Splurges Vs Steals Travel

Splurge: Pelican Grand Beach Resort $1900* 
12th floor 'Sky Suite' Penthouse

  • 1,100 sq ft balcony
  • Rooftop Shower
  • Sunning Area
  • Microsilk Tub with Cromatherapy and Light Therapy (on outdoor rooftop)
  • Private Dining Room and Living Room
  • State of the Art Marble Steam Shower
  • Exclusive Elevator
  • Wet Bar
  • Stocked Nespresso
  • Stocked Refreshments and Snacks

Swedish owned Pelican Grand Beach Resort's Sky Suite is a private paradise and a true jewel of the beach, as it touts the most amazing views (bar none) and the largest outdoor space on the water.

Offered through by-owner website SellMyTimeshareNow.com

Rental amenities vary but can include:

  • Studio, 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms with king sized beds.
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Balconies with stunning views
  • Fireplaces
  • Large bathrooms, complete with soaking tubs
  • A full array of concierge services
  • On-site 5-star restaurants
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Fitness Centers
  • Full service Spas

The Marriott Vacation Club features some of the best resorts that can be found anywhere in the world, many of which reside in popular vacation destinations such as Aruba, Hawaii, Las Vegas, and Florida. Marriott timeshares are considered the highest end accommodations in each of their many resorts and, if booked directly though Marriott, these units can go at a pretty hefty fee. SellMyTimeshareNow.com offers a remarkable way to enjoy these posh suites and villas at a reduced price. Each timeshare rental listing offered in their inventory has been placed there by private members, meaning there are no “admin fees” or commissions, the price you see is the price you pay. Savings of up to 70% off resort pricing has been found on SellMyTimeshareNow.com, and right now nightly rates as low as $141 for a 1-bedroom suite can be found.

Hard Rock Hotels ‘Amplified’ package 
available at all 23 Hotels around the world 
(including Florida locations in Orlando, Tampa and Hollywood
from now until December 31st, 2016


  • Personalized VIP memorabilia tour and behind the scenes look at priceless pieces from Hard Rock’s legendary collection of 80,000+ items (largest music memorabilia collection in the world)
  • Pre-reserved Fender guitar, complete with floor amp and headphones ready upon arrival as part of the brand’s signature The Sound of Your Stay® music amenity program 
  • Collectible pin and limited edition hat featuring the “I Got Plugged In @ Hard Rock Hotels” tagline

Rome - James Bond Tour
  • 1 day tour of Rome 
  • Tour Rome city center vis your choice of super car i.e. Ferrari or Lamborghini (see the Colosseum, Castle of the Holy Angel, St Peter's Basilica)
  • Tour Cinecittà Italy's version of Hollywood Studios 
  • Enjoy a VIP dinner at Antica Pesa the famous Roman restaurant where Daniel Craig and Monica Belluci had dinner while filming Spectre

    DC Hotel Family Package

    Package Includes:
    • Executive King Suite Accommodations
    • Complimentary Breakfast for our Melrose Munchkins 12 & Under (2 max)
    • 50% Off Valet Parking
    • 10% Off Food & Beverage at our Hotel Outlets

    Amenities Include: 
    • 24-hour Business Center
    • Complimentary WiFi
    • Fitness center

    Situated along a picturesque stretch of the Potomac River, Georgetown is one of Washington DC's most distinctive neighborhoods, and home to historic landmarks, sophisticated boutiques and a wide array of shopping, gourmet dining, sidewalk cafes and charming sightseeing. The DC Hotel Family Package from the Melrose Hotel is an exclusive way to enjoy DC and all that our fabulous hotel has to offer combined with Executive Suite accommodations, luxury amenities and special savings. Book now, all Washington, DC vacation packages are subject to availability. Available to book through March 27, 2016.

    Ortensia Blu Italian Adventures
    August 28-September 3​, 2016

    • Rare photo workshop with Emmy Award winning TV producer and travel and nature photographer Lisa Densmore Ballard 
    • Exploring, dining, and photographing the Veneto region of Italy 
    • Coffee Table Book of the Best Photographs from the tour upon arrival home 
    • 6 Nights of Hotel 
    • Transportation to and from Venice Marco Polo Airport 
    • All Meals and Activities 

    AAA Hot Deals

    • receive 15% off our booking 
    • newly remodeled rooms
    • oceanfront view
    • great nearby dining like Seasons 52, Capital Grille, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
    • luxury shopping and dining at Los Olas Blvd
    A refreshing new look Courtyard by Marriott presents a premiere choice for families, couples, and business travelers to take in all of Ft. Lauderdale. Explore Las Olas Boulevard and an array of dining experiences, world class shopping, and entertainment venues day or night. Contemporary accommodations featuring scenic sights of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and Intracoastal Waterways with ceiling to floor window views.

    Montage to Moab Package 

    • 2 day all inclusive guided day excursions
    • up to 8 people
    • private charter plane to Moab airport
    • bike 18 mile loop (bike and helmet included)
    • lunch (provided) overlooking Arches National Park

    An authentic yet refined mountain retreat located less than five minutes from Park City’s celebrated Main Street, and an easy 40‐minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, Montage Deer Valley offers unrivaled ski‐in / ski‐out access to one of America’s best ski resorts, the largest spa in Utah, five inspired dining options including a pub with its own bowling alley, along with amazing year‐round activities including hiking, mountain biking, golf, outdoor concerts, and fly‐fishing.

    Steal - Pier House Resort & Spa Key West $289*

    Midweek Mania Package
    Sundays through Wednesdays
    • Book any three nights during the week, and receive 50% off accommodations your third night
    • 142 Luxury Waterfront Rooms and Suites, most with Private Balconies
    • Private White Sand Beach
    • Heated Outdoor Pool with Ocean View
    • The only full service spa in Key West
    Originally built in 1968 as a haven for artists and writers, the iconic Pier House Resort & Spa is a peaceful oasis on the sparkling Gulf of Mexico. Our beautiful waterfront resort features a private white sand beach, an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, four restaurants and bars, and a peaceful spa. A sanctuary of relaxation and adventure, Pier House is truly a Key West original, a place where you can embrace the laid-back Key West vibe, gaze into the crystal-clear blue ocean, and escape everyday life.

    Luxury Package

    • 3 nights in the luxury Dedari or Rejang suite
    *The Dedari Suite is downstairs with private plunge pool, semi-outdoor bath with an oversized terrazzo/mosaic tub, whereas the Rejang Suite is upstairs with wood flooring, with ocean view, private dining area and spa area with a beautiful oversized round tub.
    • Experience an Aphrodisiac Picnic in Bed at the private moonlit beach under the stars 
    • Transfer in and out by private car
    • Welcome relaxation foot and shoulder massage.
    • Daily breakfast of your choice wherever your heart feels (bed, pool, garden, etc).
    • Daily high-tea with local delicacies (from4:30pm until 6:00pm). 

     * Rates may vary based on location and package customization

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