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5 Ideas For A Super Cheap Vacation Now!

The buzz this summer was about ‘staycations’ (vacationing at home).  Let’s face it, most people are facing a financial crunch with higher gas prices, groceries, and just above everything costing more these days.  So, you may have skipped a vacation this summer, but now that we are in ‘off season’ it may not be too late to get out of town on the cheap for a few days!

1. Jet Blue Auctioning Off Airfare And Vacation Packages With Opening Bids of Just  A Dime

Some exciting news was made this week by Jet Blue.  They announced that they will be auctioning off 300+ Roundtrip Flights, Two Getaways Vacations and Four, Four-Star "Mystery Destination" Packages at  The opening bid on many of these auctions is just 10 cents! 

2.  AirTran Is Having Some Great Specials Right Now With Airfares Starting At $59

Here is a sampling (prices are each way) * Source Travel Zoo

  • Richmond-New York City ... $59
  • Atlanta-Charleston ... $59
  • Baltimore-Boston ... $64
  • Milwaukee-Washington, D.C. ... $69
  • Newport News/Williamsburg-Fort Lauderdale ... $79
  • Philadelphia-Atlanta ... $89
  • Boston-Chicago ... $109
  • Washington, D.C.-Houston ... $129
  • Charleston, S.C.-Las Vegas ... $169
  • New Orleans-Los Angeles ... $169 

3.  Six Nights In Europe Including Airfare Just $799

Here's what you'll get for $799: * Source Travel Zoo

  • Flight from New York to Paris; flight from Paris to London; return flight to New York 
  • 6 nights hotel stay (3 in Paris, 3 in London)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Airline fuel surcharges

This special price is valid exclusively for departures on Jan. 7, 14; Feb. 4, 18.  Other travel dates are available between November and March starting at $100 more.

Book with Gate 1 Travel, or call 800-682-3333 to reserve over the phone. 

4.  Take A Cruise For $169

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering 3 day Bahama cruises starting at just $169.  More Details at


5.  American Airlines Is Having A Carribean and Mexico Sale

Example Fares (Each way) * Source Travel Zoo  

  • Tampa-Cancun ... $80
  • Los Angeles-Cabo San Lucas ... $95
  • San Francisco-Puerto Vallarta ... $107
  • New York-Cancun ... $115
  • Philadelphia-San Juan, PR ... $119
  • Dallas-San Juan, PR ... $142
  • New York-St. Croix ... $173

Have your own travel deals to report, add them in the comments section below.

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