There’s a ‘Sweet Deal’ for you in Montreal, including a jazz festival, and a host of resorts in Scottsdale, Ariz., are offering specials

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By Paula Conway
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Make your summer one to remember with a trip to Montreal.

Deal: Book the “Sweet Deal” package and visit between now and Oct. 31. Receive 50% off the third-night stay. Plus, get a coupon book valued at $450, with discounts on Montreal’s top attractions and activities. Hotel rates start at $108 per night.

Some of the offers in the coupon book include: a 25% discount on the regular $20 admission fee at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; 2-for-1 on admission tickets at the Notre Dame Basilica of Montréal; a 25% discount on a private Old Montréal walking tour with Guidatour; a 2-for-1 on admission tickets to access the tower observatory at Olympic Park’s Tower; and 2-for-1 on admissions tickets at Ecomuseum Zoo.

Experience: Montreal is a complex weave of architecture, romance, history, charm, art and elegance. And jazz, too, especially during the Montreal International Jazz Festival, running from June 26 through July 6. This city also boasts some of the best gastronomic experiences in the world.

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Luxury hotels and resorts dip rates as low as 60% off of peak season rates this summer in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The pool at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.The pool at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.

Steals: We’ve got three of them in Scottsdale. Up first, the “Splash into Summer” package at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. Receive free self-parking, 50% off a second deluxe guest room, free dinner at SWB for one child with each paying adult (12 or under), free golf for kids with a paying adult (15 or under), and a 50% discount at Camp Hyatt each day for up to two children per room (ages 3-12). Plus, adults can enjoy one of five pure-rain-infused treatments at Spa Avania. Rates start at $169 per night. This offer is valid May 21 to Sept. 3.

A second option: book the “Road Trip” package at the W Scottsdale and receive a $25 gas card, complimentary parking, a USB car charger and the “Vitamin W” package. The latter includes W Scottsdale sunglasses, sunblock, a beach bag and a poolside pitcher of Vitamin W — a fruit-based vodka cocktail. Rates start at $160. This offer is valid May 11 through Sept. 6.

Finally, there’s the “Turn Up the Heat” package at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. When you stay two nights, get a third night free. Plus, there’s a $50 poolside dining credit. Rates start at $199. This offer is valid May 1 through Aug. 15.

Experience: The vibrant Sonoran desert, an array of award-winning restaurants and a cultural art scene. There’s also the Butterfly Wonderland, where visitors can find themselves surrounded by thousands of butterflies. All of these experiences help make Scottsdale an interesting summer getaway.

Book It! Visit for all of the Scottsdale summer offers.

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