Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, but it is also the perfect time to start dreaming up your next trip. There are plenty of deals going on to save on upcoming fall travel and last-minute getaways before the weather cools down. Travelers can take advantage of discounts from Marriott, Hyatt, and Expedia to visit popular destinations like New England, the Caribbean, Nashville, Orlando, Mexico, and more. There are also major cruise deals going on from luxury and family-friendly cruise lines like Hurtigruten, Holland America Line, and Paul Gauguin Cruises. Below, our list of the best travel deals to book now before they sell out.
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Take 25 percent off flights to Europe
There’s no better time to book your next European vacation than during Labor Day weekend sales. Low-cost Icelandic airline Play is offering travelers 25 percent off flights to Copenhagen, Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Dublin and Iceland when booked between September 2 and September 7, 2022. This deal is valid on flights from New York (out of SWF), Washington D.C. (BWI) and Boston (BOS) to Europe this fall and winter.
Save on last-minute travel deals to New England
It’s the perfect time of year to take a trip to New England. The Watch Hill Inn in Rhode Island is offering a third night free when you book two nights. The all-suite-style rooms have a full kitchen, living room with a fireplace, and an outdoor terrance, making them an ideal option for weekend getaways with family. This deal is bookable now through October. Another way to save on your trip to New England trip is by staying at the Weekapaug Inn; the property is offering a $100 resort credit per day now through November.
Save on extended stays of five or more nights at Marriott Hotels
There’s nothing quite like turning a weekend getaway into a longer trip. Select Marriott hotels are offering big savings when you stay a minimum of five nights at hotels or seven nights at resorts and book by October 31, 2022. This deal is valid on hotel stays now through November 6, 2022. Use code LTS to take save.
Last-minute deals up to 30 percent off on Expedia
Expedia always offers a running list of last-minute deals on its site—but be prepared to act fast, since they move pretty quickly and only apply to travel within the next two weeks. Right now, discounted properties include the Kimpton Epic Hotel in Miami, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, and the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans. You’ll find even more last-minute deals with hotel stays up to 50 percent off in destinations like New York, Aruba, and San Diego
World of Hyatt members can earn double points on select stays
Good news for World of Hyatt members—travelers can earn double points on stays of two or more nights at participating Hyatt hotels around the world with the Bonus Journeys offer. Stays at participating Hyatt hotels can be anywhere from September 15 through December 20, 2022. In addition to earning double points, each tier-qualifying night spent on eligible stays at select properties will count as two nights toward World of Hyatt status instead of one night.
Get up to 25 percent off stays at Hyatt hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean
For last-minute vacations to Mexico and the Caribbean, Hyatt is offering an exciting new deal just in time for end-of-summer trips. Hyatt’s Paradise Awaits promo offers guests and World of Hyatt members up to 25 percent off their stays now through December 17, 2022 at participating resorts, including the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Jamaica and the Thompson Playa del Carmen in Mexico. Travelers can use code SUNNYDAYS to take advantage of this deal through October 15, 2022.
Earn double World of Hyatt points for stays at Las Vegas MGM resort destinations
As summer winds down, there are plenty of hotel deals for travelers booking last-minute getaways. Good news for World of Hyatt members—you can earn double the points with the newly launched MGM Rewards Program. Members can take advantage of this offer for stays in Las Vegas between now and October 15. Participating hotels include the Bellagio, the Aria, and Vdara Las Vegas. In order to claim this deal, MGM Rewards members must register with Hyatt and book directly with MGM Resorts.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering $500 per guest air credit on select sailings
Now’s the time to book your next cruise to Tahiti. Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering travelers a $500 air credit per guest on seven-night Tahiti & the Society voyages sailing from French Polynesia. This special deal can be applied on select dates for bookings made by October 8, 2022 and is valid when airfare is purchased together with the cruise. This cruise will sail through Bora Bora and Moorea and provide guests two beach days on private islands. Use code AIR500 when booking.
Save up to 50 percent off your child’s voyage with Hurtigruten
Hurtigruten is offering a major deal for families: Travelers can save up to 50 percent off of a child’s voyage on their next family cruise with this Young Explorers deal. Take advantage of the deal on select expedition cruises and Classic Coastal Norway departures, and know that the highest discount applies when the child occupies a cabin with at least two adults; when the cabin has just one adult, the savings goes down to 20 percent off. This makes cruising with family members of all generations even better (and easier on the wallet).
Holland America Line launches its best deal of the year on 2023 cruises
For the planners who are already dreaming up their holiday travel, Holland America Line is offering a “Book Early & Save” offer now through September 30, 2022. Guests who book a “Have It All” premium package for holiday 2022 cruises or a 2023 cruise departure will get a low-fare guarantee and plenty of perks, including up to a $300 onboard credit and 50 percent reduced deposits. The fare comes with a drink package, Wi-Fi, specialty dining access, and more.