Whether you are itching to sail to the Caribbean or the kids want to try their hand at surfing, these are the deals for you!
By Sonia Esther Soltani
Royal Caribbean cruise stops in Labadee (Courtesy Royal Caribbean)
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Get wet and have splashy fun with the kids on your next family vacation. With these money-saving deals, your family can enjoy their favorite water activities without breaking the bank. Whether you’re itching to sail to the Caribbean islands on a cruise ship or the kids want to try their hand at surfing or even spend all day at a waterpark, we’ve got just the right one for you!
50% off second, third and fourth guests on Royal Caribbean
What: The cruise line is running an early booking offer with 50% off the second guest for journeys departing on or after May 15, 2015 as well as 50% off third and fourth guest fares on 2016 or 2017 sailings. The promotion closes April 30, 2015.
What’s included: Featured itineraries include the Mediterranean, Nordic Europe, Alaska, and the Caribbean. Also part of the offer is a 50% discount on the second guest’s Premium Beverage Package and 50% reduced deposit for passengers staying in Oceanview and higher category staterooms on five-night or longer itineraries. Some of Royal Caribbean International ships are not included in the offer.
Anniversary Sale on Holland America Line cruises
Cruising with Holland America (Courtesy Holland America)
What: Holland America Line is marking its anniversary by offering passengers a shore excursion credit of up to $400 per stateroom, dining package, free or reduced fares for third and fourth guests in a stateroom and 50% reduced deposit. Journeys must be booked by June 1, 2015.
What’s included: Valid on many of the cruise line’s summer 2015 through winter/spring 2016 voyages, the offer is for ocean-view or above stateroom. Guests who book a suite will receive a bonus double shore excursion credit up to $800 per stateroom, a 100-minute Internet package and an Anniversary Beverage Card valued at $100.
Kids stay free and up to $250 airfare credit at Marival Resort & Suites, Mexico
Pool at the Marival Resort & Suites (Courtesy Marival Resort & Suites)
What: Book an all-inclusive room or suite at Marival Resort & Suites in Nuevo Vallarta for travel through December 6, 2015 and receive a $250 airfare credit. This promotion must be booked by April 30, 2015.
What’s included: When traveling with the whole family, up to three children can stay free in a two-bedroom suite with two paying adults. Guests staying in a suite also receive a $100 spa credit. And importantly for your troop, kids can splash around at their leisure at the newly completed waterpark onsite.
Kids stay free at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico
Water fun at the Moon Palace Golf, Spa and Resort (“Courtesy Moon Palace “)
What: This Cancun resort that features a FlowRider and hydrotherapy treatments has a Kids Stay Free offer for travel between June 1 – August 31, 2015 and June 1 – August 31, 2016 which is valid through August 28, 2016.
What’s included: Up to two children (ages 12 and under) can stay for free when you book a three-night or longer stay. Another offer is available for guests staying five to eight nights whereby they receive up to $1,500 resort credit that can be used for spa treatments, golf and tours. This promotion is for bookings by June 30, 2015 and stays through Dec. 23, 2015.
40% savings at the El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, Puerto Rico
Lazy river at Coqui Water Park at the El Conquistador Resort (Courtesy El Conquistador Resort)
What: With the Family Escape Package, kids eat free and guests receive a $50 resort credit. Rates start from $229 (El Conquistador Resort) and $299 (Las Casitas Village) based on a three-night minimum stay. The promotion is valid through December 17, 2015.
What’s included: The Kids Eat Free offer is for children ages 12 and under and the nightly $50 resort credit can be used at the spa and 18-hole golf course. Also included is a daily buffet breakfast for four (two adults and two kids).