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Deals For Tax Day: Hotel And Restaurant Specials Around The County
It's tax day, which, for many Americans, marks their least favorite day of the year – unless, of course, you're Uncle Sam. Whether your wallet is hurting or you're flush with a little bit of cash from an unexpected refund, we've got a list of hotels and resorts around the country that are offering special deals and packages designed around the "holiday."
Get A Deal in DC
The JW Marriott, Renaissance and Marriott hotels of Washington, DC are offering a tax day discount. Guests who book by April 22 will receive 25 percent off best available weekend rates for stays May 2 through September 9, 2013, using code SPJ at booking on Marriott.com.
A Room With A View in Chicago
C-View, an outdoor rooftop terrace and indoor lounge located on MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel's 29th floor, is offering 15 percent off tabs of $15 or more during the entire month of April. Filers can also enjoy the refreshing "Taxed" libation mixed with Crown Royal, Peach Tree, Red Bull and a splash of cranberry juice.
Life's a Beach in Nassau
The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort & Casino's "1040 De-Stresser" offers some post-taxation relaxation. Book four nights from April 5 through April 30, 2013, and enjoy a one-time rate of $1040 for four nights (inclusive of tax and resort fee), a half-day dolphin encounter for two and a guaranteed upgrade to an ocean-view room. Book online with code SN1040.
Nice Deal in NoLA
Sheraton New Orleans is offering two tax-themed cocktails for those looking to relax and unwind after filing their returns. Available on April 15 at the hotel's Pelican Bar, travelers can enjoy a Tax Revolution or Show your W9...I'll Show Mine cocktail, complete with Mardi Gras beads, for only $10.40 each (specially priced after the 1040 form). As an added perk, those willing to show their W9 will receive one of these fun cocktails free.
At Onyx Boston, a Kimpton Hotel, a CPA will personally come to your hotel and file your return for you. This last-minute package includes a "Money Maker" cocktail, overnight tax-free accommodations and a late checkout. The code to book online is PFILE.
Tax Back in Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten's Sonesta Resorts' new, "Tax Back? You Bet!" promotion, offers a 46 percent savings on any all-inclusive vacation booked during April, valid for stays through 2013. The hotel is offering an additional 21 percent off (symbolizing the amount of tax and service) on the resorts' already low "advance purchase rate" - for a total of 46 percent savings off published rates. The promotion is based on a four-night minimum stay, double occupancy and must be fully pre-paid at the time of booking. Enter booking promo code: TAX13 when booking on the hotel's website.
Drown Your Sorrows in Hawaii
Whether you are drowning your sorrows or rejoicing your hefty return, JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa offers a special cocktail to suit your needs. Priced at $10.40 after the famed 1040 form, the "Drown My Sorrows" and "Filthy Rich" drinks (the first on fire, the latter bright green) will soothe your thirsty soul.
[Image Credit: Marriott Hotels & Resorts]