Travelocity’s Courtney Scott with top travel destinations for Labor Day

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Courtney Scott is the Senior Travel Editor for Travelocity.com. She is also really hot and has traveled to the coolest places on earth. If you’re going to take travel advice, why not get it from an expert?

We asked Courtney for a list of great vacations and cheap deals for guys in seek of a final party destination on Labor Day weekend. 

Las Vegas, Nevada:
$119/night at the four-star SLS Las Vegas right on the Las Vegas Strip. Stay three nights and get the third night free! It will be a weekend of live DJs and EDM: Steve Akoi at Wet Republic, Steve Angello at Encore Beach Club, David Guetta, Krewella and many more!

Cancun, Mexico:
$127/night for a deluxe room with kitchenette at the Villa del Palmar Beach Resort, located on Playa Mujeres. For $54/night, you can stay at the Suites Sina Cancun, right in the Cancun hotel zone, a property on the laguna with more budget accommodations, but a great location and value.

Miami, Florida:
Vacation like royalty at the Lord Balfour right in the heart of South Beach on Ocean Drive. You will enjoy a room fit for a king for only $185/night (while inventory lasts). Events are happening all around Miami. You can sail away on chic South Beach Lady Yacht on Saturday, which is hosting the annual All White Yacht Party hosted by Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s Karlie Redd, or on Sunday, the Rock the Yacht Labor Day Party Cruise will set sail at Bayfront Park. Of course, if you’d rather be on land, there are pool parties happening throughout Miami.

Denver, Colorado:
Denver’s summer of festivals continues through Labor Day weekend where you’ll enjoy A Taste of Colorado food festival with tasty treats from over 50 local restaurants and food trucks. There is no shortage of pubs and saloons around Denver, and a must-visit is My Brother’s Bar, one of the oldest bars in Denver. Looking for live music?  You can head to the Bluebird Theater or Summit Music Hall. For those looking to party, SOCO (South of Colfax) is the place to be. It’s Denver’s nightlife district and is home to Denver’s best nightlife venues. You can stay at the gorgeous Magnolia Hotel in Downtown Denver for $146/night.

When you book on Travelocity.com, use promo code GO50 for $50 off $250 or more on your hotel and GO75 for $75 off $750 or more with a three-night minimum stay.

And when you’re done shopping for a trip, visit Courtney’s website and YouTube account for more from the travel expert.

  

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Looking the part when on the road

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Anyone buying a new car is to a large part drawn by the aesthetics of the vehicle. They want a car to look the part and drive responsively, rather than just being a one way ticket to functionality. This is also true when we’re traveling, particularly on business trips.

One very practical way to drive a car that has big road kudos is to utilize the ever more affordable car hire market when you’re traveling. Luxury car hire presents an opportunity that may otherwise have been out of your price range; the modern car hire industry is a growing market that many travelers and even locals are taking advantage of. One way car hire from http://www.hertz.co.uk makes things convenient and acts as a credible alternative to flying or the train when you’re traveling overseas.

The What Car site and their much coveted awards give us an insight into which cars are the most desirable in this year, and this this is something the car hire companies in 2013 will be taking into account when buying their stock for the year. You’ll always have plenty of cool luxury cars to choose from.

Audi is a company that has forever been synonymous for quality, and it’s no surprise that their A3 Sportback takes the main award for 2013. With a price of just over £19,000, it may be out of many a motorist’s price range, but this needn’t be the case if affordable and quality car hire is considered as an option.

Also worth checking out is the executive section of the awards where the BMW 3Series is taking the prize and the 5Series being the best on paper regardless of value. BMW and Audi executive one way car hire is a great way of looking the part on the road in 2013.

For those with a real eye for style the luxury car market is also performing well this year with fantastic editions of the Mercedes S Class and the Range Rover. Many of the modern executive cruiser type cars offer surprisingly good MPG figures, outstripping even some of their budget rivals.

So make sure to look the part when you’re on the road, whether it’s here or overseas.

  

Picture of the Day: Amanda in booty shorts

We discovered the amazing Amanda on a trip to The Bahamas at the Racey Girl event. He we get a great view of her in her booty shorts.

  

Mixed Martial Arts Awards at The Palms in Las Vegas

The Third Annual World MMA Awards are on tap for this Wednesday, December 1st, at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The show, which is presented by Fighters Only Magazine, will be hosted by UFC Hall of Famer Randy “The Natural” Couture and MMA broadcaster Molly Querim.

Each year the MMA Awards honors the best in MMA for the previous 12 months. Fans voted in categories like The Charles “Mask” Lewis Fighter of the Year, Fight of the Year, Submission of the Year, KO of the Year, and many others. Fighters like Anderson Silva, Brock Lesnar, Frankie Edgar, and Jose Aldo are among the top nominees.

The Palms is offering some incredible packages for the event, so book your room and join in the festivities. We’re huge fans of The Palms and we had a great time there recently for the PlayerXT Latina event. The casino should be packed for this event, so it’s the place to be this week if you’re an MMA fan!

  

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