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Strategize and save big on Travel deal Tuesday

Posted: 8:50 AM, Jan 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-14 08:49:59-05

NEW YORK — January 14th is the day to cash in on those travel deals: It’s Travel Deal Tuesday!

Gabe Saglie, senior editor of Travelzoo.com , fills us in on some of the best deals.

National Shop for Travel Day launched in 2018 and takes place during the second week in January — this is when travel searches and bookings spike, as the post-holiday lull fades and people turn their attention to spring break.

Strategies for getting the best travel deals
January 14th is the day to cash in on those travel deals: It’s Travel Deal Tuesday!

The best way to get the most for your money is to have a strategy:

- Last-minute bonus: the first quarter will see plenty of bargains for people ready to travel now

- Stay flexible: pick your dream destination and stay flexible with your travel dates to save big

- Understand seasonality: Europe in winter and Caribbean in summer = big savings

- Go Tuesday: coincidentally, Tuesday may be the cheapest day of the week to travel

- Sign up: follow your favorite travel companies for last-minute, unpublished & exclusive travel deals

Here are some exclusive deals for European travel:

Ireland in Spring

Roundtrip airfare from NYC/Newark

6 nights’ accommodations at the Adare Villas

Adare Villas have 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room

Close to Galway, Europe’s City of Culture for 2020 (1900+ events in 2020)

Car rental for the week included

Ring of Kerry tour included

$699/pp ($570 off) for travel Feb.-May and in October

Also Norway in Spring

Roundtrip airfare from NYC/Newark to Oslo

6 nights’ accommodations throughout Norway

Guided tour w/private motor coach included

City tours in Oslo and Bergen

cruise through Geiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site

See two of Norway's most famous fjords and take in spectacular views

Breakfast daily

$1399/pp ($900 off) for travel in May

Sun and Sand Vacations:

Fairmont Southampton Resort & Spa, Bermuda

Ritzy AAA 4-Diamond resort on a hilltop in southern Bermuda, next to iconic Horseshow Bay Beach w/private beach club, championship golf, 31,000-sq.ft. spa and 10 restaurants

Ranked one of the top 20 best resorts in the Caribbean & Atlantic Region (Conde Nast)

Shoulder season: Unlike the Caribbean, Bermuda cools a bit, bringing prices down

Part of an island-wide sale from the Bermuda Tourism Authority that features tons of 50%+ savings for travel thru April

$189-$249/nt. (50% off)

Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Mega luxurious AAA 5-Diamond resort on 45 oceanfront, mangrove forest-sided acres

Resort features 5 freshwater pools, 3 upscale restaurants (inc. 2 that have earned the AAA 4-Diamond rating), an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed course and a 37,000-sq.ft. spa w/mineral pools

Guests can pedal around on one of the BMW bicycles stationed throughout the property, set out on the water in a kayak or catamaran, or hitch a ride on the golf carts and wooden boats that take guests around

$999 for 3-night ALL-INCLUSIVE stay (50% off) w/spa & golf credits for travel Aug.-Dec.

Family-Friendly Vacation

Woodloch Resort, Hawley, PA (2.5 hr. drive from Manhattan)

Sprawling resort w/year-round activities (golf, zip lining, hiking, rock climbing, archery, go-carting), nightly Broadway-style shows & spa

Voted Best Family Resort in the country by USA Today

$185/nt. (50% off) w/meals for travel thru May

Fancy Staycations:

Spa Day at the Plaza

The famous Guerlain Spa at the iconic Plaza Hotel on 5th Avenue

The 6,500-square-foot spa uses products from Guerlain's revered skincare line, plus exclusive massage techniques unique to the House of Guerlain

$159/pp for 60-min. massage (reg. $230)

Included: 2 glasses of bubbly, full access to spa amenities (inc. steam room & fitness center) + shoe shine & garment steaming

Experience today thru Feb. 28th