Family-friendly deals for the summer
By Jordan Estrada
The Broadmoor (Courtesy The Broadmoor)
Scratch that itch and spend a few days soaking up rays on a sandy beach or the deck of a cruise ship. Or indulge in the ambiance of one of Europe’s famous cities and visit historical monuments and museums that house world-renowned works of art. There are lots of ways to celebrate the summer with an unforgettable trip, thanks to summer vacation deals. Whether you are looking to sail on a luxurious cruise ship, spend several nights exploring the streets of Paris, or enjoy complimentary spending credit at an elegant oceanside resort, you can make it happen by taking advantage of these offers we’ve handpicked for you.
$125 ppn + kids eat free at The Broadmoor
What: Stay on select dates at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs this summer and get nightly rates starting at only $125 per person. Good for travel on the following dates: June 3-9, 14-16, 21-22, 28, 30 and July 1, 2015. Plus kids under 10 eat free when dining with paying adults and ordering from youth menus at many resort restaurants.
What’s Included: Families booking this deal will also receive a discount on an adult ticket to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Additionally, guests at the resort can take advantage of its great family-friendly activities like fly-fishing excursions, golfing on high class courses or luxuriate at a 5-star spa.
$50/nt resort credit at Oceanfront Waldorf Astoria Resorts
El Conquistador Resort (Courtesy El Conquistador)
What: Receive $50 resort credit for every night of your stay at one of Waldorf Astoria’s oceanfront resorts in Florida or Puerto Rico when you book the “Best of Waldorf Astoria” promotion for travel through September 2015.
What’s Included: Nightly rates start at just $199 and resort credit may be used towards watersports including the new FLOWRIDER® wave simulator at Boca Raton Resort & Club, spa treatments or shopping. Participating resorts include Boca Beach Club and Boca Raton Resort & Club; Casa Marina and The Reach; and El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village.
Up to 30% off for two with Royal Caribbean
Royal Caribbean (Courtesy Royal Caribbean)
What: Book a Royal Caribbean cruise now until June 30, 2015 and save up to 30% off the standard fare for you and one guest for sailing on or after August 1, 2015.
What’s Included: Royal Caribbean’s JUNE 30 FOR 30 deal offers 10% off interior rooms, 20% off oceanview rooms and 30% off balcony rooms and suites for 1st and 2nd guests for all sailings except China and Anthem of the Seas.
Family packages from $332 at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Courtesy Ponte Vedra)
What: Book one of four family packages that start at $332 for a minimum of two nights at the historic Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and enjoy the inn’s slew of fantastic kid-friendly activities and amenities.
What’s Included: Choose the Sharks & Crafts package to enjoy access to bicycle rentals, daily breakfast for kids and daily family activities (including a shark tooth hunt!); the Family Golf package, ideal for golf fans who want to spend some time on the putting green; the Serve & Volley Tennis package that includes tennis lessons for children and access to onsite courts; or the “Fun in the Sun” Beach Day package for access to various beach activities.
4-night flight + accommodation package in Paris
Paris, France (Unsplash: Chris Karidis)
What: Book this amazing 4-night TravelZoo package to Paris, round-trip airfare included, and stay at apart’hotel Citadines Prestige Saint-Germain-des-Pres in the heart of Paris, among other perks, from only $2,713 per person.
What’s Included: Along with a round-trip economy airfare, the package includes private transfers to and from the airport and a 2-day Paris Pass giving you access to Parisian attractions like the Pantheon and the Louvre. Accommodation at the 4-star apart’hotel is in a spacious, fully-furnished one-bedroom perfect for a family for four, with air conditioning, free WiFi and a fully-equipped kitchen. Additionally, stay five nights and get one extra night or stay 6 nights and get 2 extra nights and a 4-day Paris Pass.
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.