New hotel deals this month

Starting with the just-announced, these hotel deals from expire at the end of January 2012:

New: New Orleans hotels from $99/night

New: Orlando hotels from $63/night

New: Denver hotels from $55/night

New: San Francisco hotels starting at $55/night

New: Miami hotels starting at $65/night

New: Barcelona hotels starting at $59/night

Ongoing: Save up to 30% on New York hotels. Expires 1/16/12 (Tip: rooms at Park Central New York Hotel on 7th Ave.between 55th & 56th St. start at $117/night)

New Year, New Deals - Save up to 30% at! Expires 1/30/12

Winter weekend deals at Colonnade Hotel

Frosty Fridays returns to Colonnade Hotel, a boutique hotel in Back Bay/Copley Square, with a two-night weekend package adjusted by temperature – the colder, the cheaper. First-night rate is set according to the temperature at 5:00 p.m. on Friday as measured by the National Weather Service. If it’s 20°, for example, guests pay $20 for their Friday night stay and a special rate of $295 for Saturday night.

DEAL: Frosty Fridays includes a double-occupancy luxe room, choice of two tickets to either the Old Town Trolley Tour or admission and skating rentals at The Boston Common Frog Pond Skating Rink; hot chocolate for two at Brasserie JO, and overnight parking. For reservations call (800) 962-3030.

WHEN:  Now through March 31, 2012

WHERE: The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA



Free seats on MegaBus

MegaBus is giving away 20,000 free seats for travel in January and February. Here’s the deets:

WHERE: MegaBus travels from Boston to New York City, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Burlington, Hartford, New Haven, Portland, and Secaucus

WHEN: Valid for travel between January 4 and March 1, 2012

DEAL: When you book your seats on MegaBus, use the promo code GOFREE