In a vacation state of mind, but not a spending state of being?
Catching the travel bug is all too easy, especially during the cold winter months when all you want to do is spend time in the sun, feet in the sand, and a drink in hand.
However, as we all know, travel can be expensive — from flights going fast to hotels and cruises booked out until 2024.
Don’t put away your passports just yet! When there is a will to travel, the New York Post will help you find a way. We scoured the internet and tracked down the best deals right now, spanning airlines, hotel booking sites, cruises and even all-inclusive vacation packages — all on sale.
Get ready to pack your bags and carry-ons too, for the adventure you deserve, at the prices you can’t beat. Use the links below to narrow your search, or read them all to satisfy the wanderlust in all of us.
The best last minute travel deals
Want to get away right now? Last-minute travel can be stressful, but we know just where to look, even during a busy time for travelers wanting to hit the road — and skies — ASAP.
“As demand for travel rises, last-minute deals get harder to find. But if you’re flexible on exact travel dates or destinations, the deals are out there,” said Melanie Fish, Expedia Brands travel expert.
Let the Travelocity roaming gnome help you find a last-minute vacation and fast! The savings at Travelocity span hotel deals with 24-hour-before cancelations and more, so be sure to check out this page for the latest destinations.
No matter what type of last minute deal you need, Travelzoo has some for you. Book last minute vacation deals here, as well as find options for last minute cruises, hotels and more.
3. Beaches Resort
Feel the sand in your toes and the wind in your hair right now, with a last minute stay at a Beaches Resort. Stay during select times in December and get a free night in Turks and Caicos or Jamaica.
4. British Airways
Wanna get away for some fun across the pond? Then all aboard British Airways, as they offer last minute vacation deals that include flights to their most popular destinations like London, Manchester and Edinburgh to name a few.
5. American Express
Swipe your card and then pack your bags with these last-minute hotel deals from American Express. Cardholders can gain access to last-minute deals all over the globe.
6. Insight Vacations
Take this insight from us — travel right now and save on excursions when you arrive. Shop last minute deals from Insight Vacations and save up to 15% on premium guided tours worldwide when you travel in the next four months.
7. Great Value Vacations
This one is all in the name. For a last minute get away for a great deal, check out the Limited Time Offers page right here.
The best flight and airline deals
1. JetBlue Vacations
Dreaming of a getaway? Make it a reality with JetBlue Vacations. They are always offering deals, like $200 off a flight and Carnival Cruise Line package, as well as an amazing $300 off deal on a winter getaway, with flights and hotel included. Book by Dec. 31 and travel before Dec. 31 of 2024 with the following codes:
- $25 off with promo code 25INSIDER
- $50 off when you spend $2,000+ with promo code 50INSIDER
- $150 off when you spend $4,000+ with promo code 150INSIDER
- $300 off when you spend $6,000+ with promo code 300INSIDER
United we stand in bringing you the best airline deals. United keeps all of their promotions right here, so be sure to check back often.
3. Aer Lingus
Have an interest in Ireland? Then fly over there right now on Aer Lingus, as they are offering roundtrip flights starting as low as $433 from the USA to Ireland, but book fast as these deals go quickly.
4. British Airways
Our friends from across the pond also partake in Cyber Week and have deals to share. British Airways is offering a plethora of deals on vacation packages including flights, with up to $550 in savings for packages to London.
5. Hawaiian Airlines
Say “aloha” to spring savings with Hawaiian Airlines. The Spring Sale is happening right now, with discounted flights into Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue and more. Want to island hop? Do it now and save more, with fares starting at $39 and double the bonus miles with this special offer.
The best hotel deals
A hotel can really make or break any trip. Make sure you get the best one and for a great price by shopping these deals below, following expert advice.
“General advice for snagging the best rate on a hotel room is to either book early or wait until the last minute,” said Fish. “Of course, waiting is a gamble, particularly if you’ve got a specific property or room type in mind.”
Shop for experiences this winter with amazing travel deals from Expedia. The site is offering their Expedia Members 20% off or more on select hotels, in their “Run to the Sun” winter promotion, going on right now.
Save now, travel anytime before Jan. 3. That’s the deal at Booking.com, with 15% off savings on hotels when you purchase right now for a last-minute vacation.
3. Marriott Bonvoy
Say “bon voyage” with Marriott Bonvoy’s hotel deals this winter. Check out ongoing special offers on their site, like Holiday Savings with code “ZJL” at checkout and bookings with $50 resort credit with code “ZX0” to name a few.
4. Sandals Resorts
Kick off your shoes and feel the sand in your toes at a Sandals Resort stay. Keep an eye on their offers here, which currently include properties in Jamaica, Curaçao, Saint Lucia and more.
5. Anantara Resorts
Luxury has no bounds at the Anantara Resorts properties. Join their membership program now and save up to 10% more on select luxury properties listed here. Then enjoy amazing savings from Thailand to the Maldives, with savings up to 35% off and freebies like resort credits, amenities and more.
6. Centara Hotels and Resorts
Centara really is the place to be. Get away to Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Maldives during the Place to Be Sale. Save up to 30% off your stay, plus and additional 15% discount for Centara members. Also enjoy 0% interest on a payment plan and free stays for up to two children.
7. Hard Rock Hotel and Resort Punta Cana
Rock and roll all night and party in Punta Cana this winter with amazing Travel Week deals from the Hard Rock Hotel and Resort. Head off to the Caribbean all-inclusive resort and save up to 55% off your stay, plus free ground transfers, too.
Book your next hotel with Agoda and save big. Check out the Deals page on the site for what’s new, with offers on longer stays, destination-based deals and more.
Priceline is known to have some of the best deals on travel, and this winter they are even better. Shop the Season of Savings event and for daily deals, with 10% or more on select hotels and up to 20% on select rental cars, and more.
10. Atlantis Bahamas
“Atlantis” may be mythical, but these deals are real. Book now and save 20% off your next vacation, plus get a $250 resort credit. Also take a look at other Atlantis resort deals on the bottom of the page, with sales for other properties like The Coral, The Royal, The Cove and more.
11. Caesars Entertainment Resorts
Feel like royalty at a Caesars Resort, while saving big. Shop their Deals page regularly to find amazing discounts, like 30% off extended stays with code “LONG3” at Caesars Palace and more.
12. IHG Hotels and Resorts
Forget Travel Tuesday — Happy Biggest Member Event from IHG Hotels and Resorts. The chain is offering deep discounts on hotel stays, with 10K bonus points earned for every two nights, plus 10% discounts for bookings and much more.
13. Best Western
This is a deal for the travel planner who knows they want to get away in advance. Save big by booking your stay early at Best Western, with a 15% to 30% discount when you book at least 21 days in advance.
14. Radisson Hotels
Dream big, travel now. That is the dream of Radisson Hotels, with the Dream Deals sale going on right now. Save up to 25% off and 1,000 bonus points per night when you book before Dec. 15 and stay between Dec. 16 and March 15, 2023.
The best cruise deals
1. JetBlue Vacations and Carnival Cruise Line
Airfare and a cruise? That is a carnival we want to be at. For a limited time, book a JetBlue Vacations package with Carnival Cruise Lines before Dec. 7 and travel between Dec. 20 and Sept. 30 2023 and save $200.
2. MSC Cruises
Sail away this holiday season! Book a cruise at up to 40% off now. That’s not all, as you’ll also receive free WiFi and drinks on board, plus a $200 credit when you book one of these packages.
3. Avoya Travel
All aboard Avoya Travel. If you want to save on top cruises like Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line or Princess Cruises, book with Avoya, now offering amazing deals.
4. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with a stunning river cruise. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is offering a new deal every day leading up to the holiday, with the deals ending on Dec. 16. Some of the sales that have been announced so far are 50% off a night, free airfare, $500 off per person and more.
The best all inclusive deals
1. Cheap Caribbean
We love the words cheap and Caribbean together, especially when you tack on “all-inclusive,” too. Cheap Caribbean is the best place to find heavily discounted all-inclusive vacation packages. Right now, check out the amazing VIK Arena Blanca & Cayena Beach, now $198 per person, or the Playabachata Resort at $129 per person for a limited time.
After taking a last minute vacation from above, spend some really relaxing time at an all-inclusive resort with Travelzoo. The deals change frequently, but you don’t want to miss a four-star suite with air in Cancun starting at $499 or a Maldives private island all-inclusive escape for 63% off, do you?
The best rental car deals
On a budget? No worries, as for a limited time, save up to 35% off when you book a car at Budget and pay now. Even better, if you are an Amazon user, participate in the Budget + Amazon Road Trip event and save up to 30% off your rental and get 10% back in Amazon gift cards.
Take a road trip with Expedia. The booking platform also does car rental, with the latest deals listed here. Plug in your destination and your requirements and let Expedia do the rest.
Beep, beep! Get a move on to save big on car rentals with Avis now. Pay now and save up to 35% off during their Winter Sale, plus enjoy other offers like $15 off a rental of $175 or more and up to 10% off a weekly rental.
4. Dollar Car Rental by Travelocity
While it may not be a dollar, you will be saving some cash when booking your car rental with Dollar Car Rental. Book now and save 5% on weekly rentals with code 101641 presented at the time of reservation through Dec. 31.
The best excursion and trip add-on deals
1. EF Go Ahead Tours
Booking an amazing tour is as easy as ABC with EF. Book a tour now and save up to $350 off now, and also take a look at Lightning Deals by clicking the button below, from now through Dec. 23.
2. Insight Vacations
Want some insight into how to save money while traveling in 2023? Then shop the Insight Vacations deals now for savings on 2023 trips, with 10% off when you book early.
3. G Adventures
Cyber Week savings have been extended at G Adventures, with up to 30% off trips taken before April 30. Not ready by then? No worries, as you can still save up to 10% on trips between May 1 and June 30, 2023.
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