In the past, summer travel was always the most expensive time of year to hit the road. These days, budget airlines are too competitive for pricing to get out of control. Great cheap flights and travel deals are always available — likewise with resorts, packaged holidays, and even hotels. Deals abound 24/7, 365 and now’s the time to save cash on every aspect of your adventure.
Below are some of the best summer deals on cheap flights and travel packages right now. These are the sites and Twitter feeds that you should be following and setting up alerts for. Prices will vary. Sales will pass quickly. You’ve gotta shop hard and act fast. Good luck out there and happy travels!
SECRET FLYING DEALS
Secret Flying is your one-stop-shop for the best cheap flights available right now. For instance, you can snag a flight from all over the continental USA to Puerto Rico for about $240 roundtrip. Flights from Washington, DC, to Salt Lake City, Utah, are only $134 roundtrip.
For those of us looking to go further afield, flights from Philly to Beijing, China, are a seriously cheap $496 roundtrip. You just can’t beat that price to get all the way to the other side of the globe.
NORWEGIAN FLIGHTS TO EUROPE
Getting to Europe has never been cheaper or easier. Right now, you can score flights on Norwegian throughout the summer to Rome and Paris from all over the USA for less than $200 each way. Bon Voyage!
20% OFF ALL AIRASIA FLIGHTS
Thinking of hitting Asia this summer? AirAsia is your best bet for getting there and then getting around cheaply while in-country. If you can book before July 1st, you can score 20 percent off all seats and flights with AirAsia.
That’s a killer saving, full stop.
$20 FRONTIER FLIGHTS AROUND AMERICA
Looking to see a new corner of America to celebrate the Fourth of July? Frontier is the cheapest way to see American by far. Right now, you can score $20 one way flights all over the country. That’s less than a movie ticket with popcorn and a drink to get to a new city — an unbeatable price point.
GET A TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS WITH HILTON
Hilton is offering some rad food-inspired deals if you book a room with them this summer in the Big Easy. If you stay at any of the dozen or so properties Hilton runs in the city, you’ll get discounts on over 15 restaurants, tours for up to 20 percent off, and even a few free drinks. It’s a great way to explore New Orleans while saving money everywhere you eat.
FRIENDLY PLANET TRAVEL SOLO TRAVEL DEALS
Friendly Planet Travel is leaning into solo travel by cutting prices and waving single traveler supplements. You can score steep discounts right now with the package tours they offer with discounts across the board and specialty trips that always cost less than $2,000 total. It’s a great time to see a new corner of the planet without a worry in the world.
COSTSAVER LAST MINUTE DEALS
Looking to go somewhere next week or in July but haven’t booked yet? CostSaver has your back. Their Last Minute Deals on full tours are as low as $123 a day with flight discounts and vouchers for further savings. Check out their deals page for all the promo codes and savings.
TEMPTATION RESORT DEALS
Temptation Resorts are playgrounds for sexually adventurous adults. If that sounds intriguing but a little intimidating, check out our review of one of their resorts to quell any concerns and questions you may have.
Currently, Temptation is offering a broad range of discounts resort-wide. Basically, you’ll be able to save about 50 percent off your whole visit if you can book this summer. That’s a great deal for a little adult adventure.
STA TRAVEL DEALS FOR STUDENTS
STA Travel has been helping college students see the world for decades. This summer they’re offering up to 10 percent off trips around the world and now’s the time to book.
Also, if you sign up and become an STA member, you’ll have access to a long list of discounts on every aspect of travel from train tickets to museum entrance fees. You don’t even have to be a student, just under 31 years old.
HOTWIRE 4th OF JULY HOTEL DEALS
Right now, Hotwire is offering serious discounts on hotels all over America for the Fourth of July. Prices are starting at the rock bottom price of $49 per night for hotel rooms. Find a cheap flight, book a cheap hotel with Hotwire, and live that dream weekend getaway next week.
POD HOTEL DC DEALS
Speaking of the Fourth of July, what better way to celebrate the holiday than a trip to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Pod Hotel DC is offering discounts and specials like free breakfasts and free DC Metro passes to help you explore the city. They also offer two-for-one drinks and free fitness classes on site.
CALA DE MAR RESORT & SPA DEALS IN IXTAPA, MEXICO
Looking to get some RnR down Mexico way this summer? Cala de Mar is a haven worth traveling for. The resort and spa is offering a great discount right now where you’ll only pay five nights when you book seven night stays. That’s two free nights that equates to at least $800 in savings.
Add in free breakfasts and surfing and you’ve got a great deal on a beautiful property.