Take a post-summer vacation! The best travel deals to California, Myrtle Beach, and more

Just because Fall is around the corner doesn't mean vacation season has to be over. Read below for the week's best bargains on hotels, airfare, and rental cars. 

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Vacationers on the beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in May. Beachfront hotels are available in Myrtle Beach this week for as little as $29 per night.

We hear some of you are looking forward to sweater weather and the return of Standard Time. Well, that can wait! This week's best travel deals on the other hand, are time sensitive! There's never been a better time to find endless summer in California, stay in an oceanview room for less than $30 in Myrtle Beach, or get outta town on a road trip for just $17 a day.

United Airlines Roundtrip Flights to California
Vendor: ShermansTravel
Price: From $137.80
Lowest By: $11
Expires: August 31

Is It Worth It?: We know you've been California dreaming for a while now, so why not make it a reality aboard a United Airlines flight for as little as $137 roundtrip? It's the second-lowest base fare we've seen this year. 
Click on "" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Portland, OR, (PDX) to San Francisco, CA, (SFO) on September 18; prices vary depending on the travel cities and dates chosen. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by August 31 for travel September 1 through October 31. 

Myrtle Beach Resorts Sale
Vendor: VisitMyrtleBeach via Travelzoo
Price: From $29
Lowest By: $12
Expires: August 30

Is It Worth It?: Of course, the Carolina coast is nearly just as warm and picturesque as California's this time of year. For the East Coaster at heart, book yourself a beachfront hotel at the Captain's Quarters or Hotel Blue for as little as $29 per night. You'll be within walking distance to all the boardwalk amenities that this mid-Atlantic seaside town has to offer. 
Additional fees and restrictions may apply. 

Discounted Weekend Budget Car Rentals
Vendor: Budget Rent A Car
Price: From $17
Expires: December 15

Is It Worth It?: Looking to spend just one more 3-day weekend out of town this summer? Book yourself an economy car compact car rental for as little as $17 per weekend day! You can also rent an intermediate SUV starting at $22 per weekend day. These rates are the best we've seen on such classes of cars at Budget all year! 
Taxes may apply and are extra. Concession recovery fees, vehicle license recovery fee, and customer facility charges may also apply and are extra. Offer can be reserved for pick-up between now and December 15. 

2-Night Celebration Cruise Line Bahamas Cruise for 2
Vendor: Travelzoo
Price: From $138
Lowest By: $80
Expires: August 30

Is It Worth It?: Have $138 lying around somewhere and need a short getaway? We suggest you head to the Bahamas on the cheapest cruise we've ever seen. Depart from West Palm Beach, FL, and head for the sand and surf of Grand Bahama Island on this Editors' Choice cruise that includes inside coach cabin accommodations. If you want to make it a weekend venture, you can book a Coach Cabin for two ($178) or a Full-Sized Cabin ($238) and depart on a Saturday through February. 
Blackout dates may apply and a reservation is required. Additional fees may apply. 

7-Night Norwegian Cruise Line Alaska Cruise for 2
Vendor: Travelzoo
Price: From $498
Lowest By: $60
Expires: August 23

Is It Worth It?: OK, here's one for those who are just itching for autumn! This Editors' Choice cruise departs Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 26 and heads north along Alaska's Inside Passage. You'll see Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier, and get out to explore the last frontier when the ship stops in Ketchikan, Skagway, and Whittier, AK. 
It's the top offer on the page. Some restrictions may apply; fees, government taxes, and fuel supplements are additional.

Joshua Nichol-Caddy is a contributor to, where this article first appeared. 

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