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Stay at Hotel Monaco Seattle, a Kimpton Hotel, with the family and experience the movie Avatar in a whole new way starting at just $241 per night. Take the monorail (25% off) to visit the Experience Music Project (EMP)/Science Fiction Museum with reserved, discounted tickets (10% off) to the new Avatar: The Exhibition. Then go back to the hotel and relax while you view a complimentary copy of the Avatar movie. Plus, the hotel is offering complimentary valet parking during your stay — a $39 per day value. This package is valid until September 3, 2012.
THE VALUE: The free valet parking alone is a great value, but add all the perks together and you can save up to $50.
THE CATCH: Rates subject to availability.
THE DETAILS: Click here to book a reservation with Monaco Seattle and don’t forget the promotion code AVATAR
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Find more to do with the family while in Seattle through our Seattle Travel Guide.
It’s spring in Louisville, which means it’s time for Mint Juleps and the Kentucky Derby! Grab your derby hat and one of these great one-way fares (taxes not included), and get ready to cheer, because Frontier Airlines will fly you to and from the races without taking away all your betting money, Departures are available from select cities nationwide for travel May 5- 9, for under $70! Sale ends April 22.
Sample Fares to Louisville (O/W):
• Kansas City: $69.50
• Minneapolis/ St. Paul: $69.50
• Denver: $69.50
• Milwaukee: $69.50
• Green Bay: $69.50
• Albuquerque: $99
• Los Angeles: $99
• Salt Lake City: $99
• San Diego: $99
• Seattle: $99
• Phoenix: $99
• Portland: $99
THE VALUE: Fares to Louisville during the Kentucky Derby are usually double these prices, so if you’re going to the race, this sale will save you over $200 on most routes.
THE CATCH: This sale is valid for very limited travel dates (May 5-9). Taxes and fees will tack around $15 extra each way on to your tickets.
THE DETAILS: Click here to book your flight with Frontier Airlines.
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Come celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday in the motherland, by getting three nights in a Limerick hotel for $364 (total). The Mustard Seed Hotel at Echo Lodge is offering a rare Three for Two St. Patrick’s Day Special. Pay for two nights between March 9 and 17 and stay the third night for free. Located less than an hour from Shannon airport, County Limerick offers a quaint Irish village setting, beautiful scenery, and a lively pub-centric nightlife. This hotel started out as a restaurant, and once it became a destination dining spot, expanded into the elegant Mustard Seed Hotel.
THE VALUE: For two adults, you’ll pay a total of $364 for three nights ($122 per night!). Plus, you’ll get a free daily Irish breakfast.
THE CATCH: You must stay two nights between March 9 – 17 to get the third night free. The $364 price is calculated from a total package cost of 260 EUR, and exchange rates may fluctuate.
THE DETAILS: This deal is available through March 20, 2011. Book online at the Mustard Seed’s website.
WE’VE GOT MORE: For general trip-planning information, see our Ireland Travel Guide.
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Star Wars fans of all ages listen closely! Right now, Hotel Monaco Seattle is offering a special spring break deal that allows the whole family to visit the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination traveling exhibit at the Seattle Pacific Science Center, March 18 – May 7, 2011, for less. Starting with rates as low as $194 per night, you and your family can enjoy perks such as deluxe accommodations, reserved discount tickets, complimentary Star Wars movies for the in-room DVD players, and more!
THE VALUE: Guests receive reserved, discounted tickets to the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit where fans of all ages can experiment with magnetic levitation, build a robot and even simulate jumping to light speed in a full-size replica of the Millennium Falcon cockpit and more!
THE CATCH: Seattle’s weather this time of year is usually rainy, so be prepared to spend time indoors.
THE DETAILS: To book, click here and enter the promotional code: FORCE.
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Check out our Seattle Travel Guide to add more family fun to your agenda.
Need a little drama in your life? Look no further than the Spoleto Festival, America’s premier performing arts festival, running May 27-June 12! Right now, the Andrew Pinckney Inn in Charleston, N.C., is offering rates starting at $149 per night through the duration of the festival. In addition, guests receive complimentary breakfast served on the rooftop terrace.
THE VALUE: The Andrew Pinckney Inn is conveniently located near many of the festival venues and by staying there you can save 15% on select festival performances.
THE CATCH: The Spoleto Festival is not free. Each performance requires a separate ticket.
THE DETAILS: To book, visit the Andrew Pinckney Inn and enter the promotional code: GSAP11 or call 800.505.8983 and ask for the Go Spoleto! discount.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find low rates on flights to Charleston, N.C..
Check out our Charleston Travel Guide and find out what else you can do while enjoying the festival!
Start spreading the news, the Wellington Hotel is offering rates as low as $129 per night in March. Located in Times Square, this New York icon is perfect for travelers who want to take advantage of all there is to see and do in the city: spend the day shopping on 5th Avenue, roam through Central Park, catch a show on Broadway, view the city from the Empire State Building, and more! Best of all, book 3 nights or more and receive a $50 Broadway Theatre credit!
THE CATCH: In order to qualify for the theatre credit you must travel before March 31.
THE DETAILS: To book, visit Bookit.com.
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Check out our NYC Travel Guide and find out what else you can do while in the Big Apple!
Herald the beginning of spring in Washington, D.C. at the Cherry Blossom Festival. Right now, The Normandy Hotel is offering 20% off the best available rate during the festival; that can be as low as $135 per night! Located in the heart of the city, The Normandy Hotel is the ideal spot from which to explore the historical sights of the nation’s capital and enjoy all the free events and performances of the festival.
THE VALUE: The Cherry Blossom Festival runs for two whole weeks from March 26–April 10 and admission is free of charge! The festival includes events such as cultural performances, live music concerts, art shows, fireworks, a parade and more!
THE CATCH: Rates are based on a two-night minimum stay.
THE DETAILS: To book, visit The Normandy Hotel and enter the promotional code: CHERRY.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find low rates on flights to Washington, D.C.
Check out our Washington, D.C. Travel Guide and find out what else you can do while at the capital!
Summer’s coming to a close, so why not send it off with a proper Labor Day weekend getaway on Mexico’s Caribbean coast? Travelers can relax in luxury over the holiday weekend at the Catalonia Royal Tulum where room rates start at $162/night in conjunction with the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival on September 4, 2010. The all-inclusive Riviera Maya resort is adults only (really, no screaming kids at the pool or beach), and features a full-service spa; four bars, and seven restaurants offering a variety of international cuisine; and activities including snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, canoeing and kayaking, and much more. The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival will be held in nearby Playa del Carmen, featuring world-renowned musicians Eddie Palmiera, Araya-Orta Latin Jazz Quartet, and India.
THE VALUE: The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is free, and accommodations at the resort include à la carte breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus unlimited drinks, daily activities, hotel taxes, and gratuities.
THE CATCH: Airfare is not included.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.hoteles-catalonia.com and enter your Labor Day weekend dates to find rates starting at $162/night.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find low rates on flights to the Riviera Maya.
If you’re seeking a no holds barred vacation in Munich this fall, then the city’s 200th annual Oktoberfest will quench your thirst for a raucous time. With beer, music, parades, and rides, what’s not to love about this 2.5-week (September 18 through October 4) party? Lucky for you, our producers dug up a deal to this fun-filled festival and you’ll have no problem raising your glass to it.
Starting from $715, you’ll receive:
• Three nights’ hotel accommodations at the Altstadt or Wiesn hotels
• One “Welcome to Munich” drink in a famous beer garden
• Daily breakfast
• Unlimited access to Oktoberfest
• An Oktoberfest tent reservation (includes a meal voucher and two beers)
• A 200th Oktoberfest anniversary T-shirt
• One customized Oktoberfest e-book
• Spyglass tour guide assistance
THE VALUE: In addition to unlimited access to Oktoberfest, a tent reservation, and a 200th anniversary T-shirt keepsake, the Altstadt and Wiesn hotels are contemporary, boasting flat-screen televisions and en-suite bathrooms with monsoon showers.
THE CATCH: You better hurry, all Oktoberfest packages must be booked by this Friday, August 6.
THE DETAILS: Rates are per person, based on double occupancy. To book, call 1-704-908-1065 and mention the ShermansTravel Daily Deal blog. Reservations must be made by August 6.
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The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival not only commemorates the 1912 gift of cherry blossom trees from Japan to the United States, but it’s also a telltale sign that spring has indeed sprung in our country’s capital. Every late March/early April, these trees, which are interspersed around the Tidal Basin and our nation’s most hallowed monuments and memorials, bloom breathtaking pink-tinged flowers and attract visitors near and far. It is not unusual to see hotels hike up nightly rates during this special event, but our deal producers found one upscale property (The Eldon Luxury Suites) that is offering a Cheery, Cherry Blossom Celebration Package starting from just $219/night between March 25 and April 11.
Included in this hotel package are the following:
• A two-night stay in a Freedom Suite (available Thursday-Sunday)
• Daily continental breakfast, including cherry pastries
• Two tickets for two days of touring D.C. on a double-decker bus
• Disposable camera to capture the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms
• Fresh cherries waiting in the suite after check-in
• Daily afternoon cherry punch and cherry pie treats
• Complimentary wireless Internet and valet
• One $20 voucher for another stay with Eldon Suites
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