April went out with a bang earlier this week, sending thundering downpours to many parts of the country (including NYC's 10th rainiest day EVER). If you're as done with this bad weather as we are, there's only one thing to do: take a vacation! This week's roundup of the best travel deals includes destinations with mild weather and exciting attractions. Stay in Las Vegas for just $21 per night, grab a JetBlue flight to anywhere in the States for as little as $43, or save $29 on a Southwest flight to the Caribbean.
Vendor: Groupon Getaways
Price: From $21
Lowest By: $5
Expires: May 7
Is It Worth It?: One place where thunderstorms are scarce is the desert, and that's one heck of an excuse to head to Las Vegas! Stay at the LVH Hotel and Casino for the Editors' Choice price of $21 per night. That's the cheapest rate we've ever seen for stays at this property. Not only does the LVH feature great onsite gaming and dining options, but you'll be just one short monorail ride away from the Strip.
Some dates may be excluded and additional fees may apply. This travel deal ends by May 7.
2-Night Stays at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando, FL
Vendor: Groupon Getaways
Price: From $198
Lowest By: $40
Expires: May 7
Is It Worth It?: For a more family-friendly getaway, head to the ultimate theme park destination: sunny Orlando, Florida. While there, spend a couple nights in a 2-bedroom queen suite at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort for just $99 per night. That's $40 of savings on 2-night stays at this property. Not only is the resort located close to the Disney Parks, but your whole family can enjoy amenities like two outdoor waterparks, nightly live shows, Nickelodeon character meet-and-greets, and more.
Blackout dates and additional fees may apply. Book this travel deal by May 7 for stays through September 1.
Price: From $43
Lowest By: $20
Expires: May 6
Is It Worth It?: Need a lift to your vacation destination? Take advantage of the third-lowest base rate we've seen from JetBlue Airways in the past 12 months: during its latest fare sale, you can grab a 1-way flight to many destinations in the U.S. for as little as $43. That's a $20 savings on select routes! Destination cities include Las Vegas, Oakland, Martha's Vineyard, and more.
Click on "JetBlue.com" in the headline to book this deal; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Long Beach, CA, (LGB) to Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) on June 7; 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 May 6 for travel May 27 through June 18.
Price: From $76.50
Lowest By: $29
Expires: May 9
Is It Worth It?: Many folks like to cruise to Mexico and the Caribbean, but you'd rather spend your time playing in the water than sailing on it. Right now, you can save as much as $29 when you book your beachward flight during this Southwest Airlines sale. With tickets starting at $77, you could be off to Nassau, Montego Bay, or Aruba before you know it.
Click on "southwest.com" in the headline to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Atlanta, GA, (ATL) to Nassau, Bahamas, (NAS) on September 13; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by May 9 for travel August 10 through October 31.
Singapore Airlines Roundtrip International Flights
Price: From $857.58 EXPIRED
Lowest By: $22
Expires: May 5
Is It Worth It?: Should your vacation plans extend to even more exotic climes, this airfare sale from Singapore Airlines will get you there in style. You'll fly roundtrip to international destinations such as Tokyo, Seoul, or Moscow for as little as $858, saving as much as $22 on select routes. Click on "SingaporeAir.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from San Francisco, CA, (SFO) to Seoul, South Korea, (ICN) on May 14; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by May 5 for travel through June 9.
Update: The lowest fare for the above deal has increased to $929.58
Marcy Bonebright is a feature writer for Dealnews.com, where this article first appeared: http://dealnews.com/features/best-travel-deals/