Travel Steals and Deals for Labor Day

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – We are approaching Labor Day weekend. It’s your chance for one last beach getaway and you can do it for cheap.

But you have to act quickly to get in on some great travel deals.

If you can hear the waves and white sands calling you one last time, so can the people in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

Right now, there’s a deal for August offering beach houses for 25 percent off.

Rates are as low as $660 for four nights. If you sign up by Thursday.

There are also vacation rentals honoring midweek deals of 25 percent off through Thursday.

You can find those last-minute deals at

Don’t forget to check for last-minute cancellations that pop up from condo owners willing to go low on pricing.

If you’re looking to stay closer to home in North Alabama, the State Tourism Department has a list of special Labor Day events across the Tennessee Valley.

Events feature music, coon dogs, moon pies, parades, pageants and prizes. Most are free events.

Here’s a list of all kinds of events happening this week around North Alabama.

And if you want to get outside the borders of Alabama, Yahoo Travel came up with a list of what they’ve found to be the cheapest places for a labor day getaway.

Topping their list is Orlando with hotel rates at about 115 per night.
that’s followed by Telluride, Colorado, where hotels have a “third night free” deal.

The prices go up from there depending on how far you want to go to get away. And many of these deals last through the end of September.