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Fly to New York for half the price of a train ticket, gear up for the start of the sailing season in Annapolis, and save money on a spring getaway to Europe.
After we spent $286 on a roundtrip Amtrak trip from DC to New York two weeks ago, we’re excited to hear from TravelZoo that United is offering a last-minute weekend-getaway deal for flights from DC to New York with prices starting at $108. Valid for travel March 12 to 16, and passengers must purchase tickets today.
A week after President Obama signed the Tourism Promotion Bill, Skyscanner revealed that there’s been a 130-percent increase in searches for cheap flights to the US compared with last year. Skyscanner expects the US to be poised for a major tourism growth in 2010—especially in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Washington.
Those looking to bathe in the European sun should take advantage of Air France’s Spring Bargains sale. Sample roundtrip fares from DC to Paris start at $606, and one-stop flights from DC to Rome start at $814 before taxes. The deal is valid for departures March 19 to May 15.
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