Hoping to land a great deal on a family beach vacation this year? Many families flock to the Caribbean and Mexico for getaways in the sun, sand, and surf.
Here’s a selection of handpicked special offers that are currently available in favorite kid-friendly resorts and destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Also remember that American citizens do not need a passport to visit Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands (USVI). See more about required travel documents for international travel.
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CARIBBEAN FAMILY VACATION DEALS
Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort: Aruba
Save up to 45 percent with rates starting at $159 a night.
Travel window: Apr. 1-Dec. 19, 2014. Blackout dates apply.
Book by: Dec. 18, 2014
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa: Dominican Republic
Stay four to seven nights and get up to $350 in air credit plus up to $400 in resort coupons.
Travel window: Through Aug. 22, 2014
Book by: Apr. 28, 2014
Fairmont Southampton: Bermuda
Get every third night free.
Travel window: Through April 2014
Book by: Apr. 30, 2014
Half Moon Rose Hall: Jamaica
Get a fourth night free plus a $150 resort credit.
Travel window: Apr. 16-Dec. 19, 2014
Book by: Dec. 14, 2014
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa: Jamaica
Special rates: All-inclusive rates from $139 per adult and $99 per teen. Kids 12 and under stay, eat and play free.
Travel window: Dec.31, 2014. Blackout dates may apply.
Book by: Dec. 24, 2014
Franklyn D Resort: Jamaica
Save 35 percent on each adult’s all-inclusive stay. Kids under 6 stay, play and eat free; kids ages 6 to 15 cost $30 extra per night; teens 16-18 cost $80 extra per night. Every family is provided with its own vacation nanny.
Travel window: Apr. 21-Jan. 5, 2015. Blackout dates apply.
Book by: Mar. 31, 2014
El Conquistador Resort: Puerto Rico
The Family Escape Package offers 30-percent savings, including complimentary kids meals, a $50 daily resort credit, and free daily buffet breakfast.
Travel window: Through Apr. 10, 2014
Book by: Apr. 10, 2014
Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino: Puerto Rico
Get a third night free, $75 food-and-beverage credit, and room upgrade (based on availability),
Travel window: Through Dec. 31, 2014. Blackout dates apply.
Book by: Dec. 27, 2014. Use promo code ZS3-ZS6
St. Kitts Marriott Resort: St. Kitts
With the Super Sand Dollars offer, stay seven nights but pay for four nights.
Travel window: Dec. 20, 2014
Book by: Dec. 12, 2014. Book online or call 800/228-9290 and use promo code ZJL.
Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Start Marriott Beach Resort: St. Thomas, USVI
The Family Island Adventure Package starts at $226 a night with a four-night minimum and includes a $200 credit toward adventure center activities (e.g. kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding).
Travel window: Through Aug. 31, 2014
Book by: Aug. 31, 2014. Use promo code ZJL.
The Somerset on Grace Bay: Turks and Caicos
Luxury for less at a resort named to Travel + Leisure's list of World's Best Hotels for Families. With the Summer Savings package, stay seven nights in a one-bedroom villa but pay for five (savings can top $1,200 for a family of four). Also includes free beach BBQ (worth $148 for a family of four), free watersports, daily breakfast, plus free wi-fi, kids' club for ages 5 to 12, taxes and gratuities.
Travel window: Apr. 20-Sept. 1, 2014
Book by: Aug. 23, 2014.
Last update: Mar. 12, 2014