SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hats off and bon voyage to the last-minute travelers amongst the American labor force! Travel-Ticker®, a leading inspirational travel website, has compiled their top five deals to inspire a well-deserved Labor Day weekend getaway. Labor Day is the perfect long weekend to escape, and with the too-good-to-pass-up deals on Travel-Ticker, there's no reason not to!
According to a recent Travel-Ticker survey, 37 percent of respondents plan on celebrating the holiday at or around home this year with activities like a neighborhood BBQ or local festival, but nearly the same amount seem to be on the fence with their plans – and they might be looking for a little inspiration. So, for the 36 percent of respondents who are undecided about their Labor Day weekend plans, the team at Travel-Ticker has the perfect solution with quick and affordable weekend getaways.
"This year, we're seeing fantastic deals over the holiday that are sure to inspire any traveler to make the most of their extra time with an enjoyable and affordable escape," said L. Jasmine Kim, General manager of Travel-Ticker. "Whether you're looking for some much-needed R&R or a little family fun, know that the team at Travel-Ticker has you covered with handpicked deals to make your getaway a reality."
Below are the top five deals for a Labor Day retreat as recommended by the experts at Travel-Ticker:
40% off Orlando: 3-bedroom suite w/extras -- $99 any night - 40% off three bedrooms -- all for one low rate. Head to World Quest Resort in Orlando where a three-bedroom suite is $99, any night of the week, now-December 23. Enjoy breakfast, theme park shuttles, and WiFi on the house.
Why we love this deal: Do Disney with the family this Labor Day weekend. A 1,450-sq.-ft., three-bedroom suite at World Quest Resort is yours for less than $100. Your spacious three-bedroom suite includes a full kitchen with granite countertops, washer/dryer, jetted tubs, and a patio. And this rate is good every night -- yes, that means Labor Day weekend too.
DC: exclusive 30% off upscale hotel w/breakfast -- from $89 - Peak-season savings -- breakfast included. Looking for a Labor Day away? The Churchill Washington, DC's upscale Churchill Hotel in Dupont Circle is featuring special rates from $89 for travel September 1-7. That is over 30% off, exclusively for Travel-Ticker readers
Why we love this deal: Start each day off right with complimentary breakfast and over 30% saved on your Labor Day stay. Other weekends start at $99, and midweek rates start at $149. Rooms feature elegant touches like marble vanities, high ceilings, dark-wood furniture, and designer toiletries. Take in nearby cafes, shopping, and dining, hop on the Metro to visit museums and monuments by day and at night, or head to the lively Adams Morgan neighborhood (6 blocks away) for music and nightlife.
Las Vegas: 20% off 5-star ARIA Resort + $75 credit -- $159+ - 5-stars and $75 in credit. Save 20% on the super-plush ARIA Resort and Casino on the Vegas Strip and receive $75 in complimentary resort credit to spend on food and beverages. Rates start at $159, August 1-October 31.
Why we love this deal: Spend your three days at the ultra-hip new AIRA Resort at CityCenter, surrounded by luxurious spas, top specialty restaurants, and 24-hour entertainment -- all for a great low rate. Catch Cirque du Soleil, take in the intoxicating nightlife, or lounge by the pools – you deserve it.
Myrtle Beach: oceanfront suite, 3rd night no charge -- $67+ - Extend your stay and save. Myrtle Beach's Boardwalk Beach Resort has oceanfront Jacuzzi suites from $100. Stay 2 nights and your 3rd is on the house -- that works out to rates as low as $67 per night, August 21-September 24
Why we love this deal: Relax -- the longer you stay, the more you save. Spend Labor Day weekend in Myrtle Beach and stay in a suite with ocean views and your very own Jacuzzi. A 3-night stay saves you 30% at the Boardwalk Beach Resort. Situated on 700 ft. of white, sandy beach, this resort is located a mile from downtown Myrtle Beach and the popular Broadway at the Beach (with many shops and restaurants).
Riviera Maya: 35% off all-inclusive Excellence resort, $154+ - A TripAdvisor favorite, now up to 35% off. The #1 Puerto Morelos hotel on TripAdvisor, Excellence Riviera Cancun, dropped rates to as little as $154 per person for a posh junior suite stay. Travel now-December 22.
Why we love this deal: Extend Labor Day into a longer dream escape that is all-inclusive, all luxury, and just for adults. Each suite features a private balcony or patio, marble bathroom with jetted tub, and mini-bar. Excellence Riviera Cancun is rated the #1 hotel in Puerto Morelos by TripAdvisor members. Plus, Conde Nast readers named it among the top international resorts in 2011.
To see all best deals for the holiday weekend, check out Travel-Ticker's Labor Day dedicated deal page at http://www.travel-ticker.com/Theme/Labor%20Day%20Weekend.
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