May 092013Shellie’s Favorite 5 Deals (5/9)

Welcome to Saving with Shellie! If you are visiting the site for the first time after seeing me on Fox 7, here’s the round up of my favorite five deals going on right now. With summer vacation right around the corner, here are 5 ways to save this summer!

:: Orbitz Hotel Sale – Book a hotel by May 26 and save up to 40% on family-perfect hotel stays with this Orbitz Hotel sale. Also use coupon code SUNFUN15 to save 15% more. That’s a savings of 55%!

:: Hertz Car Rental Deals – If you’re planning a summer road trip, or will need a car when you arrive in your vacation destination, don’t book at full price. Try this Hertz car rental deal for 20-30% off daily, weekly and weekend rates

:: The Container Store Organized Travel Sale – The Container Store is an essential stop before you even think about packing for a trip – they have everything from clothing organizers, to luggage in all shapes and sizes, to travel-sized items. This deal, which is live through June 24, will get you 20-25% travel items.

:: Plan a Stay-cation – Enjoy fun in the sun right here at home this summer. Check out local blogs like Free Fun in Austin, Round the Rock and 365 Bastrop for fun things to do in our own backyard.

:: Ask for Help! – I’ve teamed up with ValPak and to give one lucky Austin resident a savings makeover. If your budget could use a boost just in time for summer tweet at me @SavewithShellie. Or tweet your vacation destination to @ValpakCoupons or @Savings with #HelpMeSave and they’ll tweet you back deals for your destination!

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  1. Thank you for mentioning 365 Things to do in Bastrop! Joleen does a great job and Bastrop is a wonderful place to visit!

  2. Great list! And thank you so much for the shout-out!!! I should have the Bastrop County Ultimate Summer Guide for 2013 finished by the end of the week… with plenty of ideas for stay-cations, day trips, and more! 🙂