Save money on a St. Patrick’s Day vacation
By Aimee Heckel
Is it a coincidence that tax return money comes right in time for St. Patrick’s Day? We think not. Consider that your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow of winter.
If you’re looking for help spending your tax return money, let the Irish help you. Here are some of our favorite options for a St. Patrick’s Day vacation — and how to save money in the meanwhile.
1. A week-long tour through Ireland.
GoAheadTours offers special St. Patty’s Day vacation tours that will take you through Galway, Cork, the Blarney Castle and Dublin — right in time for the parade and celebrations. This eight-day adventure starts around $2,300.
Save money: We love GoAheadTours’ “stress-free booking.” Put $450 down and then pay at your own pace with a “Flexible Payment Program.” Change your mind after you put your deposit down? You get 72 hours to cancel and get a full refund of your deposit back.
2. Can’t make it to Ireland? Celebrate somewhere else on the road.
Priceline.com is running a special St. Patrick’s Day sale right now. Find great deals on flights to Savannah, New York, Milwaukee, New Orleans and more.
Save money: Save even more money on your Priceline.com purchase with these coupons. Plus get an additional 11 percent Cash Back from ShopAtHome.com when you book your Priceline trip through ShopAtHome.com’s website.
Read more articles about saving money on Priceline.com here.
3. Attend a unique St. Patrick’s Day celebration and stay in a vacation home rental.
Visit Montreal, where you can witness the longest-running St. Patty’s parade in North America.
Or see “Irish bellydancers” in the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
New York holds North America’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade, if you want to be in the heart of the action.
Save money: Save on your other travel expenses, from airfare to rental cars, with these travel coupons.
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