Fun holiday travel packages

Travel makes a great holiday gift or new holiday tradition for smaller families and singles; knowing the best packages makes it affordable

Hilton Omni on Amelia Island

WASHINGTON,  November 28, 2015  – Singles and smaller families, or larger families living far apart, are finding holiday travel a great way to celebrate the season and their family in new environments that allow for new discoveries.

Here are a few warm weather destinations that will have everyone wistful for the site of snow – until their toes hit the warm beach sand and surf.

Hilton Sandestin Beach, the largest full-service beachfront resort hotel on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, is offering a 72-hour sale with 30 percent off the best available rates from Monday to Wednesday for two-night stays between Dec. 20 and Feb. 29, 2016. Visit or call 850-267-9500 to book a stay.

Hilton Sandestin Resort - promotional image
Hilton Sandestin Resort – promotional image

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is offering 25 percent off its best available rates from midnight Friday through 11:59 p.m. Monday for stays from Dec. 11 to Jan. 17, 2016. Visit or call 877-890-7444.

Scrub Island Resort promotional image
Scrub Island Resort promotional image

At Plantation on Crystal River, a hidden gem on Florida’s Nature Coast and one of the few places in North America where you can legally swim and interact with West Indian manatees, guests can book a two-night stay for two, including a manatee tour and daily breakfast for $250. For more information, visit and to book your stay call 352-795-4211.

Plantation on Crystal River - promotional image
Plantation on Crystal River – promotional image

The early bird catches the worm at the Shores Resort & Spa, the only beachfront AAA Four-Diamond property in Central Florida. The resort is offering a 25 percent discount for the first 50 bookings on Cyber Monday, with 20 percent off for the rest of the day. Stays are good for 12 months, excluding special events. Call 386-322-7248 and visit

Shores Resort - promotional image
Shores Resort – promotional image

Richard Petty Driving Experience will offer its three-lap ride-along experience in a 600HP NASCAR-style stock car starting at just $59 through Jan. 3, 2016. For tracks and date availability and to purchase, visit or call 800-237-3889.


Northeast Florida’s Amelia Island is offering shoppers a chance to experience the recently named Top 10 U.S. Island as voted by Conde Nast Traveler readers at discounted rates this Cyber Monday.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation is offering a special $129 per night rate for a deluxe ocean view guestroom through Jan. 31, 2016 online at


Travelers booking at Amelia Hotel at the Beach get the fourth night free when booking three nights for Monday through Jan. 31, 2016.

The Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island-Historic Harbor Front Hotel is offering 20 percent off rates for travel Sunday through Thursday when booking online at or by calling the hotel direct at 904-491-4911. Mention code PKG.

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