Most of the country is still stuck in that awkward phase between winter and spring, when the sun spends all day hidden under a blanket of clouds. No worries, we've got the skinny on places where the sun is shining, and we've rounded up the weeks' best travel deals to get you there. Hop a Spirit Airlines roundtrip flight to Florida for as little as $60, cruise to the Bahamas at a $180 savings, and fly to the Land of the Rising Sun (or another Asian destination) for just $713.
Spirit Airlines Roundtrip Flights to Florida
Price: From $60
Lowest By: $12
Expires: March 10
Is It Worth It?: They don't call Florida the Sunshine State for nothing! This peninsula has consistently boasted beautiful weather so far this year, no matter what was happening further north. Experience the perfection for yourself with this Editors' Choice fare sale from Spirit Airlines, which offers roundtrip flights to Florida for as little as $60. That's the least-expensive roundtrip fare we've ever seen to Florida! Choose from destination cities like Tampa, For Lauderdale, and Orlando.
Click on "Spirit.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL, (FLL) to Orlando, FL, (MCO) on April 8; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by March 10 for travel April 1 through May 31.
Stays at the Signature at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV
Price: From $69
Lowest By: $31
Expires: March 10
Is It Worth It?: If you'd rather soak up the sun in between bouts of debauchery, then you need to head for the Signature at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Stays start at just $69 per night, which is a $10 drop from our previous mention and a current low for stays at this property by $31. While staying at the Signature, you'll enjoy full access to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, including its 5-star dining, gaming, and entertainment amenities.
A $25 daily resort fee applies. Blackout dates and additional fees may apply. Book this travel deal by March 10 for stays Sundays through Thursdays through August 28.
Virgin America 1-Way Nationwide Flights
Vendor: Virgin America via Travelzoo
Price: From $66
Lowest By: $46
Expires: March 31
Is It Worth It?: Chase the sun to another part of the country and then stay as long as you like with this Virgin America nationwide 1-way flight sale. Fares start at just $49, which is the best rate we could find for select routes by $46. You'll find particularly good offers for destinations in sunny California, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose. (Of course, you'll find savings for other states, too.)
This price is valid on flights from Las Vegas, NV, (LAS) to Los Angeles, CA, (LAX) departing on March 25; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. A 21-day advance purchase may be required and blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by March 31 for travel March 20 through May 21.
3-Night Royal Caribbean Bahamas Cruise for 2
Vendor: Expedia via ShermansTravel
Price: From $438
Lowest By: $180
Expires: March 15
Is It Worth It?: If your ideal vacation involves soaking up the sun all day while someone else takes you to your destination, then this 3-night Royal Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas is exactly what you're craving. With prices starting at $438, you'll save $180 on this cruise. You'll even bag up to a $200 onboard credit when you book. The Majesty of the Seas will set sail from Miami, FL, with stops in CocoCay and Nassau, Bahamas.
Select the top offer on the page. Some restrictions may apply; fees, government taxes, and fuel supplements are additional. This travel deal ends March 15.
United Airlines Roundtrip Flights to Asia
Price: From $713.30
Lowest By: $7
Expires: March 10
Is It Worth It?: Spring is the perfect time to visit Asia — especially Japan, where the sakura (cherry blossoms) are in full bloom during March and April. You can visit the Land of the Rising Sun and other Asian countries for as little as $713 roundtrip during this United Airlines airfare sale. That's $98 under last week's mention and the third-lowest rate we've ever seen from United for these flights. Destination cities include Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and more.
Click on "United.com" in the main paragraph to see this sale; all taxes are included. This price is valid on flights departing from Chicago, IL, (ORD) to Beijing, China, (PEK) on March 30; prices vary depending on the departure cities and dates chosen. Blackout dates may apply. Book this travel deal by March 10 for travel through early April.