Sometimes I can’t believe it but it’s already 2017. The Travel Channel has put together a list of 5 awesome insider travel deals you can get this year. These aren’t like deals you’ll see anywhere else. Take a close look, you may want to adjust your schedule and be part of this.
Get Paid to Visit the U.S. Virgin Islands
It’s true, you can get paid $300 for traveling to one of the U.S. virgin Islands. As part of the 100th anniversary commemorating the “Transfer Day,” when Denmark sold the land to the United States. All you have to do to get the $300 is book a minimum 3 night stay at any of the participating hotels from now until October 1, 2017 and you’re in. Along with the money you will get to see festivals, parades and historical culture. This is a great opportunity to see a beautiful place with breathtaking beaches and friendly people, while earning some money in the process.
Emirates Popular Companion Fares are Back
The highly ranked Emirates Airlines is offering two for one round trip tickets. This was an extremely popular deal last year and this year will be no different. One of the first deals they will offer is a Valentine’s Day special to romantic places like the Maldives, Milan and Phuket. Prices for these flights will start at just $799 for two people but they do require a 3 night stay.
Visit Canada’s National Parks All Year for FREE
Last year the U.S. national parks celebrated their 100th anniversary and this year is Canada’s 150th anniversary. In honor of this historic milestone the park service is offering Free Passes all year long to 47 national parks. All you need to do is sign up for the Discovery Pass and all through 2017 you can take advantage of these amazing travel deals.
The pass is so popular that when they started to offer it at the beginning of December the website crashed. It’s a good idea to start planning your trip now to see amazing parks like Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia.
Visit United States National Parks for FREE on Select Days
Although last year was the 100th anniversary the party hasn’t stopped yet and with that more travel deals. The parks department is still offering FREE Admission on certain days. If you love national parks or never seen any before this is the perfect time to do it. As of note, the parks department only has admission charges for 120 out the more than 400 there are. As of now there are 10 days you can get into the parks for free this year and they tend to be around federal holidays.
Have You Ever Seen Iceland? Travel on Icelandair and you can!
One of the best travel deals for an airline travel program belongs to Icelandair. As of last year the airline introduced the stopover buddy program. With this program Icelandair allows you to stay in Iceland for up to one week without paying any extra fees. But it get’s better because the program also sets you up with a buddy who will help plan a celebration like birthdays, anniversaries or even engagements. You can request one before your trip and make the proposal of your life.