All posts by Kayla Becker

After a year of traveling and teaching English in France, Kayla became ShermansCruise’s New York City-based editorial assistant. She has also written for Ladies’ Home Journal and This Old House.
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Montego Bay, Jamaica, Jewel Grande Resort & Spa
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa

Want a Jamaica trip that’s high in luxury, but not luxury prices? Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa, a newly opened all-inclusive resort, is offering an opening rate of up to 50 percent off when you book by Oct. 31 for travel through Dec. 23. We found some great... Read More

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MSC Musica, MSC Cruises, Venice
MSC Musica/MSC Cruises

Now may be the very best time to book a cruise. October is “Plan a Cruise Month” — and along with it come some great deals and added perks. Here are the nine best deals offered by cruise lines this month: Norwegian Cruise Line The discount: The line’s signature Free at... Read More

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Cancun, Mexico, Club Med Cancun Yucatan
Cancun Yucatan/Club Med

Picture yourself sunning at an all-inclusive resort this winter? Club Med is having a flash sale to make all those warm, beachy dreams a reality. When you book through Oct. 4, you can score up to 55 percent off an all-inclusive vacation at six of Club Med’s Mexico, Florida, and... Read More

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Greek islands

From the whitewashed Cyclades to the history-rich Dodecanese, Greece’s 227 inhabited islands are pretty much all paradise. But with so many choices, travelers face a tough decision: which will it be? Here’s how to tell which Greek island is right for you, and what it means for your budget. THE... Read More

Midtown, New York, LUMA Hotel Times Square

Helping you find the best value lodging experiences around the world, from budget to luxury and everything in between. Bright, stylish, and contemporary, LUMA Hotel is a polished new addition to Midtown Manhattan’s hotel scene. The 130-room boutique property is just steps from Times Square and Bryant Park, with great... Read More

Athens, Greece, Acropolis

If you want to travel to Greece, now is a great time to book — but you have to act fast. Through today only, 5-star Emirates is offering discounts on round-trip, non-stop flights from Newark to Athens when you book for multiple people. Start gathering your friends: Economy rates start... Read More

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    hurricane, Caribbean, palm trees

    For an up-to-date look at the status of Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria, see our coverage here. There’s a long road to recovery for many of the Caribbean islands battered by what’s been one of the roughest hurricane seasons in recent years. Wondering what you can do to... Read More

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    Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Epic, Mediterranean

    While the Caribbean has taken a hard hit this hurricane season, there are still other great locations to consider if you want to take a cruise vacation. Here, top deals we’re seeing now, with itineraries that are comfortably removed from hurricane waters: 7-night Canada/New England on Norwegian Dawn Why It’s Great:... Read More

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    St. Lucia, Caribbean, The Landings Resort & Spa
    The Landings Resort & Spa

    If you’ve had your eye on St. Lucia, now is the time to book. The Landings Resort & Spa is offering 50 percent off stays this fall through Sept. 30, for travel from Oct. 1 – Dec. 16. Rates start at $297 per night in a marina view room, down... Read More

    New York, New York, Times Square
    Times Square/iStock

    You go to Times Square for the spectacle — for flashing lights, larger-than-life screens, and frenetic energy. And with the addition of three new attractions this fall, there’s going to be even more reason to visit (or re-visit) the ever-evolving, LED heart of New York City. Here’s the scoop... Read More

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    Tortola, The Caribbean, Norwegian Escape, cruise ship
    NCL/Norwegian Escape

    Shopping for cruises in shoulder season has its perks — especially when it comes to snapping up low fares. Case in point: these six awesome cruise deals are some of the best value vacations we’ve seen all week, spanning the globe from Alaska to the Caribbean and everywhere in... Read More

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    Seattle, Washington, skyline

    They don’t call Seattle the Emerald City for nothing. Washington’s largest metropolis is surrounded by evergreen forests and glittering waters, where you’re never far from hiking trails and parks. If you want to explore the rugged nature of this Pacific Northwest gem, dive in with these seven low-cost activities. ... Read More

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      Carnival Cruise Line
      Carnival Cruise Line/Facebook

      Sure, cruises can be a cost-effective way to travel, with no need to pay for hotels, meals, or flights between cities. Even so, your cruise fare doesn’t cover a lot of extras once you board (that is, unless you’re on an all-inclusive cruise). Here, seven outrageous charges on cruise... Read More

      MSC Divina/MSC Cruises
      MSC Divina/MSC Cruises

      A great vacation doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, you don’t have to spend over $500 on these cruises, which will take you to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and lots of dreamy places in between. Bonus: some are on new ships! Here, five cruise deals under $500 to... Read More

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      Cunard, Queen Mary 2, New York
      Cunard/Queen Mary 2

      Raise a glass to Cunard this summer — the traditional British cruise line wants to pay for all of your drinks on a seven-night cruise when you book by August 31. The deal applies on select seven-night sailings in 2018 for passengers who book one of the higher-tier cabins —... Read More