There's still time to book Labor Day staycation at a discount

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

Even if you haven’t made Labor Day plans, it is not too late to book a vacation at a discount.  The Good Morning! Arizona Deals Diva, Alicia Markham, is relaxing by the pool at some beautiful Valley resorts, enjoying the bargains and freebies she discovered.

1.  The Arizona Biltmore has a a deal that may having you packing a weekend bag and heading to 24th Street.  The resort has a 92-foot waterslide the kids will love, a swim-up bar, and private cabanas (available to rent out).
You can stay at the Biltmore this Labor Day weekend with an a Deals Diva discount.  Use promo code ALICIA when you make your reservation.
You’ll pay $129 a night and get a $50 resort credit AND up to two kids per room will eat free at Frank & Alberts for the meal of your choosing.  This weekend there are quite a few free events that will likely appeal to everyone in your group. Here's the list of activities you can take advantage of once you check in:

Friday, August 30:
5pm- 7pm   Wine Tasting in the Lobby
7pm- 9pm   Toasty Time Marshmallow Roast
8pm-11pm  Splash Cinema at Paradise Pool

Saturday, August 31:
11am-4pm Holiday Taco Bar at Paradise Pool
1pm- 2pm   Salsa Demonstration at Paradise Pool
3pm- 4pm   Inside the Chef’s Studio: Kids Style at Frank & Albert’s
5pm- 9pm   Desert Fiesta Croquet Lawn
7pm- 9pm   Toasty Time Marshmallow Roast
7pm- 9pm   Cigar Rolling Squaw Peak Lawn
8pm- 9pm   Splash Cinema at Paradise Pool
9pm             Fireworks! Squaw Peak Lawn

Sunday, September 1:
11am- 4pm  Holiday BBQ at Paradise Pool
1pm- 5pm    Rewind Sundays Pool Party
Monday, September 2nd:
11am- 4pm  Holiday BBQ at Paradise Pool

(There is a $28 resort fee and self-parking is $12.)

2.    The Scottsdale Plaza Resort is offering a nice end of summer special as well.  You can reserve a room for $129 a night AND enjoy a $100 resort credit.  To make the deal even sweeter say “ALICIA” at check-in to get the resort fee waived (worth $22)!  While at this resort, you can enjoy live music.

3.    The Phoenician is offering a deal this year that they have never offered before. You can reserve one night at the regular summer rate (starts at $219) and get all additional nights for just $25 (plus the resort fee). That makes staying all week much more affordable! They also have a lof of FREE fun events going on for Labor Day weekend, including activities like marshmallow roasting, a watermelon eating contest, dive-in movies and a s'mores buffet.