Believe it or not, summer is right around the corner. You may be sniffling from spring allergies now, but Memorial Day will be here before you know it, bringing warm temperatures, shortened work days, and summer vacations. Don't let the season sneak up on you; take advantage of the many early bird specials out there and book your summer travel now.
The 4-star Grand Lucayan Bahamas Resort, located on the Bahamas' Grand Bahama Island, is the closest Caribbean resort to the U.S.'s East Coast at just 75 miles from Florida. Book a stay at this beach resort for the summer (starting June 1) and pay $99 per night, saving you 45 percent on spring rates at the same property. Enjoy 15 on-site restaurants and bars, along with three pools, two golf courses, a spa, a fitness center, water sports, a tennis center, and more amenities that the whole family can enjoy. A three-night minimum stay is required for this Early Bird Bonus; use the promo code "EBB" when booking.
Want to spend your summer vacation on the island of Manhattan instead? Book a room at the Hotel Belleclaire in New York City's upscale Upper West Side. This historic hotel is celebrating its 110th anniversary with rooms for $110 per night, a savings of over 50 percent on its usual summer fares. This flash sale is only available to book for 12 hours, from noon to midnight on April 19 – so mark your calendars, and get ready to save big on a Big Apple escape. Call 877-468-3522 on April 19 and mention the "Belleclaire Birthday" promotion.
Once school's out, win Parent of the Year by taking your kids to Disney World. Stay at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa – a 4-star hotel inside of the Walt Disney World Resort – for just $119 per night. Plus, with this Summer Escape Special, you'll receive a $50 hotel credit if you stay two nights, $75 for three nights and $100 for four nights or longer, which you can use at the eight on-site restaurants and bars. No matter how long you stay, kids 12 and under always enjoy a free buffet breakfast each morning.
Or, escape far away from home with a summertime European adventure. Visit Madrid, Spain's vibrant and historic capital, and stay at the 4-star Hotel Praga Madrid for just $62 per night, a 20 percent savings (you must stay two nights or longer and book at least 15 days in advance). The hotel is just minutes from some of the city's major attractions, like the world-famous Prado Museum and Reina Sofia National Centre of Art, and the new Caja Magica sports complex. Or, head to the majestic Greek Isles and stay at the Paros Agnanti Hotel, a 4-star property nestled on the beach on stunning Paros Island, for just $81 per night this summer.
So don't delay – book your summer vacation now, and forget about stressing later.