The average price of a spa treatment in the United States is $75, but it climbs well into the three-digit range in major cities. Make the most of your investment!
If you don't work a regular 9-to-5 day, head to the spa early in the week. Some smaller ones offer discounts Monday through Wednesday (particularly before 3 p.m.). "The spa will also be quieter then, and you'll get more individual attention," says Alexis Ufland, who's helped create spas like the Mezzanine Spa in New York City and Avia Spa in Santa Barbara.
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