This summer in the Northern Hemisphere, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is offering guests an opportunity to discover some of North Americas’s most iconic hotels, unique locales and exclusive experiences with the brand’s Choose Your Moment with Visa® offer. Guests who book a stay at one of Fairmont’s Americas hotels, spending US$850 or more on their Visa card, will receive a US$150 credit with which they can enjoy, indulge, explore or adventure their way to an unforgettable getaway. As an additional benefit, members of the Aeroplan® and United MileagePlus® programs earn double miles for their stays.
Fairmont has also launched Choose Your Spa Moment, an opportunity for guests to sit back, relax and enjoy a US$100 Spa credit* on a minimum two-night stay at participating properties.
Below, Fairmont shares a snapshot of the most compelling moments for guests to enjoy with their credit at the brand’s North American destinations. To learn more about Choose Your Moment, visitFairmont.com/chooseyourmoment.
Choose Your Moment in New York
New York is unquestionably one of the most thrilling destinations in the world to explore and enjoy, and there is no better place to indulge in the quintessential Manhattan moment than at The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel. Guests can check off Manhattan must-sees with visits to the Empire State Building, the Met, and the Statue of Liberty; enjoy a private, customized tour of legendary Central Park; soar over the bustling metropolis on an exhilarating helicopter tour; or be inspired by the incredible works housed in two of the city’s newest art museums with advance tickets to The Whitney and The Met Breuer.
Choose Your Moment in Boston
One of America’s oldest and most legendary cities, Boston is the perfect mix of historic and hip—and the landmark Fairmont Copley Plaza is the perfect gateway to both. Guests can bring the past to life by visiting Boston’s historical highlights, including Paul Revere House, the Boston Tea Party Museum, and more; hike, fish, swim, or simply relax under the sun with an exhilarating outing to the Boston Harbor Islands; enjoy some exercise, fresh air, and a unique view of the city on a guided or self-led bicycle tour; or discover Boston’s brains and beauty at the city’s fascinating museums, like the Museum of Fine Arts or the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum.
Choose Your Moment in Bermuda
Combining sparkling island spirit with classic colonial charm, Bermuda is known the world over for its balmy breezes, rosy pink beaches—and those famous shorts. Book a stay at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club or Fairmont Southampton and uncover treasures on a guided Snorkel, Shipwreck and Reef expedition; get a taste for adventure with cliff-diving or jungle-exploring; explore the island’s rich history, arts and culture with a guided visit to St. Georges and the Royal Navy Dockyards; or soar above the “Jewel of the Atlantic” on a stunning aerial tour aboard a Cessna 172 Seahawk.
Choose Your Moment in Alberta
Alberta offers the best of both worlds – boundless energy and activities in Edmonton and an authentically Western experience in Calgary. Fairmont Hotel Macdonald allows guests to enjoy every moment in the vibrant Alberta metropolis, where they can spread a blanket under the sun or stars at the magnificent Elk Island National Park; enjoy a show at the renowned Citadel Theatre and go behind the scenes for an exclusive backstage tour; or admire the downtown Edmonton skyline from a canoe. Fairmont Palliser in Calgary invites guests to saddle up for some exclusive and extraordinarily exciting moments. Guests can experience the feeling of being suspended 525 feet above ground with a breathtaking visit to the Calgary Tower’s glass-floored Observation Deck; travel back to the Old West at Heritage Park Historical Village and ride a real steam locomotive or take a relaxing tour via horse-drawn wagon; hike, mountain bike, zipline or play some mini-putt at WinSport Canada, at the site of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games; or discover new flavors with a delicious tour of the city’s unique local breweries.
Choose Your Moment in the Western Canadian Mountains
The Western Canadian Mountains provide travelers with almost 800 magnificent miles of stunning natural beauty to explore and enjoy. From incredible alpine experiences for adventure-lovers to championship golf courses and award-winning spas for those seeking a more leisurely pace, Fairmont offers breathtaking experiences all summer long. Guests can play an exhilarating round on the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course followed by a relaxing visit to the tranquil Willow Stream Spa; travel back in time while paddling an authentic cedar-strip canoe on a guided historical tour at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; enjoy a bird’s eye view of Jasper Park with an exhilarating ride on the Jasper Skytram, Canada’s longest and highest aerial tramway, at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge; or marvel at ancient glaciers, alpine lakes, and verdant slopes with a ride on Whistler Blackcomb’s world-record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK gondola at Fairmont Château Whistler.
Choose Your Moment in California
California offers something for everyone, with vibrant and eclectic cities, a mild climate year-round, and beautiful beaches and mountains. San Diego is a Pacific paradise where guests at Fairmont Grand Del Mar can soar through the sky while sipping champagne from a hot air balloon; enjoy an exhilarating spin along the coastline behind the wheel of a soul-stirring sports car; or marvel at amazing ocean and wildlife views on a guided kayak tour of the La Jolla Sea Caves and the fascinating La Jolla Ecological Reserve. There’s no shortage of reasons why so many hearts get left in San Francisco, and guests of the world-renowned Fairmont San Francisco can jump aboard a world-famous cable cars and explore Fisherman’s Wharf, historic Chinatown, Union Square or North Beach; enjoy a delicious tasting experience at Local Brewing Company on Bluxome Street; or rent a bike and ride across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to an adventure in Sausalito. Beautiful Berkeley has evolved into an exciting culinary and cultural destination, and guests of the iconicClaremont Club & Spa, a Fairmont Hotel can taste delicious wines right from the barrel on a fascinating tour of eight urban wineries in Oakland; explore verdant Lake Merritt—the oldest designated wildlife refuge in the U.S.—by bike, in a boat, or on foot; or set sail from Jack London Square and revel in breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay.
Choose Your Moment in Hawaii
From lush rainforests to pristine white-sand beaches, each island has its own magical moments and both Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii offer a breathtaking array of tantalizing tropical experiences for guests this summer. Guests can hover over molten lava and black-sand beaches on a thrilling helicopter tour above the Big Island; enjoy the stunning sunset and some stargazing from the observatories on Mauna Kea’s summit; scuba dive or snorkel with the magnificent Manta Rays at night; or experience spectacular ocean views and some of the world’s best whale watching on a guided tour.
Choose Your Moment in Québec City
With its exquisite Old World charm and convenient New World location, Québec City offers an irresistible mix of historical romance and contemporary culture. The iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is the perfect home base to discover the city’s treasure trove of heritage, art and architecture. Guests can get lost in time with a fascinating tour of this 400-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site; enjoy a romantic dinner for two after a horse-drawn carriage ride through storied cobblestone streets; explore the city’s amazing museums, impressive art galleries, and famous Rue du Trésor; or sample the region’s rich terroir at its many artisanal food shops, cafés, vineyards and farmer’s markets.