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Traveling, even with your whole family, doesn't need to cost a fortune. If you're looking to cut down on your travel costs this year, consider the following tips:
Travel with other families and split the cost
With a two or three bedroom condo, usually with a sleeper sofa in the living area perfect for younger kids, travel costs can be shared between families.
Travel close to home
Who says you have to board a plane or drive for days to get to your vacation destination? Why not plan a vacation an hour or two from home? Just getting a change of scenery could be just what you need.
Skip dining out, and prepare meals in
Dining out can be a significant budget-killer & can make travel prohibitive. Get a unit with a full kitchen, pack a cooler, or hit the local grocery stores, and you can avoid spending more on food than you would if you had stayed home.
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The kids will have time off from school, so why not take advantage and plan a holiday your family will never forget? These timeshare units may be large enough for the whole family.
Marriott's Canyon Villas at Desert Ridge ()
in Phoenix, Arizona, you can pursue every imaginable activity from golfing to spa to fine dining, and discover a new dimension in relaxation. Two-bedroom Christmas week available for just $2,000; Two bedroom New Years weeks available from $2,800 - $3,000.
Cypress Pointe () in Orlando, Florida, just a stone's throw from the Orlando theme parks, offers beautiful one-bedroom deluxe hotel rooms and two- and three-bedroom timeshare suites. Stay 7 - 10 days at Christmas for $1,125 - $1,800.
Sunterra Resorts Powhatan Plantation () in Williamsburg, Virginia is a historic beauty on 256 acres. Christmas-time at Williamsburg is an experience not-to-be-missed. Two-bedroom Christmas week available for $995, or stay the week before Christmas for 1,513 RedWeek Exchange Points.
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The Westin Kierland Villas
The past meets the present at The Westin Kierland Villas, located
on 10 acres within the exclusive Kierland master-planned community
just outside Scottsdale, Arizona.
One-bedroom premium and deluxe villas are elegantly appointed,
accommodating four guests. These units have fully equipped kitchens
with a microwave/convection oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal,
stove, and granite countertops. The Master bedroom features a king
size Westin Heavenly bed, 27" flatscreen TV, and a jetted whirlpool
tub. The living/dining room is equipped with a queen size sleeper
sofa, a 32" flatscreen cable TV, DVD player, and dining area. Units
also have a washer & dryer, private patio or balcony, and
complimentary wireless Internet access.
Weeks available from
$629 - $6,000;
Christmas week availability from $1,200
Buy a week starting at just $3,500
"We loved the Westin Kierland Villas. Villas are beautiful and spacious. Pools and grounds were wonderful. Enjoyed using the resort's pools, lazy river and spa which are available to villa guests. Kierland Commons was within walking distance which provided 12 restaurants and 50 high end retailers. Gorgeous mountain and golf course views. Grocery & Target nearby. A perfect family vacation for Spring Break, Christmas or Thanksgiving."
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