Posts about ‘Travel Deals’

Summer hotel and air prices are dropping, making August hotter than ever

See how spring break’s evolved in the past five years.

The podcast’s latest episode takes you to Cabo San Lucas in Baha, Mexico.

Wondering when to book your holiday travel? Hint: It’s pretty much now.

At $400 a night you can pretty much have your pick of New York‘s coolest hotels. If you’ve got $300 clams to throw around the window narrows but it can still be done—easily. But if you’re thinking under $200 nightly is as rare as a mellow New Yorker, think again. Here are five (technically six) [read more…]

Orbitz travel data reveals the best times to take your summer vacation.

Hostels. They’re not just for broke backpackers anymore. These five North American hostels are loaded with posh perks, making it possible to go exploring without going broke, or sacrificing style. Plus they’re all bookable on M Montreal – Quebec, Canada Fresh croissants at breakfast and the availability of Jacuzzi suites are just two of the [read more…]

We’ve released the 2010 Orbitz Best In Stay awards today, recognizing more than 50 hotels that scored rave reviews from Orbitz guests.

You’ve probably paid bills and bought groceries on your cell phone, but booking travel moves the mobile commerce experience to a whole other echelon. Say hello to the new Orbitz Mobile Steals, exclusive, mobile-only discounts of up to 50% on select hotels worldwide. Available across all mobile channels, including the mobile site and via free, downloadable apps for iPhone, Android and iPad, these hotel deals trot the globe, from Miami Beach to London, and can be booked for same-day or future travel.

Whether you’re looking to manage air travel or reservations for rental cars and hotels — or just searching for the ideal place to entertain clients — the advent of the smartphone has brought much needed assistance, in the form of a countless array of mobile apps designed to smooth the travel process. Here are some of the best ways that apps are making the world of business travel easier to negotiate.

Set sail with fabulous cruise deals that are only available from Orbitz. Escape the heat, forget the commute or getaway with your girlfriends for 3, 4 or even 14 nights. These amazing low cruise prices start at just $45 per night, have so many bonus offers and are only good until July 31st.

For a depature from the usual, mix it up with a Colorado vacation during our Colorado sale running June 13-July 24. Snag savings of up to 44 percent, and make use of those brand new hiking boots.

For the next 10 days, Orbitz is giving away free round-trip airfare to Las Vegas to the first 10 people who book an MGM Resort using our Facebook promo code. If you qualify for the free airfare, we’ll send an email with details on how to claim your gratis prize.

Spring and fall are two of my favorite seasons to travel. Not only are there fewer crowds and mild weather in many fantastic destinations, these shoulder seasons are two of the best times of the year to travel if you’re on a budget. While beach vacations are perennial favorites, here are four budget picks for pre-summer getaways that will make you reconsider another trip to the shoreline.

Seattle is one of those great American cities that’s far too often trumped by places like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles on travel wish lists. But as anyone who’s ever been to the “Jet City” can tell you, Seattle’s nobody’s second-rate Big Apple. To help you find out for yourself, here are a few of the best Seattle hotels, ranked by cost for every budget.

Looking for a deal to motivate you to get away this spring? Check out these five hotel offers on that are sure to set your sights on a warm weather escape.

Between the kids’ diorama projects, birthday parties and dance classes, plus a mood-draining winter, I, like the rest of the country, am looking to the spirit-freeing week of spring break. I can’t wait to don the white sundress that’s been sitting in the back of my closet — the one bit of sunshine during this frigid season. If you’re like me, though, you haven’t even started planning a family vacation. How did the CEO of the household forget such an important detail as this? Instead of making excuses, I’ve got my eye on these three last-minute cruises:

This St. Patrick’s Day, I’ll be joining the rest of America in celebrating my adopted Irish pride at my favorite downtown Chicago Irish bars. A note to out-of-towners: Many Chicago hotels are located near the parade route, making it even easier to combine your pub crawl with a stroll to see the infamous Chicago River being dyed green on March 12. Check out these Chicago hotels, plus a few more in Boston and New York that put you in a Celtic mood way before March 17.

Fall is the time of year when Colorado hotels and condos put their best foot forward for the upcoming ski season, and also the best time to find great deals. Here’s the scoop on some of the best resorts and offerings available right now:

Want to set sail on an amazing cruise vacation? Planning it may be much easier than you think. Forget about taking an expensive flight to the port and stressing about making it to the ship on time – some of the best cruise deals can often be found right in your backyard … or at least within driving distance! With 21 U.S. ports to choose from, your dream getaway might very well be right around the corner. Check out the cruise options from your area as well as some handpicked itineraries that are unique to your region.