Cheap beach vacations
10 Bargain Beach Getaways
You don't have to be a college kid to take a cheap beach vacation this time of year. Forbes.com has found 10 places you can go on your own spring break without breaking the bank. Flights start at $99 for a special one-way fare to Bermuda from JFK, and hotels in Mexico's Mayan Riviera start at as little as $55 a night. There are also deals to be had on dining and car rental in these locales. We found wheels for about $20 a day (before taxes) in the Dominican Republic.
"Are you so desperate for a warm and sunny escape -- and so convinced it's beyond your means -- that you've settled for tanning-salon sessions and homemade pina coladas?
Really, now: Jetting off to a sandy slice of heaven doesn't have to send you to the poorhouse. There are plenty of budget-minded locales that are light on your wallet, but still heavy on balmy temperatures, swaying palm trees and beautiful beaches..."