Strategize and save big on Travel deal Tuesday

Posted at 8:50 AM, Jan 14, 2020
and last 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, 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- Sign up: follow your favorite travel companies for last-minute, unpublished & exclusive travel deals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