$35 airfare and a cheap Alaska cruise: the week's best travel deals
From a seven-night Alaskan cruise to a resort stay for four in Williamsburg, read on to see the best ways to score all kinds of affordable, memorable journeys.
Whether you're looking for a family vacation or a romantic escape for two, you can check out this week's best travel deals. From a 7-night Alaskan cruise to a resort stay for four in Williamsburg, read on to see the best ways to score all kinds of affordable, memorable journeys.
American Airlines 1-Way Nationwide Fares
Price: From $35.10
Lowest By: $3
Expires: May 31
Low-cost airfare continues to be some of the most popular travel deals. These American Airlines 1-way fares save you at least $3 on select routes, and provide a better value than airlines known for being economical, like Spirit and Frontier. Departure cities include Las Vegas, Denver, and Orlando, among others. Travel to Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, and more.
On the ShermansTravel landing page, click on "AA.com" in the main paragraph to see these fares. This price is valid on flights departing from Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) with arrival in Los Angeles, CA, (LAX) on May 10. This travel deal is valid for travel through May 31. All prices, dates, and booking details were valid at the time of publication.
Holland America Line 7-Night Alaska Cruise for 2
Vendor: Vacations to Go via @TravelDeals
Price: From $1,638
Lowest By: $160
Expires: May 1
May is one of the best times to cruise to Alaska. This 7-night cruise for two will save you $160, and features plenty of scenic cruising for memorable sights. Plan to see the Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company while in Juneau and enjoy sampling local beers. Or opt for a taste of the outdoors with zipline tours from Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks in Juneau. See the Jewell Gardens in Skagway, which features gorgeous gardens, Garden City Glassworks, and the restaurant, Poppies. Or book one of the manysightseeing tours in Skagway. While in Ketchikan, take in the natural outdoor beauty at the Misty Fjords National Monument.
This roundtrip cruise aboard the MS Volendam departs from Vancouver, Canada, on May 4 and stops in Inside Passage, AK (scenic cruising); Tracy Arm, AK (scenic cruising); Juneau, AK; Skagway, AK; Glacier Bay National Park, AK, (scenic cruising); Ketchikan, AK; and Inside Passage, AK (scenic cruising). This travel deal ends May 1.
Stays at Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, VA
Price: From $225
Lowest By: $75
Expires: June 30
Plan a stay for four at the Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg for a getaway the whole family will remember. (It's the top offer on the page.) Book this deal in a family suite for prices from around $225, and enjoy everything this resort has to offer. Grab a bite to eat from a variety of dining options onsite. The kids will love the water park, and you'll love the convenience of a true resort experience.
6-Night Ireland Flight and Hotel Escorted Vacation for 2
Vendor: go-today via ShermansTravel
Price: From $2,642
Lowest By: $1,096
Expires: April 20
This escorted vacation for two is still hanging around for a few more days! Don't miss your chance to book this Editors' Choice vacay for September. It features a savings of $1,096 and is still the best price we've seen for any escorted package of Ireland. You'll see locations like the famous Blarney Castle, and the lesser well-known (among travelers, anyway) Burren region. Before leaving Dublin, be sure to check out the Irish Whiskey Museum, or see the National Museum of Ireland Archaeology.
This price is based on departure on September 5 from New York, NY, (JFK) with arrival in Dublin, Ireland, (DUB); other departure cities are available for an additional cost. This deal includes roundtrip airfare; hotel stays in Limerick, Killarney, Dublin; escorted sightseeing by luxury motorcoach; daily breakfast and one dinner; ferry ride on the Shannon; hotel taxes; and more. Book this travel deal by April 20 for stays in September.
United Airlines 1-Way Nationwide Fares
Vendor: United Airlines via ShermansTravel
Price: From $35.10
Lowest By: $8
Expires: April 30
There's still time to fly United with this Editors' Choice pick. With select routes at a current low of at least $8, it's still the best price we've seen for United flights — even beating out budget airlines like Spirit. Fly out from cities like Las Vegas or Denver, and arrive in locales like Los Angeles and Dallas.
On the ShermansTravel landing page, click on "United.com" in the top line to see this sale. This price is valid on flights departing from Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) with arrival in Los Angeles, CA, (LAX) on May 10. Book this travel deal by April 30 for travel through May 10. All prices, dates, and booking details were valid at the time of publication.
This article first appeared in DealNews.
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