Travel Experts Advise Canadian Travellers to Leave the Layers Behind this
Winter With Getaways in California, Hawaii and Florida
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ -- Travel-Ticker.com®, a leading inspirational travel website, today announced the top five United States destinations where Canadians can escape the winter chill, soak in the sun and use the exchange rate to their advantage. With winter rapidly approaching and the start of 'Snowliage' season, the experts at Travel-Ticker have hand-selected coastal getaways in California, Hawaii and Florida to help travellers find warmth this winter while staying on a budget.
"This time of year is the off-season for many warm-weather destinations across the U.S. providing Canadians with a great chance to experience some sun at incredible savings," said L. Jasmine Kim, General Manager of Travel-Ticker.com. "Traveling to locales such as Miami Beach and Hawaii will not only offer great deals and a chance to stretch your travel budget farther due to the favourable exchange rate, but also provide fewer crowds. The end result is a vacation that's sure to delight any traveller."
Below are Travel-Ticker's top five picks for Canadian travellers this
#1 Orlando (http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/orlando)
For Canadians wanting to take a trip with the whole family, Travel-Ticker recommends Orlando, a city that is renowned for its theme-park attractions and also its theme-park lines. However, during the off-season, these lines virtually disappear. Additionally, with sunny beaches a short drive away, great nightlife; Orlando is the perfect destination for a fun and easy multi-generational getaway.
-- The Deal: 4 nights at Universal Orlando Resort with tickets -- $315+*
(http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/MCO): Stay, play and save at
the Universal Orlando Resort, home to Universal Studios and
Islands of Adventure. Receive a 4-night stay including 3-day park
tickets and breakfast from $315. Book by 12/7/11 for travel through
#2 Miami Beach (http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/MIA?siteId=0)
For those seeking sun and very lively social scene, Travel-Ticker suggests heading down to Miami Beach, Fla. With beautiful beaches all year long, travellers are sure to be pleased with pleasant 70-degree weather in the winter and plenty of options for outdoor, beach activities. And, let's not forget Miami's world famous nightlife. With its popular clubs and restaurants, every night is sure to be filled with excitement.
-- The Deal: Miami Beach: over 50% off beachfront luxury hotel -- $144+
(http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/MIA?siteId=0) Serious luxury
and seriously good savings! Stay at the 4.5-star Trump International
Beach Resort in Miami from $144. Receive a $25 credit when you book
three or more nights. Book by 11/7/11 for travel through 11/30/11.
#3 Los Angeles (http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/Los%20Angeles)
For Canadians on the West Coast, Travel-Ticker advises heading south to the city of the stars - Los Angeles. Winter is one of the most affordable times of year to score a luxurious, posh hotel in the heart of the city. With only 35 days of rain each year, it's hard to think that this city even has seasons.
-- The Deal: Los Angeles: 30% off posh hotel near The Getty, from $159
jr) Receive 30% off at the Hotel Angeleno and stay for as low as $159
per night. Hotel Angeleno is located in the heart of Los Angeles, near
museums, shopping and the Pacific Ocean. Book by 11/30/11 for travel
#4 San Diego (http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/sandiego)
If Los Angeles is a bit too much hustle and bustle for you, but you'd still like some west coast sun, then head further south. Travel-Ticker recommends considering a vacation in San Diego, one of the top U.S. cities known for its laid-back, relaxing environment and perfect temperatures. November through March mark San Diego's shoulder season, which means consumers can score better discounts with fewer crowds.
-- The Deal: San Diego-area luxury resort with over $100 in extras, $199
(http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/SAN) Stay at the
family-friendly La Costa Resort and Spa in North San Diego and get
breakfast for two at Legends Bistro, a $25 spa or golf voucher,
self-parking (a $12 value) plus your daily resort charge is included.
Book by 12/7/11 for travel through 1/31/12.
#5 Hawaii (http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/Hawaii)
For Canadians seeking adventure and some of the best beaches in the world, head to the Aloha State for a tropical winter vacation. The winter months are Hawaii's off-season which provides travellers with the best deals of the year. Luckily, Hawaii's beautiful weather doesn't really have an off-season, and travelling during these months still promises the full Hawaiian experience. So, all your favorite activities, whether it's zip lining over the tree canopies or lounging on the beach with a fruity cocktail, will be available.
-- The Deal: Waikiki: 30% off hotel across from beach with extras, $139
Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel from $139 per night this fall which is up to
30% off - with breakfast on the beach included each morning. Book by
11/16/11 for travel through 12/21/11.
For more hand-picked domestic deals visit http://www.travel-ticker.com/Destination/United_States_of_America.
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