21, 2015.
Whatâs included: For families that wish to book a second tent benefit from a 50% savings off the single or double occupancy rates â up to $1,070 savings per tent, per night for kids under 18. Note that the Kids Stay Free offer is available for children up to 15 years old, but only kids ages 6 and above can take part in daily safari drives.
Kids stay at Jewel Runaway Bay Beach, Jamaica
Jewel Runaway Bay Beach in Jamaica (Courtesy Jewel Resorts)
What: Up to two kids 14 and under can stay for free at Jewel Runaway Bay Beach and Golf Resort. Bookings must be completed by Dec.23, 2015.
Whatâs included: In addition to free accommodation for kids, this all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean offers its guests a complimentary transfer from the airport, the package representing a 40% savings.
Kids stay free at Iberostar
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel Punta Cana (Courtesy Iberostar)
What: At all-inclusive upscale Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, children under the age of 12 stay for free. The offer is valid through April 30, 2015 for travel May 1 through Dec. 23, 2015.
Whatâs included: Properties offering free accommodation to at least one child for two paying adults are located in exotic destinations with seven hotels in Mexico, two in Jamaica, and five in the Dominican Republic. Some of the properties extend the offer to two kids for two paying adults.