Cheaper rates and new perks lure travelers off-season

If you couldn’t take the summer vacation of your dreams this year, blame airline chaos — and the jetset who booked out Mediterranean hotels at insane prices — and reschedule for winter.

Flight prices are forecasted to fall from the astronomical rates we were seeing, but also, many hotels that typically operate with seasonal openings are now expanding their calendars. Particularly hotels in destinations better known for summer holidays, like Provence, Mallorca, and Cape Cod, are welcoming guests for shoulder and off-season bookings.

“While the main season in Provence lasts from May to end of October, we do see —