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Your next trip doesn't have to break the bank. Here, five ways you can save money on a getaway this fall.
If you are traveling in Europe by rail
Rail travel in Europe can really add up, especially when you're considering rail passes vs. traditional point-to-point one-way ticket options. Rail Europe can help, with maps, schedules, and train prices for more than 50 train companies across Europe presented via an easy-to-navigate, one-stop-shop website that lets you plan, book, and stay connected throughout your trip. As part of an exclusive promotion, Budget Travel readers can save 30 percent on Eurostar Standard Premier one-way tickets. Visit raileurope.com and enter promo code RE302013 when booking train tickets online now thru Nov. 8, 2013, to enjoy this exclusive discount.
Puerto Rico hotels from $99 a night
Several Hilton, Embassy Suites, Waldorf Astoria, and DoubleTree properties in Puerto Rico are in the midst of a flash sale: book your room by Thursday, Sept. 13th, and stay by Oct. 31st, 2013, to score hotel rooms from $99 a night at The Condado Plaza Hilton, Condado Lagoon Villas at Caribe Hilton, Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach and Golf Resort, Hilton Ponce Golf and Casino Resort, Caribe Hilton, El San Juan Resort and Casino, and Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel and Casino. Rooms at the Hampton Inn and Suites San Juan are available from $113 a night, while rooms at El Conquistador (A Waldorf Astoria Resort) and DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan are available from $119 a night. You can also snag a room at Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort property, from $199 per night.
Enjoy extra perks at resorts in Cancun
While the pricetag may seem a little high, these two resort deals are all about extras. As part of the "Return of the Vacation" promotion, the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort is offering rooms starting from $189 a night while the JW Marriott Cancun is offering rooms starting at $269—and each package includes a $50 daily beverage credit and a $50 daily credit for use at the resort spa or restaurants. Click on the links above for your resort of choice, look for the Return of the Vacation promotion listed on the specials page, and enter promo code ES7 when booking online now through Dec. 31, 2013.
Save on hotels in Florida and South Carolina
13 resorts throughout the Sunshine State—and one in South Carolina—are part of the Your Fabulous Endless Summer promotion, offering a free upgrade upon check in (if available) and a $50 resort credit per night. Use promo code ZX0 when booking online by Sept. 25 for travel by Oct. 31, 2013. Participating hotels in Florida include Turnberry Isle Miami, Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Key Largo Bay Marriott Beach Resort, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club & Spa, JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando World Center Marriott, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa in Riviera Beach, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, and Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina in Stuart. The Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa in South Carolina is also part of this promotion.
All-Inclusive Fall Sale at Club Med
More than 50 of Club Med's all-inclusive resorts are on sale, with eight 7-night packages starting at $888 per person. Book your trip through the website by Oct. 29th for travel through May 2, 2014. Here's the breakdown: packages at Sandpiper Bay in Florida and Ixtapa Pacific in Mexico start at $888 per person; packages at Turkoise in Turks & Caicos starts at $949 per person; packages at Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic start at $929 per person; packages at Cancun Yucatan in Mexico, La Caravelle in Guadeloupe, and Buccaneer's Creek in Martinique start at $999 per person, and package at Columbus Isle in the Bahamas start at $1,299 per person.