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Travel Deals to Book Now: 20 Percent Off Galapagos Expedition Cruises, Plus Summer Discounts From Expedia

Flexible flight, hotel, and cruise deals to jump on now—even if you plan to travel later.
Seabourn Sojourn
Courtesy Seabourn

If you still don't have your summer travel plans in order, it's not too late. Travelers can book upcoming cruises with major deals from luxury lines like Seabourn, Hurtigruten, and Holland America Line. If you'd rather take a low-key staycation, there's summer discounts to take advantage of from Expedia, Hyatt, and Graduate Hotels, the latter of which offers maximalist properties near universities around the country (and the U.K.). Below, our list of the best summer travel deals to book now before they sell out. 

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Cruise deals

Seabourn is offering Veranda Suite upgrades on select voyages 

Seabourn kicked off “The Sail Away Event” with offers on select voyages sailing between October 2022 and November 2023 including the line's two new luxury expedition ships the Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit. Now through August 31, 2022, guests can enjoy complimentary Veranda Suite upgrades and reduced deposits in select markets. Guests booking in the U.S. and Canada can take advantage of a reduced deposit from $500 or $2,000 for Expedition voyages. 

Save up to 20 percent on select Hurtigruten cruises

Wave season may be over but that hasn't stopped Hurtigruten from offering a major discount on select cruises: through June 29, you can save up to 20 percent and get up to $1,000 in air credit per person on itineraries in Antarctica, the Galapagos, Iceland, Norway, and more. Join the MS Fridtjof Nansen as it travels between Iceland and Western Greenland for 16 days for $10,577 per person, plus $500 in air credit to cover your flights to Reykyavik, or explore Central America's Pacific Coast for nine days on the MS Roald Amundsen for just $4,150 per person, plus $500 in air credit. There are tons of impressive itineraries included in the sale, which you can check out on Hurtigruten's dedicated deal page

Take 50 percent off select voyages with Holland America Line 

Holland America Line is celebrating the return of its full fleet for the first time since the pandemic began with up to 50 percent off select cruises throughout 2022 and 2023, as well as $50 of onboard credit per guest and deposits reduced by 50 percent. Travelers can take an 11-day cruise up the Atlantic Coast starting at $479 or enjoy a 7-day Western Mediterranean voyage from Italy to Spain starting at $799. This celebratory sale includes cruises nearly every corner of the globe, from Alaska to the Caribbean, Northern Europe, Mediterranean, Panama Canal, Hawaii, Antarctica, Australia, and more. Cruises must be booked by June 30 to take advantage of the offerings. 

Train deals 

Plan ahead to save big bucks on future train travel.

Rocky Mountaineer

Save big on Rocky Mountaineer travel in 2022 and 2023 

If you've been thinking about booking a train trip on the Rocky Mountaineer, now is the time. The Final Call Promotion saves $150 per person or $300 per couple. The Rocky Mountaineer's season ends in October (exact dates vary by route), so plan for summer or early fall trips. If you prefer to plan even further ahead, couples can save $800 on select dates with the All Aboard 2023 Travel Promotion. Book by August 31, 2022, to save on 2023 trips. 

Car rental deals

Under-25s get certain rental fees waived at Hertz 

Under 25 years old and looking to take a road trip this summer? Save on car rental costs with Hertz, which is waiving its $19-per-day Young Driver fee if you sign up for the rental company's free loyalty program. With Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, at the intro level, you'll earn points as you rent and can use those points for free day rentals, plus get a free additional driver and skip stopping at the counter for pick-up and drop-off.

Hotel deals

The beach at Villa La Valencia

Villa La Valencia Beach Resort & Spa

Get Your Fourth Night Free at Villa La Valencia in Los Cabos

If you're thinking about heading to Los Cabos, Mexico for a summer vacation, we've got you covered. When you book a three night stay, you can get your fourth night free at Valencia Beach Resort & Spa. Now through July 8, travelers can take advantage of this deal on trips booked through December 19, 2022. Enjoy the oceanfront infinity pool, luxury spa, and nearby lazy river. Use code 4NFREE to get the deal. 

Score 30 percent off Graduate Hotel stays this summer

If you missed Graduate Hotel's 30-hour $30 summer stay sale, never fear. You may not be able to score a room for $30, but you can get 30 percent off any stay with the code MORESUMMER now through July 31. And there are plenty of spots to choose from, whether you're a parent taking a summer college tour road trip with stops in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or Tempe, Arizona, or a traveler looking for a quirky option in the middle of the action. Be sure to check out the brand's latest launch on Roosevelt Island between Manhattan and Queens in New York City or the international properties in Oxford and Cambridge in England.

Inside the luxe bathroom at Eden Roc Cap Cana

Courtesy Eden Roc at Cap Cana

Last-minute deals up to 35 percent off on Expedia

Expedia always offers a running list of last-minute deals on its site—but be prepared to act fast, since they move pretty quickly and only apply to travel within the next two weeks. Right now, discounted properties include the Eden Roc Cap Cana in Punta Cana, the Fairlane in Nashville, and The Knickerbocker Hotel in New York City.  You'll find even more last-minute deals with hotel stays up to 35 percent off in destinations like Miami, Las Vegas, Aruba, and more. 

Take up to 15 percent off Hyatt stays in the D.C. area

For those looking to book a last-minute summer trip or staycation, more than 20 Hyatt hotels in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia are offering 10 to 15 percent off now through July 31, 2022, with the code MONUMENT. Washington D.C.–area hotels like the Thompson Washington D.C., Park Hyatt, and Grand Hyatt are an ideal place to stay while exploring some of the nation's landmarks, world-class museums, and incredible restaurants. This deal is redeemable for stays through September 6, 2022. 

Save up to 15 percent on Hyatt stays in Canada

Looking to explore the Great White North this summer? Select Hyatt hotels across the country—including The Anndore House and the Park Hyatt Toronto, freshly opened after a four-year renovation—are offering 15 percent off summer stays. To get in on the sale, valid on travel now through September 6, just use code 15OFF between now and July 31. And if you're wondering what to do when you get there, we have a coast-to-coast guide to the best new things to do in Canada