New Year's Eve Packages

1. Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

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Image via: Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

The Hard Rock Hotel and Playboy are partnering for a New Year’s Eve formal gala. Tickets include:

  • Playboy Masquerade Lounge hosted by 2013 Playmate of the Year, Raquel Pomplum, and DJ Crystal Ellis.
  • A treasure hunt with one guest winning a stay in the Penthouse and a Playboy swag bag
  • A 4-hour top shelf cocktail reception, buffet, Horst D’oeuvres, and delicacies
  • Complimentary party favors, multiple ballrooms of entertainment, and over 30 staffed bartenders and servers.

Tickets start at $125/person and hotel rooms are just $189/night when event tickets are purchased (Rate is $259/night without tickets) Visit www.HardRockHotelChicago.com for more information. To book this NYE package email Kendra.

2. JW Marriott Chicago

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Image via: JW Marriott Chicago

With a $396 million restoration, the historic JW Hotel is perfect for a luxurious celebration for New Year’s Eve. Located downtown near Willis Tower, you’ll experience the refined style of the city. Book this New Years Eve Soiree package for $397/night and you’ll get:

  • Two General Admission tickets (per room) to the New Year's Eve hotel party featuring two DJ's and live music
  • Top shelf drinks, lavish appetizer spread, pasta buffet and champagne
  • Complimentary Pre and Post party
  • Luxurious overnight accommodations

For more information go to www.marriott.com/hotels. Want to book this NYE package? Click here to contact Kendra.

3. Hotel Allegro

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Image via: Hotel Allegro

Celebrate the New Year in the heart of the Chicago loop in a hotel that combines old world glamour with modern amenities. Hotel Allegro is adjacent to the opulent Cadillac Palace Theater, which has shows running on NYE - A Rock n Roll Christmas Tale (book online at TicketMaster and use code “Thanks” to get $49 tickets) and Rogers and Hammerstein’s Broadway musical of Cinderella.

  • All Hotel guests staying at the hotel will be offered an exclusive Bloody Mary and Cold Pizza recovery Station from 9:00am-12noon on New Year’s Day in the lobby. 

Rates start at just $169/night on NYE. Go to www.allegrochicago.com for more information. Email Kendra to book this NYE package.

4. The Peninsula Chicago

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Image via: The Peninsula Chicago

Celebrate the New Year with the whole family on the magnificent mile at the only hotel that has a skating rink in Chicago, The Peninsula Sky Rink. Package good on NYE and through March, includes:

  • A 50% reduction off the cost of an adjoining room for children under 12.
  • Kids eat for free and enjoy a range of amenities and programs tailored just for junior guests, including The Peninsula Kids’ Academy’s collection of fun activities.
  • Ice Skating on top of the hotel for only a $15/adult and $10/children donation to charity, where you can enjoy an outdoor menu including hot chocolate, spiced wine and warm pretzels.
  • New Year’s Eve Gala from 7:30pm-1:00am, a black tie event beginning with a Champagne reception followed by a six-course dinner with live band performance, dancing, and a balloon drop at midnight. Tickets are $325/guest.

Rates start at $495/night for the Superior King Guestroom. For more information go to: www.chicago.peninsula.com. To book this NYE package email Kendra.

5. The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin

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Image via: the American Club

The Red Carpet Retreat package is perfect for a relaxing New Year’s getaway. On New Year’s Eve, enjoy the following:

  • Special 4-course dinner menu at the restaurant
  • Food and beverage credit of $50 per night
  • An In-room movie each evening and dining delivery of movie amenities including candy and popcorn
  • Discounted Kohler Waters Spa services at 20% off

Starting rate is $142/per person, per night.  To learn more visit www.americanclubresort.com. To book this NYE package email Kendra.

6. Occidental Grand Xcaret in Riviera Maya

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Image via: Occidental Grand Xcaret Riviera Maya

Bring in the New Year with an all-inclusive getaway to the Riviera Maya Mexico and stay at the beachfront Occidental Grand.  Package through Apple Vacations includes:

  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers, all meals and unlimited drinks with access to 11 restaurants and 10 bars.
  • Non-motorized water sports, daily activities and nightly entertainment.
  • Supervised kids club and access to 5 pools including kids and adults only pools. Hotel is adjacent to the family friendly Xcaret Park.

Package is $1,529/per adult for 7 nights including non-stop airfare from O’Hare on Frontier Airlines departing on Jan. 1 and returning January 8.  To book contact Royal Travel & Tours or go to www.applevacations.com or  email Kendra.

For your next trip, contact Royal Travel at www.royal-travel.com or call 1-800-747-7695.

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