‘Tis the season for summer getaways! Whether you are contemplating some family fun at a water park in the U.S. or Canada, a safari in Kenya, a tour of South Korea, or a beach and jungle eco-tourism holiday in the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, or Belize, there are lots of deals to be pounced on.
Here is just a taste of some of the current family-friendly getaways that are fabulous steals on Groupon below. Check out the link to Groupon and click on the “Getaways” tab– there’s over fifty deals to worldwide locations to check out, some up to 70% off, many with children under a certain age staying free or minimal additional cost to adding additional older children.
If you aren’t already subscribed to Groupon, it’s completely free and easy to do. Just sign-up here to set up an account and receive email alerts for Groupon Getaway deals, plus lots of deals in your area. I have purchased great Groupon Deals such as Buy 1 Get 1 Free passes to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and other kid-oriented activities in the area.
Beyond U.S. Borders (examples)
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort): $399 for four-night all-inclusive stay for two adults, children under age 3 stay free (70% discount)
Cancun, Mexico (Sunset Royal Beach Resort): Four-night all-inclusive stay for two adults, two children age 11 stay free
Riviera Nayarit, Puerto Vallarata, Mexico (Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort and Spa): $1,080 for four-night all-inclusive stay for two adults, one child twelve or younger stays and eats for free + small nightly cost for additional kids (50% discount)
Belize (Robert’s Grove Beach Resort): $279 for three- to five-night stay for two adults, two children under age eleven stays free (40% discount)
Within the United States (examples)
DesMoines Iowa (Ramada Tropics Resort): $84 nightly for one-night stay (up to five nights Sunday-Thursday) for up to six people with water-park passes (42% discount)
Keystone, Colorado (Keystone Lodge & Spa): $99 per night for two adults, up to two kids stay free (50% discount)
Las Vegas, Nevada (Hard Rock Hotel & Casino): $158 for two nights for up to four people that can be combined up to 6 nights (71% discount)
In Canada (examples)
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec (Cap Tremblant): C$199 for two night stay for up to four in one bedroom condo valid Sunday- Thursday, can be combined up to four nights (44% discount)
Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada (Americana Resort and Waves Indoor Waterpark): C$137 for four nightly, two kids stay free plus water park passes (45% discount)
Newfoundland (The View Golf Resort): C$349 for three to five night stay for four adults with golf, one kid under age 12 stays free (55% discount)
Also check out Bookit.com’s 7 day Summer Book-A-Thon with deeply discounted airfare and packaged vacation deals.