Finding the best vacation deals this summer

May 23, 2011 2:40:36 PM PDT
If you're looking to save money on summer travel, there are a number of websites that can help you do just that.

Some of those websites are ones you probably use every day - Facebook and Twitter. Gabe Saglie of says to "friend" or "follow" your favorite airlines and travel companies for access to short-lived sales.

"A lot of these sales are being released exclusively through Twitter or Facebook," Saglie said.

Nab the best coach seat on your flight by checking out It gives you the pros and cons of specific seats on specific carriers.

How about flying on a private jet? You can by booking on Social Flights! One-way trips start at $150.

Here are some more deals has uncovered:

-Atlantic City's Tropicana Resort and Casino is offering a summer rate of $69 per night. "They've got about $70 worth of extras including tickets to their "Best of Broadway" show which is a $50 value and a $20 slot credit as well," Saglie said.

-Head to Washington, D.C. for free, family-friendly sightseeing and stay at a Ritz-Carlton for $159 a night, down from $429 a night.

-Here's a deal for Puerto Rico - Round-trip airfare from Philadelphia, four nights at the posh El Conquistador (a Waldorf-Astoria property), breakfast, access to a private island and more. It's just $669 per person!

For more deals, visit this special section of for 6abc viewers!

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