Traveling for the summer does not have to cost a fortune. By using the internet for your search, finding the best and cheap travel deals are just at the click of your mouse. Whether you’re traveling alone, with a friend or with your family; there are inexpensive summer vacations that are perfect for you.
BookIt.com is an excellent travel deal website. Cheap summer vacation deals can be found easily with many of the features on the BookIt website. The site has a top 10 of travel specials prominently displayed on the front of their website. It lists 10 great hotel deals perfect for summer or a trip any time of the year regardless of where you would be coming from. Currently they have a 50% off sale on hotels in Florida, Mexico, and the Caribbean. If you need some ideas on where to go, BookIt also has a feature that shows you the top 20 vacation deals from any airport you want. The search will bring up 20 top travel deals that include airfare from the airport you provide and hotel accommodations. An example of a hot travel deal is a 3-night vacation package from LAX airport to Honolulu, Hawaii while staying at the Aqua Waikiki Wave hotel for $439 a person. Another great feature that sets BookIt apart from all other travel deal websites is they offer a payment service which they call PayDelay. For all travel and vacation bookings totaling over $550, they will accept a $100 deposit upfront and the rest of the total can be paid later in two equal payment amounts. This is an excellent payment feature to help you save up and pay for that dream summer vacation.
If you’re planning your summer travel months or even a year in advance, Hotwire.com might be the perfect travel deal website for you. They have a feature called Trip Watcher that lets you plug in details of the vacation you want such as the travel dates, the destination of your trip and airports. After the Trip Watcher collects your travel information, it compares them to itineraries and informs you if there are ways to save on your trip by changing your dates or your airport. The Trip Watcher can also watch up to 60 days and will tell you what dates have the best travel deals and cheapest prices for your trip. Hotwire has lots of good summer travel deals. Searching on their site I was able to find a deal for a 4-star hotel on the central part of the strip in Las Vegas for $69 a night. They are able to offer such a good deal that is cheap because the name of the hotel is not released until after it is booked. Hotwire always books with brand-name hotels and with the star rating you want so it’s not such a bad idea to book with them for your next summer trip.
Naming your own price for airfare and hotels is possible at Priceline.com. Priceline is unique compared to other travel deal websites because they have a name your own price feature. You simply put the airports you would be traveling from and to, the dates of your trip, number of tickets and name a price per round trip ticket. The names of the passengers are filled out and you submit your bid. If your bid is accepted, Priceline informs you and you can book your flight right away. Naming your own price is also available for booking hotels. This feature is a good bargain because you are able to name the cost of your airfare and/or hotel. Besides this feature, Priceline also lists low priced airfare, hotels, car rentals, and vacations for summer travel. Currently they have a flight from LAX to Orlando for $226 per ticket, an excellent price.
If you’re a last minute type of traveler and you are ok with booking a summer vacation that’s just a week away or even in the next few days, LastMinute.com is a great website. The LastMinute site has a feature called last second deals that gives a list of cheap travel deals with specific dates that are within the next two weeks. It gives you pages of locations and prices for hotel and flight or flight and car or hotel and car packages. When you find the deal you want for your summer travel plans, you can click on it and it will show the dates required to receive the deal. Listings of hotels near the area are also shown in case you decide to choose a different hotel that may be cost a little bit more than the initial trip you selected. While browsing through their last second deals, there is a cheap summer travel deal with a flight from New York to Bermuda with a hotel in the city of Southampton for only $488 a person on March 21 – 23.
CheapTickets.com is a good travel deal website. They offer deals for vacation packages, hotels, car rentals, cruises, flights and event tickets. The best feature on CheapTickets is called Cheap of the Week. Every Tuesday they pick the top hotel deals at a random destination where you can save big. Flights can also be added to the hotel deals if you need. For this week CheapTickets has hotel deals in New York City where rooms at the Clarion Hotel at Laguardia Airport can be booked for only $77 a night. The Cheap of the Week also features other travel deals for vacations, flights, car rentals, cruises, and hotels which are randomly selected based on the best bargains currently available. CheapTickets is a good travel deal website to check out if you are open to any destination for your summer travels.