| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:
Explore! has a weeklong walking trip in Spain's Andalusia as low as $700 per person double occupancy. For dates in 2015 the price...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Universal Orlando Resort has announced new discounts exclusively for active duty and retired members of the military.
They can get two free days at Universal parks with the purchase of a one-day, park-to-park ticket. Tickets are available until Nov. 30...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Cruises on the Great Lakes aren't terribly common, but Pearl Seas Cruises, which is in its inaugural season, has ambitious plans for 2015. Pearl Mist, the line's 210-passenger ship, will be sailing a variety of seven-, 10-, 11- and 14-night cruises, the...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:39 AM
JetBlue is offering summer deals on airfares starting at $94 each way.
Book travel by Thursday, May 21 for a Tuesday or Wednesday departure from June 3 through Sept. 25 to some hot destinations.
Fly one way from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau for $94,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:09 AM
No question, last-minute travelers can grab great deals. When hotels, resorts, cruise lines and even airlines have unused inventory, they often offer it at deep discounts — sometimes as much as 50 percent and more off original prices.
To be a...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
As assistant managing editor for features, Alice Short oversees Health, Food, Home, Travel and Fashion content for the Los Angeles Times. She has worked at the paper for more than 20 years and has edited a number of Times publications, including the Life...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Last Wednesday was National Splurge Day. And while I've spent most of my life doing anything but splurging, sometimes even a die-hard budgetista gets the urge to indulge in a bit of frivolous spending now and then — especially when it comes to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Enterprise Rent-a-Car is rolling out a weekend special after Labor Day that's good for folks planning a getaway in fall or even next spring. Compact and economy cars cost $9.99 a day. Airport locations are excluded, but this should work for those...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If you haven't bought airline tickets for Thanksgiving yet, get searching. Travel planning websites say airfares drop around Labor Day -- and those who wait until October or November could pay a lot more for their Turkey Day getaway.
It's also a time...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Los Angeles takes a page from New York City in kicking off its first Hotel Week this fall. Bargain hunters will find rooms for $200 to $300 a night at select Southern California venues that are usually priced much higher.
Despite the name, the promotion...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If you're thinking about a European river cruise, it's not too early to start shopping. Premier River Cruises offers a savings of $1,000 per person on an eight-day tour of the Netherlands and Belgium for those who reserve a cabin by the end of the month....