April showers bring more than May flowers! Shop now and you can score a huge deal on everything from cruises to sneakers and kitchen appliances.
When it comes to booking budget-friendly travel, timing is everything. April is a great time to take advantage of appealing cruise deals both domestically and abroad. Here are some promotions to take note of:
Priceline: Itching for a last minute vacation? Browse Priceline.com and you may be able to score an April 2016 cruise to Hawaii, Bermuda, Alaska, Mexico, or the Caribbean for up to 83 percent off.
Norwegian Cruise Line: Booking in April may help you score some on-board freebies. From now until April 10, customers can pick one, two, or four free onboard amenities depending on the type of stateroom they book. Freebies including a free beverage package, free specialty dining, shore excursion credit, or WiFi.
Royal Caribbean and Viking: Now is the time to take advantage of buy one, get one half of deals. From April 4 to May 1, you can buy one Caribbean cruise and get 50 percent off of your travel companion’s ticket by logging onto RoyalCaribbean.com. Hoping to travel to Europe? Viking Cruises is offering 2-for-1 cruise fares on some of their most popular itineraries in Europe. This means you can enjoy river cruises and ocean cruises to destinations such Amsterdam,Budapest, Barcelona and Venice.
If you love to pamper yourself, you’re in luck. April is the time of year to take advantage of spa deals across the country. A number of spas and salons participate in Spa Week (April 11-17) and offer special deals and discount on their most coveted services. To see if your favorite spa is taking part in the annual holiday, visit SpaWeek.com. Even spas that aren’t involved with Spa Week have great promos this time of year.
Bliss Spa members can take advantage of some special perks from April 18 to 22. They’ll receive 30% off Bliss products and free gifts with purchase.
Starting April 1, spa lovers can enjoy Exhale’s “Perfect Pair” promotion. Guests will be able to indulge in two 60-minute signature therapies (True Facial and Fusion Massage) for just $199.
When you buy $125 in gift cards, you’ll nbe able to receivea free 30-minute upgrade and your choice of a free “Enhanced Therapy”. This offer is valid from April 15 to May 8th.
Oasis Day Spa
Spa-goers will get15% off any spa service from April 11th to April 15th.
Red Door Spa
Red Door Spa is celebrating Spa Week by offering guests a facial, de-stress body treatment, or a pedicure for just $50 each
SMALL KITCHEN APPLIANCES DEALS
In preparation for wedding and graduation season, many retailers mark down their small kitchen appliances this time of years. Here are some kitchen deals.
Spring cleaning shoppers can save 10 to 20% off robotic vacuums from brands such as Roomba, Samsung and Bissell. They can also enjoy a savings of up to $130 on wine coolers, beer kegerators, and compact refrigerators.
From March 31 to April 3rd, select blenders will be 30 to 40% off.
Coffee lovers can receive 30% off espresso makers and coffee brewers from brands such asNespresso, Keurig, KitchenAid
Select housewares (including blenders and coffeemakers) will be 10 to 30% off from April 10 to April 16.
Nespresso machines will be 25% off, some Vitamix blenders with be $50 off, and select Breville food processors will be $50 off.
SPRING RAIN GEAR AND ACTIVEWEAR DEALS
You can be prepared for the frequent Spring showers by stocking up on rain gear this month. Some retailers also discount their athletic sneakers as running enthusiasts hit the pavement during the start of the warm weather season.
The more you buy, the more you save at DSW. From April 1 to April 5, DSW is having an online-only promotion. Consumers will save $10 off every $74 they spend, $25 off every $149 spent, $40 off every $199 they spend.
Women’s New Balance and Asics sneakers will be on sale for around $44.99 from April 7 to April 12 and select styles of men’s and women’s Nike shoes will be 20% off from April 14 to April 17
THRIFT SHOP DEALS
During the Spring, thrift and consignment stores are flooded with new clothes, appliances, and furniture donations thanks to peoples’ spring cleaning eoffts. Monday is a great day to shop because most people sell their good overn] the weekend, leaving the store stocked with fresh picks.
April is a great time to buy second hand Spring essentials like dresses, denim, totes, flats and sandals.
2nd Time Around
Lots of women trade in their Spring/Summer statement bags from last season, so Spring is a good time to stock up on a new bag. It’s also a great time of year to shop for designer dresses and shoes the upcoming graduations and wedding season.
TAX DAY DEALS
Some restaurants and fast food chains offer their customers discounts, promos, or freebies during Tax Day. Here are some perks to put on your radar.
On Tax day, chicken lovers can buy a a Half Chicken Individual Meal with two sides, a regular fountain drink, cornbread, and a cookie for just $10.40
From April 18 to April 18, customers can buy a Big Bagel Bundle (any 13 bagels and 2 tubs of cream cheese) for $10.40. They must visit Brueggers.com to claim the offer.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
From April 14 to April 18, eClub members will receive $1 off their purchase by claiming their email offer.
Noodles & Co.
On April 18, customers will get a free kids meal when they buy an entrée.
Select McDonald’s stores will be offering Tax Deal deals such as a free small coffee or a Quarter Pounder for 18 cents when you buy one full-priced Quarter Pounder.