Make It Your Best Holiday Ever With Smart Destinations’ 2011 Seasonal Guides For Nine U.S. Destinations

America’s Leading Provider of Multi-Attraction Passes Invites Visitors to Experience the Sights, Sounds and Magical Wonder of the Holidays from Boston to Oahu – at Incredible Savings

Boston, MA - Smart Destinations, the leading provider of multi-attraction passes designed to save travelers time and money, today announced the availability of its online 2011 Holiday Guides, a set of invaluable resources for creating the most memorable holiday trips this season. Covering Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Oahu, Orlando, New York City, San Diego and San Francisco, the guides provide listings of all the top attractions, events, and exhibits that make the holidays so special–and with Smart Destinations, the wonder of the season has never been more affordable.

Many of the activities in the Smart Destinations online guides are free. For the rest, Smart Destinations’ Go City Cards and New York City Explorer Passes not only save visitors as much as 55% over regular admission prices, but also let them skip the line at many of the top sights. In addition, from November 9-17, the company is offering an extra 10-15% savings on select cards. Once purchased, cards can be activated anytime in the next year.

“Whether you’re traveling to visit family and friends, or planning a family or romantic getaway this season, Smart Destinations can help you create great holiday memories,” said Cindy Starr, Chief Marketing Officer of Smart Destinations. “Our Holiday Guides will make sure you know about the unique holiday experiences each city has to offer – and even more, our passes guarantee you’ll save on your trip.”

Smart Destinations’ Holiday Guides are a one-stop introduction to all the most popular holiday events and activities at these nine world-famous destinations. In one place, you will find detailed information to help you plan your visit including:

  • Open-air ice skating rinks
  • Shopping events
  • Tree lightings
  • Parades
  • Lighting celebrations
  • Santa sightings
  • Cultural displays
  • Music, dance and dramatic performances
  • Arts and crafts festivals
  • Christmas walks and theme parks
  • Holiday museum exhibitions
  • Even holiday surf competitions on Oahu!
  • and more

Whatever sights and amusements you choose, Smart Destinations allows you to experience them all for less. Smart Destinations is transforming the tourist attraction marketplace across the U.S. by packaging top attractions at discounts far below their everyday prices. Go City Cards and Explorer Passes are good at dozens of local destinations, while Go Select Passes are “programmable” tickets that let visitors select and build their own reduced-price passes for the specific attractions they wish to visit in a given destination.

To receive the additional limited time discounts before November 17, Go City Cards and Explorer Passes must be purchased online from Smart Destinations at www.smartdestinations.com. Cards and passes are activated at the first attraction visited (once activated, effective usage dates for cards and passes vary by destination).

Smart Destinations’ 2011 Holiday Guides can be found at www.smartdestinations.com/holiday-travel. For more information on Smart Destinations products, visit www.smartdestinations.com.

About Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations provides the only multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. Available online and at walk-up retail outlets, Smart Destinations passes, including Go City Cards, Go Explorer and Go Select, provide admission to more than 500 attractions across 13 North American destinations, including New York, Orlando, San Diego, Chicago and Boston. All passes come with valuable extras, including the ability to skip the line at select attractions and comprehensive city guides that offer insider tips and bonus discounts on shopping and dining. Smart Destinations passes leverage the company’s patented technology and the industry’s largest network of attraction partners to save consumers up to 55% compared to purchasing individual tickets. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.smartdestinations.com.