All posts by Jaymie DeGaetano

Jaymie DeGaetano, a native to the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, began his overseas travels in high school. While studying in Paris for a year during college, Jaymie ventured to different regions of France, and to many European nations such as Ireland, Italy, and Norway. His most recent adventures include a cross-country road trip from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, exploring Machu Picchu, and cruising through the Western Caribbean. Prior to ShermansTravel, Jaymie spent two years working in public relations. He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
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Spend a long weekend at a 4-star boutique hotel in the Emerald City this autumn for less. Vintage Park — a Kimpton Hotel is offering three-night stays for $525, which saves you $130 (or 20 percent) on current rates. Travel on select dates through March 31, 2013, including weekends. This rate... Read More

Head south for an exotic getaway in Belize at a beachfront villa resort for $216 per night. This offer from Pelican Reef Villas Resort — ranked by TripAdvisor readers as the second best resort in Ambergris Caye — saves you 30 percent on rates earlier in the season. Travel is... Read More

Spend a weekend at a 4-star hotel in our neighbor to the north’s capital city for less. Rates at the Brookstreet Hotel, ranked by readers as one of the Top 20 hotels in Ottawa, range from $127-$159, a savings of 20 percent off of current rates. The best rates... Read More

See San Diego’s luxurious side for less – stay at a 4.5-star boutique hotel in the city’s chic Gaslamp Quarter for $175 per night. This offer from the eco-friendly Hotel Palomar San Diego cuts advance bookings made at least twenty days prior to your stay by 20 percent (a... Read More

Indulge in Miami’s white sand beaches and eclectic culture on a three-night stay at a 4-star hotel for $125 per night. This special rate from the Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove saves 30 percent on current rates. Travel over the following dates for the best nightly rates: July 26-August 2... Read More

Immerse yourself in Roman luxury this fall for $155 to $210 per night. This offer from the Artemide Hotel – ranked by readers as one of  the top 10 best hotels (out of 1,279) in Rome – reduces current rates by 40%, a savings of $190 per night. Stay... Read More

All aboard this fall for round-trip train travel on Amtrak’s Empire Service, which runs between New York City’s Pennsylvania Station and Albany-Rensselaer. This offer is valid for travel throughout October (except for October 5) to any stop between New York City and Albany, saving you 25% off current rates. Pricing... Read More

For a last-minute July getaway, stay in New Mexico’s largest city for $130 per night. This rate from the Hotel Parq Central – ranked by users as Albuquerque’s number one hotel – reduces current rates by 30 percent and is available throughout July, including weekends. Nightly rates includes round-trip... Read More

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Grab a friend and board Amtrak’s Adirondack Line for a long weekend getaway in Montreal, Canada’s capital of culture. Buy two round-trip tickets from New York City starting at $189 – 25 percent off seasonal rates. This discounted rate is available for travel in September. The Adirondack Line provides service... Read More

The Riverside Hotel Fort Laudredale Florida

For a last-minute Memorial Day Weekend trip, head to sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida for three nights starting at $313. For those who plan in advance, this offer is valid through September 30. Stay at the historic Riverside Hotel – the only hotel on glitzy Las Olas Boulevard – in a... Read More

With the spring and summer vacation season kicking into full gear, millions of tourists choose to spend some time in The Big Apple each year. Finding  a comfortable, affordable hotel in New York City can be tricky, overwhelming, and time consuming. Let the headache of hotel hunting end here.... Read More

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The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights from Iceland

Looking to explore a new country this fall and partake in some adventure? Getaway to Iceland for three nights from October 1-December 15 for only $777 per person. This package costs the same as current rates for round-trip airfare, essentially making the other components of the trip free. Those... Read More

Porter Airlines flight flying in to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Take-off to Toronto, our neighbor-to-the-north’s largest metropolis, during peak season for less. Fly round-trip to Ontario, Canada’s capital from select U.S. cities now through September 5 and slash 40% off seasonal rates. This deal from Porter Airlines, named an Official 4-Star Airline by Skytrax, ends Thursday, April 4. Some... Read More

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort pool area

Hilton Head, one of South Carolina’s most popular Sea Islands, recently welcomed the renowned Omni Hotels & Resorts brand to its coastline. To celebrate its recent re-branding, the AAA four-diamond Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort is offering nightly stays as low as $152 per night – 45 percent off... Read More

RiverPlace Hotel

Many people often write off the Northwestern U.S. for having never-ending gloomy weather. Au contraire. Visit the region’s gleaming metropolises, like Portland, Oregon, during spring and summer to experience plentiful sunshine, and pleasantly mild temperatures. Travel to Portland to enjoy the great weather on select dates now... Read More