With Halloween behind us but winter break still about two months away, you might need a little vacation to tide you over. Check out these travel deals for Canadians that include a visit to the unique desert oasis of Sedona, a cruise in South America, a family waterpark haven in Ontario, a car rental deal for the ultimate road trip, and a hotel in Calgary to help you celebrate the hockey season of the Great White North.
The Deal: Sedona Hilton Resort at Bell Rock – Sedona, Ariz.
Savings: Long Weekender Deal – stay for a three day weekend and save 50 per cect off Sunday night. The resort charge also includes 15 per cent off Signature Spa services, 10 per cent off at Golf ProShop, select fitness classes, and board games.
The Details: There is a three-night minimum stay requirement for Friday and Saturday arrivals and a four-night minimum stay for a Thursday arrival. If booking online use promo code PGLWP1, and the offer is based on availability.
Reasons to go: The Hilton Sedona Resort is located among the natural beauty of red rock formations and wild-growing desert cacti. Golf lovers can play at the Sedona Golf Resort on site, an 18-hole championship course. Or take advantage of 15 per cent off Signature Spa services with a luxurious facial, massage, wrap, or body scrub at the onsite Eforea Spa. There is also an athletic club, tennis court, indoor and outdoor pools and state of the art fitness complex. If you love hiking, chat with professionals at the Hike House in the lobby and they will help you plan a day of adventures on the perfect hiking trail.
The Deal: Norwegian Cruise Line – South America
Savings: Norwegian Cruise Line is still offering their Canada at Par deal, but now includes cruises to South America. Canadian residents can book on par with U.S. dollars, which equals about 30 per cent off the cruise.
The Details: The Norwegian Sun Ship will embark from Miami and sail for 15 days with stops in Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and several stops in Chile before disembark in San Antonio. For full itinerary check out their website. Rates start from $775 on average per person. For a limited time only you can also book using a $50 dollar deposit per person.
Reasons to go: A cruise to South America is guaranteed to be packed with adventure, especially with multiple stops along the way. You can explore the stunning city of Cartagena when in Colombia, as well as the landmarks of Santa Marta, the oldest city there. Santa Marta is located along the Caribbean Sea in the northern Colombian area of Magdalena. As you walk through this charming town you can learn all about the history of South America’s oldest city.
The Deal: Great Wolf Lodge – Niagara Falls, Ont.
Savings: Save up to 20 per cent
The Details: When you stay and book by December 22, 2018 you will save up to 20 per cent. Water park passes are included in your suite price and so are kids activities, story time, and the Forest Friends show. The offer is based on four guests per room and you must use promo code GETAWAY. A multiple night stay may be required, check out their website for more details.
Reasons to go: There are dozens of reasons to take the kids to Niagara Falls. It’s a fun family destination and an overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge is a guaranteed good time. Don’t worry about the chilly weather as their giant private water park is indoors. Kids and kids-at-heart can play and slide on over a dozen waterslides, splash in nine pools, a water fort, tipping bucket, and there is an area designed for younger children with a fountain forest. It’s about an hour and a half drive from Toronto and if you need to rent a car, check out the deal below to save even more money.
The Deal: Budget Canada – Canada and the USA
Savings: Budget Canada has several offers to choose from including 20 per cent off on car rental base rates or getting your third day free on a weekend car rental.
The Details: The 20 per cent off deal applies to Budget base rates. All taxes are extra and you must mention BCD H029700 to use this offer. Weekly rates require a minimum five-day rental period and this deal is valid on car rentals checked out before January 31, 2018. For the Third Day Free deal, you must rent an intermediate through full-size car for three consecutive weekend days and include a Saturday night. See website for more specific terms and conditions on both Budget deals.
Reasons to go: If you have always dreamed of taking a road trip but don’t have a car, this is the deal for you. Whether you want to drive from Ontario to Quebec to explore more of Canada and check out some winter sports, or head across the border to shop for the latest deals in Buffalo, N.Y., road trips are always a good way to bond with family and friends.
The Deal: Fairmont Palliser – Calgary, Alta.
Savings: Save 15 per cent off accommodations when you stay one to two nights, 20 per cent off when you stay three to four nights, and 30 per cent off when you stay five nights or more.
The Details: For overnight stays starting November 1, 2017, save more the longer you stay at the Fairmont in Calgary. Offer is subject to availability.
Reasons to go: This landmark hotel is centrally located right downtown and within walking distance of entertainment, shopping, arts, and cultural venues. Hockey lovers that want to watch the Calgary Flames in action can check out the Fairmont’s NHL Package that includes one night accommodation and two tickets to a hockey game.
Sports lovers should be sure to save time to visit Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame located at the site of the 1998 Olympic Winter Games.