MAX OUT YOUR HOLIDAY VACATION FUN WITH THE “SAVVY TRAVELER”
America’s Premier Consumer Travel Expert Rudy Maxa Helps Your Viewers Save Time & Money & Travel in Safety
Rudy Maxa is a former Washington Post investigative reporter and life-long traveler whose “The Savvy Traveler” commentaries are heard weekly by nearly millions listeners on national radio and PBS. Now, this travel personality is help consumers make smart choices for their holiday. Rudy shares some timely tips for saving money, and shares some of his savvy suggestions for a fun winter vacation. Maxa says one of the most overlooked parts of planning a vacation is to make sure that the trip will be safe and healthy.
WHERE TO FIND GREAT HOLIDAY TRAVEL DEALS FOR PLEASURE
The holidays are a great time to get away, because you have time off and resorts in some exotic locals have some great deals. There are two brand new resorts offering some amazing deals. First, Dreams Las Mareas in Costa Rica. It’s is a brand new resort that really stands out for offering great value and the opportunity to travel somewhere unique, but accessible. Guests can relax and enjoy Dreams’ Unlimited-Luxury program that includes everything from spacious suites, all meals and drinks, daytime and evening activities and more. There are also no worries about having to reach into your pocket for everything. Dreams Las Mareas is offering between 30-50 percent off and $400 in resort coupons. Costa Rica is a beautiful destination many still haven’t discovered, and a resort like Dreams Las Mareas offers the chance to experience everything the country has to offer.
For More Information Visit: www.dreamsresorts.com/las-mareas
WHY THE HOLIDAYS ARE A GOOD TIME TO TRAVEL
In many parts of the country, it’s cold and the weather is terrible, so why not seek out warmer weather. Another new resort with great deals is Secrets Playa Mujeres near Cancun. Offering up to 50 percent off discounts and complimentary greens fees, Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort is perfect for couples looking to getaway to reconnect on a luxury vacation. The new Secrets Playa Mujeres is spectacular, and features white sand beaches, first class suites, seven gourmet a la carte restaurants and access to a world-class spa and golf course. The resort’s Unlimited-Luxury program offers true premium inclusions starting with all meals and drinks, accommodations and day and evening activities, meaning you just focus on that special someone in a spectacular romantic setting. It’s only ten minutes north of Cancun, but feeling worlds away in a tranquil setting that is perfect for rest and relaxation.
For More Information Visit: www.secretsresorts.com/playa-mujeres
TRAVEL SECRET FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Be prepared for anything. You want to assume your trip will be issue free, but that isn’t always the case. Be safe and plan ahead. For example, did you know that MapQuest's navigation apps provide on-demand roadside assistance? That means you can toss that membership card and instead, just pay if you need service. MapQuest is known for getting people from A to B, but because of this new, national partnership withUrgent.ly, you can feel protected without having to pay that annual membership fee.
For More Information Visit: www.mapquest.com
USING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP PLAN HOLIDAY TRAVEL
Holiday travelers can take advantage of various free travel focused apps and current data to help them get the best deals and know when the best time to book really is. Skyscanner, a travel search engine that offers free apps for flight search, hotel search and car rentals, is a great resource. They’ve analyzed a couple years of historical flight data and patterns to find some good news for last-minute Thanksgiving travelers: there’s actually an anticipated 4% price drop from the average flight ticket price this week. For those still planning end of year holiday trips, you’ll want to have the Skyscanner Flights app on hand. You can search millions of flights, and the Price Alerts tool will alert you when the price drops for your desired flight so you know you’re getting the best deal possible.
For More Information Visit: www.skyscanner.com