Is the department store music this season making you crazy yet? If you’re trying to escape, here are some deals and tips for holiday travel.
Did the light dusting of snow this weekend wet your appetite? Orbitz is currently advertising up to 40% off ski packages if you book your trip by Jan. 31. Destinations include Aspen, Co., Breckenridge, Co. and tons more. As is usual with these types of deals, the more you combine (hotel, airfare, extras), the more you will actually save through the package.
So you’re booking the ski package, right? You might want to read this story on avoiding the extra cash airlines charge these days:
Airlines say the extra fees keep overall ticket prices low, allowing passengers to only pay for the services they want. But some of these fees pop up at the end of a transaction or while a passenger is checking in luggage, making it feel less like a “menu of services” and more like a mob-style shakedown — an offer you can’t refuse. If you want to catch your flight, that is.
Read the full article on sneaky airline fees.
If you want some peace and quiet but don’t want to hop on a plane, try a mountain retreat. Book a cabin with Mountain Life Cabins, located in Mineral Bluff, Ga. The Half Off Depot rate of $105 a night includes one night in your choice of luxury cabin, a wine and pastry breakfast package, and a selection of local goodies.
Looking for something else? Check out our travel page for more information.
– By Lauren Davidson, Atlanta Bargain Hunter