Monday, August 24, 2009

Honeymoon in the Sequoias

Just found out about his special honeymoon package at the Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park, just 78 miles east of Fresno, California. It's from $264 per couple and includes:
  • one night's accommodation

  • dinner for two

  • bottle of champagne with souvenir glasses

  • local chocolate truffles
The package is available September 7 to October 31, 2009.

The lodge is relatively new, having been built in 1999 as an upscale mountain resort. It features 102 rooms decorated in Mission-style furnishings, with full-service restaurant. Honeymooners in the Sequoias will be treated to giant sequoia trees, spectacular mountain peaks and romantic, star-filled night skies.

For more information about a honeymoon in the Sequoias, you can go to www.visitsequoia.com and click on Specials and Packages.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Can you Find a Honeymoon on eBay?

Well, yes, you can find almost anything on eBay, including vacation packages to some very popular honeymoon spots. Some start with a minimum bid and some are "Buy it Now."

Do be sure when considering bidding on a vacation package that you do your research. Make sure the package you're considering is really a bargain. Check the website of the resort and see which has a lower price, the eBay auction or a package you purchase through the resort or other travel sites. Also, be sure to only consider auctions from reputable people. Check their feedback and read the comments. Also, make sure their verified through Square Trade; the verification should be posted on their auction.

Currently on eBay are the following auctions:

  • 5 nights at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa in Tahiti for 10/16/09 to 10/21/09 with a Buy it Now price of $2,819.00
  • 7-day trip for 2 to Sandals Ocho Rios in Jamaica for a Buy it Now price of $2,850.00. This trip must be taken between now and December 20, 2009
  • 8-day vacation to Moon Palace in Cancun anytime from August 23 to December 23, 2009 for a Buy it Now price of $2,137.00
  • 5-nights in a deluxe room at the Sandals Grande Ocho Rios in Jamaica anytime between August 15, 2009 and December 20, 2009 for a Buy it Now price of $1,298.50
  • 6-nights at the Sandals Regency St. Lucia for the dates of November 15, 2009 through November 21, 2009 for a Buy it Now price of $1,932.14
If you want to check eBay auctions for packages, just go to the Travel category and go to the "vacation packages" subcategory. Good luck!