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Holiday travel deals for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

Spend Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on a Caribbean cruise

Spend Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on a Caribbean cruise thanks to Travelzoo and MSC Cruises. (Credit: Travelzoo.com)

Why spend the holidays somewhere ordinary? We found special deals for Halloween weekend, plus the week of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, that the whole family will enjoy.

Legend has it the Lasky-De Mille Barn, home to the Hollywood Heritage Museum, has some spooks still hanging around, making it the perfect spot for haunted Halloween fun, including ghost stories and a paranormal investigation. CheapOair is offering vacation deals from New York to Los Angeles starting at $549 per person, round-trip, including a three-night stay at the Westin Los Angeles Airport for Halloween weekend Oct. 25-28 if you want to check it out; at cheapoair.com.

The affiliates of South America's LATAM Airlines Group, including LAN and TAM Airlines, are hosting a special sale on flights to top South American destinations including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, with round-trip prices from the United States starting at $399. Must book by Sept. 23; at LAN.com or tamairlines.com.

Those tired of the same old family gatherings might consider spending Thanksgiving and Hanukkah aboard the MSC Divina for a seven-night holiday cruise of the Caribbean. Explore Philipsburg, St. Maarten, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, for just $349 per person when you book by Sept. 25; at msccruiseusa.com.

Have an urge to go west? Nonstop Virgin America flights from New York to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas are on sale for $149 each way, including taxes. Book by Wednesday for travel Oct. 1 to Nov. 20 on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; at travelzoo.com or virginamerica.com.

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