With fall right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of your next getaway. We rounded up a few of the best airline offers and all-inclusive vacation packages to get you started. Whether you’re a water sports enthusiast or history-loving aficionado, there’s something just for you.
Houston to Willemstad, from $621
Available months for departure: September to November
Wind down in the island of Curaçao and enjoy the beautiful Caribbean Sea during the chillier fall months. For fun in the water, we recommend trying the Zapata Flyboard, which is basically a water jetpack attached to a personal watercraft, and the Aquarfari submarine scooter. After a few hours of fun, you'll want to bring these water toys back to Galveston.
Houston to Thailand, from $1,199
Available months for departure: October through December 2015 and January through April 2016
Take a 10-day trip to Bangkok and the island of Phuket, thanks to Groupon.com. You will tour Wat Pho, the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Thong, and hike through swamps and waterfalls at Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park. The trip doesn’t end there; you are also encouraged to adventure to other landmarks when not following the itinerary.
Houston to China, from $1,499
Available months for departure: October through December 2015 and March to April 2016
Hop on this 11-day excursion through Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin and Shanghai. The trip includes a tour through ancient landscapes such as the Great Wall of China, Xian Museum and City God Temple. And for any Star Wars fans patiently waiting for The Force Awakens, you’ll also get to check out an area in Guilin where director George Lucas filmed parts of the older films to depict Chewbacca’s native planet.
Coupon code of the day: What would we do without Spirit? The airline is offering $24 off flight-only bookings or the flight portion of vacation packages for Tuesdays and Wednesdays from September 1 until November 18. Use the promo code “24OFF” by midnight on August 24.