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Articles for November, 2009

Two days only: Exclusive savings on cheap beach resorts

Monday, November 30th, 2009
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Barcelo Riviera Maya All Inclusive Complex

Want a cheap vacation? Act fast and take advantage of CheapTickets’ exclusive savings at top beach resorts. For only two days, we’re offering cheap hotel deals, so you can take a cheap vacation to Mexico, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.

For example, get 35% off hotel or vacation package bookings at Barcelo Riviera Maya All Inclusive Complex. This cheap all-inclusive resort is really five hotels in one, featuring 20 restaurants, five pools, a water park and much more. Previous guests rate it a 4.5 out of 5, with one saying, “The hotel and service were outstanding. We could not have asked for any more. The food was great, the staff was very friendly … and the hotel was spotless. Lots of activities for families as well as for couples that were included in the package. Loved it all!”

Or, take a cheap vacation to Hawaii with 40% off the Miramar at Waikiki, a three-star hotel just one block from the famed Waikiki Beach.

If you prefer the Caribbean for your cheap vacation, pick from two cheap Puerto Rico hotels:

Each hotel offer has its own terms, so get details about all the exclusive savings at top beach resorts. But hurry — the sale ends at 11:59 CST December 2, 2009.

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Get a third night free at this 4-star Miami hotel

Friday, November 27th, 2009
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Sofitel Miami

Book a Miami vacation and save with this cheap Miami hotel.

The Sofitel Miami is a four-star hotel just minutes from the airport. Previous guests rate it a 4.2 out of 5, saying “The service was impeccable …” and “(The) staff was very friendly.” With amenities like a pool, fitness center, free airport shuttle and Mediterranean restaurant, the Sofitel Miami won’t feel like a cheap Miami hotel.

Now pay for two nights and get a third night free on stays through February 1, 2010.

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Last-minute flights for this weekend from $162

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

airplanestock1Sometimes procrastination pays. And if you want to travel this Thanksgiving weekend but never got around to booking a cheap flight, here’s your chance. Take advantage of CheapTickets’ last-minute flights for this weekend, with round-trip flights starting at $162.

These cheap flights are valid for departure Thursday, Friday or Saturday, returning Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Here are a few sample airfares:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth to Denver: $162
  • New York to Fort Lauderdale: $267
  • Philadelphia to Orlando: $186

With cheap flights like these, your Thanksgiving weekend could look completely different.

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Cheap ski resorts: Save up to 30%

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
Vail Plaza Resort and Club

Vail Plaza Hotel and Club

Hit the slopes and save with cheap ski travel deals. Book your ski vacation now and save up to 30% at resorts throughout the West. Here are just a few options for cheap ski vacations:

Vail ski resorts: Book a cheap ski vacation at Vail Plaza Hotel and Club and save 30% when you travel through April 18, 2010. Vail Plaza Hotel and Club is a four-star ski resort in the heart of Vail Village. Previous CheapTickets guests rate it a 4.2 out of 5 — with high marks for location and room comfort.

Lake Tahoe ski resorts: Save 25% on four-night stays through May 1, 2010, at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe. With six restaurants, a casino, hiking trails, a health club and more, there’s plenty to do on a cheap ski vacation here.

Westgate Park City Resort & Spa

Westgate Park City Resort & Spa

Park City ski resorts: Westgate Park City Resort & Spa offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations and a ski valet. Book a stay of four nights or more for travel through April 20, 2010, and save 30% on your cheap ski vacation.

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30% off 4-star cheap Chicago hotel

Friday, November 20th, 2009

talbott-hotleStay steps from the Magnificent Mile and save at this cheap Chicago hotel.

The Talbott Hotel offers luxurious touches — marble baths, Frette bath linens and large, flat-screen TVs — at an affordable price. In the heart of the Gold Coast, this cheap Chicago hotel is convenient to world-class shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

The Talbott Hotel is a four-star, AAA four-diamond hotel. CheapTickets customers give it a 4.7 out of 5 rating for location and room comfort.

Now save 30% on 3-night stays through February 11, 2010, when you book by November 24.

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Through Thursday only: cheap flight sale on AirTran

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

cheap flightsThe AirTran 3-day flight sale is your chance to plan a cheap winter vacation. Snag one of these cheap flights by Thursday and you can travel through February 10, 2010.

Sample airfares include:

  • Chicago to Miami — $168
  • New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale — $148
  • Houston to Tampa — $198

These sample cheap flights are for round-trip travel on AirTran Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Additional sale fares are available for other days of the week. Hurry, the cheap flight sale ends at 11:59 p.m. ET November 19.

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2 days only: 55% off 5-star adults-only, all-inclusive resort

Monday, November 16th, 2009
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun

Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun

Here’s a perfect excuse to burn those vacation days:

For two days only, CheapTickets is offering 55% off the adults-only, all-inclusive Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun and a $200 resort credit.

Trade the laundry, cooking and cleaning for long walks on white-sand beaches, free golf on lush greens, blissful massage treatments, and gourmet meals in 6 distinct restaurants.

Cheap all-inclusive resorts are great when you’re working with a budget too: One price includes all meals, snacks, beverages, activities, entertainment, taxes and tips. No nickel and diming here.

But don’t just take our word on the Secrets experience. This resort has earned high praise from CheapTickets guests:

  • “The service was impeccable and the entertainment was fantastic. We can’t wait to go back!” – Staweiss, Nov. 1, 2009
  • “For our first trip to Mexico, Secrets Capri was a great hotel. Most helpful and very friendly staff and the food was wonderful!” — Honeymooners, Oct. 31, 2009
  • “Best vacation my wife and I have enjoyed in a long time“ — captin joe, Oct. 12, 2009

Again, this offer is available only on CheapTickets and expires 11:59 p.m. CT on Tuesday.

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Cheap cruises: Final week to save

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Cheap CruiseCheapTickets’ 2009 Cruise Blowout has hundreds of cheap cruises to choose from, and there’s just one more week to save. Here are just some of the deals you’ll find:

  • Carnival Cruises Lines: Plan ahead and save. Save up to 30% when you book your cheap cruise three to five months in advance.

The 2009 Cruise Blowout ends November 22, so book your cheap cruise soon.

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Cheap Maui hotel

Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

This week’s travel deals includes a cheap Maui hotel that would be a great starting point for a cheap Hawaii vacation.

The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is a four-star resort on popular Kaanapali Beach — a long stretch of beach with a paved path for walking and shopping center and restaurants.

This cheap Maui hotel features eight bars and restaurants, from a swim-up bar located between waterfalls in the pool area, to award-winning Italian cuisine, and lush landscaping, waterfalls and a swan pond create a relaxing, tropical atmosphere.

With this travel deal from CheapTickets, you can get a third night free on stays through December 24.

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Cheap flights for the holidays

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

united-planeCheap flights are easy to find this holiday season, with travel deals from CheapTickets on United Airlines and American Airlines. And what makes these deals even better is that there are no blackout dates.

United Airlines holiday flight sale: Whether you’re heading home for the holidays or taking a vacation, you’ll appreciate cheap flights like these:

  • New York to Chicago: $154
  • Boston to San Jose: $190
  • Phoenix to Los Angeles: $103

American Airlines holiday sale:Book your tickets at least 14 days in advance and take advantage of cheap flights like these:

  • Baltimore to New York: $100
  • Dallas/Fort Worth to St. Louis: $146
  • Nashville to Chicago: $138

Sample cheap airfares on both airlines are for round-trip flights November 19 through January 4, 2010. Certain terms apply, but there are no blackout dates for travel.

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