Children can receive 50 percent off airfare to the Cayman Islands. // © 2017 Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
Feature image (above): Celebrate summer by taking a family vacation. // © 2017 iStock
Summer is almost here, and that means family vacation planning is in full swing. Have value-minded clients looking to enjoy the soaring temperatures? Make sure they know about the following deals and discounts.
Auberge Resorts Unveil Family Experiences
Auberge Resorts Collection has introduced a new lineup of family experiences for the brand's resorts in Napa Valley, Calif.; the Caribbean; Costa Rica; Colorado; Fiji; and Mexico. Experiences include a "Family Grape Stomp" where kids can help create a special family vintage at Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley; a whale shark swim at Esperanza in Los Cabos; a two-hour sailing lesson at Nanuku in Fiji; and a garden tour at Malliouhana’s estate gardens in the Caribbean island of Anguilla. All packages are based on availability.
Kids Sail Free With Costa Cruises
Children who are booked on a European cruise with Costa Cruises this fall or winter will sail for free when they cruise as a third or fourth guest in a cabin. Additionally, families on select sailings will also receive a spending credit of up to $200 that can be used toward the onboard gift shop, shore excursions, alternative dining options and more. Youth programming on Costa Cruises includes access to Costa's Squok (kids') Club, Costa's Teen Club Junior (ages 12-14), Costa's Teen Club (ages 15-17) and an outdoor swimming pool area decorated in honor of the line's partnership with Peppa Pig.
Receive Reduced Airfare to the Cayman Islands
Kids can fly to the Cayman Islands for 50 percent off airfare rates when they accompany a paying adult on a Cayman Airways flight. The deal, which is a part of the country's Summer Only in Cayman promotion, applies to bookings made before June 30 for travel between June 1 and Sept. 4. Families will have access to other deals as well, including a fifth night free at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa; complimentary dining for kids at several other hotels, including The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman; 20 percent off admission rates at Pedro St. James Castle and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic park; and more.
Save on Charters With European Waterways
Select France and Scotland barge vacations from European Waterways include a Kids Go Free option for expanded family itineraries. The promotion gives families a 25 percent discount on the eight-passenger L'Art de Vivre or Anjodi, where two children sail for free, or the 12-passenger Spirit of Scotland or La Belle Epoque, where three children can sail free. Kids must be under the age of 18, and travel must be booked by May 30 for summer departures.