Thursday, June 23, 2011

Travel deals and tips from June First Coast Connect travel segment

Red Coach - luxury bus from Jax to Daytona, Orlando, Tampa
Airport or Avenues Mall round trip to Daytona - $40 ... to Orlando - $50 .... to downtown Tampa - $70 ... to Tampa airport - $70.

Hollywood and Wine Festival, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, July-Labor Day
Special Room Rates: Classic Rooms from $119.  Ocatilla, exclusive “hotel within the hotel, start at $189.  Book online at 800-950-0086.

Key West whale rescue
Add whale rescuer to your resume and get a deal on a hotel room by volunteering four hours a day to help three convalescing pilot whales at Marine Mammal Conservancy. Voluntourists get $69 (plus tax) rooms Sunday through Thursday at these Key Largo hotels:
Bayside Inn 305-451-4450
Bay Cove Motel 305-451-1686
Boatel 305-766-0871
Key West Inn 305-451-5081
Marina del Mar 305-451-4107
Contact 305-451-4774 for details.

Low rates and free gas in Orlando
With a two-night stay through August at the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, AAA Three Diamond Disney-area hotel, offers $59.99 nightly rate and $25 for gas.
"Summer Madness" Promotion other money-saving perks include buy one at regular price/get one free breakfast, and buy one at regular price/get one free dinner. Kids age 9 and younger eat from the buffet at no charge with each paying adult. To book online or for more details, visit Or call 800-999-7300 and ask for the Free Gas Card rate (based on double occupancy and does not include tax).
For deals on Amelia Island properties, go to

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