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Sizzling Summer Savings for Quick Getaways by Kathy Buckworth


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My round up of some of the best deals for a quick getaway this summer.  While rates and dates are subject to change, here are some terrific websites and places to check out for some super summer savings, right now.

President’s Choice Financial launched their PCTravel service for PCMastercard holders only. Besides great rates, you get double the PCPoints, and there are always special bonus options available too.  Top destinations for a short getaway right now are Las Vegas, Cancun, Nassau, Montego Bay, Florida, New York City, Phoenix, Scottsdale and California, depending on your departure city.  Go to and click on “Search For Deals”.  To apply for a PCMastercard, go to

Air Transat last minute deals are easy to search on their Last Minute Sun Packages page. The closer to the departure date, the more you save.  Besides great deals on sun packages though, you should check out their extensive summer Europe flight list. Destinations include Prague, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Paris, Athens, Venice, and many more.  Visit and click on “Vacation Packages”.

Disney has some great summer deals through their travel partners.  Book a Disney Dream Vacation through Air Canada Vacations and take advantage of their Walt Disney World Resort Free Dine Offer.  Book until August 7th for travel from August to December 21st. Visit

Club Med has terrific summer deals on at many of their resorts. Best rates are for a seven day stay, versus a long weekend.  Adults can book from $1899 a person (kids $1299) which includes airfare, accommodation, meals, drinks, Kids Clubs and activities.  Check out Martinique, Cancun, Guadeloupe, and Punta Cana, which recently launched its Cirque du Soleil  “Creactive” feature.  Travel between June 23rd and August 21st. Visit

Half Moon Bay in Montego Bay, Jamaica always has packages on offer.  Save up to 40% on their Summer Getaway deals; great for couples, or the whole family.  Visit

Kathy Buckworth

Author, I Am So The Boss Of You (Random House)
Family & Travel Expert, CBC’s Steven & Chris Show
Travel Expert, How She Travels, on Sirius/XM What She Said
Chief Family Advisor, President’s Choice Financial & PC Plus

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