If you go into travel-planning mode as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, knock yourself out with these 10 hotel deals coming up over
No need to leave the house to book a $99 room at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or a $149 room at the J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn & Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Lots of hotels participate in the post-holiday discount fest -- and you should too if you're ready to plan a break for winter and beyond.
Some caveats: Before you book, read the fine print on the deal you're after. The prices below in most cases reflect a discount off the hotel's best available rate. Tax and resort fees are extra. Blackout dates may apply, and the deal is based on availability.
California: Pacifica Hotels will take 40% off rooms at the hip new hostel-style Wayfarer in Santa Barbara, the Fireside Inn in Cambria and 13 other coastal hotels from San Diego to Half Moon Bay. This is a one-day-only sale available from a second after midnight to 11:59 p.m. Pacific time on Dec. 1. Bookings may be made for stays through March 12.
San Diego: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego will be offering rooms starting at $99 for its Black Friday-Cyber Monday blowout. The first five people who book a room on the hotel's website will be upgraded to a Rock Star suite for free. The sale is on from just after midnight Nov. 28 through 11:59 p.m. Dec. 1.
San Diego: Paradise Point Resort & Spa on Mission Bay will take up to 45% off room prices during the four days from Black Friday on Nov. 28 to Cyber Monday on Dec. 1. Insider tip: Sign up for the hotel's email or "like" the Facebook page and you'll get early access to sale rates. Stays are good through April.
New York City: Welcome to something called the "power hour," which stokes Cyber Monday savings at boutique hotel brand Triumph Hotels. Book Dec. 1 and you'll find a 30% discount on rooms at the Iroquois New York, Hotel Chandler, Hotel Belleclaire, the Cosmopolitan, the Gershwin and the Washington Jefferson. Reserve during the power hour -- 1 to 2 p.m. Pacific time -- and get 50% off. Stays are good Dec. 2 to March 31.
New York City: The Jade Hotel in Greenwich Village offers travelers who book Dec. 1 a rate of $500 for two nights plus goodies such as a free bottle of Prosecco and $150 food credit at the hotel's lobby, lounge, restaurant and room service. The deal is good for stays Jan. 2 through Feb. 28.
Info: Jade Hotel
Arizona: The 125-acre J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale takes 42% off rooms and adds a round of golf for travelers who book Dec. 1. Sale prices on rooms start at $149 a night and are good Dec. 1-22, a sweet time to go, weather-wise, at this desert resort.
Arizona: The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix offers rooms starting at $69 a night for bookings made between Nov. 28 and Dec. 1. The low rate applies to summer travel from May 25 to Sept. 7.
Brand-wide: Howard Johnson hotels in the U.S. and Canada are taking half-off their rates for travelers who book rooms on Dec. 3. Orange Wednesday, as they're calling it, allows you to use the 50% discount for up to three nights. About 50 hotels are participating in the sale. To get the deal you must phone the property where you wish to stay.