Happy Leap Year! We only get an extra day added to the calendar every four years, so why not make the most of it and plan a trip? Plenty of destinations around the world offer limited-time deals to celebrate the leap year, but here are a few that caught my eye.
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown is celebrating the 2020 Leap Year with limited-time exclusive offers. Guests who book a full-priced stay on Feb. 28 get a Leap Day stay for only $29. Take in the best views of Los Angeles from the 70th floor, enjoy world-class dining and more. Interested in booking this offer? Call 1-877-666-3243 or 866-782-2743 and mention code IKOTH.
Calling all basketball fans: Attend the New York Knicks versus Chicago Bulls Leap Day game at Madison Square Garden and score 10–20 percent off room rates at Hotel Pennsylvania with its Madison Square Garden promotion.
Hit the slopes for an adventurous Leap Day at Whiteface Mountain. Book the Ski. Soak. Eat. Repeat. offer and enjoy two days of lift tickets, savory meals, indoor/outdoor pools and more with a leap day stay at Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, New York.
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with Friendly Planet Travel: Cruise the Nile River, safari through Southern Africa and wander around Cappadocia. Book now through Feb. 29 for a $29 deposit, and worry about the rest later.
Celebrate leap year in style and book a leap day stay at any of the three Moxy properties and enjoy 29 percent off along with two glasses of Prosecco at check-in. Guests born on Feb. 29 will receive a free night’s stay and bottle of Prosecco.
Treat your family to an unforgettable trip to Great Wolf Lodge. For one day only, Great Wolf Lodge is offering a huge discount on stays; on Feb. 29, use code LEAPYEAR to book a stay at any property for only $29.
Orbitz is celebrating Leap Year by giving away Platinum Status and $290 Orbucks to a few lucky travelers. To enter, follow Orbitz on Instagram Feb. 24–29. Other prizes include travel perks like saving on baggage fees, airport WiFi and TSA PreCheck.
There’s no better way to spend the bonus 24 hours than traveling!
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IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
Canadian airline WestJet will now offer free COVID-19 travel insurance on eligible bookings to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations, including the United Kingdom, made on or after Sept. 18.
Creating a wellness environment in the workplace is a terrific idea, and many companies acknowledge the benefits of providing health and wellness programs to employees. However, the concept is anything but new. More than a century ago, Johnson & Johnson offered its New Jersey-based employees access to an on-site health center and a fitness center with a swimming pool and basketball court. In the 1970s, the company followed with the launch of Live for Life, an on-site wellness program with “access to behavior modification tools and education on topics like nutrition, stress management and more.”
Are you looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own refined adventure of a lifetime. You can custom order your new Volvo, tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
United Airlines is the first U.S. airline to launch a rapid COVID-19 testing program for travelers. Beginning Oct. 15, United customers traveling from San Francisco International Airport to will be able to take a rapid test at the airport or a self-collected, mail-in test before their trip.
Extend summer at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa with the Endless Summer offer. The offer includes complimentary valet parking or contact-less parking, and a daily resort $50 credit. Apply the resort credit to food and beverage service or spa treatments at Pacific Waters Spa. Or, apply it to cabana rentals or beach bonfire service.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Conrad Punta de Mita opened earlier this month as Hilton’s first-ever Conrad-branded resort in Mexico. In celebration, the Hola Conrad offer is available when booking four nights or more. Starting at $349 per night, the offer includes round-trip airport transfers; a $100 resort credit; and complimentary access to Conrad SPA’s wet areas.