Save Money On Your Summer Vacation
Haven’t booked a trip yet? We’re pulled together great deals on family-friendly destinations.
Who needs a vacation? (Hand raised!) Our travel funds will stretch further thanks to these amazing deals to places that we guarantee your kid (and the kid in you) will absolutely want to go.
$50 SeaWorld Tickets
Score half off of a single-day admission to SeaWorld in Orlando, San Antonio, or San Diego with this deal from the U.S. Travel Association. You must purchase by May 25, 2018 and redeem by May 25, 2019. While all of the SeaWorld locations have something new for this summer, we’re partial to the Electric Eel coaster in San Diego for big kids and the Sesame Street Party Parade in San Antonio for little ones.
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$89/Night Hotel Stays All Over The Country
Whether Philly or Indy or Dallas is your family’s jam this summer, you can snag a great price on a hotel. Here’s how: You can buy 15,000 IHG Reward Points for $89 (a savings of more than 50 percent) until May 25 through a deal with the U.S. Travel Association. You can use these points for stays at IHG brands, which include Holiday Inn, Candlewood Suites, and Kimpton Hotels. The amount of points you need for a night’s stay varies by date, location, and brand, but some are as few as 10,000 points. Search ihg.com to see the amount of reward points needed for when and where you want to visit.
$499 Mini Getaway Near Legoland California
The Sheraton Carlsbad, with a private entrance to Legoland, is a hotel goals. Instead of cramming the fam into a small room, it offers two-bedroom Ponto Deluxe Suites with a king bed, two twin beds, and a separate living area. Travelzoo snagged a 60-percent discount, making the cost $499 on weeknights and $699 on weekends for a two-night stay through July 11 for a family of two adults and two kids ages 11 and younger. Each family will also receive a $75 resort credit. Tickets to Legoland aren’t included, but Travelzoo offers discounted tickets to the park as well.
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$440 Zoo & Waterpark Getaway
Columbus, Ohio is home to three major family-friendly attractions—the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zoombezi Bay (which Parents rated among the 10 Best Waterparks) and COSI (which Parents rated among the best science centers). You can snag tickets for a family of four to each of these attractions plus a two-night stay at the Drury Inn & Suites starting at $440. Check your dates and get more hotel options at experiencecolumbus.com.
Big Discounts in Europe
If you want to take the kids on their first trip to Europe, search airfare prices on Google Flights. There are so many great deals! For instance, we noticed that you could fly from the New York City area to London in June for $400 per person! We saw great prices for Paris and Dublin too! And you don’t have to stay in one spot: Train travel on the Eurostar (the high-speed rail that makes it a snap to get from London to Paris and other European cities) is up to 30 percent off from now until June 19 for travel from July 16 to November 1.