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Get Away Today Reports LIVE from the Disneyland Resort

By Kimberly Fidler 03/08/2013

Spring Break is around the corner, you can still take advantage of last minute vacation deals to the seasons most popular destinations. Jennifer Dunyon, VP of Communications for Get Away Today, appeared on morning and daytime shows throughout many of the western states to talk about Spring Break travel trends and some of the specials that are still available. Here is a sampling of what she shared with the various viewers:

Travel Trends

This Spring Break, consumers are choosing to travel! After putting off plans in 2012, Spring Break is showing a 25% increase in overall travel. Drive-to destinations are in the lead. Here are some of the popular drive-to destinations in the West:

Beach Getaways:
San Diego Vacations- If San Diego is known for one thing, it would be for gorgeous beaches! Choose from 70 miles of pristine coastline. Stay on the popular Mission Bay or Hotel Circle and save with our exclusive extra night free specials and reduced rates.

Carlsbad- Carlsbad is a hot up-and-coming beach destination and was recently voted "One of the top family beaches in the US.” Packages for 2 nights at the amazing Sheraton Resort Carlsbad start at only $712 for a family of four. Also, the gorgeous Cassara Carlsbad, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is offering an exclusive 4th Night Free on select dates with Get Away Today!

Huntington Beach- “Surf City USA”- Choose from two beautiful resorts located right on the beach - the Waterfront Beach Resort Hilton Huntington Beach and the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. The Hyatt and Hilton are amazing! Packages for 2 nights for 2 adults start at $528 and include an excursion to Catalina Island for the day. The Hyatt is also offering a 4th Night Free during Spring Break!

Theme Parks: What’s driving Spring Breakers to Disneyland is the new Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park. If you want to take your family to the Disneyland Resort, you'll want to book quickly. This destination fills up the quickest as it’s the most popular. Save the most with Extra Night Free Specials, Free Breakfasts and Free Parking and our exclusive Disneyland Resort tickets that are discounted, include an early morning entry, and a $10 ESPN Downtown Disney Gift Card.

Also, new to the Disneyland Resort this year are exclusive Limited Time Magic Experiences that are popping up and disappearing year-round at the Disneyland Resort. Special celebrations, entertainment and more will be taking place throughout the year, so there will always be something new to experience. Plus, opening March 12 is the all-new Fantasy Faire, which is an enchanting extension of Fantasyland. Here you’ll be able to mix and mingle with all of your favorite Disney Princesses. Enjoy the Royal Theatre and stroll through the village.

For other popular travel destinations, check out our brand new website getawaytoday.com! We specialize in all of your favorite travel destinations including:

Hollywood- Hollywood has recently undergone extensive improvements in the areas most visited by tourists. You’ll love the enhancements along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and maybe glance a celebrity or two! We have packages at the Beverly Garland Hotel that offer a 4th night free.

Las Vegas- A year round popular destination. Spring Break is no exception. With so many hotels, you’re always bound to score a last minute deal!

San Francisco- Spring Break is a great time to beat the summer tourist rush in San Francisco. You can typically save 20-30% over summer rates.

Scottsdale, AZ- Spring is beautiful in Scottsdale. You’ll enjoy fabulous weather, great shopping, dining and can also take in some spring baseball.

Ski Vacation Packages- With ski season wrapping up, Spring Break allows for some of the final days of skiing. Enjoy warmer weather, tons of snow and tons of travel deals. Take advantage of “Kids Ski Free” packages and reduced lift tickets at the popular Snowbasin Resort in Ogden, Utah (#1 Ski Town in America, ranked by Powder magazine).

No matter where your Spring Break plans take you, make sure Get Away Today helps you get there!

Check out these other great blog articles:

Spring Break Deals LIVE from Cars Land (as seen on Good Things Utah)
Save $100 on the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Tickets: 5 Days for the Price of 3
Spring Break Travel Tips as seen on USA Today


Kimberly Fidler