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How to Save Big on USA Summer Travel + Win American Express Gift Cards!

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The United States of America is one of the biggest and most diverse countries on the planet. From exciting city sites and nightlife, to gorgeous National Parks, beautiful sandy beaches, and thrilling amusement parks, America has a lot to offer. Make the most of a vacation in the States with exclusive travel discounts. Read on to learn how to save big on USA summer travel, and get a chance to win American Express gift cards to help pay your way.

How to Save Big on USA Summer Travel

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Save big on USA summer travel with Daily Getaways

For incredible discounts on USA summer travel, check out This annual promotion is hosted by the U.S. Travel Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage travel to and within the United States. New exclusive travel deals post every weekday at 1 pm Eastern April through mid-May each year.

Book this deal on to save hundreds of dollars on a Loews Hotel stay ~ How to Save Big on USA Summer Travel

Book this deal on to save hundreds of dollars on a Loews Hotel stay

Residents of the U.S and Canada (besides Quebec) can take advantage of some really sweet Daily Getaways discounts. For example, book a deeply discounted stay at such dreamy digs as Wyndham, MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment, and Loews Hotels. Love theme parks? Save up to 50 percent on three SeaWorld parks, your choice of Busch Gardens parks, or tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort. You could also get up to half-off your Hertz or Alamo car rental. Go to to check out this week’s deals and lock in your savings!

This deal from Busch Gardens will thrill theme park lovers ~ How to Save BIG on USA Summer Travel

This deal from Busch Gardens will thrill theme park lovers

Win American Express gift cards at the next #KidsNTrips Twitter Party

To help with your USA summer travel plans, the U.S. Travel Association is giving away $100 American Express gift cards. Two two lucky winners will be awarded the prizes at the next #KidsNTrips Twitter Party. Put that money toward Las Vegas show tickets, surf lessons in Surf City USA, a delectable meal in New York City, or whatever you wish.

No RSVP is necessary. The prize winner will be announced after the party once we’ve confirmed participant eligibility.

Who: @lajollamom, @jenleo, @TravelMamas and @dailygetaways

Special Guests: @FindingDebra2 (from and @pointswithacrew (from

When: Thursday, April 20 at 9:30 am PT/12:30 pm ET

Where: On Twitter using the hashtag #KidsNTrips

Prizes: Win one of two American Express $100 gift cards

Looking forward to chatting with you Thursday on Twitter!

Special thanks to our sponsor, the U.S. Travel Association. No purchase is necessary to win a prize. See Twitter party prize full terms and conditions.

About Colleen Lanin

Colleen Lanin is the founder/editor-in-chief of As the author of her book, "The Travel Mamas' Guide," she teaches parents not only how to survive a trip with children, but also how to love exploring the world with their offspring. Her stories have appeared online and in print for such outlets as the "Today" show,, Parenting Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Expedia, San Diego Family Magazine, and more. Colleen gives tips on television, radio, and as a public speaker. She has a master’s degree in business administration with a background in marketing. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two kids.

  1. http://robin%20rue says

    Wow, great deals! I am always looking to save some money – especially on travel.

  2. http://Stacie%20@%20Divine%20Lifestyle says

    That is so awesome! I love the tips, and I love the giveaway. I can always use the extra green!

  3. http://Jen%20Rattie says

    Boom! I love to travel, especially when I can do it on the cheap. Thanks for the discounts AND the awesome giveaway.

  4. http://Lisa%20Favre says

    My husband and I are thinking of taking a mini road trip and we’re still deciding on a location. Saving money is our biggest priority so I’m happy I came along your post today.

  5. http://Pam%20Wattenbarger says

    Saving money on travel is always something that I love. We are taking a road trip to St. Louis, Missouri, this summer.

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Fun! There are some great hotel deals on Daily Getaways ~ I hope these will help with your trip to St. Louis!

  6. http://Kristi says

    I am pinning this as we I will be planning some summer road trips soon. There is so much to see in the USA!

  7. http://Liz%20Mays says

    Looking through these discounts will be helpful in deciding when and where to plan our family trips. It will be nice to cut some costs!

  8. http://Jeanine says

    Wow how awesome. i know so many who are looking to travel and get out and about this summer so this is perfect!

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Why pay more when you can have the same vacation at a lower price, right?!

  9. http://Kristin says

    Fun I had no idea any of this existed. Will have to try to enter!

  10. http://Our%20Family%20World says

    Wow. This is good news! The chance to travel and enjoy discounts is the best way to spend summer. I am checking this out and hopefully come up with a good travel itinerary for me and my family!

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      So many great deals on hotels, amusement parks, car rentals and more! I hope you find some great discounts for your summer vacation on Daily Getaways!

  11. http://Toni%20|%20Boulder%20Locavore says

    This is amazing!! I can’t think of a better way to spend summer than this! Will check this out!

  12. http://Michelle%20Waller says

    My husband and I want to travel more this summer on our own. I am going to have to check this out to save a little money.

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Sounds like a fabulous plan to me! Hope you can take advantage of these savings!

  13. http://Beeb%20Ashcroft says

    What a great opportunity. Not to mention those are HUGE savings!

  14. http://Amanda%20Love says

    It’s nice to be able to take the kids around the country that they grew up in. It’s a great way to learn more about the US and what it has to offer. I think it’s awesome that there’s a way to do that without having to spend too much.

  15. http://Annemarie%20LeBlanc says

    This is a good find today. I have an upcoming trip in July and it would be nice if we could save a few dollars here and there. Thanks for this post. I’m checking this out.

  16. http://Katrina%20gehman says

    great giveaway. we travel so much that finding good deals is super important.

  17. http://Agness%20of%20aTukTuk says

    This really seems like a great idea, Colleen! Thanks a lot for the informative and inspiring post!

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Thanks, Agness! I hope you can score some great deals on travel in the USA this summer!

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