Still Not To Late to Book Last Minute Hotel for the Holidays ... If You Know Where to Look!

Dec 18, 2015
Frustrated with the soaring prices of holiday travel? Maybe you're considering giving up on plans to spend some time away over the holiday season?

Well, now you don't have to. The Deal Experts at Travelzoo Canada have managed to score a wide variety of vacation options at affordable, and often discounted, prices.

“Finding good hotel deals for Christmas or New Year’s is not quite like catching a unicorn. They (good deals) still exist,” notes Michael Duchesne, publisher for Travelzoo Canada.

Duchesne does note, however, that travel by air is going to cost extra this time of year. “Aim to vacation somewhere local,” he suggests. “But if you need to go, take the train or plan a road trip instead of a last-minute flight,” he adds.

Some Travelzoo hotel deals available this holiday season include:

One night at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel, with 2 ski lift passes (including Christmas) for $219, a savings of 33%. Sunshine Village features more than 3,300 acres of skiable terrain, ranging from gentle beginner runs to extreme, big-mountain trails and the 12-acre Rogers Terrain Park. This boutique-style hotel's amenities include casual and fine dining options, and a roster of daily activities including game and movie nights, tobogganing and snow-shoeing.

One night at the Old Mill Toronto, with premium continental breakfast for 2 and other extras (including Christmas) from $199, a savings of 47%. This CAA 4-Diamond hotel is just 15 minutes from downtown and ranked among the top Toronto hotels on TripAdvisor. Well-appointed luxury rooms and extra-spacious suites "invite romance" (Fodor's) with jetted tubs and all-season fireplaces.

One night at the Muskoka JW Marriott Resort, with $30 dining credit and $20 spa credit (including Christmas) for $179, a savings of 37%. The resort, in the heart of cottage country, was named to the 2014 Conde Nast Traveler Gold List of best hotels and resorts in Canada.

Other deals include:

Looking to head south of the border? Travelzoo U.S. deals include:

One night at the Gild Hall, a Thomspson Hotel in New York City (including Christmas) for $274, a savings of more that 70%

One night at the Acme Hotel Company Chicago (including Christmas and New Year’s) from $122, a savings of 65%

Other U.S. deals include:

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