Welcome to our deals page, where Austin Travels Magazine co-founder and former Travelzoo deal expert Kristin Finan rounds up some of her favorite travel-related discounts in the Austin area. In light of the pandemic, travelers should always research hotel and destination COVID-19 protocols before making any travel plans and take all recommended CDC safety precautions.

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Below are some favorite Austin-area deals for June:

Retro South Congress hotel incl. $25 pool bar credit, $195 per night

If you know anything about the Austin Motel, you know it’s famously “so close, yet so far out.” And throughout June, if you snag a room Monday-Thursday at the retro Austin landmark with rates starting at $195, you can also get a $25 credit to the bar of the sparkling on-site pool. Use code SURFSUP. Prefer a swim without the stay? The hotel also offers passes for three-hour blocks at the pool. They’re $20 weekdays, $40 weekends.

Buy SeaWorld San Antonio annual pass for $99, get Aquatica waterpark for free

Planning a trip to SeaWorld? Don’t miss this deal, which includes unlimited admission for 12 months to BOTH SeaWorld and Aquatica waterpark, free general parking, two free guest tickets and up to a 20 percent discount on in-park offerings for $99.99. Find details and purchase passes at

Membership at upscale Relache Spa in Grapevine, $100 per month

After the year we’ve all had, we could use a massage. Or three. If you’re heading to the Dallas area soon, Relache Spa at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine has a deal for you. For $100 a month, you’ll get a membership to the 25,000-square-foot European-style day spa that includes unlimited use of the spa lounge, sauna and steam room; a one-day guest pass to Relache Spa per month; discounts on spa services and spa merchandise; and one complimentary 50-minute spa or nail service per month.

Luxury Airstream glamping at LCRA park, $225 per night

Want to go camping but have all the comforts of home? Book a couple nights in one of Lake Bastrop North Shore Park’s Airstreams, which sleep up to four and include heat, AC, shower, restroom, kitchen and grill and are set on the banks of Lake Bastrop. Two-night stay is required. Select dates available through summer.

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