Not a bargain this time, but ALWAYS a good value for your hard earned money. You can count on the weather, the hospitality and quality food in Jamaica.
The Montego Bay airport is large, modern and well run. Once through security, your tour package shuttles will pick you up and deliver you to your selected hotels.
Beaches in Ocho Rios are gorgeous.
Montego Bay is just a few miles and a short shuttle from the airport.
Negril is known for its popular beaches and nightlife.
And on a personal note, our last family vacation (2015) was to the
Hilton Rose Hall in Jamaica. A family-friendly hotel with great food, activities and a small but nicely groomed beach.
Start your research here,
Screenshot from Redtag.ca Prices and availability subject to change.
With the school holidays starting late and going into January this year, a lot of people are looking for a post-Christmas getaway. There isn’t a lot of deep discounts out there. You can expect to pay between $1500 and $2500 for most hot beach vacations. The good news is that most are all-inclusive and most with Sunwing and Air Transat do offer direct flights.
So, if your significant other is just too hard to buy for or a trip browsing the mall gives you panic attacks, this might be the perfect solution.
Give a luggage tag with the destination written on it, as your gift under the tree, then pack and enjoy the trip together just a few days later.
I’ve spied these options at
Screenshots from retag.ca on December 8th. Prices and availability subject to change
Here’s the ‘big picture’ post-Christmas holiday price grid. It will give you some of the options still available to book. The prices DO include taxes.
The handy price comparison grid from RedTag.ca
Air Canada has a couple of
last minute luxury getaways still available. Each is around $2000 per person.
Screenshot from December 8th. Prices and availability subject to change.
Looking for a Christmas/school break getaway. Here’s about the best value package I can find from Winnipeg. It’s with Air Transat, includes direct flight, 4+ star hotel and is all inclusive.
direct link to the hotel itself. Do check out the resort and make certain it’s the vacation you’re after. Price alone should never be the ultimate decision factor.
You can book on-line, or with any travel agent you choose. Screen shot and bargain were found at
www.TripCentral.ca this time.
If you need a hotel at the Winnipeg Airport before your beach getaway, consider the
Courtyard Marriott. It’s my favourite and right at the terminal. Very convenient.
Screenshot from Tripcentral.ca
How does a January jaunt to St. Petersburg/Tampa Bay, Florida sound? It’s direct from Winnipeg. You’ll escape the bitter cold of January.
What if it cost just $845 per person an included a car for a week?
Even better with a beachfront resort? Yes & Yes! Check out this bargain from
Size matters? Nah, in travel, it’s the DATES that matter.
Check out this last minute deal to Varadero, Cuba, from Winnipeg.
Screenshot, Nov 25th at www.redtag.ca
Same vacation package, but over the holidays.