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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Havana, Cuba, Norwegian Sky
NCL/Norwegian Sky in Havana

Looking for a cruise that won’t break the bank? You’ve come to the right place. Whether your ideal vacation is in the sunny Caribbean or even across the pond, we found the best cruise deals out there right now, all for under $600: 7-night Western Mediterranean on MSC Meraviglia Why It’s... Read More

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Los Cabos, Mexico, El Arco
El Arco/iStock

While there are plenty of high-end offerings and luxe resorts in Los Cabos, this gem on the Baja Peninsula still offers a lot of options for fun on a budget. Here are a few of our favorite ways to spend time, but not tons of money, in this sunny... Read More

New York, The Maritime Hotel, lobby
The Maritime Hotel/Annie Schlechter

Two trendy New York hotels are offering a deal that gets you to both city and sand for less this summer. For a starting rate of $1,100 at double occupancy, you can spend two weekend nights in Manhattan’s West Village at The Maritime Hotel and two weekday nights in Montauk... Read More

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Los Cabos, Mexico, Santa Maria Beach
Santa Maria Beach/iStock

Picture Los Cabos, and blue water washing up on golden sand probably comes to mind. But vacationers who flock here may be surprised that only a handful of its beaches are actually swimmable, due to strong undertow and rocky shores on the Pacific Coast. What’s a beach bum to... Read More

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Barcelona, Spain, Parc Guell
Parc Guell/iStock

You can easily spend days in Barcelona — exploring surreal architecture, noshing on tapas, and perusing museums. But if you’re on a tight schedule, whether city-hopping or on a cruise that allows only one day in port, we’ve planned the perfect itinerary in this sunny Catalan city — all... Read More

Mikkelsen Harbour, Antarctica, Gentoo Penguins
Gentoo Penguins in Antarctica/Andy Rouse

If Antarctica is on your bucket list, now is a good time to check it off. Through July, you can score $1,000 off a 14-day trip with Natural World Safaris to the Great White Continent with award-winning photographers who will help you snap shots of penguins, whales, and seals. Book... Read More

Los Cabos, Mexico, The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa/Kayla Becker

Helping you find the best value lodging experiences around the world, from budget to luxury and everything in between. Travel to Los Cabos is booming — and so is its resort scene. But if you want to stay at an upscale, shiny new property that gives you a lot... Read More

Costa Rica, hotel, Villa Buena Onda
Villa Buena Onda

Want to explore the jungles, volcanoes, and beaches of Costa Rica in luxury? We found a vacation package that offers a huge savings — and the itinerary is pure relaxation. You’ll kick off vacation near one of the country’s best-known sights, the Arenal Volcano. After flying into Liberia airport, you’ll... Read More

Austin, Texas, Mohawk live music
Mohawk

A perfect night in Austin isn’t complete without some great food and live music. (This is the Live Music Capital of the World, after all). So whether you prefer to listen to tunes on a patio or in a state-of-the-art concert hall, we’ve got it all planned out. Here’s... Read More

CroisiEurope, Portugal, River Cruise
SCroisiEurope

River cruises are a great way to explore Europe at a sweet, slow pace — but for some the price tag can be daunting. To make sure you get the most out of your trip, we’ve found three great offers on summer river cruise vacations that add value for... Read More

Tromso, Norway, Midnight Sun
Tromso, Norway at 11pm

Sure, Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the world. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on your trip — especially if you know where to find the most value for your dollar. Here’s how to stick to a budget in Tromso, a... Read More

Rosewood Puebla, Mexico, Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room/Rosewood Puebla

Book a stay in any of the luxurious properties from Rosewood Hotels and Resorts around the world — from London to Abu Dhabi — and you can usually expect a five-star price tag. So, when a new Rosewood opens and offers deep discounts, it’s safe to say you shouldn’t... Read More

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Miami, Florida, Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Traveling to Miami with the family? We found a 5-star hotel on South Beach that’s more affordable than you might think. Faena Hotel Miami Beach, an upscale 169-room property that opened last year on the oceanfront of Collins Ave, is offering a deal with 50 percent off the nightly rate... Read More

Nassau, Bahamas, Breezes Bahamas Resort & Spa
Breezes Bahamas Resort & Spa

A last-minute trip to the Bahamas is looking very tempting (and affordable) this summer, thanks to a half-off deal from Breezes Resort & Spa Bahamas. The all-inclusive resort on Cable Beach in Nassau is offering 50 percent off stays through June 14, and from June 22 to July 12, when... Read More

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Santorini, Greece, blue and white churches
Oia, Santorini/iStock

There’s a reason Santorini attracts more than two million tourists each year — the white-and-blue washed island in the Greek Cyclades is basically heaven on earth. But it’s also about twice as expensive as Athens, with hotel prices in the summer climbing to $250, on average, per night. Never... Read More