July 17, 2024

Best Travel Deals Right Now: Savings on Flights, Hotels, Cruises

Best Travel Deals Right Now: Savings on Flights, Hotels, Cruises

It seems like just yesterday we were counting down to the start of the new year, and now suddenly we find ourselves almost midway through the second month of 2024. We’re honestly not sure how it happened, but here we are.

While it feels sometimes like time is just speeding on by, one plus side of these dreary winter weeks going by more quickly is that warmer weather will be here before we know it, and that also means that spring break and the summer vacation season aren’t so far away either. In the famous words of the ‘90s adult contemporary icons Wilson Phillips, we just gotta hold on.

Yes, it’s time to get those 2024 getaways on the calendar, particularly if you’re still eyeing a spring break trip or even a summer adventure. Heck, it’s not even too early to start thinking about a fall vacation. Don’t forget, with travel deals the early bird often gets the worm, so you won’t want to wait too long to take advantage of savings on your travel plans.

Three February 2024 dates in particular should be top of mind for any travelers looking to save money on their upcoming vacations. Those are a trio of holidays that will be celebrated this month: Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14; Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 19; and Leap Day on Thursday, February 29. These dates are expected to accompanied by significant deals to come from many travel companies.

The beginning of the year also provides a unique opportunity to save money on cruise bookings, as the industry often offers major wave season savings continuing well into February. But the travel deals available right now aren’t limited to those taking place on water. To find them, you just have to know where to look. Because we’re always looking out for you, we have rounded up the best ones out there right now.

The deals below should have you covered no matter what sort of getaway is most appealing to you and yours.  We’ve got all sorts of cheap flights, travel and hotel deals, with both budget-friendly and aspirational options, for you to consider. There are vacation packages, train deals, tour savings, and even camper van rental promos and the occasional luggage deal.

Throughout the month, we’ll keep this post fresh so you can stay on top of all the best flight, travel, and hotel deals so you can save money when you’re getting out there this month and beyond. Bookmark this page and we promise you’ll always have something good to come back for.

Flight Deals Right Now

La Compagnie
The business-class-only airline is offering discounted flights from New York to Europe booked through February 14, 2024 with a selection of eligible dates through the end of December 2024. Example fares include roundtrip business-class flights for two travelers for $3,800 to Paris or Milan, or $4,800 to Nice, France.

Air Tahiti Nui
The airline is running a Valentine’s Day promotion with $100 off flights using the promo code VDAYPROMO. The deal brings the starting fare on its flights from LA or Seattle to Tahiti to $854 per person, and from LA or Seattle to Paris to $927 per person. The airline is also offering complimentary day-long boat tours with Moorea Explorer on travel dates through March 31, 2024 with bookings through February 18, 2024.

The flag carrier of Iceland is offering a major vacation package deal including roundtrip flights, your hotel stay, and tours starting at $879 per person. The package includes three nights at a hotel, prearranged travel to Hvammsvik Hot Springs geothermal getaway, a lava show, a guided tour of Iceland’s South Coast, and a sightseeing tour of Reykjavik. The deal is available through February 20, 2024.

Frontier Airlines
The budget airline’s popular GoWild! all-you-can-fly pass just went on sale at a dramatic discount. Right now, Frontier is offering its one-year unlimited flight pass for its lowest-ever price, $499, while supplies last. Additionally, the airline is now offering a monthly unlimited flight pass at a discounted price of $149 per month, as well as fall-and-winter unlimited flight pass for just $299 for a limited time. The pass does have some rules and limitations, including blackout periods and that you need to book your domestic flight the day before your trip.

Spirit Airlines
The budget airline is offering up to 30% off vacation packages, allowing travelers to save significant cash when you book your flight, hotel, and/or rental car all together through the airline. One deal offers a Chicago package to Las Vegas starting at $201 per person for a three-night stay, while another three-night Detroit package to Cancun starts at $289 per person.

Etihad Airways
The airline has discounted stopover flight packages right now including 40% off two or four-night hotel stays in Abu Dhabi hotels, one or two-night free stopovers in selected hotels, and free accommodations for travelers with a connecting flight in Abu Dhabi. The airline’s stopover program also offers discounts on restaurants and experiences. More details are available here.

Delta Air Lines
Delta AmEx cardholders can now earn award flights obtained using their SkyMiles at a 15% discount through the airline’s new “TakeOff 15” promotion.

Hotel & Resort Deals Right Now

Park Hyatt St. Kitts
In honor of 2024 being a Leap Year, this hotel is offering 20% off stays between February 24 and September 30, 2024. The deal must be booked by February 20, 2024, and the offer can be applied at checkout.

Virgin Hotels Dallas
The lifestyle luxury hotel is offering travelers 29% off on bookings made on Leap Day, February 29, 2024. The deal applies to bookings on select travel dates through December 31, 2024. To get the discount, use the promo code “leap.”

The Marker San Francisco
The historic San Francisco hotel was originally opened in 1910 as the Bellevue Hotel and it is offering 29% off its best available rate as part of its Leap Day promotion. The deal is valid for stays through December 31, 2024 and only applies to bookings made on February 29, 2024.

Kimpton Hotels & Resorts
Guests staying at a Kimpton property through February 29, 2024, can mention the secret password “Chalet all day” at the front desk during check-in to receive special surprise or perk as part of their stay.

Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
The downtown Pasadena hotel is offering guests 29% off its best available rate if they book between Leap Day on February 29, 2024 and March 3, 2024. The deal is valid for travel through December 30, 2024.

Independent Collection Hotels & Resorts
The hotel portfolio is offering 29% off bookings made from February 29, 2024 to March 3, 2024 for stays through December 30, 2024. The company’s portfolio includes the Envoy Hotel in Boston and the Rittenhouse in Philadelphia. You can also save up to 25% off bookings through February 13, 2024.

El Cielo Resort & Winery
The luxury Valle de Guadalupe property in Ensenada, Baja California is offering its Wine & Friends package throughout the month of February at a drastically reduced price ($1,785 per villa per night instead of the usual $2,800).

Karisma Hotels & Resorts
The hotel chain is offering guests up to 55% off stays booked through May 2, 2024. The deal can be applied to stays through January 2, 2025. Participating properties include Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts, Margaritaville Beach Resorts, Azul Beach Resorts, and Karisma Villas.

Andaz Mexico City Condesa
The luxury CDMX hotel in the historic and artsy Condesa neighborhood is offering 20% off stays booked at the property through August 2024. The hotel offers amenities like a rooftop pool, a spa, and a matcha cafe.

Wickwood Inn
The newly renovated historic boutique Saugatuck, Michigan hotel is offering the third night free on any three-night booking throughout February and March. The deal can be booked using the promo code ESCAPE24.

Motel 6
Right now, travelers joining Motel 6’s rewards program, My6, will receive 6% off their stay at all Motel 6 and Studio 6 properties. My6 members also get up to 30% off Avis car rentals, free delivery from DoorDash and Grubhub, and $30 off airfare purchased through the Cheap O Air platform.

Capital One Travel
VentureX cardholders can earn a $100 “experience credit” if they stay at any of the card company’s new Premier Collection of hotels and resorts. The credits can be applied to dining, spa services, and more. Room upgrades, when available, are also offered to cardholders.

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Cruise Deals Right Now

MSC Cruises
The cruise line is offering a major limited-time New Year’s deal on its sailings with cruises starting at $279. Right now. Customers booking during the wave season period also receive up to a $400 onboard credit, an Easy-Plus drink package, Wi-Fi for up to two devices per stateroom, and kids sail for free. The deal is eligible for sailings through winter 2025.

UnCruise Adventures
The small-ship adventure brand is running a wave season sale on bookings made through February 29, 2024. The deals include 15% off select spring Alaska departures, $500 savings on all Alaska sailings starting June 1, 2024, 29% off sailings for groups of 10 or more guests on select departures. All cruise fares also already include guests’ excursions, food, drinks, adventure gear, and access to onboard naturalists and expert guides.

Holland America Line
The cruise line’s “Time of Your Life” deal is offering up to 40% off all fares, free stateroom upgrades, and free and reduced fares for kids, as well as a 50% reduced deposit. Its “Have It All” package offers shore excursions, speciality dining, a beverage package, and Wi-Fi, and up to a $400 onboard credit is also available right now. The deal is available on bookings through February 29, 2024.

Princess Cruises
Princess just launched its 2024 wave season sale with up to 40% savings on cruise fares for select 2024, 2025, and 2026 sailings. The sale also includes complimentary room upgrades and an offer for third and fourth guests to sail free when booked in the same stateroom as first and second guests. Eligible cruises include a seven-day tour of Norwegian Fjords on Sky Princess, a seven-tour of the western Caribbean, and a 16-day Hawaiian island voyage. The sale will continue through February 29, 2024.

Windstar Cruises
The cruise line’s “Pick Your Perk” sale is offering a menu of savings on bookings through February 29, 2024. The options available through this promotion include one free pre- or post-cruise hotel night, up to a $1,000 onboard credit, or a free upgrade for Premium Suite guests to an All-Inclusive Fare. The deal is available on sailings through March 31, 2024.

Azamara Cruises
The cruise line is running a wave season sale offering travelers up to $2,000 off per stateroom on select sailings booked by March 21, 2024 for travel between April 1 and December 31, 2024. Eligible sailings include a seven-night Greece voyage and a nine-night tour of the western Mediterranean.

Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has renewed its partnership with PLAYSTUDIOS, a casual mobile games platform, and $1 million has been reinvested in complimentary travel for gamers. The partnership is offering a deal where consumers can redeem reward points for free travel or discounts up to $750 off any cruise, and select one of 500 three to seven-night sailings to the Mexican Riviera, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Alaska, and the Caribbean.

Disney Cruise Line
The popular cruise line is currently offering up to 35% off select sailings from a number of destinations including Rome, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Southampton, Miami, Vancouver, and Port Canaveral.

Royal Caribbean
The cruise line is now offering 30% off all its cruises alongside its “Kids Sail Free” promotion. More details on available sailing dates are available here.

An Amtrak day on a spring day
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More Travel Deals Right Now

The luggage company is offering 20% off site wide through Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2024. You can get the discount by combining the promo code FORTHEM with select markdowns.

Med Experience
This travel company offers island hopping tours from Athens and around the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and more. The company is offering 29% off select Greek island hopping tours through February 29, 2024 for select bookings this year.

The new travel and food membership program from hotel and lifestyle brand Ennismore is offering members significant discounts on hotel stays including 50% off deals at just-opened hotels like Hyde Ibiza, Mama Shelter Dijon, and 21c Museum Hotel St. Louis this month. Membership in the program costs $18 a month or $216 per year (with a minimum one-year commitment) and includes many additional food and travel discounts.

Saint Lucia
The popular destination is offering deals of up to 50% off hotels, resorts, tours, and excursions for guests visiting the area. The special offers can be browsed on the destination’s website.

The rail service just expanded its offer of discounted “Night Owl” tickets on the Northeast Corridor right now. Additional current Amtrak deals can be viewed here.

The tour brand is offering up to 15% off a number of getaways booked less than four months out, including over $500 off a 28-day European Discoverer tour and almost $300 off the company’s Spectacular Canyons and National Parks tour.

The camper van rental startup has a number of deals to help you save money on your next adventure right now. You can get $200 off bookings of five nights or more using the promo code EXTENDEDSTAYS, or $600 off bookings of ten nights or more with the code EXTENDEDSTAY10. One way trips from select markets are available for $75/night, and teachers and first responders can both get 20% off their stay. The service is available in Seattle, LA, San Francisco, and Austin.

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