Spring break is just around the corner and college students and families with school-age children are beginning to think about getaways and vacations. Whether it’s the boardwalks and beaches of Virginia Beach, Ocean City, Atlantic City and the Outer Banks, the sun and sand of Daytona Beach, Panama City and Key West or a tropical Caribbean location, it’s always a good idea to plan ahead.
Michelle Strong, President of the online savings hub DealTaker.com, says,
“Planning a spring break trip is both exciting and stressful. Everyone wants to pick a fabulous location, but they also want to get the best price to stretch their travel budget as far as possible. Travelers save money when they plan ahead and utilize online tools such as DealTaker.com to find the best deals available.”
Founded in Plano, Texas in 2004, DealTaker.com is the premier destination for consumers looking to spend less and get more. DealTaker.com has offered some online tools and deals to help travelers get the best spring break travel prices.
Spring break travel tips from DealTaker.com
- Make travel plans early– Travel gets more expensive as spring break gets closer. Planning ahead can significantly reduce travel costs. Expedia, Travelocity, Funjet and Southwest Vacations list several local and international offers that can save travelers money on airfare, hotel and car rentals but travelers need to book now to take advantage of these savings.
- Use a student ID– STA Travel caters to students and offers discounted rates on airfare and hotels. They also have special spring break packages. Currently, STA is offering a DealTaker.com exclusive coupon for $15.00 off any Student Exclusive ticket when students spend $400.00.
- Take advantage of packages– Travelers can find packages for just about any destination, including the Caribbean and Disney World. The best part about booking a complete travel package is that you’ll know just how much transportation, lodging and other expenses are going to be.
- Pack the right luggage– Travel arrangements include more than just airfare and hotel. They also include packing the right luggage for the destination. Visit Luggage Guy and Franklin Covey to find a large selection of luggage and travel accessories for any vacation.
- Check the weather– Purchasing cold or warm weather gear and clothing while vacationing can get expensive. Check the weather forecast for the destination a week before the trip so you can pack accordingly.
Richmond, VA is approximately 100 miles from Virginia Beach, 226 miles from Ocean City, MD, 180 miles from Nags Head, NC and 320 miles from Myrtle Beach, SC.
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If you are looking for a more tropical-like getaway, Vision Airlines, which flies out of Richmond, offers non-stop low fare flights to the Bahamas. In just two hours, you can be stepping into the sun and fun of Grand Bahama Island. Please click here for more information on Vision Airlines.
A free coupon site for shoppers to find and share deals, DealTaker.com brings together over 18,000 offers from over 3,500 stores to help shoppers save on merchandise and services, including food, travel, electronics, home furnishings, jewelry, pet supplies and more.
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