Take off to sunny Palm Springs over high-demand dates -- including Valentine's Day and some weekends -- and stay at a 4-star resort for 40% off current rates. Unwind at the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa for $137 (US$139) per night over the following dates:
For $20 (US$20) more per night, upgrade to a room with an additional 200 square feet of space.
All guestrooms underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation this fall. Private balconies give sweeping views of snow-capped mountains and the resort's 45 acres of well-manicured gardens.
Note: The resort charges an additional US$28 daily resort fee, which covers self-parking, fitness classes, Wi-Fi, local calls, bottled water, resort bicycles and golf bag storage.