This week’s best travel bargains

December 13, 2012
What’s the Deal?

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.

Land

Save 25 percent on last-minute fishing trips in Belize. Frontiers Travel is offering a $990 per-person discount on seven-night packages starting Jan. 5, 12 and 19 at Turneffe Flats Lodge on the northern end of Turneffe Atoll. Price now starts at $2,980 per person double, including transfers from Belize City, lodging, all meals, guided fishing and taxes. Info: 800-245-1950, www.frontierstravel.com/tfl.

● The four-diamond Omni Mount Washington Resort, in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, is offering a stay and ski deal. The Sunday-Thursday package starts at $166, with taxes and fees, through Dec. 20, and from $210 in January. The Travel Zoo deal includes accommodations in a traditional room, two lift tickets for Bretton Woods (typically from $71), 20 percent off spa treatments and retail items, based on purchases of $50 or more; and 20 percent off the Bretton Woods Canopy Tour. Hotel rate alone is normally from $255. Book by Jan. 3. Use promo code TZOO. Info: www.omnihotels.com.

Sea

● Couples save $1,000 on a 12-day Greek Islands land and cruise vacation with Perillo Tours. With the discount, pay $3,990 per person double for three nights’ hotel in Athens and seven nights aboard the Harmony V luxury yacht, plus such extras as transfers, meals and tours of Athens and Delphi. Add port charges of $225 per person. Book by Jan. 31 and depart July 8 or Aug. 5. Info: 800-431-1515, www.perillotours.com.

●Variety Cruises is offering a 50 percent discount for the second passenger sharing a cabin on select 2013 cruises. Prices vary by itinerary and sailing date. For example, a seven-night Jewels of the Cyclades cruise sailing round trip from Athens now starts at $1,700 for the first passenger and $850 for the second passenger. Depart April through October. Port charges are an additional $225 per person. Book by Jan. 31. Info: 800-319-7776, www.varietycruises.com/english/home/specials. ●

Air

● JetBlue has a winter sale with fares from $98 round trip. For example, round-trip air from Reagan National to Boston starts at $98, including taxes, and from $100 to Fort Lauderdale. Other airlines are matching. Travel Tuesday or Wednesday from Jan. 8 through Feb. 13. Book by Dec. 19. Twenty-one day advance purchase required. Info: www.jetblue.com.

● American Airlines has a fare sale from all three Washington area airports to Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. For example, round-trip air from BWI to Santiago, Dominican Republic, starts at $363, with taxes; to Santo Domingo, fare starts at $381. Other airlines are charging in the $400 range. Travel Jan. 8 through June 13, and complete travel by June 15. Book by Dec. 18. Info: www.aa.com.

Packages

Save $400 per person on a China Best Treasure’s tour from China Spree. Discounted price starts at $3,369 per person double for trips departing March 4 and 11. Trip includes round-trip airfare from Washington to Beijing, returning from Shanghai; three domestic flights; lodging in deluxe hotels for 12 nights in Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai; 32 meals; guides; tours with admission; transfers; and taxes. Book and pay in full by Jan. 31. Info: 866-652-5656, www.chinaspree.com.

Carol Sottili, Andrea Sachs

Submit travel deals to whatsthedeal@washpost.com. Please include your phone number and e-mail address. Prices were verified Thursday afternoon when the Travel section went to press, but deals sell out and availability is not guaranteed. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance purchase may apply.

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