The Wendy Perrin Report
I snaked this info from Condé Nast Traveler Magazine and thought it was après peau since I’m blogging about Honeymoon travel. First, check out Wendy Perrin’s Daily Deals here. She’s got great posts on travel deals.
Summer fares to
Convention business is at a fraction of what it once was. Big summer sales have already started!
Also, luxury hotels and resort-spa locations that draw corporate meetings are slashing prices – about 30% off.
On-line Auctions and Name-Your-Own-Price Sites
Savvy Priceline.com shoppers have reported winning bids of 50-60% off retail rates for 4-star hotels! Also, check out LuxuryLink.com for auctions on amazing vacations! Another travel search engine I like is kayak.com. It compares rates on multiple sites.
Photo courtesy Priceline.com
The dollar goes 30% farther now than it did before, but airfare to these countries are still high. Look for discounts as the
To get a sense of the options here, try a “dateless” search on Orbitz and you’ll get the best rates available in the next 30 days. If you fly by the seat of your pants and are open to locations, this might be the way to go.
Frequent Flier Redemption
Don’t waste these on cheap flights! Check to make sure paying for the flight is worth the miles needed to get it for free. Purchased flights create miles, so the value may not be there. Otherwise, fly free!
Other stuff to check out now!
Sofitel is offering three nights for the price of two in Chicago, LA, NYC and Washington DC.
Book by May 31 with 3-day advance booking.
Crystal Cruises is offering $2000 in shipboard credits on European itineraries.
Photo courtesy of Regent Seven Seas