Fantastic Fall Getaways That Come Together Effortlessly
This autumn, it’s time to trade complex travel planning for fun getaways that you can pull together effortlessly. All it takes is three simple steps to create a winning summer adventure that reflects your getaway goals, interests and budget. Let’s get started!
Step 1: PICK Your Ideal Getaway Length
Narrow in on your getaway goals. Are you looking for an action-packed day trip that lets you get back home for bedtime? Is a quick overnight getaway with a much-needed change of scenery just what the doctor ordered? Or is it time for a multi-day vacation that lets you really get away from it all?
To get inspired, visit our Pick-Pack-Go page to build your customized getaway or cruise through some of our favourite itinerary ideas for:
Step 2: PACK Your Selection of Special Savings, Offers and Perks To Bring Along
The Staycation Credit countdown is on! Between the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, our Hamilton Halton Brant StayTripping gift card promotion and other partner offers, there are significant savings still up for grabs on a fall getaway. Visit our Pick-Pack-Go page to start saving on your customized getaway, or for travel inspiration, check out these four autumn-inspired itineraries.
Here are some of our favourite ways to save this fall:
The Ontario Staycation Tax Credit
In an effort to encourage travel to help the tourism and hospitality sectors recover from the pandemic, Ontario residents can claim 20% of eligible accommodation expenses when filing their 2022 Income Tax and Benefit Return.
Tax Credit Fast Facts
Only one individual per family can claim the credit for the year, but that claim can include the eligible expenses of your spouse or common-law partner and eligible children. The credit can be claimed for accommodation expenses for single or multiple leisure trips of less than a month at:
- Hotels and motels
- Lodges and resorts
- Cottages and campgrounds
Accommodations can be booked either directly with the accommodation provider or through an online accommodation platform.
Learn more about the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit
StayTripping Pre-Paid VISA Gift Cards
Take advantage of our StayTripping accommodations packages, and you’ll receive a $50 prepaid VISA gift card with the booking of a one-night stay or a $100 prepaid VISA gift card with the booking of two consecutive nights. Browse our current StayTripping hotel offers. See full terms and conditions here.
Individual Partner Offers and Perks
From daily specials at restaurants in Hamilton Halton Brant to discounts on tickets to area attractions and sporting events, the Travel Deals section of our website is a must-read as you plan out your trip itinerary.
Step 3: GO and Enjoy Some Awesome Autumn Events
After you’ve narrowed down the places you’d like to visit on your day trip, overnight escape or multi-day vacation, be sure to check out our Events Calendar or visit our Pick-Pack-Go page to select your favourite summer festivals and events taking place in Hamilton Halton Brant. Use the sort feature to curate a list of events by categories that interest you, including Food and Drink, Live Music, Festivals, Nature and Wildlife, Sports and more.
Visit our Pick-Pack-Go page to build your customized getaway.
Find even more fall travel inspiration with our Fab Fall Road Trip Roundup or in the following articles below:
Arts & Culture:
5 Fabulous Ways To Reconnect With Ontario’s Arts & Music Scene This Fall
State of the Art: 7 Top Spots for Artsy Adventures
Performing Arts Take Centre Stage
This Art Is Outside: Get An Outdoor Art Fix