It’s mid-October and if you’re anything like me, you’re likely itching to get away. The good news is that since this is the low season for travel, many airlines and tour operators have discounts going on to entice you to book now.
Many of these deals tend to wrap up in mid-late October so now is the time to book a getaway. Sure, you could wait until Black Friday to see if any other deals come up, but why wait when you can lock something down now? Here are some of the top October travel deals.
Bermuda September Splash Sale
Save up to 30% at some of Bermuda’s top hotels and resorts when you book between September 25 to October 16, 2018. The travel window is good between now and the end of April 2019 so it’s the perfect time to escape the Canadian winter. Some of the resorts offering this discount include the Fairmont Southampton which is located on Bermuda’s highest point and Aunt Nea’s Inn, a historical building which is located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a full list of participating properties, check out gotobermuda.com.
Get a free night when staying with Travelodge
Travelodge/Wyndham has one of the best hotel deals out there right now. Wyndham Rewards members will earn 15,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points when they stay twice at participating hotels in Canada. 15,000 Wyndham Rewards points are enough for a free night any hotel, condo, resort, BnB, etc. that’s in the Wyndham portfolio so there’s a lot of value with this promotion. You need to register for this deal and your stays must be completed by February 19, 2019.
15% off trekking tours in Nepal, Europe, and Colombia
Adventure travel company, G Adventures currently has a sale on their trekking tours in Nepal, Europe and Colombia. Many people know that Nepal is famous for their treks so now is the time to book if it’s always been on your bucket list. Colombia is an upcoming destination, but one of their hidden gems is the Lost City which you’ll trek to with an experienced guide. As for Europe, there are multiple countries with trekking tours including Spain, Norway and Italy. Trips must be booked by the end of October with travel dates between January 1 and December 31, 2019.
Save at Orlando theme parks
Universal Orlando resort has a special offer for Canadian residents. Get 5-Night hotel accommodations plus a 3-Park 4-Day Promo Base Ticket for as low as $99 USD per adult, per night. Canadian residents visiting Disney World can purchase 4-day base theme park tickets for as low as $316 USD plus tax which works out to just $79 USD per day. SeaWorld also has a sale on two park tickets. For $99.99 USD, you’ll get access to SeaWorld and Aquatica. For another $20 USD per day, you can add an all-day dining plan.
CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite card adds additional perks
Okay, this isn’t a true travel deal, but the CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite card is about to include additional features that are sure to appeal to travellers. As of October 15, 2018, cardholders will get a PriorityPass membership and four free airport lounge passes every year. You’ll also get mobile device insurance up to $1,000 and enhanced travel insurance. The CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite card was already on my list of the best travel credit cards in Canada, so these extra benefits are beautiful.