Friday, May 23, 2008

Take a Staycation- Gas Incentives for Traveling!

With the price of gas on the rise, more Michigan travelers are going to be looking for deals and discounts, special savings throughout the summer.

Listed below is a round up of those offering special gas card type promotions. In addition to these, don’t forget that Mackinac Island is a gas savings destination in that cars are not allowed on the island. Also, if traveling from Wisconsin to Michigan, save gas by taking the SS Badger or Lake Express Ferry across Lake Michigan to Ludington and Muskegon ports.

Treetops July Mid-Summer Golf Special – Gaylord
Swing into Treetops Resort this July on any two-night golf package and receive a bonus round of golf on the course of your choice. In addition, when groups of twenty or more reserve the same package, they will receive a $35 Marathon gas card good anywhere in the Continental United States for each foursome.

Traverse City Rebate Rally, a new spring vacation package between May 1 and June 12 that offers great room rates at Traverse City hotels, motels and resorts (as low as $27.50 per person, plus tax, based on double occupancy) plus restaurant and shopping discounts, casino deals and even a discount on wine purchases.

Even better, visitors who book a Rebate Rally package of at least three nights will also receive a $25 gas card. All that’s necessary to qualify is to book the package through a toll-free reservation line, 1-800-TRAVERSE (1-800-872-8377).

Cottages on Silver Lake – Mears
Robert Ortman, 616-392-8337 or said ‘we will pay up to $100 cash for any receipt(s) on gas, on any new reservations. Unfortunately, this is not reflected anywhere on their web site. Might be worth a call. Cottages on Silver Lake

Holiday Inn – Grand Haven/Spring Lake
When you reserve our Gas Card Promotion you receive a $25 Gas Card for each night you stay with us. The promotion price is only $15 more than our regular rates and you receive a $25 Gas Card. Our website is

Lakeside Inn Resort – Whitehall
‘No Fueiln!’ package
Come stay with us any time between May 1 – June 30, 2008 and receive a $25.00 gift card to Shell Gas station every night you stay! Not only do you receive a $25.00 gift card, you only pay $99 a night per room, including a free hearty continental breakfast!

Country Inn - Holland
We have offered guests a $25 gas card for any two consecutive night stays during the week (Su-Th). Available now thru the second week in June.
Country Inn by Carlson.

By the Lake at Parkview Cottages will be discounting their rate by $5.00 per night after Labor Day to help off set gas prices. Located just 1/2 block from Lake Michigan and Ludington's city beach known as Stearns Park, Parkview Cottages are the perfect choice when planning your Ludington vacation.

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