Are the days zooming by faster than you can remember what year it is? Snap out of it and mark this on your calendar, refrigerator door, bathroom mirror—heck, mark it on your forehead: 10.10.10.
That’s right, October, 10, 2010. On that date, a handful of hotels will offer such great deals, you’ve got to get in on the party. Take a look at the possibilities:
Carribbean and Mexico: At participating Marriott & Renaissance Caribbean and Mexico resorts, you can buy one room night at rack rate and get additional nights for $10 each (up to three additional nights for a maximum four-night stay), valid from Oct. 11 to Dec. 20, 2010. Participating resorts are: Aruba Marriott, Aruba Renaissance, JW Marriott Cancun, CasaMagna Cancun Marriott, Grand Cayman Marriott, Puerto Vallarta CasaMagna Marriott, St. Kitts Marriott and Frenchman’s Reef Marriott. To reserve, visit www.paradisebymarriott.com and use promotion code X77.
St. Kitts: On top of the above deal, the St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino will offer guests the chance to book up to 10 room nights for only $10 each. The booking time slot will be announced at random via the resort’s Twitter handle, @StKittsMarriott on 10.10.10. Be sure to follow it before the date, and the first 10 people to tweet @StKittsMarriott with the hashtag #SKM10 during the time slot will be able to book up to 10 nights for $10 each, good from Oct. 11 to Dec. 20, 2010.
St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino, 869-466-1200
858 Frigate Bay Road, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis
Curaçao: At both Kura Hulanda Resorts on the island (Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino and Lodge Kura Hulanda & Beach Club), make any room reservation and add breakfast, a bottle of wine, or room upgrade for $10 each. The deal is valid from Oct. 15 through Dec. 23, 2010 and Jan. 3 through April 16, 2011. To reserve, call 877-254-3106 or email email@example.com.
Puerto Rico: At the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, spend four nights/five days in a City View room during Christmas week (between Dec. 23 to 29) with daily breakfast for two, all for $1,010.10. That’s 44 percent off the regular price. To reserve, call 800-228-9290 or visit www.marriottsanjuan.com and request promotion code HO9.
San Juan Marriott & Stellaris Casino, 787-722-7000
1309 Ashford Ave., San Juan, Puerto Rico
Belize: The Ka’ana Boutique Resort offers Balam Rooms for US$110.00 plus 19 percent tax and service charge (regular price is $250 plus 19 percent tax and service charge). Another offer is three nights in a Balam Room, daily breakfast, Xunantunich Tour, transfers to and from Belize City and a free upgrade to a casita (upon availability) for $1,010.10 for two people, including tax and service charge (regular price is $1,670.63). The deal is available now through Dec. 17, 2010 and Jan. 4 through March 31, 2011. To reserve, email firstname.lastname@example.org and use promotion code K10.10.10.
Ka’ana Boutique Resort, 501-824-3350
Mile 69 1/4, Benque Viejo Road, San Ignacio, Belize
Photos courtesy of St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino and Ka’ana Boutique Resort