Family vacation deals for the summertime By Jordan Estrada
Dreams Riviera Cancun (Courtesy Dreams Resorts)
THESE DEALS HAVE EXPIRED! For more money-saving deals, discounts and travel packages, check out the latest deals we have available.
Get huge savings on airfare, cruise fare and resort rooms by taking advantage of awesome deals currently being offered this summer. Families can stay at select Club Med and Dreams resorts at reduced prices, fly for cheap with Virgin America, get discounted rooms on Royal Caribbean cruise ships and much more. These deals are only around for a short time, based on availability so take advantage and prepare for an unforgettable family trip filled with huge savings and hours of fun, excitement and relaxation.
Airfare starting at $69 with Virgin America
Virgin America economy class (Photo by Hawaiian717)
What: Book a flight with Virgin America by June 30 , 2015 and get TravelZoo discount rates on airfare to popular North American cities. Valid for select travel dates through November 11, 2015.
Whatâs Included: Get airfare from $69 and up on one-way, non-stop flights when flying with the airline named Best US Airline seven years in a row in CondÃ© Nast Travelerâs Readerâs Choice Awards and experience a relaxing and fun flight that both you and your kids will enjoy, with amenities like comfortable leather seats, on-demand entertainment, wireless Internet, and many more!
Up to 30% in savings with Royal Caribbean
Royal Caribbean ship (Courtesy Royal Caribbean)
What: Travelers can save 30% for up to two guests when they sail with Royal Caribbean starting on August 1, 2015. Families must book before June 30, 2015 to qualify for this deal.
Whatâs Included: Valid for all sailings that set sail before April 29, 2015, except trips to China and Anthem of the Sea cruises. Families that book before the end of the month can also take advantage of up to 10% off interior rooms, 20% off oceanview rooms, and 30% off balcony and suite rooms.
40% off + up to $400 in resort coupons at Dreams Resorts
What: Book a room before June 25, 2015 at one of select Dreams Resorts & Spa (with locations in Mexico and the Caribbean), and get discounts of up to 40% and as much as $400 in coupons that can be used around the resort. The deal is only good for travel dates through August 21, 2015.
Whatâs Included: This deal is based on availability, so book now and enjoy a memorable and dreamy family vacation this summer. Coupons can be redeemed for spa treatments and at participating resort restaurants.
$119 ppn + kids stay free at Club Med Resorts
Club Med Columbus Isle (Courtesy Club Med)
What: Enjoy a luxurious all-inclusive vacation at one of 40 all-inclusive Club Med Sun Family Resorts where kids under 4 stay free starting at $119 per person per night. Valid for travel dates through December 18, 2015.
Up to 49% on rooms at Occidental Grand Punta Cana
Occidental Grand Punta Cana (Courtesy Occidental Hotels)
What: Book a spacious, family-friendly room at the Occidental Grand Punta Cana before June 30, 2015 and save up to 49% on stays before August 31, 2015.
Whatâs Included: All-inclusive stays include dining and beverage at 10 different restaurants and 9 bars, 24-hour food and beverage areas, access to four swimming pools, spa and kids club, and land sports and non-motorized watersports like windsurfing, katamaranes, kayaking and snorkeling. Deluxe rooms feature private balconies and one king or two double beds, and all rooms have a fully stocked mini fridge. Cribs and extra beds are available by request to accommodate children.
Jordan Estrada contributed this to MiniTime. He is a freelance travel writer from Southern California who spends him time gardening, studying music and performing with his band.