Ahhh, the “you crazy kids!” feeling that is Christmas in July. Since the 1800’s we North Americans have been guffawing at the playful mix up that only comes when you take the image of a jolly man on a sleigh in the middle of a heatwave. Hilarious!
But the fact that “Chrismas in July” has also come to mean seasonal savings six months before they usually arrive, is a real reason to rejoice.
Especially if it means travel deals. We’ve rounded up a few travel deals for you to take advantage of, and destinations perfect for getting in the holiday cheer.
Hot Deals from Expedia
Expedia has a Christmas in July Sale going on now. Until July 19th,you can save as much as 50% off packages to select cities. Visit the sites and see what coupons are being offered, on hotel and package deals, which are in addition to already discounted deals.
Visit North Pole, New York
North Pole, New York is home to America’s first theme park, Santa’s Workshop. You’ll find storybook characters, elves, reindeer and, of course, Santa.
Book the Christmas in July package. It includes:
- Dinner with Santa
- Admission to Santa’s Workshop
- Commemorative Reindeer Shoe
- Candy from Santa’s Candy Maker
- Toys Made by your child With Woody
- Family Candle
- Stuffed Animal and Stocking
- Character Breakfast at Mother Hubbard’s restaurant
Santa’s Workshop is located 20 minutes from Lake Placid, which offers hotel and resort options for your stay. Learn more.
Find Santa in Santa Claus, Indiana
Visit America’s Christmas hometown and what better time than in July! You’ll find family fun at Frosty’s Fun Centre, or enjoy the day at the outdoor waterpark Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari. There are also parks, museums and gift shops to explore
Vacation in Fiji
Okay so this isn’t about Christmas so much, but you know what you really want wrapped up and put under the tree – a trip to Fiji. How about a beachfront villa at Vomo Resort Fiji, a private island paradise? There’s a spa, kids programmes and endless aqua waters … what more could you ask for anytime of the year?
What do you want for Christmas this July?! Stay tuned for more great travel deals on the blog.
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