All I want to know is when do I get to go to Cuba? Three cheers for the Obama administration for setting the stage for possible civilian travel to Cuba in the coming years. We’re not there yet, well not unless you’re a descendant with relatives in Cuba but hopefully the announcement this week on easing restrictions to Cuba will put American travelers on the path to visiting the historic country.
I’ve been slacking a bit on posting deals, I know, but this one is so good I had to share. Also, it has a short shelf life so time is of the essence.
Bermuda’s Fairmont Southhampton 99 Hour Sale
Rooms at the five-star Fairmont Southampton from under $99 per night. Travel now through 2010. Book on Travelocity.com/bermuda
Editor’s note: I just booked this as a surprise for my parents’ upcoming 40th wedding anniversary over July 4th weekend, so it seems there are few or no blackout dates. Hurry and book your trip now!
So Uncle Sam gifted you a huge refund and you spent it on a ticket to Coachella? NICE. After six straight months of grim economic news you’ve more than earned a chance to blow off a little steam. But don’t space out yet. There will be plenty of time for that once My Bloody Valentine starts their set.
Here are some tips to make your Coachella experience rock.
Glowing is for Glowsticks:
When I travel, I can count on having as many guidebooks as fellow travelers. That’s because I travel with the friend who loves the photo- and map-heavy guide; the one who relishes reading about our destination’s history and cultural climate; the traditionalist; and the trend-spotter. Then there’s me, a wild card who hasn’t committed to a particular publisher’s philosophy and shows up with a different book every time.
File under More Good News in Travel: Travelocity reports steep declines in Memorial Day airfares. The data show a dramatic drop in international fares for the holiday. A recent USA Today story by Marilyn Adams outlines the bargains that can be had for domestic fares.
Two key points:
- At $295, average domestic airfare is under $300 round trip
- At $610, international airfare is lower than 2005