The benefits of traveling off-season or during the week are great. Rates are lower, restaurants are less crowded and shops often have great sales.
(PRWEB) July 24, 2012
The new school year is on the horizon and hotels from Rhode Island to the Virgin Islands are offering budget friendly rates and packages, making summer escapes easy and affordable. By traveling mid-week, off-season or on a special package, travelers can save up to 55% off the regular room rate and enjoy special promotional perks.
Summer is the peak season for Newport, Rhode Island and room rates are at their highest. However, opportunity knocks at Hotel Viking, a luxury historic hotel, where guests can save significantly when they book a mid-week stay as opposed to a weekend stay. Mid-week rates are as low as $269 – a savings of almost 40% over weekend rates. For more information visit http://www.hotelviking.com.
In Naples, Florida, summer is the slow season and rates are already a discount at most hotels. At Lemon Tree Inn, a charming hotel that is walking distance to the shops, galleries and restaurants of the quaint town, quests enjoy an additional 10% discount when they book online at http://www.LemonTreeInn.com.
“The benefits of traveling off-season or during the week are great,” says Sid Kalmans owner of Lemon Tree Inn of Naples, Florida and Hotel Caravelle on St. Croix, “Rates are lower, restaurants are less crowded and shops often have great sales. There are more deals and less people to take advantage of them – and that benefits the consumers.”
Hilary Lanzer of AskMeInc, a sales and marketing company for hotels and destinations, says great deals are also being offered in the Caribbean. “At Coconut Bay Resort in St. Lucia guests save up to 55% on all-inclusive rates with the Endless Summer special.” This beachfront resort offers prices starting from $125 per person, based on double occupancy. This package is valid now through December 20, 2012 and is subject to availability and blackout dates. For more information or reservations, call 877-352-8898 or visit http://www.cbayresort.com.
Hotel Caravelle, a boutique waterfront hotel on the island of St. Croix, is offering the One Sweet Deal package, where guests get the 5th night free; a coupon booklet with $800 in discounts for local shops, activities and restaurants; and five 200ml bottles of flavored Cruzan Rum. The One Sweet Deal package at Hotel Caravelle is valid now through August 31, 2012. Bookings must be made by August 15, 2012. For more information visit http://www.hotelcaravelle.com or call 800-524-0410.
Once the children are back in school, Marenas Beach Resort & Spa, an all-suite beachfront hotel located in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, invites parents to Laugh-Out-Loud and enjoy a private escape with their the Marenas LOL getaway. The LOL getaway that includes 15% off best available rate for 2 nights, a complimentary bottle of house wine upon arrival, a $50 resort credit, buy 1 get 1 free applied to dinner each night, and they are also waiving the resort fee. LOL Marenas Beach Resort & Spa is available September and October 2012. To reserve, call 877.858.2305 or visit http://www.marenasresortmiami.com.