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CheapOair Offers Spring Getaways For Cinco De Mayo And Kentucky Derby Day

The first weekend in May brings delights for those looking for Derby Day extravaganzas or those celebrating festively for Cinco de Mayo. Our friends at CheapOair have created some fabulous travel deals for those desiring the Ultimate Party Weekend.  Each one of the deals below must be booked by April 29th, 2013 and includes a direct flight and a stay at a luxurious hotel that will leave you more funds to celebrate in style.

Sights to be enjoyed at the Kentucky Derby (credit: 5W Public Relations)

Sights to be enjoyed at the Kentucky Derby (Photo credit: 5W Public Relations)

For those looking to enjoy the vintage glamor of big hats and seersucker suits, Lexington, Kentucky is the place to be on May 4, 2012. Hotel rooms to enjoy the “Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” are rapidly heading toward scarcity, but CheapOair is giving you the chance to book yours today, at flash sale prices. Round-trip airfare from New York to Lexington is starting at $482 per person, with a stay at the Hilton Lexington Suites for $292 per night.

*Sample hotel rate listed for travel from May 2, 2013 through May 9, 2013 and is based on availability; additional dates and locations available. Taxes and service fees included.  Sample airfare is listed from New York to Lexington. For reservations, visit here.

Dancing is sure to be seen in San Antonio (credit: 5W PR)

Dancing is sure to be seen in San Antonio (Photo credit: 5W PR)

Texas is the go-to for an authentic margarita and Tex-Mex grub. San Antonio‘s Market Square will be party central on May 5, with festive revelry, lively music, delicious Tex-Mex, concerts and colorful folklorico dancing. Be sure to bring your sunglasses and sunny disposition.

Roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles to San Antonio starting at $488 per person, with a stay at the Omni San Antonio for $119 per night.

*Sample hotel rate listed for travel from May 2, 2013 through May 9, 2013 and is based on availability; additional dates and locations available. Taxes and service fees included. Sample airfare is listed from Los Angeles to San Antonio. For reservations, visit here.

Margaritas in Miami (credit: Crave DFW)

Margaritas in Miami (Photo credit: Crave DFW)

For a different take on Cinco de Mayo, Miami is the place to be for fabulous nightlife, festivals and city-wide celebrations and just might be the place to be to stretch your Cinco de Mayo celebration to twilight hours of May 6.  Round-trip airfare from Philadelphia to Miami starts at $325 per person, with a stay at the Hyatt Regency Miami for $153 per night.

*Sample hotel rate listed for travel from May 2, 2013 through May 9, 2013 and is based on availability; additional dates and locations available. Taxes and service fees included. Sample airfare is listed from Philadelphia to Miami. For reservations, visit here.

For details and getaway options, visit CheapOair here

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