Thanksgiving Travel Deals and Details
Thanksgiving is a holiday weekend and some of us might be unwilling to spend all our time at home, so here is a wonderful option to chill out and visit places. Here's a glimpse of the deals for hotels, airfare, and restaurants across United States.
Travelocity (tel. 888/872-8356; www.travelocity.com) has an airfare special for roundtrip flights for $199 or less that the company is calling "Oh, the Places You Can Go." Sample routes include Cleveland-St. Louis $103, Dallas-Miami $183, Detroit-Los Angeles $183, Memphis-Atlanta $71; Chicago-San Antonio $172 -- but there dozens more.
- Continental Airlines (tel. 800/523-3273; www.continental.com) is offering a special sale on travel November 18-24, and again December 16-January 5. Typically, these are time periods when blackout dates apply to many fare sales. This is not for the light of wallet, however: the deal is for business class fares.
- Hotels.com (tel. 800/246-8357; www.hotels.com) is featuring Thanksgiving travel in its "thanksgiving deals-a-plenty" with hotel prices reduced in a number of cities large and small across the United States. Buffalo's Adam's Mark Hotel is priced from $119, the Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, WY, is priced from $119.85, and the Radisson Hotel Manchester in New Hampshire is priced from $124.00.
The Lenox Hotel (tel. 800/225-7676; www.lenoxhotel.com) has an offer for $299 per room, per night, based on double occupancy, available for Thanksgiving Day that includes deluxe accommodations, Thanksgiving dinner for two at the hotel's award-winning restaurant Azure, and breakfast as well.
Royal Sonesta Hotel (tel. 800/SONESTA; www.sonesta.com), located in Cambridge just across the Charles River, is offering a rate of $179 for the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Video games, both wired and wireless Internet, access to the hotel's pool and health club are a few of the amenities available.
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel (tel. 800/621-8140; www.millenniumhotels.com) is offering a Holiday Shopping package, valid November 1 - December 30. Located on the Magnificent Mile, the hotel is close to Bloomingdale's and many other stores. The overnight packages start at $199 per room, including shopping discount cards. The hotel's bistro, NiX, plans a delicious Thanksgiving buffet available from noon to 9p.m.
- New York
For information on restaurants, hotels in New York, it's useful to start at NYC's Visitor's Site (tel. 800/NYC-VISIT; www.nycvisit.com)
Hotel Pennsylvania (tel. 800/223-8585; www.hotelpenn.com) offers a no. of special deals on its website throughout Thanksgiving. The Shopper's Special Package gives guests discounts at a number of stores, including Macy's, Skechers, Crouch & Fitzgerald, etc. The hotel also offers a 4-for-3 package. Pay for three nights and get the fourth night free. You can call the hotel to book, or use this page. The shopper's package availability during Thanksgiving week costs about $299 per night. Tocqueville(tel. 212/647-1515; www.tocquevillerestaurant.com) known for its Thanksgiving dinner will be open Thanksgiving Day from 12p.m to 10p.m.For more information, just click here.