Las Vegas hotels, JetBlue flights under $50, and the week's best travel deals

Las Vegas hotels for cheap and one-way JetBlue fares for under $50 highlight the best travel deals this week. Read on for the lowest room rates at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, one of the most recognizable Las Vegas hotels. 

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Sick of hearing about your work colleague's exciting travel plans? Time to make them all jealous and book an exotic vacation of your own with one of this week's best travel deals. You can book a flight on JetBlue for as little as $46.10, spend three nights in New Orleans' French Quarter for $117, or even set off on a 6-night Far East vacation for two from $2,405.05. If you can't decide where to start, we even found free travel eBooks to help you plan your dream getaway.

  1. JetBlue Airways 1-Way Domestic Flights
    Vendor: JetBlue via DealBase
    Price: From $46.10
    Lowest By: $83
    Expires: August 22

    Is It Worth It?: Planning a trip in September or October? You won't find cheaper flights than these 1-way fares from JetBlue. The best prices can be found on routes departing from Long Beach. Take a well-deserved break in San Francisco from $52.10 or visit our nation's capital from $56.10.

    This price is valid on flights departing from Long Beach, CA (LGB) with arrival in Las Vegas, NV (LAS) on September 1; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. A 14-day advance purchase may be required and blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by August 22 for travel September 16 through October 22.

  2. 3-Night Stays at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
    Vendor: BookIt via ShermansTravel
    Price: From $247
    Lowest By: $33
    Expires: August 5

    Is It Worth It?: Stay on the Las Vegas Strip at the 43-story luxury Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino for $82 per night. This deal includes $100 credit so you can flit from buffet to buffet without ever putting your hand in your pocket. Plus you'll get a Laughlin Nevada Tour, which passes through the Eldorado Valley on the way to Laughlin, where you'll have six hours to explore the city and receive a free meal.

    This hotel has a TripAdvisor rating of 75% based on 6,919 reviews. Book this travel deal by August 5 for stays through December 31. To get this deal, click on "Check Rates" and select "Try Our Lowest Price Calendar", then enter coupon code "MGM30" at final checkout. Select the voucher under " Featured Activities & Services"

  3. Tokyo and Beijing 6-Night Flight and Hotel Package for Two
    Vendor: Trip Masters via Travelzoo
    Price: From $2,405.05
    Lowest By: $10,115
    Expires: August 8

    Is It Worth It?: Dreaming of taking a trip to Asia? Book this trip departing in October and save a massive $10,115 compared to booking it separately. Arrive in Tokyo, Japan, and spend three nights exploring the futuristic capital of the Land of the Rising Sun. Then head to the Chinese capital of Beijing to visit world wonders like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall.

    This price is based on departure from Chicago, IL, (ORD) with arrival in Tokyo, Japan, (NRT) on October 1; other departure cities are available for an additional cost. Some dates may be excluded and additional fees may apply. This travel deal ends August 8.

  4. 3-night stays at the Rathbone Mansions in New Orleans
    Vendor: BookIt via ShermansTravel
    Price: From $117
    Lowest By: $180
    Expires: August 5

    Is It Worth It?: This Editor's Choice deal for a 3-night stay at this historic French Quarter hotel comes bundled with a $100 credit and also includes daily breakfast. For just $39 per night, this is the best price we've seen for any New Orleans stay and currently the lowest price we could find by $180.

    Book this travel deal by August 5 for stays through September 30. To get this deal, scroll down to find this deal and click on "Check Rates", thenselect "Try Our Lowest Price Calendar". Enter coupon code "RMN15" at final checkout.

  5. Travel Kindle eBooks
    Vendor: Amazon
    Price: Free
    Lowest By: At least $1

    Is It Worth It?: Amazon has a selection of travel-related eBooks for sale at the moment, including The Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh Kindle eBook and Lynnette Hartwig's Flying for First Timers Kindle eBook. With savings of between $1 and $10, this is a great time to update your travel eBook collection.

    A Kindle, or Kindle-enabled device, is required to read these.

Paula Kerrigan is the associate travel editor for, where this article first appeared:

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