Freebies: Kids Fly Free to Dubai, Free Night in Myrtle Beach, & More

by  Zach Custer | Jun 16, 2010
Aerial view of Palm Island, Dubai
Aerial view of Palm Island, Dubai / AndreyPopov/iStock

This deal has expired, but be sure to check out our Top 25 deals of the week for savings on trips to destinations around the globe.

The ShermansTravel Deals team hand-picks the special breed of deals that promises free perks ? no strings attached. Emirates has set up a great family vacation offer that allows two children to fly to Dubai for free when traveling with two paying adults for flights departing from New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Houston. In addition, kids stay and eat free at over 80 hotels, and will also receive a city tour or dinner cruise and complimentary admission to popular attractions like the Dubai Aquarium, indoor skiing at the Dubai Mall, the Wild Wadi Water Park, and more. Travel is valid through September 30 and can be booked at

The Lapa Rios Ecolodge, a 1,000-acre nature reserve mixing lowland jungle with pristine beaches on the southwest coast of Costa Rica, is currently offering a family package in which kids stay and eat for free in July and August. The offer includes three meals a day with non-alcoholic drinks, round-trip transfers from Puerta Jimenez, two operated tours, and taxes and services charges. To book your family adventure for visit

Stay at the Beach Colony Resort in Myrtle Beach for three nights at regular rack rates and receive a fourth night free! Guests will also enjoy a free Vacation Member Benefits card at check-in that offers savings on restaurants, shopping, and more! Additionally, families can take advantage of the free children's summer activity program. Accommodations are valid through September 1 and can be booked at

Megabus, the low-cost express bus service in the Midwest and Northeast, has added nine new routes to and from Philadelphia, and to celebrate the occasion it is giving away 10,000 free seats! This promotion is only valid on new routes which include Atlantic City, Baltimore, Toronto, Boston, Buffalo, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and State College (Pennsylvania). Book your free seat for travel beginning July 21 and beyond using the promo code LUVPHL at

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